Geotechnical Testing Services

Dunelm Testing Ltd are an independent soils, rocks and aggregates laboratory testing service

Our technical expertise and customer focus provides a comprehensive testing laboratory service. Dunelm Testing have over 25 years’ experience in materials testing.  Dunelm Testing Ltd conduct onsite and laboratory based testing in the UK.

Laboratory Testing Service Overview

  • Construction materials sampling
  • In-situ Density Tests (Soil Density Gauge, Core Cutter, Sand Replacement)
  • Hand Shear Vane
  • In-situ CBR
  • Plate Load Tests
  • Skip Load Tests
  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer
  • MCV
  • Earthworks Sampling
  • Fresh Concrete Sampling (Slump, Cube Manufacture, Air Content)
  • Coring of Asphalt
  • Asphalt Sampling and Testing (NDM, Temperature & Laying Records, Surface Regularity, Texture and Skid Resistance).
  • Permeability Tests
  • Construction materials sampling
  • In-situ density tests (Soil Density Gauge, Core Cutter, Sand Replacement)
  • Hand Shear Vane
  • In-situ CBR

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  • Particle Size Distribution
  • Water Content
  • Fines Content
  • Water Absorption
  • Particle Density

See all our aggregate testing options

  • Compressive Strength
  • Tensile Strength
  • Density
  • Water Absorption
  • Cement Content

See all our concrete testing options

  • Moisture Content
  • Plasticity Index
  • Particle Size Distribution
  • Linear Shrinkage
  • Organic Content

See all our soil test options

  • pH Value
  • Organic Matter 
  • Various forms of sulphur, sulphates and sulphides

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  • Visual Assessment of structural elements
  • Investigation of the corrosion of reinforcements
  • Half-cell surveys 
  • Cover Meter Surveys
  • Concrete resistivity, delamination, and dust sampling

View all our structural survey options