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Australian Consumers' Association

Accreditation No: 1702
Test Research
www.testresearch.com.au
 
Contact: Dr John Ashes
Mobile: 0414 783 282
Phone: (02) 9577 3370
Fax: (02) 9577 3377
Email: jashes@choice.com.au
 
Address:
57 Carrington Road,
MARRICKVILLE
NSW 2204
 
Facilities: Conditionally available for public testing
Last Modified: 07-OCT-14


This facility complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005

3.25 Performance tests on electrical appliances and accessories
Household refrigerators and freezers, dishwashers, electric ranges, cooktops, wall ovens, washing machines, rotary clothes dryers, televisions
by the methods of -
AS/NZS 2007.1 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Dishwashers -
Methods for measuring performance, energy and water consumption
AS/NZS 2007.2 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Dishwashers -
Energy efficiency labelling requirements
AS/NZS 2040.1 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Clothes washing machines -
Methods for measuring performance, energy and water consumption
AS/NZS 2040.2 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Clothes washing machines -
Energy efficiency labelling requirements
AS/NZS 2442.1 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Rotary clothes dryers -
Energy consumption and performance
AS/NZS 2442.2 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Rotary clothes dryers -
Energy labelling requirements
AS/NZS 4474.1 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Refrigerating appliances -
Energy consumption and performance
AS/NZS 4474.2 - Performance of household electrical appliances - Refrigerating appliances -
Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standard requirements
ACA Test Method M162-1 - Washing machine water temperature measurements
.01 Surface temperature
.02 Air temperature
.03 Liquid temperature
Measurement of hot water temperature in commercial type clothes washing machines
.10 Boiling time and efficiency
.12 Temperature control
.13 Pull down time
.14 Ice making tests
.18 Temperature limits in dryers
.19 Temperature distribution
.21 Moisture removal and evaporation rate
.22 Microwave energy distribution
.30 Electrical voltage, current, power
.31 Electrical energy consumption
Determination of energy consumption for energy labelling of household refrigerators and freezers, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers

TV Power Consumption for televisions with digital video input
by the methods of -
AS/NZS 62087.1 and AS/NZS 62087.2.2 (Sections 1-5) for high definition TV
(excluding active standby)

.43 Cabinet and chamber volumes
.48 Load capacity
.49 Water consumption
.50 Cycle times
.51 Washing or soil removal
.52 Drying effectiveness
.53 Whiteness retention
.54 Rinse performance
.55 Water extraction effectiveness
.56 Water pressure range
.58 Vibration
.70 Colour chart and grey scale comparison
.80 Food preparation and cooking test