Sandberg’s laboratories have UKAS Testing accreditation for a wide range of sampling and testing services both in the laboratory and on site.

UKAS (the United Kingdom Accreditation Service) is the only accreditation body recognised by the UK government to assess, using internationally recognised standards, organisations that provide testing, inspection, certification and calibration services.

Sandberg were one of the first construction materials related laboratories to received UKAS Testing accreditation in May 1985 (by the UKAS fore-runner NATLAS).

UKAS testing accreditation demonstrates technical competence, impartiality and sustainable performance when judged against ISO 17025. (Note, certification to ISO 9001 only relates to quality management systems – not technical competence).

Our scope of UKAS testing accreditation covers:

  • Chemicals and chemical products
  • Paints
  • Construction
  • Aggregates
  • Bricks, blocks, slates and tiles
  • Cement
  • Concrete and mortar – fresh
  • Concrete, grout and mortar – hardened
  • Construction materials and geological samples
  • Floors
  • Masonry, slate and stone
  • Road pavement surfaces
  • Rock and natural stone
  • Environmental Samples
  • Workplace & ambient atmospheric pollutants
  • Construction - site
  • Concrete structures and reinforcement
  • Concrete, grout and mortar – hardened
  • Floors
  • Road pavement surfaces
  • Reinforcing steels
  • Weld testing
  • Mechanical tests on metals and alloys
  • Metallurgical tests on metals and alloys
  • Scaffold coupler testing
  • Nuts and bolts testing

For more information about UKAS Testing accreditation visit UKAS website

Ewan Maclean

For further information contact: Ewan Maclean, Associate
Direct Tel: 020 7565 7015
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