Down to Earth Geotechnical and Environmental Pty Ltd

Site

Sydney Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19788

Site No.

23079

Date of Accreditation

04 Dec 2015

Address

Unit 11, 93-97 Newton Road
Wetherill Park, NSW 2164
Australia

Contact

Mr Nathan Smith P: +61 (02) 97560404

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Sydney Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1; RMS (NSW) Method T223

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils 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

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

Plastic limit Not applicable

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

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

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

Plasticity index Casagrande

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

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable AS 1141.19, RMS (NSW) Method T107
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

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort RMS (NSW) Method T130
Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1; AS 1289.5.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T111; RMS (NSW) Method T112

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 Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T173

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

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 pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T102, RMS (NSW) Method T105

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method 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; RMS (NSW) Method T100

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 in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T100

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