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Pull Out Testing
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Professional and reliable experts to conduct pull out or shear testing services

Welcome to Pull Out Testing

Here at Pull Out Testing UK, we provide extensive testing services to ensure that any weak, loose or damaged fixings are spotted and dealt with immediately.

If you want to avoid any potential construction malfunctions, consider pull out, shear testing services.

Pull Out Testing UK is the trading arm of our diamond drilling company, Southern Drilling Ltd

Our Main Services

The main services that we provide our customers are:

However, we do also provide testing on anchor bolts, eye bolts, erection bolts, scaffold ties, holding down bolts, resin bolts, stud anchors, rawl bolts and safety wires.

We provide pull out tests for construction companies, steel fabrication companies, architects, schools, access companies, window cleaners, pipework installation specialists and domestic clients across the whole of Great Britain.

We can conduct pull out testing and shear testing on both large and small scale projects, commercial and private. Our pull out tests are always conducted to the highest British Standards and current Construction Fixings Association (CFA) Guidelines in construction.

Pull Out Fixing Tester

About the Company

From 33 years of experience we can advise that most buildings have a bolt, screw or fixing that may need testing to comply with current British Standards. It is therefore essential that you hire a trustworthy, professional, reliable and highly skilled pull out testing engineer. Here at Pull Out Testing UK, we can provide exactly that with one of our qualified technicians.

Based in Rochester, Kent, Pull Out Testing UK is a trading arm of the successful diamond drilling company, Southern Drilling Ltd, and provides customers from across mainland Britain with the very best in pull out testing services.

With over 33 years experience in the industry, you can rely on us to provide you with an honest and reliable service that is aimed at ensuring your bolts, screws and ties are working correctly.

Services We Offer

Pull Out Testing and Shear Testing to:

  • Bolt / Anchor Bolts
  • Erection / Eye / Rawl Bolts
  • Safety Wire Testing
  • Stud Anchors & Resin Bolts
  • Scaffold Ties
  • Holding Down Bolts

Nationwide Service

Our pull out testing services range from heavy duty installations to the smallest of anchor fixings and we provide comprehensive, detailed reports to demonstrate that the fixings have either achieved or failed the desired test load levels.

For your peace of mind, Southern Drilling Ltd are members of the Construction Fixings Association, the CCNSG, the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and all our technicians are NVQ qualified.

As a nationwide service, we provide our pull out tests and shear tests to customers across mainland Britain, including Rochester, Medway, London, Leicester, Plymouth, Brighton, Southampton, Bournemouth, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Cornwall and Norwich.

If you would like any more information about our pull out testing or shear testing services, please do not hesitate to contact one of our helpful and friendly team. They are always on hand to provide honest and impartial advice.


BS8539 Standard

We adhere to one of the most important codes of practice to affect the pull out tension testing industry, BS8539:21 Standard. Designed to provide recommendations for the safe and effective selection and installation of anchors for use in masonry and concrete etc, this code of practice improves the level of safety and eliminates the potential for fixing failure.

For more information, please see our BS8539:21 page or contact one of our helpful team to discuss any questions you may have.

Pull Out Testing BS8539 Standard