Sharp & Howells Pty Ltd

Site

Brick & Mortar Research Laboratory – (A trading division of Sharp & Howells Pty Ltd)

Accreditation No.

658

Site No.

651

Date of Accreditation

28 Jun 1967

Address

41 Greenaway Street
Bulleen, VIC 3105
Australia

bmrl.com.au

Contact

Mr John Franceschini P: +61 (03) 98509722

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 - Concrete, grout and mortar chemical properties Concrete, grout and mortar Chloride penetration resistance Electrical resistance AASHTO  T358
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500 AS 1012.3.1; AS 1012.3.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar permeability Concrete, grout and mortar Permeability Volume change with water absorption - Permeable voids AS 1012. 21
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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture; Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes

AS 1012.8.1; AS 1012.8.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Masonry, concrete and clay unit properties Masonry, concrete and clay units Geometry Not applicable

AS 4456.2

AS 4456.3

AS 4456.7

Moisture Not applicable

AS 4456.8

Masonry wall tie water transfer Not applicable

AS 2699 Appendix E

Compressive strength Not applicable

AS 3700 Appendix C

AS 4456.4

Flexural strength Beam - Grouted masonry

AS 3700 Appendix D

Pitting Not applicable

AS 4456.13

Coefficient of expansion Not applicable

AS 4456.11

Resistance to salt attack Not applicable

AS 4456.10

Coefficient of contraction Not applicable

AS 4456.12

Abrasion index Not applicable

AS 4456.9

Flexural strength Bond wrench - Grouted masonry

AS 3700 Appendix D

Water absorption Not applicable

AS 4456.4

AS 4456.14

AS 4456.17

Masonry wall tie characteristic strength and stiffness Not applicable

AS 2699 Appendix B

Efflorescence Not applicable

AS 4456.6

Dry density Not applicable

AS 4456.8

Lateral modulus of rupture Not applicable

AS 4456.15

Breaking load Not applicable

AS 4456.5

Estimated modulus of rupture Not applicable

AS 4456.5

Sample collection Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer AS 1012.1
Masonry, concrete and clay units Not applicable Nominated quantity of masonry units

AS 4456.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of cements and cementitious materials - Properties Cement products Sample preparation of masonry mortar Not applicable

AS 2701.3

Sample collection Cement products Not applicable Mortar materials from bags, bins, transport containers

AS 2701.2

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