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                                                     BS EN


  • BS EN 772-11/BS EN 771-3     

      >Determination of Coefficient of Water Absorption due to                          Capillary Action of Masonry Units (And other related materials)                                                  

  • BS EN 1338 Annex E             

      >Determination of Total Water Absorption of Paving Blocks


  • BS EN 1339 Annex E             

      >Determination of Total Water Absorption of Paving Flags


  • BS EN 1340 Annex C             

      >Measurement of Dimensions for Concrete Kerb Units


  • BS EN 1340 Annex E             

      >Determination of Total Absorption of Concrete Kerb Units


  • BS EN 12350 Part 11             

      >Testing fresh concrete. Part 1: Sampling


  • BS EN 12350 Part 21             

      >Testing fresh concrete Part 2: Slump test

  • BS EN 12350 Part 51             

      >Testing fresh concrete Part 5: Flow table test

  • BS EN 12350 Part 61             

      >Testing fresh concrete Part 6: Density

  • BS EN 12350 Part 71             

      >Testing fresh concrete Part 7: Air content. Pressure methods                                                 

  • BS EN 12390, Parts 1, 3, and 7         

      >Testing hardened concrete Part 1: Shape, dimensions and other

        requirements for specimens and molds Part 3: Compressive strength
        of test specimens Part 7: Density of hardened concrete

  • BS EN 12390 Part 21              

      >Testing hardened concrete Part 2: Making and curing specimens for

        strength tests 

  • BS EN 12504 Part 11              

      >Testing concrete in structures Part 1: Cored specimen– taking,

        examining and testing in compression

  • BS EN 12390 Part 8             

      >Testing hardened concrete. Part 8: Depth of penetration of water                    under pressure


  • BS EN 13286-41                 

      >Determination of the Compressive Strength of Hydraulically Bound   



  • BS EN 13286-51                 

      >Method for the manufacture of test specimens of hydraulic bound                 mixtures u sing vibrating hammer compaction


  • BS EN 13748 Part 1 5.5/5.8   

      >Water Absorption of Terrazzo Tiles


  • DIN 1048 Part 5                 

      >Testing Concrete; Testing of Hardened Concrete (specimens 

        prepared in mold) Part 5: Water Permeability Test of Hardened     



  • RILEM TC14 CPC 11.3           

      >Absorption of Water by Concrete by Immersion Under Vacuum                                                

  • NT Build 492-11                 

      >Chloride ion migration

  • BS 6073 Appendix A         

      >Precast concrete masonry units, measurement of dimension

  • BS 6073 Appendix B         

      >Precast concrete masonry units, determination of compressive 



  • BS 6717 Part 1 Ann. A & B   

      >Precast concrete paving blocks Part 1: Determination of compressive 


Concrete testing is essential to evaluate the performance of materials, control concrete quality during construction, test the quality after construction and ensure regulatory compliance.

The Concrete Division of BATLABS has sufficient capability for testing fresh concrete, hardened concrete, masonry blocks, paving blocks, kerbstones and etc.

BATLABS concrete testing services undertaken in our accredited laboratories includes: 

  • Compressive  and  Felxural  strength Slump  Testing

  • Cylinder / Cube  Casting  and  Curing Mix  Design  Testing



  • ASTM C311                     

      >Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field


  • ASTM C39                       

      >Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens


  • ASTM C138/ C138M         

      >Density (Unit Weight), Yield, and Air Content (Gravimetric)                   of Concrete


  • ASTM C140/C140M1         

      >Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units                                              

  • ASTM C143/C143M1           

      >Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete


  • ASTM C1721                     

      >Sampling of Freshly Mixed Concrete

  • ASTM C231/ C231M1           

      >Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure  Method                                      

  • ASTM C494/C494M           

      >Chemical Admixtures for Concrete


  • ASTM C642                     

      >Density, Absorption, and Voids in Hardened Concrete


  • ASTM C805/C805M1          

       >Rebound Number of Hardened Concrete


  • ASTM C10641                   

      >Temperature of Freshly Mixed Hydraulic-Cement Concrete                                                 

  • ASTM C1202                     

      >Electrical Indication of Concrete's Ability to Resist Ion                        Penetration Rapid chloride permeability test (RCPT)




  • BS 1881, Parts 111, 114, and 1161         

      >Testing concrete  Part 111: Method of normal curing of test

        specimens (20°C method) Part 114: Testing concrete Methods

        for determination of density of hardened concrete Part 116:

        Method for determination of compressive strength of concrete



  • BS 1881 Part 122                 

      >Testing concrete Part 122: Method for determination of water 



  • BS 1881 Part 208                 

      >Testing concrete Part 208: Recommendations for the                                determination of the initial surface absorption of concrete                                               

  • BS 1924-1                           

      >General requirements, sampling, sample preparation and test on               materials before stabilization



  • ASTM C183/C183M1                  

      >Sampling and the Amount of Testing of Hydraulic Cement                                                

  • ASTM C187                             

      >Amount of Water Required for Normal Consistency of Hydraulic              Cement Paste

  • ASTM C191                             

      >Time of Setting of Hydraulic Cement by Vicat Needle

                              BS EN

  • BS EN 196 Part 3 +A1:2005     

      >Methods of testing cement  Part 3: Determination of setting times         and soundness

  • BS EN 196 Part 6, Section 4.0 

      >Methods of testing cement Part 6: Determination of fineness

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