Validated Construction Materials

Validated Construction Materials

Site

Validated Construction Materials

Shepparton Laboratory

Accreditation No.

21342

Site No.

25701

Date of Accreditation

18 Mar 2024

Address

245 Verney North Raod
Zeerust, VIC 3634
Australia

vcmaterials.com

Contact

Mr Tom Preston P: +61 0406256304

Availability

Scope of Accreditation

Validated Construction Materials

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; Coarse aggregate quality; Foreign material in recycled aggregate; Organic impurities; Weak particles contaminants Colour test; Manual classification; Settling; Sieve analysis; Visual comparison AS 1141.30.1, AS 1141.32, AS 1141.33, AS 1141.34, TfNSW TS 02799.38, TfNSW TS 02799.43, RC (Vic) Method 372.01, RC (Vic)  Method 372.04
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, TfNSW TS 02799.02, TfNSW TS 02799.04
Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness; Proportional calliper AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3, TfNSW TS 02799.12; RC (Vic) Method 302.11
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, TfNSW TS 02799.08, TfNSW TS 02799.09
Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted AS 1141.4, TfNSW TS 02799.10, TfNSW TS 02799.11
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate AS 1141.25.3, RC (Vic) Method 370.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22, TfNSW TS 02799.09
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 Core; Cylinder AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14, TfNSW TS 02800.07, TfNSW TS 02800.11
Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions AS 1012.12.1
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 conditioning; Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens; Moist curing drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens AS 1012.8.1,  AS 1012.8.4, AS 1012.14, TfNSW TS 02800.05
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Linear shrinkage; Liquid limit; Moisture content; Plasticity index; Sieve analysis Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Drying oven; Gravimetric AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.2.1, AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.4.1, As 1289.3.6.1, TfNSW TS 02795.02, TfNSW TS 02795.03, TfNSW TS 02795.04, TfNSW TS 02795.05, TfNSW TS 0279.08, TfNSW TS 02795.14
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, TfNSW TS 02795.06, TfNSW TS 02795.07
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Sand equivalent AS 1289.3.7.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable AS 1289.1.1, TfNSW TS 02795.01, RC (Vic) Method 301.01
Sample collection Asphalts Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a stockpile AS 1141.3.1, TfNSW TS 02794.01
Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer AS 1012.1, TfNSW 02800.01
Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring AS 1012.14
Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ AS 1289.1.2.1, TfNSW TS 02794.01

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