Professor Robery in SOLIHULL
Materials specialist, investigating matters involving: • Concrete technology • Warehouse floors & hardstandings • Failure of concrete repair works • Concrete durability & specification • Concrete placing, bleed & shrinkage cracking • Paints & coatings for concrete • Air entrainment of concrete & performance in freezing conditions • Construction in hot climates • Underground concrete construction • Concrete test methods & data interpretation • General forensic examination of construction failures
Dr Sims in HEMEL HEMPSTEAD
Aggregates for construction • Alkali-aggregate reactivity in concrete • High-alumina cement & concrete • Concrete performance & failure (including thaumasite & other sulfate attack, etc.) • Mortar • Stone for construction (including slates) • Flooring (including screeds, tiling, etc.) • Forensic geology/geomaterials • Paving • Plaster • Rendering • Roofing (including fibre-cement materials) • Cladding materials & performance • Synthetic aggregates or cement replacements (e.g. slags, PFA, ash, clinker, etc.) • Construction...
Mr Billingham in AMERSHAM
Foundation failures, including heave & subsidence-related problems • Building defects of structure & fabric, including concrete, steel, timber & masonry buildings, whether prefabricated or in situ • Footbridge & cycle bridge-related problems of deck & structure • Concrete failures due to contamination, chloride attack, carbonation, sulphate attack, alkali-silica reaction, together with pollution-related problems & their effect • Prestressing & related problems, including prestressed & post-tensioned in situ...
Professor Grantham in LONDON
Concrete use, specification & failure investigation • Mortar • Render • Screed flooring • Plastics • Polymers • Sealants • Paint • Chemical analysis • Ceramic tiling, internal & external • Corrosion • Reinforcement corrosion • Petrographic analysis • Alkali-silica reaction (ASR) • UKAS accredited for selected tests