VicRoads

Site

Burwood East Laboratory

Accreditation No.

21

Site No.

14

Date of Accreditation

05 Feb 1951

Address

12 Lakeside Drive
Burwood East, VIC 3151
Australia

vicroads.vic.gov.au

Contact

Mr Frank Thomas P: +61 0422002044

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Volume and density - Determination of density Standard nuclear gauge density blocks kg/m3 Gravimetric method Calibration of Type A and Type C nuclear gauge standard density blocks to AS 1289.5.8.5 Calibration of Type A and Type C nuclear gauge standard density blocks in the range 1000 kg/m3 to 3500 kg/m

Capability

Calibration of Type A and Type C nuclear gauge standard density blocks in the range 0.002 t/m³ from 1.00 to 3.5 t/m3
Standard nuclear gauge moisture blocks kg/m3 Gravimetric method; Volumetric transfer Calibration of the water content of nuclear gauge standard moisture blocks by proportion of water to AS 1289.5.8.8 and by comparison against primary reference blocks to AS 1289.5.8.9 Calibration of the water content of nuclear gauge standard moisture blocks in the range 0 kg/m3 to 670 kg/m3  

Capability

Calibration of the water content of nuclear gauge standard moisture blocks in the range 0.003 t/m3 from 0 to 0.67 t/m3
Volume and density - Nuclear density gauges Nuclear moisture/density gauges Density; Moisture Comparison with a reference standard

AS 1289.5.8.4, AS 1289.5.8.5, AS/NZS 2891.14.3, AS/NZS 2891.14.4

Capability

Calibration of nuclear gauges for testing soils and asphalts in direct transmission and backscatter modes using Type C blocks,

0.01 t/m3 for predicted density and 0.005 t/m3 for predicted water content in the density range of 1.55 t/m3 to 2.73 t/m3

Calibration of nuclear thin layer gauges using Type C standard blocks,

0.04 t/m3 for predicted density in the range of 1.90 t/m3 to 2.73 t/m3

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Ball mill; Los Angeles machine value AS 1141.23, AS 1141.28
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Foreign material in recycled aggregate

RC (Vic) Method 372.04

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Sample preparation Specimens for assessing coarse aggregate quality by visual comparison

AS 1141.30.2

Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

RC (Vic) Method 372.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate petrographic examination Aggregates Secondary minerals content Petrographic examination

AS 1141.26

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate polishing Aggregates Polished stone value Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 374.01
BS-EN 1097-8
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 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate reactivity Aggregates Alkali reactivity potential Accelerated mortar bar RC (Vic) Method 376.03
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Accelerated soundness index; Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on fine aggregate; Degradation factor on source rock

AS 1141.25.1, AS 1141.25.2, AS 1141.25.3, AS 1141.29
RC (Vic) Method 370.05

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
Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt extraction and grading Asphalts Bitumen content and aggregate grading Pressure filterLaboratory tests only

AS/NZS 2891.3.3

Moisture content Not applicableLaboratory tests only

RC (Vic) Method 211.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Maximum density Water displacementLaboratory tests only

AS 2891.7.1

Bulk density Mensuration; PresaturationLaboratory tests only

AS/NZS 2891.9.1, AS/NZS 2891.9.2

RC (Vic) Method 211.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil chemical properties Soils Soluble salts Conductivity RC (Vic) Method 353.09
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Description, identification and classification Not applicableLaboratory tests only AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory tests only)
Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1, AS 1289.3.5.2

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, 3.1.2

Plasticity index

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

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

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil consolidation Soils Consolidation One-dimensional AS 1289.6.6.1
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 in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pHLaboratory tests only

AS 1289.4.3.1

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

AS 1289.1.1

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

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

AS 1141.3.1

Not applicable Quarry aggregate from a drill core; Quarry aggregate from a quarry face; Quarry aggregate from a rock spall; Quarry aggregate from boulders

AS 1141.3.2

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of a compacted asphalt slab; Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique; Uncompacted asphaltLaboratory tests only

AS/NZS 2891.1.1, AS 2891.1.2, AS 2891.1.3

RC (Vic) Method 200.01

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a face; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

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