Concrete cover surveying involves assessing the thickness of concrete cover over reinforcement bars or structures within concrete elements like beams, slabs, or columns.

Concrete cover protects reinforcement bars from environmental factors like corrosion, which can compromise the structural integrity of concrete elements.

Adequate concrete cover ensures the durability and longevity of concrete structures by preventing corrosion of reinforcement bars. Insufficient concrete cover can lead to premature failure of concrete elements, posing safety risks to occupants or users of structures.

Concrete cover surveying involves measuring the thickness of the concrete layer over reinforcement bars or other embedded elements within concrete structures.

This is typically done using specialized equipment such as cover meters, ground-penetrating radar (GPR), or ultrasonic testing devices.

By conducting concrete cover surveys, engineers and inspectors can ensure the structural integrity, durability, and safety of concrete structures, helping to prevent potential issues and minimize risks associated with inadequate concrete cover.

Cover Scanning