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Vipac Engineers and Scientists Ltd

Accreditation No: 676
Gas Technology Services
www.vipac.com.au
 
Contact: Dr C Cornwell
Phone: 03 9647 9800
Fax: 03 9646 4370
Email:
 
Address:
279 Normanby Road,
PORT MELBOURNE
VIC 3207
 
Facilities: Public testing service
Last Modified: 24-FEB-15


This facility complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005
Trading as Vipac Engineers and Scientists Pty Ltd
Also trading as Gas Technology Services Pty Ltd

7.16 Fuels
.01 Gaseous fuels
Analysis by classical and GC techniques
by the methods of -
ASTM D1142 Water Dew Point and Water Vapour content
ASTM D1838 Copper Strip Corrosion
ASTM D1945 Analysis of Natural Gas
ASTM D1946 Analysis of Reformed Gas
ISO 6251Copper strip corrosion
ISO 6976 Heating Value (calculated); Relative Density (calculated); Pressure (calculated); Wobbe index (calculated)

in-house methods -
WI-UC-086 Carbon monoxide; carbon dioxide; heating value (calculation); helium; C1 -C7+ hydrocarbons; nitrogen; oxygen plus argon; relative density (calculated)
WI-UC-082 Copper Strip Corrosion; Odorants (Mercaptan Sulfur; Total Sulfur)
WI-UC-101 Water Dew Point and Water Vapour content

WI-UC-104 total sulphur
WI-UC-105 Calorific Values (calculated); Density (calculated); Relative density (calculated); Wobbe index (calculated)
WI-UC-111 Analysis of Reformed Gas
WI-UC-112 Analysis of Natural Gas

.02 Liquid fuels
Analysis by classical and GC techniques
by the methods of -
ASTM D2713 Valve Freeze for Propane

BS 2000-272 Mercaptan sulfur

ISO 8819 Hydrogen Sulfide in LPG Lead Acetate
JLPGA-S-03 Residue on Evaporation

in-house methods -
WI-UC-102 Residue on Evaporation
WI-UC-103 Odorants (Mercaptan Sulfur)
WI-UC-105 Calorific Values (calculated); Density (calculated); Vapour Pressure (calculated); Wobbe index (calculated)
WI-UC-108 Hydrogen Sulfide in LPG Lead Acetate
WI-UC-114 Valve Freeze for Propane

.11 Octane number rating
Analysis of fuels
by the methods of -
in-house methods
WI-UC-109 - MON by calculation

.71 Sampling
Liquefied petroleum gases
by the methods of -
ASTM D1265
in-house method
WI-UC-086
Sampling Gaseous fuels
by the methods of -
ISO 10715 Annex F - indirect spot sampling using evacuated cylinder

Petroleum gaseous fuels
by the methods of -
in-house method
WI-UC-106

7.70 Gases and aerosols
.01 Industrial gases
listed as determination(s) by technique(s) using method(s) -
Analysis of petroleum gaseous fuel
C1 -C7+ hydrocarbons by GC-FID using in-house WI-UC-086
Carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; helium; hydrogen; nitrogen; oxygen plus argon by GC-TCD using in-house WI-UC-086

.71 Sampling
using method(s) -
in-house WI-UC-086


7.75 Calibration of instruments
.01 Gas analysers
Calibration in the laboratory
by the methods of -
in-house WI-UIN-66
for the following determinations -
Gas, detector type, concentration range as listed below

CO: electrochemical;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
5% relative or 6 ppm over the range 0 to 1000 ppm whichever is greater

O2: electrochemical;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2.5% relative or 0.2% Oxygen over the range 0 to 25% Oxygen, whichever is greater

CH4: thermal conductivity;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
3% methane over the range 0 to 100% methane

CH4: hot wire;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2% LEL over the range 0 to 100% LEL

CH4: catalytic combustion;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2% LEL over the range 0 to 100% LEL

CH4:Semiconductor
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
5% or 5 ppm (whichever is larger) in the range 0 to 500 ppm
5% in the range 500 to 10000 ppm

CH4:IR
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2% from 0 to 100%

C3H8: thermal conductivity;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2.5% relative or 5ppm over the range 0 to 1000ppm

C3H8: hot wire;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2% LEL over the range 0 to 100% LEL

C3H8: catalytic combustion;
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2% LEL over the range 0 to 100% LEL

C3H8:Semiconductor
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
5% or 5 ppm (whichever is larger) in the range 0 to 500 ppm
5% in the range 500 to 10000 ppm

C3H8:IR
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
2% from 0 to 100%

H2S: electrochemical,
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
5% relative or 3 ppm over the range 0 to 100ppm, whichever is greater

Natural gas: thermal conductivity,
with least uncertainties of measurement of -
3% Gas/Methane over the range 0 to 100% Gas/Methane