Accreditations in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025

The mineral building materials laboratory is a testing laboratory accredited by DAkkS GmbH – the national accreditation body for Germany – in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 to conduct the following tests (correct as of July 2013):


  • DIN EN 12390-3: Testing hardened concrete – Part 3: Compressive strength of test specimens
  • DIN 1045-2: Concrete, reinforced and prestressed concrete structures – Part 2: Concrete - Specification, performance, production and conformity - Application rules for DIN EN 206-1
  • DIN EN 12504-1: Testing concrete in structures – Part 1: Cored specimens – Taking, examining and testing in compression
  • DIN EN 13791: Assessment of in situ compressive strength of concrete in structures and precast concrete components
  • DIN 1048-2: Testing concrete – Testing of hardened concrete (specimens taken in situ)
  • DIN EN 1015-11: Methods of test for mortar for masonry – Part 11: Determination of flexural and compressive strength of hardened mortar
  • Code of practice of the DBV (German Society for Concrete and Construction Technology): Steel fibre concrete
  • Guidelines of the DAfStb (German Committee for Reinforced Concrete): Steel fibre concrete
  • DIN 18555-3: Testing of mortars containing mineral binders – Hardened mortars – Determination of flexural strength, compressive strength and bulk density
  • DIN EN 196-1: Methods of testing cement – Part 1: Determination of strength
  • DIN EN 12390-5: Testing hardened concrete – Part 5: Flexural strength of test specimens
  • DIN EN 13892-2: Methods of test for screed materials – Part 2: Determination of flexural and compressive strength
  • DIN EN 14488-3: Testing sprayed concrete – Part 3: Flexural strengths (first peak, ultimate and residual) of fibre-reinforced beam specimens
  • DIN EN 14651: Test method for metallic fibre concrete – Measuring the flexural tensile strength (limit of proportionality (LOP), residual)
  • DIN EN 480-11: Admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout – Test methods – Part 11: Determination of air void characteristics in hardened concrete
  • DIN EN 1015-2: Methods of test for mortar for masonry – Part 2: Bulk sampling of mortars and preparation of test mortars
  • DIN EN 1015-3: Methods of test for mortar for masonry – Part 3: Determination of consistence of fresh mortar (by flow table)
  • DIN EN 1015-6: Methods of test for mortar for masonry – Part 6: Determination of bulk density of fresh mortar
  • DIN EN 1015-7: Methods of test for mortar for masonry – Part 7: Determination of air content of fresh mortar
  • ISO 1920-4: Testing of concrete — Part 4: Strength of hardened concrete
  • DIN EN 1170-5: Precast concrete products – Test method for glass-fibre reinforced cement – Part 5: Measuring bending strength – “complete bending test” method  
  • DIN EN 12350-3: Testing fresh concrete – Part 3: Vebe test
  • Flexible accreditation: Testing of behaviour under climatic stress conditions (with and without thawing agent) on mineral building materials (measuring the level of weathering resulting from the freeze/thaw cycle, with or without de-icing salt, e.g. to DIN EN 1338, DIN EN 1339, DIN EN 1340, Frost Testing code of practice issued by the BAW (Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute), CEN/TS 12390-9, Test Guidelines for Saxony, DIN EN 12467)
  • DIN EN 14889-1: Fibres for concrete – Part 1: Steel fibres – Definitions, specifications and conformity
  • DIN EN 14889-2: Fibres for concrete – Part 2: Polymer fibres – Definitions, specifications and conformity