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National Measurement Institute (NMI)
MELBOURNE PHYSICAL METROLOGY LABORATORY
DIMENSIONAL AND PRESSURE

| Accreditation Number: 1 | Site Number: 14319 |

Address Details:
Unit 1, 153 Bertie Street
PORT MELBOURNE , VIC 3207
AUSTRALIA
Website: www.measurement.gov.au
Contact Details:
Ms Charmaine Kwan
+61(02) 84673836


Availability:Services conditionally available to external clients



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ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
Calibration

SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instrumentsAutocollimators; Dial gauges; Micrometer heads; Steel rulers and measuring tapes; Angle (arc); Flatness; Length measurements; Parallelism; Direct measurement against a reference standardAutocollimators, Dial Gauges and Micrometer Heads
From 0 mm to 25.4 mm

Steel Rulers and Measuring Tapes
From 1 mm to 1 m (rigid)
From 1 mm to 100 m (flexible)
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Micrometer heads
0.3 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm

Electronic indicators, dial gauges and test indicators
1 μm for instruments reading to 1 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm
0.21 μm for digital indicators with a readability of 0.1 μm from 0 mm to 25.4 mm

Auto Collimators
0.15 seconds of arc

Steel Rulers and Measuring Tapes
0.008 mm - from 1mm up to 1 m (rigid)
0.3 mm from 1mm up to 30 m (flexible)
0.6 mm above 30 m up to 60 m (flexible)
0.9 mm above 60 m up to 90 m (flexible)
0.9 mm above 90 m up to 100 m (flexible)
Dimensional metrology - Jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, machine tools, gears, splines and serrationsComponents and QC standards; Jigs and fixtures; Angle; Diameter; Flatness; Length measurements; Parallelism; Direct measurement0.01 mm to 1200 mm
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Types requiring linear, angular and form measurements 
(1.9 + 0.003 x L) μm for lengths (L) from 0.01 mm to 1200 mm
Dimensional metrology - Length and angle standardsAngle gauges and precision polygons; Calibration gauges for coordinate measuring machines; External cylindrical standards; Gauge blocks and accessories; Internal cylindrical standards; Laser length interferometers; Length bars and accessories; Optical flats; Optical parallels; Precision circular scales; Precision linear scales; Angle (arc); Diameter; Length measurements; Direct measurement against a reference standardAngle gauges and precision polygons
Polygons up to 72 sided, glass or steel
External cylindrical standards
1 mm to 200 mm
Internal cylindrical standards
Plain setting rings
1.5 mm to 125 mm
Gauge blocks and accessories
0.5 mm to 102 mm
Length bars and accessories
0.5 mm to 1300 mm
Precision linear scales
0.5 mm to 1000 mm
Linear scales - stage micrometers
0.01 mm to 300 mm
Laser length standards and Laser length interferometers
0 m to 20 m
Calibration gauges for coordinate measuring machines
0 mm to 1200 mm
Optical flats and precision flat reflectors 
10 mm to 200 mm
Optical parallels 
10 mm to 120 mm

CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Angle gauges and precision polygons
Polygons up to 72 sided, glass or steel
0.2 seconds of arc
Angle gauges

0.3 seconds of arc


External cylindrical standards
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1 mm to 200 mm

Internal cylindrical standards
Plain setting rings
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1.5 mm to 125 mm

Gauge blocks and accessories
(432 + (0.7 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 0.5 mm to 102 mm

Length bars and accessories
(432 + (0.7 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 0.5 mm to 102 mm
(942 + (1.02 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 100 mm to 1300 mm

Precision circular scales
Calibration of rotary encoders
0.05 seconds of arc

Precision linear scales
(0.32 + (0.0012 x L)2)0.5 μm for lengths (L) from 0.5 mm to 1000 mm

Linear scales - stage micrometers
0.14 μm to 0.17 μm for sizes from 0.01 mm to 300 mm

Laser length standards and Laser length interferometers
(402 + (12 x L)2)0.5 nm for lengths (L) from 0 m to 20 m

Calibration gauges for coordinate measuring machines
(0.72 + (0.0015 x L)2)0.5 μm for lengths (L) from 0 mm to 1200 mm

Optical flats and precision flat reflectors
(202 + (0.24 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 10 mm to 200 mm

Optical parallels
With diameters from 10 mm to 120 mm
0.03 μm for parallelism
0.04 μm for flatness
0.08 μm for length
Dimensional metrology - Limit gauges and reference standardsPlain plug gaugesDiameterDirect measurement against a reference standard1.0 mm to 125 mm
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(902 + (1.3 x L)2)0.5 nm for diameters (L) from 1.0 mm to 125 mm
Dimensional metrology - Surface topographyCylinders; Hemispherical and spherical standards; Inclined standards; Magnification standards; Rings; Roundness standards; Surface finish reference standards; Depth; Roundness; Surface texture; To be determinedCalibration of surface finish reference standards following ISO 5436Roundness
Diameters up to 400 mm
Surface finish reference standards and Surface texture
0.1 μm to 250 μm
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Roundness
Measurement of rings and cylinders of nominal diameter up to 400 mm 
0.03 μm

Roundness standards
Calibration of hemispherical, spherical, magnification and inclined standards
0.008 μm for hemispherical and spherical standards
0.10 μm for magnification standards
0.10 μm for inclined standards

Surface finish reference standards and Surface texture
(0.005 + 0.0047 x D) μm where D is the depth in μm for grooves and step heights from 0.1 μm to 250 μm
(0.013 + 0.017 x P) μm where P is the measured parameter Ra or Rq from 0.1 μm to 250 μm
(0.005 + 0.016 x P) μm where P is the measured parameter Rz, Rp, Rv or Rt from 0.1 μm to 250 μm

Dimensional metrology - Survey and alignment equipmentElectronic distance measuring equipmentLength measurementsTo be determined2 m to 131 m using the Lindfield tape tunnel by comparison to laser interferometer
20 m to 650 m by frequency calibration and base line measurements
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.14 mm to 0.22 mm in the range 2 m to 131 m using the Lindfield tape tunnel by comparison to laser interferometer
0.25 mm to 0.49 mm in the range 20 m to 650 m by frequency calibration and base line measurements
Mass - Determination of mass and calibration of weighing devicesPressure calibration standardsMassGravimetric measurement against reference mass1 g to 10 kg
CAPABILITY
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Calibration of masses for pressure balances (including piston mass)
0.2 mg + 2 mg/kg from 1 g to 300 g
3 mg + 2 mg/kg from 300 g to 10 kg
Pressure metrology - Pressure and vacuum measuring equipmentBarometers; Digital pressure gauges; Manometers; Pressure control devices; Pressure gauges; Pressure transducers; Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure; Comparison with reference instrumentIn-situ single point check of Fortin Barometers in accordance with NATA Technical Note number 8.Barometers
10 kPa to 120 kPa absolute and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
Pneumatic pressure devices
3 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
0.3 kPa to 10000 kPa gauge and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
Hydraulic pressure devices
0.06 MPa to 500 MPa and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Aneroid barometers
1 Pa from 10 kPa to 120 kPa absolute
Includes in-house calibration of integral thermometers
0.1 °C from 18 °C to 25 °C

Calibration of pneumatic pressure devices
0.8 Pa or 0.0020% whichever is greater, from 3 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute
0.5 Pa or 0.0010% whichever is greater, from 0.3 kPa to 170 kPa gauge
0.5 Pa or 0.0015% whichever is greater, from 170 kPa to 700 kPa gauge
0.5 Pa or 0.0016% + (0.0001% * P) MPa-1 whichever is greater, from 700 kPa to 10000 kPa gauge
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa

Calibration of hydraulic pressure devices
10 Pa or 0.0020% from 0.06 MPa to 10 MPa
√[(25x10-6(P))2+(0.17x10-6(P)2)2] MPa from 10 MPa to 500 MPa
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa
Vacuum gaugesAbsolute pressure; Gauge pressure; Comparison with reference instrument0.1 Pa to 1300 Pa
CAPABILITY
Bourdon tube and non bourdon tube types including those listed below
With Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
Capacitance Diaphragm Gauges
0.004 Pa plus 0.1% of reading in the range of 0.1 Pa to 1 Pa
0.5% of reading in the range of 1 Pa to 10 Pa
0.3% of reading in the range of 10 Pa to 1300 Pa

Thermal Conductivity Gauges
0.012 Pa in the range of 0.1 Pa to 0.65 Pa
0.06 Pa in the range of 0.65 Pa to 5 Pa
1.5% of reading in the range of 5 Pa to 1300 Pa
Pressure metrology - Pressure standardsAir operated piston gauges; Oil operated piston gauges; Pressure calibrators - Non-dead weight; Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure; Comparison with dead weight tester; Comparison with reference instrument; Pneumatic pressure balances and Air operated piston gauges
3 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
0.3 kPa to 1000 kPa gauge and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
Hydraulic pressure balances and Oil operated piston gauges
0.06 MPa to 500 MPa and 18 ºC to 25 ºC
CAPABILITY
With calibration and measurement capability of -
Calibration of Pneumatic pressure balances and Air operated piston gauges
0.8 Pa or 0.0020% whichever is greater, from 3 kPa to 10000 kPa absolute
0.5 Pa or 0.0010% whichever is greater, from 0.3 kPa to 170 kPa gauge
0.5 Pa or 0.0015% whichever is greater, from 170 kPa to 700 kPa gauge
0.5 Pa or 0.0016% + (0.0001% * P) MPa-1 whichever is greater, from 700 kPa to 10000 kPa gauge
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa

Calibration of Hydraulic pressure balances and Oil operated piston gauges
10 Pa or 0.0020% from 0.06 MPa to 10 MPa
√[(25x10-6(P))2+(0.17x10-6(P)2)2] MPa from 10 MPa to 500 MPa
where the magnitude of the pressure P is in MPa

Includes calibration of integral thermometers
0.1 °C from 18 °C to 25 °C
| Accreditation Number: 1 | Site Number: 14319 | Printed on : 17-Oct-2019

 

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