ASP Manufacturing

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

13 Feb 1967


BlueScope Steel-Central Laboratory, Five Islands Road
Port Kembla, NSW 2505


Mr Andrew Collins P: +61 0408595711


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ASP Manufacturing

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Material performance evaluation of metal products Prepared metallic test specimens Hardness Vickers


Tensile properties; Tensile properties at elevated temperatures Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress

AS 1391, AS 1594 Appendix D, AS 2291, AS 2403, AS/NZS 3678 Section 9 &10, ASTM E8, ASTM E21, ASTM A370, ASTM A770, 

ISO 6892-1, ISO 6892-2, JIS Z 2241,  Lloyds Register
Chapter 2, Section 2, ABS Rules for Materials and Welding Part 2, DNV-GL, Part 2, Chapter 1, Section 3

1.0 kN to 1100 kN at ambient;

1.0 kN to 120 kN from ambient to 800 C;

Strain age Embrittlement, Percentage reduction of cross-sectional area (Z-value);
Controlled strain of tensile specimen, accelerated ageing and re-straining. Measurement of cross sectional area after fracture

Hardness Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C; Superficial Rockwell

AS 1815.1, ASTM E18, ISO 6508-1, JIS Z 2245    

Drop-weight tear evaluation Not applicable

AS 1330, ASTM E208

-196°C & -100°C to ambient temperature;

including tests for nil ductility transition temperature
Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens Impact resistance Charpy - Assessment of fracture appearance; Charpy V-notch - Impact value

AS 1544.2, AS 2205.7.1, ASTM E23, ASTM A370, ISO 148-1, ISO 9016, JIS Z2242, 

 Lloyds Register
Chapter 2, Section 2, ABS Rules for Materials and Welding Part 2, DNV-GL, Part 2, Chapter 1, Section 3

-196°C & -100°C  up to 200°C

Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse free bend

AS/NZS 2205.3.1, AS 2505.1, ASTM E190, ASTM E290, ISO 7438, JIS Z 2248,   Lloyds Register Chapter 2


Springs Compression Axial load compression

ASME BPVC-1 PG-73.2.3, BS 1726-1 

Welded test specimens Tensile properties Axial tensile AS/NZS 3679.2
Web to flange strength

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Ferrous materials Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1733, ISO 643

Non-metallic inclusion content Microscopic examination

AS 2197-1978, ISO 4967

Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination

AS/NZS 2205.5.1
ISO 4969
ISO 17639

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