Bureau Veritas Asset Integrity and Reliability Services Pty Limited


Adelaide Branch Materials Testing Group

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

09 Sep 1968


22A Taminga Street
Regency Park, SA 5010



Mr Paul Hosking P: +61 0410221484


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Pipe material and related products Straightening Not applicable

AS/NZS 2439.1 Appendix D, 

AS/NZS 2439.2 Appendix D

Joint strength Not applicable AS/NZS 2439.1 Appendix I
Impact resistance Not applicable AS /NZS 2439.1 Appendices E and F
Stiffness Not applicable AS/NZS 1462.22, ISO 9969, RMS QA3552 T1506 
Dimensions Not applicable AS/NZS 2439.1 Appendix B, RMS QA3552 T1505
Bending properties Not applicable AS/NZS 2439.1 Appendix C
Compression; Tensile properties Not applicable AS/NZS 2439.1 Appendix G
AS/NZS 2439.1 Appendix H
Prepared test specimens Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control AS 1145.1
ISO 527-1, ISO 527-2
Bending properties; Flexural modulus Not applicable ASTM D790; ASTM E290
Material performance evaluation of metal products Prepared metallic test specimens Compression Axial load compression ASTM E9
Tensile properties Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress

AS 1391, ISO 6892-1, ASTM A370, ASTM E8, 

Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1, AS 2205.6.1

ASTM A370, ASTM E384

Hardness Rockwell - Scale A; Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C

AS 1815.1


Hardness Brinell

AS 1816.1

ASTM A370, ASTM E10 

Charpy impact toughness Charpy - Assessment of fracture appearance; Charpy V-notch - Impact value

AS 1544.2, AS 2205.7.1 


ISO 148-1 

Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Proof load; Tension Not applicable

AS 4291.1, AS/NZS 1252.1 clause 2.4, AS/NZS 1252.1 clause 3.4, AS/NZS 1252.1 clause 6.6, AS 2528,  AS 4291.2

Tubing/piping Flattening properties; Tension Not applicable

AS 1163, ASTM A370

Welded test specimens Fillet-break fracture Visual examination AS 2205.4.2; ASME IX QW 181, ISO 9017
Tensile properties All-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; AS 1391; ASME IX QW-150; ISO 6892.1, ASTM A 370, ASTM E8
Bending properties Visual examination

AS 2205.3.1, ASME IX QW 160, ISO 5173

Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination

AS 2205.5.1, ASME IX QW_183; AWS D1.1, ISO 17639

Nick-break fracture Visual examination AS 2205.4.1; ASME IX QW 182, ISO 9017

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Metallic corrosion evaluation Aluminium and aluminium alloys; Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Chemical corrosion treatment materials; Copper and copper alloys; Ferrous materials; Plating Salt spray resistance Acetic acid salt spray - Continuous; Copper accelerated acetic acid salt spray (CASS); Fog salt spray

ASTM B117, ASTM B368 and ASTM G 85 - Annex 1

Ferrous materials Intergranular corrosion resistance Copper-copper sulfate-50% sulfuric acid; Copper-copper sulfate-sulfuric acid; Ferric sulfate - Sulfuric acid; Nitric acid; Oxalic acid etch ASTM A 262 - practices A to F, ASTM G48
Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Aluminium and aluminium alloys Anodising thickness; Depth of cladding; Depth of surface defects; Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1231 Section 7.2, ASTM 487, ASTM B 487, ASTM E3, ASTM E112

Copper and copper alloys; Ferrous materials Depth of surface defects; Grain size; Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination

ASTM E3, ASTM E112, ASTM E 562

Ferrous materials Grain size Comparison method; Intercept (Heyn) method; Planimetric method ASTM E112
Case depth and depth of decarburisation Microscopic examination

AS 1982 Section 6.1, AS 2003 Section 6.2, 

Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination ASTM E3
Graphite type and distribution in cast irons Comparison method AS 5049:2002, ASTM A247, ISO 945-1
Non-metallic inclusion content Macroscopic examination AS 2087

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