Douglas Partners Pty Ltd

Site

Newcastle Laboratory

Accreditation No.

828

Site No.

1663

Date of Accreditation

30 Aug 1982

Address

15 Callistemon Close
Warabrook, NSW 2304
Australia

douglaspartners.com.au

Contact

Mr Peter Gorseski P: +61 (02) 49609600

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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Sugar Fehlings solution

AS 1141.35

Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification

RMS (NSW)  T276

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification in-house method DP276
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 Fine particles in road materials

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

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1,RMS (NSW) Method T201

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, RMS (NSW) Method T213

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Absorption of compacted material; Swell and capillary rise of compacted material Not applicable RMS (NSW) Method T172
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21
Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22, RMS (NSW) Method T215
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Grout consistency Not applicable RMS (NSW) Method T375
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 Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T305

Compressive strength Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14, RMS (NSW) Method T306

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS1012.12.1, RMS (NSW) Method T316

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Masonry, concrete and clay unit properties Masonry, concrete and clay units Resistance to salt attack Not applicable AS 4456.10
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam; Deflection monitoring

RMS (NSW) Method T160, RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Deformation Load rate controlled; Strain rate controlled AS 4133.4.3.1; AS 4133.4.3.2
Swelling pressure index Not applicable In-house method DP 300
Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Compressive strength; Point load strength index Not applicable; Uniaxial load rate controlled; Uniaxial strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.1, AS 4133.4.2.1, AS 4133.4.2.2, RMS (NSW) Method T222, RMS (NSW) Method T223, RMS (NSW) Method T229

Slake durability index Not applicable AS 4133.3.4
Indirect tensile strength Brazil

ISRM Brazil Test Method Part 2 (1997)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289 3.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

Moisture content Correlation; Drying oven; Hot plate; Microwave oven; Sand bath

AS 1289.2.1.1,AS 1289.2.1.4, AS 1289.2.1.6, AS 1289.2.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T120, RMS (NSW) Method T121, RMS (NSW) Method T180, RMS (NSW) Method T2105

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289 3.5.1

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Plasticity index Casagrande

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

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289 3.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Plastic limit Not applicable

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

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) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T130

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Dispersion Pinhole AS 1289.3.8.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Dry density ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.3, RMS (NSW) Method T190
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T117, RMS (NSW) Method T132
Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry AS 5101 4, RMS (NSW) Method T114
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

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

Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment

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

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Lime demand Not applicable RMS (NSW) Method T144
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

RMS (NSW) Method T137

Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Stabiliser working time Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T147

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

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 Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T100

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