Testing & Inspection Services 2017-06-14T12:03:09+00:00

Special Inspection & Materials Testing

Ensuring Construction Integrity Throughout The Project

Quality control testing and inspection services are vital to the success of any construction project. NOVA provides project owners with critical information for the evaluation of the structural and life safety aspects of the project.

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NOVA provides special inspection and construction materials testing for:

  • Private
  • Commercial
  • Public Works
  • Government

Quality Focused. Engineer Led.

The NOVA Services special inspection and materials testing teams are led by seasoned engineers that are focused on ensuring quality. A team equipped with the latest construction techniques and technological innovations ensures your project is on solid ground.

Fast Reports. Faster Results.

NOVA’s Notevault reporting system allows users to access inspection reports in a single click, from anywhere.

  • Access reports anytime and anywhere
  • Receive daily field inspection reports through email
  • Access archived reports for future reference
  • Highly detailed reports with time stamped photographs.

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Special Inspection Services

  • Reinforced Concrete
  • Post-Tensioned Concrete
  • Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Inspection (Epoxy, Expansion Anchors)
  • Structural Masonry
  • DSA Masonry
  • Batch Plant Inspection
  • Structural Steel and Bolting
  • Structural Steel Welding (Shop and Field)
  • Non-Destructive Testing of Welds: Phased Array, Ultrasonic, Magnetic Particle, Dye Penetrant
  • Spray-Applied Fireproofing
  • Intumescent Fire-resistant Coatings
  • Deep Foundations, Piles, and Caissons
  • Structural Wood Framing
  • Tagging & Sampling of Reinforcing Steel
  • Materials Sampling and Testing
  • Bolt-tension Testing
  • Proof Load Testing (dowels, shot pins, anchors, etc.)
  • Torque Testing
  • Wood Moisture Testing
  • Concrete Moisture Vapor Emission Testing
  • Roofing Inspection

Materials Testing

Sample construction material laboratory tests offered:

  • Concrete Compression Testing
  • Masonry Grout, Mortar and Composite Prism Compression Testing
  • Concrete Flexural Strength Testing
  • Masonry Unit Conformance Testing
  • Density of Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM)
  • Cohesion/Adhesion of Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM)
  • Asphalt and Concrete Mix Design Review
  • Laboratory Compaction of Soils
  • Expansion Index
  • Field Density Testing of Compacted Soils
  • Asphaltic Pavement Laboratory Determination of Density for Asphalt
  • Hveem Stability (S-Value) Determinations for Asphalt Concrete
  • R-Value Testing
  • Asphalt and Concrete Coring
  • Aggregate Quality/Qualification Testing
  • Sand Equivalent and Durability Tests
  • Cleanness Value of Aggregate
  • Sieve Analysis
  • And much more