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Shear Box Test (Angle of Friction)

October 19th, 2014 | Posted by markroberts in News - (Comments Off on Shear Box Test (Angle of Friction))

Celtest have the capability to carry out the Effective Angle of Friction on aggregate, soil, clay & sand samples. We have recently invested in a new shear box machine to increase our capacity and improve turn-around times. To discuss further please contact us. Shear Box Tests:- 1)      Effective Angle of Internal Friction and Effective Cohesion …
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Rock Armour Stone Testing EN 13383-2

July 31st, 2014 | Posted by markroberts in News - (Comments Off on Rock Armour Stone Testing EN 13383-2)
Rock Armourstone Testing

Celtest have the capability to carry out on site and laboratory testing of Rock Armour Stone as detailed in EN 13383-2. With coastal defense projects on the increase, our site testing technicians can be mobilised anywhere within the UK to carry out testing and / or sample material to be returned to our laboratories for …
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Polished Stone Value (PSV)

June 10th, 2014 | Posted by markroberts in News - (Comments Off on Polished Stone Value (PSV))
PSV Machine

Celtest have the capability to test aggregates for their Polished Stone Value (PSV) to BS EN 1097-8.  We have expanded our capacity  to accommodate continuing increased demand. For more information please contact us to discuss further. Suitable for – Aggregate

Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) Test

June 2nd, 2014 | Posted by markroberts in News - (Comments Off on Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) Test)
Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) Test

Celtest are now UKAS accredited to determine the Equivalent CBR Value of Unbound Soils using Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) in accordance with DIHM & HA Interm Advice Note IAN 73/06. The DCP instrument is designed for a rapid in-situ measurement of structural properties of unbound materials. The DCP is portable and suitable for use in …
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Secant Modulus of Elasticity (MOE) to BS EN 12390-13 Method B

May 19th, 2014 | Posted by markroberts in News - (Comments Off on Secant Modulus of Elasticity (MOE) to BS EN 12390-13 Method B)
Secant Modulus of Elasticity

Celtest are now UKAS accredited to carry out the Secant Modulus of Elasticity in Compression in accordance with BS EN 12390-13 Method B.   For more information please contact us to discuss further.

Steel Slag Expansion (SSE)

May 12th, 2014 | Posted by markroberts in Laboratory Testing - (Comments Off on Steel Slag Expansion (SSE))
Steel Slag Expansion test

Celtest can carry out the Steel Slag Expansion test to BRE in-house method (BR 481 Appendix B). We have the capacity to test large volumes of work, and can modify the test procedure to meet the needs of your project. For more information please contact us to discuss further.

Particle Size Distribution (PSD)

April 14th, 2014 | Posted by markroberts in Laboratory Testing - (Comments Off on Particle Size Distribution (PSD))

At Celtest we can carry out various Particle Size Distribution tests. The standards that we test include:      •   Particle Size Distribution of Soil BS EN 1377-2      •   Particle Size Distribution of Soil BS EN 933-1      •   Particle Size Distribution & Sedimentation BS 1377-2      •   Particle Size Distribution …
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Frost Heave Test – BS 812: Part 124

March 7th, 2013 | Posted by markroberts in Laboratory Testing | News - (Comments Off on Frost Heave Test – BS 812: Part 124)

Celtest are UKAS accredited to determine the Frost Heave susceptibility of Unbound Aggregate in accordance with BS 812: Part 124: 2009. With multiple self-refrigerated units (SRU), we can cope with large volumes of work at any time. For our latest prices and turn-around times, please contact us. Suitable for – Sub base, Type 1, Aggregate, Soil, …
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Road Salt Testing (Rock Salt)

January 24th, 2013 | Posted by markroberts in Laboratory Testing | News - (Comments Off on Road Salt Testing (Rock Salt))

Celtest have the capability to test various Road Salt Materials to BS3247 (Specification for salt spreading on highways for winter maintenance). Testing can cover the following at your request; Storing Quality, Moisture Content, Grading by Sieve Analysis, Chemical Composition, Chloride Content and Soluble Sulphate. For our latest prices and turn-around times, please contact us. Suitable …
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Cerchar Abrasivity

November 27th, 2012 | Posted by mathewsayer in Laboratory Testing | News - (Comments Off on Cerchar Abrasivity)

Cerchar Abrasivity in accordance to ASTM D7625-10 Celtest can carry out the Cerchar Abrasiveness Index (CAI) to determine the abrasiveness of rock. The Cerchar Abrasion Test measures wear on a freshly broken saw or cut rock surface. Our laboratory can offer fast completion and competitive prices on rock abrasion tests. To find out more please …
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