QCTS Sunshine Coast

Site

Sunshine Coast Laboratory

Accreditation No.

20781

Site No.

24937

Date of Accreditation

09 Jun 2021

Address

178 Image Flat Road
Image Flat, QLD 4560
Australia

qcts.net.au

Contact

Mr Geoff Turley P: +61 0466161604

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 binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q216

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness

AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, MR (Qld) Method Q201

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted AS 1141.4
Shape Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on fine aggregate; Degradation factor on source rock

AS 1141.25.1, AS 1141.25.2; MR (Qld) Method Q208B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

AS 1141.22

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Fines ratio

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q253

Moisture content Drying oven; Relative moisture content

AS 1289.2.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q250

Cone plasticity index; Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Casagrande; Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Cone; Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.2.1, AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2, AS 1289 3.9.1, AS 1289.3.9.2, MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q252

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD); Dry density/moisture content relationship; Oversize material Modified compactive effort; Oversize material treatment; Rapid; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, AS 1289.5.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q145A
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 laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q113A, MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable AS 1289.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q101, MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101B, MR (Qld) Method Q101C
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Stabiliser working time Cementitious stabilisation time MR (Qld) Method Q136A
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation; Modified compaction - UCS specimens; Standard compaction - UCS specimens; UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135B, MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
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; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement

AS 1141.3.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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