Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Ararat Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

13739

Date of Accreditation

22 May 1998

Address

326-328 Barkly Street
Ararat, VIC 3377
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Adam Gleeson P: +61 (03) 93649301

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt; Organic impurities; Weak particles contaminants Colour test; Settling; Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32, AS 1141.33, AS 1141.34

Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

RC (Vic) Method 372.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness

AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.3

Shape Flakiness RC (Vic) Method 302.11
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis RC (Vic) Method 375.11
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable

AS 5101.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21
RMS (NSW) Method T205

Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

AS 1141.22
RMS (NSW) Method T215

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Density ratio and air voids Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.14.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Bulk density Presaturation; Waxing

AS/NZS 2891.9.1, AS/NZS 2891.9.2

RC (Vic) Method 202.02

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment

AG:PT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Weighted plasticity index Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 326.01
Moisture content Drying oven; Hot plate

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.6

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plastic limit

AS 1289.3.2.1

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification elements only)

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class

AS 1289.3.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone

AS 1289.6.3.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Assignment of CBR and percent swell; Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1
RC (Vic) Method 324.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen

AS 1289.6.7.1, AS 1289.6.7.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Not applicable; Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1

RC (Vic) Method 301.01, RC (Vic) Method 301.05

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Density decay correction factor for granular materials Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 330.03
Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

RC (Vic) Method 301.03, RC (Vic) Method 301.06

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of a compacted asphalt slab

AS 2891.1.2

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1, AS 1289.1.4.1

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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