Trilab has the capability to undertake a range of aggregates tests using the latest up to date equipment. To reduce costs, a suite of tests can be designed to meet the customer’s specification requirements.
Trilab’s specific aggregate testing range includes:
- Particle Size Distribution
- Wet / Dry Strength Variation
- Los Angeles value
- Flakiness Index
- Degradation Factor – Source Rock and Coarse Aggregate
- Crushed Particles in Coarse aggregate derived from gravel
- Average Least Dimension
- Aggregate Crushing Value
- Materials finer than 75 Microns in aggregates (by washing)
- Particle Shape by Proportional Calliper
- Aggregate Soundness – Evaluation by exposure to sodium sulphate solution
- Weak Particles (including clay lumps, soft and friable particles) in coarse aggregates
- Clay and Fine Silt (settling method)
- Organic Impurities other than sugar
- Particle Density and Water Absorption – Fine / Coarse Aggregates
- Bulk Density of Aggregate (Unit Mass)
Working To Standards
Trilab adheres to the testing methods defined by Standards Australia, and is accredited to other standards including ASTM International and standards associated with other jurisdictions.
In order for Trilab to complete tests to the appropriate standard, customers are required to provide samples consistent with the minimum quantities and core diameters outlined in the attached Guide.
For a copy of Trilab’s Capability Statement click here.