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  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    Infrastructure and Asset Integrity
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Evaluation of mechanical performance of pressure plant, pipelines and equipment
    Piping; Pressure fittings; Valves;
    Hydrostatic pressure; Leakage;
    Not applicable;
    AS 1579 Appendix F, AS 1631 Section 9, AS 2885.5 Section 7.8 (Type 1), AS 4037 Section 17, ASME B31.3 Section 345.4, AS 2885.5 Section 7.9
     
    up to 50 MPa

    Above ground and exposed pipe sections



    Metallic storage vessels; Pressure vessels;
    Hydrostatic pressure;
    Not applicable;
    AS 4037 Section 17 
    up to 50 MPa

  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    Manufactured Goods
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Evaluation of access protection products
    Edge protection (including guardrails and guard rail posts);
    Deflection; Rigidity; Strength;
    Not applicable;
    AS 1657 Section 6.1.2, Appendices B and C
    Material performance evaluation of metal products
    Reinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concrete;
    Bend;
    Simple bend;
    AS/NZS 4671 clause 7.2.3


    Geometric properties;
    Indentation geometry; Mass per unit length; Rib geometry;
    AS 4671 Appendices C 3.1, C 3.2, C 3.3


    Tensile properties;
    Longitudinal tensile;
    AS/NZS 4671 Clause 7.2.2; Appendix C2.2

    Fixtures and components;
    Tensile properties;
    To be determined;
    LMATS in-house procedure TP-ME-02
    500 N to 500 kN

    Tubing/piping;
    Bend; Flattening; Shear strength;
    To be determined;
    AS/NZS 1163 Section 10, AS 2505.3, ASTM A370

    Wire, wire strands and coated wire products;
    Bend;
    Reverse bend; Simple bend;
    AS 2505.2, AS2505.4


    Wrapping;
    To be determined;
    AS 2505.6, ASTM A370


    Tensile properties;
    Cord breaking strength of conveyor wire; Longitudinal tensile;
     AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8, ISO 6892.1

    Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts;
    Tensile properties;
    To be determined;
     AS 1391,AS 4291.1, AS 4291.2
    500 N to 500 kN

    Welded test specimens;
    Nick-break fracture;
    Macroscopic examination; Visual examination;
    AS 2205.4.1, ISO 9017 

    Welded test specimens;
    Macroscopic examination;
    Visual examination;
    AS 3992 Section 13.5

    Brazed specimens




    Shear strength;
    Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control;
     AS 2205.8.1, AS 2205.8.2, ISO 15630-2 


    Peel strength;
    To be determined;
    AS 3992 Section 13.4, ASME IX QB170


    Torque on stud welds;
    To be determined;
    ASME IX QW 192


    Macroscopic integrity;
    Macroscopic examination;
    AS 2205.5.1, ISO 17639


    Cracking;
    Hot cracking;
    AS 2205.9.1


    Fillet-break fracture;
    Macroscopic examination; Visual examination;
    AS 2205.4.2, AWS D1.1 Section 4, ASME Section IX QW 160, AWS D1.6 Section 4, ISO 9017

    Prepared metallic test specimens; Tubing/piping;
    Bend; Compression; Flattening; Shear modulus; Shear strength;
    To be determined;
    LMATS in-house procedure TPME-03, AS/NZS 1163 Section 10; AS 2505.3; ASTM A370
    Compression - 500 N to 500 kN

    Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens;
    Charpy impact toughness;
    Charpy (lateral expansion); Charpy V-notch (impact value);
    AS 1544.2; ISO 148-1, AS 2205.7.1
    Temperature range - ambient down to -70°C and at -196°C


    Tensile properties;
    All-weld-metal tensile; Axial tensile; Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse butt tensile; Transverse joggle-butt tensile; Transverse tensile; Uniaxial tension;
    AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8,ISO 6892-1,AS 2205.2, ISO 4136, ISO 5178, ISO 9018, AS 3992 Section 13.2, ASME IX QW150 and QB150, AWS D1.1 Section 4 and AWS D1.6 Section 4


    500 N to 500 kN 


    Hardness;
    Brinell; Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C; Vickers;
    AS 1816.1; ASTM A370; ASTM E10; ISO 6506-1;AS 1815.1; ASTM E18; ASTM E384; ISO 6508.1;AS 1817.1; ISO 9015-1; ISO 9015-2; ISO 6507-1; AS 2205.6.1
    Brinell 4.9 to 29.4 kN including tests at 29.4 kN using portable hardness testers; Vickers 9.8 N to 490 N and Vickers microhardness up to 9.8 N


    Bend;
    Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse guided bend;
    AS 2505.1; AS 2205.2; AS 2205.5, ASTM A370, AS 2205.3.1, AS 2205.3.2, AS 2205.3.3, AS 3992 Section 13.3, ASME IX QW160, AWS D1.1 Section 4, AWS D1.6 Section 4,
     ISO 5173
    Material performance evaluation of paint and related products
    Architectural coatings; Automotive coatings; Decorative coatings; Industrial coatings; Marine coatings;
    Degree of cure;
    Barcol hardness impressor;
    AS 3894.4 Method D


    Hot water immersion;
    To be determined;
    AS 4822 Appendix F


    Ductility by bending;
    To be determined;
    AS 1580.402.1


    Residual contaminants - Chlorides; Residual contaminants - Oil or water droplet contamination; Residual contaminants - Presence of mill scale; Residual contaminants - Soluble salts of iron; Residual contaminants - Surface dust;
    To be determined;
    AS 3894.6, Methods A, E
    Material performance evaluation of rubber, plastic and composite products
    Pipe material and related products;
    Peel strength; Tensile properties;
    Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control;
    ISO 13953
    ISO 13954

    Butt joints



  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    Materials
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Material performance evaluation of refractories, ceramics and related materials
    Silicate glasses;
    Microhardness of glass beads;
    To be determined;
    ASTM E 384
    Metallic corrosion evaluation
    Copper and copper alloys;
    Dezincification resistance;
    Classical;
    AS 2345


    Stress corrosion resistance;
    Mercurious nitrate;
    AS 2136 and ASTM B154 

    Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys;
    Intergranular attack or end grain pitting on metals caused by aircraft chemical processes; Intergranular corrosion resistance;
    Acidified copper sulfate exposure (Mony-Penny-Strauss); Copper - copper sulfate - sulfuric acid; Ferric sulfate - Sulfuric acid; Nitric acid; Nitric acid exposure (Huey); Oxalic acid etch;
    AS 2038 Section 6,Section 7; AS 2205.10.1;  ASTM A262 Practices A,B,C,E, ASTM G28 Method A; ASTM F2111 Sections 7.4, 7.5, 7.6


    Pitting corrosion resistance;
    Ferric chloride pitting;
    ASTM G48 Method A


    Detrimental intermetallic phase;
    Charpy impact test; Ferric chloride corrosion test; Sodium hydroxide etch test;
    ASTM A923 Methods A,B,C

    Chemical corrosion treatment materials;
    Adhesion;
    To be determined;
    AS 3894.9 Methods A, B, C, ASTM D3359 Methods A, B

    Chemical corrosion treatment materials; Plating;
    Coating thickness;
    Microscopic examination;
    AS 2331.1.1, AS 1214 Appendix A; ASTM B487


    Coating mass;
    Gravimetric strip and weigh (dissolution of coating);
    AS 1627.6 Appendix B4


    Coating mass;
    Gravimetric strip and weigh (dissolution of coating);
    AS 2331.2.1,AS 4680 Appendix G2
    Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys
    Aluminium and aluminium alloys;
    Phase identification and proportion;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM E562


    Anodising thickness;
    To be determined;
    AS 1231 Section 7.2, ASTM B487, ISO 1463


    Depth of cladding;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM B487


    Depth of surface defects;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM E3


    Grain size;
    Microscopic examination;
    AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643

    Copper and copper alloys;
    Phase identification and proportion;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM E562


    Depth of surface defects;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM E3


    Grain size;
    Microscopic examination;
    AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643

    Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Magnesium alloys; Nickel and nickel based alloys; Titanium and titanium alloys;
    Grain size;
    Microscopic examination;
    AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643


    Depth of surface defects;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM E3


    Phase identification and proportion;
    Microscopic examination;
     ASTM E562

    Ferrous materials;
    Grain size;
    Microscopic examination;
    AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643


    Non-metallic inclusion content;
    Microscopic examination;
    AS 2197


    Case depth and depth of decarburisation;
    Hardness traverse; Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination;
    AS 1982 Sections 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, AS 2003 Sections 6.1, 6.2, ASTM F2328, ISO 2639, ISO 3754, SAE J423, 


    Embrittlement;
    To be determined;
    ASTM A143


    Phase identification and proportion;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM E562


    Detection of iron on passivated steel (contamination test);
    Copper sulfate; Potassium ferricyanide nitric acid;
    ASTM A380 Sections 7.2.5.3 and 7.3.4, ASTM A967 Practices D and E


    Depth of surface defects;
    Microscopic examination;
    ASTM E3


    Graphite type and distribution in cast irons;
    Microscopic examination;
    ISO 945


    Non-metallic inclusion content;
    Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination;
    AS 2087, ASTM E45 Section 5.1.3