Valspar Paint (Australia) Pty. Ltd.

Site

Footscray Laboratory

Accreditation No.

104

Site No.

97

Date of Accreditation

01 Oct 1953

Address

2-44 Graingers Road
West Footscray, VIC 3012
Australia

wattyl.com.au

Contact

Dr Denis Wright P: +61 (03) 96881167

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Material performance evaluation of paint and related products Architectural coatings; Automotive coatings; Decorative coatings; Industrial coatings; Marine coatings; Protective coatings on wooden furniture; Road marking paint; Stains Application properties - Spray Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.205.2,

AS/NZS 1580.205.4

Ease of manual re-incorporation Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580.211.2
Hardness Pencil hardness

AS/NZS 1580.405.1

Evaluation of materials suitable for test panels Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.103.1

Consistency Consistency by flow-cup AS/NZS 1580.214.2
Application properties - Brush Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.205.1

Appearance Not applicable; Visual comparison

AS1580.603.1

Resistance to mineral oil and other organic liquids Visual comparison

AS1580.454.1

Adhesion Crosscut test

AS1580.408.4

Ductility Not applicable

AS1580.402.1

Wet film thickness Wet film thickness by gauge AS/NZS 1580.107.3
Drying time Mechanical thumb AS1580.401.6
Non-volatile content Gravimetric

AS1580.301.1

Recoating properties Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.404.1

Surface dry condition evaluation Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580.401.1
Fineness of grind Classical

AS/NZS 1580.204.1

Resistance to solvent immersion Visual comparison

AS1580.453.1

Sample preparationMissing humidity/temperature Routine conditions - Temperature/humidity/airflow

AS/NZS 1580.101.1

Adhesion Knife test

AS1580.408.2

Consistency Consistency by rotothinner AS/NZS 1580.214.4
Drying time BK type recorder

AS1580.401.3

Skin formation Classical

AS1580.203.1

Density tests Pycnometer

AS/NZS 1580.202.1 - Density, 

AS/NZS 1580.202.2 - Density of water-dispersed paints subject to foaming 

Wet film thickness Gravimetric

AS1580.107.1

Wet film thickness Gravimetric

AS/NZS 1580.107.2

Scratch resistance Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.403.1

Thinner compatibility Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.208.1

Consistency Consistency by rotational viscometer

AS/NZS 1580.214.5

Sample preparation Routine conditions - Temperature/humidity AS/NZS 1580.101.5
Evaluation of materials suitable for test panels Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580.104.1
Degree of settling Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.211.1

Sample preparation Routine conditions - Temperature AS/NZS 1580.101.4
Sanding appraisal; Surface dry condition evaluation Visual comparison AS1580.401.5
Boiling water resistance Visual comparison

AS1580.456.1

Application properties - Roller Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.205.3

Sample preparation Not applicable AS 1580.105.1, AS 1580.105.2, AS/NZS 1580.106.1
Colour measurement Visual comparison AS/NZS 1580.601.1
Resistance to water at room temperature Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.455.1

GlossNULL Gloss meter

AS/NZS 1580.602.2

Stoving Classical

AS1580.101.3

Relative dry hiding power Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.213.1

Impact resistance Falling weight

AS1580.406.1

Consistency Stormer viscometer

AS/NZS 1580.214.1 

Architectural coatings; Automotive coatings; Decorative coatings; Industrial coatings; Marine coatings; Protective coatings on wooden furniture; Road marking paint; Stainson metallic substrates Dry film thickness; Water absorption Paint inspection gauge

AS/NZS 1580.108.1

Road marking paint No-pick-up time tests of road marking paints Visual comparison

AS/NZS 1580.401.8

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Sample collection Paints and related coating materials Not applicable Not applicable

AS 1580.102.1, AS/NZS 1580.102.2

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