RCA Australia

Site

Newcastle Laboratory (RCA Laboratories-CMT)

Accreditation No.

9811

Site No.

9804

Date of Accreditation

10 Sep 1994

Address

92 Hill Street
Carrington, NSW 2294
Australia

rca.com.au

Contact

Mr Joe Scully P: +61 (02) 49029200

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 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

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 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

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

RMS (NSW) Method T211

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

RMS (NSW) Method T212

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1

AS 1141.20.2

RMS (NSW) Method T235

RMS (NSW) Method T275

Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

RMS (NSW) Method T210

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

RMS (NSW) Method T201

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
RMS (NSW) Method T239
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 Cylinder

AS 1012.9

RMS (NSW) Method T306

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T305

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

AS 1012.5

RMS (NSW) Method T303

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T320

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

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 flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.2

RMS (NSW) Method T327

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Curing flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, RMS (NSW) Method T327


Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T304
Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T310
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 - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

RMS (NSW) Method T240

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

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

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;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T120

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Moisture content Sand bath

RMS (NSW) Method T121

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

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

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T111

RMS (NSW) Method T130

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

RMS (NSW) Method T119

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T173

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
RMS (NSW) Method T161
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 RMS (NSW) Method T114
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils 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 T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

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 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 Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

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

AS 1289.1.2.1

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