ETL specialise in physical testing of rootzone and other sportsturf construction materials. We offer a wide range of testing services for all golf courses and sportsturf needs.
We are an accredited laboratory in the field of Geotechnical (Putting Green Materials), Certificate No. 903-01, through the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).
ETL is accredited to conduct the following tests that appear on our Scope of Accreditation:
|ASTM C136||Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates|
|ASTM C702||Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size|
|ASTM D854-98||Specific Gravity of Soils|
|ASTM D2216||Laboratory Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil & Rock|
|ASTM D2974||Moisture, Ash and Organic Matter of Peat and Other Organic Soils|
|ASTM D2976||pH of Peat Materials|
|ASTM D4972||pH of Soils (Method A)|
|ASTM D5550||Specific Gravity of Soil Solids by Gas Pycnometer|
|ASTM F1632||Particle Size Analysis and Sand Shape Grading of Golf Course Putting Green and Sports Field Root Zone Mixes|
|ASTM F1647 (Method A)||Organic Matter Content of Putting Green and Sports Turf Zone Mixes|
|ASTM F1815||Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity, Water Retention, Porosity, Particle Density and Bulk Density of Putting Green and Sports Turf Root Zones|
|ETL Method No. 290||Particle Size Distribution (Sand) Test|
|ETL Method No. 291||Particle Size Distribution (Sand) – PSD Half Octave|
|ETL Method No. 292||Particle Size Distribution (Gravel) – PSD Half Octave|
Please visit our Golf Green Health Indexing page for full details
ETL are 1 of only 10 USGA approved physical soil testing laboratories in the world?
Since 1996, European Turfgrass Laboratories tested samples from a variety of projects in countries throughout the world.
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ETL have successfully renewed our A2LA Accreditation for another two years following an on-site assessment in mid-March. The renewal has been extended to April 2019! Anyone wishing copies of our scope of accreditation or certificate should contact Sharon.