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Rock Swell Test by the Hennke Method ISRM

Rock Testing

Item UKAS Description £ Unit
12.15 UKAS  Bulk Density of Rock
 
10.00 per test
12.22 UKAS  Determination of Young's modulus.& Possions Ratio including UCS
 
225.00 per test
12.19 UKAS  Determination of direct shear strength by hoek shearbox (3 Pressures)
 
365.00 per set of 3
12.02 UKAS  Determination of moisture content of a Rock Specimen.
ISRM / BS 1377/2/3.3 2/2 
3.60 per test
12.00 UKAS  Determination of Point Load Value Axial or Diametrical
 
3.50 per test
12.26 UKAS  Determination of Saturation Moisture Content of Chalk.
ISRM / BS 1377/2/3.3 BS 1377/2/3.3 
20.00 per test
12.10 UKAS  Determination of the Cerchar abrasivity value per set of four values.
 
70.00 per set
12.13 UKAS  Determination of the indirect tensile strength by the Brazil method.
ISRM / BS 1377/2/3.3 2/8 
35.00 per test
12.05 UKAS  Determination of the porosity and density using saturation and buoyancy techniques.
ISRM / BS 1377/2/3.3 2/2 
20.00 per test
12.04 UKAS  Determination of the porosity and density using saturation and calliper techniques.
ISRM / BS 1377/2/3.3 2/2 
18.00 per test
12.08 UKAS  Determination of the slake durability index, two cycles.
ISRM / BS 1377/2/3.3 2/2 
25.00 per test
12.11   Extra over item 12.1 for sample preparation.
 
4.00 per specimen
12.13a   Extra over item 12.13 for sample preparation.
 
6.00 per sample
12.24   Extra over items 12.16 to 12.21 for sample preparation.
 
12.50 per test
12.25   Extra over items 12.16 to12.21 for re-coring of sample.
 
25.00 per test
12.18a UKAS  Major Element Analysis fused bead
 
75.00 sample
12.06 UKAS  Part 1 - SM for Determination of the Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Rock Materials
 
39.00 per test
12.06a UKAS  Part 1 Extra over items 12.06 specimen preparation.
 
12.50 per sample
12.14 UKAS  Petrographic analysis by optical microscopy: preparation of thin section, composition by modal analysis (grains, cement, pores), petrographic description including pore size measurement, annotated photomicrographs,
 
360.00 per test
12.01 UKAS  Point load strength index test 10 Determinations.
ISRM / BS 1377/2/3.3 Brock & Franklin 1972. 
33.00 per set
12.17 UKAS  X-ray diffraction test Bulk & Clay on Same Sample
 
195.00 per test
12.07 UKAS  Youngs modulus & possions Ratio including UCS
 
225.00 per test

Testing Carried out in accordance with International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) Standards and other recognised standards

Compressive Strength of Rock cores

  • Diamond core drilling for provision of test cores
  • Density of concrete specimen

Relative density and water absorption

  • Water Content
  • SMC of Rock
  • Specific Gravity
  • Porosity Density
  • Saturation and Caliper
  • Saturation and Buoyancy

UCS

  • On cores up to 112mm

Young's Modulus and Poisson's Ratio

  • Triaxial Compression
  • Drained Triaxial Tests
  • Tensile Test (Brazilian Disk)
  • Hoek Shearbox Test
  • Shore’s Scleroscope
  • Point Load Test

Other

  • Thin Section Analysis
  • X Ray Diffraction
  • Clay mineralogy
  • Petrographic Analysis of Rock
  • Microprobe analysis