Laboratory Testing

Shield maintains and operates our own accredited Materials Testing Laboratories in Charlotte, North Carolina as well as Knoxville, Tennessee. These facilities provide support to our landfill, geotechnical engineering, and construction materials testing groups for their quality control/quality assurance services, field personnel, and clients ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Testing in the lab is performed in conjunction with applicable standards that include ASTM, AASHTO, USDA, local, state, and other published standards. Both the Charlotte and Knoxville facilities also participate in the AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) soil proficiency sample program. The goal of Shield’s laboratory is to provide precise and accurate results customized to our clients’ specific standards and budget as efficiently as possible.

A few of the materials our engineers and technicians regularly work with in our lab include:

  • Soil
  • Aggregate
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt
  • Rock
  • Fly Ash
  • Fireproofing
  • Slurry Mixtures
  • Soil Admixture Testing

Give us a call today to find out more about how our expertise can benefit your operation.