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Materials Engineering and Research Lab

MERL Services

Staff members in the Materials Engineering and Research Laboratory Group are experts on the various materials Reclamation uses to build and maintain its structures. This group provides a wide variety of services, including troubleshooting construction problems, specification preparation and review, material submittal approvals, expertise in state-of-the-art construction materials and practices, research on material problems, and training.

Services

Subject

Name

Phone: (303) +

Aggregate Quality Evaluation Bret Robertson 445-2386
Cement/Pozzolan Testing Kurt von Fay 445-2387
Coatings Technology Allen Skaja / Bobbi Jo Merten / David Tordonato 445-2396/2380/2394
Concrete Pipe Kurt von Fay 445-2399
Concrete Repair Kurt von Fay / Westin Joy 445-2399/2382
Concrete Technology Janet White 445-2373
Concrete, High Performance Kurt von Fay 445-2399
Construction Support Katie Bartojay 445-2374
Corrosion Technology Daryl Little / Roger Turcotte 445-2384/2383
Electronics, Instrumentation Fred Travers 445-2398
Failure Analysis Veronica Madera 445-2379
Geosynthetic Materials Jay Swihart 445-2397
Grouting Kurt von Fay 445-2399
Mass Concrete Katie Bartojay 445-2374
Materials Property Databases Veronica Madera 445-2424
Non-Destructive Testing Bill Kepler 445-2386
Roller Compacted Concrete Veronica Madera 445-2424
Sealants/Sealers Rick Pepin 445-2376
Shotcrete Kurt von Fay 445-2399
Soil Cement Katie Bartojay 445-2374
Water Stops Jay Swihart 445-2397

 

Specifications

Subject

Name

Phone: (303) +

Concrete - General Katie Bartojay 445-2374
Concrete - High Performance Kurt von Fay 445-2399
Concrete Repair Kurt von Fay 445-2399
Corrosion Protection/Monitoring Daryl Little / Roger Turcotte 445-2384/2383
Geosynthetics Jay Swihart 445-2397
Paint/Coatings Allen Skaja / David Tordonato 445-2396/2394

 

Materials Testing

Subject

Name

Phone: (303) +

Concrete Bill Kepler 445-2386
Geosynthetics Jay Swihart 445-2377
Instrumentation Fred Travers 445-2398
Other Materials Kurt von Fay 445-2399
Paint/Coatings Allen Skaja / Bobbi Jo Merten / David Tordonato 445-2396/2380/2394