Mortars, screeds, adhesives

    The accredited laboratories of the Technical and Test Institute for Construction Prague (TZÚS Praha, s.p.) offer testing in the field of mortars, screeds, adhesives; the list of accredited test procedures can be found in the table below. The Technical and Test Institute for Construction Prague also offers non-accredited test procedures in this field. If you are interested in services in this area, please contact the branch in your selected region or use the inquiry form at the bottom of the page. Laboratory services are complemented with the services provided by the certification body for products.

    Regional branches operating in the field:
    (click to contact your regional branch or use the contact form at the bottom of the page)

    The Prague Branch
    The České Budějovice Branch
    The Předměřice nad Labem Branch
    The Brno Branch
    The Ostrava Branch

    ČSN 72 2452 Testing of frost resistance of mortar
    ČSN 72 7030 Determination of water vapour coefficient diffusion of building material. General part
    ČSN 73 2577 Test for surface finish adhesion of building structures to the base
    ČSN 73 2578 Test for water-tightness of surface finish of building structures
    ČSN 73 2579 Test for frost resistance of surface finish of building structures
    ČSN 73 2580 Testing of water vapour permeability through surface finish of building structures
    ČSN 73 2582 Test for abrasive resistance of surface finish of building structures
    ČSN 73 6175Measurement and evaluation of pavement surface roughness
    ČSN 73 6242Design and construction of pavements on road bridges
    ČSN EN 1015-1 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 1: Determination of particle size distribution (by sieve analysis)
    ČSN EN 1015-10 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 10: Determination of dry bulk density of hardened mortar
    ČSN EN 1015-11 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 11: Determination of flexural and compressive strentgth of hardened mortar
    ČSN EN 1015-12 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 12: Determination of adhesive strength of hardened rendering and plastering mortars on substrates
    ČSN EN 1015-17 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 17: Determination of water-soluble chloride content of fresh mortars
    ČSN EN 1015-18 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 18: Determination of water absorption coefficient due to capillarity action of hardened mortar
    ČSN EN 1015-19 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 19: Determination of water vapour permeability of hardened rendering and plastering mortars
    ČSN EN 1015-21 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 21: Determination of the compatibility of one-coat rendering mortars with substrates
    ČSN EN 1015-3 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 3: Determination of consistence of fresh mortar (by flow table)
    ČSN EN 1015-4 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 4: Determination of consistence of fresh mortar (by plunger penetration)
    ČSN EN 1015-6 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 6: Determination of bulk density of fresh mortar
    ČSN EN 1015-7 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 7: Determination of air content of fresh mortar
    ČSN EN 1015-9 Methods of test for mortar for masonry - Part 9: Determination of workable life and correction time of fresh mortar
    ČSN EN 1052-3 Methods of test for masonry - Part 3: Determination of initial shear strength
    ČSN EN 12002 Adhesives for tiles - Determination of transverse deformation for cementitious adhesives and grouts
    ČSN EN 12003 Adhesives for tiles - Determination of shear adhesion strength of reaction resin adhesives
    ČSN EN 12190 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of compressive strength of repair mortar
    ČSN EN 12617-1 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Part 1: Determination of linear shrinkage for polymers and surface protection systems (SPS)
    ČSN EN 12617-4 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Part 4: Determination of shrinkage and expansion
    ČSN EN 12808-1 Adhesives and grouts for tiles - Part 1: Determination of chemical resistance of reaction resin mortars
    ČSN EN 12808-2 Grouts for tiles - Part 2: Determination of resistance to abrasion
    ČSN EN 12808-3 Grouts for tiles - Part 3: Determination of flexural and compressive strength
    ČSN EN 12808-4 Grouts for tiles - Part 4: Determination of shrinkage
    ČSN EN 12808-5 Grouts for tiles - Part 5: Determination of water absorption
    ČSN EN 13036-1 Road and airfield surface characteristics - Test methods - Part 1: Measurement of pavement surface macrotexture depth using a volumetric patch technique
    ČSN EN 13036-4 Road and airfield surface characteristics - Test methods - Part 4: Method for measurement of slip/skid resistance of a surface: The pendulum test
    ČSN EN 13057 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of resistance of capillary absorption
    ČSN EN 1308 Adhesives for tiles - Determination of slip
    ČSN EN 1324 Adhesives for tiles - Determination of shear adhesion strength of dispersion adhesives
    ČSN EN 13279-2 Gypsum binders and gypsum plasters - Part 2: Test methods
    ČSN EN 13294 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of stiffening time
    ČSN EN 13295 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of resistance to carbonation
    ČSN EN 13412 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of modulus of elasticity in compression
    ČSN EN 13454-2 Binders, composite binders and factory made mixtures for floor screeds based on calcium sulfate - Part 2: Test methods
    ČSN EN 1346 Adhesives for tiles - Determination of open time
    ČSN EN 1347 Adhesives for tiles - Determination of wetting capability
    ČSN EN 1348 Adhesives for tiles - Determination of tensile adhesion strength for cementitious adhesives
    ČSN EN 13687-1 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of thermal compatibility - Part 1: Freeze-thaw cycling with de-icing salt immersion
    ČSN EN 13687-3 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of thermal compatibility - Part 3: Thermal cycling without de-icing salt impact
    ČSN EN 1372 Adhesives - Test method for adhesives for floor and wall coverings - Peel test
    ČSN EN 1373 Adhesives - Test method for adhesives for floor and wall coverings - Shear test
    ČSN EN 13872 Method of test for hydraulic setting floor smoothing and/or levelling compounds - Determination of dimensional change
    ČSN EN 13892-2 Methods of test for screed materials - Part 2: Determination of flexural and compressive strength
    ČSN EN 13892-3 Methods of test for screed materials - Part 3: Determination of wear resistance - Böhme
    ČSN EN 13892-4 Methods of test for screed materials - Part 4: Determination of wear resistance - BCA
    ČSN EN 13892-6 Methods of test for screed materials - Part 6: Determination of surface hardness
    ČSN EN 13892-8 Methods of test for screed materials - Part 8: Determination of bond strength
    ČSN EN 13963 ČSN EN 13963 
    ČSN EN 14630 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of carbonation depth in hardened concrete by the phenolphthalein method
    ČSN EN 1465 Adhesives - Determination of tensile lap-shear strength of bonded assemblies
    ČSN EN 14891Liquid-applied water impermeable products for use beneath ceramic tiling bonded with adhesives - Requirements, test methods, evaluation of conformity, classification and designation
    ČSN EN 1542 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Measurement of bond strength by pull-off
    ČSN EN 1770Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Determination of the coefficient of thermal expansion
    ČSN EN 1841 Adhesives - Test methods for adhesives for floor coverings and wall coverings - Determination of dimensional changes of a linoleum floor covering in contact with an adhesive
    ČSN EN 1881 Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - Test methods - Testing of anchoring products by the pull-out method
    ČSN EN 1903 Adhesives - Test method for adhesives for plastic or rubber floor coverings or wall coverings - Determination of dimensional changes after accelerated ageing
    ČSN EN 445 Grout for prestressing tendons - Test methods
    ČSN EN ISO 15148 Hygrothermal performance of building materials and products - Determination of water absorption coefficient by partial immersion
    ČSN EN ISO 5470-1 Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics - Determination of abrasion resistance - Part 1: Taber abrader
    DIN 52615 Testing of thermal insulating materials; determination of water vapour (moisture) permeability of construction and insulating materials
    DIN-V 18550 Plastering/rendering and plastering/rendering systems - Execution
    IP 0600T008 (ČSN 72 2453) Testing of volume stability of mortar
    IP 0600T009 (ČSN 72 2454) Testing of permeability for water vapours of mortar
    WTA 2-9-04/D Renovation mortar systems WTA

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