NSW Public Works - Advisory

Site

Geotechnical Centre – Manly Hydraulics Laboratory

Accreditation No.

13380

Site No.

13373

Date of Accreditation

09 Jun 1961

Address

110B King Street
Manly Vale, NSW 2093
Australia

publicworks.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Mr Mark Ashover P: +61 0427293224

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 - Masonry, concrete and clay unit properties Masonry, concrete and clay units Resistance to salt attack Not applicable

AS 4456.10

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

AS 4133.4.1

Absorption; Density Buoyancy; Callipers; Saturation

AS 4133.2.1.1, AS 4133.2.1.2, ASTM C97

Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1, ASTM C170

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Modulus of rupture for dimension stone Not applicable ASTM C99
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10

(Laboratory tests only)
Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Sieve analysis Not applicable in-house method GM9
Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1, in-house method GM8

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils 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 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
Dispersion Percentage (%) AS 1289.3.8.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone; Water replacement

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.3.5, in-house method GM16

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer in-house method GM9
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone; Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.2, AS 1289.6.3.3
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 pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

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 triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained with pore water pressure measured AS 1289.6.4.2, in-house method GM20, in-house method GM21
Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement AS 1289.6.4.1
Sample collection Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

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