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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 (2005)
Calibration
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instruments
Autocollimators; Dial gauges; Micrometer heads; Steel rulers and measuring tapes;
Angle (arc); Flatness; Length measurements; Parallelism;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
Autocollimators, Dial Gauges and Micrometer Heads
From 0 mm to 25.4 mm

Steel Rulers and Measuring Tapes
From 1 mm to 1 m (rigid)
From 1 mm to 100 m (flexible)
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Micrometer heads
0.3 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm

Electronic indicators, dial gauges and test indicators
1 μm for instruments reading to 1 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm
0.21 μm for digital indicators with a readability of 0.1 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm

Auto Collimators
0.15 seconds of arc

Steel Rulers and Measuring Tapes
0.008 mm - from 1mm up to 1 m (rigid)
0.3 mm from 1mm up to 30 m (flexible)
0.6 mm above 30 m up to 60 m (flexible)
0.9 mm above 60 m up to 90 m (flexible)
0.9 mm above 90 m up to 100 m (flexible)
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;
0.01 mm to 1200 mm
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; Calibration gauges for coordinate measuring machines; External cylindrical standards; Gauge blocks and accessories; Internal cylindrical standards; Laser length interferometers; Length bars and accessories; Optical flats; Optical parallels; Precision circular scales; Precision linear scales;
Angle (arc); Diameter; Length measurements;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
Angle gauges and precision polygons
Polygons up to 72 sided, glass or steel
External cylindrical standards
1 mm to 200 mm
Internal cylindrical standards
Plain setting rings
1.5 mm to 125 mm
Gauge blocks and accessories
0.5 mm to 102 mm
Length bars and accessories
0.5 mm to 1300 mm
Precision linear scales
0.5 mm to 1000 mm
Linear scales - stage micrometers
0.01 mm to 300 mm
Laser length standards and Laser length interferometers
0 m to 20 m
Calibration gauges for coordinate measuring machines
0 mm to 1200 mm
Optical flats and precision flat reflectors 
10 mm to 200 mm
Optical parallels 
10 mm to 120 mm
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Angle gauges and precision polygons
Polygons up to 72 sided, glass or steel
0.2 seconds of arc
Angle gauges

0.3 seconds of arc


External cylindrical standards
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1 mm to 200 mm

Internal cylindrical standards
Plain setting rings
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1.5 mm to 125 mm

Gauge blocks and accessories
(432 + (0.7 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 0.5 mm to 102 mm

Length bars and accessories
(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 100 mm to 1300 mm

Precision circular scales
Calibration of rotary encoders
0.05 seconds of arc

Precision linear scales
(0.32 + (0.0012 x L)2)0.5 μm for lengths (L) from 0.5 mm to 1000 mm

Linear scales - stage micrometers
0.14 μm to 0.17 μm for sizes from 0.01 mm to 300 mm

Laser length standards and Laser length interferometers
(402 + (12 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 0 m to 20 m

Calibration gauges for coordinate measuring machines
(0.72 + (0.0015 x L)2)0.5 μm for lengths (L) from 0 mm to 1200 mm

Optical flats and precision flat reflectors
(202 + (0.24 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 10 mm to 200 mm

Optical parallels
With diameters from 10 mm to 120 mm
0.03 μm for parallelism
0.04 μm for flatness
0.08 μm for length

Dimensional metrology - Limit gauges and reference standards
Plain plug gauges;
Diameter;
Direct measurement against a reference standard;
1.0 mm to 125 mm
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
Cylinders; Hemispherical and spherical standards; Inclined standards; Magnification standards; Rings; Roundness standards; Surface finish reference standards;
Depth; Roundness; Surface texture;
To be determined;
Calibration of surface finish reference standards following ISO 5436 Roundness
Diameters up to 400 mm
Surface finish reference standards and Surface texture
0.1 μm to 250 μm
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Roundness
Measurement of rings and cylinders of nominal diameter up to 400 mm 
0.03 μm

Roundness standards
Calibration of hemispherical, spherical, magnification and inclined standards
0.008 μm for hemispherical and spherical standards
0.10 μm for magnification standards
0.10 μm for inclined standards


Surface finish reference standards and Surface texture
(0.005 + 0.0047 x 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 x P) μm where P is the measured parameter Ra or Rq from 0.1 μm to 250 μm
(0.005 + 0.016 x P) μm where P is the measured parameter Rz, Rp, Rv or Rt from 0.1 μm to 250 μm


Dimensional metrology - Survey and alignment equipment
Electronic distance measuring equipment;
Length measurements;
To be determined;
2 m to 131 m using the Lindfield tape tunnel by comparison to laser interferometer
20 m to 650 m by frequency calibration and base line measurements
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.14 mm to 0.22 mm in the range 2 m to 131 m using the Lindfield tape tunnel by comparison to laser interferometer
0.25 mm to 0.49 mm in the range 20 m to 650 m by frequency calibration and base line measurements
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;
In-situ single point check of Fortin Barometers in accordance with NATA Technical Note number 8. Barometers
10 kPa to 120 kPa absolute and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
Pneumatic pressure devices
3 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
0.3 kPa to 10000 kPa gauge and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
Hydraulic pressure devices
0.06 MPa to 500 MPa and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Aneroid barometers
1 Pa from 10 kPa to 120 kPa absolute
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 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 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;
0.1 Pa to 1300 Pa
CAPABILITY
Bourdon tube and non bourdon tube types including those listed below
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
Capacitance Diaphragm Gauges
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
0.3% of reading in the range of 10 Pa to 1300 Pa

Thermal Conductivity Gauges
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 1300 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;
Pneumatic pressure balances and Air operated piston gauges
3 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
0.3 kPa to 1000 kPa gauge and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
Hydraulic pressure balances and Oil operated piston gauges
0.06 MPa to 500 MPa and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
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