Price List

Classification Tests (BS 1377: Part 2)

Moisture content oven drying method - £3.50 - U  


Saturation moisture content of chalk - £15.00 - U  


Plasticity Index (4 Point) - £26.00 - U  


Plasticity Index (1 Point) -  £20.00 - U  

+EO washing (4 point or 1 point) - £5.00 - U  


Linear Shrinkage - £20.00 - U  


Bulk and dry density (direct) - £10.00 -U  


Bulk and dry density (immersion) - £16.00   


Bulk and dry density (displacement) - £16.00   


Particle density - gas jar - £20.00 - U  


Particle density - pycnometer - £20.00 - U  


Particle size distribution - wet sieving - £22.00 - U  


Particle size distribution - dry sieve - £20.00 - U  


Particle size distribution – hydrometer method - £20.00 - U  


Particle size distribution – pipette method - £20.00 - U  


Wet Sieve + hydrometer or pipette (for <2mm material) - £35.00 - U  


Aggregate Particle size distribution to BSEN 933-1:1997 - £35.00 - U  


Desiccation in clay soils (filter paper suction) - £30.00 - U  

+EO remould - £5.00 - U      

Chemical Tests (BS 1377: Part 3)

pH - £5.00    


Sulphate – Total - £10.00    


Sulphate – Water Soluble - £10.00    


Sulphate – groundwater - £8.00    


Organic Content - £10.00    


Loss on Ignition - £10.00    


Carbonate - £10.00    


Chloride – Water Soluble - £8.00    


Chloride – Acid Soluble - £8.00

Compaction Tests (BS 1377: Part 4)

Dry density/moisture content relationship - 2.5kg in Proctor/1 Litre - £55.00 - U  


Dry density/moisture content relationship  - 2.5kg in CBR - £70.00 - U  


Dry density/moisture content relationship - 4.5kg in Proctor/1 Litre - £65.00 - U  


Dry density/moisture content relationship - 4.5kg in CBR - £75.00 - U  


Dry density/moisture content relationship  - Vibratory Compaction - £75.00 - U  


Maximum Density - £25.00    


Minimum Density - £15.00    


Moisture condition value - 1 point at NMC (MCV) - £25.00 - U  


MCV Calibration (5 points) - £90.00 - U  


California Bearing Ratio (CBR) - £24.00 - U  

+EO remould at NMC - £12.00 - U  

+EO remould to specified MC - £14.00 - U  

+EO soaking/per day - £5.00


Chalk Crushing Value (6 points) - £100.00 - U

Compressibility, Permeability and Durability Test (BS 1377: Part 5)

Point Load Test/per specimen (5 determinations if sample permits) - £10.00     


One-dimension consolidation properties test (up to 5 days) - £65.00 - U  

+EO swelling pressure - £12.00 - U  

+EO days - £14.00/per day - U  


Swelling pressure (single stage) - £22.00 - U  


Swelling Test (up to 5 days) - £50.00 - U  

+EO days - £14.00/per day - U  


Swell Strain using an oedometer - £40.00 U   


Triaxial Permeability (up to 4 days) - £130.00    

+EO remould - £15.00    

+EO days - £22.00/per day    


Constant Head (up to 4 days) - £120.00    

+EO remould - £14.00    

+EO days - £12.00/per day    


Falling Head - £75.00

Shear Strength Test - Total Stress and Effective Stress (BS 1377: Part 7 and Part 8)

UCS (on soil) - £17.00     


UCS (on rock) - £35.00  

+EO preparation - £10.00    


Undrained shear strength – triaixal compression without measurement of pore pressure (single stage) - £20.00 - U  


Undrained shear strength – triaixal compression without measurement of pore pressure (multi stage) - £25.00 - U  


Undrained shear strength – triaixal compression without measurement of pore pressure (38mm set of 3) - £36.00 - U  

+EO remould at NMC - £10.00 - U  

+EO remould to specified MC - £12.00 - U   


60mm Small Quick Shearbox(note-suitable for free draining material only) (prices are per specimen) - £16.00 - U  

+EO remould at NMC - £6.00 - U  

+EO remould to specified MC - £12.00 - U  


60mm Small Drained Shearbox (up to 4 days) (prices are per specimen) - £65.00 - U  

+EO remould at NMC - £10.00 - U  

+EO remould to specified MC - £12.00 - U  

+EO days - £16.00/per day - U  


300mm Large Shearbox (1 day) (prices are per specimen) - £100.00 - U  

+EO remould at NMC - £12.00 - U  

+EO remould to specified MC - £14.00 - U  

+EO days - £60.00/per day - U 


Ring Shear (up to 4 days) - £150.00 - U  

+EO preparation (always required) - £15.00 - U  

+EO days - £25.00/per day - U  


Shear strength by laboratory vane - £20.00    


Shear strength by hand vane - £5.00    


Shear strength by hand penetrometer - £3.50     


Consolidated undrained triaxial compression with pore pressure measurement on a single 100mm diameter specimen (4 days) - £140.00

+EO remould at NMC - £14.00    

+EO remould to specified MC - £16.00    

+EO days - £25.00/per day   


Multistage consolidated undrained triaxial compression with pore pressure measurement on a single 100mm diameter specimen (4 days) £140.00    

+EO remould at NMC - £14.00    

+EO remould to specified MC - £16.00    

+EO days - £25.00/per day


Consolidated undrained triaxial compression with pore pressure measurement on a single 38mm diameter specimen (4 days) all prices are per/specimen - £80.00/per spec

+EO remould at NMC/specified - £10.00        

+EO days - £16.00/per day

*U = UKAS Accrediated