Soils Testing & Inspections

Soils Laboratory

Structural integrity is only as dependable as the materials used in the process.  TTL’s team of professionals conduct construction quality control testing of soils with deep foundation inspections including caisson, auger cast pile, driven pile and soil testing including soil bearing for shallow foundations, monitoring structural fill, soil/aggregate compaction and relative density.

TTL’s Services Include:

  • Standard and Modified Proctors
  • Unconfined Compressive Strength Tests on Soil & Rock
  • Specific Gravity Determination
  • Moisture Content
  • Visual Classification
  • Loss by Wash
  • In-Place Field Density Tests (Percent Compaction by Nuclear Density Meter, Sand Cone)
  • Hand and Housel Penetrometer Tests
  • Soil Backfill Control

    Soils Laboratory Testing

  • Grain Size Analysis/Atterberg Limits
  • One-dimensional Consolidation
  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR)
  • Triaxial Shear Tests (UU, CU, CD)
  • Direct shear
  • Flexible Wall & Constant Head Permeability
  • Resistivity
  • Percentage of Organics Determination (LOI)
  • Determination of Optimum Percentage of Cement for Cement Stabilization