Transport for NSW

Site

Russell Vale Laboratory – Regional Technical Services

Accreditation No.

2599

Site No.

2592

Date of Accreditation

13 Jul 2020

Address

21 York Place
Russell Vale, NSW 2517
Australia

transport.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Mr Glenn Smith P: +61 (02) 42223256

Availability

Services conditionally 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 properties Aggregates 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

Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5, RMS (NSW) Method T210

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4, RMS (NSW) Method T212

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T209

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials

AS 1141.19

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4, RMS (NSW) Method T211

Shape Average least dimension

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

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T209

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, RMS (NSW) Method T213

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 strength Aggregates 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, RMS (NSW) Method T608

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Field density Thin-lift nuclear gauge

AS/NZS 2891.14.2

Density ratio and air voids Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.14.5

Field density Nuclear gauge backscatter mode

AS/NZS 2891.14.1.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt filler Asphalts Apparent particle density of filler Not applicable AS/NZS 1141.7, RMS (NSW) Method T435
Voids in dry compacted filler Not applicable AS/NZS 1141.17, RMS (NSW) Method T436
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt performance Asphalts Stripping potential Tensile strength ratio

RMS (NSW) Method T640

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

AS/NZS 2891.2.1, RMS (NSW) Methods T661

Specimen compaction Gyratory compaction

AS/NZS 2891.2.2, RMS (NSW) Method T662

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Voids and density relationship Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.8

Binder film index Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T643

Maximum density Methylated spirits displacement

AS/NZS 2891.7.3, RMS (NSW) Method T605

Bulk density Presaturation

AS/NZS 2891.9.2

Bulk density Mensuration

AS/NZS 2891.9.3

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

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T305

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1, RMS (NSW) Method T316

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14, RMS (NSW) Method T310

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Water displacement

AS 1012.12.2, RMS (NSW) Method T317

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

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 profile Road pavements Ride quality Laser profilometer

RMS (NSW) Method T187, RMS (NSW) Method T188

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

RMS (NSW) Method T160, RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

RMS (NSW) Method T240

Skid resistance British pendulum portable tester

AS 1141.42, RMS (NSW) Method T231

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils 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;

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T120

Sieve analysis Not applicable

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

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

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T112

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

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 field density Soils Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

RMS (NSW) Method T119

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Density - In-situ Volume extraction

RMS (NSW) Method T165

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone 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
Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry RMS (NSW) Method T114
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T123

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

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

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

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 stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T100

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique

AS 2891.1.2, RMS (NSW) Method T631;TfNSW T631;

Not applicable Uncompacted asphalt

AS/NZS 2891.1.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1, RMS (NSW) Method T300

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T100

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Sample handling and conditioning Not applicable

AS/NZS 2341.21, Austroads Method AGPT/T102

Torsional recovery Not applicable

Austroads Method AGPT/T122

Viscosity Rotational

AS/NZS 2341.4

Rolling thin film oven (RTFO) Effect of heat and air on a moving film of bitumen

AS/NZS 2341.10, Austroads Method AGPT/T103

Viscosity Dynamic - Capillary tube

AS/NZS 2341.2

Viscosity Brookfield viscometer

Austroads Method AGPT/T111

Penetration of bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341.12, RMS (NSW) Method T506

Softening point Ring and ball

AS 2341.18, Austroads Method AGPT/T131

Analysis of cements and cementitious materials - Composition Cement products; Pozzolanic materials Aluminium oxide; Calcium oxide; Ferric oxide; Magnesium oxide; Manganese monoxide; Potassium oxide; Silicon dioxide; Sodium oxide; Sulfur trioxide (sulfuric anhydride); Titanium oxide X-ray fluorescence (XRF) - Dry ingredients; X-ray fluorescence (XRF) - Hydrated material

RMS (NSW) Method T1032, RMS (NSW) Method T1033

Sample collection Bituminous materials Not applicable Polymer modified bitumens from tanks, tankers and drums

Austroads Method AGPT/T101

Not applicable Residual bitumens from tanks, tankers and drums

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