RE conducted the Chemical Anchor Pull Out Test. This chemical anchor was installed on the floor as moment-resisting support of the new column. Thus, this chemical anchor must be able to resist tension force according to the design. In this case, proof load according to the design was applied. Test frames, load cells, displacement transducers, and the data acquisition system were used.
RE conducted a load test on a ground slab in a factory on Suksawat road, Samut Prakan. In the design point of view, a ground slab is normally designed using the linear spring distribution support assumption. However, in reality, a ground slab often experiences nonlinear behavior. The slab on ground load test project was deemed necessary when there was a plan for new production line machines to be installed.
The Steel Tensile Test is used to determine yield strength, ultimate strength, and fracture strength of existing steel members. In the testing process, samples are taken from the steel members in structures such as factory roof trusses or parking roof trusses. The results of the Steel Tensile Test will be used in further analyses and evaluations of the structures.
One very common problem is that the drawing or evidence of the floor pile layout or location is missing. As a result, a thorough floor capacity analysis cannot be done. Load carrying capacity also cannot be verified. When dealing with one of these cases, RE team conducted the Non-Destructive Pile Detection on the concrete floor of a factory in the Bangpa-In Industrial Estate.
The roof structure of a meeting room was insufficient for a new ceiling load requirement according to the FEM analysis. Thus, strengthening solution was provided, and a load test was carried out to verify the safety of the structure as this is a very important meeting room of an international organization.