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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Calibration
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
DC and low frequency electrical metrology - High-voltage/high-current standards and equipment
Voltage transformer test sets;
Phase displacement; Voltage error;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
Calibration at 50 Hz and 60 Hz
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.0003% ratio error for voltage ratio error from -10% to 10% ratio error
0.0003 crad for phase displacement from -10 to 10 crad

Partial discharge test and measurement equipment;
Electric charge - Coulombs; Rise time;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
Calibration of apparent charge of partial discharge calibrators from 0.5 pC to 10 nC
Measurement of rise time of the partial discharge pulses from 10 to 100 ns
CAPABILITY
Calibration of partial discharge calibrators
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Apparent charge: 0.03 pC + 2.5% of reading
Rise time of the partial discharge pulses:
3 ns

High voltage dividers;
Voltage ratio;
Comparison with a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
Including on site calibration
DC voltage ratio of Dividers and Probes
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -


Calibration and Measurement Capability 
                               Voltage ratio:    
Voltage range
1E-03 to 1E-051E-03 to 1/300001E-03 to 1/6000001E-03 to 1E-06
1 kV to 150 kV0.001%


150 kV to 300 kV
0.005%

300 kV to 600 kV

0.015%
600 kV to 1000 kV


0.03%

 

Impulse voltage measurement systems;
Voltage error; Voltage ratio;
Indirect measurement against a reference standard;
Including by the methods of -
IEC-60060 and AS 1931 - High-voltage test techniques;
AS 61083, IEC 61083 - Instruments and software used for measurement in high-voltage impulse tests
CAPABILITY
Including laboratory and on site calibrations
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of
Calibration of lightning impulse voltage measurement systems
0.4% for voltage ratio, scale factor/voltage error up to 350 kVpeak
2% for front time up to 350 kVpeak
1% for voltage ratio, scale factor/voltage error from 350 kVpeak to 1 MVpeak
3% for front time from 350 kVpeak to 1 MVpeak
1% for time to half value up to 1 MV
0.6% absolute for Voltage linearity test at voltages up to 2.6 MVpeak
Calibration of chopped lightning impulse voltage measurement systems
1% for voltage ratio, scale factor/voltage error to 350 kVpeak
2% for voltage ratio, scale factor/voltage error from 350 kVpeak to 700 kVpeak
Calibration of switching impulse voltage measurement systems
1% for voltage ratio, scale factor/voltage error to 500 kVpeak
3% for time to peak to 500 kVpeak
2% for time to half value to 500 kVpeak
0.4% absolute for Voltage linearity test at voltages up to 1.8 MVpeak
Step response of impulse voltage dividers
4 ns for Experimental response time TN from 0 ns to 50 ns
4 ns for Partial response time T. from 5 ns to 50 ns
7 ns + 1% of ts for settling time ts from 20 ns to 3000 ns
1% for step response overshoot β from 0% to 40%

Current transformer test sets;
Current error; Phase displacement;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
Calibrations at 50 Hz and 60 Hz
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.0003% for current ratio error
0.0003 crad for phase displacement

Current transformers;
Current error; Phase displacement;
Comparison with a reference standard;
Including by the methods of -
IEC 61869, AS 60044, IEC 60044
Accuracy tests at 50 Hz and 60 Hz on current transformers with rated primary
currents to 20 kA and rated secondary currents up to 10 A
On-site accuracy tests at 50 Hz and 60 Hz on current transformers with rated
primary currents to 5 kA and rated secondary currents up to 5 A

CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.0002% to 0.0015% for current ratio error from -12.5% to 12.5%
0.0003 crad for phase displacement from -18.9 to 18.9 crad
On-site accuracy tests
0.002% for current error from -12.5% to 12.5%
0.002 crad for phase displacement from -18.9 to 18.9 crad

Voltage transformers;
Phase displacement; Voltage error;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
Including by the methods of -
IEC 61869, AS 60044, IEC 60044
Method 1
Accuracy tests at 50 Hz and 60 Hz on voltage transformers with primary voltages
from 20 Vrms to 160 kVrms and secondary voltages up to 240 V
Method 2
Laboratory accuracy tests
Accuracy tests at 50 Hz and  60 Hz on voltage transformers with primary voltages from 20 Vrms to 550 kVrms and secondary voltages up to 240 V
On-site accuracy tests
Accuracy tests at 50 Hz and  60 Hz on voltage transformers with primary voltages from 20 Vrms to 550 kVrms and secondary voltages up to 240 V

CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Accuracy tests in the laboratory
(0.0003+(Primary Voltage(kV))/100000))% for voltage error from -0.11% to 0.11%
(0.0003+(Primary Voltage(kV))/100000)) crad for phase displacement from -0.11 to 0.11 crad
 On-Site accuracy tests
0.005% for voltage error from -0.11% to 0.11%
0.005 crad for phase displacement from -0.11 to 0.11 crad

Capacitors;
Capacitance;
Comparison with a reference standard;
Maximum voltage of 15 kVrms
Test frequency of 0.1 Hz
CAPABILITY
Measurement of dielectric dissipation factor and capacitance  
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.0002 for dielectric dissipation factors from 0.0005 to 0.002 at 0.1 Hz,  up to 15 kVrms.
2% from 9 nF to 12 nF for capacitance

High voltage measurement systems;
Voltage error; Voltage ratio;
Comparison with a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
AC voltage measurement systems;
Voltmeters;
Dividers;
Probes;
and including on site calibrations;

AC voltage ratio;
AC voltage error;
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1% to 550 kVpeak/√2 and 550 kVrms at 50 Hz and 60 Hz


Capacitance;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
Capacitance from 5 pF to 200 pF up to 550 kV rms
Dielectric dissipation factor from 0 to 0.2 up to 550 kVrms
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
High voltage capacitors
0.0015% for capacitance
0.00001 for dielectric dissipation factor


Voltage error; Voltage ratio;
Comparison with a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
Including on site calibration
DC voltage ratio and DC voltage error for DC voltage measurement systems including Voltmeters
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Voltage rangeCalibration and Measurement Capability (μV/V)
1 kV to 150 kV20
150 kV to 300 kV50
300 kV to 600 kV150
600 kV to 1000 kV300
High frequency electrical metrology - Communications, electromagnetic field strength and EMC test equipment
Electrical fast transients (EFT) and surge generators;
Pulse characteristics;
Comparison with a reference standard;
Measurement of Pulse high voltage and current electrical fast transient (burst) parameters;
 By the method of IEC 61000-4-4
Vp, tr, tw, repetition frequency and burst period within limits of IEC 61000-4-4
CAPABILITY
Calibration of burst generators;
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of  -
 0.5% from 240 ms to 360 ms for burst period;
0.5% from 0.5 ms to 18 ms for burst duration;
1.0% from 5 kHz to 100 kHz for repetition frequency;
6.0% from 35 ns to 150 ns for pulse width;
8.0% from 3 μs to 6 μs for rise time;
7.0% from 125 V to 4000 V for peak voltage



Pulse characteristics;
Comparison with a reference standard;
By the method of IEC 62475
CAPABILITY
Calibration of surge generators
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1.1% from 6 μs to 10 μs for Front time;
1.0% from 15 μs to 25 μs for Time to half value;
1.0% from 10 A to 550 A for Peak current;


ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Infrastructure and Asset Integrity
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Evaluation of high voltage/power equipment and components - Performance
Insulators;
AC voltage; Corona onset and extinction voltage; DC voltage; Dielectric dissipation; Impulse voltage; Leakage current; Partial discharge; Radio influence voltage measurement;
High voltage;
Dielectric withstand tests - wet or dry;
AC voltage;
DC voltage;
Lightning impulse;
Switching impulse voltage;
Partial discharge voltage;
RIV test;
Corona test;
Leakage current;
By the methods of -
IEC 60071 - Insulation co-ordination, 
IEC 60383 - insulators for overhead lines with a nominal voltage above 1000 V,
AS/NZS 2947, IEC 60383 - insulators - porcelain and glass for overhead powerlines-voltages greater than 1000 V a.c,
AS 60720, IEC 60270 - characteristics of line post insulators,
IEC 61109 - composite insulators for a.c. overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000 V, 
IEC 61467 - insulators for overhead lines-insulator strings and sets for lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000 V-AC power arc tests, 
AS 4435, IEC 61952 - insulators-composite for overhead power lines-voltage greater than 1000 V a.c,
AS IEC 62073 - Guidance on the measurement of wettability of insulators of insulator surfaces,
AS 62217, IEC 62217 - polymeric insulators for indoor and outdoor use with anominal voltage > 1000 V- General Definitions, test methods and acceptance criteria, 
AS 1154 - Insulator and conductor fittings for overhead power lines,
AS 1824 - insulation co-ordination,
AS 3609 - Insulators-porcelain stay type-voltage greater than 1000 V a.c,
AS 4398 - Insulators-ceramic or glass-station post for indoor and outdoor use-voltage greater than 1000 V a.c,
AS 4899 - Pin insulators-porcelain and glass for overhead power lines-voltagegreater than 1000 V a.c.,
EC 60672 - ceramic and glass insulating materials,
ANSI/SIA A92.2 - 2009 - American National Standard for Vehicle-MountedElevating and Rotating Aerial Devices.
Including on-site testing up to 1 MV

Dielectric withstand tests, both wet and dry up to 600 kV
AC voltage up to 600 kV
DC voltage up to 1 MV
Leakage current from 1 μA up to 5 mA
Lightning impulse up to 2.6 MV
Switching impulse voltage up to 1.8 MV
Partial discharge, RIV test and corona test voltage up to 380 kV

Cables;
AC voltage; DC voltage; Dielectric dissipation; Impulse voltage; Leakage current; Partial discharge;
High voltage;
Dielectric withstand tests - wet or dry;
AC voltage;
DC voltage;
Lightning impulse;
Switching impulse voltage;
Partial discharge voltage;
By the methods of -
AS/NZS 1026 - Electric cables - Impregnated paper insulate,
AS/NZS 1429 - Electric cables - polymeric insulated,
AS/NZS 3599 - Electric cables - Aerial bundled - Polymeric insulated,
AS/NZS 3808 - Insulating and sheathing materials for electric cables,
IEC 60526 - High-voltage cable plug and socket connections for medical X-ray equipmen.
Including on-site testing up to 1 MV

Dielectric withstand tests, both wet and dry,up to 600 kV
AC voltage up to 600 kV
DC voltage up to 1 MV
Leakage current from 1 μA up to 5 mA
Lightning impulse up to 2.6 MV
Switching impulse voltage up to 1.8 MV
Partial discharge and RIV test voltage up to 380 kV

Transformers and inductors;
AC voltage; Dielectric dissipation; Impulse voltage; Partial discharge;
High voltage;
Tests on current transformers and voltage transformers:
Dielectric withstand tests - wet or dry;
AC voltage;
Lightning impulse;
Switching impulse voltage;
Partial discharge voltage;
By the methods of -
IEC 61869 , AS 60044, IEC 60044
Tests on current transformers and voltage transformers:
Dielectric withstand tests - wet or dry
AC voltage up to 600 kV
Lightning impulse up to 2.6 MV
Switching impulse voltage up to 1.8 MV
Partial discharge voltage  up to 380 kV


DC voltage; Dielectric dissipation; Impulse voltage; Partial discharge;
High voltage;
Direct Voltage tests on Power Transformers:
Dielectric withstand tests - wet or dry;
AC voltage;
Lightning impulse;
Switching impulse voltage;
Partial discharge voltage;
by the methods of -
AS 2374, AS/NZS 60076 ; IEC 60076.
Direct Voltage tests on Instrument Transformers
by the methods of -
IEC 61869, AS 60044, IEC 60044.
Dielectric withstand tests, both wet and dry 
by the methods of -
IEC 60060 and AS 1931 (High voltage tests only
Direct Voltage tests on Power Transformers
Direct Voltage tests on Instrument Transformers
Dielectric withstand tests, both wet and dry 
Partial discharge voltage
Lightning impulse
Switching impulse voltage 

Electricity grid and industrial power supply equipment and systems;
AC voltage; DC voltage; Dielectric dissipation; Impulse voltage;
High voltage;
Dielectric withstand tests - wet or dry;
AC voltage;
DC voltage;
Lightning impulse voltage;
Switching impulse voltage;


by the methods of -
 IEC 60060; AS 1931; AS 60060 (High Voltage test techniques only).
Dielectric withstand tests, both wet and dry up to 600 kV
AC voltage up to 600 kV
DC voltage up to 1 MV
Lightning impulse up to 2.6 MV
Switching impulse voltage up to 1.8 MV


Partial discharge;
Partial discharge;
Partial discharge 
by the methods of -
AS 60270; IEC 60270
For test voltages up to 380 kV ACrms


AC voltage; Corona onset and extinction voltage; Dielectric dissipation; Impulse voltage; Radio influence voltage measurement;
High voltage;
Voltage withstand tests on High voltage switchgears and reactors:
including on-site testing
Dielectric withstand tests - wet or dry;
AC voltage;
DC voltage;
Lightning impulse;
Switching impulse voltage;
Partial discharge voltage;
RIV test;
Corona test;by the methods of -
AS/NZS 60265, IEC 60265 - High-voltage switches
IEC 60289 - Reactors, 
AS 2650, IEC 60694 - common specifications for high-voltage switchgear and control gear standards,
IEC 60700 - Thyristor valves for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission,
AS 60947, IEC 60947 - Low-voltage switchgear and control gear,
AS 62271, IEC 62271 - high-voltage switchgearand control gear;
IEEE std C37.66:IEEE standard requirements for capacitor switches for AC systems,
AS 2067 - Switchgear assemblies and ancillary equipment for alternating voltages above 1 kV,
AS 2467 - Maintenance of electrical switchgear;
High voltage switchgears and reactors
Dielectric withstand tests, both wet and dry up to 600 kV
AC voltage up to 600 kV
Lightning impulse up to 2.6 MV
Switching impulse voltage up to 1.8 MV
Partial discharge, RIV test and corona test voltage up to 380 kV

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Manufactured Goods
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Assessment of emissions and immunity - EMC emission standards
Overhead power lines and high voltage equipment;
Corona onset and extinction voltage; Radio influence voltage measurement;
Not applicable;
By the methods of -
AS 60437 and IEC 60437 - Radio interference test on high-voltage insulators,
IEC 61284 - Overhead Lines Requirements and Tests for Fittings,
AS 62271 - High-voltage switchgear and control gear,
AS 1154 - Insulator and conductor fittings for overhead power lines, 
AS 2650 - Common specifications for high-voltage switchgear and control gearstandard, 
AS/NZS CISPR 16.1 and AS/NZS CISPR 16.2 - Specification for radio disturbance and immunity measuring apparatus and methods,
CISPR 18-1, CISPR 18-2 and CISPR 18-3 - Radio interference characteristics ofoverhead power lines and high-voltage equipment
Radio influence voltage measurement and determination of corona onset and extinction voltages;
Test voltage up to 400 kV