Concrete Permeability Tester - Poroscope Plus from NDT James Instruments

The Poroscope Plus from NDT James Instruments is suited to the field test for air and water permeability of concrete using the Figg technique.

Applications

  • Service life prediction
  • Coating verification testing
  • Determine susceptibility to chloride and carbonation penetration.

Features & Benefits

  • Both air and water permeability are measured by the same instrument.
  • Permeability both at the concrete surface as well as within the concrete mass can be determined.
  • Porosity in sealants and surface mortars can be checked.
  • The test is non-destructive (only a small plugged hole required) and can be completely carried out on site.
  • Each test can be completed in only a few minutes and gives reliable reproducible results.
  • The test enables meaningful concrete durability predictions to be made.

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