Fees for 2013-2014

Laboratories & Research Fees

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

Description Frequency/Basis Fees
California Bearing Ratio   58
Compressive Strength on Concrete Cube (Block)   12
Compressive Strength on Concrete Cylinders   11
Consolidation Test   105
Direct Shear Test   42
Extraction of Bitumen by Centrifuge Method   39
Field Density   18
Flash Point   23
In Situ Hammer Schmidt   23
LA Abrasion Test   35
Liquid Limit   14
Marshall Test for Asphaltic Concrete   37
Sieve Analysis, with hydrometer   42
Sieve Analysis, without hydrometer   23
Organic Content   29
Ph of Soil   6
Plastic Limit   12
Proctor Compaction Test (Modified)   70
Proctor Compaction Test (standard)   58
Sand Equivalent   23
Shrinkage Limit   21
Specific Gravity   14
Tensile Strength on Steel Bars up to 36mm   23
Tensile Strength on Steel Bars on 25mm   23
Tensile Strength on Steel Bars up to 25mm   23
Triaxial Test   64
Vane Test   35
Water Content   9
Unconfined Compressinon Test   23
Unconfined Compressinon Test (with stress-strain data)   58
Mechanical Analysis (sieve Analysis)   23
Absorption   12
Caly Lumps   23
Petrographic Analysis   210
Soundness, coarse and fine aggregade (sand)(per cycle)   47
Organic impurities in fine agg. Standard color Method   14
Organic content   29
Light weight pieces   35
Flakines   41
Elongated   41
Stripping   35
Aagregate crushing value   35
Normal Consistency of portland cement   23
Time of setting of portland cement   23
Soundness of cement paste   23
Compressive strength of portland cement (7&28Days)   58
Comp.strenght of capper concrete cylinders testing & casting   18
Compressive strenght of concrete blocks   18
Compressive strenght of concrete blocks on net area   18
Absortion of hollow blocks   14
Porosity   14
Flexural/Modules of rupture / transverese strength of concrete title   23
Compressive strength of rock   18
Flexural/modules of rupture/ transverese strength of rock tile   18
Absorption of rock   14
Porosity   14
Tensile strength test of steel bars With stree strain graph   35
Bending test of street bars   35

Engineering Laboratories (Environmental Laboratory)*

TSS   9
DS   9
TS   9
BOD5   18
COD   18
Nitrogen   21
Phosphorous   21
Pathogens (coliform)   12
pH   6
Alkalinity   8
Heavy Metals - Hg, Cd, Cr, Zn, Pb - (per test)   14
Environmental Monitoring Station (excluding technician & transportation)   117
Innova Series, Portable Gas Monitor (CO, NO2) (per day) per day 117
SKC, PM10 Dust Monitor (per day) per day 117
Lab Technician (per day) per day 88

Packaging Tests

Box Compression test (BCT)   35
Edge Crush Test (Ect)   35
Mullen Burst Test   35
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 35
Total coliforms (TC) Per sample 35
Fecal coliforms (FC) Per sample 35
Specific bacteria and anaerobes Per sample 58
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Per sample 35
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Per sample 35
Total Carbon (TC)/Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Per sample 40
Food samples (Raw, cooked, canned)    
Salmonella-Shigella group   35
Specific bacteria or yeasts/fungi industrial/food 58
Microbial I.D test (Biolog)   58
Microbial I.D test (API)   58
Microbial quality control/ test   58
Microbial resistance/ test (Multi disc)   46
Microbial I. D/ test (Sequencing)   139
PCR analysis   116
Genomics analysis   144
Proteomics analysis   173
Lab technician/day   116
Lab technician/day (+ field work)   173

Consultancy for:

Food processing sterility tests + onsite inspection/day   Priced on a case by case basis
Environmental Impact Assessment - EIA studies (Including field work)/day   Priced on a case by case basis

Chemistry Laboratory (Water Analysis)*

Alkalinity Per sample 16
Nitrate Per sample 16
Phosphate Per sample 16
Sulfate Per sample 16
Chloride Per sample 16
TDS Per sample 11
Metal (AAS) Per metal/sample; (2011-2012 Minimum of 50 samples) 16
IR analysis and solid sample Per sample 29
Chromatography Technique (GC/HPLC/Ion Chrmatography) Per technique/sample 46
XRF analysis of metals in solid samples (each sample analysis can report up to 15 metals) Each sample analysis 46
Total organic carbon analyzer of solid and liquid samples Each sample analysis 29
Elemental analysis of solid samples (N, C, H, S elements) Each sample analysis 29
CHSR Research fees: Consultancy - Initial Research Study fees Per study 1,575
CHSR Research fees: Consultancy - Renewal Study fees after one year of approval Per study 525