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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

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.

Series 900 testing – Standards for Highway Works (SHW)

June 8th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Series 900 testing – Standards for Highway Works (SHW))

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

April 24th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Cyclic compression test BS EN 12697-25)

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

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Saturation Ageing Tensile Stiffness (SATS) Testing)

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.

Dynamic probe, SPT and Windowless Sampling

November 10th, 2016 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Dynamic probe, SPT and Windowless Sampling)

The mini-tracked heavy-duty Dart rig from Archway engineering is the latest addition to our site services department. The entire unit is mobile and can be tracked easily between locations, improving efficiency when carrying out coring, dynamic probes, standard penetration tests (SPT) and windowless sampling. For further information, please contact us

ENA 97-1 Technical Specification Testing (Cable Installations)

January 7th, 2016 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on ENA 97-1 Technical Specification Testing (Cable Installations))

To find out more about the testing requirements within ENA 97-1 for cable sand, please contact us.

New Concrete Laboratory

January 15th, 2015 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on New Concrete Laboratory)

Equipment and staff moved in to the new concrete laboratory facility at Trefelin in September 2014. The new location and building offers much improved facilities for both staff and services, as opposed to the former buildings at Cyttir. The new building is part of our long-term goal to gather everyone from the two sites (Cyttir …
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