Department of Transport and Main Roads

Site

Bulwer Island Laboratory – Calibration Services – Brisbane

Accreditation No.

2302

Site No.

4850

Date of Accreditation

25 Jun 1993

Address

398 Tingira Street
Pinkenba, QLD 4008
Australia

tmr.qld.gov.au

Contact

Mr Brian Lowe P: +61 (07) 30663345

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

Suspended

Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instruments
Dial gauges; Electronic length gauges; LVDTs Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard Dial Gauges to comply with Tolerances in AS 2103
Electronic Length Gauges and LVDT's by in-house test method STM537
25 mm maximum range for 0.01 mm increment devices.
5 mm maximum range for 0.002 mm increment devices.

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement capability of -
Dial Gauges:

For 0.01 mm increment devices:

0.002 mm for repeatability and discrimination

0.005 mm for indication error up to 12 mm range

0.006 mm for indication error in the range from 12 mm to 20 mm

0.007 mm for indication error in the range from 20 mm to 25 mm


For 0.002 mm increment devices:

0.001 mm for repeatability

0.001 mm for discrimination up to 2 mm range

0.002 mm for discrimination in the range from 2 mm to 5 mm

0.005 mm for indication error up to 5 mm range


LVDT's:

For 0.01 mm increment devices:

0.006 mm for repeatability and discrimination

0.007 mm for indication error up to 2 mm range

0.008 mm for indication error in the range from 2 mm to 20 mm

0.009 mm for indication error in the range from 20 mm to 25 mm

Electronic calipers; Vernier calipers Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard JIS B 7507 up to 300 mm

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement capability of -
0.008 mm external measurements, 0.008 mm internal measurements and 0.007 mm zero error for 50 mm range.
0.010 mm external measurements, 0.008 mm internal measurements and 0.009 mm zero error for 100 mm range.
0.017 mm external measurements, 0.008 mm internal measurements and 0.013 mm zero error for 200 mm range.
0.025 mm external measurements, 0.008 mm internal measurements and 0.019 mm zero error for 300 mm range.
Steel rulers and measuring tapes Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard BS 4372:1968 Up to 300 mm

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.008 mm up to 300 mm

Suspended

Volume and density - Nuclear density gauges
Nuclear moisture/density gauges Density; Moisture Comparison with a reference standard AS 1289.5.8.4; AS 2891.14.3; AS 2891.14.2

Capability

Calibration of soil nuclear moisture/density gauges in direct transmission mode, using Type A block
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
0.01 t/m3 for predicted density in the range of 1.69 t/m3 to 2.75 t/m3 
0.01 t/m3 for predicted water content in the range of 0 t/m3 to 0.568 t/m3 

Calibration of nuclear gauges for testing asphalt in backscatter mode
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
0.05 t/m3 for predicted density in the range of 1.69 t/m3 to 2.75 t/m3 

Calibration of nuclear thin layer gauges
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
0.05 t/m3 for predicted density in the range of 2.10 t/m3 to 2.70 t/m3 
Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instruments Test sieves Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard

AS 1152 - 1993 and ISO 3310-1

Minimum aperture 38 μm

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
3.0 μm with minimum aperture 38 μm

Force metrology - Hardness standards and equipment Polished aggregate friction value (PAFV) road wheel Rubber hardness Direct measurement by durometer

AS 1683.15.2 and in-house test method STM540

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
2 Shore A scale units in the range from 10 to 90 Shore A scale units

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