Who We Are
Laboratory is an independent Geotechnical Laboratory located in Palo
Alto California. We specialize in geotechnical and corrosion and water
testing for the geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering and
construction industries. We have been serving clients in the greater
Bay Area, Southern California, and Oregon and Washington States since
1987. We are equipped to perform all of the common and many advanced
geotechnical tests. These advanced tests include:
Large-scale permeability for drain rock
or other coarse-grained aggregates
Torsional ring shear on remolded or
- Constant rate of strain consolidation
Stress path or Constant-Shear Drained
- Ko consolidation
- Anisotropic triaxial tests
We have the capability
to run triaxial tests on samples up to 6 inches in diameter with cell
pressures up to 500 psi. We can also perform many geotechnical tests on
soft rock samples. If you have specialized testing needs let us know.
We can run specialized tests based on published papers or procedures
configured to meet you specialized requirements.
Our Commitment to Quality
All of us here at Cooper
Testing Labs take pride in the work that we do. We are committed to
providing the most accurate and meaningful test results for our
clients. Testing is the only thing that we do. Our specialization and
years of experience enable us to achieve the highest quality results
with the fastest possible turnaround time. All testing is conducted in
accordance with the latest specifications of the American Society For
Testing Materials (ASTM), Caltrans, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers or
other pertinent entities.
The staff at Cooper
Testing Labs has over 90 years of combined experience in the
geotechnical testing field. We have been involved in projects around
the world and have seen and tested an extremely wide variety of soils.
Read our Statement of Qualifications as a web page or an
Read our current Fee
Schedule as a
You can find individual tests in the table of contents to the left.