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Laboratory Testing

Our laboratory facilities provide specialized testing services associated with geotechnical engineering and construction materials projects.

Tierra’s laboratory provides physical testing of soil, rock, concrete, aggregate, and asphalt and is routinely inspected and accredited by CMEC and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

Tierra’s testing capabilities include, but are not limited to, testing for the following:

Soils Laboratory Tests

  • Standard and Modified Proctor
  • LBR / CBR
  • Grain Size Distribution
  • Liquid /Plastic Limits
  • Rock Unconfined Compression
  • Soil / Water Ph, Resistivity, Chlorides, Sulfates
  • Direct Shear
  • Permeability
  • Organic Content
  • Rock Split Tensile

Aggregate Laboratory Tests

  • Coarse / Fine Aggregate Gradation
  • Coarse / Fine Aggregate Fines Content
  • Coarse / Fine Aggregate Specific Gravity
  • Colorimetric Tests (Organic Content)
  • Los Angeles Abrasion
  • Unit Weight
  • Flat & Elongated Particles

Concrete Laboratory Tests

  • Compressive Strength
  • Flexural Strength
  • Split Tensile Strength

Asphalt Laboratory Tests

  • Asphalt Content by Ignition Method
  • Aggregate Gradation
  • Bulk Specific Gravity of Compacted Specimens
  • Marshall Properties

Calibration Statement: All testing and measurement devices are calibrated according to Tierra’s Quality Management System Manual.