Laboratory Services

The quality of the soil on your construction sites plays a key role of your projects. Therefore identification of the soil characteristics determines the ability to support your structure. Our soil testing laboratory enables you to assess the suitability of the soil, providing you with vital data for informed decision making and planning.

The soil testing laboratory of GED is a well-equipped laboratory in Sri Lanka with superior laboratory facilities and well trained, flexible staff to conduct all the testing according to international test methods.

Geotechnical Laboratory offers following tests

  • Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA)
  • Permeability Test
  • Triaxial Compression Tests (Unconsolidated Undrained)
  • Unconfined Compression Test on cohesive soil samples
  • Lab CBR test (unsoaked, 4 days soaked)
  • Proctor Compaction Test (Standard, Modified)
  • Consolidation Test
  • Swell pressure Test
  • Direct Shear Test
  • Laboratory vane shear Test
  • Rock and soil logging
  • Moisture Content of soil
  • Specific Gravity
  • Sieve Analysis
  • Free swell index
  • Index Properties Test (Liquid Limit & Plastic limit)
  • Hydrometer analysis
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