FMG Research

Site

FMG Research SA

Accreditation No.

544

Site No.

537

Date of Accreditation

20 Aug 1965

Address

4/48 Barwell Avenue
Kurralta Park, SA 5037
Australia

fmgengineering.com.au

Contact

Mr Matthew Platt P: +61 1300986878

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Accreditation is held to establish new branch sitesBranch Site FMG Research -Victoria Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited
Establishment of annex facilities Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited
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

AS 1141.11.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141 18

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted AS 1141.4
Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

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 - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14 (except clause 6.5)

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14 (except clause 6.2)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment

DPTI (SA) TP349; Austroads Method AG:PT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Description, identification and classification; Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

DPTI (SA) TP143

Weighted plasticity index Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 326.01
Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

DPTI (SA) TP134

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

AS 1289.5.2.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

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 electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 316.14
Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 316.00
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.3
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 in-situ strength Soils Impact strength - In-situ Clegg impact AS 1289.6.9.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
Bearing ratio Assignment of CBR and percent swell RC (Vic) Method 324.01
Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens DPTI (SA) TP133
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

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

AS 1289.1.1

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment RC (Vic) Method 301.05
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Total suction Dew point psychrometer AS 1289.2.2.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Sample preparation Cement stabilisation RC (Vic) Method 301.06
Density decay correction factor for granular materials Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 330.03
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101 4

Sample preparation Lime stabilisation RC (Vic) Method 301.03
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck

AS 1141.3.1

DPTI (SA) TP226

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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

DPTI (SA) TP061

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

DPTI (SA) TP061

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling RC (Vic) Method 316.10
Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

DPTI (SA) TP226

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