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REDBANK, QLD 4301
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www.simtars.com.au

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Mr Paul Chant
+61(07) 38106359

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  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2017) - The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
    Calibration
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Chemical metrology - Gas analysers
    Gas analysers;
    Concentration;

    in house method LP0022
    Carbon monoxide : NDIR; 0.0001-10%
    Carbon monoxide : Electrochemical; 0.0001-1%
    Carbon dioxide : NDIR; 0.001-100%
    Methane : NDIR; 0.01-100%
    Methane : Pellistor; 0.01-5%
    Methane : Methanometer; 0.01-100%
    Oxygen : Electrochemical; 0.01-25%
    Oxygen : Paramagnetic; 0.01-25%
    Hydrogen Sulphide : Electrochemical; 0.1-20000ppm
    Sulfur dioxide : Electrochemical; 0.1-20000ppm
    Sulfur dioxide : NDIR; 0.00001-50%
    Sulfur dioxide : UV fluorescence; 0.1-50ppm
    Nitric oxide : Chemiluminescent; 0.1-5000ppm
    Nitrogen dioxide : Chemiluminescent; 0.1-5000ppm
    Nitrogen dioxide : Electrochemical; 0.1-10000ppm
    Oxides of nitrogen : Chemiluminescent; 0.1-10000ppm
    Ammonia : Electrochemical; 0.0001-1%
    Propane : Pellistor; 0.01-3%
    Hexane/Methane/Propane: Pellistor; 0.01-100% LEL
    Methane : FID; 0.01-100%
    Methane/Hydrogen : Thermal conductivity; 0.01 - 100% LEL
    CAPABILITY
    with least uncertainty of measurement of 5.0 % relative

  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
    Environment
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Analysis for diesel particulates
    Diesel particulates;
    Volume measurement;



    Carbon - Elemental as diesel particulates;
    Nondispersive infrared (NDIR);
    In-house LP0210
    Analysis for elements
    Air - Ambient;
    Arsenic; Cadmium; Copper; Lead; Zinc;
    ICP-AES;
    In-house LP0047
    Particulate metals on high volume filters



    Analysis for elements
    Air - Ambient;
    Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Sodium; Sulfur; Thallium; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc;
    ICP-AES;
    In-house LP0181
    Particulate metals on high volume and micro filters collected by high and low volume samplers



    Analysis for hydrocarbons
    Air - Confined spaces;
    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs);
    HPLC;
    In-house LP196
    Analysis for isocyanates
    Vapours;
    Isocyanates - Total;
    HPLC;
    In-house LP0195
    Analysis for organic vapours
    Emissions; Vapours;
    Formaldehyde (methanal);
    HPLC;
    In-house LP0184

    Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines; Vapours;
    Volume measurement;


    Vapours;
    1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2-Trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane (freon 113' trichlorotrifluoroethane); 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); Acetone; Bromoform (tribromomethane); Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Butylacetate; Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Ethylacetate; Propylacetate; Tetrachloroethene (perchlororethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichloromethane (chloroform);
    GC-MS;
    In-house LP0209
    Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics
    Air - Ambient;
    Particulate matter;
    High volume gravimetric;
    AS 3580.9.3


    Particulate matter - PM10;
    Low volume gravimetric;
    AS 3580.9.9


    Particulate matter - PM10;
    High volume gravimetric;
    AS 3580.9.6


    Particulate matter - PM10;
    Tapered element oscillating microbalance (TEOM);
    AS 3580.9.8


    Particulate matter - PM2.5;
    Low volume gravimetric;
    AS 3580.9.10

    Air - Ambient; Tedlar bags;
    Hydrogen sulfide;
    Gas chromatography (GC);
    In-house LP0037;  In-house LP0045
    Analysis for respirable quartz
    Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines; Filters; Inhalable particles and dust;
    Volume measurement;


    Air - Confined spaces; Inhalable particles and dust;
    α-Quartz;
    Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR);
    In-house LP0016
    Analysis of inhalable and respirable dust
    Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor;
    Dust - Total;
    Classical;
    OSHA Standard 1910.1043 Appendix A (Cotton);
    In-house LP0046 (Wood) 


    cotton dust; wood dust


    Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines;
    Dust - Inhalable; Dust - Respirable;
    Gravimetric;
    In-house LP0046
    Analysis of the workplace environment and hazards for inorganic gases
    Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines; Emissions; Exhausts; Inhalable particles and dust; Vapours;
    Volume measurement;


    Exhausts; Gases; Inhalable particles and dust; Vapours;
    Ammonia;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    In-house LP0216


    Cyanides - Aerosol and gas;
    Classical;
    In-house LP0202


    Fluoride - Aerosol and gas;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    in house LP0186


    Inorganic acids;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    In-house LP0185


    Sulfur dioxide;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    In-house LP0219


    Bromine; Chlorine;
    Ion chromatography (IC);
    in house LP0193
    Analysis of the workplace environment and hazards for metals and metal compounds
    Fumes;
    Mercury - Vapour;
    Flow injection mercury system (FIMS);
    In-house LP0062

    Dust; Filters;
    Mercury - Particulate;
    Flow injection mercury system (FIMS);
    In-house LP0061

    Dust; Filters; Fumes;
    Chromium VI;
    Classical;
    In-house LP0191


    Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Sodium; Thallium; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc;
    ICP-AES;
    In-house LP0200

    Welding fumes and gases;
    Aluminium; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Vanadium; Zinc;
    ICP-AES;
    In-house LP218
    Analysis of the workplace environment in confined spaces
    Air - Confined spaces;
    Volume measurement;

    Meteorological monitoring
    Atmosphere;
    Wind direction; Wind speed - Horizontal;
    Classical;
    In-house LP0121
    Sample collection
    Air - Ambient;
    Not applicable;
    Gas analyser;
    AS3580.9.3 - Total suspended particulate matter (TSP) - High volume sampler gravimetric method;
    AS 3580.9.6 - Suspended particulate matter - PM10 high volume - by gravimetric;
    AS 3580.9.8 - Suspended particulate matter PM10 by TEOM;
    AS 3580.9.9 - Suspended particulate matter - PM10 low volume - by gravimetric;
    AS 3580.9.10 - Suspended particulate matter - PM2.5 low volume - by gravimetric;
    AS3580.10.1 - Methods for sampling and analysis of ambient air - Determination of particulate matter - Deposited matter - Gravimetric method;
    USEPA Compendium TO-4A - Pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls using high-volume polyurethane foam (PUF);
    USEPA Compendium Method TO-9A - Determination of polychlorinated, polybrominated and brominated/chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in ambient air;
    USEPA Compendium TO-10A - Pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in ambient air using low volume polyurethane foam (PUF);
    USEPA Compendium Method TO-11A - Formaldehyde by absorbent cartridge;
    USEPA Compendium Method TO-13A - Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in ambient air;
    USEPA Compendium Method TO-15 - Determination of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air collected in specially-prepared canisters;
    USEPA Compendium Method TO-17 - Determination of volatile organic compounds in ambient air using active sampling onto sorbent tubes;
    In-house LP0087 - Volatile organic compounds;
    In-house LP0109 - Hydrogen sulfide using Tedlar bags


    Not applicable;

    AS 3580.10.1

    Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines;
    Not applicable;
    Active sampling onto sorption tubes; Impinger; Manual by hand;
    AS2985 - Respirable dust;
    AS2986.1 - Volatile organic compounds - Pumped sampling method;
    AS 2986.2 - Volatile organic compounds - Diffusive sampling method;
    AS3640 - Inhalable dust;
    AS3853.1 - Welding particles;
    NIOSH Method 1003 - Hydrocarbons (halogenated);
    NIOSH 1300 - Ketones I;
    NIOSH 1301 - Ketones II;
    NIOSH 1400 - Alcohols I;
    NIOSH 1401 - Alcohols II;
    NIOSH 1402 - Alcohols III;
    NIOSH 1403 - Alcohols IV;
    NIOSH 1405 - Alcohols combined;
    NIOSH 1450 - Esters I;
    NIOSH 1500 - Hydrocarbons (BP 36:C - 216:C);
    NIOSH 1501 - Hydrocarbons (aromatic);
    NIOSH 1550 - Napthas;
    NIOSH 1552 - Terpenes;
    NIOSH 1600 - Carbon disulfide;
    NIOSH 2016 - Formaldehyde;
    NIOSH 2500 - Methyl ethyl ketone;
    NIOSH 5026 - Oil mist (mineral);
    NIOSH 5040 - Diesel particulate matter (as elemental carbon);
    NIOSH 5042 - Benzene - soluble fraction and total particulate;
    NIOSH 5506 - Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons;
    NIOSH 5523 - GlycolsNIOSH 6004 - Sulfur dioxide;
    NIOSH 6011 - Bromine and chlorine;
    NIOSH 7300 ; Elements by ICP;
    NIOSH 7401 - Alkaline dusts;
    NIOSH 7600 - Hexavalent chromium;
    NIOSH 7903 - Inorganic Acids;
    NIOSH 7906 - Fluorides (aerosol and gas);
    MDHS 25/3 - Organic isocyanates;
    OSHA 42 - Diisocyanates;
    OSHA 47 - Methylene bisphenyl isocyanate (MDI);
    OSHA 58 - Coal tar pitch volatiles;
    OSHA 99 - Propylene glycol monomethyl ethers/acetates;
    OSHA 1910.1043 Appendix A - Cotton dust;
    OSHA ID-140 - Mercury vapour;
    OSHA ID-145 - Particulate mercury;
    USEPA Compendium TO-15 - Sampling of volatile organic compounds in ambient air by canisters;
    USEPA Compendium TO-17 - Sampling of volatile organic compounds in ambient air by active sampling onto sorption tubes

  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
    Materials
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Analysis for chemical composition of gas and aerosols
    Industrial gas supplies excluding fuels and calibration mixtures;
    Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrogen; Hydrogen sulfide; Nitrogen; Oxygen;
    GC-TCD;
    In-house LP0043;
    In-house LP0045
    Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products
    Natural gas;
    Argon; Benzene; Butane (n-butane); Calorific value; Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Carbonyl sulfide; Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Ethylbenzene; Ethylmercaptan; Helium; Hexane (n-hexane); Hydrocarbons: C1-C7 ; Hydrogen; Hydrogen sulfide; Isobutane; Isopentane; Methane; Methylmercaptan; Nickel; Nitrogen; Oxygen; Pentane (n-pentane); Propane; Toluene; Xylene;
    GC-TCD;
    In-house LP0023;
    In-house LP0043;
    In-house LP0045