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Concrete and prefabricated

R & D laboratory for the development of concrete tests and their prefabricated ones:
Make all kinds of tests of any material used in construction, building, etc. It allows initially to carry out a large number of tests for the investigation of concrete and prefabricated concrete.

The tests that can be performed are the following:

For concrete:

Sampling of fresh concrete, measurement of the seat of the cone, manufacture of 4 cylindrical test tubes of 15x30cm., Curing, facing and compression fracture, UNE EN 12350-1, UNE EN 12350-2, UNE EN 12390-3
Indirect tensile strength (Brazilian) UNE EN 12390-6
Measurement of the consistency of fresh concrete, Abrams cone method, according to UNE EN 1250-2
Determination of the rebound index: UNE EN 12504-2
Extraction and preservation of test specimens: UNE EN 12504-1
Determination of the speed of propagation of the ultrasonic impulses: UNE EN 12504-4
Determination of the penetration depth of water under pressure: UNE EN 12390-8
Determination of the air content of fresh concrete. Pressure methods UNE EN 12350-7
Extraction of witnesses by rotary probe, cutting, facing and compression test of a test specimen according to UNE EN 12504-1 and UNE EN 12390-3
Theoretical study and experimental verification of a concrete dosage, preparation of test pieces, curing, facing and compression testing of a series of three test pieces according to UNE EN 12390-1, UNE EN 12390-2 and UNE EN 12390-3
Identification of reinforcements and evaluation of coating thicknesses by electromagnetic procedures according to BS 1881: part 204
Determination of the resistance to carbonation according to UNE EN 13295
Determination of the penetration of chloride ions in concrete according to AASHTO T259



For concrete pavers:


Resistance to breakage according to UNE EN 1338
Determination of the geometric characteristics of a sample of 8 pieces of concrete paving stone according to UNE EN 1338
Determination of total water absorption according to UNE EN 1338
Measurement of abrasion wear resistance in concrete pavers according to UNE EN 1338
Determination of slip resistance / Unpolished Slip (USRV) according to UNE EN 1338
Determination of thermal conductivity according to UNE EN 1745

For concrete curbs:

Determination of the shape, measurements and designation of a sample of prefabricated concrete curb according to the UNE EN 1340 standard
Determination of the resistance to bending of concrete curbs according to UNE EN 1340
Determination of total water absorption according to UNE EN 1340
Measurement of abrasion wear resistance on concrete curbs according to UNE EN 1340
Determination of slip resistance / Unpolished Slip (USRV) according to UNE EN 1340
Determination of thermal conductivity according to UNE EN 1745

For concrete blocks:

Determination of the dimensions for pieces for masonry factory according to UNE EN 772-16
Determination of the percentage of hole surface in concrete pieces for masonry factory according to UNE EN 772-2
Determination of dry absolute density and dry bulk density according to UNE EN 772-13
Determination of water absorption by capillarity in concrete blocks according to UNE EN 772-11

For terrazzo:

Measurement determination and dimensional tolerances and shape checking according to UNE EN 67030
Determination of water absorption according to UNE EN 67027
Flexural strength according to UNE EN 67042
Determination of thermal conductivity according to UNE EN 1745