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Building Plans

Special Inspection/Non-Destructive Examination

Whether your project is a prominent high rise office structure or multifamily apartments, MatriScope performs all types of construction special inspection and nondestructive examination (NDE) services.

 If your location is remote, we’ll bring our mobile laboratory facilities to your project. In addition to the standard services we offer, MatriScope can design specialized tests to meet the unique needs of your project.

MatriScope’s comprehensive NDE program is administered by American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level III certified professionals for the specific methods being utilized. Our written practice is in conformance with the requirements of ASNT CP 189 and ASNT TC 1A requirements.

MatriScope’s technicians undergo rigorous training, and must demonstrate their proficiency before they are certified. Our experts have the knowledge and equipment to perform NDE in the field, on the project site, at the point of fabrication or manufacture, and/or in the laboratory.

Our standard Special Inspection services include:

  • Asphalt batch plant and pavement inspection

  • Combination building inspection

  • Complete laboratory testing of soil, asphalt, concrete, masonry, steel, fire-proofing, roofing and other construction materials

  • Concrete batch plant inspection

  • Concrete strength testing, mix design and evaluation

  • Field inspection and control of masonry construction

  • Post-tension and reinforcing steel inspection

  • Soil compaction testing and inspection

  • Steel fabrication inspection

  • Weld inspection and testing

Non-Destructive Examination services include:

  • Coating thickness

  • Floor flatness evaluation

  • Ground penetrating radar

  • Liquid penetrant inspection

  • Magnetic particle inspection

  • Schmidt hammer

  • Ultrasonic inspection

  • Visual inspection

  • Weld procedure and welder performance certification

  • X-ray and isotope radiography

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