On-Site Testing Service

National Testing provide a rapid and responsive field testing service, primarily to the UK infrastructure, construction, property, legal and facility management sectors. We offer a fast and flexible nationwide service, the ability to respond around the clock and we regularly mobilise at short notice to meets the needs of our customers.

Our site testing personnel have an in-depth knowledge of their fields and consistently deliver high standards of service that provide peace of mind for our customers, and help them to comply with relevant quality standards and current health and safety requirements. Some of our most popular field testing services and test methods include:

Floors and Floor Coverings

BS 7976-2:2002+A1:2013
To determine the slip resistance of pedestrian surfaces, including paved surfaces, ceramic floor tiles and clay pavers.

UK Slip Resistance Guideline, Issue 4:2011

To measure the surface micro-roughness (Rz) of floors and floor coverings.

Natural Stone Surfaces

BS EN 14231:2013

To determine the slip resistance of natural stone, including modular tiles, floors and stairs as well as slabs and setts used for external paving.

Concrete Floors

BS EN 13892-8:2002

Pull-off adhesion testing to determine the bond strength of a screed or topping to a concrete floor.

BS 8204-1
Surface regularity testing for concrete and cementitious levelling screeds, bases and in-situ floorings.

Road Pavement And Airfield Surfaces

BS EN 13036-4:2011

Method for measurement of skid resistance of a road or airfield surface.

TRRL Road Note 27:1969

Method of checking the resistance of wet road surfaces to skidding.

BS 7941-2:2001

Measurement of surface skid resistance using the GripTester braked wheel fixed slip device.

BS EN 13036-1:2010

Surface macro texture depth using a volumetric patch technique.

Road Marking Materials

BS EN 1436:2007+A1:2008

Measuring method to determine skid resistance of road markings and lines.

Gully Tops and Manhole Covers

BS EN 124-1:2015 – Annex C.

Test to determine the unpolished skid resistance of manhole covers for vehicular and pedestrian areas including those made of cast iron, steel or aluminium alloys, precast steel reinforced concrete, composite materials, polypropylene, polyethylene or plasticised poly (vinyl chloride).

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