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Papworths Construction Testing Equipment (PCTE)

PCTE specialises in the sale and hire of testing equipment for construction materials. That includes field testing equipment (non-destructive testing equipment), laboratory test equipment as well as geotechnical and structural monitoring sensors. We supply a range of equipment from around the world to offer you a one stop shop with all of the latest instruments and sensors.


PCTE have a long history in the development and assessment of concrete testing equipment.


Whilst Reuben Barnes heads the sales team from PCTE's Perth office. He is supported by an expert team of NDT engineers in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. William Ward is our sales manager in NSW, he also manages our technical support and repair facility.


 Stuart McCurdy is our sales manager in Melbourne, he has a vast knowledge of the equipment and can provide ongoing customer support. Apart from sales and hire PCTE can arrange training courses for your staff, provide after sales support via phone or email and are always ready to advise on the best systems for your application.

PCTE latest updates: 

Introducing PCTE NZ

We are very excited to announce the launch of PCTE New Zealand to be managed by Muthu Ramani, extending PCTE's support and expertise into our New Zealand. We are open starting the 23rd of January and all of our new contact details are below.


Level 1, Suite 11, 124 Symonds Street,

Auckland, New Zealand

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t: +64 274 738758

Non-Destructive Tests in the New Bridge Code AS 5100.8: Rehabilitation and Strengthening

PCTE will be launching a new YouTube Live stream channel, our first presentation in May will be on NDT testing mentioned in section AS 5100.8 of the new bridge code.


This stream is now complete, we are pleased to offer an archive video at the link below. 


The new section 8 of the bridge code, Rehabilitation and Strengthening discusses a number of common non-destructive test methods and related standards. This Webinar is an opportunity for PCTE to provide some vital context on each test method.

Archive Video


Level 1, Suite 11, 124 Symonds Street,

Auckland, New Zealand

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t: +64 274 738758