Laboratory

Our laboratories have PANK-approval from Inspecta sertifiointi Oy

Laboratory

CE marking related consultant service for rock material

  • Construction of quality handbook FPC
  • CE marking related documents
  • CE marking related education/consultancy
  • CE marking realted testing

Geotechnic and geological properties of soil and rock material

  • Determination of particle size distribution
  • Classification of soil type
  • Water content
  • Loose bulk density
  • Particle density
  • Humus content
  • Sludge test
  • Capillarity
  • Water suction heght
  • Water permeability
  • Proctor compaction
  • Proctor test (ICT)
  • Fall cone test
  • Atterberg limits
  • Oedometer test
  • Degree of composition (Von Post)

Rock material testing

  • Crushing and grinding in laboratory
  • Particle size distribution
  • Flakiness index
  • Percentage of crushed and broken surfaces in coarse aggregate particles
  • Water adsorption
  • Particle density
  • Petrographic description, thin section
  • Petrographic description, stereoscopic
  • Los Angeles test
  • Determination of the resistance to wear by abrasion from studded tyres
  • micro-Deval
  • Los Angeles test (railway ballas)
  • micro-Deval (railway ballas)
  • Shape index
  • Grain length
  • Humus cocentration
  • Particle surface area
  • Water adsorption
  • Resistance to freezing and thawing
  • Tube suction test

Bituminous specimens

  • Bituminous mixture sample
    • Binder content and grading
    • Affinity between aggregate and bitumen
  • Drill bit samples
    • Soluble binder content and void characteristics
    • Bulk density of bituminous specimens

Field laboratory services

  • Production control for rock crushing at production site
  • Factory production control for bituminous mixtures

Worksite visits

  • Compaction testing with Troxler
  • Compaction testing using volumeter test
  • Load capacity measurements, load capacity test
  • Load capacity measurements, Loadman
  • Falling Weight Deflectometers (Kuab)
  • Asphalt density monitoring with Seaman gauge
  • Tremor measurements

Real estate surveys

  • Cracking surveys for real estates before quarrying/pile-driving/compaction starts

Contacts

Managing Director
Jari Lappi, +358 432 111 600

Service managers

Northern Finland (Oulu)
Jari Lappi, +358 432 111 600

Eastern Finland (Jyväskylä)
Matti Järvensivu, +358 400 347 375

Western Finland (Pori)
Pekka Jokela, +358 400 128 323

Southern Finland (Espoo)
Sami Similä, +358 406 308 067

All Contacts