Bamford Rock Testing Services Pty Ltd

Site

BRTS

Accreditation No.

19523

Site No.

22492

Date of Accreditation

28 Apr 2015

Address

239 Arden Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051
Australia

bamfordrocks.com.au

Contact

Dr Jenny Hibben P: +61 (03) 93292818

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 - Rock properties Rocks Impact strength Not applicable Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 7
Indirect tensile strength Brazil

ASTM D3967

Deformation Load rate controlled; Strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.3.1, AS 4133.4.3.2

Density; Porosity Buoyancy AS 4133.2.2.1
Abrasion resistance Abrasion value; Abrasiveness using CERCHAR method; Norwegian abrasion; Soil abrasion; Wear number ASTM D7625 (2010);
Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 2, Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 3, Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 4
Fracture toughness Chevron notched; Short rod CCNBBD Method 2; ISRM Fracture Toughness
Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled; Uniaxial strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1, AS 4133.4.2.2

Abrasiveness Paddle Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 8
Abrasiveness; Crushability Abroy Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 10
Drillability Penetration rate Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 1
Direct shear strength Not applicable ASTM D5607
Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Surface hardness Sievers' miniature drill test Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 5
Compressive strength Triaxial ISRM Rock strength in Triaxial; Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 9
Density; Porosity Callipers

AS 4133.2.1.1

Swedish brittleness number Not applicable Bamford Rock Testing Services in-house method BRTS 6

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