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Reinforcing steels, prestressing strands and load transmitting steel parts

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We act as an independent and impartial expert in the testing and inspection of reinforcing steels, prestressing strands, reinforcements and load transmitting steel parts.

Our experienced experts, suitable testing equipment and software ensures high quality and reliability in our services.

Our services are

  • Testing of reinforcing steels, prestressing strands and load transmitting steel parts
  • Continuous quality control of the manufacturers production
  • Testing services related to factory quality control
  • Testing services related to product development
  • Failure test services

Accredited testing and inspection services

Eurofins Expert Services is an inspection and testing facility authorized by Inspecta Certification Oy, the Finnish Concrete Association, Nordcert AB, GlobeCert AB and the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik DIBt.

We operate as an inspection body I006 and a testing laboratory T001 accredited by the national
accreditation body Finas.

Our laboratory testing equipment are suitable for

  • Material testing and deformation measurement with static loads in the force range 0.5 - 2000 kN and dynamic loads in the force range 0.5 - 250 kN
  • Rib geometry measurements
  • Chemical composition determinations
  • Relaxation tests and deflected tensile tests of prestressing strands

Testing of reinforcing bars and reinforcements

  • Tensile tests and bend tests
  • Weld shear tests
  • Fatigue tests
  • Rib geometry measurements
  • Testing of decoiled reinforcing steels according to the standard SFS 1267
  • Chemical composition determination


Testing of prestressing strands

  • Measurements of prestressing strands
  • Tensile tests
  • Deflected tensile tests
  • Relaxation tests
  • Fatigue tests
  • Chemical composition determination
  • Measurements of surface indentations

Testing of load transmitting steel parts

  • Tensile tests and bend tests
  • Impact tests
  • Fatigue tests
  • Chemical composition determination