Aggregate is defined as a granular material used in construction, which may be natural, manufactured or re-cycled. Natural Aggregates: Naturally occurring materials of rock or sand and gravel. These are extracted directly from land or marine sources for use in construction. Manufactured Aggregate: Aggregate of mineral origin resulting from an industrial process involving thermal or other modification
Aggregate Testing In Depth
At ACS Testing we are well equipped to carry out a comprehensive range of tests to determine physical, mechanical and chemical properties. Most of the testing we carry out is accredited by UKAS.
On-Site Sampling of Aggregates
At ACS Testing we are UKAS accredited to carry out on site sampling from stockpiles of fine and coarse aggregates by hand. ACS Testing provide highly skilled technicians who all hold current CSCS cards and are comprehensively trained in the safety aspects of the work they carry out in accordance with appropriate method statements and risk assessments.
Our permanent laboratories provide a comprehensive range of tests on soils.