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SOILS

as defined by BS1377:Part 1:1990

 

FINE Grained Soils contain not more than 10% material retained on a 2mm test sieve.

MEDIUM Grained Soils contain more than 10% material retained on a 2mm test sieve but not more than 10% retained on a 20mm test sieve.

COARSE Grained Soils contain more than 10% material retained on a 20mm test sieve but not more than 10% material retained on a 37.5mm test sieve.

Soils with greater than 10% material retained on the 37.5mm sieve are outside the scope of BS1377 but may in some cases be classed as Aggregates.


 

TESTS CARRIED OUT BY OUR SOILS  LABORATORY

SOILS TESTS

C.B.R. Testing

Dry Density/ Moisture Content Relationship

Determination of the Moisture Condition Value (MCV)

Determination of the Chalk Crushing Value

Triaxial Compression Test

Quick Undrained Test

UNCONFINED compression test

One dimensional Consolidation Test

Water soluble Sulphate Content of soil in 2:1 water/soil extract

Sulphate in groundwater

pH value of soil or water

Organic content of soil (By loss on ignition)

Falling Head Permeability

Triaxial Permeability

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