We can help with: 
Concrete Testing
Concrete Scanning
Ground Penetrating Radar
Product Qualification Testing
Structural Investigations
Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Tensile Testing

30+ Years

Materials Testing Experience

Field Services

Specialized Testing provides nondestructive (Ground Penetrating Radar), destructive testing (Rebar Exposure and Identification), coring, Anchor pull & shear tests, Unreinforced masonry wall push tests, concrete moisture vapor emission rate tests, cohesion/adhesion testing.

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Ground Penetrating Radar is used to clear areas prior to saw cutting or core drilling.  We can determine key slab information for Structural Engineers, including rebar and post-tension spacing and depth, concrete cover and overlay thickness, concrete thickness, and even dowel placement. Our Ground Penetrating Radar is capable of scanning complete concrete structures, we are not limited by size for structural analysis.

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Post Tension Cable Testing
We perform Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Tensile Testing. This testing standard determines the in-plane tensile properties of polymer matrix composite materials reinforced by high-modulus fibers. ASTM D3039 tensile testing is used to measure the force required to break a polymer composite specimen and the extent to which the specimen stretches or elongates to that breaking point.
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Concrete Scanning can reveal conduits, rebar and post tension cables hidden in concrete slabs, walls and structures. Let us scan your concrete project before you core drill or saw cut. Our experienced concrete scanning technicians will ensure you avoid a costly and dangerous line strike, keep your project and team safe, on track and on budget.

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Product Qualification Testing

Specialized Testing provides physical property tests for Plastics, Mechanical and Chemical Anchors, and Powder Actuated Fasteners.  Specialized Testing provides physical property tests, static: tension, shear, oblique, proper functioning tests, certain suitability tests, and oblique tests in: concrete, CMU, steel, and composite decking.

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safety, injury, & damage prevention


We use Ground Penetrating Radar or (GPR) to  to scan and clear concrete areas prior to saw cutting or core drilling. And unlike other companies, we can conduct the scanning and complete the core drilling. In addition, our scanning equipment also provides the detail that project managers and Structural Engineers want to see. Our Ground Penetrating Radar shows key concrete slab detail including rebar and post-tension spacing and depth, concrete cover and overlay thickness, concrete thickness, and even dowel placement. With our GPR system, we are able to scan entire concrete structures, without being limited by size for structural analysis.

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Ground Penetrating Radar Projects
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ASTM concrete testing and certification


Specialized Testing provides compressive strength tests of concrete: beams, cylinders, cores, grout, mortar, and prisms according to the following standards:
Compressive strength is measured by breaking concrete specimens in a compression-testing machine. Compressive strength is calculated from the failure load divided by the cross-sectional area resisting the load and reported in units of pound-force per square inch (psi).
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Our Certifications and accreditations

We have the experience, Qualification and Expertise to handle your Next Project

ISO ISE 17025 Certified Laboratory
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Division of the State Architect Certified Concrete Testing Lab Icon
California Division of General Services Architect Certified Concrete Testing Icon
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Miami Dade County Certified Material Testing Lab
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ASTM & ICC STANDARD testing and qualification


Specialized Testing physical property tests, static: tension, shear, and oblique, proper functioning tests, and certain suitability tests to name a few.

We test and qualify under 50 ASTM Standards for Mechanical and Chemical Anchors, Dynamic and Static Testing of Panel Systems, Roof Tiles and Precast Stone Veneer, Special Roofing Systems, Screws, Powder Actuated Fasteners and more…

Product Qualification Testing


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About specialized testing

Your source for Material Testing, Concrete testing, Concrete Scanning, Field Testing, & Product Qualification testing.

For over 30 years Specialized Testing has been providing nation-wide product certification testing and throughout California and the Southwest, Concrete Testing and Scanning Services. Our primary mission is to ensure the safety of and integrity of job sites and products throughout the US. For over 3 decades we have served thousands of customers and offered reliable services and the highest quality results.

Specialized Testing is a full-service lab specializing in the testing of rebar, concrete and masonry materials. We provide services to engineers, inspectors, and construction professionals. Located in the City of Santa Fe Springs we are an approved testing facility by the ACI (American Concrete Institute) and the City of Los Angeles. Serving Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino, and Riverside County we are committed to providing our services in a timely and professional manner. We pick up all sample specimens within 48-hours of notification and aim to provide lab results within three days of initial test.