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Lab Tests Index

Aggregate Tests

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
13.19   Acid Soluble Sulfates
BS EN 1744-1:2009 clause12 
12.86
per test 
13.09   Aggregate crushing value. (ACV)
BS 812-110:1990 
39.90
per test 
13.10   Aggregate impact value. (AIV)
BS 812-112:1990 
39.90
per test 
13.13   Apparent (bulk) density of filler in kerosene
BS EN 1097-3 Annex A 
36.75
per test 
13.44   Assessment of fines - Methylene Blue Test
BS EN 933-9 
63.00
per test 
13.24   Assessment of fines - Sand Equivalent Test
BS EN 933-8 
36.75
per test 
13.14   Constituents of coarse recycled aggregate
BS EN 933-11 
47.25
per test 
13.18   Crushing of sample for test
 
26.25
per hour 
13.05   Determination of Particle Density & Water absorption
BS EN 1097-6 
38.85
per test 
13.26 UKAS Flakiness index
BS EN 933-3 
26.25
per test 
13.12 UKAS Loose bulk density and voids
BS EN 1097-3 
36.75
per test 
13.04 UKAS Los Angeles Abrasion Value
BS EN 1097-2 
99.75
per test 
13.03 UKAS Magnesium sulfate test soundness value.
BS EN 1367-2 
89.25
per test 
13.01 UKAS Particle size Distribution (Aggregate)
BS EN 933-1 
23.10
per test 
13.29   Percentage of crushed and broken surfaces in coarse aggregate particles
BS EN 933-5 
36.75
per test 
13.25 UKAS Shape Index
BS EN 933-4 
26.25
per test 
13.08   Ten percent fines value (TFV)
BS 812-111:1990 
39.90
per test 
13.23 UKAS Water content of Aggregate
BS EN 1097-5 
3.68
per sample 
13.27   Water-soluble sulfates in natural and manufactured aggregates
BS EN 1744-1:2009 clause10.1 
17.85
per test 

BS 1377 Part 2 Classification tests

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
2.03 UKAS 1 Point Liquid & Plastic Limit
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 4.4 & 5.3 
23.63
per test 
2.04 UKAS 4 Point Liquid & Plastic Limit
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 4.3 & 5.3 
24.15
per test 
2.08   Density by Immersion in Water
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 7.3 
26.25
per test 
2.07 UKAS Density by Linear Measurement
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 7.2 
10.50
per test 
2.24   Density By Water Displacement
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 7.4 
26.25
per test 
2.06 UKAS Linear Shrinkage
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 6.5 
17.85
per test 
2.01 UKAS Moisture Content
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 3.2 
3.20
per test 
2.09 UKAS Particle Density (Gas Jar)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 8.2 
17.85
per test 
2.10   Particle Density (Small Pyknometer)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 8.3 
19.95
per test 
2.12 UKAS Particle Size Distribution (Dry Sieve method) This test is for non-cohesive material only.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 9.3 
18.90
per test 
2.16   Pretreatment for sedimentation if organic soil
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 9.4.6.1 
10.50
per test 
2.11 UKAS PSD Wet Sieve method
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 9.2 
22.05
per test 
2.14 UKAS PSD: Sedimentation by pipette carried out separately
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 9.4 
24.15
per test 
2.13 UKAS PSD: Sedimentation by pipette carried out with Wet Sieve (Wet Sieve must also be selected)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 9.4 
23.10
per test 
2.02 UKAS Saturated Moisture Content of chalk (SMC)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 2 : 3.3 
23.10
per test 
2.17 UKAS Soil Suction - Filter Paper Method of determining the state of desiccation in clay soils
BRE Information Paper 4/93 Crilly, M. S. and Chandler, R. J. 
50.40
per test 
2.20 UKAS Uniformity Coefficient
BS 1377:1990 BS 6100-2.2.1 : 1990 
1.58
per Calculation 

BS 1377 Part 3 & BRE Chemical and electro-chemical tests

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
3.02   Acid Soluble Sulphate
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 5.2 
10.50
per test 
3.13   BRE Full Suite includes pH, water & acid soluble sulphate, total sulphur, magnesium, chloride and nitrate
BRE - BR279 
29.40
per suite 
3.14   BRE Reduced Suite includes pH, water & acid soluble sulphate and total sulphur
BRE - BR279 
25.20
per suite 
3.15   BRE Suite A Greenfield Site (pyrite absent) includes pH and water soluble sulphate
BRE - BR279 
13.65
per suite 
3.16   BRE Suite B Greenfield Site (pyrite present) includes pH, water & acid soluble sulphate and total sulphur
BRE - BR279 
25.20
per suite 
3.17   BRE Suite C Brownfield Site (pyrite absent) includes pH, water soluble sulphate, magnesium, chloride and nitrate
BRE - BR279 
26.25
per suite 
3.18   BRE Suite D Brownfield Site (pyrite present) includes pH, water & acid soluble sulphate, total sulphur, magnesium, chloride and nitrate
BRE - BR279 
29.40
per suite 
3.06   Carbonate Content by GRAVIMETRIC
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 6.4 
13.65
per test 
3.05   Carbonate Content by TITRATION
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 6.3 
14.33
per test 
3.07   Determination of Water Soluble Chloride
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 7.2 
11.55
per test 
3.08   Determination of Acid Soluble Chloride
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 7.3 
11.55
per test 
3.21   Determination of Magnesium
BRE - BR279 
14.18
per test 
3.22   Determination of Nitrate
BRE - BR279 
8.93
per test 
3.11   Determination of the Soil Resistivity
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 10 
36.75
per test 
3.20   Determination of the Total Sulphur content of Soil
BRE - BR279 
14.91
per test 
3.01   Loss on Ignition
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 4 
11.03
per test 
3.00   Organic Matter Content-dichromate method
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 3 
13.23
per test 
3.10   pH value of soil
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 9.5 
2.78
per test 
3.12   Redox Potential
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 11 
21.00
per test 
3.04   Sulphate Content of Groundwater
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 5.4 
10.50
per test 
3.09   Total Disolved Solids
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 8 
10.50
per test 
3.03   Water Soluble Sulphate 2:1 extract
BS 1377:1990 - Part 3 : 5.3 
10.50
per test 

BS 1377 Part 4 Compaction-related tests

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
4.18 UKAS CBR :Remoulded with 2.5kg Rammer and tested at top and bottom
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 7 
52.00
per test 
4.16 UKAS CBR at each Compaction point (5 Points) excludes compaction test
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 7 
105.00
per sample 
4.11 UKAS CBR: Rem specified MC and tested at top only
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 7 
48.00
per test 
4.10 UKAS CBR: Remoulded Specimen and tested at top only
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 7 
42.00
per test 
4.08   Chalk Crushing Value 1 Point
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 6.4 
18.90
per test 
4.20 UKAS Compaction/CBR 5 Point/ MCV 5 Point
 
168.00
per suite 
4.15   Determination of the Swelling Potential of Fill Material (Rapid Slag Expansion Test)
In House Test Method DIHM 003 
105.00
per test 
4.01 UKAS Dry Den/MC (2.5kg Rammer Method 1 Litre Mould)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 3.3 
50.40
per test 
4.02 UKAS Dry Den/MC (2.5kg Rammer Method CBR Mould)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 3.4 
60.40
per test 
4.03 UKAS Dry Den/MC (4.5kg Rammer Method 1 Litre Mould)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 3.5 
53.55
per test 
4.04 UKAS Dry Den/MC (4.5kg Rammer Method CBR Mould)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 3.6 
63.55
per test 
4.05 UKAS Dry Den/MC (Vibrating Hammer Method)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 3.7 
65.00
per test 
4.13   Max Density Cohesionless Soil
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 4.2 
32.55
per test 
4.06 UKAS MCV at as received Moisture Content
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 5.4 
19.95
per test 
4.07 UKAS MCV/Moisture Content Relation
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 5.5 
82.95
per test 
4.14   Min Density Cohesionless Soil
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 4.5 
22.05
per test 
4.17 UKAS Remoulded Bulk/Dry Density on a disturbed sample
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 4.3/4.4 
16.80
per test 
4.12   Soaking CBR specimens
BS 1377:1990 - Part 4 : 7.3 
7.35
per day 

BS 1377 Part 5 Compressibilty, permeability and durability tests

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
5.02   As 5.01, 5.03 & 5.04 each extra additional day
BS 1377:1990 - Part 5 : 3 
13.65
per day 
5.08   Determination of Dispersibility - Pinhole Method
BS 1377:1990 - Part 5 : 6.2 
36.75
per test 
5.06   Determination of permeability by the constant head method
BS 1377:1990 - Part 5 : 5 
105.00
per test 
5.04   Measurement of Swelling (Includes Swelling Pressure)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 5 : 4.4 
60.90
per test 
5.03   Measurement of Swelling Pressure (2 days)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 5 : 4.3 
25.20
per test 
5.01 UKAS One-dimensional Consolidation 75mm or 50mm diameter specimens (5 days)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 5 : 3 
55.65
per test 
5.05 UKAS Swell Strain Test
In House Test Method DIHM 001 & BS 1377:1990 - Part 5 : 3 
29.40
per test 

BS 1377 Part 6 Consolidation and permeability tests with pore pressure measurement

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
6.08   Consolidation using a hydraulic Cell 76mm test period 4 Days Coefficient-s of Consolidation and Compressibility PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 6 : 3 
252.00
per test 
6.01 UKAS Determination of Permeability in a triaxial cell PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 6 : 6 
105.00
per test 
6.06   Determination of Permeabilty using Falling Head Permeameter
 
105.00
 
6.05   Extra over days for item 6.04
 
23.10
per day 
6.10   Extra over days for items 6.07 & 6.08 Hydraulic Cell tests
 
31.50
per day 
6.09   Extra Over days for Triaxial Permeability tests (4 Days Over)
 
26.25
per day 
6.04   Isotropic Consolidation in a Triaxial Cell up to 6 days duration PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 6 : 5 
168.00
per test 
6.07   Permeability in a Hydraulic Consolidation Cell up to 6 days duration Price for 75mm PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 6 : 4 
252.00
per test 
6.02 UKAS Procedure for the Determination of the Permeability of Clayey Soils in a Triaxial Cell Using the Accelerated Permeability Test PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
Environment Agency Method P1-398/TR/2 
105.00
per test 
6.11   Re-moulding Sample to Specified Moisture Content
 
10.50
 
6.03   Triaxial Permeability Test with One Back Pressure System PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
Head K H, Vol. 3, Clause 20.4.2 
105.00
per test 

BS 1377 Part 7 Shear strength tests (total stress)

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
7.09 UKAS Consolidated Drained Peak and Residual Shear Strength - set of 3 60 x 60mm Shear Box Specimens (5 days)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 4 
241.50
per set 3 
7.11 UKAS Consolidated Drained Peak Shear Strength - set of 1 - 60 x 60mm Shear Box Specimens by Direct Shearing
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 4 
68.25
7.07 UKAS Consolidated Drained Peak Shear Strength - set of 3 - 60 x 60mm Shear Box Specimens by Direct Shearing (3 days)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 4 
148.84
per set 3 
7.08 UKAS Immediate Shear Strength - set of 3 60 x 60 mm Shear Box Specimens by Direct Shearing (note suitable for free draining material only)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 4 
93.71
per test 
7.12   Large Shear Box 300mm Peak with 3 confining pressures includes remoulding
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 5 and Specification for Highway Works Vol.1 Clause 636 Part 2 
336.00
per set 3 
7.04   Natural Shear Strength by Hand Vane (3 measurements)
 
9.45
per test 
7.01 UKAS Quick Undrained Triaxial Compression Test - Multi-stage Loading of a single specimen (100mm diameter)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 9 
27.30
per test 
7.03 UKAS Quick Undrained Triaxial Compression test - set of 3 - 38mm diameter specimens
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 8 
30.45
per test 
7.02 UKAS Quick Undrained Triaxial Compression test - single specimen at one confining pressure (100mm or 38mm diameter)
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 8 
22.05
per test 
7.16   Remoulding Triaxial Specimens
BS 1377:1990 - Part 1 : 7.7.2 
10.50
per sample 
7.13   Residual Shear Strength using the small Ring Shear apparatus at 3 normal pressures PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 6 
130.00
per test 
7.17   Sample preparation for small shearbox - Covers screening, mixing to a client specified moisture content and remoulding.
 
9.45
per sample 
7.15   Unconfined Compressive Strength on a single soil specimen
BS 1377:1990 - Part 7 : 7 
22.05
each 

BS 1377 Part 8 Shear strength tests (effective stress)

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
8.02   CD 100mm Consolidated drained Triaxial compression test on a single 100 mm diameter specimens Multistage loading with the measurement of volume change and pore water pressure including saturation and consolidation, test duration FOUR days. PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 8 : 7 
152.25
per test 
8.05   CD 38mm Consolidated drained triaxial compression test on a set of three x 38 mm diameter specimens with the measurement of volume change and pore water pressure including saturation and consolidation, test duration four days. PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 8 : 8 
152.25
per set 3 
8.04   CD SS 100mm single stage test on a 102 mm diameter Part 8 Continued specimen at one confining pressure, test duration four days. PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
 
115.50
per test 
8.03   CU SS 100mm single stage test on a 102 mm diameter Part 8 Continued specimen at one confining pressure, test duration four days. PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 8 : 8 
115.50
per test 
8.01   CUD 100mm Consolidated undrained triaxial compression test on a Single Specimen with Multistage Loading with the measurement of pore water pressure including saturation and consolidation, test duration FOUR days. PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 8 : 7 
152.25
per test 
8.06   CUD 38mm Consolidated undrained triaxial compression test on a set of three x 38 mm diameter specimens with the measurement of pore water pressure including saturation and consolidation, test duration four days. PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
BS 1377:1990 - Part 8 : 7 
152.25
per set 3 
8.07   CUD 75mm Consolidated undrained triaxial compression test on a Single Specimen with Multistage Loading with the measurement of pore water pressure including saturation and consolidation, test duration FOUR days. PLEASE NOTE IT IS LIKELY THIS TEST WILL INCUR EXTRA OVER DAY CHARGES.
 
152.25
per test 
8.08   Extra over items for test duration in excess of four days.
 
26.25
per day 

BS 17892 Soil Tests

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
17892-2 UKAS Bulk Density - Linear Measurement Method
BS EN ISO 17892-2:2014 
15.75
per test 
17892-1   Determination of moisture content
BS EN ISO 17892-1:2014 
4.20
per test 

BS 1924 Stabilized Soils

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
10.12   Initial Consumption of Lime
BS1924:Part2:1990 Clause5.4 
36.75
per test 

Concrete Tests

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
11.02 UKAS Cored specimens - testing in compression BS EN 12504-1:2009
BS EN 12504-1:2009 
55.13
per core 
11.05   Cored specimens - examining
BS EN 12504-1:2009 
10.50
per core 
11.08 UKAS Density of concrete specimen
BS EN 12390-7:2009 
15.75
per test 
11.09   Depth of Carbonation on an intact core
BS EN 14630 
10.50
per test 
11.01 UKAS Determination of 100mm or 150mm cube compressive strength, including curing and nominal density.
BS EN 12390-3:2009 BS EN 12390-2:2009 
6.30
per test 
11.03 UKAS Making cubic specimens for strength tests
BS EN 12390-2 
per set 
11.15   Re-coring 50- 150 mm Barrel
 
27.56
per core 

Rock Tests

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