SETSCO

Category

Industry

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Building Material Testing

Setsco is able to provide insight into a comprehensive range of traditional and new materials in the market, giving professionals in the industry the basis to make informed and calculated decisions. We acheive this with the aid of some latest state of the art equipment, new testing techniques and experience specialists.

Our services includes:

• Microscopic Analysis
-- Aggregates
-- Concrete
-- Stones
-- Paint coatings (layers and thickness)
• Petrography
• Concrete (strength and durability)
• Fibre reinforced concrete
(strength and toughness etc)
• Concrete admixtures (organic and mineral)
• Concrete products
-- Autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC)
-- Ferrocement slabs
-- Precast facade panels
-- Paver block
• Cement
-- Portland cement
-- Sulphate resistance cement
• Cement
-- Masonry cement
-- Blended cement (silica fumes, fly, ash, slag)
-- High alumina cement
• Aggregates
-- Fine aggregates
-- Coarse aggregates
-- Plastering sand
• Refractory materials
• Stones (granite, marble, sandstone and slate)
• Rocks
• Ceramic tiles
-- Ceramic floor and wall tiles
-- Clay roofing tiles
-- Mosaic
-- Terrazzo
• Glass test
-- Surface edge stress
-- Surface compression stress
-- Fragmentation
-- Roller wave
-- Boil test
-- Impact test
• Tile adhesive
• System testing
-- Water & air tightness test for building enclosure and blast-door household shelter
-- Water penetration test on wall/window joint components
-- Wall partition
-- Watertightness for blast door household shelter
• Tile grout
• Repair materials
-- Cement-based bonding aid
-- Polymer modified cement sand mortar
-- Non-shrink cement grout
-- Epoxy mortar
-- Resin for injection
• Flooring
-- Floor hardener
-- Epoxy screeds
-- Water-proofing screeds
-- Self-levelling screeds
-- Floor screeds
• Waterproofing system
-- Integral waterproofing system
-- Cementitious waterproofing membrane
-- Water stops
-- Preformed membrane
• Wood and timber
• Decorative finishes (skim coats & renders)
-- Epoxy
-- Paint/coating
-- Sealant
-- Elastomeric waterproofing membrane
-- Plastic components
-- Fibre/carbon composites
-- Rubbers
-- Geotextiles
• Mechanical fixings
-- Anchor bolts (chemical, expandable)
-- Cast in anchors
• Sports hall surfaces
-- Shock absorption
-- Vertical deformation
-- Vertical ball behaviour
-- Rolling load behaviour
-- Friction test
• Playground inspection
• Playground testing
-- Impact attennation
-- Ease of ignition

Chemical Tests

Our chemical testing department is equipped with the necessary capabilities and experience for the building material analysis of the following:

  • Concrete, cement, sand, slag
  • Polymer
  • Timber
  • Asphalt premix, bitumen
  • Paint & coatings
  • Tiles
  • Asbestos
  • Metal & metal alloys (gold, silver etc)