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EPTIS factsheet 776123 | Last revision 2022-11-09 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts776123 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts776123

PT provider
PT provider DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Based in Germany
Language(s) English
Product groups Building and construction
Civil engineering (roads etc)
Hazardous substances
Testing fields Ageing
Environmental conditions
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Hardened concrete Density and Compressive strength EN 12390-3 and EN 12390-7
Flexural strength (2-point load application) EN 12390-5
Tensile splitting strength EN 12390-6
Depth of penetration of water under pressure EN 12390-8
Freeze thaw resistance-scaling (plate method) EN 12390-9
Chloride content EN 14629
Fly ash - Mass percentage of reactive CaO EN 450-1
Fresh concrete Degree of compactability, flow table test, density and air content - pressure method EN 12350-4,-5,-6,-7
Cement Determination of strength EN 196-1
Chloride content EN 196-2
Loss of ignition EN 196-2
Total sulphate content EN 196-2
Setting times and soundness EN 196-3
Fineness EN 196-6
Fibre-cement flat sheets EN 12467
Mortar for masonry Consistence, bulk density and air content of fresh mortar EN 1015-3, -6, -7
Particle size distribution (by sieve analysis) EN 1015-1
Dry bulk density EN 1015-10
Flexural and compressive strength EN 1015-11
Adhesive strength of hardened mortars EN 1015-12
Screed mortar Flexural and compressive strength EN 13892-2
Masonry units Compressive strength EN 772-1
Water absorption by cold water absorption EN 772-21
Mineral building materials Moisture content - drying at elevated temperature ISO 12570
Hygroscopic sorption properties ISO 12571
Aggregates Particle size distribution - Sieving method EN 933-1
Particle shape - Shape index EN 933-4
Loose bulk density and voids EN 1097-3
Water content by drying in a ventilated oven EN 1097-5
Particle density and water absorption EN 1097-6
Water-soluble chloride salts - Volhard method EN 1744-1 (cl. 7)
Total sulfur content EN 1744-1 (cl. 11)
Acid soluble sulfates EN 1744-1 (cl. 12)
Thermal insulating material Apparent density EN 1602
Tensile strength perpendicular to faces EN 1607
Compression behaviour EN 826
Dynamic stiffness EN 29052-1
Thermal resistance EN 12667
Bending behaviour EN 12089
Thickness EN 823
Other building material Water absorption coefficient EN ISO 15148
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratories of the building industry (no restrictions)
Linked to specific legislation / standards see list mentioned above
Additional, subsidiary aims characterisation of reference materials
Number of participants Depending on test method, please contact us
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) on the basis of ISO 17043:2010 for part of the parameters

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on test method (please contact us)
Regularly operated Yes (once per year)
Year of first operation 2015
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Bodmanstraße 4
87435 Kempten

Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 8780
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 87899
Web: http://www.drrr.de/ http://www.drrr.de/
Mr. Thorsten Helbig
Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 878-77
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 878-99
Email: thorsten.helbig@drrr.de thorsten.helbig@drrr.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5