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Sacramento Construction Materials Testing and Special Inspection Services Adapting the creations of mankind with the forces of nature

Construction Materials Testing and Special Inspection Services

Since 1986, clients have relied on WKA for conclusive construction materials testing and special inspection services. Our testing laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art soil, concrete, masonry, asphalt and steel testing technology. WKA has conducted testing and inspection for some of the largest construction projects in Northern California, including Embassy Suites, Marriott Residence Inn, The Money Store, Raley Field, Shriners Hospital for Children, the Wells Fargo Center, and the Sacramento Convention Center expansion.

Our Construction Materials Testing and Special Inspection services include:

  • anchor bolt and dowel load tests
  • construction materials quality assurance
  • concrete placement inspection and sampling
  • concrete and reinforcing steel testing
  • concrete and asphalt mix design and review
  • DSA-approved masonry inspection
  • floor flatness testing
  • concrete and masonry coring and testing
  • slab moisture testing – calcium chloride and relative humidity
  • reinforcing steel placement inspection
  • pavement analysis
  • pre-stress and post tension steel inspection
  • NDT testing of welding – ultrasonic, dye penetrant and magnetic particle testing
  • driven piling and drilled pier inspections and testing
  • shotcrete inspection and testing
  • shop and field welding inspection and testing
  • structural steel bolting inspection and testing
  • spray-applied fireproofing inspection and testing
  • compression, tensile and shear testing of building materials and construction elements