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Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the compressive strength of hydraulically bound mixtures. This applies to specimens manufactured in the laboratory or prepared from cores.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

Celtest’s concrete testing laboratory can determine compressive strength of masonry units in accordance to BS EN 772-1. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS EN 12350: Part 2 – Slump test

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Our UKAS accredited site testing team can determine the consistence of fresh concrete by the slump test in accordance to BS EN 12350.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

Celtest are UKAS accredited to sample fresh concrete by composite sampling and spot sampling in accordance to BS EN 12350.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

EN 1367-2: Magnesium Sulphate

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Celtest are UKAS accredited to perform the magnesium sulphate test. This test provides an indication of how an aggregate behaves when subjected to the cyclic action of immersion in magnesium sulphate, followed by oven drying. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS EN 1744-5: Volhard Method: Acid soluble chloride

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Our UKAS accredited aggregate laboratory can determine the amount of acid soluble chloride salts which may be present in aggregates. This test is suitable for aggregates where the chloride content does not derive directly from contact with, or immersion in, saline water. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS EN 1744-1: Clause 12: Acid soluble sulphate

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Celtest are UKAS accredited to perform the acid soluble sulphate test in accordance with clause 12 of BS EN 1744-1. The test involves extracting sulphates from a test portion of the aggregate by dilute hydrochloric acid. The sulphate ion content is determined by gravimetry and expressed as a percentage by mass of the aggregate. To …
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BS 812: Part 119: Acid soluble material

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Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the amount of acid-soluble material in both the size fractions of fine aggregate in accordance to BS 812 part 119. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

BS 3882: Specification for topsoil

November 7th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on BS 3882: Specification for topsoil)

Celtest can help you classify the composition of natural and manufactured topsoils that are moved or traded for creating soil profiles intended to support plant growth. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

EN 1744-1: Fulvo acid content

November 7th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on EN 1744-1: Fulvo acid content)

Here at Celtest we can determine the fulvo acid content of fine aggregates to the EN 1744-1 standard. Fulvo acids are components of the humic acids which have a retarding effect on the hydration of cements. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us