Laboratory Testing

Sound laboratory testing is a core NOVA value. Our laboratory maintains the highest degree of certification and accreditation for equipment, methodology, quality control, and technical training. We are inspected by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) through their Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL) and AASHTO-AAP Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) inspection and certification programs including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). These inspection and certification agencies oversee the testing of aggregate, concrete, masonry, asphalt, and steel and NOVA’s lab team is certified by ACI, NICET, NAQTC and IAS to ensure that proper laboratory techniques and methodology are followed.

Project Profiles

  • Concrete Change of Length

  • R-Value & HVEEM Stability

  • Los Angeles Abrasion

  • Moisture Vapor Emissions & Rapid Relative Humidity

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

  • Floor Flatness & Floor Levelness

  • Concrete Compression

  • Specific Gravity of Cores (Corelok) & Coring Services

  • Asphalt

  • Soils

  • Large Capacity Oven

  • Ultrasonic - UT Inspections

  • Aggregate