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Soil Mechanics
2021/06/03

Need to estimate Undrained Shear Strength fast? Laboratory Vane Apparatus is your answer.

This article demonstrates how a Lab Vane Apparatus can be a fast and easy alternative method to the traditional method of triaxial testing for the determination of undrained shear strength of soil in out-of-laboratories situations.
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Case Study
2021/04/09

University of Jaffna broadens testing capability with Automax Multitest

The top-of-the-range piece of equipment ensures extremely high levels of reliability, which minimises maintenance and reduces ongoing operating costs.
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Advanced Pavements
2021/04/07

Binder extraction, a never-ending challenge

Binder extraction is probably the most common test in an asphalt laboratory. Whether you work for one of the top research laboratories in your country, or your laboratory is housed in a container in the middle of nowhere, your knowledge on the mix properties starts from the verification of the recipe: basically, binder content and aggregate gradation.
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Soil Mechanics
2021/03/15

10 Reasons why your lab should adopt automatic Triaxial testing

This article will look at the origins of triaxial testing systems and briefly outline the flaws associated with manual triaxial systems...leading to the 10 reasons why you should consider new the automatic way.
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New Website
2021/02/18

The future looks bright, welcome to our new website!

After many months of hard work, dedication, and lots and lots of testing we are delighted to officially launch our new corporate website!
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Advanced Pavements
2020/09/22

SuperPave™ Educational Series 03: Your Guide to SuperPave™ Type Performance-based Tests

The third article of our IPC Global's SuperPave™ Educational Series presents the many SuperPave™ tests available today to help testing engineers gain a better understanding on how to replicate pavement performance in the field.
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Advanced Pavements
2020/09/03

SuperPave™ Educational Series 02: Benefits of SuperPave™ Type Performance-based Asphalt Testing & Pavement Design

While our first Paper in our Education Series examined the role of SuperPave™-type testing, this second paper examines the wide range of significant benefits resulting from the implementation of SuperPave™-type performance-based testing and design.
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Advanced Pavements
2020/09/02

SuperPave™ Educational Series 01: Understanding SuperPave type performance-based testing & design fundamentals

IPC Global is launching a new Education Series about SuperPave™ or Performance-based testing, that was developed to understand and predict how mixes will perform within a pavement structure under an infinite combination of environmental and traffic conditions. Discover the introduction to this first instalment below and take time to register to download the complete white paper.
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Advanced Pavements
2020/05/20

Gyratory compactor, a Swiss Army knife in an asphalt pavement laboratory

Since the completion of the SuperPave™ program, the popularity of gyratory compactors has never ceased to grow. Why? Because it’s a smart tool, and with lots of features.
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