Department of Defence - Defence Science and Technology Group

Site

Defence Science and Technology – Aerospace Division: Structures and Materials Test Centre

Accreditation No.

233

Site No.

226

Date of Accreditation

24 Sep 1957

Address

506 Lorimer Street
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Australia

dsto.defence.gov.au

Contact

Mr Matthew Pelosi P: +61 (03) 96267118

Availability

Services conditionally 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
Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instruments Extensometers Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

3 μm from 3 μm to 5 mm

LVDTs Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of-

0.0044 mm from 1 mm to 600 mm

Force metrology - Force measuring and testing equipment Load cells Force in compression; Force in tension Comparison measurement with reference load cell

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of-

0.07% of reading from 0.1 kN to 223 kN in tension and compression

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Material performance evaluation of metal products Fixtures and components Compression; Fatigue cycling; Tension Not applicable STL Laboratory in-house methods - 400 Series
Fatigue cycling; Tensile properties; Tension Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress ASTM A370, ASTM E8, ASTM B557M, SMTC work instruction AD-SMTC-W215, SMTC work instruction AD-SMTC-W216

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