Construction Testing and Quality Services

Site

Western Downs Laboratory

Accreditation No.

20643

Site No.

24748

Date of Accreditation

10 Oct 2019

Address

14 Sandalwood Avenue West
Dalby, QLD 4405
Australia

ctqs.com.au

Contact

Mr Michael Davies P: +61 0403679775

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Not Applicable

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; Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5; AS 1141.6.1
Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted AS 1141.4
Shape Average least dimension AS 1141.20.3
Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable AS 1141.5; AS 1141.6.1
Shape Flakiness AS 1141.15; MR (Qld) Method Q201
Shape Crushed faces AS 1141.18
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on source rock AS 1141.25.1
Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate 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 - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone AS 1012.3.1
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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens AS 1012.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1
Sieve analysis Not applicable AS 1289.3.6.1; MR (Qld) Method Q103A
Plastic limit Not applicable AS 1289.3.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q105
Liquid limit Cone four point; Cone one point AS 1289.3.9.1; AS 1289.3.9.2; MR (Qld) Method Q104A; MR (Qld) Method Q104D
Linear shrinkage Not applicable AS 1289.3.4.1; MR (Qld) Method Q106
Plasticity index Cone AS 1289.3.3.2; MR (Qld) Method Q105
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; MR (Qld) Method Q142A; MR (Qld) Method Q142B
Oversize material Oversize material treatment MR (Qld) Method Q143
Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable AS 1289.5.4.2; 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 field density Soils Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge AS 1289.5.8.1; MR (Qld) Method Q141A; MR (Qld) NGTM Method N01; MR (Qld) NGTM Method N03
Relative compaction Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q140A
Field moisture content Nuclear gauge AS 1289.5.8.1; MR (Qld) Method Q141A; MR (Qld) NGTM Method N02
Degree of saturation Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q146
Density - In-situ Sand-cone AS 1289.5.3.1; MR (Qld) Method Q141B
Compaction control Hilf AS 1289.5.7.1
Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured AS 1289.5.4.1
Characteristic field density values Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q020
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2, MR (Qld) Method Q114B
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 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; MR (Qld) Method Q101D
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a windrow AS 1141.3.1; MR (Qld) Method Q060
Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling MR (Qld) Method Q050
Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling MR (Qld) Method Q061
Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete AS 1012.1
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 from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ AS 1289.1.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q060
Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling MR (Qld) Method Q061
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

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