ARRB Group Ltd

Site

Materials Laboratory – Research and Consulting

Accreditation No.

9594

Site No.

9587

Date of Accreditation

17 Feb 1978

Address

80A Turner St
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Australia

arrb.com.au

Contact

Mr Shannon Malone P: +61 0410524161

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instruments Road friction testers Surface friction By methods of BS 7976-3

BS 7976-3
ARRB Procedure ATM No 6

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
3.0 pendulum test value units from 4 to 150 pendulum test value units

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
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 1141.6.2

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1

AS 1141.12

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

AS/NZS 2891.3.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt filler Asphalts Apparent particle density of filler; Voids in dry compacted filler Classical 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

AS/NZS 2891.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt mix design Asphalts Mix composition Marshall method

RC (Vic) Method 201.01

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

AS/NZS 2891.13.1

Deformation resistance; Wheel tracking stability Wheel tracking machine

Austroads Method AGPT/T231

Asphalt particle loss Abrasion

Austroads Method AGPT/T236

Fatigue life Flexural bending

Austroads Method AGPT/T233

Fatigue life Flexural bending Austroads Method AGPT/T274
Stripping potential Tensile strength ratio

Austroads Method AGPT/T232

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt specimen manufacture Asphalts Specimen compaction Gyratory compaction

AS/NZS 2891.2.2

Specimen conditioning Handling and conditioning

AS/NZS 2891.2.1

Specimen compaction Compaction of asphalt slabs

Austroads Method AGPT/T220

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Maximum density Water displacement

AS/NZS 2891.7.1

Voids and density relationship Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.8

Bulk density Mensuration; Presaturation

AS/NZS 2891.9.2, AS/NZS 2891.9.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement profile Road pavements Ride quality Laser profilometer RMS (NSW) Method T187
Surface evenness Two laser profilometer MR (Qld) Method Q708B

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of bituminous materials - Composition Bituminous materials Toluene insoluble matter Not applicable

AS/NZS 2341.8

Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Penetration of bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341.12

Durability Long term exposure to heat and air

AS/NZS 2341.13

Viscosity Direct shear rheometer Austroads Method AGPT/T192
Softening point Ring and ball

AS 2341.18

Austroads Method AGPT/T131
Rolling thin film oven (RTFO) Effect of heat and air on a moving film of bitumen

AS/NZS 2341.10

Austroads Method AGPT/T103

Torsional recovery Not applicable

Austroads Method AGPT/T122

Consistency; Elastic recovery; Stiffness Wet track abrasion

Austroads Method AGPT/T121


Sample handling and conditioning Not applicable

AS/NZS 2341.21

ARRB-TR Method 07

Austroads Method AGPT /T191 

Viscosity Apparent; Brookfield viscometer; Dynamic - Capillary tube; Rotational; Sliding plate viscometer

AS/NZS 2341.2

AS/NZS 2341.4

AS/NZS 2341.5

Austroads Method AGPT/T111

Segregation of bituminous materials Not applicable EN 13399

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