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BS EN 12697-18 – Binder drainage

October 16th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (0 Comments)

Celtest are UKAS accredited to carry out analysis of binder drainage of bituminous mixtures in accordance with BS EN 12697-18.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

Celtest are UKAS accredited for determining the effect of saturation and accelerated water conditioning to methods A, B & C in accordance with BS EN 12697-12.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the affinity between aggregate and bitumen in accordance with BS EN 12697-11.  Susceptibility to stripping, measures the binder’s power to adhere to various aggregates, or of various binders to adhere to a given aggregate. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

Celtest are UKAS accredited to carry out the needle penetration test in accordance with BS EN 1426. The penetration is expressed as the distance in tenths of a millimetre that a standard needle will penetrate vertically into a sample of the material under specified conditions of temperature, load and loading duration. To discuss your testing …
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This test method recovers soluble bitumen from bituminous mixtures used in road, airfield or similar pavements in a form suitable for further testing. The recovery process involves dissolving the bitumen in dichloromethane and once the undissolved solids from the bitumen are removed the bitumen is recovered from it by vacuum distillation using a rotary evaporator.  …
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Bituminous testing to EN 12697 Part 22: Wheel tracking

September 11th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Bituminous testing to EN 12697 Part 22: Wheel tracking)

Celtest have the capability to test to EN 12697-22 Wheel Tracking. This test measures and records the rut formed by repeated passes of a loaded wheel at constant temperature and provides an indication of the susceptibility of the material to deform under load. For further information please contact us

Indentation using cube or cylindrical specimens (CY) to BS EN 12697-20:2012

August 3rd, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Indentation using cube or cylindrical specimens (CY) to BS EN 12697-20:2012)

Celtest Ltd have developed and expanded our in-house asphalt testing capability to perform the indentation test using cube or cylindrical specimens in accordance with BS EN 12697-20:2012. The test method determines the depth of indentation of mastic asphalt and other asphalt, when force is applied to them via a cylindrical indentor pin with a circular …
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Test for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures – Delta ring and ball test

July 6th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Test for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures – Delta ring and ball test)

Celtest ltd have the capability to test for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures in accordance with BS EN 13179-1: 2013 – Part 1: Delta ring and ball test. The test procedure determines the stiffening effect of filler aggregate when mixed with bitumen.

Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) Testing

June 8th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) Testing)

Celtest have the capability to organise Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) testing and provide full interpretation of the data via our approved sub-contract laboratories. For more information please contact us

Topsoil Testing (BS 3882)

June 8th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Topsoil Testing (BS 3882))

Celtest have the capability to organise Topsoil Testing (BS 3882) testing and provide full interpretation of the data via our approved sub-contract laboratories. For more information please contact us