Soil Classification

SOIL CLASSIFICATION 
Water ContentASTM D2216 / AASHTO T265
Atterberg Limits (Liquid & Plastic)ASTM D4318 / AASHTO T89 & T90
Sieve AnalysisASTM D6913
% Passing #200 Sieve OnlyASTM D1140
HydrometerASTM D7928
Particle Size Analysis (Sieve and Hydrometer)ASTM D422 / AASHTO T88
USCS Classification (Sieve and Atterberg Included)ASTM D2487
USDA Classification (Sieve and Hydrometer Included)USDA
Description of Identification of Soils (Visual/Manual)ASTM D2488
Specific GravityASTM D854 / AASHTO T100
Loss On IgnitionASTM D2974 / AASHTO T267
Fertility AnalysisPenn State
Effective Porosity (Field Capacity, Gravity, Unit Weight)Industry Practice
Density of Soil (In-Place by the Drive-Cylinder Method)ASTM D2937
Water Displacement Method (Wax Density)ASTM D7263 "A"
Lab Determination of Density (Unit Weight) ASTM D7263"B"

Cement

CEMENT PRODUCTS 
Chloride Permeability - 3 PointsASTM C1202 / AASHTO T277
Concrete Permeability - Flex Wall (3"x6" & 4"x8")ASTM D5084
Concrete Permeability - Flex Wall (6"x12")ASTM D5084
Compressive Strength of ConcreteASTM C39
Compressive Strength of GroutASTM C39 / ASTM C109
Compressive Strength of MortarASTM C109
Compressive Strength of Cores - 3 specimensASTM C42 /C39
Coring Fee (2" bit & 4" bit)Industry Practice
Density, Absoption, and Voids in Hardened ConcreteASTM C642
Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile - AbsorptionASTM C67 Sec 8
Examination and Analysis of Hardened Masonry Mortar - Insoluble ResidueASTM C1324 Sec 9.4
Examination and Analysis of Hardened Masonry Mortar - Loss On IgnitionASTM C1324 Sec 9.5
Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete - Powder/ CoreASTM C1152
Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete (PCCP)ASTM C1152
Water-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete - Powder/ CoreASTM C1218
Potential Alkali Reactivity of Aggregates (Mortar-Bar Method)ASTM C1260
Potential Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Combs of CM and Agg (Accel Mortar-Bar Method)ASTM C1567
Depth of Carbonation (Phenolphthalein Method)Industry Practice

Soil Compaction

SOIL COMPACTION 
Standard ProctorASTM D698 / AASHTO T99
Standard Proctor - 1 PointASTM D698 / AASHTO T99
Modified ProctorASTM D1557 / AASHTO T180
Modified Proctor - 1 PointASTM D1557 / AASHTO T180
Oversize Rock CorrectionASTM D4718
PADOT Proctor (Oversize Material Replacement)PTM 106
Cement Amended Proctor (Std or Mod)ASTM D558 / AASHTO T134
Lime Amended Proctor (Std or Mod)Industry Practice
Relative Density (Minimum & Maximum)ASTM D4253 / ASTM D4254
Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile - AbsorptionASTM C67 Sec 8
Examination and Analysis of Hardened Masonry Mortar - Insoluble ResidueASTM C1324 Sec 9.4
Examination and Analysis of Hardened Masonry Mortar - Loss On IgnitionASTM C1324 Sec 9.5
Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete - Powder/ CoreASTM C1152
Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete (PCCP)ASTM C1152
Water-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete - Powder/ CoreASTM C1218
Potential Alkali Reactivity of Aggregates (Mortar-Bar Method)ASTM C1260
Potential Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Combs of CM and Agg (Accel Mortar-Bar Method)ASTM C1567
Depth of Carbonation (Phenolphthalein Method)Industry Practice

Fine Aggregates

FINE AGGREGATES (Cement Concrete, Asphalt, Mortar) 
Sieve AnalysisPTM 616 / ASTM C136 / AASHTO T27
Percent Passing #200 SievePTM 100 / ASTM C117 / AASHTO T11
Sodium/ Magnesium Sulfate SoundnessPTM 510 / ASTM C88 / AASHTO T104
Clay Lumps and Friable Particles in AggregatesASTM C142 / AASHTO T112
Lightweight Particles in AggregateASTM C123 / AASHTO T113
Uncompacted Void Content (Includes Gs - T84)AASHTO T304
Specific Gravity and AbsorptionASTM C128 / AASHTO T84

Soil Shear

SOIL SHEAR 
California Bearing Ratio - 1 PointASTM D1883 / AASHTO T193
California Bearing Ratio - 3 PointsASTM D1883 / AASHTO T193
California Bearing Ratio - 1 Point (Cement Amended)ASTM D1883 mod / AASHTO T193 mod
Direct Shear (Remolded - Bulk Sample)ASTM D3080 / AASHTO T236
Direct Shear (Remolded - Split Spoon Samples)ASTM D3080 / AASHTO T236
Direct Shear (Undisturbed)ASTM D3080 / AASHTO T236
Direct Shear (Fully Softened)ASTM D3080 mod / AASHTO T236 mod
Residual Direct Shear(Remolded)ACOE IXA (ASTM Shear Speed)
Residual Direct Shear(Undisturbed)ACOE IXA (ASTM Shear Speed)
Residual Direct Shear (Remolded)ACOE IXA
Residual Direct Shear Undisturbed)ACOE IXA
UC - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 1 Point (Remolded)ASTM D2166 / AASHTO T208
UC - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 1 Point (Undisturbed)ASTM D2166 / AASHTO T208
UC Cement Amended - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 3 Pts (Per Percentage)ASTM D1632 /1633 mod
UC Lime Amended - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 3 Pts (Per Percentage)ASTM D1883
UU - Unconsolidated Undrained Triaxial - 1 Point (Remolded)ASTM D2850 /AASHTO T296
UU - Unconsolidated Undrained Triaxial - 1 Point (Undisturbed)ASTM D2850 /AASHTO T296
CU Triaxial with P.P. Measurements - 3 Points (Remolded)ASTM D4767 / AASHTO T297
CU Triaxial with P.P. Measurements - 3 Points (Undisturbed)ASTM D4767 / AASHTO T297

Aggregates - Landfill

(Protective Cover, Leachate Drainage, Anchor Trench)
AGGREGATES - LANDFILL (Protective Cover, Leachate Drainage, Anchor Trench) 
Sieve Analysis (includes #200 wash)ASTM C136 / AASHTO T27
Carbonate ContentASTM 3042
Rigid Wall Permeability (3" & 6" Diameter)ASTM D2434
Modified Proctor - 1 PointASTM D1557 / AASHTO T180
Oversize Rock CorrectionASTM D4718
PADOT Proctor (Oversize Material Replacement)PTM 106
Cement Amended Proctor (Std or Mod)ASTM D558 / AASHTO T134
Lime Amended Proctor (Std or Mod)Industry Practice
Relative Density (Minimum & Maximum)ASTM D4253 / ASTM D4254
Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile - AbsorptionASTM C67 Sec 8
Examination and Analysis of Hardened Masonry Mortar - Insoluble ResidueASTM C1324 Sec 9.4
Examination and Analysis of Hardened Masonry Mortar - Loss On IgnitionASTM C1324 Sec 9.5
Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete - Powder/ CoreASTM C1152
Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete (PCCP)ASTM C1152
Water-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete - Powder/ CoreASTM C1218
Potential Alkali Reactivity of Aggregates (Mortar-Bar Method)ASTM C1260
Potential Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Combs of CM and Agg (Accel Mortar-Bar Method)ASTM C1567
Depth of Carbonation (Phenolphthalein Method)Industry Practice

Soil Permeability

SOIL PERMEABILITY 
Hydraulic Conductivity (Remolded)ASTM D5084
Hydraulic Conductivity (Undisturbed)ASTM D5084
California Bearing Ratio - 1 Point (Cement Amended)ASTM D1883 mod / AASHTO T193 mod
Direct Shear (Remolded - Bulk Sample)ASTM D3080 / AASHTO T236
Direct Shear (Remolded - Split Spoon Samples)ASTM D3080 / AASHTO T236
Direct Shear (Undisturbed)ASTM D3080 / AASHTO T236
Direct Shear (Fully Softened)ASTM D3080 mod / AASHTO T236 mod
Residual Direct Shear(Remolded)ACOE IXA (ASTM Shear Speed)
Residual Direct Shear(Undisturbed)ACOE IXA (ASTM Shear Speed)
Residual Direct Shear (Remolded)ACOE IXA
Residual Direct Shear Undisturbed)ACOE IXA
UC - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 1 Point (Remolded)ASTM D2166 / AASHTO T208
UC - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 1 Point (Undisturbed)ASTM D2166 / AASHTO T208
UC Cement Amended - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 3 Pts (Per Percentage)ASTM D1632 /1633 mod
UC Lime Amended - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 3 Pts (Per Percentage)ASTM D1883
UU - Unconsolidated Undrained Triaxial - 1 Point (Remolded)ASTM D2850 /AASHTO T296
UU - Unconsolidated Undrained Triaxial - 1 Point (Undisturbed)ASTM D2850 /AASHTO T296
CU Triaxial with P.P. Measurements - 3 Points (Remolded)ASTM D4767 / AASHTO T297
CU Triaxial with P.P. Measurements - 3 Points (Undisturbed)ASTM D4767 / AASHTO T297

Course Aggregates

COARSE AGGREGATES 
Sieve AnalysisPTM 616 / ASTM C136 / AASHTO T27
Sodium Sulfate SoundnessPTM 510
Sodium/ Magnesium Sulfate SoundnessASTM C88 / AASHTO T104
Los Angeles Abrasion - Small-Size Coarse AggregateASTM C131 / AASHTO T96
Los Angeles Abrasion - Large-Size Coarse AggregateASTM C535
Percent Passing #200 SievePTM 100 / ASTM C117 / AASHTO T11
Clay Lumps and Friable Particles in AggregatesASTM C142 / AASHTO T112
Specific Gravity and AbsorptionASTM C127 / AASHTO T85

Soil Consolidation

SOIL CONSOLIDATION / SWELL 
Consolidation - Remolded (24hr)ASTM D2435 "A"/ AASHTO T216 "A"
Consolidation - Undisturbed (24hr)ASTM D2435 "A" / AASHTO T216 "A"
Consolidation - Remolded (100% Primary)ASTM D2435 "B"/ AASHTO T216 "B"
Consolidation - Undisturbed (100% Primary)ASTM D2435 "B" / AASHTO T216 "B"
One-Dimensional Swell or Collapse - 4 pointsASTM D4546 "A"
One-Dimensional Swell or Collapse - 1 pointASTM D4546 "B"
One-Dimensional Swell or Collapse - 1 point with D2435ASTM D4546 "C"
Expansion IndexASTM D4829
California Bearing Ratio - 1 Point (Swell Only)ASTM D1883 / AASHTO T193
Residual Direct Shear (Remolded)ACOE IXA
Residual Direct Shear Undisturbed)ACOE IXA
UC - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 1 Point (Remolded)ASTM D2166 / AASHTO T208
UC - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 1 Point (Undisturbed)ASTM D2166 / AASHTO T208
UC Cement Amended - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 3 Pts (Per Percentage)ASTM D1632 /1633 mod
UC Lime Amended - Unconfined Compressive Strength - 3 Pts (Per Percentage)ASTM D1883
UU - Unconsolidated Undrained Triaxial - 1 Point (Remolded)ASTM D2850 /AASHTO T296
UU - Unconsolidated Undrained Triaxial - 1 Point (Undisturbed)ASTM D2850 /AASHTO T296
CU Triaxial with P.P. Measurements - 3 Points (Remolded)ASTM D4767 / AASHTO T297
CU Triaxial with P.P. Measurements - 3 Points (Undisturbed)ASTM D4767 / AASHTO T297

Steel & Blast Furnace Slag

STEEL & BLAST FURNACE SLAG 
Bulk Density of Aggregates - Blast Only (Rodding Method)ASTM C29 "A" / AASHTO T19 Sec 10
Potential Expansion of Steel Slags - 1 Point (PTM Proctor not included)PTM 130
PennDOT Proctor (required for Expansion)PTM 106
Sulfur Leachate - Air-cooled Blast Furnace SlagOhio DOT

Soil Thermal

SOIL THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY 
Single Point TestASTM D5334
Multi-Point Test with Dry Out CurveASTM D5334

Geosynthetics

GEOSYNTHETICS 
Peel & Shear Testing (Same Day - 24 hours)ASTM D6392 / GRI GM19
Peel & Shear Testing (received after 5 PM or Weekends)ASTM D6392 / GRI GM19

Soil Physical

SOIL PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL 
ResistivityASTM G187 / AASHTO T288
pHG51 / ASTM D4972 / AASHTO T289
ChlorideAASHTO T291
SulfateASTM C1580 / AASHTO T290
SulfideAWWA 4500, A.4C
Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP)ASTM G200
Total SulfurASTM D4239
Pyrite (Forms of Sulfur)ASTM D2492

Fly Ash or Bottom Ash

FLY ASH / BOTTOM ASH 
Moisture ContentASTM C311
Sieve AnalysisASTM C311
HydrometerASTM C311
Loss on IgnitionASTM C311
Standard ProctorASTM D698 / AASHTO T99
Standard Prcctor - 1 PointASTM D698 / AASHTO T99
Modified ProctorASTM D1557 / AASHTO T180
Modified Proctor - 1 PointASTM D1557 / AASHTO T180
Rigid Wall Permeability (3" & 6" Diameter) bottom ash onlyASTM D2434
Hydraulic Conductivity (Flex Wall Permeability) fly ash onlyASTM D5084

Water Physical

WATER PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL 
Resistivity & ConductivityASTM D1125
pHASTM D1293

Rock Core

ROCK CORE 
Mohs Hardness of RockIndustry Practice
Unconfined Compressive Strength of R.C.ASTM D7012 "C"
Modulus of Elasticity (includes UCS on companion), NQ,NXASTM D7012 "D"
Modulus of Elasticity & Poissons Ratio (includes UCS), NQ,NXASTM D7012 "D"
Point Load - Per PointASTM D5731
Point Load - 10 PointsASTM D5731
Splitting Tensile - Per PointASTM D3967
Splitting Tensile - 10 PointsASTM D3967

Fire Resistant

FIRE RESISTIVE MATERIALS 
Material Density (Specimens provided by Client)ASTM E605

Other

OTHER 
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