Technical Lab Services

As a division of Edw. C. Levy Co., Levy Technical Laboratories has honed its lab testing services within as part of one of the most respected companies in the industry. We provide a laundry list of testing, ranging from the most basic soil testing to rare innovative services like volumetric stability of steel aggregate.

We put the breadth and depth of our knowledge, experience, and expertise to work for our clients, providing them with actionable results they can apply to improve the products and services they offer.

Beyond technical lab services, we also understand the importance of straightforward, highly professional customer service. We apply the same effort and dedication to the way we work with our customers as we do to the way we build and operate our labs.

To find out more about working with Levy Technical Laboratories, please contact an account representative at (219) 462-2924 or levytechlab@edwclevy.net.

Full Listing of Services

Aggregate Testing

  • Steel Slag Disruption: Indiana: ITM 219
  • Autoclave Expansion of Steel Slag: ASTM C151 Modified
  • Deleterious Pick: DOT Procedures / ASTM C294, C295 guidelines
  • Density Determination: Water Displacement
  • Flat and Elongated Particles: ASTM D4791
  • Fractured Particles: AASHTO T335 / ASTM D5821
  • Gradation: AASHTO T27 / ASTM C136
  • Gradation of Mineral Filler: AASHTO T37 / ASTM D546
  • LA Abrasion: AASHTO T96 / ASTM C131, ASTM C535
  • Loss by Wash (Minus #200): AASHTO T11 / ASTM C117
  • Micro-Deval Abrasion: AASHTO T327 / ASTM D6928
  • Moisture: AASHTO T255 / ASTM C117
  • Organic Impurities: AASHTO T21 / ASTM C40
  • Permeability of Granular Soils: ASTM D2434
  • Plasticity Index / Liquid Limit: ASTM D4318
  • Potential Expansion of Aggregates: ASTM D4792
  • Resistivity
    • Soil: AASHTO T289 / ASTM G57. G187
    • Aggregate: ASTM G187 Modified
  • Sand Equivalent: AASHTO T176 / ASTM D2419
  • Specific Gravity: AASHTO T84, T85 / ASTM C127, C128
  • Un-compacted Void Content: AASHTO T304 / ASTM C1252
  • Unit Weight: AASHTO T19 / ASTM C29

Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Testing

  • % Air Voids: AASHTO T269 / ASTM D3203
  • Asphalt Binder Content by Ignition: AASHTO T308 / ASTM D6307
  • Gyratory Compactor: AASHTO T213 / ASTM D6925
  • Marshall Stability and Flow: AASHTO T245 / ASTM D6926-D6927
  • Extracted Aggregate: AASHTO T30 / ASTM D5444
  • Specific Gravity
    • Bulk (Compacted Mix): AASHTO T166 / ASTM D2726
    • Theoretical Max: AASHTO T209 / ASTM D2041
    • Vacuum: AASHTO T331 / ASTM D6752
  • Tensile Strength Ratio: AASHTO T283 / ASTM D4867

Cement Testing

  • Blaine: ASTM C204
  • Chemistry: ASTM C114

Soil Testing

  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR): AASHTO T193 / ASTM D1883
  • Optimum Moisture/Density
    • Standard Proctor: AASHTO T99 / ASTM D698
    • Modified Proctor: ASTM D1557
  • Permeability of Granular Soils: ASTM D2434
  • Plasticity Index / Liquid Limit: ASTM D4318

Agricultural/Chemical Testing

  • Buffer pH: Sikora Buffer Method
  • Calcium Carbonate Equivalent (CCE): ASTM C25, C602 / AOAC 955.01
  • Free Lime: ASTM C25 / STMC Free Lime
  • Loss on Ignition: ASTM C25
  • Mehlich: Mehlich 3
  • Mercury Scan: SW846 6010B
  • Nutrient Scan: AOAC 965.09 / 2006.03
  • Organic Matter: AASHTO T267 / ASTM D2974
  • pH (Solids): SW846 9045D / AOAC994.16
  • Silicon
    • Soil Availability: Acetic Acid
    • Soluble Silicon: Na2CO3-NH4NO3 Digestion / Microwave / ICP-OES
    • Soluble Silicon: Na2CO3-NH4NO3 5-day Method
    • Total Silicon: SW846 6010B Method 3052
  • Phosphorous (Removal):
    • Flow Through
    • Batch Test
  • Phosphorous (Total):
    • SW846 6010B Method 3051A
  • Target Analyte List (TAL): SW846 6010B
    • Digestion
  • Aqua Regia: Method 3050B
  • Hydrofluoric: Method 3052
  • Microwave: Method 3051A
  • TCLP (Metals Only): SW846 1311 Method 3015
  • XRF – ED: ASTM E1031, C1271
    • Pressed Pill
    • Fused Bead

Agricultural Testing FAQ