Aitken Rowe Testing Laboratories Pty Ltd

Site

ARTL Wagga

Accreditation No.

4679

Site No.

4672

Date of Accreditation

19 Apr 1993

Address

4/2 Riedell Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650
Australia

aitkenrowe.com.au

Contact

Mr Gary Lyons P: +61 (02) 69395555

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Establishment of annex facilities Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Resistance to stripping Plate test

RMS (NSW) Method T230

Initial adhesion Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T238

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Sugar Fehlings solution

AS 1141.35, RMS (NSW) Method T269

Light particles contaminants Segregation by density

AS 1141.31

Organic impurities Colour test

RMS (NSW) Method T260

Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33, RMS (NSW) Method T268

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32, RMS (NSW) Method T202

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4, RMS (NSW) Method T212

Shape Ratio greatest to least dimension

RMS (NSW) Method T278

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1, RMS (NSW) Method T201

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, RMS (NSW) Method T213

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3, RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T275

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials

AS 1141.19, RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5, RMS (NSW) Method T210

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4, RMS (NSW) Method T211

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T209

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24, RMS (NSW) Method T266
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22,  RMS (NSW) Method T215
Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Field density Nuclear gauge backscatter mode; Nuclear gauge direct transmission mode

AS/NZS 2891.14.1.1, AS/NZS 2891.14.1.2

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 Mensuration; Presaturation

AS/NZS 2891.9.2, AS/NZS 2891.9.3

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, RMS (NSW) Method T301

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Wet sieving analysis Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T329

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9, RMS (NSW) Method T306

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1, RMS (NSW) Method T316

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Water displacement

AS 1012.12.2, RMS (NSW) Method T317

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2, RMS (NSW) Method T320

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5, RMS (NSW) Method T303

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14, RMS (NSW) Method T310

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.4, RMS (NSW) Method T312

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.2

Specimen manufacture Mixing concrete in the laboratory

AS 1012.2, RMS (NSW) Method T314

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T327

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

AS 1012.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T304

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

RMS (NSW) Method T240

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T223

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Moisture content Drying oven; Microwave oven AS 1289.2.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T120, RMS (NSW) Method T180
Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Moisture content Hot plate

RMS (NSW) Method T121

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T112

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable AS 1289.5.5.1
Maximum dry density Not applicable RMS (NSW) Method T164
Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T130

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 index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

AS 1289.5.3.2

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T119, RMS (NSW) Method T165

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2, RMS (NSW) Method T161
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T117
Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH AS 1289.4.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T123
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Falling head for a remoulded specimen

AS 1289.6.7.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment

RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T105

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Lime content Not applicable RMS (NSW) Method T144
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck

AS 1141.3.1

Asphalts Not applicable Uncompacted asphalt

AS/NZS 2891.1.1

Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Dry technique; Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique

AS 2891.1.2

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1,  RMS (NSW) Method T300

Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14 

Soils Not applicable Undisturbed soil sampling by open-drive sampler

AS 1289.1.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T164

Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile

AS 1289.1.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T100

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