Our concrete cube testing service is used by construction companies and contractors.
On-Site Concrete Cube Making
It can be shown that with a large proportion of cube test failures that some deviation from BS EN 12390 has occurred in the on-site sampling, compaction and curing procedures. CMT offer trained technicians who can be mobilised at short notice, to carry out the on-site sampling (including slump test) and making of concrete test cubes which are cured and tested in strict accordance with BS EN 12390.
Concrete Cube Testing
CMT offer a cube collection service. All collected cubes are stored in water tanks to BS EN 12390 until testing is required. Air Entrainment Testing - frequent tests are essential in order to maintain at a constant level the air entrainment level that has been determined as optimal for a particular kind of cement. The Air Entrainment Meter gives a direct reading of the air content in per cent (%).
On-Site Mortar Cube Making
We provide an independent mortar cube making service. Ready-mix, Silo and Hand-mix mortar can all be sampled for compressive strength testing on a regular or one off basis. CMT offer trained technicians who can be mobilized at short notice, to carry out the on-site sampling and making of mortar test cubes which are cured and tested in strict accordance with BS 4551 at our UKAS accredited laboratory.
Mortar Cube Collecting
We offer a mortar cube collection service with collected cubes being stored in lime saturated water tanks to BS 4551 until testing is required.