Fields of Accreditation

Masonry Units – Methods of test for masonry units

  • CYS EN 772-1 / Part 1: Determination of compressive strength
  • CYS EN 772-11 / Part 11: Determination of water absorption of aggregate concrete units
  • CYS EN 772-13 / Part 13: Determination of net and gross dry density of masonry units
  • CYS EN 772-16 / Part 16: Determination of dimensions
  • CYS EN 772-20 / Part 20: Determination of flatness of faces of masonry units

Aggregates – Tests for geometrical, mechanical, physical and weathering properties of aggregates

  • CYS EN 933-1 / Part 1: Determination of particle size distribution. Sieving method
  • CYS EN 933-3 / Part 3: Determination of particle shape. Flakiness Index
  • CYS EN 933-9 / Part 9: Assessment of fines. Methylene Blue Test
  • CYS EN 1097-2 / Part 2: Methods for the determination of resistance to fragmentation. Paragraph 5. Los Angeles test method
  • CYS EN 1097-6 / Part 6: Determination of particle density and water absorption
  • CYS EN 1367-2 / Part 2: Magnesium sulphate test

Concrete and Concrete Products

  • CYS EN 12390-2 / Testing hardened concrete
    Part 2: Making and curing specimens for strength tests.
  • CYS EN 12390-3 / Testing hardened concrete
    Part 3: Compressive strength of test specimens
  • CYS EN 12350-2 / Testing fresh concrete
    Part 2: Slump test
  • CYS EN 12504-1 / Testing concrete in structures
    Part 1: Cored specimens – Taking, examining and testing in compression.
  • CYS EN 1338 / Concrete Paving Blocks – Requirements and test Methods
    C – Measurement of the dimensions of a single block
    E – Determination of total water absorption
    F – Measurement of tensile splitting strength
    G – Measurement of abrasion resistance
  • CYS EN 1339 / Concrete Paving Flags1 – Requirements and test Methods
    C – Measurement of the dimensions of a single flag
    E – Determination of total water absorption
    F – Measurement of bending strength and breaking load
    G – Measurement of abrasion resistance
  • CYS EN 1340 Concrete Kerb units – Requirement and test Methods
    C – Measurement of the dimensions of a single unit
    E – Determination of total water absorption
    F – Measurement of bending strength
    G – Measurement of abrasion resistance

Rendering, Plastering & Masonry Mortar

  • CYS EN 1015-3 / Methods of test for mortar for masonry
    Part 3: Determination of consistency of fresh mortar (by flow table)
  • CYS EN 1015-10 / Methods of test for mortar for masonry
    Part 10: Determination of dry bulk density of hardened mortar
  • CYS EN 1015-11 / Methods of test for mortar for masonry
    Part 11: Determination of flexural and compressive strength of hardened mortar
  • CYS EN 1015-12 / Methods of test for mortar for masonry
    Part 12: Determination of adhesive strength of hardened rendering and plastering mortars on substrates
  • CYS EN 1015-18 / Methods of test for mortar for masonry
    Part 18: Determination of water absorption coefficient due to capillary action of hardened mortar