Geotechnical investigations involve the production of geotechnical reports including drilling and sampling in the field, laboratory testing and analysis of retrieved samples, and presentation of the activity and test results. This includes engineering recommendations such as soil and bedrock bearing capacities, foundation types, floor slab and paving parameters.

Field Services
  • Geotechnical Explorations
  • Test Borings
  • In-situ Moisture and Density
  • Penetrometer
  • Nuclear Compaction
  • Sand Cone
  • Subgrade Placement & Proofrolling Inspections
  • Foundation Excavation Observations
  • Pier and Pile Inspections
  • Special Inspections
Laboratory Services
  • Swell/Consolidation Characteristics
  • Atterberg Limits/Classification
  • Moisture Content/Dry Density
  • Unconfined Compressive Strength
  • Specific Gravity
  • Hydrometer/Gradation
  • Triaxial Compressive Strength
  • Permeability
  • Bedrock Compressive Strength
  • Sieve Analysis
  • Proctor

About KTI

KTI is a full service professional consulting and testing facility, offering a broad spectrum of design through construction phase services to the owner, contractor, and their professional consultants. KTI was founded in 1986 in Knob Noster, Missouri, and is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas. KTI serves the better part of Kansas and Missouri from its various locations.