Geotech Testing Pty Ltd

Site

Penrith Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2734

Site No.

2727

Date of Accreditation

25 Sep 1989

Address

34 Borec Road
Penrith, NSW 2750
Australia

geotech.com.au

Contact

Mr Adrian Kench P: +61 (02) 47222744

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification

RMS (NSW) Method T276

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Moisture content Drying oven

RMS (NSW) Method T262

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

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1,  RMS (NSW) Method T209

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 - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T223

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;

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, 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;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

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

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289. 3.5.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T120

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;

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

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

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 Percentage (%) AS 1289.3.8.2
Dispersion Pinhole AS 1289.3.8.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

RMS (NSW) Method T119

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1, RMS (NSW) Method T162

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone; Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.2, AS 1289.6.3.3,  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
Bearing ratio Undisturbed samples AS 1289.6.1.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1,  RMS (NSW) Method T105, RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow

AS 1289.1.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T100

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