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Carolina Engineers, PA offers concrete & aggregate testing and soil & rock testing services.

Concrete & aggregate testing includes, but is not limited to concrete slump, air content & temperature, casting cylinders, lab curing, and the breaking of cylinders and beams.

These concrete & aggregate services are conducted in compliance with:
ASTM C29/C29M - Test Method for Bulk Density ("Unit Weight") and Voids in Aggregate
ASTM C31 - Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
ASTM C33 - Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates
ASTM C39 - Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
ASTM C117 - Test Method for Materials Finer than 75-┬Ám (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
ASTM C136 - Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
ASTM C138 - Test Method for Unit Weight, Yield, and Air Content (Gravimetric) of Concrete
ASTM C143 - Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete
ASTM C172 - Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete
ASTM C173 - Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method
ASTM C231 - Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method
ASTM C232 - Test Methods for Bleeding Concrete
ASTM C293 - Test Method for Flexural Strength of Concrete (Using Simple Beam with Center-Point Loading)
ASTM C566 - Test Method for Total Evaporable Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
ASTM C617 - Practice for Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
ASTM C1064 - Test Method for Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete

Soil & rock testing includes, but is not limited to standard & modified proctors, sieve analysis, soil classification, field moisture/density, and dynamic field penetrometer reports.

These soil & rock services are conducted in compliance with:

AASHTO T99/T180 - Test Method for Moisture-Density Relations of Soils
ASTM D422 - Test Method for Particle-Size Analysis of Soils
AMRL AccreditationASTM D698 - Test Method for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Standard Effort
AMRL AccreditationASTM D1140 - Test Method for Amount of Material in Soils Finer than the No. 200 Sieve
ASTM D1556 - Test Method for Density and Unit Weight of Soil In-Place by the Sand Cone Method
AMRL AccreditationASTM D1557 - Test Method for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Modified Effort
AMRL AccreditationASTM D2216 - Test Method for Laboratory Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil and Rock by Mass
ASTM D2488 - Standard Practice for Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)
ASTM D2937 - Test Method for Density of Soil In-Place by the Drive Cylinder Method
ASTM 4318 - Test Methods for Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, and Plasticity Index of Soils (Atterberg Limits)
ASTM D 4643 - Test Method for Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil by the Microwave Oven Heating
AMRL AccreditationASTM D6938 - Test Methods for In-Place Density and Water Content of Soil and Soil-Aggregate by Nuclear Methods (Shallow Depth)
ASTM STP399 - Dynamic Cone for Shallow In-Situ Penetration Testing

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