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Tests on Hydraulic Binders

GEOS laboratories offers a full range of tests on hydraulic binders like cement, lime, fly ash, mortar, gypsum, and slag.

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Cement

DescriptionNormBELACLaboroute
Alkali content (ICP-AES)LPC n° 48
METHOD Geos
Influence on soundness (Châtelier)EN 196-3 §7B
Chloride (potentiometric)EN 196-2B
EN ISO 1158
CO2 (TGA)EN 196-2B
NF P18-805
Compressive strengthEN 196-1B
Content of cement constituentsCEN/TR 196-4 §6.2
Water-soluble chromium (VI)EN 196-10B
Particle densityEN 1097-7BL
EN 196-6 §4BL
Fineness by sieving (90 µm)EN 196-6 §3BL
EN 196-6 §3BL
Fineness by air permeabiltyEN 196-6 §4BL
Determination of flexural strength (28 days)EN 196-1B
Free CaOEN 451-1B
Water retentionEN 413-2 §6B
Water solubilityMETHOD Geos
Heat of hydrationEN 196-8B
EN 196-9B
Chemical composition (ICP-AES)EN 196-2B
Impure SiO2EN 196-2 §4.5.5
Insoluble residueEN 196-2 §4.4.3B
Loss on ignition (TGA)EN 196-2B
NF P18-805
Reactive Al2O3EN 197-1
Reactive CaOEN 197-1B
Reactive SiO2EN 197-1B
SulfideEN 196-2 §4.4.5B
Determination of shrinkage and swellingNF P 15-433B
SulfatesEN 196-2 §4.4.2B
Soluble phosphate contentEN 450-1 Annex CB
Total organic carbonISO 10694 – ISO 12902
Total carbonISO 10694 – ISO 12902B
Initial setting time (Vicat)EN 196-3 §6.2B
Final setting time (Vicat)EN 196-3 §6.3B
Chemical composition (XRF)EN 196-2 §5B

Vliegas

DescriptionNormBELACLaboroute
Compressive strength (2 days)EN 196-1B
False set (Tusschenbroeck test)NF P18-363
Fineness by wet sievingEN 451-2B
Water requirement of fly ashEN 450-1 Annex B
Chemical composition (ICP-AES)EN 196-2B
Influence on the initial setting timeEN 196-3 §6B
Chemical composition (XRF)EN 196-2 §5B

Gypsum

DescriptionNormBELACLaboroute
Anhydrite content (calculation)METHOD Geos
Chloride (potentiometric)VGB M 701 § 8.8
VGB M 701 § 8.8
HCl insolublesVGB M 701 § 8.11
Chemical composition (ICP-AES)VGB M 701 § 8.7
Chemical composition (water soluble)(ICP-AES)VGB M 701 § 8.7
pHVGB M 701 § 4
Sulfates (IC)VGB M 701 § 2.3
CaSO3 . ½ H2OVGB M 701 § 8.9
Total organic carbon (based on ISO 10694/12902)VGB M 701 § 8.10
Moisture, purity and CaCO3 content (TGA)VGB M 701 § 3

Lime

DescriptionNorm
Free limePTV 847 Annex A (2019)
Free water in buiding limeEN 459-2 §5.4
Reactivity of limeEN 459-2 §6.6
Stability of limeEN 459-2 §6.4.4
Initial setting time (Vicat)EN 459-2 §6.5.4
Final setting time (Vicat)EN 459-2 §6.5.4

Mortel

DescriptionNormBELACLaboroute
Abrasion resistanceEN 12808-2
Determination of strength (28 days)EN 1015-11B
Compressive and flexural strengthEN 12808-3
Determination of strengthEN 1015-11B
Consistence of fresh mortar (plunger)EN 1015-4
Freeze-thaw resistance of mortarEN 12808-3
Determination of frost resistance (mortar)PTV 844 – version 1.0 (2019)
Determination of shrinkageEN 12808-4
Determination of water absorptionEN 12808-5

Slag

DescriptionNormBELACLaboroute
Compressive strength (2 days)EN 196-1B
Determination of slag contentCEN/TR 196-4 §7.2.2B
Moisture contentEN 15167-1 Annex A
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