Standard tests and services
- Fresh and hardened concrete, including testing of casting cubes/ cylinders at site and testing of cubes/ cylinders for density, compressive strength and water absorbtion
- Designing of concrete mixes for specific applications/ clients requirements,
- Compliance testing of cement blocks and bricks, Portland/ masonry cements, structural steel and steel reinforcement bars
- Quality assessment and evaluation of concrete aggregates based on standard tests Testing of clay bricks, roof and floor tiles (clay, cement and ceramics), concrete pipes and other cement/ concrete items such as paving blocks, kerb stones etc.
Universal testing machine
Universal testing machine which can be operated in five different load ranges with a maximum loading capacity of 1000kN and Automatic Universal testing machine with extensometer with a maximum loading capacity of 600kN. These machines are equipped with accessories to test materials for compression, tension and flexure and to measure stress-strain.
Rebending testing machine
Automatic compression testing machine with loading capacity of 2000kN.
Equipment required for testing of cements including autoclave and Le Chatelier’s equipment for determination of soundness,
Blaine’s apparatus for determination of fineness, mixer, moulds and other equipment for testing of cement prisms and Vicat apparatus for determination of setting times, Flow table and Plunger apparatus for testing of masonry cement and building lime,
Full range of equipment for testing physical/ mechanical properties of concrete aggregates
(includes flakiness index gauges, aggregate impact value apparatus and Los Angeles Apparatus)
Concrete core drilling equipment and ancillary equipment for sample preparation
Portable equipment for non-destructive testing of concrete
which includes ultrasonic pulse velocity testing equipment, rebound hammer and concrete cover meter, winsor probe etc.
Cube, cylinder and beam moulds of different standard sizes for casting of concrete specimens
Concrete water impermeability tester