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Address Details:
279 Normanby Road
PORT MELBOURNE, VIC 3207
AUSTRALIA Map
www.vipac.com.au

Contact Details:
Mr Benjamin Smith
+61(03) 96479700

Availability:
Services available to external clients

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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Calibration
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Chemical metrology - Dynamic gas blenders
Dynamic gas blenders;
Volume fractions;
Absolute method;
In-house WI-UIN-0201
in-house calibration only
CAPABILITY
1.2%
Chemical metrology - Gas analysers
Gas analysers;
Concentration;
Direct measurement by certified reference material;
In-house WI-UIN-66
CO: (electrochemical) 0-1000ppm 
O2: (electrochemical) 0-25%
CH4 (thermal conductivity): 0-100%
CH4 (hot wire): 0-100%
CH4 (catalytic combustion): 0-100%
CH4 (semiconductor): 0-500ppm
CH4 (IR): 0-100%
C3H8 (thermal conductivity): 0-1000ppm
C3H8 (hot wire): 0-100%
C3H8 (catalytic combustion): 0-100%
C3H(semiconductor): 0-1000ppm
C3H8 (IR): 0-100%
H2S (electrochemical): 0-100ppm
Natural gas (thermal conductivity): 0-100%
CAPABILITY
CO: Electrochemical: 5% relative or 6ppm over the range 0-1000ppm, whichever is greater
O2: Electrochemical: 2.5% relative or 0.2% Oxygen over the range 0-25% Oxygen, whichever is greater
CH4: Thermal conductivity: 3% methane over the range 0-100% methane
CH4: Hot wire: 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL
CH4: Catalytic combustio): 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL
CH4: Semiconductor: 5% or 5ppm (whichever is larger) in the range 0-500ppm and 5% in the range 500-1000ppm
CH4: IR: 2% from 0-100%
C3H8: Thermal conductivity: 2.5% relative or 5ppm over the range 0-1000ppm
C3H8: Hot wire: 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL
C3H8: Catalytic combustion: 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL
C3H8: Semiconductor: 5% or 5ppm (whichever is larger) in the range 0-500ppm and 5% in the range 500-1000ppm
C3H8: IR: 2% from 0-100%
H2S: Electrochemical: 5% relative or 3ppm over the range 0-100ppm, whichever is greater
Natural gas: Thermal conductivity: 3% gas/methane over the range 0-100% gas/methane

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Materials
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products
Liquid fuels;
Mercaptan sulfur;
Calculation; Classical; Titration;
BS 2000-272 and in-house WI-UC-103




Calorific value; Density; Vapour pressure; Wobbe index;
Calculation;
In-house WI-UC-105


Propane;
Classical; Valve freeze;
ASTM D2713 and in-house WI-UC-114


Residue on evaporation;
Classical;
JLPGA-S-03 and in-house WI-UC-102



Gaseous fuels;
Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen;
GC-TCD;
In-house WI-UC-086


Hydrocarbons: C1-C7 ;
GC-FID;
In-house WI-UC-086


Hydrocarbons: C1-C7 ;
GC-FID;
In-house WI-UC-086


Copper corrosion;
Classical;
ASTM D183 and ISO 6251


Water dew point; Water vapour content;
Classical;
ASTM D1142 and in-house WI-UC-101


Composition of gaseous fuels;
Gas chromatography (GC);
ASTM D1945 and in-house WI-UC-112


Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Nitrogen; Oxygen;
GC-TCD;
In-house WI-UC-086




Sulfur - Total;

In-house WI-UC-104
Technique to be advised


Heating value; Relative density (specific gravity); Vapour pressure; Wobbe index;
Calculation;
ISO 6976


Reformed gas analysis;
Gas chromatography (GC);
In-house WI-UC-111
ASTM D1946


Calorific value; Density; Relative density (specific gravity); Wobbe index;
Calculation;
In-house WI-UC-105


Heating value; Relative density (specific gravity);
Calculation;
In-house WI-UC-086


Copper corrosion; Mercaptan sulfur; Sulfur - Total;
Classical;
In-house WI-UC-082
Mercaptan/Sulfur/Total sulfur technique to be confirmed

Gaseous fuels; Liquid fuels;
Motor octane number (MON);
Calculation;
In-house WI-UC-109

Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG);
Hydrogen sulfide;
Classical;
ISO 8819 and in-house WI-UC-108
Sample collection
Gases and aerosols;
Not applicable;

In-house WI-UC-086
Technique to be advised

Biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products;
Not applicable;

Liqufied petroleum gases: ASTM D1265 and in-house WI-UC-086
Gaseous fuels: ISO 10715 Annex F - indirect spot sampling using evacuated cylinder
Petroleum gaseous fuels - In-house WI-UC-106
Technique to be advised