# Physical Testing

Everything breaks, and we can find exactly how much it takes.

Whether it’s crushing concrete, stretching steel, or twisting bonding adhesives, CTLGroup has spent its entire history helping clients get the most out of their materials and products. The CTLGroup Physical Test Labs can provide strength testing for any material. Our capacities extend to 10 million pounds of strength testing, and many of the standard tests used nation-wide were created in these same labs. When the question is strength and durability, test CTLGroup to push the limits.

### Lab Tests

- AASHTO T 103 Soundness of Aggregates by Freezing and Thawing (Procedure A Total Immersion in Water)
- AASHTO T 259 Resistance of Concrete to Chloride Ion Penetration
- AASHTO T 277 Electrical Indication of Concrete's Ability to Resist Chloride Ion Penetration
- AASHTO TP 64 – 03, 'Standard Method of Test for Predicting Chloride Penetration of Hydraulic Cement Concrete by the Rapid Migration Procedure'
- ACI 211.2 Appendix A-Specific Gravity Factors and Rate of Absorption Determination
- Alberta Testing BT 001 Vapor Transmission, Waterproofing & Hiding Power of Concrete Sealers
- Alberta Testing BT 002 Alkaline Resistance of Penetrating Sealers for Bridge Concrete
- ASTM C 1018 Flexural Toughness and First-Crack Strength of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (Using Beam With Third-Point Loading)
- ASTM C 1042 Bond Shear Strength of Latex Systems Used with Concrete by Slant Shear
- ASTM C 1074 Standard Practice for Estimating Concrete Strength by the Maturity Method
- ASTM C 1105 Length Change of Concrete Due to Alkali-Carbonate Rock Reaction
- ASTM C 116 Compressive Strength of Concrete Using Portions of Beams Broken in Flexure
- ASTM C 120 Flexural Testing of Slate (Modulus of Rupture, Modulus of Elasticity)
- ASTM C 1202 Electrical Indication of Concrete's Ability to Resist Chloride Ion Penetration
- ASTM C 121 Water Absorption of Slate
- ASTM C 1240 Standard Specification for Silica Fume Used in Cementitious Mixtures
- ASTM C 1252 / AASHTO T304 Uncompacted Void Content of Fine Aggregate
- ASTM C 127 Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), and Absorption of Coarse Aggregates
- ASTM C 128 Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), and Absorption of Fine Aggregates
- ASTM C 1293 Determination of Length Change of Concrete Due to Alkali Silica Reaction
- ASTM C 131 Standard Test Method for Resistance to Degradation of Small-Size Coarse Aggregate by Abrasion and Impact in the Los Angeles Machine
- ASTM C 1315 Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds Having Special Properties for Curing and Sealing Concrete
- ASTM C 136 Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
- ASTM C 138 Standard Test Method for Density (Unit Weight), Yield, and Air Content (Gravimetric) of Concrete
- ASTM C 142 Clay Lumps and Friable Particles in Aggregate
- ASTM C 143 Standard Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete
- ASTM C 151 Autoclave Expansion of Portland Cement
- ASTM C 1549 – Standard Test Method for Determining Solar Reflectance (ALBEDO) Near Ambient Temperature Using a Portable Solar Reflectometer
- ASTM C 156 Standard Test Method for Water Retention by Concrete Curing Materials
- ASTM C 157 Length Change of Hardened Hydraulic-Cement Mortar and Concrete
- ASTM C 1583 Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Concrete Surfaces and the Bond Strength or Tensile Strength of Concrete Repair and Overlays
- ASTM C 1585 Measurement of Rate of Absorption of Water by Hydraulic-Cement Concretes
- ASTM C 1602 Standard Specification for Mixing Water Used in the Production of Hydraulic Cement Concrete (Table 1 requirements)
- ASTM C 171 Standard Specification for Sheet Materials for Curing Concrete
- ASTM C 173 Standard Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method
- ASTM C 192 Standard Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory
- ASTM C 215 Fundamental Transverse, Longitudinal, and Torsional Frequencies of Concrete Specimens
- ASTM C 217 Weather Resistance of Slate
- ASTM C 231 Standard Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method
- ASTM C 232 Standard Test Methods for Bleeding of Concrete
- ASTM C 260 Standard Specification for Air-Entraining Admixtures for Concrete
- ASTM C 29 Standard Test Method for Bulk Density (Unit Weight) and Voids in Aggregate
- ASTM C 293 Standard Test Method fo Flexural Strength of Concrete (Using Simple Beam with Center Point Loading)
- ASTM C 308 Standard Test Methods for Working, Initial Setting, and Service Strength Setting Times of Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars
- ASTM C 309 Standard Specification for Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds for Curing Concrete
- ASTM C 31 Standard Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
- ASTM C 33 Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates
- ASTM C 330 Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Structural Concrete
- ASTM C 331 Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Concrete Masonry Units
- ASTM C 332 Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Insulating Concrete
- ASTM C 341 Standard Practice for Length Change of Drilled or Sawed Specimens of Hydraulic-Cement Mortar and Concrete
- ASTM C 348 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars
- ASTM C 349 Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using Portions of Prisms Broken in Flexure)
- ASTM C 387 Standard Specification for Packaged, Dry, Combined Materials for Mortar and Concrete
- ASTM C 39 Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
- ASTM C 40 Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregates for Concrete
- ASTM C 403 Standard Test Method for Time of Setting of Concrete Mixtures by Penetration Resistance
- ASTM C 406 Standard Specification for Roofing Slate
- ASTM C 42 Standard Test Method for Obtaining and Testing Drilled Cores and Sawed Beams of Concrete
- ASTM C 465 Standard Specification for Processing Additions for Use in the Manufacture of Hydraulic Cements
- ASTM C 470 Standard Specification for Molds for Forming Concrete Test Cylinders Vertically
- ASTM C 496 Standard Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
- ASTM C 497 Standard Test Methods for Concrete Pipe, Manhole Sections, or Tile (External Load Crushing Strength)
- ASTM C 503 Standard Specification for Marble Dimension Stone (Exterior)
- ASTM C 512 Standard Test Method for Creep of Concrete in Compression
- ASTM C 531 Standard Test Method for Linear Shrinkage and Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Chemical-Resistant Mortars and Concretes
- ASTM C 535 Standard Test Method for Resistance to Degradation of Large -Size Coarse Aggregate by Abrasion and Impact in the Los Angeles Machine
- ASTM C 567 Standard Test Method for Determining Density of Structural Lightweight Concrete
- ASTM C 568 Standard Specification for Limestone Dimension Stone
- ASTM C 579 Standard Test Methods for Compressive Strength of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings and Polymer Concrete
- ASTM C 580 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength and Modulus of Elasticity of Chemical-Resistant Mortars and Concretes
- ASTM C 586 Standard Test Method for Potential Alkali Reactivity of Carbonate Rocks for Concrete Aggregates (Rock Cylinder Method)
- ASTM C 597 Standard Test Method for Pulse Velocity Through Concrete
- ASTM C 615 Standard Specification for Granite Dimension Stone
- ASTM C 616 Standard Specification for Quartz-Based Dimension Stone
- ASTM C 617 Standard Practice for Capping Cyindrical Concrete Specimens. (Saw-Cap-Test)
- ASTM C 629 Standard Specification for Slate Dimension Stone
- ASTM C 641 Standard Test Method for Iron Staining Materials in Lightweight Concrete Aggregates
- ASTM C 642 Standard Test Method for Density, Absorption, and Voids in Hardened Concrete
- ASTM C 666 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Concrete to Rapid Freezing and Thawing
- ASTM C 67 Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile
- ASTM C 672 Standard Test Method for Scaling Resistance of Concrete Surfaces Exposed to Deicing Chemicals
- ASTM C 779 Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Horizontal Concrete Surfaces
- ASTM C 78 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Concrete (Using Simple Beam with Third-Point Loading)
- ASTM C 806 Standard test Method for Restrained Expansion of Expansive Cement Mortar
- ASTM C 807 Standard Test Method for Time of Setting by Hydraulic Cement Mortar by Modified Vicat Needle
- ASTM C 827 Standard Test Method for Change in Height at Early Ages of Cylindrical Specimens from Cementitious Mixtures
- ASTM C 876 Half-Cell Potentials of Uncoated Reinforcing Steel in Concrete
- ASTM C 878 Standard Test Method of Restrained Expansion of Shrinkage Compensating Concrete
- ASTM C 88 Soundness of Aggregates by Use of Sodium Sulfate or Magnesium Sulfate
- ASTM C 880 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone
- ASTM C 882 Bond Strength of Epoxy-Resin Systems Used with Concrete By Slant Shear
- ASTM C 928 Standard Specification for Packaged, Dry, Rapid-Hardening Cementitious Materials for Concrete Repairs
- ASTM C 939 Standard Test Method for Flow of Grout for Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete (Flow Cone Method)
- ASTM C 940 Standard Test Method for Expansion and Bleeding of Freshly Mixed Grouts for Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete in the Laboratory
- ASTM C 97 Standard Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone
- ASTM C 979 Standard Specification for Pigments for Integrally Colored Concrete
- ASTM C170 Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Dimension Stone
- ASTM C469 Standard Test Method for Static Modulus of Elasticity and Poisson's Ratio of Concrete in Compression
- ASTM C99 Standard Test Method for Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone
- ASTM D 2936-08 Standard Test Method for Direct Tensile Strength of Intact Rock Core Specimens
- ASTM D 5607-08 Direct Shear Strength Tests of Rock Specimens Under Constant Normal Force
- ASTM D 6489 Standard Test Method for Determining the Water Absorption of Hardened Concrete Treated With a Water Repellent Coating
- ASTM E 514 Standard Test Method for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry
- ASTM E 96 Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials
- ASTM F 1869 Measuring Moisture Vapor Emission Rate of Concrete Subfloor Using Anhydrous Calcium Chloride
- ASTM G 109 Standard Test Method for Determining the Effects of Chemical Admixtures on the Corrosion of Embedded Steel Reinforcement in Concrete
- Brookfield Viscometer Test
- Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
- Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (or Contraction) of Thin-Section FRC
- Construction Materials
- CRD C036 Themal Diffusitity
- CRD C044 Themal Conductivity
- CTLGroup - Blending of Dry Powders (800 lb Batch)
- CTLGroup - Comparative Grindability
- CTLGroup Closed Circuit Mill Grinding
- Denver Jaw Crusher or Roller Crusher 1-Hour Operation
- Direct Tensile Testing of Concrete Cores
- Flexural Properties of Thin-Section Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
- IOWA 406-C Shearing Strength of Bonded Concrete
- Modified ASTM C 666 Resistance of Concrete to Rapid Freezing and Thawing - Sealer/Coating/Epoxy Evaluation
- Modified: ASTM C 672 Standard Test Method for Scaling Resistance of Concrete Surfaces Exposed to Deicing Chemicals
- Modified-50 Day: ASTM C 642 Standard Test Method for Density, Absorption, and Voids in Hardened Concrete
- NCHRP Report 244 - Series IV Northern Exposure (non-reinforced)
- NYDOT 502-3P Freeze-Thaw Testing of Concrete Cores
- Post Tension Institute Specification for Grouts
- Rotovisco Test
- Specific Heat
- Unrestrained Cyclic Wetting and Drying Strains of Thin-Section FRC

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