Geolab, as a division of Soillab, is responsible for all geotechnical laboratory testing.


Geotechnical laboratory testing is an integral part of all geotechnical investigations and geotechnical designs.


Quality results provide information to clients to identify and quantify problem soils
and also provide engineers and geologists with soil parameters that are required for designs.


Geolab is in the enviable position of having highly skilled and qualified staff, and makes use of state of the art equipment
and cutting edge technology. We pride ourselves in providing high quality results and excellent customer service.
Geolab is a SANAS accredited laboratory.


Geolab performs the following testing:


  • Triaxial Testing (38mm, 50mm, and 70mm diameter specimens. 150mm diameter on special request)

    • Unconsolidated Undrained Triaxial

    • Consolidated Undrained Triaxial

    • Consolidated Drained Triaxial

    • Triaxial Consolidation

    • Triaxial Permeability

  • Consolidation Testing

    • Oedometer

    • Double Oedometer

    • Collapse Potential

    • Free Swell and Swell Pressure

  • Permeability Testing

    • Falling Head

    • Constant Head

    • Triaxial Permeability

  • Shearbox Test (60mm or 100mm diameter specimens)

  • Bulk Density Test

  • Moisture Content

  • Pidgeon Lump Test

  • Porosity Testing

  • Specific Gravity

  • Should you require any other type of geotechnical testing, please contact us.


Please contact us for a quotation, and a description of the type and quantity of sample that is required for each test.

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