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279 Normanby Road
PORT MELBOURNE, VIC 3207
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www.vipac.com.au

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Dr C Cornwell
+61(03) 96479800

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  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005) - 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 - 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 (2005)
    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; Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen;
    GC-TCD;
    In-house WI-UC-086

    Petroleum based




    C1-C7 hydrocarbons;
    GC-FID;
    In-house WI-UC-086

    Gaseous fuels;
    C1-C7 hydrocarbons;
    GC-FID;
    In-house WI-UC-086

    Petroleum based




    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; 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