Geotechnical and Materials Laboratory
Beyond’s geotechnical and materials testing laboratories in Round Rock, Midland and Lubbock, Texas are professionally equipped for testing soil, rock, concrete, along with various aggregate materials, in accordance with AASHTO, ASTM, TxDOT and other applicable specifications and standards. Beyond utilizes a state-of-the-art, automated testing equipment that can reduce testing turn-around time significantly while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Beyond’s highly experienced laboratory technicians are fully trained and carry ACI/TxDOT certifications.
Beyond’s in-house quality assurance program meets or exceeds AASHTO R-18, ASTM C1077 (Concrete and Aggregate), and ASTM D3740 (Soil and Rock), and ensures a high level of accuracy and reproducibility in our testing services. Our strong customer service orientation drives us to provide accurate and timely testing results that address our clients’ specific schedule and project needs.
Geotechnical Testing Request & Chain of Custody
Soil and Rock Testing
AASHTO: R 58, R 74, T 87, T 88, T 89, T 90, T 99, T 100, T 134 (Moisture-Density of Soil-Cement), T 180, T 193, T 208, T 215 (Permeability of Granular Soils), T 216 (1-D Consolidation), T 224, T 236 (Direct Shear of Soils), T 265, T 267, T 288, T 289, T 290, T 291, T 296, T 297, T 307 (Resilient Modulus for 2.8-in or 4-in specimens), T 310 (Nuclear Gauge);
ASTM: C1580, D421, D422, D512, D516, D558 (Moisture-Density of Soil-Cement), D559 (Wetting and Drying Compacted Soil-Cement), D698, D854, D1140, D1557, D1632, D1633 (Compressive Strength of Soil-Cement), D1883, D2166, D2216, D2434, D2435, D2487, D2488, D2850 (UU Triaxial Compression), D2937, D2974, D3080 (Direct Shear of Soils), D4186 (1-D Consol. w/ CRS loading), D4221 (Double Hydrometer), D4318, D4327, D4373 (Rapid Carbonate Content), D4543 (Dimensional Tolerance), D4546 (1-D Swell or Collapse of Soils), D4643, D4644 (Slake Durability), D4647 (Pinhole Dispersion), D4718, D4767 (CU R-bar Triaxial Compression, up to 6-inch larger specimens), D4829 (Expansion Index of Soils), D4972, D5084 (Hydraulic Conductivity: Flexible Wall Permeameter), D5334 (Thermal Resistivity Test, Lab & Field), D6276 (Soil-Lime Proportion by pH), D6572 (Crumb Test), D6913, D6938 (Nuclear Density and Moisture Gauge for Soil), D7012 (Compressive Strength of Rock Core Specimens, Method C), D7181 (CD Triaxial Compression), D7263, D7625 (CERCHAR Abrasivity Index), D7928 (Hydrometer Analysis), G51, G57 (Soil Resistivity Using the Wenner Four-Electrode Method), G187 (Soil Resistivity Using the Two-Electrode Soil Box);
TxDOX: Tex-100-E, Tex-101-E, Tex-103-E, Tex-104-E, Tex-105-E, Tex-106-E, Tex-107-E, Tex-108-E, Tex-110-E, Tex-111-E, Tex-112-E, Tex-113-E (w/ SCA approved by TxDOT), Tex-114-E, Tex-115-E (Nuclear Gauge), Tex-116-E (Wet Ball Mill), Tex-117-E (TxDOT Triaxial Compress Base Materials), Tex-118-E (Triaxial Compress Undisturbed Soils), Tex-120-E (Soil-Cement), Tex-121-E (Soil-Lime), Tex-127-E (Lime Fly-Ash Compressive Strength), Tex-128-E, Tex-129-E, Tex-131-E, Tex-135-E, Tex-141-E, Tex-142-E, Tex-145-E (Sulfate Content in Soils), Tex-200-F, Tex-201-F, Tex-202-F, Tex-401-A, Tex-406-A, Tex-410-A (LA Abrasion), Tex-411-A (Sodium or Magnesium Sulfate Soundness), Tex-620-J (Chloride & Sulfate contents in Soils);
AASHTO: R 76, T 2, T 11, T 19, T27, T 84, T 85, T 96 (LA Abrasion), T 104 (Sulfate Soundness), T 210 (Durability Index), T 255;
ASTM: C29, C88 (Sodium or Magnesium Sulfate Soundness), C117, C127, C128, C131 (LA Abrasion), C136, C142 (Clay Lumps and Friable Particles), C535, C566, C702, D75;
ASTM: C31, C39, C138, C143, C172, C231, C511, C617, C1064, C1231