TECHNOLOGICAL TESTS FOR NATURAL STONE

(*This Analysis/Test is accredited by Turkish Accreditation Agency (TÜRKAK) in accordance with TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 Standard.

Analysis/Test Code

Analysis/Test Name

Method/Explanation

Service Period (Workday)

Sample Amount

Service Fee

(VAT Included)

35-30-TS-68

Preliminary Technological Examination

a) Plate Taking

b) Polishing Ability

c) Edge Corner Cutting tests are performed.

4 days

 At least 1 sample at the size of 100x100x100

or 1 plate sample at minimum 50 mm thickness

300,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-69

Sample Preparation (Natural Stone)

Covers the process of cutting the samples at the sizes stated in the standards.

2 days

-

35,00 TL for the preparation of first 10 samples 12,00 TL for each 5 samples afterwards

35-30-TS-70

Determination of Mohs Hardness

Performed according to TS 6809 Standard.

2 days

 At least 2 samples at the size of 100x100x100

35,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-71

*Water Absorption Test in Boiling Water

Performed according to TS 699 Standard.

5 days

 It should be in cylindrical shape having

50±5 x 50±5 x 50±5 mm

cube or diameter x

50±5 x 50±5 mm length.

Should be at least 12

85,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-72

Impact Strength Test

Performed according to TS 699 Standard.

3 days

At least 12 samples at the size of

40±1 x 40±1 x 40±1 mm

120,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-73

*Abrasion Strength Determination

(Böhme Abrasion Test)

Performed according to Method B of TS EN 14157 Standard.

5 days

At least 12 cubic samples at the size of

71±1.5 x 71±1.5 x71±1.5 mm

400,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-75

Determination of Uniaxial Compressive Strength (After Frost/According to Turkish Standard)

Performed according to Article 6.15 of TS 699 Standard.

Additionally;

Analysis/test with TS-78 code is performed.

20 days

It should be in cylindrical shape having

50±5 x 50±5 x 50±5 mm

cube or diameter x

50±5 x 50±5 mm length.

Should be at least 40

415,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-78

*Determination of Uniaxial Compressive Strength

Performed according to TS EN 1926 Standard.

5 days

It should be in cylindrical shape having

50±5 x 50±5 x 50±5 mm

cube or diameter x

50±5 x 50±5 mm length.

Should be at least 20

120,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-82

*Determination of Water Absorption at Atmospheric Pressure

Performed according to TS EN 13755 Standard.

7 days

It should be in cylindrical shape having

50±5 x 50±5 x 50±5 mm

cube or diameter x

50±5 x 50±5 mm length.

Should be at least 12

85,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-83

*Determination of Water Absorption Coefficient by Capillarity

Performed according to TS EN 1925 Standard.

Additionally;

Open porosity test with TS-109 code is performed.

10 days

It should be in cylindrical shape having

50±5 x 50±5 x 50±5 mm

cube or diameter x

50±5 x 50±5 mm length.

Should be at least 12

160,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-86

*Determination of flexural strength under concentrated load

Performed according to TS EN 12372 Standard.

5 days

At least 20 samples at minimum size of

50 x 50 x 300 mm

(the sample will not be accepted unless it meets the size requirement)

130,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-87

*Determination of flexural strength under constant moment

Performed according to TS EN 13161 Standard.

5 days

At least 20 samples at minimum size of

50 x 50 x 300 mm

(the sample will not be accepted unless it meets the size requirement)

130,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-88

*Determination of Geometric Properties of Natural Stone Units

Performed according to Article 4.2 of TS EN 13373 Standard.

Performed on natural stone products.

5 days

20 samples

95,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-89

*Abrasion Strength Determination Test

(Abrasion Test with Large Disc)

Performed according to Method A of TS EN 14157 Standard.

The sample surface should be smooth and the surface to be abraded should be marked before sending.

5 days

At least 12 samples at the size of

200 x 100 x 30 mm

180,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-90

*Determination of resistance to ageing by thermal shock

Performed according to TS EN 14066 Standard.

Additionally;

a) Analysis/test with TS-86 code,

b) Open Porosity Determination (as stated in the analysis with the code of TS-109) are performed.

60 days

At least 40 samples at minimum size of

50 x 50 x 300 mm

(The sample will not be accepted unless it meets the size requirement)

385,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-91

*Determination of the slip resistance by means of the pendulum tester (in dry conditions)

Performed according to TS EN 14231 Standard.

Product sample should be sent and the surface to be tested should be marked.

Additionally, surface of the sample should be honed or polished.

5 days

At least 12 samples at the size of

200 x 100 x 20 mm

210,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-92

*Determination of  the slip resistance by means of the pendulum tester (in wet conditions)

Performed according to TS EN 14231 Standard.

Product sample should be sent and the surface to be tested should be marked.

Additionally, surface of the sample should be honed or polished.

5 days

At least 12 samples at the size of

200 x 100 x 20 mm 

210,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-93

*Determination of Breaking Load at Dowel Hole (Identification Test)

Performed according to TS EN 13364 Standard.

5 days

At least 12 samples at the size of

200±1 x 200±1 x 30±3 mm

180,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-94

Technological Test Package for Natural Stone

a) Sample Preparation,

b) All analyses/tests in between analysis/test with TS-68 code and analysis/test with TS-73 code including these analyses/tests,

c) Analysis/Test with TS-78 code,

d) Analysis/Test with TS-82 code,

e) Analysis/test with TS-109 code,

f) Analysis/test with AJ-31 code,

g) Analysis/test with MP-07 code are performed.

15 days

At least 2 samples at the size of

300 x 300 x 400 mm

1.770,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-95

*Accredited Analysis/Test Package for Natural Stone

a) Analyses/tests with the codes TS-72 and TS-73,

b) Analysis/test with TS-78 code,

c) Analyses/tests with the codes of TS-82 and TS-83,

d) All analyses/tests in between analysis/test with TS-86 code and analysis/test with TS-93 code including these analyses/tests ,

e) Analysis/test with TS-109 code,

f) Analysis/test with AJ-30 code,

g) Analysis/test with MP-07 code are performed.

40 days

-

2.235,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-96

*Determination of Resistance to Salt Crystallisation

Performed according to TS EN 12370 Standard.

Additionally;

Only open porosity test with TS-109 code is performed.

30 days

At least 12 samples at the size of

40±1 x 40±1 x 40±1 mm

470,00 TL /Sample

35-30-TS-109

Determination of *Real Density (Method A-Pycnometer)   and  *Apparent Density  and  of *Total  and   *Open Porosity

TS EN 1936

7 days

It should be in cylindrical shape having

50±5 x 50±5 x 50±5 mm

cube or diameter x

50±5 x 50±5 mm length.

 Should be at least 15.

 

All for 240,00 TL or 85,00 TL for one parameter

(For one sample)

35-30-TS-113

*Determination of Frost Resistance

Determination of uniaxial compressive strength (before and after frost)

14 cycles

Performed according to Article 7.3.1.1. and 7.3.1.2 of TS EN 12371 Standard.

Cycle number should be indicated in the Analysis/Test Application Form.

Service fee covers only one sample.

19 days

It should be in cylindrical shape having

50±5 x 50±5 x 50±5 mm

cube or diameter x

50±5 x 50±5 mm length.

 Should be at least 42.

325,00 TL

56 cycles

40 days

470,00 TL

84 cycles

54 days

650,00 TL

140 cycles

82 days

795,00 TL

168 cycles

96 days

940,00 TL

35-30-TS-114

*Determination of Frost Resistance

Determination of flexural strength under concentrated load (before and after frost)

14 cycles

Performed according to Article 7.3.1.1. and 7.3.1.2 of TS EN 12371 Standard.

Cycle number should be indicated in the Analysis/Test Application Form.

Service fee covers only one sample.

19 days

At least 42 samples at minimum size of

50 x 50 x 300 mm

(The sample will not be accepted unless it meets the size requirement)

325,00 TL

56 cycles

40 days

470,00 TL

84 cycles

54 days

650,00 TL

140 cycles

82 days

795,00 TL

168 cycles

96 days

940,00 TL

35-30-TS-115

*Determination of Frost Resistance

Determination of flexural strength under concentrated load (before and after frost)

14 cycles

Performed according to Article 7.3.1.1. and 7.3.1.2 of TS EN 12371 Standard.

Cycle number should be indicated in the Analysis/Test Application Form.

Service fee covers only one sample.

19 days

At least 42 samples at minimum size of

50 x 50 x 300 mm

(The sample will not be accepted unless it meets the size requirement)

325,00 TL

56 cycles

40 days

470,00 TL

84 cycles

54 days

650,00 TL

140 cycles

82 days

795,00 TL

168 cycles

96 days

940,00 TL

35-30-TS-116

*Determination of Frost Resistance

Determination of Breaking Load at Dowel Hole (Before and After Frost)

14 cycles

Performed according to Article 7.3.1.1. and 7.3.1.2 of TS EN 12371 Standard.

Cycle number should be indicated in the Analysis/Test Application Form.

Service fee covers only one sample.

19 days

At least 24 samples at the size of

200±1 x 200±1 x 30±3 mm

325,00 TL

56 cycles

40 days

470,00 TL

84 cycles

54 days

650,00 TL

140 cycles

82 days

705,00 TL

168 cycles

96 days

795,00 TL

35-30-TS-124

*Determination of Real Density with Gas Pycnometer (Specific Gravity of Soil Solids by Gas Pycnometer)

Performed according to ASTM D 5550 Standard.

(Gas Pycnometer Method)

a) Volume

b) Mass

c) Density Determination

5 days

1 kg

150,00 TL /Sample