The experience acquired by the subsidiary A.I.C.E. Srl of Milan, active since the early 80s, has allowed A.I.C.E. Consulting to develop a series of technical procedures, related to structural diagnostics and non-destructive testing , codified within the company Quality System UNI ISO 9001.
The currently operational pre-planning activities according to the needs of client are: Diagnostic Tests (TD), Safety Checks on existing buildings (VS), Emboss (RL) and Technical (CT) Advisory of which may or may not be correlated between each other.
The Company is in possession of sophisticated equipment for the execution of tests and measurements, which allow extensive geometric, physics, chemistry and mechanics materials characterization and constructional elements investigated, as well as the analysis of the damage and decay.
In addition to traditional techniques, A.I.C.E. Consulting also develops and applies original and innovative methods of investigation.
Verification of seismic vulnerability of existing buildings has currently a significant importance following the entry into force of regulations for buildings in seismic zone until the enactment of the Technical Regulations for Construction. A.I.C.E. Consulting, starting with the first surveys and technical documentation retrieval, is able to develop an appropriate Investigation Plan (PdI) according to the needs of the client that allows the definition of interventions on site and at workplace, the results, the tests on the materials and on the substance until the results of the analysis of complex numerical models, with an indication of the anomalies detected and any measures that may be necessary.
From 2019, A.I.C.E. Consulting is part in Italy of Codis (Association for the Control, Diagnostics and Security of Structures, Infrastructures and Cultural Heritage).
The main diagnostic techniques used on site are: