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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.

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

Case Study #4 - NDT of Parking Garage

Nondestructive Evaluation of Parking Garage

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Nondestructive Evaluation of Parking Garage in Residential Condominium  Thornhill, Ontario | Mar 2018 FPrimeC Solutions was engaged by condominium owner to conduct non-destructive testing on the 46,000 sq ft. concrete slab (2 level parking structure). The Problem The main objective of this investigation was to evaluate the condition of concrete slab underneath mastic, identify potential corrosion, and delamination underneath the mastic. NDT/NDE Inspection Following a comprehensive Visual Inspection of the slabs, walls,… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Parking Garage

Case Study #5 - NDT of Trunk Sewers

Nondestructive Evaluation of Trunk Sewer System

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Nondestructive Evaluation of Trunk Sewer System York Region, Markham | Jan 2018 FPrimeC Solutions was engaged by Michels Canada Co to evaluate the concrete lining thickness along 250 ft. major sever in Markham, ON. The area under investigation was part of 16th Av. Markham Sewer rehabilitation. The Problem The main objective of this investigation was to evaluate the thickness of concrete lining in the trunk sewer. The client was also… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Trunk Sewer System

Case Study #6 - NDT of Foundations

Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Foundations

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Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Foundations Portlands Energy Centre | Toronto, ON | Apr 2017 FPrimeC Solutions was engaged by Portlands Energy Centre to perform Non-Destructive Evaluation and Testing (NDE/NDT) of concrete foundation supporting massive gas turbine generators in the PEC generating station in downtown Toronto, Ontario. The Problem Cracking and delamination was observed on the concrete foundation of a gas turbine generator, during the routine inspection. The concrete structure sits over a mat concrete… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Foundations

Recent Projects - Darlington_Nuclear_Masthead

Estimating In-Place Concrete Strength in Concrete Slab – Darlington Refurbishment

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FPrimeC Solutions was engaged by SNC-Lavalin Nuclear  and Aecon Industrial to perform non-destructive testing for evaluation of in-place concrete strength in concrete slab (400 sq.m). The main objective of the project was to verify the low break values from laboratory, in a limited timed, and with minimum intrusive tests possible. The structure was part of Darlington Refurbishment project by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) at the Darlington generating facilities. The Problem The client was concerned… Read More »Estimating In-Place Concrete Strength in Concrete Slab – Darlington Refurbishment

Non-Destructive Evaluation of GO Transit Bridge – Whitby

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FPrimeC Solutions was engaged by Veresk Inc. to conduct Non-Destructive Evaluation of GO Transit Bridge (10.67 Thickson Rd. Bridge), in Whitby, Ontario. The bridge is part of the GO transit train railway route running from Oshawa to downtown Toronto. The Problem Significant cracking was observed on the concrete slab on or around the supports and the abutment walls. The cracks were partly inclined, and very close to the edge of… Read More »Non-Destructive Evaluation of GO Transit Bridge – Whitby