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
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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.
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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