Geotechnical Testing

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Geotechnical Investigation

Geotechnical investigation are performed to guide the consultants and the designers designing earthworks and foundations for proposed buildings, roads and bridge by providing general information regarding the subsurface conditions. Tests are performed on collected Soil, Rocks and Ground water. The testing are carried out as per the International Standards and specifications as defined in BS, ASTM, BS EN, AASHTO, ISO etc.

We offer ground investigation and geotechnical services to developers, builders, structural and consulting engineers, architects, insurance companies, local authorities, piling and foundation engineers, private individuals and other geotechnical consultants.

Key Analysis and Tests for Geotechnical Investigations

  • Water soluble Sulphate Content in Soil,Aggregate
  • Water soluble Chloride content in Soil, Aggregate
  • Acid soluble Sulphate Content in Soil,Aggregate, Concrete
  • Acid soluble Chloride content in Soil, Aggregate, Concrete
  • Sulphate Content in water
  • Chloride Content in water
  • pH value for Soil and water
  • Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
  • Total Suspendeded Solids (TSS)
  • Carbonate content in soil and water
  • Chemical Analysis of metals (Fe, Cu, Al etc )
  • Organic matter content in Aggregate
  • Mass Loss on Ignition
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About Us

We are a full service analytical testing laboratory located in Nairobi that serves Water, Food and Beverages, Feed, Environmental, Agriculture andGeotechnical sectors

Contact Us

  • 0775 - 502 222, 0774 - 088 111
  • lab@spectralab.co.ke
  • ABC Bank Building, 1st Flr