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Rock Swell Test by the Hennke Method ISRM

Rock Testing

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
12.00 UKAS  Determination of Point Load Value Axial or Diametrical including WC
ISRM Suggested Method for Point Load Strength 
6.30 per test
12.10   Determination of the Cerchar abrasivity value per set of four values.
The Cerchar Abrasiveness Index Document October 1986 
77.18 per set
12.13   Determination of the indirect tensile strength by the Brazil test.
ISRM Suggested Method For Determining indirect tensile strength by the brazil test 
38.85 per test
12.05   Determination of the porosity and density using saturation and buoyancy techniques.
ISRM Suggested Method For Determining Porosity/Density using saturation and bouyancy techniques 
25.20 per test
12.04   Determination of the porosity and density using saturation and caliper techniques.
ISRM Suggested Method For Determining Porosity/Density using saturation and caliper techniques 
22.05 per test
12.09   Determination of the Shore Schleroscope hardness - per 20 No. determinations.
 
77.18 per set
12.08   Determination of the slake durability index, two cycles.
ISRM Suggested Method For Determining Slake Durability 
47.25 per test
12.02   Determination of water content of a Rock Specimen.
ISRM Suggested Method For Determining Water Content 
3.99 per test
12.11   Extra over item 12.1 for sample preparation.
 
4.20 per specimen
12.16   Extra over items for re-coring of sample for rock testing.
 
27.56 per test
12.01 UKAS  Point load strength index test 10 Determinations. Including 1 water content
ISRM Suggested Method for Point Load Strength 
42.00 per set
12.06   Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Rock inc sample prep 54-165mm diameter cores
ISRM Suggested Method for determining uniaxial compressive strength 
54.60 per test
12.06a   Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Rock Materials with sample preparation for 170-250mm Diameter Cores.
ISRM Suggested Method for determining uniaxial compressive strength 
60.90 per test

Testing Carried out in accordance with International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) Standards and other recognised standards

Compressive Strength of Rock cores

  • Diamond core drilling for provision of test cores
  • Density of concrete specimen

Relative density and water absorption

  • Water Content
  • SMC of Rock
  • Specific Gravity
  • Porosity Density
  • Saturation and Caliper
  • Saturation and Buoyancy

UCS

  • On cores up to 112mm

Young's Modulus and Poisson's Ratio

  • Triaxial Compression
  • Drained Triaxial Tests
  • Tensile Test (Brazilian Disk)
  • Hoek Shearbox Test
  • Shore’s Scleroscope
  • Point Load Test

Other

  • Thin Section Analysis
  • X Ray Diffraction
  • Clay mineralogy
  • Petrographic Analysis of Rock
  • Microprobe analysis