Material Testing

  • Flexural Testing of GFRC Coupons removed from GFRC Cladding PanelsFlexural Testing of GFRC Coupons removed from GFRC Cladding Panels
  • GFRC Coupon after TestingGFRC Coupon after Testing
  • Delamination of EIFS Acrylic CoatingDelamination of EIFS Acrylic Coating

DBI has extensive knowledge and experience with most all building construction materials.  Through our Associates and the many specialized test laboratories with whom we work, DBI has material testing capabilities that allow us to evaluate materials and their assembled systems for strength, elasticity, durability, permeability, and other performance characteristics.  DBI can test and evaluate most any material including the following:

  • Cement and Concrete
  • Cement Board Products
  • Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems (EIFS)
  • Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC)
  • Gypsum and Gypsum Board Products
  • Limestone
  • Clay and Concrete Masonry
  • Roofs and Roof Membranes
  • Stone
  • Portland cement stucco
  • Wood