Soil Testing

Douglas Partners can provide a broad range of testing to determine soil characteristics and properties, from CBR testing to determine pavement thickness designs to soil classification testing for residential, commercial & industrial developments.

We also undertake specialised soil testing to determine permeability, dispersion, strength, consolidation and direct shear. We are totally committed to extending our range of services to meet our client’s requirements.

Services offered include:

  • Atterberg Limits
  • Linear Shrinkage
  • Moisture Content
  • Shrink Swell Index
  • Sieve Analysis
  • Hydrometer Test
  • Foreign Materials
  • Triaxial Permeability
  • Constant & Falling Head Permeability
  • Emerson Class Number
  • Pinhole Dispersion
  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR)
  • Insitu CBR
  • Unconfined Compressive Strength (UCS)
  • Unconsolidated Undrained (UU) Triaxial Compression
  • Consolidated Undrained (CU) Triaxial Compression
  • Consolidated drained (CD) Triaxial Compression
  • Direct Shear
  • Hand Vane Shear
  • One dimensional consolidation