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Quality Control of Cold Joints in Concrete Construction

Quality Control of Cold Joints in Concrete

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Quality Control of Cold Joints in Concrete Construction FPrimeC was retained by Ellisdon to conduct quality control of cold joints in concrete construction in two Go Transit stations in the GTA. Non-destructive testing was used to assess the quality and integrity of concrete walls in Go Station developments in Miliken (MI) and Agincourt (AG) stations. The walls showed sign of cold joints. Client was interested to study if the presence… Read More »Quality Control of Cold Joints in Concrete

in Gatineau, QC,

Non-destructive Evaluation of Concrete Tank in Gatineau

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The Problem FPrimeC was retained by Résolu Produits forestiers in Gatineau, QC, to conduct non-destructive evaluation of concrete tank. The oxygen reactor was a rectangular concrete tank with overall dimensions of 80m x 40m, and a height of approximately 5 m. Horizontal, vertical and diagonal cracks were observed in the exterior surface of concrete. Client was interested in a comprehensive of existing condition of the structure, and possible repair solutions.… Read More »Non-destructive Evaluation of Concrete Tank in Gatineau

Bridge Condition Survey & Corrosion Monitoring

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Detailed Bridge Condition Survey & Corrosion Monitoring   The Problem FPrimeC was retained by customer conduct detailed bridge condition survey and corrosion monitoring on the Rideau Ferry Bridge in Perth, ON. The 170 m bridge structure had 7 spans, and consisted of a 225 mm reinforced concrete. Detailed Bridge Condition Survey Special traffic control was planned and implemented to secure the job site for engineers, and sub-contractors. Detailed bridge condition… Read More »Bridge Condition Survey & Corrosion Monitoring

FPrimeC Solutions - Dam Inspection

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Dam

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Visual Inspection and Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Dam   The Problem FPrimeC was retained by customer for the inspection and testing of a 100 year old concrete dam in the Township of Brock, ON. The dam appeared to have cracks and concrete degradation in the wing walls, and apparent erosion over the spillway, and the concrete basin. Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation of Concrete Dam Following communication with the client, a… Read More »Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Dam

Structural Condition Assessment of Parking Garage

Structural Condition Assessment of Parking Garage | City of Toronto

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The Problem FPrimeC was retained by City of Toronto to perform detailed structural condition assessment of parking garage structure at 1229 Ellesmere Rd , Toronto, ON. Preliminary visual inspection was conducted by another consultant. Client was interested to evaluate the adequacy of the structural system. The client was planning to upgraded the waste collection system at the northwest corner of the building, near to the main entrance of the building.… Read More »Structural Condition Assessment of Parking Garage | City of Toronto

FPrimeC Solutions - Foundation Inspection (1)

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Foundations 

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Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Foundations   The Problem FPrimeC was retained by customer for the inspection and testing of wind turbine foundation elements at the Henvey Inlet Wind Project. The objective was to verify the quality and integrity of the foundation elements using non-destructive testing methods. Foundtaion elements were 2.5 m deep, and had an average radius of 5.8m. Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation Following communication with the client, a comprehensive… Read More »Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Foundations 

FPrimeC Solutions - Transmission Line Foundation

Non-destructive Evaluation of Transmission Line Foundation

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The Problem FPrimeC was retained by customer to perform non-destructive evaluation and testing on existing transmission line foundations in Fort MacKay, Alberta. The main objective was to identify the unknown length of existing pile foundations, as well as verifying the integrity of these foundations.   Multi-Technology Approach for Testing Foundations A multi-technology approach was used for the inspection and condition assessment of piles and deep foundations. A combination of rebound… Read More »Non-destructive Evaluation of Transmission Line Foundation

Quality Control of Piles

Quality Control of Concrete Piles in Montreal

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Quality Control of Concrete Piles in Montreal, Quebec   The Problem FPrimeC was retained by customer to conduct quality control of concrete piles in Montreal, QC. The pile elements under investigation were cast-in-place reinforced concrete piles with steel casing. Piles had a diameter of 1.3 m and were approximately 12 to 15 meter Deep.   Pile Integrity Testing for Quality Control Following communication with the client, a quality control procedure… Read More »Quality Control of Concrete Piles in Montreal

Case Study #1 - Inspection of Parking Garage Structure

Corrosion Inspection of Parking Garage Structure

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Inspection of Parking Garage Structure Gatineau, Quebec   The Problem FPrimeC was retained by customer for the inspection of parking garage structure in Gatineau, Quebec. Signs of severe corrosion were observed underneath the roof of the parking garage structure. The roof element was a 6″ concrete slab supported by main girders. Significant corrosion led to delamination and cover spalling across the slab. Steel reinforcement was severely corroded (loss of cross… Read More »Corrosion Inspection of Parking Garage Structure

Case Study #3 - NDT of Concrete Walls

Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Walls

Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Wall at Coleman Mine |  Levack, Ontario | May 2018 FPrimeC Solutions was engaged by Komri Engineering and Quatro Industries Ltd to conduct nondestructive evaluation of concrete walls supporting the hoist (for transportation to the mine) and other mechanical equipment at Coleman Mine near Levack, Ontario. The Problem Cracking was observed on exterior and interior walls. The main objective of the NDT/NDE was to evaluate the existing condition… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Walls