Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Traralgon Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

15125

Date of Accreditation

10 Aug 2015

Address

Unit 2 and 3, 43 Eastern Road
Traralgon, VIC 3844
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Adam Gleeson P: +61 0429410183

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 Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

RC (Vic) Method 372.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3

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

AS 1141.5, AS 1141.6.1

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Sample preparation Untreated bulk samples

RC (Vic) Method 301.01

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Shape Flakiness RC (Vic) Method 302.11
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis RC (Vic) Method 375.11
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate

AS 1141.25.3
RC (Vic) Method 370.05

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cement content Heat of neutralisation AS 5101.3.3
Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable

AS 5101.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

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

AS 1012.5

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

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; Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.8.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment

Austroads Method AG:PT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Hot plate AS 1289.2.1.6
Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Sieve analysis

AS 1289.3.6.1

Weighted plasticity index Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 326.01

Linear shrinkage

AS 1289.3.4.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289 3.1.2

Description, identification and classification

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification elements only)

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 Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

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 Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.1

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ; Field moisture content Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone

AS 1289.6.3.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Assignment of CBR and percent swell; Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1
RC (Vic) Method 324.01

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

AS 1289.1.1

RC (Vic) Method 301.01, RC (Vic) Method 301.05

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Density decay correction factor for granular materials Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 330.03

Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation

RC (Vic) Method 301.03, RC (Vic) Method 301.06

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

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

AS 1289.1.4.1

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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

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