RCA Australia

Site

RCA Laboratories – Hunter

Accreditation No.

9811

Site No.

14515

Date of Accreditation

Address

2/8 Mathry Close
Singleton, NSW 2330
Australia

rca.com.au

Contact

Mr Joe Scully P: +61 (02) 49029200

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Withdrawn

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Withdrawn
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

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141 32

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

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141 14, RMS (NSW) Method T213

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141 4, RMS (NSW) Method T211

Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141 20.1, 20.2, RMS (NSW) Method T235, T275

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141 11.1, RMS (NSW) Method T201

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141 4, RMS (NSW) Method T212

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

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Deflection monitoring

RMS (NSW) Method T199

Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam

RMS (NSW) Method T160

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

AS 1289 3.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T109

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289 2.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T120

Moisture content Sand bath

RMS (NSW) Method T121

Fine particles in road materials

RMS (NSW) Method T107

Sieve analysis

AS 1289 3.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T106

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289 3.1.1, 3.1.2 RMS (NSW) Method T108

Moisture content Microwave oven

AS 1289 2.1.4, RMS (NSW) Method T180

Plastic limit

AS 1289 3.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T109

Linear shrinkage

AS 1289 3.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T113

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point RMS (NSW) Method T162
Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289 5.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T111, T130

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289 5.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T112

Maximum dry density

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Minimum and maximum dry density

AS 1289 5.5.1

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD)

AS 1289 5.4.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil engineering properties Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone; Perth sand penetrometer

AS 1289 6.3.2, 6.3.3, RMS (NSW) Method T161

Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens

AS 1289 6.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T117

Reactivity Shrink/swell

AS 1289 7.1.1

Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry

RMS (NSW) Method T114

Dispersion Emerson class

AS 1289 3.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Relative compaction

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Density index

AS 1289 5.6.1

Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus; Sand-cone

AS 1289 5.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T119

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289 5.4.1

Characteristic field density values

AS 1289 5.7.1

Characteristic field density values; Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289 5.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T173

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

RMS (NSW) Method T123

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment

AS 1289 1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T102, T105

Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Repeated compaction pre-treatment RMS (NSW) Method T103
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116, T131

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable 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

AS 1012 1, RMS (NSW) Method T300

Soils Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling by hand auger; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289 1.2.1

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