LABORATORY TESTS

Construction Quality Control

Itecons is accredited to perform most of the tests required for construction quality control. The Institute has vast experience in construction management and project design review, as well as in the characterisation of construction materials’ properties.

Testing areas (15)
Reference Designation/Description Accredited
assay
Reference
standards
Product/
Material
Comments
ACO.18 Relaxation tests ISO 15630-3:2010 (Section 8) Steel wires and strands for prestressing
ACO.19 Deflected tensile test ISO 15630-3:2010 (Section 11) Steel wires and strands for prestressing
ACO.20 Axial tensile strength fatigue test ISO 15630-3:2010 (Section 9) Steel wires and strands for prestressing
AGR.00 Aggregate characterization - Other tests (Standards EN, ASTM, LNEC…) Diversas
AGR.01 Determination of resistance to fragmentation of aggregates - Los Angeles test EN 1097-2:2010 Aggregate
AGR.02 Determination of particle size distribution of aggregates by sieving method EN 933-1:2012 Aggregate
AGR.03 Determination of the resistance to wear of aggregares - Micro-Deval test EN 1097-1:2011 Aggregate
AGR.04 Assessment of fines of aggregates - Sand equivalent test EN 933-8:2012+A1:2015 Aggregate
AGR.05 Determination of particle shape of aggregates - Flakiness index EN 933-3:2012 Aggregate
AGR.06 Determination of the particle density of filler by pyknometer method EN 1097-7:2008 Aggregate,Filler
AGR.07 Determination of particle shape of aggregates - Shape index EN 933-4:2008 Aggregate
AGR.08 Assessment of fines of aggregates - Methylene blue test EN 933-9:2009 + A1:2013 Aggregate
AGR.09 Determination of particle density and water absorption of aggregates EN 1097-6:2013 (Except Annex E and G) Aggregate
AGR.10.01 Determination of loose bulk density and voids of aggregates EN 1097-3:2002 (Except Annex A) Aggregate
AGR.10.02 Determination of the apparent (bulk) density of filler in kerosene EN 1097-3:2002 (Annex A) Aggregate,Filler