Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Wollongong Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

10848

Date of Accreditation

09 Jun 1995

Address

1/140 Industrial Road
Oak Flats, NSW 2529
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Matthew Foley P: +61 0422374311

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Establishment of annex facilities Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value; Resistance to wear by attrition

AS 1141.23, AS 1141.27
RMS (NSW) Method T204

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Initial adhesion; Resistance to stripping Plate test

AS 1141.50

RMS (NSW) Method T230, RMS (NSW) Method T238

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Sulfur - Present as acid-soluble sulfate Acid extraction RMS (NSW) Method T219
Clay and fine silt; Foreign material in recycled aggregate; Iron unsoundness; Light particles contaminants; Organic impurities; Sugar; Weak particles contaminants Colour test; Segregation by density; Settling; Water soak

AS 1141.31, AS 1141.32, AS 1141.33, AS 1141.34, AS 1141.35, AS 1141.37

RMS (NSW) Method T202, RMS (NSW) Method T220, RMS (NSW) Method T260, RMS (NSW) Method T268, RMS (NSW) Method T269, RMS (NSW) Method T276

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate polishing Aggregates Polished aggregate friction value Horizontal wheel; Pendulum friction test; Vertical wheel

AS 1141.40, AS 1141.41, AS 1141.42
RMS (NSW) Method T231, RMS (NSW) Method T233
MR (Qld) Method Q203

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates 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

RMS (NSW) Method T209, RMS (NSW) Method T210

Moisture content Drying oven

RMS (NSW) Method T262

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper; Ratio greatest to least dimension

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.18, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2

RMS (NSW) Method T213, RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T239, RMS (NSW) Method T275, RMS (NSW) Method T278

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

RMS (NSW) Method T211, RMS (NSW) Method T212

Shape Assessment by flow time and void content RMS (NSW) Method T279
NZS 3111.19
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 2 ?m; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12, AS 1141.13

RMS (NSW) Method T201, RMS (NSW) Method T203, RMS (NSW) Method T270

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials AS 1141.19
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate reactivity Aggregates Alkali reactivity potential Accelerated mortar bar

AS 1141.60.1
RMS (NSW) Method T363
RC (Vic) 376.03

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate AS 1141.25.3
Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution; Methylene blue value

AS 1141.24, AS 1141.66
RMS (NSW) Method T266, RMS (NSW) Method T659

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cohesion of compacted material; Unconfined compressive strength Unconfined

AS 1141.52, AS 5101.4

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

AS 1141.21, AS 1141.22
RMS (NSW) Method T205, RMS (NSW) Method T215, RMS (NSW) Method T216

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar chemical tests Concrete, grout and mortar Chloride level in hardened concrete; Sulfate level in hardened concrete Nitric acid; Water soluble AS 1012.20.1, AS 1012.20.2
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 Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

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

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

RMS (NSW) Method T328

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

AS 1012.5

RMS (NSW) Method T303

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T320

Compacted density - In-situ; Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Relative compaction of concrete pavements; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS1012.12.2

RMS (NSW) Method T316, RMS (NSW) Method T317, RMS (NSW) Method T381

Specimen preparation Dressing of voids RMS (NSW) Method T368
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 drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory AS 1012.8.4
Specimen conditioning; Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T304, RMS (NSW) Method T310, 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 - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

RMS ( NSW) Method T240

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 Linear shrinkage; Liquid limit; Moisture content; Plasticity index; Sieve analysis Casagrande; Correlation; Drying oven; Hot plate; Microwave oven; Sand bath

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.2, AS 1289.2.1.4, AS 1289.2.1.6, AS 1289.2.3.1, 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

RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;, RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;, RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;, RMS (NSW) Method T120, RMS (NSW) Method T121, RMS (NSW) Method T180, RMS (NSW) Method T2105

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD); Dry density/moisture content relationship; Minimum and maximum dry density Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, AS 1289.5.4.2, AS 1289.5.5.1

RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T112, RMS (NSW) Method T130, RMS (NSW) Method T162, RMS (NSW) Method T164

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 electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable

AS 1289.4.4.1
RMS (NSW) Method T185

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control; Density - In-situ; Density index; Dry density ratio; Field moisture content; Moisture ratio; Relative compaction Hilf; Measured; Nuclear gauge; Sand pouring apparatus; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.4.1, AS 1289.5.6.1, AS 1289.5.7.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T119, RMS (NSW) Method T166, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Sydney Water Supplier of Field Testing Services
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 Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry

RMS (NSW) Method T114

Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1
RMS (NSW) Method T117, RMS (NSW) Method T132

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Organic matter Titration AS 1289.4.1.1
Acidity; Chloride pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

RMS (NSW) Method T123, RMS (NSW) Method T1010

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 reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Stabiliser working time Cementitious stabilisation time RMS (NSW) Method T147
Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

 RMS (NSW) Method T100

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete; Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14 

RMS (NSW) Method T300

Rocks Not applicable Quarry aggregate from a drill core; Quarry aggregate from a quarry face; Quarry aggregate from a rock spall; Quarry aggregate from boulders AS 1141.3.2
RMS (NSW) Method T100
Soils Not applicable 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

RMS (NSW) Method T100

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

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Softening point Ring and ball

AS 2341.18

RMS (NSW) Method T505

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