Laboratory Services

Blackburn Consulting performs a wide range of tests for soils, concrete, masonry and hot mix asphalt. Uniquely, our registered professionals review laboratory results for quality before we issue them. We are accredited by the American Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL), Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL), Caltrans, and the United States Army Corp of Engineers. We also participate in the AMRL, CCRL, and Caltrans proficiency sample programs.
 
See some of our in-house tests below:
 

Concrete and Masonry

    • Grout/Mortar
    • Compression Testing


Aggregates

    • Durability
    • Sieve Analysis
    • Specific Gravity
    • Sand Equivalent
    • Cleanness Value


Soils

    • Sieve Analysis
    • Atterberg Limits
    • Standard and Modified Proctor
    • Consolidation
    • Expansion Index
    • Unconfined Compression
    • Direct Shear
    • Triaxial Compresssion
    • Permeability
    • R-Value
    • CBR


Asphalt

    • Density
    • Extraction and Gradation
    • Binder and Void Content
    • Stability
    • Specific Gravity
 
Blackburn Consulting's laboratory personnel are experienced and maintain various Caltrans and ACI certifications. All testing is performed in accordance with ASTM, USACE, or Caltrans standards.