QualTech (Tas) Pty Ltd

Site

Qual Tech Leslie Vale Laboratory

Accreditation No.

4044

Site No.

4037

Date of Accreditation

28 Sep 1992

Address

Leslie Road, LESLIE VALE
Kingston, TAS 7050
Australia

Contact

Mr Grahame Russell P: +61 (03) 62777821

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 Clay and fine silt; Organic impurities Colour test; Settling AS 1141.33
AS 1141.34
Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1; RC (Vic) Method 372.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5
Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.6.1
Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1

AS 1141.20.2

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable AS 1141.5
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable AS 1141.6.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on fine aggregate AS 1141.25.2; AS 1141.25.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis

AS 1289.3.6.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1

AS 1289.3.1.2

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

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

In-house Method #9

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Characteristic field density values; Moisture ratio assessment of dry back

RC (Vic) Methods 316.00, 316.14

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Undisturbed samples AS 12889.6.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

Sample collection Aggregates; Soils Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a windrow; Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement

AS 1141.3.1

AS 1289.1.2.1
Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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