Australian Pressure Laboratory

Site

Australian Pressure Laboratory

Accreditation No.

9727

Site No.

9720

Date of Accreditation

01 Aug 1994

Address

Unit 9, 39 Susan Street
Eltham, VIC 3095
Australia

auspressurelab.com.au

Contact

Mr Liam Shanahan P: +61 (03) 94313658

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
DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical instrument calibrators Instrument calibrators AC current; AC voltage; DC current; DC voltage; Resistance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
DC voltage
10 μV/V or 0.5 μV (whichever is the greater) from 0 V to 1000 V

DC current
20 μA/A or 0.0007 μA (whichever is greater) from 0 to 200 μA
20 μA/A or 0.007 μA (whichever is greater) above 0.2 mA to 2 mA
20 μA/A or 0.07 μA (whichever is greater) above 2 mA to 500 mA
55 μA/A above 0.5 A to 10A
90 μA/A above 10 A to 20A

AC voltage
200 μV/V or 0.0015 mV (whichever is greater) from 0.001 V to 120 V from 10 Hz to 10 kHz
200 μV/V or 60 mV (whichever is greater) above 120 V to 1020 V from 10 Hz to 10 kHz
450 μV/V or 0.0015 mV (whichever is greater) from 0.001 V to 329.9 V above 10 kHz to 30 kHz
1500 μV/V or 0.006 mV (whichever is greater) from 0.001 V to 329.9 V above 30 kHz to 100 kHz
AC current
1500 μA/A from 0.1 mA to 20 A from 10 Hz to 5 kHz
1500 μA/A from 0.1 mA to 3 A above 5 kHz to 10 kHz
Resistance
15 μΩ/Ω + 0.01 mΩ from 0 to 200 kΩ
15 μΩ/Ω + 1 Ω above 200 kΩ to 2 MΩ
40 μΩ/Ω + 85 Ω above 2 MΩ to 20 MΩ
250 μΩ/Ω + 8 kΩ above 20 MΩ to 200 MΩ
0.2% of reading + 1 MΩ above 200 MΩ to 1100 MΩ




DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical measurement and test equipment Ammeters; Current clamps; Digital multimeters (DMM); Ohm meters; Voltmeters AC current; AC voltage; DC current; DC voltage; Resistance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
DC voltage
10 μV/V or 0.5 μV (whichever is the greater) from 0 V to 1000 V

DC current
20 μA/A or 0.0007 μA (whichever is greater) from 0 to 200 μA
20 μA/A or 0.007 μA (whichever is greater) above 0.2 mA to 2 mA
20 μA/A or 0.07 μA (whichever is greater) above 2 mA to 500 mA
55 μA/A above 0.5 A to 10A
90 μA/A above 10 A to 20A
Clamp Meters
1.2 % of reading from 10 A to 1000 A

AC voltage
200 μV/V or 0.0015 mV (whichever is greater) from 0.001 V to 120 V from 10 Hz to 10 kHz
200 μV/V or 60 mV (whichever is greater) above 120 V to 1020 V from 10 Hz to 10 kHz
450 μV/V or 0.0015 mV (whichever is greater) from 0.001 V to 329.9 V above 10 kHz to 30 kHz
1500 μV/V or 0.006 mV (whichever is greater) from 0.001 V to 329.9 V above 30 kHz to 100 kHz

AC current
1500 μA/A  from 0.1 mA to 20 A from 10 Hz to 5 kHz
1500 μA/A  from 0.1 mA to 3 A above 5 kHz to 10 kHz
Clamp Meters
1.0 % of reading from 10 A to 1000 A at 50 Hz

Resistance
 15 μΩ/Ω + 0.01 mΩ from 0 to 200 kΩ
15 μΩ/Ω + 1 Ω above 200 kΩ to 2 MΩ
40 μΩ/Ω + 85 Ω above 2 MΩ to 20 MΩ
250 μΩ/Ω + 8 kΩ above 20 MΩ to 200 MΩ
0.2% of reading + 1 MΩ above 200 MΩ to 1100 MΩ


 

DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical standards Precision resistors; Resistance boxes Resistance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
15 μΩ/Ω + 0.01 mΩ from 0 to 200 kΩ
15 μΩ/Ω + 1 Ω above 200 kΩ to 2 MΩ
40 μΩ/Ω + 85 Ω above 2 MΩ to 20 MΩ
250 μΩ/Ω + 8 kΩ above 20 MΩ to 200 MΩ
0.2% of reading + 1 MΩ above 200 MΩ to 1000 MΩ
Mass - Determination of mass and calibration of weighing devices Pressure calibration standards Mass Direct measurement; Gravimetric measurement against reference mass Dead weight testers up to 12 kg

Capability

With a Calibration and Measurement Capability of:
6 in 106 or 60μg (whichever is greater)
Pressure metrology - Pressure and vacuum measuring equipment Air data test sets; Altimeters Air speed; Feet altitude Comparison with dead weight tester; Comparison with reference instrument

Equivalent feet altitude range of up to 80478 feet

Equivalent Air Speed range of 0 knots to 1195 knots


Capability

Including the calibration of Air Data Test Sets (ADTS) pitot and static ranges to the methods of MSA Test Method 1 - 2008 and based on pressure to altitude conversion as per ISO 2533:1997 from 2.7 kPa to 375 kPa absolute.
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Altitude
0.003% reading or 0.4 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 1.38 kPa to 375 kPa absolute
equivalent uncertainty of measurement in feet altitude as per the pressure capability as converted.
Airspeed
Including the calibration of Air Data Test Sets (ADTS) airspeed ranges to the methods of MSA Test Method - 2008 and based on and pressure to airspeed as per NASA Technical Note D-822


with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
 0.003% of reading or 0.2 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 0 kPa to 375 kPa
 equivalent uncertainty of measurement in air speed as per the pressure capability as converted

 

Barometers; Digital pressure gauges; Manometers; Mechanical pressure gauges; Pressure recorders; Pressure transducers; Vacuum gauges Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure Comparison with dead weight tester; Comparison with reference instrument


By the methods of -
MSA Test Method 1 and 2
AS 1349
ISO3567

Self indicating and electrical transducer  with a d.c. voltage or a d.c. current  output
Vacuum calibration capability with base pressure of 2 x 10-4 Pa absolute

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of
Gauge pressure calibration
0.003% of reading or 0.4 Pa (whichever is the greater) from -100 kPa to -4 kPa
0.15 Pa from -4 kPa to  4 kPa
0.01 Pa at 0 kPa
0.003% of reading or 0.2 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 4 kPa to 7000 kPa
0.005% of reading from 7 MPa to 140 MPa
0.009% of reading from 140 MPa to 175 MPa
0.015% of reading from 175 MPa to 280 MPa

Absolute pressure calibration including barometers
0.3% of reading or 0.012 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 0.2 Pa to 1.38 kPa
0.003% of reading or 0.4 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 1.38 kPa to 7000 kPa
0.005% of reading from 7 MPa to 120 MPa



Pressure metrology - Pressure standards Air operated piston gauges; Dead weight testers - Ball and float type; Dead weight testers - Piston type; Oil operated piston gauges Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure Comparison with dead weight tester; Comparison with reference instrument Euramet CG-3
Gauge pressure calibration
From -100 kPa to 280 MPa

Air operated piston gauges
Calibration up to 8 MPa

Air operated oil lubricated piston gauges
Calibration to 14 MPa

 Oil operated piston gauges
Calibration from 0.05 kPa  to 280 MPa

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Gauge pressure
0.003% of reading or 0.4 Pa (whichever is the greater) from -100 kPa to -4 kPa
0.15 Pa from -4 kPa to 4 kPa
0.01 Pa at 0 kPa
0.003% of reading or 0.2 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 4 kPa to 7000 kPa
0.005% of reading from 7 MPa to 140 MPa
0.009% of reading from 140 MPa to 175 MPa
0.015% of reading from 175 MPa to 280 MPa

Absolute pressure
0.3% of reading or 0.012 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 0.2 Pa to 1.38 kPa
0.003% of reading or 0.4 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 1.38 kPa to 7000 kPa
0.005% of reading from 7 MPa to 120 MPa

Pressure calibrators - Non-dead weight Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure Comparison with dead weight tester; Comparison with reference instrument

By the methods of  -

MSA Test Method 1 -2008

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of
Gauge pressure calibration
0.003% of reading or 0.4 Pa (whichever is the greater) from -100 kPa to -4 kPa
0.15 Pa from -4 kPa to 4 kPa
0.01 Pa at 0 kPa
0.003% of reading or 0.2 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 4 kPa to 7000 kPa
0.005% of reading from 7 MPa to 140 MPa
0.009% of reading from 140 MPa to 175 MPa
0.015% of reading from 175 MPa to 280 MPa
Absolute pressure calibration
0.3% of reading or 0.012 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 0.2 Pa to 1.38 kPa
0.003% of reading or 0.4 Pa (whichever is the greater) from 1.38 kPa to 7000 kPa
 0.005% of reading from 7 MPa to 120 MPa

Time and frequency metrology - Frequency, time and waveform measuring equipment Frequency meters Frequency Measurement against reference standard

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
2.5 μHz/Hz + 5 μHz from 1 Hz to 2 MHz:

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