DRP houses sophisticated facilities for optical and electron microscopy of cement-based construction materials.
Image is everything. This is an EDS phase map is from a foundation subjected to sulfate attack.
We love rocks. Always have. Always will. Fresh front range granite...
The petrographic microscope is a powerful tool for documenting deterioration mechanisms related to durability, such as alkali-silica reaction.
The most important aspect of petrography is understanding how it relates to performance. Our experience and expertise allows for a seamless integration of macro and microscopic observations.
To the source!! We also work the pits and mines that provide the components used to produce concrete.