Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Chadstone Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

24033

Date of Accreditation

09 Feb 2018

Address

Building 4, 41 Drummond Street
Chadstone, VIC 3148
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr R Harris P: +61 (03) 93649301

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 properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis AS 1141.11.1
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 properties Concrete, grout and mortar Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure AS 1012.5
Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure AS 1012.4.2
Flexural strength Modulus of rupture AS 1012.11
Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2
Compressive strength Core; Cube; 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 conditioning; Specimen manufacture; Specimen manufacture and curing 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; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.8.3, AS 1012.8.4, AS 1012.14
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment Austroads Method AGPT/T251
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable AS 1289.3.6.1
Linear shrinkage; Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Not applicable AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.2.1, AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil engineering properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Density index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

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

AS 1289.1.1

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined AS 5101.4
Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation

RC (Vic) Method 301.03, RC (Vic) Method 301.06

Sample collection Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete; Fresh grout; Hardened concrete by coring AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14
Soils Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile

AS 1289.1.2.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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