Coal Mines Technical Services

Site

CMTS

Accreditation No.

1757

Site No.

1750

Date of Accreditation

22 Jul 1983

Address

Lot 1, 30 Ralph Black Drive
North Wollongong , NSW 2500
Australia

cmts.com.au

Contact

Mr Brian Howell P: +61 (02) 42297133

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
Chemical metrology - Characterisation of gases Gas blends Concentration Comparison measurement by instrumentation

in-house TMGC01 and TMSG01 (preparation of gas mixtures)

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability for the following blends in air-
i-butane; n-butane
carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide
ethane; ethylene
hydrogen
methane
nitrogen
oxygen
i-pentane; n-pentane; propane; propylene
Chemical metrology - Dynamic gas blenders Dynamic gas blenders; Wosthoff pumps Mass flow Absolute method

Wosthoff pumps using in-house TMSG01

mass flow controller output using in-house TMSG03

Capability

Calibration of Wosthoff pumps 

Checking of mass flow controller output 

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

2% relative to 100% concentration

Chemical metrology - Gas analysers Gas analysers; Mine safety and confined space equipment Concentration Direct measurement by certified reference material

in-house TMRC01

Capability

Calibration in the laboratory or mobile facility
for the following determinations Gas, detector type, concentration range

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
CH4: Catalytic combustion, 2.7% from 1-100% LEL
CH4: Thermal conductivity, 2.5% from 1-100%
CH4: IR/NDIR, 2.0% from 1-100%
CH4 : IR/NDIR miniature, 2.6% from 1-100%
CH4 : RI-interferometer, 3.9% from 0.1-5%, 0.1-10%, 1-100%
C3H8 (propane) : Catalytic combustion, 2.7% from 1-100% LEL
C5H12 (pentane) : Catalytic combustion, 2.7% from 1-100% LEL
C6H14 (hexane) : Catalytic combustion, 2.7% from 1-100% LEL
CO : Electrochemical, 2.6% from 0.1-5%
CO : IR/NDIR, 2.1% from 0.1-5%
CO2 : Electrochemical, 4.4% from 0.1-100%
CO2: IR/NDIR, 2.0% from 0.1-100%
CO2 : IR/NDIR miniature, 2.6% from 0.1-100%
CO2 : RI-interferometer, 3.9% from 1-100%
O2 : Electrochemical, 2.1% from 0.1-100%
O2 : Paramagnetic, 2.0% from 0.1-100%
H2S : Electrochemical, 4.5% from 1-1000ppm
NO : Electrochemical, 2.5% from 1-100 ppm
NO2: Electrochemical, 3.5% from 1-100ppm
H2: Catalytic combustion, 2.9% from 1-100% LEL

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for diesel particulates Diesel particulates Elemental carbon/total carbon ratio Calculation

NIOSH 5040 and in-house TMDPM01 

Carbon - Elemental; Carbon - Organic Thermooptical analyser

NIOSH 5040 and in-house TMDPM01

Carbon - Total Calculation

NIOSH 5040 and in-house TMDPM01

Analysis for engine emissions Diesel exhaust emissions Oxides of nitrogen - In the range 0-1% v/v Chemiluminescence gas analyser

in accordance with MDG29 guidelines using in-house TMDE 01 

Carbon dioxide - In the range 0-25% v/v; Carbon monoxide - In the range 0-0.25% v/v Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

in accordance with MDG29 guidelines using in-house TMDE 01

Analysis for hydrocarbons Air - Ambient 2-Methylbutane (isopentane); Butane (n-butane); Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Isobutane; Methane; Pentane (n-pentane); Propane Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house TMGC01

Analysis for industrial chemicals Air - Ambient Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Hydrogen; Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house TMGC01

Analysis for respirable quartz Filters α-Quartz Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) In-house TMQIR01
Analysis of dust Filters Dust - Respirable Gravimetric AS 2985
Dust - Inhalable Gravimetric AS 3640
Analysis of mine atmospheres for gases Mine gases 2-Methylbutane (isopentane); Butane (n-butane); Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Hydrogen; Isobutane; Methane; Nitrogen; Oxygen; Pentane (n-pentane); Propane; Propene (propylene) Gas chromatography (GC) in-house TMGC01
Sample collection Diesel exhaust emissions Not applicable Gas sample bag

in accordance with MDG29 guidelines using in -house TMDE 01

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