Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Ballina Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

22373

Date of Accreditation

18 Dec 2014

Address

32 De Havilland Crescent
Ballina, NSW 2478
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Matthew Foley P: +61 (02) 66540205

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 Settling

AS 1141.33

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper; Ratio greatest to least dimension

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2

RMS (NSW) Method T213, RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T239, RMS (NSW) Method T275, RMS (NSW) Method T278

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12, AS 1141.19

RMS (NSW) Method T201, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

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
RMS (NSW) Method T205

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Compactibility index Not applicable

AS 1012.3.4

Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

RMS (NSW) Method T301

ASTM C1611
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Bleeding In-situ analysis - Freshly mixed concrete AS 1012.6
Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T305, RMS (NSW) Method T306, RMS (NSW) Method T310

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

RMS (NSW) Method  T317

Specimen preparation Dressing of voids

RMS (NSW) Method T368

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

AS 1012.5

RMS (NSW) Method T303

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T320

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

RMS (NSW) Method T328

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 Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Curing flexural strength specimens in the laboratory; Curing grout and mortar cube specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes; Moist curing drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.8.3, AS 1012.8.4

RMS (NSW) Method T304, RMS (NSW) Method T327

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam; Deflection monitoring

RMS (NSW) Method T160, RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T120

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;

Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;, RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T112, RMS (NSW) Method T162

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf AS 1289.5.7.1
Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand pouring apparatus

AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T119, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

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

RMS (NSW) Method T161

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry

RMS (NSW) Method T114, RMS (NSW) Method T116

Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1
RMS (NSW) Method T117

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

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T105

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined RMS (NSW) Method T116
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

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

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T300

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

AS 1289.1.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T100

The only data displayed is that deemed relevant and necessary for the clear description of the activities and services covered by the scope of accreditation.

Grey text appearing in a SoA is additional freetext providing further refinement or information on the data in the preceding line entry.