C/B&GFRP Rebar Testing

C/B&GFRP Rebar Testing

CMTE holds the distinction of being an approved testing facility for Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) – LAB-ISM033 and ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory by ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). The scope of accreditation encompasses mechanical, physical, and durability tests for quality control and qualification of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) products.

We cover a wide range of standards and codes in the USA, Canada, KSA, and the UK:

  • FDOT requirements – Section 932-4: FY 2024-25 Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Reinforcing Bars- Materials Manual Section 12.1 Volume II-2023.
  • ASTM D7957/D7957M-22: Standard Specification for Solid Round Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars for Concrete Reinforcement.
  • ASTM D8505/D8505M-23: Basalt and Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars for Concrete Reinforcement.
  • ISO 10406-1-2015: Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP reinforcement of concrete – Test Methods.
  • Standard Specifications for Solid Round Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars for Concrete Reinforcement – 12 –SAMSS-027- Saudi Aramco Materials System Specification.
  • ICC-ES: AC454: Acceptance Criteria for Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars for Internal Reinforcement of Concrete Members.
  • CSA Standards:
    • CSA S806-12: Design and Construction of Building Structures with Fibre-Reinforced Polymers.
    • CSA S807-19: Specifications for Fibre-Reinforced Polymers.
  • American Concrete Institute Publications:
    • ACI 440.3R-12: Guide Test Methods for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Reinforcing or Strengthening Concrete and Masonry Structures.

ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory by ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANBA), a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA).