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Unit 1, 153 Bertie Street
PORT MELBOURNE , VIC 3207
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www.measurement.gov.au

Contact Details:
Ms Charmaine Kwan
+61(02) 84673836

Availability:
Services conditionally available to external clients

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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Calibration
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instruments
Autocollimators;
Angle (arc);
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.15 seconds of arc from 0 seconds of arc to 1000 seconds of arc

Dial gauges; Electronic length gauges; Micrometer heads;
Length measurements;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Micrometer heads
0.3 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm

Dial gauges & electronic length indicators
0.21 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm (depending on instrument resolution)

Steel rulers and measuring tapes;
Length measurements;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.008 mm from 1 mm up to 1 m for steel rules
Measuring Tapes:
0.3 mm from 1 mm up to 30 m
0.6 mm above 30 m up to 60 m
0.9 mm above 60 m up to 100 m 
Dimensional metrology - Jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, machine tools, gears, splines and serrations
Components and QC standards; Jigs and fixtures;
Angle; Diameter; Flatness; Length measurements; Parallelism;
Direct measurement;
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Types requiring linear, angular and form measurements 
(1.9 + 0.003 x L) μm for lengths (L) from 0.01 mm to 1200 mm
Dimensional metrology - Length and angle standards
Angle gauges and precision polygons; Precision circular scales;
Angle (arc);
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
0.05 seconds of arc for precision circular scales (rotary encoder)
0.2 seconds of arc for polygons with up to 72 sides
0.3 seconds of arc for angle gauges

Optical flats; Optical parallels;
Flatness; Length measurements; Parallelism;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
(202 + (0.24 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 10 mm to 200 mm (flatness)
30 nm for diameters from 10 mm to 200 mm (parallelism)
80 nm for diameters from 10 mm to 200 mm (length)

Calibration gauges for coordinate measuring machines;
Angle (arc); Diameter; Flatness; Length measurements; Parallelism;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
(0.72 + (0.0015 x L)2)0.5 μm for lengths (L) from 0 mm to 1200 mm

Precision linear scales;
Length measurements;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
0.14 μm to 0.17 μm for lengths from 0.01 mm to 300 mm (stage micrometers and graticules)
(0.32 + (0.0012 x L)2)0.5 μm for lengths (L) from 0.5 mm to 1000 mm


Laser length interferometers;
Length measurements;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
(402 + (12 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 0 m to 20 m

Gauge blocks and accessories; Length bars and accessories;
Length measurements;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
(432 + (0.7 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 0.5 mm to 102 mm
(942 + (1.02 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 102 mm to 1300 mm

External cylindrical standards; Internal cylindrical standards;
Diameter;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1.5 mm to 125 mm for internal cylindrical standards
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1 mm to 200 mm for external cylindrical standards
Dimensional metrology - Limit gauges and reference standards
Plain plug gauges;
Diameter;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1.0 mm to 125 mm
Dimensional metrology - Surface topography
Surface finish reference standards;
Depth; Ra; Surface texture;
Direct measurement;
Calibration of surface finish reference standards following ISO 5436
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
(0.005 + 0.0047 D) μm where D is the depth in μm for grooves and step heights from 0.1 μm to 250 μm
(0.013 + 0.017 P) μm where P is the measured parameter Ra or Rq from 0.1 μm to 250 μm
(0.005 + 0.016 P) μm where P is the measured parameter Rz, Rp, Rv or Rt from 0.1 μm to 250 μm



Cylinders; Hemispherical and spherical standards; Inclined standards; Magnification standards; Rings; Roundness standards;
Depth; Roundness;
Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement; Direct measurement;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
0.008 μm for hemispherical and spherical standards
0.03 μm for cylinders and rings, diameters up to 400 mm
0.10 μm for magnification standards (sagitta depth)
0.10 μm for inclined standards
Dimensional metrology - Survey and alignment equipment
Electronic distance measuring equipment;
Length measurements;
Direct measurement;
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.14 mm to 0.22 mm in the range 0 m to 131 m by comparison to laser interferometer
0.25 mm to 0.49 mm in the range 20 m to 650 m by base line measurements
3 in 108 for scale factor by frequency calibration under ambient laboratory conditions
0.1 mm for zero offset correction by baseline measurements and least square determination (ISO17123 part 4)
Mass - Determination of mass and calibration of weighing devices
Pressure calibration standards;
Mass;
Gravimetric measurement against reference mass;
1 g to 10 kg
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Calibration of masses for pressure balances (including piston mass)
0.2 mg + 2 mg/kg from 1 g to 300 g
3 mg + 2 mg/kg from 300 g to 10 kg
Pressure metrology - Pressure and vacuum measuring equipment
Barometers; Digital pressure gauges; Manometers; Pressure control devices; Pressure gauges; Pressure transducers;
Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure;
Comparison with reference instrument;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Aneroid barometers (including onsite calibrations)
0.8 Pa or 0.0020 % , whichever is the greater, from 10 kPa to 50 kPa absolute,
1.0 Pa from 50 kPa to 120 kPa absolute.

In-situ single point check of mercurial barometers at the prevailing atmospheric pressure (and temperature)
25 Pa

Includes in-house calibration of integral thermometers
0.1 °C from 18 °C to 25 °C

Calibration of pneumatic pressure devices
0.8 Pa or 0.0020% whichever is greater, from 1.38 kPa to 50 kPa absolute

1.0 Pa from 50 kPa to 120 kPa absolute
 0.0020% from 120 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute
0.5 Pa or 0.0010% whichever is greater, from -0.3 kPa to 170 kPa gauge
0.0015% from 170 kPa to 700 kPa gauge
0.0016% + (0.0001% * P) MPa-1 from 700 kPa to 10000 kPa gauge
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa


Calibration of hydraulic pressure devices
10 Pa or 0.0020% from 0.06 MPa to 10 MPa
√[(25x10-6(P))2+(0.17x10-6(P)2)2] MPa from 10 MPa to 500 MPa
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa

Vacuum gauges;
Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure;
Comparison with reference instrument;
CAPABILITY
Bourdon tube and non bourdon tube types including those listed below
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
Capacitance Diaphragm Gauges and similar types using aneroid sensing elements, and having negligible gas species sensitivity
0.004 Pa plus 0.1% of reading in the range of 0.1 Pa to 1 Pa
0.5% of reading in the range of 1 Pa to 10 Pa
0.05 Pa or 0.3% of reading, whichever is the greater, in the range of 10 Pa to 1380 Pa

Thermal Conductivity Gauges and other non-aneroid types
0.012 Pa in the range of 0.1 Pa to 0.65 Pa
0.06 Pa in the range of 0.65 Pa to 5 Pa
1.5% of reading in the range of 5 Pa to 1380 Pa
Pressure metrology - Pressure standards
Air operated piston gauges; Oil operated piston gauges; Pressure calibrators - Non-dead weight;
Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure;
Comparison with dead weight tester; Comparison with reference instrument;
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Calibration of Pneumatic pressure balances and Air operated piston gauges
0.8 Pa or 0.0020% whichever is greater, from 3 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute
0.5 Pa or 0.0010% whichever is greater, from 0.3 kPa to 170 kPa gauge
0.5 Pa or 0.0015% whichever is greater, from 170 kPa to 700 kPa gauge
0.5 Pa or 0.0016% + (0.0001% * P) MPa-1 whichever is greater, from 700 kPa to 10000 kPa gauge
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa


Calibration of Hydraulic pressure balances and Oil operated piston gauges
10 Pa or 0.0020% from 0.06 MPa to 10 MPa
√[(25x10-6(P))2+(0.17x10-6(P)2)2] MPa from 10 MPa to 500 MPa
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa


Includes calibration of integral thermometers
0.1 °C from 18 °C to 25 °C


ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Manufactured Goods
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Performance evaluation of personal protective equipment (PPE)
Medical face masks;
Breathability;
Not applicable;
AS 4381 Table 2,
EN 14683:2014 Annex C,
in-house method 20/010/380
Single use face masks


Synthetic blood penetration;
Not applicable;
AS 4381 Table 2,
ASTM F1862-13,
ASTM F1862M-13,
ISO 22609,
in-house method 20/010/400
Single use face masks (including Target Plate method)