Pioneer Technical Services, Inc. offers a variety of professional geotechnical and construction materials testing services to public, commercial, and residential construction industries. Working from a high standard of quality buy soma control we provide clients with accurate results needed for design and specification. We offer the following professional services to test construction materials:

Field Inspection – Construction Materials Testing (below) – Geotechnical Testing

We offer the following professional services to test construction materials (laboratory locations and contact information):

Aggregate Testing

  • Sieve Analysis Coarse and Fine Aggregate – ASTM C136/AASHTO T27
  • Particle-Size Analysis of Soils (Hydrometer) – ASTM D5519
  • Large Rock Gradation
  • Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine and Coarse Aggregate – ASTM C128, C127/AASHTO T84, T85
  • Los Angeles Abrasion – ASTM C131, C535/AASHTO T96
  • Friable Pieces Aggregate – ASTM C142/AASHTO T112
  • Lightweight Particles – ASTM C123
  • Flat and Elongated Particles – ASTM 04791
  • Sodium or Magnesium Soundness – ASTM C88/AASHTO T104
  • Soundness of Aggregate by Freeze and Thaw – AASHTO T103
  • Micro-Deval Coarse and Fine Aggregate – ASTM D6928, C7428/AASHTO T327

Compaction Testing

  • Standard Proctor (Moisture-Density) – ASTM 0698, D558
  • Modified Proctor (Moisture-Density) – ASTM D1557, D558
  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR) of Laboratory Compacted Soils – ASTM D1883, AASHTO T193

Portland Cement Concrete and Masonry Testing

  • Compressive Strength of Cylinders, Concrete Beam, Concrete Core, Mortar Cube, Grout Prism, CMU Prism – ASTM C39, C42, C109, C1019, C1314
  • Fresh Concrete or Grout Testing – ASTM C143, C281, C1064, C31, C39

General Testing

  • Atterberg Limits – ASTM D43181/AASHTO T88, T89
  • Organic Content by Loss-on-Ignition – ASTM D2947/AASHTO T257
  • Moisture Content and Unit Weight from Liner – ASTM D2216, D2937
  • Moisture Content – ASTM D2216/AASHTO T265

Hot Mix Asphalt

  • Asphalt Content and Gradation
  • Asphalt Content – AASHTO T308, T30/ASTM D6307, D5444
  • Marshal Stability, Flow, and Unit Weight – AASHTO T245, T166/ASTM D6927, D2726
  • Unit Weight of Asphalt Core Sample – AASHTO T166/ASTM D2726
  • Theoretical Maximum Specific Gravity – AASHTO T209/ASTM D2041
  • Complete Design for a Given Asphalt and Aggregate
  • Marshall Test, Including Asphalt Content, Gradation, and Air Voids – AASHTO T245/ASTM D6926, D6927
  • Superpave Volumetric Mix Design (Complete)- AASHTO T312, ASTM D6925
  • Superpave Volumetric Mix Design (Trial) – AASHTO T312, ASTM D6925
  • Superpave Consensus Aggregate Test – Various AASHTO/ASTM Methods
  • Modified Lottman Test – AASHTO T283/ASTM D4867
  • Cover Aggregate Physical Properties/Application Rate
  • Field Verification of Grade S Mixes, Includes Volumetrics, % Bitumen Unit Weight, Gradation – ASTM D6925
  • Immersion-Compression Test – AASHTO T167/ASTM D1074, D675
  • Volume Swell of Bituminous Mixtures – MT-305

Certifications and Laboratory Accreditations – NICET, ACI,  AASHTO, ASTM, and WAQTC.

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