Vipac Engineers and Scientists Ltd

Site

Gas Technology Services

Accreditation No.

676

Site No.

669

Date of Accreditation

13 Nov 1967

Address

279 Normanby Road
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Australia

vipac.com.au

Contact

Mr Benjamin Smith P: +61 (03) 96479700

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 - Dynamic gas blenders Dynamic gas blenders Volume fractions Absolute method

in-house method WI-UIN-0201

In-house calibration only

Capability

1.2%

Chemical metrology - Gas analysers Gas analysers Concentration Direct measurement by certified reference material

in-house method WI-UIN-66

CO: (electrochemical) 0-1000ppm 

O2: (electrochemical) 0-25%

CH4 (thermal conductivity): 0-100%

CH4 (hot wire): 0-100%

CH4 (catalytic combustion): 0-100%

CH4 (semiconductor): 0-500ppm

CH4 (IR): 0-100%

C3H8 (thermal conductivity): 0-1000ppm

C3H8 (hot wire): 0-100%

C3H8 (catalytic combustion): 0-100%

C3H(semiconductor): 0-1000ppm

C3H8 (IR): 0-100%

H2S (electrochemical): 0-100ppm

Natural gas (thermal conductivity): 0-100%

Capability

CO: Electrochemical: 5% relative or 6ppm over the range 0-1000ppm, whichever is greater

O2: Electrochemical: 2.5% relative or 0.2% Oxygen over the range 0-25% Oxygen, whichever is greater

CH4: Thermal conductivity: 3% methane over the range 0-100% methane

CH4: Hot wire: 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL

CH4: Catalytic combustio): 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL

CH4: Semiconductor: 5% or 5ppm (whichever is larger) in the range 0-500ppm and 5% in the range 500-1000ppm

CH4: IR: 2% from 0-100%

C3H8: Thermal conductivity: 2.5% relative or 5ppm over the range 0-1000ppm

C3H8: Hot wire: 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL

C3H8: Catalytic combustion: 2% LEL over the range 0-100% LEL

C3H8: Semiconductor: 5% or 5ppm (whichever is larger) in the range 0-500ppm and 5% in the range 500-1000ppm

C3H8: IR: 2% from 0-100%

H2S: Electrochemical: 5% relative or 3ppm over the range 0-100ppm, whichever is greater

Natural gas: Thermal conductivity: 3% gas/methane over the range 0-100% gas/methane

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Gaseous fuels Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen GC-TCD

In-house WI-UC-086

Sulfur - Total

In-house WI-UC-104

Technique to be advised

Copper corrosion; Mercaptan sulfur; Sulfur - Total Classical

In-house WI-UC-082

Mercaptan/Sulfur/Total sulfur technique to be confirmed

Reformed gas analysis Gas chromatography (GC)

In-house WI-UC-111

ASTM D1946

Calorific value; Density; Relative density (specific gravity); Wobbe index Calculation

In-house WI-UC-105

Hydrocarbons: C1-C7 GC-FID

In-house WI-UC-086

Heating value; Relative density (specific gravity); Vapour pressure; Wobbe index Calculation

ISO 6976

Heating value; Relative density (specific gravity) Calculation

In-house WI-UC-086

Composition of gaseous fuels Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D1945 and in-house WI-UC-112
Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Nitrogen; Oxygen GC-TCD

In-house WI-UC-086


Water dew point; Water vapour content Classical

ASTM D1142 and in-house WI-UC-101

Copper corrosion Classical

ASTM D183 and ISO 6251

Hydrocarbons: C1-C7 GC-FID

In-house WI-UC-086

Gaseous fuels; Liquid fuels Motor octane number (MON) Calculation

In-house WI-UC-109

Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) Hydrogen sulfide Classical

ISO 8819 and in-house WI-UC-108

Liquid fuels Propane Classical; Valve freeze

ASTM D2713 and in-house WI-UC-114

Calorific value; Density; Vapour pressure; Wobbe index Calculation

In-house WI-UC-105

Residue on evaporation Classical

JLPGA-S-03 and in-house WI-UC-102


Mercaptan sulfur Calculation; Classical; Titration

BS 2000-272 and in-house WI-UC-103


Sample collection Biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Not applicable

Liqufied petroleum gases: ASTM D1265 and in-house WI-UC-086

Gaseous fuels: ISO 10715 Annex F - indirect spot sampling using evacuated cylinder

Petroleum gaseous fuels - In-house WI-UC-106

Technique to be advised

Gases and aerosols Not applicable

In-house WI-UC-086

Technique to be advised

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