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Priority Geotechnical Ltd. has its own in-house laboratory facility.

This allows continuity from sampling in the field to testing, resulting in a streamlined approach to reporting. Our Geotechnical Engineers are available to schedule laboratory testing and liase directly with our laboratory manager to expedite testing and allow for a quick assessment of ground conditions.

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Priority Geotechnical providing the following range of tests:

    Classification Tests

  • Moisture Content
  • Liquid and Plastic Limits
  • Particle Size Analysis (by wet and dry sieve methods)
  • Particle Size Analysis (by sedimentation)
  • Relative Density

    Chemical Analysis

  • Ph
  • Sulphate
  • Chloride
  • Organic Content
  • Environmental Testing

    Compaction Related Tests

  • Dry Density/ Moisture Content Relationship (2.5kg, 4.5kg
    rammer and vibrating hammer)
  • California Bearing Ratio, CBR
  • Moisture Condition Value, MCV

    Rock Testing

  • Unconfined Compressive Strength Tests
  • Point Load Index
  • Aggregate Crushing Value
  • Ten Percent Fine Value

    Bitumenous Testing

  • Repeated Load Axial Test
  • Density
  • Air Voids

We also have developed strategic alliances with specialist laboratories in Ireland and the UK to undertake comprehensive and specialist testing to our Clients exact requirements. Laboratory test results are available as AGS data.

All laboratory testing are carried out in accordance with the relevant British Standards: BS 1377 and BS 812.

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