Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Taree Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

9612

Date of Accreditation

10 Aug 2015

Address

352 The Bucketts Way
Taree South, NSW 2430
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Matthew Foley P: +61 (02) 98541700

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 Settling

AS 1141.33

RMS (NSW) Method T268

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

RMS (NSW) Method T260

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

RMS (NSW) Method T202

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

RMS (NSW) Method T210

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2

RMS (NSW) Method T213, RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T239, RMS (NSW) Method T275

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

AS 1141.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T209

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12, AS 1141.19

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;, RMS (NSW) Method T201, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Methylene blue value

AS 1141.66
RMS (NSW) Method T659

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

AS 1141.22
RMS (NSW) Method T215

Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21
RMS (NSW) Method T205

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; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

RMS (NSW) Method T316, RMS (NSW) Method  T317

Specimen preparation Dressing of voids

RMS (NSW) Method T368

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

RMS (NSW) Method T328

Compressive strength; Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens; Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9

RMS (NSW) Method T305, RMS (NSW) Method T306, RMS (NSW) Method T310, RMS (NSW) Method T375

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T320

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5

RMS (NSW) Method T303

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

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Curing flexural strength specimens in the laboratory; Curing grout and mortar cube specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens; Moist curing drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.8.4

RMS (NSW) Method T304, RMS (NSW) Method T312, RMS (NSW) Method T327, RMS (NSW) Method T375

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 - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven; Sand bath

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.2

RMS (NSW) Method T120, RMS (NSW) Method T121

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

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

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

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;

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

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

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

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

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T112, RMS (NSW) Method T130, RMS (NSW) Method T162

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

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

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T119, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

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 pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;, 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 stockpile

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 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; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1, AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T100

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