Laboratory Testing

Laboratory Testing from Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical (Northern) Ltd

By: Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical (Northern) Ltd  09/09/2010
Keywords: Geotechnical, Ground Investigation, Geotechnical Investigation

We have custom built and equipped geotechnical laboratories within our Aberdeen, Drilling & Exploration Centre providing a local base within North East Scotland for our group laboratory facilities which employ over forty five specialist Technicians, Chemists, Quality Supervisors and Managers.

Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical Ltd group Companies have UKAS and MCERTS accredited Laboratories for an extensive range of geotechnical and chemical testing, including high capacity effective stress testing equipment and a large shear box facility. The Laboratories have a comprehensive range of equipment to undertake tests to BS1377, BS6297, BRE Digest 365, ISRM and ASTM Standards.

Tests include:

  • California bearing ratio (CBR)
  • Chalk crushing
  • Chemical properties
  • Chloride Content
  • Density/Moisture content relationship
  • Effective stress triaxial
  • Liquid and Plastic Limits (Atterberg limits)
  • Moisture Condition Value (MCV) tests
  • Moisture Content
  • Oedometer
  • Particle size distribution
  • Permeability
  • pH  Value
  • Ring shear
  • Rock point load
  • Rock porosity
  • Rowe cell
  • Shear box testing
  • Slake durability
  • Sulphate Content
  • Total stress triaxial

We also provide an extensive on-site service, including monitoring and testing for earthworks projects and new road construction.


Keywords: Geotechnical, Geotechnical Investigation, Ground Investigation, UKAS laboratorys

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