SOLVING FOR WHY: Vacuum Chamber Glass Test

WJE instrumentation specialist Roger Pelletier demonstrates a vacuum chamber test: loading a glass window to failure to determine whether noted surface conditions significantly affected the glass's structural integrity.

 
SOLVING FOR WHY: Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

WJE chemist Tonya Werner demonstrates the use of our atomic absorption instrument to identify the concentration of different elements in a mortar sample.

 
SOLVING FOR WHY: Monotonic tension test

WJE structural engineer Scott Graham demonstrates a monotonic tension test—pulling rebar apart until it breaks—using our Tinius Olsen test machine.

 
solving for why: metallographic examination

WJE metallurgist Al Stone discusses metallurgical evaluation—common samples, how we identify issues, and how this information helps our clients.

 
SOLVING FOR WHY: Evaluating Water-to-Cement Ratio

WJE petrographers Daniela Mauro and George Reo demonstrate a series of evaluations performed to judge the durability of a concrete core.

 

Solving for why: ACCELERATED WEATHERING TO TEST STONE DURABILITY

WJE architect Daren Kneezel explains the process by which we test the durability of dimension stone cladding.

 
SOLVING FOR WHY: MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION USING FTIR

WJE chemist Kim Steiner walks through one method used to identify materials.