Douglas Partners Pty Ltd

Site

Coffs Harbour Laboratory

Accreditation No.

828

Site No.

18892

Date of Accreditation

12 Feb 2010

Address

18 Lawson Crescent
Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450
Australia

douglaspartners.com.au

Contact

Mr Doug Dengate P: +61 (02) 66503200

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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Resistance to wear by attrition AS 1141.27
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33; RMS (NSW) Method T268

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34; RMS (NSW) Method T260

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1; AS 1141.20.2; AS 1141.20.3;RMS (NSW) Method T235; RMS (NSW) Method T275

Particle size distribution Particle size distribution of rock RMS (NSW) Method T280
Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1; RMS (NSW) Method T201

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1; RMS (NSW) Method T209

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5; RMS (NSW) Method T210

Shape Ratio greatest to least dimension

RMS (NSW) Method T278

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4; RMS (NSW) Method T212

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials

AS 1141.19; RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4; RMS (NSW) Method T211

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12;  RMS (NSW) Method T203

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14; RMS (NSW) Method T213

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
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 Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1; 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

Specimen preparation Dressing of voids

RMS (NSW) Methods T368

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T305

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9; RMS (NSW) Method T306

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

Wet sieving analysis Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T329

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Water displacement

AS 1012.12.2; RMS (NSW) Method T317

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2; RMS (NSW) Method T320

Compressive strength Cube

AS 1012.9; RMS (NSW) Method T375

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14; RMS (NSW) Method T310

Setting time - In-situ; Setting time - Laboratory Not applicable AS 1012.18
Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1; RMS (NSW) Method T316

Indirect tensile strength Brazil

AS 1012.10

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

AS 1012.5; RMS (NSW) Method T303

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.8.4

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.2; RMS (NSW) Method T327

Specimen manufacture and curing Mixing concrete in the laboratory

AS 1012.2

Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T304

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes

RMS (NSW) Method T375

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

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

RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;

Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam

RMS (NSW) Method T160

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

RMS (NSW) Method T240

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T223

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils 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;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1; RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1; RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

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;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T120

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

AS 1289.5.2.1;RMS (NSW) Method T112

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T111; RMS (NSW) Method T130

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

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 field density Soils Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand pouring apparatus; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1;  AS 1289.5.3.2; AS 1289.5.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T119; RMS (NSW) Method T173

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T117
Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry RMS (NSW) Method T114
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.1; AS 1289.6.7.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Repeated compaction pre-treatment

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

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T105;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116; RMS (NSW) Method T131

Stabiliser working time Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T147

Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

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

AS 1012.1; RMS (NSW) Method T300

Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

Soils 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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