Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by CIMA Canada Inc. (“client”) to perform structural condition assessment and nondestructive testing of Concrete Silo at ArcelorMittal Facility in Port Cartier, QC. The concrete silo showed sign of delamination and exposed steel bars on the surface. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the present condition of the concrete silo following the preliminary visual inspection. The nondestructive testing of concrete… Read More »Nondestructive Testing of Concrete Silo Structure
FPrimeC Solutions provides consultants, contractors, and asset owners with advanced non-destructive testing solutions for cost-effective evaluation and testing of concrete structures and infrastructure facilities.
Since 2016, FPrimeC have helped +100 customers in More than 4 provinces across Canada. We help customers in transportation infrastructure (bridges and tunnels), mines, power generating stations (hydro, gas, and nuclear), dams and hydraulic structures, water and waste water facilities, transmission lines, and telecommunication towers.
Our solutions provide cost-effective, and reliable means for the assessment of integrity and quality in new and existing structures. This category has a quick look at our notable works, as well as our most recent projects.
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by Denhall Construction Inc. to perform visual inspection and Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Digester Tank at the Georgetown Wastewater Treatment Plan in Halton Region in ON. The concrete digester tank had several cracks on the roof slab. The main objective of the investigation was to map cracks on the concrete roof, and estimate the extent and severity of cracks using nondestructive testing methods.… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Digester Tank
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Ellisdon to perform low strain pile integrity and crosshole sonic logging-CSL for deep foundations of the QEW Credit River Bridge in Mississauga, ON. The testing was part of the quality control and quality assurance process. The foundations were 1500 mm in diameter, and approximately 7500 mm depth. Access tubes were installed in the caissons as part of the QC program. Low Strain Pile Integrity… Read More »CSL Test for Deep Foundations of Credit River Bridge
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Client to conduct forensic investigation on concrete surface defects in an industrial warehouse in Vaughan, ON. The concrete surface had been damaged at the time of the inspection. The main objective was to assess the extent of defects, and identify potential causes. Moreover, FPrimeC was asked to provide expert opinion on several existing defects on structural and nonstructural components. Our Approach and Methodology FPrimeC… Read More »Forensic Investigation of Concrete
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by KIEWIT-EUROVIA-VINCI (KEV) PARTNERSHIP to perform inspection and nondestructive evaluation of concrete culvert structure in Ottawa, ON. The culvert structure was crossing under Carling Avenue close to the existing Lincoln Fields bus station, Ottawa, Ontario. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the condition of concrete and identify structural details following an incident during the construction process at the LRT expansion project in… Read More »Inspection and Nondestructive Evaluation of Culvert
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Canadian Cutting and Coring (Toronto) Ltd. to perform Non-destructive Testing to Evaluate the Thickness on Concrete Walls at TTC Islington Station Toronto, Ontario. The client was interested in verifying the thickness of the concrete wall and to determine if there are changes along its length. Nondestructive Testing to Evaluate Thickness of Concrete Walls – TTC Islington Four areas were investigated in this project.… Read More »Evaluate Thickness of Concrete Walls – TTC Islington
The Problem FPrimeC was engaged by LANTERRA Construction Management Ltd. to perform lows strain integrity testing on concrete piles in Toronto, ON. Concrete piles were approximately 1000 mm diameter, and had 29 to 31 m depth. The client was interested in quality control and inspection of integrity in these piles. Quality Control of Concrete Piles – Pile Integrity Test Low strain pile integrity test is a common non-destructive… Read More »Quality Control of Concrete Piles
The Problem FPrimeC was engaged by GCM Consultants to perform concrete inspection and non-destructive evaluation on concrete structure at Suncor Montreal Refinery. The client was interested in evaluating the structural integrity of the concrete structure. The main objective of this project is to perform non-destructive testing on the concrete elements to evaluate the structural integrity of the concrete structure. Solution: Non-Destructive Evaluation Following communication with the client, a multi-technology… Read More »Concrete Inspection & Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Suncor Refinery
Scope FPrimeC was engaged by ECHO- Environmental Consulting Occupational Health to perform corrosion inspection of school building in Milton, ON. The client was interested to evaluate the likelihood of active corrosion. The basement is located under the kitchen area which can increase the risk of moisture penetration, which can result in steel corrosion. The main objective of the project was to measure the likelihood of corrosion of steel bars in… Read More »Half-Cell Potential Test on School Building
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Hayman Construction Inc. to perform Quality Control on Concrete Pile Head in Toronto, Canada. Minor surface defects such as honeycombing was observed over the circumference of the pile head, and the client was interested to know if the surface defects has a negative impact on the overall quality of the pile element. NDT-Based Solution for Quality Control of Concrete Pile Head Since the pile… Read More »Quality Control of Concrete Pile Head in Toronto