Testing Labs

Our Innovation Hub has four functioning labs by providing national and international quality standards. Besides, with our unrivaled global network and experience, we are the first choice for civil engineering contractors, consultants, manufacturers and governments.

LIST OF TESTING SERVICES

Soil Lab

Complete laboratory testing for shear strength, compressive strength, consolidation, permeability, foundation load, soil index and moisture/density. Besides, we do provide software analysis,technical support and consultancy.

List of test / activities Standard Method
Determination of moisture content BS 1377: Part 2: 1990
Atterberg Limit Determination (Cone Penetrometer Method) BS 1377: Part 2: 1990
Determination of particle size distribution BS 1377 : Part 2 : 1990
Determination of dry density/moisture content relationship BS 1377: Part 4: 1990 Clause 3
Determination of the California Bearing Ratio (CBR) BS 1377: Part 4: 1990 Clause 7
Standard Test Method for Unconfined Compressive Strength of Cohesive Soil ASTM D2166: 2016
Mackintosh Probe test In-house Test
Determination of the in-situ California Bearing Ratio (CBR) BS 1377: Part 9: 1990 Clause 4.3
Standard Test Method for Use of the Dynamic Cone Penetrometer in Shallow Pavement Applications ASTM D6951: 2009
In-situ Density Test BS 1377:Part 9 1990 Clause 2
Standard Test Method for Measuring Surface Frictional Properties Using the British Pendulum Tester ASTM E303 – 93(2013)
Standard Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by the 45-µm (No. 325) Sieve ASTM C430:1996
Method of testing cement – part 2 chemical analysis of cement Loss On Ignition (LOI) MS EN 196-2: 2007
Method of testing cement determination of strength MS EN 196-1: 2007
Application Based Cement Testing (ABCT) In-house Test
Mee Too Heat In-house Test

Concrete & Aggregate Lab

List of test / activities Standard Method
Testing hardened concrete. Compressive strength of test specimens BS EN 12390-3 : 2002
Standard Test Method for Electrical Indication of Concrete’s Ability to Resist Chloride Ion Penetration ASTM C 1202
Water Permeability Test DIN 1048
Testing concrete. Method for determination of water absorption BS 1881-122:2011, SS214: 2009 Annex D
Standard Test Method for Time of Setting of Concrete Mixtures by Penetration Resistance ASTM C 403 : 2016
Testing hardened concrete. Determination of secant modulus of elasticity in compression BSEN 12390-13
Concrete Trial Mix In house test
Testing fresh concrete. Slump-test BS EN 12350-2:2009
Testing fresh concrete. Air content. Pressure methods BS EN 12350-7:2009
Moisture content of fresh concrete SIA 262/1 (Annex H):2003
Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil by the Calcium Carbide Gas Pressure Tester ASTM D4944 : 2011
Method for sampling and testing of mineral aggregate, sand and fillers Part 1 sampling size, shape and classification. BS 812: Part 1: 1975, Clause 7.2.5
Standard Test Method for Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregates for Concrete ASTM C40:2016
Method for determination of particle size distribution MS 30: Part 4: 1995, ASTM C136 2014, BS EN 933-2:2012
Standard Test Method for Time of Setting of Concrete Mixtures by Penetration Resistance ASTM C 403 : 2016
Test for Material Finer Than 75micron – Wet sieving ASTM C117 2013
Standard Test Method for Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregates for Concrete BS 812: Part 1: 1985, Clause 7.2.5 ASTM C40: 1997
Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates. Determination of particle density and water absorption BS EN 1097-6: 2013
Standard Test Method for Sand Equivalent Value of Soils and Fine Aggregate ASTM D 2419
Methods of testing aggregates Part 5: Methods for determination of particle shape (elongation & flakiness) MS 30:Part 5 1995
Methods of testing aggregates part 8: methods for determination of aggregate crushing value (ACV) MS 30:Part 8 1995
Methods of testing aggregates : part 10: methods for determination of aggregate impact value (AIV) MS 30:Part 10 1995
Methods or testing aggregates : part 9: methods for determination of ten per cent fines value (TFV) MS 30:Part 9 1995
Methods or testing aggregates : part 11: methods for determination of Los Angeles Abrasion Test (LA) MS 30:Part 11 1995
Standard Test Method for Materials Finer than 75-μm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing ASTM C117: 2013
 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Fine Aggregate to Degradation by Abrasion in the Micro-Deval Apparatus ASTM D7428
Methods of testing aggregates – Method for determination of water-soluble chloride salts MS 30: Part 13: 1995

Mobile Lab

To support / service to customer at their job site

List of test / activities Standard Method
Concrete Trial Mix In house test
Testing fresh concrete. Slump-test BS EN 12350-2:2009
Testing fresh concrete. Air content. Pressure methods BS EN 12350-7:2009
Moisture content of fresh concrete SIA 262/1 (Annex H):2003
Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil by the Calcium Carbide Gas Pressure Tester ASTM D4944 : 2011
Method for sampling and testing of mineral aggregate, sand and fillers Part 1 sampling size, shape and classification. BS 812: Part 1: 1975, Clause 7.2.5
Standard Test Method for Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregates for Concrete ASTM C40:2016
Mackintosh Probe test In-house Test
Determination of the in-situ California Bearing Ratio (CBR) BS 1377: Part 9: 1990 Clause 4.3
Standard Test Method for Use of the Dynamic Cone Penetrometer in Shallow Pavement Applications ASTM D6951: 2009
In-situ Density Test BS 1377:Part 9 1990 Clause 2
Standard Test Method for Measuring Surface Frictional Properties Using the British Pendulum Tester ASTM E303 – 93(2013)