Materials Services: Summary of GEM Laboratory Services

Soil – Aggregates

  • Atterberg limits
  • Grain Size
  • Moisture content
  • Specific gravity
  • pH
  • Resistivity
  • Permeability
  • Compressive strength
  • Tensile Strength
  • Shear strength
  • Consolidation
  • Slake durability
  • Soundness
  • Absorption
  • CBR
  • Swell
  • Standard Proctor
  • Modified Proctor
  • Organic content
  • Unit weight

Concrete – Grout – Mortar

  • Compressive strength
  • Modulus of rupture
  • Absorption
  • Unit weight
  • Air content
  • Flexural strength

Masonry

  • Compressive strength
  • Physical properties

Asphalt

  • Bulk density
  • Extraction
  • Asphalt content
  • Aggregate gradation
  • Layer thickness
  • Percent voids
  • Theoretical density

Wood

  • Bending/flexural strength
  • Shear strength
  • Compressive strength
  • Specific gravity