Aggregates

Our lab is certified with CCIL to perform Low and High complexity testing (Type D) of aggregates for granular, asphalt and concrete.  We are members of the Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL), and participate in the Ministry of Transportation correlation programs.

Aggregates – Low Complexity Testing

* LS-601 Materials Finer than 75 μm Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
* LS-602 Sieve Analysis of Aggregates
* LS-607 Percent Crushed Particles in Processed Coarse Aggregate
* LS-621 Amount of Asphalt-Coated Particles in Coarse Aggregate

Aggregates – High Complexity Testing

* LS-604 Relative Density and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
* LS-605 Relative Density and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
* LS-606 Soundness of Aggregates by Use of Magnesium Sulphate
* LS-608 Percent Flat and Elongated Particles in Coarse Aggregate
* LS-609 Petrographic Analysis of Coarse Aggregate
* LS-616 Petrographic Analysis of Fine Aggregate
* LS-614 Freezing and Thawing of Coarse Aggregate
* LS-615 Determination of Potential Alkali-Carbonate Reactivity of Carbonate Rocks by Chemical Composition (CSA A23.2)
* LS-617 Percent Crushed Particles with Two or More Crushed Faces and Uncrushed Particles in Processed Coarse Aggregate
* LS-618 The Resistance of Coarse Aggregate to Degradation by Abrasion in the Micro-Deval Apparatus
* LS-619 The Resistance of Fine Aggregate to Degradation by Abrasion in the Micro-Deval Apparatus

* LS-620 Accelerated Detection of Potentially Deleterious Alkali-Silica Reactive Aggregate by Expansion of Mortar Bars
* LS-623 One Point Proctor Test (OPT)
* AASHTO T 84 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
* AASHTO T 85 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
* AASHTO T 176 Plastic Fines in Graded Aggregates and Soils by Use of the Sand Equivalent Test
* AASHTO T 304 Uncompacted Void Content of Fine Aggregate (Method A)
* ASTM D4791 Flat Particles, Elongated Particles, or Flat and Elongated Particles in Coarse Aggregate
* ASTM D5821 Determining the Percentage of Fractured Particles in Coarse Aggregate

Soil and Rock – Low Complexity Testing

* LS-701 Determination of Moisture Content of Soils (ASTM D2216)
* LS-702 Determination of Particle Size Analysis of Soils
* LS-703/704 Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit and Plasticity Index of Soils
* LS-705 Determination of Specific Gravity of Soils
* LS-706 Moisture-Density Relationship of Soils Using 2.5 kg Rammer and 305 mm Drop