Contract Testing

The department has been providing product development and testing services to industry for over 25 years.

Shaun Waters, our full-time Experimental Officer, has a wealth of expertise in original testing projects, mainly in the area of structures and structural components. Our key strength is the ability and experience in designing original testing processes to solve one-off development problems.

Recent work

Some recent examples of products and components successfully tested or developed within the department are:

  • Pre-cast pile joint for Balfour Beatty (Stent House Foundations)
  • Tension testing of Louis Vuitton display curtain for Control Fabrications Ltd
  • Composite floor slabs for Richard Lees Steel Decking Ltd
  • Load testing of drainage covers for Marshalls plc

Testing Pre-cast Pile Joint Louis Vuitton Display Curtain Testing Composite Floor Slab 

Further examples include:

Contact Us

Mr Shaun Waters
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street
Sheffield
S1 3JD, UK

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 5351

Email: s.waters@sheffield.ac.uk