Construction materials consultants, inc.

Serving the Industry through Testing, Investigation, Evaluation, & Research

materials testing, analyses, and detailed characterization are the first step towards performance & durability evaluation

tile, stone, plaster, stucco, grout, pccp, chimney, sewer pipe

Masonry & Mortar

  • Portland cement-lime Mortar
  • Masonry cement Mortar
  • Ancient (lime) Mortar
  • Gypsum-based Mortar
  • Clay Masonry Units (Brick, Structural Tile, Terra Cotta)
  • Concrete Masonry Units
  • Other Cementitious Masonry Units (Calcium Silicate Bricks, Concrete Bricks)
  • Stone Masonry Units
  • Architectural Cast Stone Units
  • Mortar & Masonry Testing Flyer

Tile & Other Flooring-Covering Materials

  • Glazed and Unglazed Ceramic Tile
  • Porcelain Tile
  • Mosaic Tile
  • Quarry Tile
  • Vinyl Tile
  • Terra-Cotta Tile
  • Natural Stone Tile
  • Cement Body Tile
  • Decorative Tile
  • Terrazzo Floor
  • Gypsum-based underlayments (e.g., Gypcrete)
  • Tile Testing Flyer

Dimension Stone


Other Materials

  • Fill Materials
  • Repair and Patching Grouts & Mortars
  • Anchoring Grouts & Mortars
  • Ancient Mortar, Grout and Masonry products
  • Shotcrete & Shotcrete Products
  • Concrete and Mortar Pipes (Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe, Reinforced Concrete Pipe, Sewer Pipe)
  • Concrete Chimney
  • Evaluation of various new cementitious products


cement, pozzolan, aggregate, concrete, masonry

Cement & Pozzolan

  • Portland Cement Clinker & Raw Feed - Microscopical Examinations and Chemical Analyses of Portland Cement Clinker and Raw Feed
  • Portland Cements - Microscopy, Chemical Analysis, and Physical Tests for Conformance to ASTM C 150
  • Fly ash, Ground granulated blast furnace slag, Silica Fume, Natural Pozzolans, Metakaoline, Rice Husk Ash
  • Blended cements containing  fly ash, ground granulated blast-furnace slag, silica fume, limestone filler, rice husk ash, calcined clay, metakaolin
  • Expansive Cement
  • High Early Strength Cement
  • Gypsum Products
  • Lime Products
  • Cement Testing Flyer


  • Crushed stone
  • Natural Sand & Gravel
  • Blast-furnace Slag
  • Lightweight aggregates
  • Manufactured Sand Aggregate
  • Aggregate Dust (Mineral Fillers)
  • Aggregate Soundness Tests
  • Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity
  • Deleterious Constituents in Aggregates
  • Aggregate Testing Flyer
  • AAR Testing Flyer


  • Portland Cement Concrete
  • Blended Cement Concrete
  • High Performance Concrete
  • Fiber Reinforced Concrete
  • Precast, Prestressed Concrete Products
  • Polymer-modified Concrete
  • Concrete Testing Flyer



  • Portland-cement Plaster (Stucco)
  • Gypsum Plaster, Mortar (Gypcrete), and Other Products
  • Drywall and Plaster Problems