At Celtest, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of geotechnical and landfill clay liner testing services.

Our 35,000-square-foot facility, located in Bangor, North Wales, is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and staffed by experts who are dedicated to delivering accurate and reliable results. 

With over 200 UKAS-accredited activities under our belt, we are your trusted partner for all your soil testing laboratory needs.

Chemical Testing of Soil

Our Soil Testing Laboratory Services

At Celtest we offer a wide range of services from our industry-leading soil testing laboratory. This includes the following:

Industry-Leading Geotechnical Testing

Our geotechnical and soil testing laboratory services cover a wide range of parameters, including:

  • Shear Strength Testing - We assess the shear strength of soils within our soil testing laboratory to determine their suitability for various construction and engineering applications.
  • Permeability Testing - Our triaxial permeability testing helps you understand how water movement affects soil behaviour, critical for hydraulic engineering projects.
  • Classification Tests - We provide comprehensive soil classification services, helping you categorise soils for specific project requirements.
Soil Testing in the laboratory

Landfill Clay Liner Testing

Properly engineered clay liners are vital for preventing contaminants from leaking into the environment from landfills.

Our experts, working from our soil testing laboratory, conduct thorough and reliable landfill clay liner testing services. These include:

  • Hydraulic Conductivity Testing - We determine the permeability of clay liners, ensuring they meet regulatory standards for effective containment.
  • Compaction Testing - Our laboratory assesses the density and compaction of clay liners to guarantee their structural integrity.
  • Material Characterisation - We provide a thorough analysis of the materials used in clay liners, ensuring they are suited for their intended purpose.
Soil being prepared for testing

Quality Assurance

We understand the importance of reliable results in your projects. Our soil testing laboratory is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), and we adhere to strict quality assurance processes to ensure the accuracy and consistency of our testing within our soil testing laboratory. 

You can trust Celtest to deliver results that meet the highest industry standards.

Sieves in the soil laboratory

Our Soil Testing Laboratory Facilities

Our well-resourced soil testing laboratory boasts an impressive array of cutting-edge equipment to ensure the highest quality of testing services. This includes:

  • 7 Shear Boxes
    These devices are essential in our soil testing laboratory for measuring the shear strength of soils, providing valuable data for engineering and construction projects.
  • 50 Triaxial Permeability Testing Units
    Triaxial permeability testing is crucial for understanding how water flows through soils, making it an essential component of geotechnical analysis.
  • High-Volume Classification Testing
    We have the capacity to handle large volumes of classification tests, allowing us to efficiently process your samples and provide rapid results.
Small Shearbox

Why Choose Celtest for Soil Testing?

Whether you are a construction company, engineering firm, environmental consultant, or government agency, Celtest's soil testing laboratory and experts are on hand to provide thorough geotechnical and landfill clay liner testing. 

Our team is ready to assist you in achieving your project goals.

  • Experienced and Certified Technicians - Our soil testing laboratory services are undertaken by technicians with extensive experience and Lean Six Sigma certification, ensuring the highest level of proficiency and quality.
  • Continuous Improvement - We are dedicated to continuous improvement in our processes and soil testing laboratory services, which translates to better results and faster turnaround times for our clients.
  • Industry Leading Turnaround Times - We understand the urgency in the industry. With our swift and efficient operations within our soil testing laboratory. We provide results with unmatched turnaround times.
  • Precision and Reliability - Our commitment to excellence means that you can trust the accuracy and reliability of our testing results, crucial for making informed decisions for any project.
  • Comprehensive Services - With a wide range of soil testing laboratory services, we cater to diverse needs in the construction and infrastructure sectors.

For enquiries, quotations, or further information, contact our team today.

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