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Allied Testing Laboratories specializes in Special Inspections throughout Massachusetts & New England.  Our certified technicians perform tests related to the International Building Code. Concrete Testing & Inspections, Soil Testing, Non-Destructive Testing, and Structural Steel Inspections, are some of the consulting services that we provide.

Soil Testing & 

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Soil Field Tests:

* ASTM D 3017  In-Place Field Density Test (Nuclear Gauge Method)

* ASTM D 2922  In-Place Water Content of Soil and Rock (Nuclear Gauge Method)

* ASTM D 1556  In-Place Field Density Test (Sand Cone Method)


Soil Laboratory Tests:

* ASTM D 1557  Moisture/Density Relationship

* ASTM D   422  Particle Size Analysis

* Atterberg Limits

* Permeability (Falling Head, Constant Head, Flexiwall)

*Mass Title V & CT Title V

*ASTM C 131 L.A Abrasion Testing

*ASTM C127/C128 Specific Gravity of Coarse & Fine Aggregate

*ASTM C 88 Soundness Testing


Concrete Testing &

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Concrete Field Tests:

*ACI/NETTCP Concrete Inspectors

* ASTM C 138  Concrete Unit Weight and Yield Checks

* ASTM C 143  Slump Test

* ASTM C 172  Sampling Fresh Concrete

* ASTM C  231  Air Entrainment Test (Pressure Method)

* ASTM C 1064  Temperature of Fresh Concrete

* ASTM E 1155  Floor Flatness/Levelness Testing

* ASTM F 1869  Moisture Vapor Emission using Anhydrous Calcium Chloride

* ASTM F 2170  Relative Humidity using In-Situ Probes


Concrete Laboratory Tests:

* ASTM C  39  Compressive Strength Testing of Cylinders

Structural Steel & Welding


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Structural Steel Inspections:.

* AWS Certified Welding Inspectors

*ICC Structural Welding & Bolting Inspectors

* Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

* Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)

* Liquid Penetrant Testing (VT)

* Welding Procedure Development

* Welding Procedure and Performance


*Qualification Testing

* Shop/Field Inspection of Structural and other types of Steel Construction

* High Strength Bolting Examination

* Special Inspections

* Light Gauge Metal Framing

* Curtain Wall Inspection

* Laboratory Testing of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Materials, Castings, Weldments, and Forgings

Masonry Inspections

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Masonry Testing and Inspection: Technicians ensure that the placement and curing procedures for masonry are adhered to in accordance with project specifications, ASTM Standards, as well as any applicable code requirements.


Masonry Field and Laboratory Tests:

* ASTM C   39      Compressive Strength Testing

* ASTM C  140     Sample and Test Concrete Masonry Units

* ASTM C  1019   Sample and Test Grout Specimens

Fireproofing/Firestop Inspections


Spray Fireproofing Inspections: ICC Certified Fireproofing Inspectors will evaluate the Sprayed-on Fireproofing for proper coverage, thickness, and density.


* ASTM E 605 Thickness and Density Testing

* ASTM E 736  Cohesion/Adhesion Testing

Asphalt/Paving Inspections

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Bituminous Asphalt Inspections: NETTCP Certified Bituminous Field Technicians will ensure that the preliminary paving surface is properly prepared for paving by checking the temperature of the delivered mixture, inspection of the paving and rolling operation, check pavement thickness and determine in place density.


Bituminous Field and Laboratory Tests:

* ASTM D 2950  In Place Density (Nuclear Density Gauge)

* ASTM D 3549  Thickness Evaluation/Coring of Pavement

* AASHTO T245  Preparation of Marshall Specimens

* AASHTO T166  Bulk Specific Gravity of Mixtures

* AASHTO T209  Theoretical Maximum Specific Gravity

* AASHTO T164  Extraction of Bitumen from Mix and Gradation

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