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Soil Mechanics
2021/08/03

Triaxial Testing: A Beginner’s Guide for Geotechnical Testing Engineers

In this article, we will explore all aspects of Triaxial Testing including definition of what is triaxial testing, outline why you should perform these tests, explain different types of consolidation tests and methods, go through the typical test procedures, explore details of the main components required, go through the typical available configurations
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Other Categories
2021/07/28

Is automation in materials testing worth the investment?

This article investigates the role of automation in materials testing. We evaluate how construction materials testing labs can benefit from using automated systems and the positive impact they can have in your laboratory, regardless of the type of material being tested.
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Soil Mechanics
2021/06/14

Your Quick Guide to Consolidation Testing

In this article, we will provide an overview of Soil Consolidation Testing. We will define what is consolidation testing, outline why you should perform this test and how.
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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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