Geomaterials Research Services is a materials and research consultancy specializing in the petrographic testing of construction materials used in civil engineering construction. Among the types of materials routinely tested are:
- Mortar and render
- Historic construction materials
- Building stone
- Crushed rock fill
- Sediments and clay sediments
Geomaterials has a world-wide customer base and was established in 1984. Geomaterials has in-house facilities for the preparation of thin sections and its own Hitachi S570 scanning electron microscope coupled with an Oxford Instruments INCA 300EDS system providing SEM/EDS analysis capabilities and a Siemens D5000 X-ray diffractometer providing XRD capabilities.