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Anchorage pull-out and Material bonding Tests

Pull-out testing
Pull-out testing of all types of anchorage points, telecom mast and tower bolt cage bases, lifeline joints (crimped or rolled swages), eye bolts, anchor ends, signage pylons and signs, scaffold ties, building ties, and masts.

Material tests
Material bonding tests can be carried out for reinforcing steel, concrete, cement screeds, repair mortars, epoxy resin coatings, laminates, plastics, paints, welding, and enamels.
Both types of tests can be destructive or non-destructive.

Pull-out testing traceability
Pull-out testing proves the site owner's compliance with the manufacturer's design. These tests provide certified traceability for the site owner and are an essential and legal part of the health and safety audit trail in the construction industry.

Bolt-cage corrosion
Reinforced concrete base bolt-cage bolts can corrode and may go undetected until they fail. Tower anchorage structures such as telecom masts, pylons, and water tower tanks should be tested for corrosion. Corrosion is most likely to occur along our coastal regions, where there is a constant wet and salty environment.

Anchorage repairs
Repairs can be remedied immediately which will ensure that the anchorage and its base holding strength will be adequate to stand up to the stresses of loading and environmental factors.

In simpler terms:
Pull-out testing establishes the loading capacity and strength of the anchorage fixings that have been installed in or fitted onto concrete slabs and columns, brick walls, roofs, soffits, etc. It is essential for the health and safety auditing of commercial buildings, airports, railways, roads, steel masts, towers, pylons, and other structures.