ACU-VIB Electronics

Site

ACU-VIB Electronics

Accreditation No.

9262

Site No.

9255

Date of Accreditation

14 Jul 1994

Address

Unit 14/22 Hudson Avenue
Castle Hill, NSW 2154
Australia

acu-vib.com.au

Contact

Mr Jack Kielt P: +61 (02) 96808133

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Acoustical metrology - Acoustic equipment Band pass filters Attenuation; Linearity Direct measurement by electrical input

By the methods of AS/NZS 4476, IEC 1260-1995 Clauses 5.3, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9; IEC 61260-3 and ACU-VIB procedure AVP06

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

For direct measurement of attenuation, A, (electronic filter) via voltage output to voltage input -
0.1 dB -6 dB ≤A ≤ 40 dB
0.3 dB 40 dB < A ≤ 80 db
0.11 dB for linearity
0.1 dB for mid-band relative attenuation
0.25 dB for lower limit of linearity range (noise)

For recording of displayed attenuation (measuring instrument) -
0.1 dB -6 dB ≤A ≤ 40 dB
0.3 dB 40 dB < A ≤ 120 db
0.11 dB for linearity
0.1 dB for mid-band relative attenuation
0.25 dB for lower limit of linearity range (noise)


Dose meters for sound Electrical response; Frequency response; Noise exposure/dose Direct measurement by electrical input; Pressure field comparison measurement AS 2399 Clauses 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, IEC 61252 and ACU-VIB procedure AVP07;
C weighted peak according to IEC 61672-3 Clause19;
IEC 61672
Nominal octave frequencies from 63 Hz to 8 kHz;

Capability

By the methods of -

AS 2399 - 1998 Clauses 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 and ACU-VIB procedure AVP07
C weighted peak according to IEC 61672-3 clause 19

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.03 Pa2h at a dose of 8 Pa2h (94 dBA 8h)

Acoustic tests in a small volume coupler at nominal octave frequencies

0.10 dB for frequencies from 63 Hz to below 125 Hz
0.09 dB for frequencies from 125 Hz to below 2 kHz
0.10 dB for frequencies from 2 kHz to below 4 kHz
0.11 dB for frequencies from 4 kHz to 8 kHz
0.09 dB at a reference frequency of 1 kHz

 

Microphones Frequency response Direct measurement against a reference instrument

By electrostatic actuator by the method of ACU-VIB Procedure AVP01

From 20 Hz to 20 kHz by electrostatic actuator

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.10 dB in the range 20 Hz to 20 kHz by electrostatic actuator

Signal conditioning amplifiers Attenuation; Frequency response; Linearity Direct measurement by electrical input By comparison with calibrated attenuator and voltmeter by ACU-VIB procedure AVP09 At nominal frequencies from 10 Hz to 20 kHz and;
Gain from 40 dB to -80 dB

Capability

Calibration of transducer preamplifiers and signal conditioning amplifiers
for Gain, Attenuation and Frequency response
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.05 dB for Gain from 40 dB to -40 dB;
0.08 dB for Gain from -40 dB to -80 dB;
0.01 dB for frequency response at nominal frequencies from 10 Hz to 20 kHz
Sound level meters Electrical response; Sound pressure level Direct measurement by electrical input; Pressure field comparison measurement AS 1259.1 - 1990 Clauses 8.9, 8.10, 10.2.2,10.2.3, 10.3.2, 10.3.3, 10.3.4, 10.4.1, 10.4.2, 10.4.3, 10.4.4 and 10.4.5;
AS 1259.2 - 1990 Clauses 9.1, 9.2.1, 9.2.2, 9.2.3, 9.3.1, 9.3.2, 9.3.3, 9.3.4,9.3.5; ACU-VIB procedure AVP05;

IEC 60651, IEC 60804;
IEC 61672-3; ACU-VIB procedure AVP10;

From 31.5 Hz to 16 kHz for acoustic tests

From 20 Hz to 20 kHz for electrical tests

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Electrical tests

0.1 dB  (AS 1259-1, IEC 60651, AS 1259-2, IEC 60804)

0.09 dB (IEC 61672-3)

Acoustic tests in a small volume coupler at nominal octave frequencies

0.11 dB for frequencies from 31.5 Hz to below 63 Hz

0.10 dB for frequencies from 63 Hz to below 125 Hz

0.09 dB for frequencies from 125 Hz to below 2 kHz

0.10 dB for frequencies from 2 kHz to below 4 kHz

0.11 dB for frequencies from 4 kHz to below 8 kHz

0.16 dB for frequencies from 8 kHz to below 12.5 kHz

0.24 dB for frequencies from 12.5 kHz to below 16 kHz

0.09 dB at a reference frequency of 1 kHz

Acoustical metrology - Acoustic standards and reference equipment Acoustic calibrators - Multi frequency; Acoustic calibrators - Single frequency Distortion; Frequency; Sound pressure level Comparison with a reference standard By the methods of IEC 60942 and ACU-VIB procedure AVP02 and AVP03

At nominal octave frequencies between 31.5 Hz and 16 kHz

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability at nominal octave frequencies of -

0.11 dB for sound level pressure at 31.6 Hz

0.10 dB for sound pressure level at 63 Hz and up to 4 kHz

0.11 dB for sound pressure level at 8 kHz

0.17 dB for sound pressure level from above 8 kHz up to 12.5 kHz

0.25 dB for sound pressure level from above 12.5 kHz to 16 kHz

0.05% for frequency

0.2% for total harmonic distortion and noise 

Vibration metrology - Vibration equipment Accelerometers; Mechanical impedance transducers; Velocity transducers Acceleration sensitivity; Frequency response; Velocity sensitivity Comparison measurement against reference transducer

ISO 16063-21; ACU VIB Procedures AVP08, AVP12, AVP14, AVP15, AVP19

Acceleration sensitivity from 0.1 mV/ms-2 to 5V/ms-2; or
Velocity sensitivity from 1 to 100 mV/mms-1
For transducer mass up to 5 kg at nominal frequencies from 0.5 Hz to 320 Hz for excitation levels from 0.1 ms-2 to 50 ms-2;
For transducer mass up to 100 grams at nominal frequencies from 15 Hz to 1300 Hz for excitation levels from 1 ms-2 to 20 ms-2
For transducer mass up to 10 kg at nominal frequencies from 8 Hz to 5 kHz for excitation levels from 1 ms-2 to 100 ms-2
limited by a displacement of 12 mm peak to peak or force limited to 1000 N

Capability

Acceleration or velocity sensitivity of accelerometers and other vibration transducers in the range from  0.1 mV/ms-2 to 5 V/ms-2 or 1 to 100mV/mms-1 

For transducers of mass up to 5.0 kg from 0.5 Hz to 320 Hz by rectilinear motion using an air bearing table in the horizontal or vertical plane at excitation levels of 0.1 ms-2 at 0.5 Hz to 50 ms-2 at 320 Hz

Acceleration or velocity sensitivity of accelerometers and other vibration transducers in the range from 0.1 mV/ms-2 to 5 V/ms-2 or velocity sensitivity from 1 to 100 mV/mms-1

For transducers of mass up to 5.0 kg at nominal frequencies from 0.5 Hz to 320 Hz by rectilinear motion using an air bearing table in the horizontal or vertical plane at excitation levels from 0.1 ms-2 to 50 ms-2

with Calibration and Measurement Capability at nominal frequencies of -

1.25% from 0.5 Hz to less than 1.6 Hz

1% from 1.6 Hz to less than 3.2 Hz

0.9% from 3.2 Hz to 16 Hz

0.5% from above 16 Hz to 320 Hz

For transducers of mass up to 100 g at excitation levels from 1 ms-2 up to 20 ms-2 in the frequency range  of nominal frequencies from 15 Hz to 1300 Hz limited to 50 g at 20 ms-2 at 1300 Hz

with a sensitivity range of -

0.5 mV/ms-2 to 5 V/ms-2 or

0.5 pC/ms-2 to 5 nC/ms-2 

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.7% at nominal frequencies from 7 Hz up to 320 Hz
2.5% at nominal frequencies above 320 Hz up to 1300 Hz

For transducers of mass up to 10 kg at excitation levels from 1 ms-2 to 1000 ms-2 in the nominal frequency range of 8 Hz to 5 kHz limited by maximum force of up to 1000 N (667 ms-2 for 1.5 kg at 5 kHz)

or a displacement limit of 12.7 mm peak to peak (60 ms-2 for 10 kg at 15 Hz)
with a sensitivity range of -
0.5 mV/ms-2 to 5 V/ms-2 or 0.5 pC/ms-2 to 5 nC/ms-2
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.5% at nominal frequencies from 8 Hz to below 1250 Hz
0.55% from nominal frequencies from 1250 Hz to below 2500 Hz
1.0% from nominal frequencies of 2500 Hz to below 5 kHz
1.9% at nominally 5 kHz
Vibration measuring systems; Vibration recording systems Acceleration sensitivity; Electrical response; Frequency response; Velocity sensitivity Comparison measurement against reference transducer; Direct measurement by electrical input

ISO 16063-21, ISO 8041, ACU-VIB Procedure AVP12, AVP14, AVP15 and AVP19

Acceleration or velocity sensitivity at excitation levels from 0.1 to 50 ms-2;
For transducer mass up to 5 kg at nominal frequencies from 0.5 Hz to 320 Hz for excitation levels from 0.1 ms-2 to 50 ms-2;
For transducer mass up to 100 grams at nominal frequencies from 15 Hz to 1300 Hz for excitation levels from 1 ms-2 to 20 ms-2
For transducers of mass up to 10 kg at excitation levels from 1 ms-2 to 1000 ms-2 in the nominal frequency range of 8 Hz to 5 kHz limited by maximum force of up to 1000 N (667 ms-2 for 1.5 kg at 5 kHz) or a displacement limit of 12.7 mm peak to peak (60 ms-2 for 10 kg at 15 Hz)

Capability

Calibration of vibration measuring systems ;

For transducers of mass up to 5.0 kg at excitation levels between 0.1 ms-2 and 50 ms-2 at nominal frequencies from 0.5 Hz to 320 Hz by rectilinear motion using an air bearing table in the horizontal or vertical plane

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability at nominal frequencies of -

1.25% from 0.5 Hz to less than 1.6 Hz

1% from 1.6 Hz to less than 3.2 Hz

0.9% from 3.2 Hz to 16 Hz

0.5% from above 16 Hz to 320 Hz

For transducers of mass up to 100 g of excitation levels from 1 ms-2 up to 20 ms-2 in the nominal frequency range 15 Hz to 1300 Hz

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability at nominal frequencies of -

0.7% from 7 Hz to 320 Hz

2.5% from above 320 Hz up to 1300 Hz

For transducers of mass up to 10 kg at excitation levels from 1 ms-2 to 1000 ms-2 in the nominal frequency range of 8 Hz to 5 kHz limited by maximum force of up to 1000 N (667 ms-2 for 1.5 kg at 5 kHz) or a displacement limit of 12.7 mm peak to peak (60 ms-2 for 10 kg at 15 Hz)
with a sensitivity range of -
0.5 mV/ms-2 to 5 V/ms-2 or 0.5 pC/ms-2 to 5 nC/ms-2
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.5% at nominal frequencies from 8 Hz to below 1250 Hz
0.55% from nominal frequencies from 1250 Hz to below 2500 Hz
1.0% from nominal frequencies of 2500 Hz to below 5 kHz
1.9% at nominally 5 kHz

Electrical tests

0.1% display linearity

0.25% Vector addition (PPV)

 

Vibration metrology - Vibration standards and reference equipment Vibration calibrators Acceleration; Distortion; Frequency Comparison measurement against reference transducer ACU-VIB Procedure AVP13, ISO 16063-21, ISO 8041 For frequencies between 7 Hz and 10 kHz at levels between 1 ms-2 and 100 ms-2

Capability

For frequencies between 7 Hz and 10 kHz at levels between 1 ms-2 and 100 ms-2

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability for acceleration at nominal frequencies of  

1.2% from 7 Hz to below 16 Hz

1% from 16 Hz to below 80 Hz

0.6% from 80 Hz to 2 kHz

1% from 2 kHz to 10 kHz

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.02 Hz for frequency

0.2% for total harmonic distortion and  noise

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