059 913 0044 | 19 Kernanstown Ind. Estate Carlow R93 PY67 Ireland info@mtsltd.ie



MTS offer an extensive range of physical, mechanical and chemical testing for all aggregates types. 

MTS provides an extensive range of testing for all bituminous materials including HRA, SMA, coated macadams and surface chippings. 

The scope of our testing compliments requirements from the European asphalt product specifications and Transport Infrastructure Ireland, TII publications.  

Our laboratory-based testing facility is located in Carlow; fully accredited by INAB to IS EN 17025, Testing and Calibration Laboratories. We also provide on-site support, QA/QC checks and testing conducted by our experienced field technicians.  

We service Local Authorities, aggregate producers and end users meeting testing requirements and offering consultancy services to all clients.  

MTS support asphalt manufacturers in R&D programmes ranging from mix design to product certification. 

  • Binder Affinity IS EN12697-11 : 2020
  • Binder Content and Grading analysis IS EN12697-1:2020 & IS EN12697-2:2015 + A1 2019
  • Binder Recovery and Penetration IS EN 12697-3 / IS EN 1426 / IS EN 1427
  • Bulk Density I.S. EN 12697-6:2020
  • Determination of Voids I.S. EN 12697-8 : 2018
  • Hardness of Mastic Asphalt IS EN 12697-21
  • Hot Sand Test IS EN 12697-37 : 2003
  • Max Density I.S. EN 12697-5 : 2018
  • Percentage Refusal Density (PRD) IS EN 12697-9 / IS EN 12697-32
  • Rate of Spread (Tile test)
Our Services Include:
Site Work

Destructive Weld Testing

Water Sampling

19 Kernanstown Ind. Estate
R93 PY67

+353 59 913 0044