Brisbane City Council

Site

Field Services – Eagle Farm Laboratory

Accreditation No.

12826

Site No.

12819

Date of Accreditation

14 Jun 2000

Address

228 Curtin Avenue West
Eagle Farm, QLD 4009
Australia

brisbane.qld.gov.au

Contact

Mr Troy Benjamin Akers P: +61 (07) 34031002

Availability

Services conditionally 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 contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

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; Crushed faces; Flakiness

AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.3, MR (Qld) Method Q201, RMS (NSW) Method T239

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5, AS 1141.6.1

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Methylene blue value AS 1141.66
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt adhesion and stripping Asphalts Anti-stripping agent sensitivity to water Not applicable AG:PT/T232
Degree of particle coating Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.11

Binder paste drain-off Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q310

Austroads Method AGPT/T235

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt extraction and grading Asphalts Moisture content Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T660

Bitumen content and aggregate grading Ignition oven; Reflux

AS/NZS 2891.3.1

Austroads Method AGPT/T234

MR (Qld) Method Q308A, MR (Qld) Method Q308D

Bitumen content and aggregate grading Reflux AS/NZS 2891.3.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Density ratio and air voids Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.14.5

Characteristic values

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Field density Nuclear gauge backscatter mode; Thin-lift nuclear gauge

MR (Qld) Method Q306E

MR (Qld) Method NGTM N04, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N05

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt mechanical properties Asphalts Marshall stability and flow Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.5

MR (Qld) Method Q305

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt mix design Asphalts Mix composition Marshall method

MR (Qld) Method Q309

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt performance Asphalts Resilient modulus Indirect tensile AS/NZS 2891.13.1
Fatigue life Flexural bending Austroads Method AGPT/T233; Austroads Method AGPT/T274;
 EN 12697, part 24
 EN 12697, part 26
Permeability Ponding

MR (Qld) Method Q304A, MR (Qld) Method Q304B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt specimen manufacture Asphalts Specimen compaction Gyratory compaction

AS/NZS 2891.2.2

Specimen conditioning Handling and conditioning

AS/NZS 2891.2.1

Specimen compaction Compaction of asphalt slabs Austroads Method AGPT/T220
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Bulk density Mensuration; Presaturation; Silicone sealing; Waxing

AS/NZS 2891.9.2, AS/NZS 2891.9.3

MR (Qld) Method Q306B, MR (Qld) Method Q306C, MR (Qld) Method Q306D

Voids and density relationship Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q311

Maximum density Water displacement

AS/NZS 2891.7.1

MR (Qld) Method Q307A

Binder absorption Calculation MR (Qld) Method Q316
Binder film thickness Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q317

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Pavement shape Road pavements Surface deviation Straight edge MR (Qld) Method Q712
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

Austroads Method AGPT/T250

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

MR (Qld)Method Q101, MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101B

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck

AS 1141.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Dry technique; Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling; Uncompacted asphalt

AS/NZS 2891.1.1, AS 2891.1.2

AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Sample collection Bituminous materials Not applicable Polymer modified bitumens from tanks, tankers and drums; Residual bitumens from tanks, tankers and drums

AS 2008, sections 2.5 and 2.6 

AGPT/T101 clause 4.3

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