Avoiding Test and Inspection Problems
Discipline: Codes & Standards
Dealing with test labs and inspectors can be a hassle if you don't know what they're looking for. This session will cover requirements of the building code and will discuss the basic items inspectors are looking for on the job site. Learn about ASTM test methods and view video recordings of the tests to learn correct ways to run field tests and to determine if the test lab is doing their job correctly. Discussions will include a review of typical inspection checklists, lab reports, and common mistakes that testing labs might make regarding masonry construction.
- Demonstrate how to conduct field tests for mortar, grout, and masonry prisms
- Show the two ways to determine masonry compression strength
- Identify which level of inspection is required for different types of construction
- Apply Building Code requirements towards specific inspection items for unit placement, mortar joints, reinforcement, grouting, and preparation of test specimens
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