Main Roads Western Australia

Site

JJG Punch Materials Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1989

Site No.

1982

Date of Accreditation

18 Nov 1985

Address

Pavements Engineering, 5-9 Colin Jamieson Drive
Welshpool, WA 6106
Australia

mainroads.wa.gov.au

Contact

Mr Anthony Cullinane P: +61 (08) 93234739

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value MRWA Method WA220.1, MRWA Method WA220.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Resistance to stripping Plate test

AS 1141.50

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification MRWA Method WA144.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate polishing Aggregates Polished aggregate friction value Pendulum friction test; Vertical wheel AS 1141.40, AS 1141.42
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates 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

Shape Average least dimension

MRWA Method WA215.1

Moisture content Drying oven; Microwave oven

MRWA Method WA212.1,

MRWA Method WA212.2
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1,

MRWA Method WA210.1

Shape Crushed faces MRWA Method WA145.1
Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Moisture content Microwave oven

MRWA Method WA212.2

Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness

MRWA Method WA215.1,

MRWA Method WA216.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate reactivity Aggregates Alkali reactivity potential Accelerated mortar bar MRWA Method WA624.1
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 Aggregate crushing value; Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.21, AS 1141.22,
MRWA Method WA223.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt adhesion and stripping Asphalts Degree of particle coating Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.11

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt extraction and grading Asphalts Bitumen content and aggregate grading Centrifugation

MRWA Method WA730.1

Moisture content Not applicable AS/NZS 2891.10
Binder application rate Carpet tile MRWA Method WA 340.1
Bitumen content and aggregate grading; Rubber additive particle size distribution; Rubber additive steel content; Rubber content of bitumen/rubber blends Not applicable

MRWA Method WA236.1, MRWA Method WA237.1, MRWA Method WA238.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt filler Asphalts Apparent particle density of filler; Voids in dry compacted filler Not applicable AS/NZS 1141.7, AS/NZS 1141.17
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt mechanical properties Asphalts Marshall stability and flow Not applicable

MRWA Method WA731.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt performance Asphalts Resilient modulus Indirect tensile

AS/NZS 2391.13.1

Fatigue life Flexural bending

AustRoads Method AGPT/T233, AustRoads Method AGPT/T274

Deformation resistance Wheel tracking machine

AustRoads Method AGPT/T231

Stripping potential Tensile strength ratio Austroads Method AGPT/T232
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt specimen manufacture Asphalts Specimen compaction; Specimen conditioning Compaction of asphalt slabs; Gyratory compaction; Handling and conditioning

AS/NZS 2891.2.1, AS/NZS 2891.2.2,

MRWA Method WA705.1,

AustRoads Method AGPT/T220

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Density of thin polythene sheet Pycnometer MRWA Method WA715.1
Bulk density of rubber particles Not applicable MRWA Method WA235.1
Bulk density; Maximum density; Voids and density relationship Mensuration; Vacuum sealing; Water displacement; Waxing

AS/NZS 2891.7.1, 

AS/NZS 2891.8, 

AS/NZS 2891.9.2,

MRWA Method WA732.2, 

MRWA Method WA733.1, 

MRWA Method WA733.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar permeability Concrete, grout and mortar Permeability Volume change with water absorption - Permeable voids AS 1012.21
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

Compressive strength Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9,

AS 1012.14

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

AS 1012.8.1, 

AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Pavement shape Road pavements Surface deviation Straight edge MRWA Method WA313.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Falling weight deflectometer (FWD)

MRWA Method WA326.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Colour saturation of laterite asphalt Not applicable MRWA Method WA341.1
Penetration depth Ball embedment

MRWA Method WA312.1

Texture depth Sand patch

MRWA Method WA311.1

Skid resistance British pendulum portable tester

MRWA Method WA310.1

Extent of patching Visual examination

MRWA Method WA314.1

Layer thickness Not applicable

MRWA Method WA330.1

Cracking class and extent Visual examination

MRWA Method WA316.1

Texture class and extent Visual examination

MRWA Method WA315.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil chemical properties Soils Calcium carbonate content Not applicable MRWA Method WA915.1
Salts - Total dissolved Saturation extract MRWA Method WA910.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification elements only)

Moisture content Drying oven

MRWA Method WA110.1

Liquid limit Cone four point

MRWA Method WA120.2

Plastic limit Not applicable

MRWA Method WA121.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

MRWA Method WA115.1

MRWA Method WA115.2

Moisture content Drying oven; Microwave oven

MRWA Method WA110.1,

MRWA Method WA110.2

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

MRWA Method WA123.1

Plasticity index Cone

MRWA Method WA122.1

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

MRWA Method WA133.1

MRWA Method WA133.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Moisture ratio Statistical selection of reference values

MRWA Method WA136.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

MRWA Method WA134.1

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured; Statistical selection of reference values

MRWA Method WA134.1,

MRWA Method WA136.1

Dry density ratio Statistical selection of reference values

MRWA Method WA134.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

MRWA Method WA324.2

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 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 Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry MRWA Method WA140.1
Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens MRWA Method WA141.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil modulus and deformation Soils Deformation of granular materials; Resilient modulus Permanent deformation AustRoads Method AGPT/T053,
MRWA Method WA142.2,
MRWA Method WA142.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1,

MRWA Method WA105.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Dispersion of bitumen in soil Not applicable MRWA Method WA717.1
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined MRWA Method WA143.1
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck

AS 1141.3.1,

MRWA Method WA200.1, MRWA Method WA201.1

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of a compacted asphalt slab; Extraction of an asphalt core - Dry technique; Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique

AS/NZS 2891.1.1,

MRWA Method WA701.1

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

AS 1012.1, 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 in-situ

MRWA Method WA100.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

MRWA Method WA100.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

MRWA Method WA0.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Material performance evaluation of paint and related products Road marking paint Retroreflectivity Retroreflectometer AS 4049.2 (Appendix K, M), AS 4049.3 (Appendix I, J), AS 4049.4 (Appendix I, K)
Abrasion resistance Not applicable AS 4049.2 (Appendix K, N, O), AS 4049.3 (Appendix I, K, L), AS 4049.4 (Appendix I, L, M)
Wet film thickness Wet film thickness by gauge

AS/NZS 1580.107.3(a) and (b)

Luminance factor Not applicable AS 4049.2 (Appendix G, K), AS 4049.3 (Appendix H, I), AS 4049.4 (Appendix H, I)
Slip resistance Not applicable AS 4049.2 (Appendix K, L), AS 4049.4 (Appendix I, J)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of bituminous materials - Composition Bituminous materials Recovery of residue; Residue on evaporation Not applicable

AS/NZS 2341.23,

AS/NZS 2341.30

Non-aqueous volatiles Calculation by difference

AS/NZS 2341.24

Toluene insoluble matter Gravimetric AS/NZS 2341.8
Water content Dean and Stark

AS 2341.9

Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Particle charge Not applicable

AS/NZS 2341.22

Consistency; Elastic recovery; Stiffness Not applicable

AustRoads Method AGPT/T121

Consistency of bitumen emulsion Derived Engler calculation

AS/NZS 2341.2, AS 2341.3, AS/NZS 2341.5, AS 2341.25,

AustRoads Method AGPT/T111, AustRoads AGPT/T192,

MRWA (Method) WA716.1
Penetration of bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341.12

Viscosity Direct shear rheometer AS/NZS 2341.2, AS 2341.3, AS/NZS 2341.5, AS 2341.25
AustRoads Method AGPT/T111, AGPT/T192
MRWA Method WA716.1
Density Density bottle

AS 2341 7,

MRWA Method WA714.1

Sample handling and conditioning; Sample recovery Solvent extraction

AustRoads Method AGPT/T102, 

AustRoads Method AGPT/T191

Sieve residue Sieve analysis AS/NZS 2341.26
Softening point Ring and ball

AS 2341 18,

AustRoads Method AGPT/T131

EN13179-1

Sedimentation; Segregation of bituminous materials Not applicable

AS/NZS 2341.27,

Austroads Method AGPT/T108

Durability Dynamic shear rheometer

AS/NZS 2341.2, AS 2341.3, AS/NZS 2341.5, AS 2341.25,

AustRoads Method AGPT/T111, AustRoads AGPT/T192,

MRWA (Method) WA716.1

Torsional recovery Not applicable Austroads Method AGPT/T122
Durability; Rolling thin film oven (RTFO) Effect of heat and air on a moving film of bitumen; Long term exposure to heat and air

AS/NZS 2341.10, 

AS/NZS 2341.13,

AustRoads Method AGPT/T103

Stone coating ability and water resistance Not applicable

AS 2341.28, 

MRWA Method 756.2

Breaking behaviour Setting time AS 2341.29
Flash point; Flash point of cutback bitumen; Flash point of polymer modified binder Cleveland open cup

AS/NZS 2106.1, 

AS 2106.2,

AS 2341.14, 

AS 2341.16

Consistency of bitumen emulsion Derived Engler calculation AS 2341.25
Ductility Not applicable

AS 2341.11

Viscosity Apparent; Brookfield viscometer; Direct shear rheometer; Dynamic - Capillary tube; Kinematic

AS/NZS 2341.2, 

AS 2341.3, 

AS/NZS 2341.5, 

AustRoads Method AGPT/T111, 

AustRoads AGPT/T192,

MRWA (Method) WA716.1
Sample collection Bituminous materials; Polymeric products including constituent materials Not applicable Bitumen emulsions from tanks, tankers and drums; Polymer modified bitumens from tanks, tankers and drums

AS1160 Appendix A,

AustRoads Method AGPT/T101,

MRWA Method WA700.1

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