Geotechnical Testing Services – Celtest Soils Laboratory

Our well-equipped laboratories offer a wide range of mechanical, physical and chemical tests on soil.

Our testing schedule covers, but is not limited to the testing detailed in the tables below.

For more information about our services, please contact us

BS 1377 Soil Mechanical and Physical Testing

 

•             Accelerated Permeability in a Triaxial Cell: Environment Agency R & D Technical Report P1-398/TR/2

•             California Bearing Ratio (Laboratory CBR) BS 1377: Part 4: Clause 7

•             Compaction Vibrating Hammer (@ NMC) BS 1377: Part 4

•             Constant Head Permeability BS 1377: Part 5

•             Consolidated Drained/Undrained Triaxial BS 1377-8

•             Core Cutter Density BS 1377: Part 9: 1990 Clause 2.4

•             Falling Head Permeability K.H.Head Manual of Soil Laboratory Testing, Volume 2

•             Liquid Limit – Cone Penetrometer BS 1377: Part 2

•             Maximum Density BS 1377: Part 4

•             Minimum Density BS 1377: Part 4

•             Multistage Triaxial BS 1377: Part 7: Clause 9

•             MCV Single Point BS 1377: Part 4: Test 5.4

•             MCV/Moisture Content Relationship BS 1377: Part 4: Test 5.5

•             Moisture Content BS 1377: Part 2

•             Oedometer Consolidation BS 1377: Part 5: Clause 3

•             OMC/MDD (2.5kg, 4.5kg or Vibrating Hammer Method) BS 1377: Part 4

•             Particle Density – Gas Jar BS 1377: Part 2

•             Particle Density – Small Pyknometer BS 1377: Part 2

•             Particle Size Distribution (Dry Sieving) BS 1377: Part 2

•             Particle Size Distribution (Sedimentation) BS 1377: Part 2

•             Particle Size Distribution (Sedimentation) BS EN ISO 17892-4

•             Particle Size Distribution (Washing and Sieving) BS 1377: Part 2

•             Pinhole dispersion BS1377: Part 5: Clause 6.2

•             Plastic Limit BS 1377: Part 2

•             Plasticity Index BS 1377: Part 2

•             Pulverisation BS EN 13286-48

•             Saturated Moisture Content BS 1377: Part 2: Clause 3.3

•             60mm Shear Box / 100mm Shear Box BS 1377: Part 7

•             300mm Shear Box Test BS 1377: Part 7

•             Shear Box Interface Testing (1mm/min) ASTM D5321

•             Shear Box Interface Testing (Slow test per loading) ASTM D5321

•             Shear Vane Test In House – Shear Vane

•             Triaxial Permeability BS 1377: Part 6

•             Undrained Shear Strength BS 1377: Part 7

•             Undrained Triaxial (3x U38) BS 1377: Part 7          

 

BS 1377 Soil Chemical Testing

 

•             Calcium Carbonate Content BS 1377: Part 3

•             Chloride Ion Content BS 1377: Part 3

•             Electrical Conductivity of Soil Calculated as reciprocal of Resistivity

•             Initial Consumption of lime BS 1924-2

•             Methylene Blue Value on BES In-house Method SO71

•             Microbial Index TRRL Contractor Report 54

•             Organic Matter Content BS 1377: Part 3: Clause 3

•             pH Value BS 1377: Part 3

•             Redox Potential BS 1377-3

•             Resistivity (Open Container Method) BS 1377: Part 3: Clause 10  Sub Clause 4

•             Resistivity BS 1377: Part 3

•             Sulphate content of soil and ground water (Gravimetric or Ion Exchange) BS 1377: Part 3

•             Suspended Solids In House Method

•             Topsoil Analysis BS 3882

•             Subsoil Analysis BS 8601

•             Total Sulphur BS 1377

•             Water Soluble Sulphate TRRL Report 447 Test 1

•             Acid Soluble Sulphate TRRL Report 447 Test 2

•             Total Potential Sulphate TRRL Report 447 Test 4

•             Oxidisable Sulphides TRL testing & calculation

•             Total Reduced Sulphur TRRL Report 447 Test 3