Rare Earth CMT Laboratories Pty Ltd

Site

Launceston Laboratory

Accreditation No.

20328

Site No.

24289

Date of Accreditation

21 Feb 2018

Address

23/16 - 18 Goodman Court
Launceston, TAS 7250
Australia

rareearthcmt.com.au

Contact

Mr Arlen Thompson P: +61 (03) 63340834

Availability

Services 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 Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison AS 1141.30.1, RC(Vic) Method 372.01
Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate AS 1141.25.3,
RC (Vic) Method 370.05
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Density ratio and air voids Not applicable AS/NZS 2891.14.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Bulk density Presaturation AS/NZS 2891.9.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment Austroads Method AGPT/T251
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Laboratory measurement AS 4133.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

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

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2

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 field density Soils Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 316.14
Characteristic field density values Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 316.00
Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

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 laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Assignment of CBR and percent swell; Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
RC (Vic) Method 324.01
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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

Aggregates; Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling RC (Vic) Method 316.10
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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