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January 30, 2014
With over twenty years of experience in floor flatness measuring systems, Face Consultants are world leaders in the surveying of warehouse floors.
Find out more about us in the video below:
My name’s Duane Scarfe, I’m Operations and Quality Manager for Face Consultants Ltd. Face Consultants are an independent testing organisation that specialise in testing concrete floor slabs for flatness, abrasion resistance on anything from an industrial warehouse floor to a supermarket floor.
We can test samples either in our laboratory Read More
December 12, 2013
See our straight edge testing in action in this video from Face Consultants.
Straight Edge Tests can be carried out to check for compliance with British Standards BS8204 Part 2 : 2003 to see if the SR1, SR2, or SR3 classifications are being achieved. These are usually but not always specified in retail units where tiling is to be received. We can also carry out a Straight Edge Tests using a 3m Straight Edge, on feet, for checking plus or Read More
November 11, 2013
See our relative Screed testing services in action, including Humidity Tests, Drop testing and our Pull Off Tests:
We can carry out various tests to relevant standards on screeds. These can include relative humidity tests to see if the screed is dry enough to receive resilient floor coverings Drop tests or BRE screed tests, as they are also known, can be carried out to determine the soundness of a screed and to help determine its likely performance in service.
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October 31, 2013
See our Slip & Skid Testing service in action in this video:
Slips and falls are a significant cause of accidents both in the work place and in all public areas. Using the pendulum method we test the coefficient of dynamic friction in accordance with relevant standards and guidelines. Locations or samples are tested in both wet and dry states, either on site or in our laboratory. A comprehensive report is then issued Surface roughness, also known as RZ measurements, Read More
September 9, 2013
See our Abrasion Testing process in action in this video from Face.
A floors ability to resist abrasion is a very important factor. To carry out an abrasion test, eight test locations are marked on the floor using a machined template. Readings are then taken at each of the eight test locations using a digital depth gauge. The accelerated abrasion resistance testing machine is then bolted into place through pre-drilled fixing holes The machine then with its three steel hardened Read More