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Topcoat Asphalt Contractors Pty Ltd

Accreditation No: 14970
Topcoat Asphalt Testing Laboratory
Topcoat Testing Laboratory
 
Contact: Mr R McArthur
Mobile: 0411 604 918
Phone: (08) 8347 2030
Fax: (08) 8347 4414
Email:
 
Address:
50 - 54 Millers Road,
WINGFIELD
SA 5013
 
Facilities: Facility offering its services publicly
Last Modified: 22-DEC-16


This facility complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005

2.16 Aggregates
.02 Sampling of aggregates
AS 1141 3.1
DPTI (SA) TP061, 226
Sampling from a stockpile; site selection by random stratified number
.11 Bulk density
AS 1141 4
Uncompacted and compacted bulk density
.12 Particle density and water absorption
AS 1141 5, 6.1, 6.2
Coarse and fine aggregate
.13 Particle size distribution
AS 1141 11.1, 12
Sieve analysis; material finer than 75μm
.16 Particle shape tests
AS 1141 14, 15, 18, 20.1, 20.2, 20.3
DPTI (SA) TP240, 241, 244
Proportional caliper; elongation index; flakiness index; crushed faces; average least dimension; percent flat particles
.21 Abrasion tests
AS 1141 23
Los Angeles value
.24 Contaminants
AS 1141 30.1, 32, 33, 34
Coarse aggregate quality by visual comparison; weak particles; clay and fine silt; organic impurities other than sugar
.35 Polishing
AS 1141 40, 42
Polished Aggregate Friction Value (PAFV)
.37 Filler tests
AS 1141 7, 17
Apparent particle density of filler; voids in dry compacted filler
.40 Adhesion of aggregates and binders
DPTI (SA) TP705
Resistance to stripping

2.17 Bituminous Materials
.12 Viscosity tests
Austroads Method AGPT/T111
AS 2341 4
Viscosity (Brookfield Thermosel)
.28 Softening point tests
AS 2341 18
AustRoads Method AGPT/T131
Softening point ring and ball method
.62 Toughness and torsional recovery tests
AustRoads Method AGPT/T122
Torsional recovery

2.18 Soils
.02 Site selection
AS 1289 1.4.2
Site selection by stratified random number
.03 Sample preparation
AS 1289 1.1
.11 Classification tests
AS 1289 2.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.3.1, 3.4.1
Moisture content (drying oven); liquid limit (Casagrande); plastic limit; plasticity index; linear shrinkage
.32 Compaction tests
AS 1289 5.2.1
Modified compaction

2.19 Asphalts
.01 Sampling
AS 2891 1.1, 1.2
DPTI (SA) TP425
Compacted and uncompacted asphalt
.03 Sample preparation
AS 2891 2.1, 2.2
Austroads Method AGPT/T220
RC (Vic) Method 200.04
DPTI (SA) TP428
Inhouse method WI019
Sample preparation; sample preparation (compaction of asphalt slabs); sample compaction (gyratory compactor); abson method
.10 Asphalt analysis
AS 2891 3.3
Austroads method AGPT/T234
In-house method WI-013
Bitumen content and aggregate grading (pressure filter, ignition oven)
.20 Mechanical properties
AS 2891 5, 13.1
Australian Airports Association Method MT001
Austroads Methods AGPT/T231, 233
MRWA Method WA731.1
Marshall stability and flow; resilient modulus - indirect tensile; fatigue life - flexural bending; deformation resistance - wheel tracking
.30 Volumetric properties
AS 2891 7.1, 8, 9.2, 9.3
RC (Vic) Method 202.02
ASTM D3549
MRWA Methods WA732.2, WA733.1
Maximum density (water displacement, Rice method); voids and density relationships; bulk density (presaturation, mensuration); height of compacted asphalt
.40 Field tests
Australian Airports Association Method MT002
Density ratio and voids
.50 Mix design
Austroads method AGPT/T235
MR (Qld) Methods Q304A, Q304B
Binder paste drain-off; permeability - ponding method; permeability assessment
.60 Adhesion and stripping
Austroads methods AGPT/T232, 236
RMS (NSW) Method T640
Stripping potential (tensile strength); asphalt particle loss; assessment for the propensity for stripping of bituminous mixes

2.24 Road Pavement and Surfaces
.30 Surface characteristics
DPTI (SA) MAT-TP346
Texture depth (sand patch)