Archive for the ‘General’ Category
Looking to buy Ground Penetrating Radar equipment? There are several on the market but we have narrowed it down to the four most popular. GSSI, Sensors & Software, Hilti and Mala Geosciences. Here are the links to their websites (in alphabetical order)
Watch this space for more information. We will be doing a side-by-side comparison of all 4 GPR equipments giving you all the pros and cons of the different models.
In this study conducted at Howard University, Washington D.C., GPR was used to generate real-time view of the inside of concrete structures and generate images automatically for direct on-site evaluation of scan data by the technician. Even though this was ansite scan analysis, PC software was also used for subsequent data evaluation and documentation. This study was used to minimize hitting concealed objects when drilling anchor holes or through holes, breaking out openings and in diamond coring and sawing work. The study was also used for concrete quality assessment and checking reinforcement and tensioning cables.
By this method, GPR is able to detect rebar, post tension cables, conduits, voids and other objects in the slab. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So without further ado, here is a typical 3-dimensional GPR scan.
We are now certified as Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) by MDOT and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) by USDOT! Please click on the link below for more information.
We are also certified by Howard County, MD as a minority and woman owned business enterprise.
NAICS – Product and Service Description
238120 – MBE/DBE/SBE - STRUCTURAL STEEL AND PRECAST CONCRETE CONTRACTORS
(SPECIFICALLY: INSTALLATION OF CARBON FIBER REINFORCEMENT PRODUCTS)
238150 – MBE/DBE/SBE - GLASS AND GLAZING CONTRACTORS
(SPECIFICALLY: GLASS AND GLAZING CONTRACTORS FOR GLASS PANES IN RAILINGS INSTALLATION)
238190 – MBE/DBE/SBE - OTHER FOUNDATION, STRUCTURE, AND BUILDING EXTERIOR CONTRACTORS
(SPECIFICALLY: ORNAMENTAL METAL WORK INSTALLATION)
238990 – MBE/DBE/SBE - ALL OTHER SPECIALTY TRADE CONTRACTORS
(SPECIFICALLY: CONCRETE SCANNING AND DRILLING)
541330 – MBE/DBE/SBE - ENGINEERING SERVICES
(SPECIFICALLY: GEOPHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES)
541360 – MBE/DBE/SBE - GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYING AND MAPPING SERVICES
541380 – MBE/DBE/SBE - TESTING LABORATORIES
(SPECIFICALLY: GEOTECHNICAL TESTING, MECHANICAL TESTING, SOIL TESTING, AND X-RAY INSPECTION SERVICES)
561990 – MBE/DBE/SBE - ALL OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES
(SPECIFICALLY: LOCATING UNDERGROUND UTILITY LINES PRIOR TO DIGGING)
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