Pacific Blue Metal Pty Ltd

Site

Pacific Blue Metal Testing Laboratory – Pacific Blue Metal Laboratory

Accreditation No.

16993

Site No.

18519

Date of Accreditation

20 Jan 2010

Address

113-116 Possum Brush Road
Possum Brush, NSW 2430
Australia

Contact

Mr Anthony Symeoy P: +61 0428543256

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 Clay and fine silt Settling AS 1141.33,
RMS (NSW) Method T268
Organic impurities Colour test

AS1141.34, 

RMS (NSW) Method T260

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted AS 1141.4
Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials

AS 1141.19, 

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, 

AS 1141.20.2, 

RMS (NSW) Methods T235, T275

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1, 

RMS (NSW) Method T209

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1, 

RMS (NSW) Method T201

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, 

RMS (NSW) Method T213

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5, 

RMS (NSW) Method T210

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12, 

RMS (NSW) Method T203

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 stabilisation Aggregates Cohesion of compacted material Unconfined AS 1141.52
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21,
RMS (NSW) Method T205
Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22,
RMS (NSW) Method T215
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt extraction and grading Asphalts Bitumen content and aggregate grading Reflux AS/NZS 2891.3.1,
RMS (NSW) Method T607
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt mechanical properties Asphalts Marshall stability and flow Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.5, 

Australian Airports Association Method MT001

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt specimen manufacture Asphalts Specimen compaction; Specimen conditioning Gyratory compaction; Handling and conditioning

AS/NZS 2891.2.1, 

AS/NZS 2891.2.2 


Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Bulk density; Maximum density; Voids and density relationship Mensuration; Methylated spirits displacement; Not applicable; Presaturation

AS/NZS 2891.7.3, 

AS/NZS 2891.8, 

AS/NZS 2891.9.2, 

AS/NZS 2891.9.3, 

RMS (NSW) Method T605

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 Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1, 

RMS (NSW) Method T316

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9, 

RMS (NSW) Method T306

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens RMS (NSW) Method T305
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory AS 1012.8.1,
RMS (NSW) Method T304
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Pavement shape Road pavements Surface deviation Straight edge RMS (NSW) Method T183
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Deflection monitoring RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;
Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam RMS (NSW) Method T160
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, 

RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

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;

Moisture content Drying oven AS1289.2.1.1,
RMS (NSW) Method T120
Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1, 

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

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1, 

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable AS 1289.5.4.2
Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, 

RMS (NSW) Methods T111, T130

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, 

RMS (NSW) Method T112

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Dry density ratio Calculation AS 1289.5.4.1
Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, 

RMS (NSW) Method T173

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2,
RMS (NSW) Method T161
Penetration in-situ Perth sand penetrometer AS1289.6.3.3
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, AS 1289.6.7.2
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) Methods T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;,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

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck

AS 1141.3.1

Not applicable Quarry aggregate from a rock spall AS 1141.3.2, 
RMS (NSW) Method T100
Asphalts Not applicable Uncompacted asphalt

AS/NZS 2891.1.1

Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Dry technique; Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique

AS 2891.1.2

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 sampling AS 1289.1.4.1
Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile

AS 1289.1.2.1

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