Scope Of Testing

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Materials / Products Tested Type of Test / Properties Measured / Range of Measurement Standard Test Methods / Equipment / Techniques
Concrete Compressive Strength of Concrete Cube BS EN 12390-3: 2009 / BS EN 12390-3: 2019
Compressive Strength of Concrete Core BS EN 12504-1: 2009 / BS EN 12504-1: 2019
Determination of Water Absorption BS 1881-122: 2011
Determination of depth of penetration of water under pressure BS EN 12390-8: 2009 /BS EN 12390-8: 2019
Determination of Initial Surface Absorption of Concrete (ISAT) BS 1881: Part 208: 1996
Determination of density of hardened concrete BS EN 12390-7: 2009 / BS EN 12390-7: 2019
Aggregate Sieve Test BS 812-103.1: 1985
MS 30: Part 4: Section 1: 1995
BS EN 933-1: 2012
Ten Percent Fines Value BS 812-111: 1990
MS30: Part 9: 1995
Aggregate Impact Value BS 812-112: 1990
MS 30: Part 10: 1995
Aggregate Crushing Value BS 812-110: 1990
MS 30: Part 8: 1995
Aggregate/Crusher Run Determination of Materials Finer than 75 µm by washing MS 30: 1971
BS 812: 103.1: 1985
Determination of Flakiness Index BS 812: Part 105.1: 1989
MS 30: Part 5: 1995
Determination of Flakiness Index BS EN 933-3: (2012)
Determination of Elongation Index BS 812: 105.2: 1990
Determination of Particle Density & Water Absorption (Coarse) BS 812: Part 2: 1995 Clause 5.3
Determination of Particle Density & Water Absorption (Fine) BS 812: Part 2: 1995 Clause 5.5
Determination of Soundness (5 Cycle) ASTM C 88_C88M-18 / AASHTO T 104
Determination of Los Angeles Abrasion Value (LA) ASTM C 131 / C 131M: 2014
ASTM C131_C131M-20
Determination of Resistance to Fragmentation by Los Angeles (LA) BS EN 1097-2: 1998 / BS EN 1097-2: 2020
Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregate for Concrete ASTM C40: 2004 / ASTM C40_C40M-20
Geometrical Properties of Aggregate Assessment of Fines Sand Equivalent Test BS EN 933-8: 2015
Geometrical Properties of Aggregate Assessment of Fines Methylene Blue BS EN 933-9: 2013
Determination of Clay Lumps & Friable Particles in Aggregate ASTM C142 / C 142M-17
Premix Determination of Bitumen Content & Particle Size Distribution ASTM D 2172_D217M-17 / MS 30: Part 4: 1995 Section 1 (Dry Method)
Determination of Density & Compaction Bituminous Mixtures ASTM D 2726_D2726M-19
Determination of Marshall Stability & Flow Values of Bituminous Mixtures ASTM D 2726_D2726M-19 / ASTM D1559-76 / AST D6927-15 / ASTM 6926-20
Determination of Thickness or Height Compacted Bituminous Paving Mixtures Specimen D3549
Bitumen Determination of Bitumen Quality:
- Penetration @ 25°C, 100 g, 5sec
- Softening Point
- Flash Point (Cleveland)
ASTM D 5 / D 5M-13 (2013)
ASTM D 36 / 36M-14e1 (2014)
ASTM D 92 (2012 / ASTM D 92-16a (2016)
Reinforcing Bar & Welded Steel Fabric Determination of Tensile Test on Steel Bar MS 145: 2014 /MS 146: 2014 / ISO 6892-1: 2016 / MS ISO 15630-1:2012 / BS EN ISO 6892-1: 2019
Determination of Bend Test on Steel Bar MS ISO 7438: 2017 / MS 146: 2014 / MS 145: 2014
Determination of Re-bend Test on Steel Bar MS 146: 2014 / MS 144: 2014 / MS 145: 2014
Welded Steel Fabric

Metallic Material (including
Coupler)
Determination of Weld Strength of Steel Fabric

Determination of Tensile Test on Coupler
MS 145: 2014

BS EN ISO 6892-1: 2019
ISO 6892-1: 2016
Multi-Wire Strand for the Pre-stressing of Concrete Determination of Tensile Strength on PC Strand ASTM A1061 / A1061M: 2016 Clause 9.0 / BS 5896: 2012 Clause 7.2 & 9.0 / MS ISO 15630: Part 3: 2009 / MS 1138: Part 4: 2007 (Confirmed 2013) Clause 6.0
Brickwork (Clay & Send) Determination of Compressive Strength on Masonry Unit BS EN 772-1: 2011+A1: 2015 / MS 76: 1972: Clause 10 Table 6
Rock Core Determination of Axial Point Load Strength ASTM D 5731-16 / ISRM
Determination of Unconfined Compressive Strength of Rock Core ASTM D 2938 – 95
(Reapproved 2002)