Soil and Material Testing
SOIL AND MATERIAL TESTING SERVICES
B&A performs numerous field and laboratory tests in accordance with ASTM standards:
- Cylinder preparation (ASTM C31).
- Cure and determine compressive strength of concrete cylinders (ASTM C39).
- Soundness of aggregates by use of magnesium sulfate (ASTM C88).
- Slump (ASTM C143).
- Unit weight (ASTM C138)
- Sampling (ASTM C172).
- Air content (ASTM C173/C231).
- Grain size analysis with U.S. standard sieve sizes and hydrometer (ASTM D421/D422).
- Cure and determine compressive strength of grout cubes (ASTM C1019).
- Temperature (ASTM C1064).
- Moisture-density relations of soils and soil-aggregate mixtures (ASTM D698/ D1557).
- Specific gravity of soils (ASTM D854/ C127).
- Extraction of thin walled tube samples (ASTM D1587).
- California bearing ratio (ASTM D1883).
- Compressive strength unconfined of cohesive soil (ASTM D2166).
- Water content of soil, rock and soil-aggregate mixtures (ASTM D2216).
- One dimensional consolidation test (ASTM D2435).
- Classification of soil for engineering purposes (ASTM D2487).
- Density of soil and soil-aggregate in place by nuclear method (ASTM D2922).
- Moisture, ash and organic matter of peat and other organic soils (ASTM D2974).
- Natural dry density of thin-walled tube samples (ASTM D2976).
- Moisture content of soil and soil-aggregate in place by nuclear method (ASTM D3017).
- Expansion index of soils (ASTM D4829).
- pH of soil for use in corrosion testing (ASTM G51).
- Electrical resistivity (ASTM G57).
- Leachable total sulfate and chloride content (EPA 375.4).
About this Process
Barron & Associates has been a leader in providing construction materials testing and inspection services in New York for over 25 years. Our technicians are certified and cross-trained in various areas of testing and inspections. B&A maintains full service laboratories in our Clarence, NY office for soils, concrete, asphalt and other materials tests.
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