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INDUSTRIAL TESTS AND ANALYSES  (For details please contact: mcgoncu@metu.edu.tr ; 312-2102681)

TEST NO

ENGINEERING GEOLOGICAL TESTS

E1

Water content

E2

Unit Weight and Effective porosity

E3

Specific gravity

E4

Ratio of Fullness

E5

Water absorption by weight under atmospheric pressure

E6

Water absorption by volume under atmospheric pressure

E7

Water absorption by weight under pressure 

E8

Water absorption by volume under pressure

E9

Water absorption by weight under boiling water condition

E10

Water absorption by volume under boiling water condition

E11

Saturation coefficient

E12

Slake-durability test

E13

Uniaxial compressive strength

E14

Point Load Strength Index

E15

Indirect Brazilian tensile strength

E16

Schmidt hammer rebound test

E17

Freeze-Thaw Test

E18

Salt Crystallization Test (Na2.SO4 or Mg.SO4)   

E19

Wet-Dry Test

E20

Cation Exchange Capacity by Methylene Blue Absortion test 

E21

Staining test    

TEST NO

HYDROCHEMICAL ANALYSES

H1

Alkalinity (HCO3, CO3)

H2

Aluminum

H3

Acidity

H4

Barium

H5

Boron

H6

Bromine

H7

Cadmium

H8

Calcium

H9

Chlorite

H10

Chlorine (free)

H11

Chlorine (total)

H12

Chromium (total)

H13

Chromium (hexavalency)

H14

CO2

H15

Color

H16

Cupper

H17

Density

H18

Dissolved Oxygen

H10

Electrical Conductivity

H20

Fluoride

H21

Hardness

H22

Iodine

H23

Iron (total)

H24

Lead

H25

Magnesium (titration)

H26

Manganese

H27

Nickel

H28

Nitrogen-Nitrite

H29

Nitrogen-Nitrate

H30

Nitrogen-Ammonia

H31

Nitrogen-Ammonium

H32

pH

H33

Phosphor (ortho)

H34

Phosphor (total)

H35

Potassium

H36

Silica

H37

Sodium chromate

H38

Sulfate

H39

Sulfide

H40

TDS

H41

Turbidity

H42

Zinc

TEST NO

MINERALOGICAL-PETROGRAPHICAL ANALYSES

MP1

Mineralogical analyses for single minerals (optical microscopy + XRD) 

 

Petrographic analyses for rock/mineral samples

MP2

Thin section preparation 

MP3

Petrographic analyses

MP4

Modal analyses (point counting)

MP5

Hardness test (Mohs Method) 

MP6

Petrographic test for alkali-silica reaction 

 

Ore Microscopic analyses

MP7

Polished section preparation

MP8

Ore Microscopic analyses

MP9

Brightness test (up to 3 minerals)

MP10

Hardness test (Mohs Method)

 

XRD Analyses

MP11

Qualitative rock and mineral analyses

 

Clay mineral analyses

MP12

Qualitative clay mineral analyses in rock samples

MP13

Quantitative clay mineral analyses in rock samples

 

Chemical treatment for quantitative clay mineral analysis

MP14

Carbonate treatment

MP15

Iron oxide treatment

MP16

Organic material treatment

MP17

Qualitative analyses of clay fraction

MP18

Quantitative mineral analyses (clay+non-clay) in rock samples

MP19

Micromorphologic-microchemical analyses (SEM-EDX)

MP20

Thermal analyses

MP21

Cation exchange capacity (methilen-blue) for clays

 

Marble-Building stone tests

MP22

Block polishing test 

MP23

Corner and edge test 

MP24

Plate yield test

MP25

Aggregate test for concrete

MP26

Balast test (railroad & asphalt road)

MP27

Cement Raw Material tests  

TEST NO

PALEONTOLOGICAL ANALYSES

P1

Paleontologic determination

P2

Paleontologic facies determination  

TEST NO

SEDIMANTOLOGICAL ANALYSES

S1

Sieve test

S2

Grain size distribution (on thin-section)   

S3

Heavy mineral analyses

S4

Determination of sedimentary facies