Accurately assess material properties to improve the quality of your structure or products.

What we do

Our forensic laboratory testing is some of the best in the business and maintains state-of-the-artequipment to accurately assess the insitu material properties and characteristics of an extracted sample from your structure.

You can extract samples or our expert team will extract them for you and perform testing in our Chicago or Houston laboratories.

The need to accurately assess the insitu state of concrete and masonry samples is paramount to determine the present state of the material. Using petrographic examination and a full chemical service laboratory, UCT can determine this state using:

Petrographic examination to assess the properties of a hardened concrete or masonry sample.

Chloride content analysis to determine the chloride profile in a sample

Physical testing including simulated service condition tests, destructive testing and fatigue testing for a variety of materials

Chemical analysis

Extent of freeze-thaw damage

Many other capabilities

Our Team Is Flexible

As a laboratory that is accredited by AASHTO / CCRLas well as IAS / A2LA, we can provide services that are recognized both nationally and internationally.

All of our forensic laboratory tests are carried out by lab technicians and engineers that have years of experience in their field.

As a result of this level of experience and accreditation, we leave nothing to chance and we can publish a series of reports that will definitively prove that your construction process is at its best.

Forensic Laboratory Testing and Support

Regardless of the nature of the issue that you are experiencing with concrete, wood, and metallic materials, we can help identify the problems or cause.We can also perform alkali silica reaction testing as well as abrasion and durability testing that will help you to specialize in a variety of areas where your building or construction process may fail.

By knowing about the worst-case scenario upfront and learning about ways that you could potentially improve the strength of your building, it is possible that you can save costs as well as prepare for the future..

What’s the first step you need to take to start your process for service?

Contact our staff today should you require forensic laboratory testing for your business or construction process.

Why should you hire our services?

Any type of forensic laboratory testing that we take on is backed by our guarantee for quick returns on reporting. We want to make sure that we can offer a convenient level of service for every one of our customers. As a result, we are committed to quick turnaround times from our forensic laboratory testing team.

Our forensic laboratory testing uses state-of-the art technologies as well as our seasoned experts with many years of experience in performing tests can help solve problems and indentify the material properties you are looking for.


How fast can we get a forensic laboratory testing?
We can provide compliance and noncompliance reporting in 24 to 36 hours.
What types of companies do you work with?

We work in any type of construction project from Fortune 500 companies to small and privately owned commercial properties.

Which nondestructive testing method can you use?
We have nondestructive testing methods that include magnetic particle inspection, x-ray and isotopes, visual inspection, ground penetrating radar, specialized drone services, ultrasonic inspection and more.
Who can your support services benefit?
We can help with site selection, design, engineering, construction support, property management support, assessment for repairs and more.
Can I apply for a position with your company?

Please use the “Contact Us” form, select Human Resources, and submit your resume in .txt format if you feel as though you would be an asset to our company.

Contact Us

The first step you need to take to start your process for service is to contact our staff by either calling 847-459-9090 or filling out the form below.