Civil Testing Lab

Civil Testing at Eco Laboratories

Our state-of-the-art Civil laboratories handle all types of testing and analysis on building materials, including Tests on Mortars e.g., Compressive strength, Soil gradation, Classification, California bearing ratio (CBR), Proctor Test, Atterberg’s Limit, Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, Free swell Index, etc.

Types of Tests Conducted

Tests on Cement (Physical & chemical test)

  • Consistency
  • Initial Setting Time
  • Final Setting Time
  • Compressive Strength
  • Soundness
    • Le- Chatelier
    • Autoclave
  • Fineness by Blains Method
  • Fineness by dry sieving
  • Density
  • Drying Shrinkage
  • Chemical test (As per requirement)

Tests on Soil (Physical & chemical test)

  • Gradation
  • Silt & Clay Content
  • Atterberg Limits (L.L., P.L., P.I.)
  • Free Swell Index
  • Tri axial Shear Test
  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR)
  • Density
  • Proctor test (Optimum Moisture Content, Maximum Dry Density)
  • Soil Classification
  • Chemical testing (As per requirement)

Tests on Steel/Plates/Strips (Physical & chemical test)

  • Tensile Strength
  • Yield Stress
  • Elongation
  • Bend
  • Re-bend
  • Mass
  • Reduction & Ribs area
  • Chemical test (As per requirement)

Tests on Coarse Aggregates & Fine aggregates

  • Gradation
  • Aggregate Impact value (AIV)
  • Silt Content
  • Abrasion Test
  • Elongation & Flakiness Index
  • Bulk Density
  • 10% Finer Value
  • Striping Value
  • Water Absorption
  • Crushing Test
  • Soundness Test
  • Specific Gravity
  • Organic Impurities

Tests on Bitumen

  • Penetration test
  • Softening point
  • Ductility Test
  • Flash and Fire point Test
  • Solubility in trichloroethylene

Concrete Mix Design

  • Grades of Concrete
  • M-5 to M-20
  • Standard Grade of Concrete
  • M-25 to M-45
  • High Strength Concrete Grades
  • M-50 to M-70
  • Mix Design for Flexural Strength
  • Design of Dry Lean Concrete
  • Flexural Strength of beam
  • Testing of Concrete Cube

Design of Granular layers

  • Granular sub base (GSB)
  • Water Mix macadam (WMM)
  • Water Bond macadam (WBM)

Job Mix of Flexible pavement

  • Bituminous Macadam
  • Bituminous Concrete
  • Dance Bituminous Macadam
  • Semi Dance Bituminous Concrete
  • Seal Coat
  • Bitumen Extraction

Geotechnical investigation Design of Safe Bearing Capacity (Foundation of building & Road)

  • Standard Penetration Test (SPT)
  • Dynamic Cone Penetration Test (DCPT)
  • Plate Load Test (PLT)
  • K-Value Load Test
  • Earth Resistivity (ERT)
  • Rebound Hammer test
  • Core cutting of concrete Slab, beam, Columns & Bitumen layer
  • Sand replacement test for Field Density.

Topographical Survey

  • Total Station Survey
  • DGPS Survey
  • Drone Survey

Tests on Bricks

  • Dimensions
  • Water Absorption
  • Compressive strength
  • Efflorescence

Testing of Tile

  • Modulus of Rupture
  • Abrasion Test
  • Water Absorption
  • Dimensions Test

Tests on Fly Ash

  • Fineness by sieving
  • Fineness by Blains Method
  • Density
  • Soundness by Autoclave
  • Lime reactivity
  • Compressive Strength