Centre for Cement Research & Independent Testing

National Council for Cement and Building Materials

(An R&D Institution under the Administrative Control of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India)

34  KM  Stone Delhi - Mathura Road (NH-2), Ballabgarh - 121004 (Haryana) INDIA

Tel: 0129-4192222, 2242051, 2212525  M:9958998060      Fax: 0129-2242100, 2246175

E-mail: nccbm@ncbindia.com ; crtb@ncbindia.com ; mmancb@gmail.com

 Website: www.ncbindia.com

(ISO 9001: 2008 Certified)    

(NABL Accredited)

Independent Testing Laboratories

Schedule of Testing Charges

(w.e.f. 1st November  2010)

 

 

 

Sl No

 

Type of Test

 

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OPC/PPC/PSC/White Cement, Pozzolana, etc.

IS 269/8112/12269/1489/455/8042/8122/3812/1527

 

 

1

Fineness (Balaine)

800.00

2

Setting Time

700.00

3

Le-Chatelier Expansion

800.00

4

Autoclave Expansion

1,500.00

5

Compressive Strength (per age)

800.00

6

Drying Shrinkage

1,200.00

7

Consistency

400.00

8

Heat of Hydration (per age)

2,500.00

9

Degree of Whiteness

1,000.00

10

Chemical Analysis of OPC/Clinker, PSC: Major Constituents & chloride

5,500.00

11

Chemical PPC Analysis : Major Constituents & chloride 6000

5,500.00

12

Chemical Analysis of Pozzolan, Slag, refractories & other raw materials : Major Constituents  6000

5,500.00

13

Lime Reactivity

1,500.00

14

Cement Reactivity Compressive Strength (28 days)

1,600.00

15

Alkalies

800.00

16

Titanium

800.00

17

Phosphates

800.00

18

Manganese

800.00

19

Chlorides

1,000.00

20

Fluoride

1,200.00

21

Chromium

1,000.00

22

Heavy Elements by ICP-AES

5,000.00

23

Physical Tests      a) OPC/PSC

                             b) PPC

6,000.00

7,000.00

24

Chemical and Physical Tests OPC/PSC

11,000.00

25

Chemical and Physical Tests PPC

12,000.00

26

All test of Low Heat Cement

16,000.00

27

All test of White Cement

12,000.00

28

All test of Burnt Clay Pozzolana (IS:1344)(SS+DS+LR+CR)

5,000.00

29

Chemical and Physical Tests of Flyash (IS:3812) Excluding optional test

10,500.00

30 a

Retention on 45u sieve

1,200.00

30 b

Reactive  Silica

1,600.00

30 c

Reactive CaO 

1,800.00

31

Chemical and Physical Tests of Silica Fume

12,000.00

32

Pozzolanic Reactivity

4,500.00

AGGREGATES : IS 383/2386

 

33

Sieve Analysis

1,000.00

34

Specific Gravity

500.00

35

Water Absorption

500.00

36

Bulk Density

500.00

37

Bulking of Sand

500.00

38

Aggregate Impact Value

1,250.00

39

Aggregate Crushing Value

1,250.00

40

Aggregate Abrasion Value (Los Angeles)

1,900.00

41

Silt Content

700.00

42

Deleterious Materials

900.00

43

Organic Impurities

400.00

44

Flakiness/Elongation Index

350.00

45

Soundness

2,500.00

46

Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity (Chemical Method)as per IS:2386

1,800.00

47

Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity (Mortar Bar Method) At one temperature regime

as per IS:2386

10,000.00

48

Mortar making properties of fine Aggregate

1,900.00

49

Testing of Coarse Aggregate as per IS:383 and IS:2386 including test at Sl. No.47 for one temperature regime

 

22,500.00

50

Testing of Fine Aggregate as per IS:383 and IS:2386 including test at Sl. No.47 for one temperature regime

 

20,000.00

COAL : IS 1350

 

51

Moisture (As received basis)

500.00

52

Ash

500.00

53

Volatile Matter

500.00

54

Proximate Analysis

1,500.00

55

Ash and Moisture at equilibrated basis

1,000.00

56

Preparation of ash for Chemical Analysis

1,000.00

57

Carbon & Hydrogen

1,200.00

58

Nitrogen

1,000.00

59

Sulphur

1,000.00

60

Ultimate Analysis (Ash+mc-C+H+N+S)

3,500.00

61

Calorific Value

1,500.00

62

Hardgrove Grindability Test.

2,000.00

MISCELLANEOUS TESTS

 

63

Fineness, Retention % (Sieving, Dry/Wet) per sieve

400.00

64

Consistency

400.00

65

Specific Gravity

500.00

66

Determination of Silica

900.00

67

Determination of Alumina

1,300.00

68

Determination of Iron Oxide

1,000.00

69

Determination of  Calcium Oxide (CaO)

1,200.00

70

Determination of Magnesium Oxide (MgO)

1,300.00

71

Determination of Sulphate (SO3)

1,000.00

72          

Determination of Insoluble Residue

1,000.00

73

Determination of Loss on Ignition

500.00

74

Determination of Free Lime

1,200.00

75

Free Silica Estimation

1,300.00

76

Total Carbonate or CO2

1,200.00

77

Particle Size Analysis by Laser Beam

6,500.00

78

Particle Size Distribution by Liquid Sedimantation

1,200.00

79

Transverse Strength at one age

1,900.00

80

Bond Work Index

12,000.00

81

Compressive strength of rock after cutting to size

1,200.00

82

Tensile strength & percentage Elongation

1,900.00

83

Liquid & Plastic Limit of Soil

1,300.00

84

Technical Comments on Chemical/Physical Test – per sample

12,500.00

REFRACTORIES : IS 1527/1528

 

85

Chemical (Major Oxides) 6000

5,500.00

86

Cold Crushing Strength

Standard Specimen

Specimen to be prepared

 

700.00

1,300.00

87

Apparent Porosity

Standard Specimen

Specimen to be prepared

 

700.00

1,300.00

88

Specific Gravity / Density

500.00

89

Bulk Density

500.00

90

Water Absorption

500.00

91

Resistance to Acid

1,000.00

92

Modulus of Rupture

1,200.00

93

Spalling Test

Air Quenching at 9500C (for 15 Cycles)

Water Quenching at 13000C (for 8 Cycles)

 

3,500.00

4,000.00

94

Deformation Temperature, by heating microscopes

8,000.00

95

Permanent Linear Change (PLC)                       

4,000.00

96

Thermal Conductivity at one temperature

1,2500.00

97

Refractoriness under Load (RUL la)

5,000.00

98

Pyrometric Cone Equivalent (PCE)

4,000.00

BUILDING BRICKS : IS 3495

 

99

Compressive Strength

500.00

100

Water Absorption

500.00

101

Efflorescence

500.00

102

Dimension

500.00

WATER : IS 456

 

103

Chemical Analysis

1,900.00

104

Comparative Compressive Strength IS: 456

2,500.00

WATER : IS 3025

 

105

Chemical Analysis

1,900.00

106a

Fluoride

1,000.00

106b

Iron

1,000.00

106c

Color

500.00

106d

Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)

1,000.00

106e

Sulphate

700.00

106f

Nitrate

700.00

106g

Phosphate

700.00

106h

Nickel

900.00

105i

pH

700.00

106j

Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

700.00

106k

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

700.00

106l

Chloride

1,000.00

106m

Copper (Cu)

1,000.00

106n

SiO2

1,300.00

106o

Dessolved Oxygen

500.00

106p

Alkalies (Sodium, Potassium)

700.00

CONCRETE : IS 516

 

107

pH

500.00

108

a)

b)

Compressive Strength (3 Specimen)

up to 150 mm cubes or 150 x 300 mm cylinders

300 mm cubes or 300 x 500 mm cylinders

 

1,000.00

2,000.00

109

a)

b)

Flexural Strength (3 Specimen)

100x100x500 mm prisms

150x150x700 mm prisms

 

1,300.00

2,600.00

110

Modulus of Elasticity (3 Specimen)

2,600.00

111

Dynamic Modulus

2,600.00

112

a)

b)

Cement Content (IS : 1199)

Hardened Mortar

Hardened Concrete

 

4,000.00

4,000.00

113

Mortar/Concrete Preparation and Testing with supplied materials IS :2250/456-per age

1,900.00

114

a)

b)

Steel Bar (Tensile strength and Elongation)

Up to 12 mm dia

> 12 mm dia

 

2,300.00

2,600.00

115

Core Testing for Strength

3,200.00

INTEGRAL CEMENT WATER PROOFING COMPOUND : IS 2645

 

116

Permeability to Water

3,200.00

117

Setting Time

1,200.00

118

Compressive Strength (3 ,7 days)

2,600.00

OPTICAL MICROSCOPY

 

119 a

Petrographic examination of Limestone, Bauxite, Laterite and other  Cement Raw Materials with Quantitive estimation

 

6,500.00

119 b

Petrographic examination of Coarse & Fine Aggregate including Granulometric Analysis, Strained quartz percentage & undulatory extinction angle as per IS:383 & IS:2386

- (Pt VIII)

 

 

1,5000.00

119 c

 

Glass content of  Flyash and various types of Slags with photomicrographs

 

3,200.00

119 d

Granulometry and Mineralogy of Slag  and Flyash

4,000.00

119 e

Petrographic examination of Clinker & Refractories

4,000.00

119 f

Petrofabric Analysis of Rocks used in Geo-technical investigation with photomicrographs

 

6,300.00

119 g

Quantitative estimation of minerals including Granulometric Analysis of Rew Meal and Powdered Raw Mix

 

5,000.00

119 h

Mohs’ Hardness Test

2,000.00

119 i

Refractive Index of Minerals

2,000.00

XRD, XRF, Thermal Analysis

 

120 a

Routine XRD Scan (XRD Pattern with d/I table)

4,000.00

120 b

Routine qualitative X-ray Diffractometry of Building Materials

6,500.00

 

120 c

Routine qualitative X-ray Diffractometry of materials other than Building Materials

 

8,500.00

 

120 d

Qualitative X-ray Diffractometry of Rings/ Coatings/ Build-ups/ Refractory etc from Cement plant – per sample

 

9,500.00

120 e

Semi quantitative X-ray Diffraction analysis  of Cement Clinker

7,500.00

120 f

Study of Polymorphism of Clinker Phases and semi quantitative analysis

 

9,500.00

121

Simultaneous DTA/TG/DTG/DSC Analysis up to 14500C of Clinker and related Building Materials -  per sample

 

10,000.00

122

X-ray Fluorescence Chemical Constituents of Cement and Raw Materials - per sample

 

6,500.00

MASONRY CEMENT :IS 3466

 

123

Air Content

1,300.00

124

Water Retention

1,900.00

SULPHATE RESISTING CEMENT IS:12330

 

125

Potential expansion of Cement Mortar exposed to Sulphate at 14 days

 

3,800.00

GYPSUM : 1288

 

126

Chemical Analysis

5,000.00

127

Combined  Water only

700.00

128

Purity (SO3) only

1,000.00

LIME : IS 712 and IS 6932

 

129

Chemical Analysis

5,000.00

130

Fineness

1,000.00

131

Setting Time

1,000.00

132

Soundnees

1,000.00

133

Compressive Strength

1,900.00

134

Transverse Strength

1,900.00

LIME POZZOLANA MIXTURE : IS 4098

 

135

Free Moisture

700.00

136

Loss on Ignition

700.00

137

Available Lime

1,300.00

138

Carbon Dioxide

1,500.00

139

Sulphate Content

1,000.00

140

Magnesium Oxide

1,300.00

141

Fineness

800.00

142

Setting Time

800.00

143

Water Retention

1,900.00

144

Compressive Strength

1,800.00

145

Soundness by Autoclave

1,500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

 

1.      On express basis charges would be doubled.  

2.      Service tax will be 12.36% extra. 

3.      Testing charges have to be paid in advance or along with sample through DD in favour of

“National Council for Cement and Building Materials” payable at Ballabgarh/ Faridabad/ New Delhi.    

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