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Aggregates

·         Sampling Aggregates - Stockpiles, BS EN 932-1:1997 - UKAS

·         Sample reduction by quartering, BS EN 932-2:1999 - UKAS

·         Sample reduction using riffle box, BS EN 932-2:1999 - UKAS

·         Particle Size Distribution (grading) - sieving, BS EN 933-1:2012 - UKAS

·         Flakiness Index, BS EN 933-3:2012 - UKAS

·         Percentage of crushed and broken surfaces, BS EN 933-5:1998 - UKAS

·         Percentage of shells, BS EN 933-7:1998 - UKAS

·         Constituents of recycled aggregates, BS EN 933-11:2009 - UKAS

·         Particle Density and Water Absorption (63mm - 31.5mm), BS EN 1097-6:2013 Clause 7 - UKAS

·         Particle Density and Water Absorption (31.5mm - 4mm), BS EN 1097-6:2013 Clause 8 - UKAS

·         Particle Density and Water Absorption (4mm - 0.063mm), BS EN 1097-6:2013 Clause 9 - UKAS

·         Water Content, BS EN 1097-5:2008 – UKAS

Bituminous mixtures for roads and other paved areas

·         Measurement of temperature, in a lorry / of laid materials / in a heap, BS EN 12697-27:2017, contact devices only - UKAS

·         Measurement of temperature, in a paver's hopper, STP B2 Method 4, contact devices only - In-house

·         Sampling - from augers, BS EN 12697-27:2017 - UKAS

·         Sampling - from heaps, BS EN 12697-27:2017 - UKAS

·         Sampling - by coring, BS EN 12697-27:2017 - UKAS

·         Preparation of asphalt samples, BS EN 12697-28:2020 - UKAS

·         Percentage Refusal Density (PRD), vibratory compaction, BS EN 12697-9:2002 (Withdrawn) - UKAS

·         Asphalt analysis - soluble binder content by difference, BS EN 12697-1:2020 - UKAS

·         Particle Size Distribution (grading) - sieving, BS EN 12697-2:2015 + A1:2019 - UKAS

·         Air voids content, BS EN 12697-8:2018 - UKAS

·         Maximum density (MTD) - volumetric, BS EN 12697-5:2018 - UKAS

·         Bulk Density - dry, BS EN 12697-6:2020 - UKAS

·         Bulk Density - saturated surface dry SSD, BS EN 12697-6:2020 - UKAS

·         Bulk Density - sealed specimen, BS EN 12697-6:2012 - UKAS

·         Bulk Density - measurement, BS EN 12697-6:2020 - In-house

·         Laboratory compaction - vibratory, BS EN 12697-32:2019 - UKAS

·         Speciated analysis of benzo(a)pyrene and total EPA PAH 16 by GC-MS for determination of road tar presence, DIHM LTP B7 - UKAS

·         Speciated coronene, DIHM LTP B7 - In-house

·         Speciated analysis of benzo(a)pyrene and total EPA PAH 17 by GC-MS for determination of road tar presence, DIHM LTP B7 - In-house

·         Assessment of hazard from road tar in arisings from bituminous bound road materials by the use of benzo(a)pyrene content test results produced by a laboratory accredited for this analysis , ADEPT & Construction Demolition Waste Forum Guidance Note : Managing Reclaimed Asphalt – Highways and Pavements Version 2019 Revision 1 (August 2019) -Appendix C Clauses C7.0; C8.1; C8.2 and C8.3  - UKAS

·         PAH screening by PAK marker, ADEPT 2019 Rev.1 Appendix D Cl. D1,0 and D2.0 – UKAS

Binder distributors for road surfacing

·         Rate of spread of binder (bond coat) - carpet tile method, DIHM STP B7 - In-house

Road pavement surfaces

·         Surface regularity using RSE Rolling Straight Edge, SHW Cl702 TRL SR 290 - UKAS

·         Texture depth - sand patch method, BS 598-105:2000 (Withdrawn) - UKAS

·         Macrotexture depth - volumetric patch technique, BS EN 13036-1:2010 - UKAS

·         3m static beam, BS EN 13036 - 7:2003 - In-house

·         3m static beam, BS 8420:2003, SHW Cl 702 - In-house

Bituminous road surfaces

·         In-situ density (non-nuclear) - PQI, DIHM STP B6 - UKAS

·         Core logging - measurement of layer thickness, visual examination and description of bituminous core samples , DIHM LTP B5 - UKAS

·         Rate of spread of chippings for mechanical chipping spreaders - PCC, BS 598-1:2011 - UKAS

·         Rate of spread of chippings for mechanical chipping spreaders - PCC, DIHM STP B4A - UKAS

·         PCC - Shoulder to Shoulder, BS 598-1:2011 - In-house

Soils for civil engineering purposes

·         Moisture Content - oven drying, BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Liquid Limit - cone penetrometer (defenitive method), BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Liquid Limit - cone penetrometer (one-point method), BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Plastic Limit, BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Plasticity Index, BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Liquidity Index, BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Particle Size Distribution (grading) - sieving, BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Uniformity Coefficient, SHW 600 Table 6/1 Footnote 5 : 02/16 - UKAS

·         Particle Density - gas jar method, BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Saturation Moisture Content of chalk, BS 1377-2:1990 - UKAS

·         Dry density / moisture content relationship MDD/OMC - 2.5kg rammer, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         Dry density / moisture content relationship MDD/OMC - 4.5kg rammer, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         Dry density / moisture content relationship MDD/OMC - Vibrating Hammer, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         MCV / Moisture Content Relationship, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         MCV - Natural Moisture Content, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         MCV - Rapid, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         Chalk Crushing Value CCV, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         California Bearing Ratio (Lab), BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         Swelling of soaked CBR, BS 1377-4:1990 - UKAS

·         Plate Load Test - vertical deformation and strength characteristics by the incremental plate loading test, BS 1377-9:1990 - UKAS

·         Equivalent CBR - determination of equivalent CBR value using the plate bearing test, DIHM STP S5 based on SHW IAN 73/06 - UKAS

·         Equivalent CBR value by Dynamic Cone Penetrometer DCP, DIHM STP S5 based on SHW IAN 73/06 - UKAS

·         In-situ density - Core Cutter, BS 1377-9:1990 - UKAS

·         In-situ density - Sand Replacement SRD (large pouring cylinder), BS 1377-9:1990 – UKAS

·         In-situ density - Sand Replacement SRD (small pouring cylinder), BS 1377-9:1990 – In-house

·         In-situ density - non-nuclear method by SDG, DIHM STP S6 - UKAS

·         Sampling of soils - from stockpiles, DIHM STP S0 - UKAS

·         Hand Shear Vane HSV, NZ Geotechnical Society INC - In-house

·         Dynamic Plate Load Testing with the Light Drop-Weight Tester, FGSV TP BF-StB Part 8.3 - In-house

·         Portable Dynamic Plate Test, KCC Appendix 0/1 Clause 889 AK - In-house

·         In‑situ determination of material stiffness by Lightweight Deflectometer (LWD), BS 1924-2:2018 - In-house

Geotechnical investigation and testing

·         Water Content, BS EN ISO 17892-1:2014 - UKAS

·         Particle Density - Pyknometer, BS EN ISO 17892 -3:2015 - UKAS

·         Particle Size Distribution (grading) - sieving, BS EN ISO 17892 – 4 : 2016 - UKAS

·         Determination of Liquid Limit - fall cone (4-point method), BS EN ISO 17892-12:2018 - UKAS

·         Determination of Liquid Limit - fall cone (1-point method), BS EN ISO 17892-12:2018 - UKAS

·         Determination of Plactic Limit, BS EN ISO 17892-12:2018 - UKAS

·         Plasticity & Liquidity Index, BS EN ISO 17892-12:2018 – UKAS

Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures

·         Lab referennce density and water content - vibrating hammer method, BS EN 13286 - 4 : 2003 - UKAS

·         MCV - Natural Moisture Content, BS EN 13286 - 46 : 2003 - UKAS

·         In‑situ determination of material stiffness by Lightweight Deflectometer (LWD), BS 1924-2:2018 - In-house

·         In-situ density - Sand Replacement SRD (large and small pouring cylinder), BS 1924-2:2018 - In-house

·         In-situ density - non-nuclear method by SDG, DIHM STP S6 - In-house

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