National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia


Vipac Engineers and Scientists Ltd
| Accreditation Number: 676 | Site Number: 669 |

Address Details:
279 Normanby Road
Contact Details:
Mr Benjamin Smith
+61 0427002582

Availability:Services available to external clients

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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Chemical metrology - Dynamic gas blendersDynamic gas blendersVolume fractionsAbsolute methodIn-house WI-UIN-0201

in-house calibration only

Chemical metrology - Gas analysersGas analysersConcentrationDirect measurement by certified reference materialIn-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%

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 (2017)

Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel productsLiquid fuelsMercaptan sulfurCalculation; Classical; Titration; BS 2000-272 and in-house WI-UC-103

Calorific value; Density; Vapour pressure; Wobbe index; CalculationIn-house WI-UC-105

PropaneClassical; Valve freeze; ASTM D2713 and in-house WI-UC-114

Residue on evaporationClassicalJLPGA-S-03 and in-house WI-UC-102

Gaseous fuelsArgon; Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen; GC-TCDIn-house WI-UC-086

Petroleum based

Hydrocarbons: C1-C7 GC-FIDIn-house WI-UC-086

Gaseous fuelsHydrocarbons: C1-C7 GC-FIDIn-house WI-UC-086

Petroleum based

Copper corrosionClassicalASTM D183 and ISO 6251

Water dew point; Water vapour content; ClassicalASTM D1142 and in-house WI-UC-101

Composition of gaseous fuelsGas chromatography (GC)ASTM D1945 and in-house WI-UC-112
Argon; Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Helium; Nitrogen; Oxygen; GC-TCDIn-house WI-UC-086

Sulfur - TotalIn-house WI-UC-104
Technique to be advised

Heating value; Relative density (specific gravity); Vapour pressure; Wobbe index; CalculationISO 6976

Reformed gas analysisGas chromatography (GC)In-house WI-UC-111
ASTM D1946

Calorific value; Density; Relative density (specific gravity); Wobbe index; CalculationIn-house WI-UC-105

Heating value; Relative density (specific gravity); CalculationIn-house WI-UC-086

Copper corrosion; Mercaptan sulfur; Sulfur - Total; ClassicalIn-house WI-UC-082
Mercaptan/Sulfur/Total sulfur technique to be confirmed

Gaseous fuels; Liquid fuels; Motor octane number (MON)CalculationIn-house WI-UC-109

Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG)Hydrogen sulfideClassicalISO 8819 and in-house WI-UC-108

Sample collectionGases and aerosolsNot applicableIn-house WI-UC-086
Technique to be advised

Biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel productsNot applicableLiqufied 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

| Accreditation Number: 676 | Site Number: 669 | Printed on : 20-Sep-2019


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