Douglas Partners Pty Ltd

Site

Port Macquarie Laboratory

Accreditation No.

828

Site No.

18932

Date of Accreditation

10 Mar 2010

Address

2/32 Geebung Drive
Port Macquarie, NSW 2444
Australia

douglaspartners.com.au

Contact

Mr Luke Hetherington P: +61 (02) 65815992

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, RMS (NSW) Method T204
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate chemical tests Aggregates Acid insoluble residue; Sulfur - Present as acid-soluble sulfate Acid extraction; Gravimetric AS 1141.36, RMS (NSW) Method T219, Texas Board of Transportation Method Tex-612-J
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Light particles contaminants; Sugar Fehlings solution; Segregation by density AS 1141.31, AS 1141.35
Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification RMS (NSW) Method T276
Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

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 Fine particles in road materials

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

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4; RMS (NSW) Method T211

Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Shape Ratio greatest to least dimension

RMS (NSW) Method T278

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4; RMS (NSW) Method T212

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5; RMS (NSW) Method T210

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 2 ?m AS 1141.13, RMS (NSW) Method T270
Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1;RMS (NSW) Method T209; RMS (NSW) Method T208

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12;  RMS (NSW) Method T203

Shape Voids in fine aggregate AASHTO T304
Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14; RMS (NSW) Method T213

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1; AS 1141.20.2; RMS (NSW) Method T235; RMS (NSW) Method T275

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1; RMS (NSW) Method T201

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Methylene blue value AS 1141.66, RMS (NSW) Method T659
Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22; RMS (NSW) Method T215
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar chemical tests Concrete, grout and mortar Chloride level in hardened concrete Nitric acid; Water soluble AS 1012.20.1, AS 1012.20.2
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

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1; RMS (NSW) Method T316

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Water displacement

AS 1012.12.2; RMS (NSW) Method T317

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

AS 1012.5

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14; RMS (NSW) Method T310

Compressive strength Cube

AS 1012.9; RMS (NSW) Method T375

Wet sieving analysis Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T329

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2; RMS (NSW) Method T320

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 grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory

RMS (NSW) Method T375

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

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 - 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

RMS (NSW) Method T223

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T120

Moisture content Hot plate

RMS (NSW) Method T121

Plastic limit Not applicable

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

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;

Sieve analysis Not applicable

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

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

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

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

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

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

AS 1289.5.1.1;RMS (NSW) Method T111; RMS (NSW) Method T130

Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

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 Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T112

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 electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T185
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

AS 1289.5.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T119; RMS (NSW) Method T173

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T123

Chloride; Organic matter; Soluble sulfate Acid extraction; Loss on ignition (LOI); Titration AS 1289.4.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T1010, RMS (NSW) Method T1011
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction 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;; RMS (NSW) Method 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 Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116; RMS (NSW) Method T131

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

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

AS 1012.1; RMS (NSW) Method T300; RMS (NSW) Method T376

Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

Soils 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

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