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Subsoil Testing – BS 8601

July 27th, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Subsoil Testing – BS 8601)

Celtest have the capability to carry out Subsoil Testing (BS 8601) testing and provide full interpretation of the data via our approved sub-contract laboratories. For more information please contact us

Determination of Shear Strength by Direct Shear (100mm Small Shear Box) (BS1377: Part 7: 1990: Clause 4)

July 18th, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Determination of Shear Strength by Direct Shear (100mm Small Shear Box) (BS1377: Part 7: 1990: Clause 4))

Celtest have the capability to determine the shearing resistance of soil using our 100mm (small) shear box. For more information please contact us

Determination of Shear Strength by Direct Shear (60mm Small Shear Box) (BS1377: Part 7: 1990: Clause 4)

July 18th, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Determination of Shear Strength by Direct Shear (60mm Small Shear Box) (BS1377: Part 7: 1990: Clause 4))

Celtest have the capability to determine the shearing resistance of soil using our 60mm (small) shear box. For more information please contact us

BS EN 1097-8: Annex A: Aggregate abrasion value (AAV)

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on BS EN 1097-8: Annex A: Aggregate abrasion value (AAV))

Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the aggregate abrasion value (AAV) a test that provides a measure of the resistance of aggregate to surface wear by abrasion under traffic.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS 812: Part 110: Aggregate crushing value (ACV)

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on BS 812: Part 110: Aggregate crushing value (ACV))

Through our UKAS accredited testing laboratory and in accordance to BS 812: Part 110 we can undertake the method required to determine the aggregate crushing value. This test provides a relative measure of the resistance of an aggregate to crushing under a gradually applied compressive load.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS 812: Part 112: Aggregate impact value (AIV)

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on BS 812: Part 112: Aggregate impact value (AIV))

Our UKAS accredited aggregate testing laboratory can determine the aggregate impact value (AIV) a test that provides a relative measure of the resistance of an aggregate to sudden shock or impact.   To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS 812: Part 123: Alkali silica reactivity (concrete prism method)

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on BS 812: Part 123: Alkali silica reactivity (concrete prism method))

Celtest have the capability to measure the expansion of concrete produced by alkali-silica reaction involving specific combinations of aggregates.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

ASTM C1260: Alkali reactivity – mortar bar method (16 day)

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on ASTM C1260: Alkali reactivity – mortar bar method (16 day))

Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the potential for deleterious alkali-silica reaction of aggregate in mortar bars in accordance to ASTM C1260.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS 1377: Part 7 & SHW Volume 1 Clause 636 – Granular Material, Cohesive Material: Angle of internal friction & adhesion 300mm shear box with reinforcing elements supplied

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on BS 1377: Part 7 & SHW Volume 1 Clause 636 – Granular Material, Cohesive Material: Angle of internal friction & adhesion 300mm shear box with reinforcing elements supplied)

Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the shear strength parameters of soils in terms of total stress, or (in the case of drained direct shear tests) in terms of effective stresses which are equal to total stresses. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

EN 1097-3: Bulk density & void (loose & compacted)

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on EN 1097-3: Bulk density & void (loose & compacted))

Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the loose bulk density of dry aggregate and the calculation of the voids in accordance to EN 1097-3.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us