School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering (UQ)

The University of Queensland


Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

20 Mar 2023


Advanced Engineering Building Room 49-412, 49 Staff House Road, St Lucia
University Of Queensland, QLD 4072


Dr Zhongwei Chen P: +61 (07) 33653742


Services available to external clients


Not Applicable

Scope of Accreditation

Mechanical Testing Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Moisture content Drying oven AS 4133.1.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock strength and deformation Rocks Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled; Uniaxial strain rate controlled AS 4133.4.2.1, AS 4133.4.2.2
Deformation Load rate controlled; Strain rate controlled AS 4133.4.3.1, AS 4133.4.3.2
Indirect tensile strength Brazil ASTM D3967
Compressive strength Triaxial ASTM D7012 Method A

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