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Victorian Technology Centre
275-283 Normanby Road
PORT MELBOURNE, VIC 3207
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www.vipac.com.au

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Mr Benjamin Smith
+61(03) 96479700

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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Infrastructure and Asset Integrity
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Evaluation of air control equipment
Fans;
Air delivery; Air flow; Fan speed and power;
Not applicable;
Air delivery, fan speed and power of electric circulating fans for household and similar use, excluding ceiling-type fans, to AS 2071-1984
Air flow measurement of fans and blowers using ASHRAE 51-75 nozzles, pitot tubes
Air flow measurement of gas fired ducted air heaters using ASHRAE 51-75 nozzles to AS 4556 and AG 106 (M.O.T.5.13.1-96)
BS 848 Part 1
ISO 5801
Air flow measurements with least uncertainties of measurement of -
6% from 0.01 to 1.0 m³/s using orifice plates;
4% from 0.05 to 1.0 m³/s using ASHRAE 51-75 nozzles;
10% from 2 to 5 m³/s using pitot tubes;
4% from 5 to 50 m³/s using pitot tubes;
10% from 0.2 to 2 m³/s using hot-wire anemometers;
5% from 2 to 10 m³/s using hot-wire anemometers;
20% from 0.2 to 20 m³/s using vane anemometers

Air conditioning and ventilation systems;
Air flow;
Not applicable;
ASHRAE 55
ASHRAE 70
ASHRAE 113
ASHRAE 130
ISO 5219
ISO 7730
AS 4740
ADC FD72
ARI 650
BS 4797 Part 1

Dampers;
Cyclic test; Dynamic closure; Leakage; Operation; Temperature degradation;
Not applicable;
UL 555
BS EN 1751
ISO 10294
AS 1682.1
 SS 333
Evaluation of mechanical performance of pressure plant, pipelines and equipment
Valves;
Pneumatic pressure;
Not applicable;
AS/NZS 4129 Section 2.4.2 and AS/NZS 4130 Appendix F

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Manufactured Goods
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Mechanical performance evaluation of components for building envelopes, framing and interior lining
Door, window and skylight assemblies;
Air infiltration; Deflection; Operating force; Proof load; Strength at ultimate limit state loading; Structural performance evaluation; Water penetration resistance;
Cyclic pressure; Static pressure;
including on-site tests to
AS/NZS 4420.1;
AS 2047 Section 2

Facade assemblies including interior and exterior cladding systems;
Air infiltration; Deflection; Proof load; Strength at ultimate limit state loading; Structural performance evaluation; Water penetration resistance;
Cyclic pressure; Static pressure;
including on-site tests to 
AS/NZS 4284 Sections 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.8 and Appendices C, D, E (CSIRO SIROWET procedure);
 NCC Building Code of Australia (Volume 1, Section FV1 and Volume 2, Section V2.2.1)

Facade assemblies including interior and exterior cladding systems; Wall, floor and ceiling panels;
Water penetration resistance;
Field check - Spray;
including on-site tests to
AAMA 501.2
Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Physical evaluation
Water service products - Connectors, filters, fittings, hoses and pipes;
Back siphonage; Leakage; Pressure; Pressure cycling resistance; Pull-out resistance; Reversion; Thermal cycling; Thread form evaluation; Torque;
Not applicable;
AS 1722.2, ISO 7.1
Field testing of thread checks in accordance with ISO7.1 and ISO 228.1
AS/NZS 1260 Sections 3, 4, 5 
AS/NZS 1462 Parts 1, 6 
AS/NZS 1477 Clauses 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.6, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 3.4.3, 3.4.4, 3.5.1, 3.5.2 
AS/NZS 2492 Section 2.3, Table 2.1 
AS/NZS 4130 Sections 10.1, 10.2, 10.4 
including dimensional measurements for determination of compliance with Section 9.1 
AS/NZS 4441 Sections 11.1 
Hydrostatic pressure tests in the range 0.25 to 20,000 kPa 
Water flow pressure tests in the range 1 to 2,000 kPa 
Water flow rates in the range 0 to 400 L/s 
Static torque tests in the range 0 to 646 Nm 
Vacuum pressure tests in the range 0 to -100 kPa 
Force measurement tests in the range 0 to 10,000 N 
Linear dimensions 0.02 mm to 8 m 
Water temperature -100°C to 80°C


Endurance; Hydrostatic pressure;
Not applicable;
AS/NZS 4130 Section 10.1 , 10.4 and AS/NZS 4129
Thermal performance evaluation of building and insulating products
Building envelopes;
Air permeability;
Fan pressurisation;
BS EN 13829, AS/NZS ISO 9972