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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
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 9.1, AS 2885.5 Section 7.8 (Type 1), AS 4037 Section 17, ASME B31.3 Section 345.4, AS 2885.5 Section 7.9 (Type A)
 
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 (2017)
Manufactured Goods
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Evaluation of access protection products
Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts);
Deflection; Rigidity; Strength;
Not applicable;
AS 1657 Section 6.1.2, Appendices B and C
Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics 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


Material performance evaluation of metal products
Reinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concrete;
Bending properties;
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;
Not applicable;
LMATS in-house procedure TP-ME-02
500 N to 500 kN

Tubing/piping;
Bending properties; Flattening properties; Shear strength;
Not applicable;
AS/NZS 1163 Section 10, AS 2505.3, ASTM A370

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


Wrapping;
Not applicable;
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;
Not applicable;
 AS 1391; AS 4291.1
500 N to 500 kN

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

Welded test specimens;
Macroscopic examination;
Visual examination;
AS 3992 Section 13.5; ASME IX; AWS D1.1; AWS D1.6

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;
Not applicable;
AS 3992 Section 13.4, ASME IX QB170


Torque on stud welds;
Not applicable;
ASME IX QW 192


Macroscopic examination;
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 12; AWS D1.6 Section 46; ISO 9017

Prepared metallic test specimens; Tubing/piping;
Bending properties; Compression; Flattening properties; Shear modulus; Shear strength;
Not applicable;
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; AS 2205.7.1; ASTM E23; ISO 148-1
Temperature range - ambient down to -70°C and at -196°C
Excluding lateral expansion for ASTM E23


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


Bending properties;
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;
Not applicable;
AS 4822 Appendix F


Ductility;
Not applicable;
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;
Not applicable;
AS 3894.6, Methods A, E

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Materials
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis of metals and alloys
Cast irons; Chromium and chromium alloys; High alloy steels; Nickel and nickel alloys; Tool steels;
Comparative indication of material grade and alloy type;
Portable X-ray fluorescence equipment;

UNS# A13840, A95083, A96063, C36000, C62700, C71300, G43400, C83600, G86200, N06002, N09901, R30605, R30816, S17400, S30300, S30400, S31254, S31600, S31700, S32100, S32205, S32550, S32750, S43100, T 20813, SAE# G4130, G4140, G5200


Material performance evaluation of refractories, ceramics and related materials
Silicate glasses;
Microhardness of glass beads;
Not applicable;
ASTM E 384
up to 9.8 N
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 V-notch (impact value); Ferric chloride corrosion test; Sodium hydroxide etch test;
ASTM A923 Methods A,B,C

Chemical corrosion treatment materials;
Adhesion;
Not applicable;
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;
Dissolution - Strip, weigh and analytical;
AS 1627.6 Appendix B4


Coating mass;
Dissolution - Strip, weigh and analytical;
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;
Not applicable;
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 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;
Not applicable;
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