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A Texas Licensed Engineering Company, Since 2004

Hydro-Wates®, a Licensed Professional Engineering Company, offers proof load testing services and water bags for rental or sale to companies across the U.S. and worldwide. Service work is performed under the direction of highly trained personnel using equipment and procedures which have been developed and approved by licensed professional engineers. Hydro-Wates® provides proof load test engineering and technical services for the petroleum, heavy construction and various other industries. We own and maintain an extensive inventory of water bags, steel weights and digital load indicators that can be easily transported to your work site anywhere in the world. The use of water bags for proof load testing allows for high capacity load test equipment to be transported economically to locations thousands of miles away. Contact us today to speak to an expert load testing company about your proof load testing or water bag needs!

Crane Testing

Crane Testing

Cranes being used in any industry can be load tested using water bags. Hydro-Wates offers proof-load testing services to companies across the United States and the world.

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Lifeboat Davit & Gangway Testing

Lifeboat Davit & Gangway Testing

Hydro-Wates maintains an extensive inventory of water bags, load cells, water meters and ancillary equipment which can be used to proof load test lifeboat davits and personnel gangways in compliance with SOLAS requirements.

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Bridge Testing

Bridge Testing

Using Hydro-Wates® water bags and certified load-testing equipment, our licensed professional engineers can develop a custom load test for your bridge, complete with custom equipment configurations, to ensure that the test results are accurate and meet the test objectives.

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Derrick Load Testing

Derrick Load Testing

The use of water bags for load testing offshore and onshore derricks is recognized as a safe, effective testing technique.

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Pad Eye Testing

Pad Eye Testing

Hydro-Wates® offers pad eye testing services up to 100 tons using our own in-house pad eye testing machines and personnel.

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Proof Load Testing Services

Proof Load Testing Services

Proof load testing of equipment is performed to establish fitness for use. Proof load testing is generally performed prior to initial use, periodically to confirm on-going fitness for use, and also following repairs to critical load carrying components

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Spreader Beam Testing

Spreader Beam Testing

Spreader beams of all types can be proof load tested using water bags. Hydro-Wates has extensive experience load testing the following types of spreader beams.

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Steel Weight Testing

Steel Weight Testing

Hydro-Wates® provides crane, hoist and beam proof load testing services using steel test weights in applications where low headroom, restricted access or limited test area prevent the use of water test weights.

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Miscellaneous Load Testing

Miscellaneous Load Testing

Hydro-Wates has the capability to design, engineer and fabricate custom test fixtures and water bag rigging arrangements to enable proof load testing of irregularly shaped products, fixtures or structures.

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Address8100 Lockhead Ave
Houston, Texas 77061