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Melbourne Testing Services
MELBOURNE TESTING SERVICES
| Accreditation Number: 1047 | Site Number: 1040 |

Date of Accreditation: 09/03/1973

Address Details:
Unit 1/15 Pickering Road
MULGRAVE, VIC 3170
AUSTRALIA
Website: www.melbtest.com.au
Contact Details:
Mr Carey Arthurson
+61(03) 95602759


Availability:Services available to external clients



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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Calibration

SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Force metrology - Force measuring and testing equipmentHydraulic rams and jacksForce in compression; Force in tension; Comparison measurement with reference load cellIncluding devices used in pre and post-stressing jacks
and jacking systems used for stressing tendons in concrete to Class A requirements of AS 2193


CAPABILITY
including on site calibrations
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1.5% of reading from 200 N to 20 MN


Elastic force measuring devices; Force gauges; Load cells; Load measuring rings; Tension and universal machines in tension; Force in tensionComparison measurement with reference load cellAS 2193
Class AA 9.6 kN to 111 kN
Class A from 4.8 kN
Class B from 2.4 kN



CAPABILITY
including on site calibrations
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2% of reading from 2.4 kN to 111 kN
Compression and universal machines in compression; Elastic force measuring devices; Force gauges; Load cells; Load measuring rings; Force in compressionComparison measurement with reference load cellAS 2193
Class AA 3.6 kN to 547 kN
Class A from 1.8 kN
Class B from 1.0 kN



CAPABILITY
including on site calibrations
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2% of reading from 1.0 kN to 547 kN

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar deformationConcrete, grout and mortarModulus of elasticityStatic chord modulusAS 1012.17 Section 2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar performanceConcrete, grout and mortarFlexural performance of fibre reinforced concreteBeam with third-point loadingASTM C1609/C1609M;
EN 14651

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar propertiesConcrete, grout and mortarAdhesive strength of hardened rendering and plastering mortars on substrate; Tensile bond strength of concrete and mortar; In-situ pull out test; Pull out test
;
AS 1012.24, BS EN 1015
Mass per unit volume - Hardened concreteDimensionsAS 1012.12.1
Flexural strengthModulus of ruptureAS 1012.11

Compressive strengthCore; Cube; Cylinder; MTS/QM Section 304
AS 1012.9
AS 1012.14 (excluding clause 6.2)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curingConcrete, grout and mortarSpecimen conditioningWet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimensAS 1012.14 (cl 6.4d) i) only
Specimen manufacture and curingCuring cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory; AS 1012 8.1 (cl 9.3 only)
AS 1012.8.2 (cl 9 only)
AS 1012.8.3 (cl 9.4 only)

Evaluation of load handling, rigging and tensioning systemsAnchorages and supports for industrial fall arrest systemsDynamic strength; Static strength; Not applicableAS/NZS 5532 Sections 6.3.1 and 6.3.2 

Anchors and anchor plate assemblies; Embedded items and fixings; Lifting clutches for concrete elements; Scaffold ties; Threaded inserts; Breaking load; Proof load; Pull-out resistance; Not applicableAS 3600 Appendix B, Section B.3;
AS 3850.1 Appendix A;
ASTM E488, ASTM E754, ASTM E1512 
200 N to 1.96 MN (including on-site proof load tests in the range 200 N to 900 kN)

Lifting assembliesBreaking load; Extension; Proof load; Not applicableAS 4991 Section 12 
200 N to 1.96 MN (including on-site proof load tests in the range 200 N to 900 kN)

Proof load; Tensile properties; Not applicableAS 3850.1 Clause 2.6 and Appendix A
up to 1.96 MN (including on-site tension and proof load tests up to 900 kN)


ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Manufactured Goods

SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION/RANGE
Evaluation of access protection productsFencing and gates designed for temporary installationFoothold aperture; Impact resistance; Simulated climbing evaluation; Wind force overturning evaluation; Not applicableAS 4687 Sections 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 

Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts)LoadNot applicableAS 1657 Appendices B, C

Dynamic load; Static load; Not applicableAS/NZS 4994.1 Section 4 and Appendices A, B, C, D and E 
200 N to 500 kN

Access covers; Grates; LoadCompressionAS 3996 Appendix C;
BS EN 124 Section 8;
EN 1433;
WSAA Specification WSA PS-290

Bicycle tyre penetration resistanceNot applicableAS 3996 Appendices D4.3, D4.4

Fencing and gates designed for fixed installationClosing and latching performance; Durability; Rigidity; Strength; Not applicableAS 1926.1 Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, Appendices A, B, C, D, F
Including Safety barriers and gate units for swimming pools
Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite productsElastomeric bearingsStiffnessNot applicableAS 5100.4
AUSROADS Bridge Design Code AP-R405-12
QLD Department of Main Roads Specification MRT S81
RMS NSW Specifications B280, B281, B282
VicRoads Specification B652, B653
WA Department of Main Roads Specification 860
Stiffness in compression tests in the range 90 kN to 20 MN at ambient temperature;
Stiffness in shear tests in the range 6 kN to 1.78 MN at ambient temperature
Shear resistanceNot applicableAS 5100.4
AUSROADS Design Rules for Bridge Bearings and Expansion Joints AP-R405-12
QLD Transport and Main Roads Specification MRT S81
RMS of NSW Specifications B280, B281, B282
VicRoads Specifications B652, B653
WA Department of Main Roads Specification 860 
6 kN to 1.78 MN at ambient temperature 

Fibre reinforced composite materialsShear strength; Tensile properties; Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head controlISO 527-1:1993; ISO 527-1, 5 
BS EN 2243.1
ACI 440.3R Section B2

Material performance evaluation of metal productsReinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concreteBending propertiesReverse bend; Simple bend; AS/NZS 4671
ISO 15630.1; ISO 15630.2
RMS SF2013 / 184115 Issue 3
200 N to 1.96 MN 

Shear strength of welded joints in meshDirect shear forceAS/NZS 4671 Appendix C5; 
AS/NZS 1554.3 
ISO 15630.2

Tensile propertiesTensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Uniform elongation (Agt); AS/NZS 4671
AS/NZS 4672.2 (excluding Appendix B) 
ISO 15630.1; ISO 15630.2
RMS SF2013 / 184115 Issue 3

Bond strengthNot applicableAS/NZS 4671 Appendix C4

Fatigue cycling; Slip properties; Tensile properties; Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head controlISO 15835.1, .2, .3
RMS SF2013/184115 Issue 3
Low and high cycle fatigue of Mechanical splice couplers in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN 

Fixtures and components; Prepared metallic test specimens; Tensile propertiesTensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stressAS 1391
AS 2291
ISO 6892.1
ASTM A370
E8M
200 N to 1.96 MN at ambient temperature to 1200oC

Slip propertiesNot applicableAS 4100 Appendix J, AS/NZS 5131 Appendix G

Tubing/pipingTensionTensile tests with load stress and cross-head controlAS 1391
200 N to 1.96 MN

Wire, wire strands and coated wire productsBending propertiesReverse bendAS 2505.4
Tensile propertiesTensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stressAS 1391, ISO 6892.1 and ASTM A370
200 N to 1.96 MN

Threaded fasteners, bolts and nutsBreaking load; Proof load; Tensile properties; Tension; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control; Wedge tensile; AS 1391, AS/NZS 1252.1 Appendices D1 to D4 inclusive, AS/NZS 4291.1, AS/NZS 4291.2;
ASTM A370, ASTM F606;
ISO 898.1, .2, .6;
RMS of NSW Code B240 
SAE J1216 
for the purposes of determining compliance with AS/NZS 1252.1, AS 1559, AS 2465, AS 2528, ASTM A193, ASTM 194, ASTM A320, ASTM A449, ASTM A574, ASTM F738, ASTM A836, SAE J429
200 N to 2000 kN 

Pot bearingsCoefficient of friction; Combined vertical and horizontal load; Compression; Rotation; Not applicableAS 5100.4
AUSROADS Bridge Design Code 1992
QLD Department of Main Roads Specification MRT S81
RMS NSW Specifications B280, B281, B282
VicRoads Specification B653
WA Department of Main Roads Specification 860 
in the range 90 kN to 20 MN at ambient temperature

Rolled products including bar, strip and metal sheetingBending propertiesPressure bend test; Reverse bend; Simple bend; Supported mandrel bend; V block bend; AS 2505.1 

Welded test specimensBending propertiesSlow bend on rail sectionsAS 1085.20 Appendix K
Macroscopic examinationMacroscopic examinationAS/NZS 1554.1, AS NZS 1554.3, AS 2205.5.1

Tensile propertiesAll-weld-metal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse butt tensile; AS 2205.2.1, AS 2205.2.2

Prepared metallic test specimensCompressionAxial load compressionASTM E9
200 N to 4.89 MN at ambient temperature



Mechanical performance evaluation of components for building envelopes, framing and interior liningStairway assembliesLoad; Strength at ultimate limit state loading; Not applicableAS 1657 Appendices D and F

Mechanical performance evaluation of ladders, racks, scaffolds and supportsScaffolding and scaffolding componentsBending properties; Coefficient of friction; Distortion; Slip resistance; Stiffness; Strength; Vertical load carrying capacity; Not applicableAS 1576.2 Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N
AS 1576.3 Section 4.2, Appendices A, B, C, D, E
AS 1577 Section 2.2, Appendices A, B, C, D

Portable ramps for vehicles; Portable trolley jacks; Vehicle support stands; Durability; Loss of height; Operating force; Overload; Release; Stability; Stop and structural integrity; Not applicableAS 2538 Appendices A, B, C, D and Consumer Goods (Vehicle Support Stands) Safety Standard 2017
AS 2615 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F and Consumer Goods (Trolley Jacks) Safety Standard 2017
AS 2640 Appendices A, B, C, D, E and Consumer Goods (Portable Ramps in Vehicles) Safety Standard 2017
AS 2693 Appendices B, C, D, E, F and Consumer Protection Notice No.1 of 2010 

Storage rack systemsCantilever beam load; Pallet beam bend; Stub column compression; Not applicableAS 4084 Clauses 7.3.1, 7.4.2, 7.5.1 

LaddersBending properties; Cantilever; Deflection; Dynamic drop; Fittings/foot distortion; Permanent set; Shear; Stability; Static foot friction; Strength; Sway; Torque; Twist; Walking; Not applicableAS/NZS 1892.1 Sections 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, Appendices D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y Z, AA, AB, AC
AS/NZS 1892.3 Sections 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, Appendices D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y Z, AA, AB, AC, AD, AE, AF
EN 131 Section 5 (excluding Section 5.16)
EN 14183 Sections 4, 5, 6, 8 
excluding tests on labels and electrical properties

Formwork for concreteBreaking load; Proof load; Not applicableAS 3610 Appendix A.4 and A.5


up to 1.96 MN

Mechanical performance evaluation of vehicle safetyTow bars, tow balls and safety chain connectionsDynamic load; Static load; Not applicableAS 4177.2, .3, .4
ADR 62/02

| Accreditation Number: 1047 | Site Number: 1040 | Printed on : 18-Jun-2021

 

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