Testing & Analysis of Construction & Building Materials

Stack of fresh milled lumber. Exponent construction engineers evaluate building materials.

Build safer structures with comprehensive construction materials analysis and testing

Infrastructure and building safety depends on the strength, performance, and durability of the materials that comprise structures. Exponent delivers cutting-edge technical construction engineering and materials testing, enabling clients to reliably target the required level of structural safety.

Test and Repair or Replace Faulty Construction Materials to Prevent Costly Failures

With over five decades of experience in our buildings and structures practice, Exponent's construction engineering consultants are uniquely qualified to evaluate a variety of construction materials and help clients address complex quality and safety challenges. When questions about materials safety emerge, clients need definitive, real-world answers to safeguard structural integrity and keep construction projects moving forward.

Exponent's multidisciplinary teams have a breadth of experience with testing different construction materials, including concrete, cement, glass, aluminum, wood, steel, polymers, and more. From asbestos water pipe replacement and welding issues to corrosion and materials failures, we provide support to building owners, developers, and others in every industry.


From meeting code compliance in welding projects to analyzing building materials, our team provides evidence-based insights for a range of construction materials investigations, analysis, and risk assessments.

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.