KERALA HIGHWAY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

 RATES FOR VARIOUS TESTS

G.O(P) No.409/2014/FIN    Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 23.09.2014

Sl.No. Name of Test Rates of PWD Test *
Rates for non PWD Test *
A LABORATORY TEST    

 I

TESTS ON SOIL    
1 Specific Gravity 21 227
2 Moisture Content 17 156
3 Bulk Density and Void Ratio 26 167
4 Atterberg's Limit 65 482
5 Grain Size Analysis 222 1310
6 Proctor Compaction 71 524
7 CBR 66 921
8 Organic Content 45 387
9 PH Value 80 348
10 Calcium Carbonate in Clayey Soil 87 660
  II TESTS ON CEMENT    
1 Fitness of Cement 119 831
2 Consistency 51 560
3 Time of setting 41 800
4 Specific Gravity 39 446
5 Soundness 68 821
6 Compression Strength of Cement Mortar Cubes 378 1500
 III TEST ON AGGREGATE    
1 Sieve Analysis 119 1178
2 Unit Weight,Bulk Density and Voids Ratio 59 626
3 Water absorption and specific gravity 158 1302
4 Abrasion Test LOS Angeles 315 2367
5 Aggregate impact Value 135 909
6 Soundness Test - Coarse 348 1467
7 Soundness Test - Fine 327 2179
8 Flakiness and elongation index test 54 810
9 Stripping Value - bitumen adhesion 263 1146
 IV TEST ON CONCRETE    
1 Compressive Test on 10 cm cube 108 317
2 Compressive test on 15cm cube 108 317
3 Compressive test on 15cm x 30 cm height cylinder 108 317
4 Mixing of cement concrete with given material for compressive test of 10cm cube 404 1580
5 Mixing of cement concrete with given material for compressive test of 15cm cube 462 1641
 V TEST ON BRICKS AND TILES    
1 Water absorption  174 768
2 Breaking load test on tiles 83 653
3 Abration test on tiles 498 1343
4 Permeability test on tiles 326 1328
5 Tolerance and warpage test on bricks and tiles 45 572
6 Compressive strength of bricks (Wet/Dry) 159 1227
7 Efflorescence 72 605
 VI TEST ON BITUMEN    
1 Penetration 296 1188
2 Ductility 353 1259
3 Specific Gravity 233 1109
 VII  BITUMEN MIX TESTS    
1 Marshall Stability 617 1328
2 Bitumen Extraction 1047 2619
 IX MIX DESIGN    
     1 Mix design of road work (BM&AC) including report charge 4403 17949
2 Concrete Mix design including report charge 6375 17441
 X MISCELLANEOUS    
1 Cement content in cement mortar 324 2155
2 Cement content in cement concrete 324 2155
3 Calcium Carbonate in clayey soil 87 660
 XI   A TEST RATE OF STEEL    
1 Ultimate strength and Yield strength (3 Nos) 720 1375
2 Tensile Strength Test - Yield strength, Ultimate Strength and Elongation (3 Nos) 720 1935
3 Bend test 720 1255
4 Unit weight 173 398
 B FIELD TESTS    
1 Field Dry Density Rates will be quoted based on field Inspection
*Note on Laboratory testing charges:
   * The applicable service taxes will be added to the above given rates, while calculating the final rates