Looking for Concrete Sonar Inspection Riverside County?
If you are searching for a company to conduct a concrete sonar inspection Riverside County in advance of some sort of construction project, you might be surprised to learn that Subsurface Imaging can provide the information you require using a different technology: concrete radar. While the terms concrete sonar and concrete radar are often used interchangeably, the technologies involved are quite different. Sonar uses sound waves to map objects, while radar uses electromagnetic signals (radio waves). Because radar is more effective at detecting metal objects in concrete, you really need a concrete radar inspection.
Locating Utilities with Concrete Sonar Inspection Riverside County
Locating utility conduits encased within or buried beneath concrete is the most common application of a concrete radar or concrete sonar inspection Riverside County. Our concrete imaging technicians are experts in their field and they know how to use concrete radar equipment properly. Plus, they know how to interpret the results of the radar scans to tell you exactly where utilities are buried and how deep they are.
Conducting Building Studies
Studying the structural framework of a building is another important application of concrete imaging technology. Subsurface Imaging can use a combination of concrete X-ray and concrete radar equipment to detect and map all subsurface objects located within a predetermined sample area. Our map or building study will show:
- Rebar size
- Rebar shape (square or round)
- Depth of structural steel
- Spacing of supports
- Location of any post tension cables
Using the data we provide, you can see whether or not the finished building adheres to its original plans regarding structural supports. Engineers and architects frequently run further analysis and calculations regarding the strength and integrity of the building based on our building studies.