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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

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

BS 1881-121: Static modulus of elasticity

November 1st, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on BS 1881-121: Static modulus of elasticity)

Celtest have the capability to determine the static modulus of elasticity in compression of hardened concrete, on test specimens which may be cast or taken from a structure.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) analysis

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Celtest have the capability to organise XRD testing via our approved sub-contract laboratory. For more information please contact us

Series 900 testing – Standards for Highway Works (SHW)

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Celtest can help you with testing your materials for compliance in accordance with the Standards for Highway Works (SHW) – Series 900. For further information on the various testing requirements for materials listed within Series 900, please contact us

Bitumen and bituminous binders — Determination of the softening point — Ring and Ball method

May 10th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Bitumen and bituminous binders — Determination of the softening point — Ring and Ball method)
Ring and Ball method

Celtest ltd are UKAS accredited to determine the softening point of bitumen and bituminous binders in accordance with BS EN 1427. The softening point provides an indication of the temperature at which the bitumen becomes too soft to prevent the deformation of a mixture made from it. Please contact us to find out more.

Cyclic compression test BS EN 12697-25

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Celtest have the capability to test the resistance to permanent deformation of a cylindrical test specimen of bituminous mixture by repeated load in accordance with BS EN 12697-25. Stiffness is a key fundamental property of a bituminous material because it is essential for analysing and modelling a pavement structure. For more information, please contact us

Saturation Ageing Tensile Stiffness (SATS) Testing

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Celtest have the capability to perform the Saturation Ageing Tensile Stiffness (SATS) test in accordance with EN 12697-45. The SATS test procedure assesses the sensitivity of a bituminous mixture to the effects of moisture and ageing.  Please contact us to find out more.

Resistance of a Bituminous Mixture or Pavement to Fuels (BS EN 12697-43)

March 3rd, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Resistance of a Bituminous Mixture or Pavement to Fuels (BS EN 12697-43))

Celtest have the capability to determine the resistance of a bituminous mixture or pavement to fuels in accordance with BS EN 12697-43 Bituminous mixtures – Test methods for hot mix asphalt Part 43: Resistance to fuel. For further information, please contact us

In-situ permeability of hot mix asphalt (HMA) test – BS EN 12697-40

April 22nd, 2016 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on In-situ permeability of hot mix asphalt (HMA) test – BS EN 12697-40)

Celtest can perform the in-situ drainability (relative hydraulic conductivity) of hot mix asphalt material (HMA) in accordance with BS EN 12697-40. To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us