Douglas Partners Pty Ltd

Site

Melbourne Laboratory

Accreditation No.

828

Site No.

510

Date of Accreditation

29 Mar 1965

Address

231 Normanby Road
South Melbourne, VIC 3205
Australia

douglaspartners.com.au

Contact

Mr Scott Benbow P: +61 0400183302

Availability

Services 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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Sample preparation Untreated bulk samples

RC (Vic) Method 301.01

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

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 engineering properties Soils Dispersion Emerson class; Pinhole

AS 1289.3.8.1, AS 1289.3.8.3

Reactivity Shrink/swell

AS 1289.7.1.1

Bearing ratio In-situ measurement; Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1, AS 1289.6.1.3

Triaxial strength Triaxial consolidate drained BS EN ISO 17892-9
Fine particle analysis Hydrometer

AS 1289.3.6.3

Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen; Flexible wall permeameter

AS 1289.6.7.1, AS 1289.6.7.2, AS 1289.6.7.3

Douglas Partners in-house method for permeability

Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained with pore water pressure measured; Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement

AS 1289.6.4.1, AS 1289.6.4.2

Consolidation One-dimensional

AS 1289.6.6.1

Shear strength Direct shear force

AS 1289.6.2.2


Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone

AS 1289.6.3.2

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

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; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1

RC (Vic) Method 301.05

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation

RC (Vic) Method 301.03, RC (Vic) Method 301.06

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

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

AS 1289.1.4.1

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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