The individual tests used in the above predictive tests are described here:
(the results of non destructive tests)
(the results of destructive tests)
*Empirical correlations and predictions
*Splitting Tensile Strength of Intact Rock Core
Our Laboratory has acquired the latest technology in rock testing with a unique assemblage of equipment.
The primary aim of this specialist rock testing laboratory is to predict the performance of rock excavating equipment under various geological conditions.
We have suites of tests to predict the performance of the following equipment under different geological conditions :
Percussive Drilling – DTH
Percussive Drilling – Top Hammer
Raise and Shaft Drilling over 2 m diameter
Raise borders under 3 m diameter
Tunnel Boring Machines