Testing and Consultancy Services is able to carry out all your aggregate testing requirements to include physical, mechanical and chemical properties.

We can attend your site to carry out on-site sampling from your stockpiles of material or we can collect your pre-bagged samples from your site or office location.

Once sampled our permanent laboratories based in Woking and Birmingham are able to provide a comprehensive range of tests on the material.

  • Moisture content
  • Particle density and water absorption Bulk density
  • Particle size distribution
  • Uniformity coefficient
  • Flakiness index
  • Shape index
  • Shell content
  • Aggregate crushing value
  • Ten per cent fines – dry and soaked Aggregate impact value – dry and soaked
  • Frost heave
  • Constituent materials in recycled aggregate and recycled concrete aggregate
  • Resistance to fragmentation by the Los Angeles test method
  • Water content
  • Polished stone value
  • Aggregate abrasion value
  • Magnesium sulfate test (excluding simple petrographical description)
  • Drying shrinkage
  • Optimum moisture content maximum dry density relationship
  • Petrographic description

Our Services

Soil and Contamination Analysis

We have staff experienced in contaminated land, environmental analysis and environmental science.

Pile Integrity Testing

Testing and Consultancy Services have become the leading provider of Integrity Testing in the South of England and provide a quality service to many leading Piling Contractors.

Testing Fresh Concrete

Testing and Consultancy Services is UKAS accredited (see schedule in Downloads) to carry out a comprehensive range of testing on fresh concrete both on site and in the laboratory.

Aggregate

Testing and Consultancy Services is able to carry out all your aggregate testing requirements to include physical, mechanical and chemical properties.

Testing Hardened Concrete

Testing and Consultancy Services is UKAS accredited (see schedule in Downloads) to carry out a comprehensive range of testing on hardened concrete both on site and in the laboratory.

Structural Investigations

Our highly skilled staff are fully equipped to carry out a wide range of concrete structural surveys to determine cause of deterioration employing visual inspection and obtaining samples from the structure in question in conjunction with with non destructive techniques.

Plate Load testing and CBR Determination

We will carry out a plate loading test to ascertain bearing capacity and settlement under load or if you wish, give you a calculated CBR value. The Plate Bearing Test (or Plate Loading Test) is an insitu test used for determining the bearing capacity of the ground and the likely settlement under a given load.