Fees for 2012-2013

Laboratories & Research Fees

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Note: Value Added Tax (VAT) to be added to the amounts listed below.

Description Frequency/Basis Fees USD 2012-2013
California Bearing Ratio   55
Compressive Strength on Concrete Cube (Block)   11
Compressive Strength on Concrete Cylinders   9.9
Consolidation Test   99
Direct Shear Test   39.6
Extraction of Bitumen by Centrifuge Method   36.3
Field Density   16.5
Flash Point   22
In Situ Hammer Schmidt   22
LA Abrasion Test   33
Liquid Limit   13.2
Marshall Test for Asphaltic Concrete   35.2
Sieve Analysis, with hydrometer   39.6
Sieve Analysis, without hydrometer   22
Organic Content   27.5
Ph of Soil   5.5
Plastic Limit   11
Proctor Compaction Test (Modified)   66
Proctor Compaction Test (standard)   55
Sand Equivalent   22
Shrinkage Limit   19.8
Specific Gravity   13.2
Tensile Strength on Steel Bars up to 36mm   22
Tensile Strength on Steel Bars on 25mm   22
Tensile Strength on Steel Bars up to 25mm   22
Triaxial Test   60.5
Vane Test   33
Water Content   8.8
Unconfined Compressinon Test   22
Unconfined Compressinon Test (with stress-strain data)   55
Mechanical Analysis (sieve Analysis)   22
Absorption   11
Caly Lumps   22
Petrographic Analysis   198
Soundness, coarse and fine aggregade (sand)(per cycle)   44
Organic impurities in fine agg. Standard color Method   13.2
Organic content   27.5
Light weight pieces   33
Flakines   38.5
Elongated   38.5
Stripping   33
Aagregate crushing value   33
Normal Consistency of portland cement   22
Time of setting of portland cement   22
Soundness of cement paste   22
Compressive strength of portland cement (7&28Days)   55
Comp.strenght of capper concrete cylinders testing & casting   16.5
Compressive strenght of concrete blocks   16.5
Compressive strenght of concrete blocks on net area   16.5
Absortion of hollow blocks   13.2
Porosity   13.2
Flexural/Modules of rupture / transverese strength of concrete title   22
Compressive strength of rock   16.5
Flexural/modules of rupture/ transverese strength of rock tile   16.5
Absorption of rock   13.2
Porosity   13.2
Tensile strength test of steel bars With stree strain graph   33
Bending test of street bars   33
Engineering Labors (Environatoriemental Laboratory)*
TSS   8.8
DS   8.8
TS   8.8
BOD5   16.5
COD   16.5
Nitrogen   19.8
Phosphorous   19.8
Pathogens (coliform)   11
pH   5.5
Alkalinity   7.7
Heavy Metals - Hg, Cd, Cr, Zn, Pb - (per test)   13.2
Environmental Monitoring Station (excluding technician & transportation)   110
Innova Series, Portable Gas Monitor (CO, NO2) (per day) per day 110
SKC, PM10 Dust Monitor (per day) per day 110
Lab Technician (per day) per day 82.5
Packaging Tests
Box Compression test (BCT)   33
Edge Crush Test (Ect)   33
Mullen Burst Test   33
The following discounts are applicable:    
  • 10% discount for clients with 100 or more cylinders.
  • 20% discount for clients with 200 or more cylinders.
Microbiology & Genomics Lab Analysis Tests*
Water/wastewater/fluid samples (juices, infusions, I.V fluids etc.)    
Total heterotrophic count (HPC) per sample 33
Total coliforms (TC) per sample 33
Fecal coliforms (FC) per sample 33
Specific bacteria and anaerobes per sample 55
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) per sample 33
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) per sample 33
Total Carbon (TC)/Total Organic Carbon (TOC) per sample 38.5
Food samples (Raw, cooked, canned)    
Salmonella-Shigella group   33
Specific bacteria or yeasts/fungi industrial/food 55
Microbial I.D test (Biolog)   55
Microbial I.D test (API)   55
Microbial quality control/ test   55
Microbial resistance/ test (Multi disc)   44
Microbial I. D/ test (Sequencing)   132
PCR analysis   110
Genomics analysis   137.5
Proteomics analysis   165
Lab technician/day   110
Lab technician/day (+ field work)   165
Consultancy for:
Food processing sterility tests + onsite inspection/day    
Environmental Impact Assessment - EIA studies (Including field work)/day    
The above consultancy/studies will be priced on a case by case basis    
Chemistry Laboratory (Water Analysis)*
Alkalinity Per Sample 15
Nitrate Per Sample 15
Phosphate Per Sample 15
Sulfate Per Sample 15
Chloride Per Sample 15
TDS Per Sample 10
Metal (AAS) per metal/sample; (2011-2012 Minimum of 50 Samples) 15
IR analysis and solid sample Per Sample 27.5
Chromatography Technique (GC/HPLC/Ion Chrmatography) Per Technique/sample 44
XRF analysis of metals in solid samples (each sample analysis can report up to 15 metals) Each sample analysis 44
Total organic carbon analyzer of solid and liquid samples Each sample analysis 27.5
Elemental analysis of solid samples (N, C, H, S elements) Each sample analysis 27.5
CHSR Research fees: Consultancy - Initial Research Study fees Per study 1,500
CHSR Research fees: Consultancy - Renewal Study fees after one year of approval Per study 500