Qualtest Laboratory (NSW) Pty Ltd

Site

Newcastle Laboratory

Accreditation No.

18686

Site No.

20708

Date of Accreditation

15 Jan 2013

Address

2 Murray Dwyer Circuit
Mayfield West, NSW 2304
Australia

qualtest.com.au

Contact

Mr Alan Cullen P: +61 (02) 49684468

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 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 AS 1141.23
Abrasion resistance Resistance to wear by attrition AS 1141.27
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification

RMS (NSW) method T276

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32; RMS (NSW) Method T202

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34; RMS (NSW) Method T260

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33; RMS (NSW) Method T268

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12; RMS (NSW) Method T203

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1; RMS (NSW) Method T201

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, 20.2; RMS (NSW) Methods T235, T275

Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) method T239

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5; RMS (NSW) Method T210

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1; RMS (NSW) Method T209

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14; RMS (NSW) Method T213

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials

AS 1141.19; RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24; RMS (NSW) Method T266
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22; RMS (NSW) Method T215
Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21; RMS (NSW) Method T205
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1; RMS (NSW) Method T301

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Cube

AS 1012.9; RMS (NSW) Method T375

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11; RMS (NSW) Method T328

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) method T305

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9;  RMS (NSW) Method T306

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Water displacement

AS 1012.12.2; RMS (NSW) Method T317

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1; RMS (NSW) Method T316

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens; Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T304

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens; Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.2; RMS (NSW) Method T327

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes; Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory

RMS (NSW) Method T375

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam

RMS (NSW) method T160

Structural performance evaluation Deflection monitoring

RMS (NSW) method T199;TfNSW T199;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1; RMS (NSW) Method T223

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1; RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1; RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1; RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T120

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

AS 1289.5.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T112

Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1; RMS (NSW) Methods T111, T130

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) method T162

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.7.1.1
Dispersion Emerson class

AS 1289.3.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T173

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) method T166

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

RMS (NSW) method T119

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.3
Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry

RMS (NSW) Method T114

Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1; RMS (NSW) Methods T117, T132
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289 6.7.1, 6.7.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T105;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment

RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Stabiliser working time Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T147

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Methods T116, T131

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Modified triaxial confined; Modified triaxial unconfined RMS (NSW) Method T171
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1; RMS (NSW) Method T100

Not applicable Quarry aggregate from a drill core; Quarry aggregate from a quarry face; Quarry aggregate from a rock spall; Quarry aggregate from boulders

AS 1141.3.2

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1; RMS (NSW) Method T300

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

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 from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T100

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