National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia


| Accreditation Number: 15840 | Site Number: 21094 |

Date of Accreditation: 31/07/2012

Address Details:
Unit 1C
137 - 139 Silverwater Road
Contact Details:
Mr Alireza Hedayati
+61(02) 96481989

Availability:Services available to external clients

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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Evaluation of mechanical performance of pressure plant, pipelines and equipmentPiping; Pressure fittings; Valves; Hydrostatic pressure; Leakage; Not applicableAS 1579 Appendix F, AS 1631 Section 9, AS 4037 Section 17, ASME B31.3 Section 345.4; AS 2885.5 Sections 7.8 and 7.9
Above ground piping (Type 1) (Type A) and exposed pipe sections up to 60 MPa

Metallic storage vessels; Pressure vessels; Hydrostatic pressureNot applicableAS 4037 Section 17 
up to 60 MPa

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Manufactured Goods

Evaluation of access protection productsEdge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts)LoadNot applicableAS 1657 Appendix B 
Proof load tests

Material performance evaluation of metal productsReinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concreteTensile propertiesLongitudinal tensileAS/NZS 4671 Clause 7.2.2 and Appendix C2.2
10 kN to 1000 kN

Geometric propertiesMass per unit lengthAS/NZS 4671 Appendix C3.3

Bending propertiesSimple bendAS/NZS 4671 Clause 7.2.3

Geometric propertiesIndentation geometry; Rib geometry; AS/NZS 4671 Appendices C3.1.4 and 3.2.4

Tubing/pipingBending properties; Flattening properties; Shear strength; Not applicableAS 2505.3, ASTM A450

Welded test specimensBending properties; Compression; Flattening properties; Shear modulus; Shear strength; Not applicable AS 2205.8.1, AS 2205.8.2; ISO 15630-2; ISO 14323; ISO 12996, ASME IX QW 196.2.1;
Compression - 10 kN to 1000 kN

Bending propertiesLongitudinal guided bend; Transverse guided bend;  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

Macroscopic examinationMacroscopic examinationAS 2205.5.1, ISO 17637;ISO 17639, ASME IX QW 183, ASME IX QW 184, AWS D1.1 Clause 4, AWS D1.6 Clause 4 

Fracture testMacroscopic examination; Visual examination; AS 2205.4.1, AWS D1.1 Section 4, ASME Section IX QW 182, AWS D1.6 Section 4, ISO 9017

Prepared metallic test specimensCompressionNot applicableLMATS in-house procedure TP-ME-0310 kN to 1000 kN

Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens; Tensile propertiesAll-weld-metal 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; 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

10 kN to 1000 kN 

Impact resistanceCharpy V-notch - Impact valueAS 1544.2; ASTM A370; ASTM E23; ISO 148-1, AS 2205.7.1
Temperature range - ambient down to -80°C and at -196°C

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

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Analysis of metals and alloysChromium and chromium alloys; High alloy steels; Nickel and nickel alloys; Comparative indication of material grade and alloy typePortable X-ray fluorescence equipment
Metallic corrosion evaluationCopper and copper alloysStress corrosion resistanceMercurious nitrateAS 2136 and ASTM B154 

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloysDetrimental intermetallic phaseCharpy V-notch - Impact value; Sodium hydroxide etch test; ASTM A923 Methods A,B

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-50% sulfuric acid; Copper-copper sulfate-sulfuric acid; Ferric sulfate - Sulfuric acid; Mixed acid-oxidising salt; 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 Methods A and B; ASTM F2111

Pitting corrosion resistanceCritical crevice temperature; Critical pitting temperature; ASTM G48 Method A

Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloysAustenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloysDetection of iron on passivated steel - Contamination testCopper sulfate; Potassium ferricyanide nitric acid; ASTM A380 Clauses and 7.3.4, ASTM A967 Practices D and E

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Magnesium alloys; Nickel and nickel alloys; Titanium and titanium alloys; Phase identification and proportionMicroscopic examination; Point count;  ASTM E562

Ferrous materialsCase depth and depth of decarburisationHardness traverse; Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination; AS 1982 Section 6.1, ISO 2639, ISO 3754, SAE J423, 

Graphite type and distribution in cast ironsMicroscopic examinationISO 945, ASTM A247

| Accreditation Number: 15840 | Site Number: 21094 | Printed on : 18-Jun-2021


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