Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Illawarra Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

22960

Date of Accreditation

Address

Unit 1, 28 Shaban Street
Albion Park Rail, NSW 2527
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Jack McKillop P: +61 (02) 45779055

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Withdrawn

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Withdrawn
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

RMS (NSW) Method T202

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

RMS (NSW) Method T260

Foreign material in recycled aggregate

RMS (NSW) Method T276

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

RMS (NSW) Method T268

Sugar Fehlings solution

AS 1141.35

RMS (NSW) Method T219

Light particles contaminants Segregation by density

AS 1141.31

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12, AS 1141.19

RMS (NSW) Method T201, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Wet/dry strength variation

AS 1141.22

RMS (NSW) Method T215

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

RMS (NSW) Method T210

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2

RMS (NSW) Method T213, RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T239, RMS (NSW) Method T275

Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value

AS 1141.23

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

RMS (NSW) Method T210

Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21

RMS (NSW) Method T205

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

RMS (NSW) Method T211, RMS (NSW) Method T212

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T209

Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate; Exposure to sodium sulfate solution; Methylene blue value

AS 1141.24, AS 1141.25.3, AS 1141.66

RMS (NSW) Method T659

Moisture content Drying oven

RMS (NSW) Method T262

Water absorption of coarse aggregate

AS 1141.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T209

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Compactibility index

AS 1012.3.4

Slump flow

AS 1012.3.1

RMS (NSW) Method T301

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

Indirect tensile strength Brazil

AS 1012.10

Specimen preparation Dressing of voids

RMS (NSW) Method T368

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method 305

Compressive strength Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T306, RMS (NSW) Method T310

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T320

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

RMS (NSW) Method T316, RMS (NSW) Method T317

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

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

RMS (NSW) Method T304, RMS (NSW) Method T327

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1

Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1

RMS (NSW) Method T223

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T109

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T107

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289 3.1.2

RMS (NSW) Method T108

Particle density

AS 1289.3.5.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

RMS (NSW) Method T113

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726

Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification elements only)

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T106

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classificationMobile capability for RMS (NSW) Method T120 Soils Moisture content Drying oven; Hot plate; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.6

RMS (NSW) Method T120, RMS (NSW) Method T180

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristicsMobile capability for RMS (NSW) Method T162 Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T112, RMS (NSW) Method T130, RMS (NSW) Method T162

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil engineering properties Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer

AS 1289.3.6.3

Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T117

Reactivity Shrink/swell

AS 1289.7.1.1

Dispersion Emerson class

AS 1289.3.8.1

Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry

RMS (NSW) Method T114, RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand pouring apparatus; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T119

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field densityMobile capability for RMS (NSW) Method T173 Soils Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T173

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatmentMobile capability for RMS (NSW) Method T105 Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Not applicable; Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1

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

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Quarry aggregate from a rock spall

AS 1141.3.2

Clause 6 only

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

RMS (NSW) Method T100

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from deposited concrete; Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T300

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

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

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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