Hobson Engineering Co Pty Ltd


Hobson Fastener Testing Facility

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

15 Nov 2012


Unit 2 Warehouse, 10 Clay Place
Eastern Creek, NSW 2766



Mr Kaung Hlaing P: +61 (02) 88180224


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Hobson Fastener Testing Facility

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Material performance evaluation of metal products Prepared metallic test specimens Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1, ASTM E384 and ISO 6507.1


AS 1982, AS 2003, AS/NZS 4291.1, ISO898-1 and ASTM F2328

 3.27 N

Hardness Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C

B and C scales to AS 1815.1, ASTM E18, ISO 6508.1 and SAE J417

Prepared metallic test specimens; Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile

AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8, ASTM F606 and ISO 6892

 10 kN to 1000 kN 

Using strain rate control and including proof stress tests

Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Drilling and driving evaluation Not applicable

AS 3566.1 Appendix C, IFI 113 and ISO 10666

Proof load Not applicable AS/NZS 1252.1
AS/NZS 4291.1 (ISO 898.1)
AS/NZS 4291.2 (ISO 898-2)
ISO 898-6
 ISO 2320

5 kN to1000 kN

including proof stress at 0.2% permanent strain and elongation after fracture
Bolt assembly performance Acceptable degree of tightening under specified load

AS/NZS 1252 (1996) Appendix C

Breaking load Axial tensile; Wedge tensile

AS/NZS 4291.1, ASTM A370, ASTM F606, ASTM A193, ISO 898.1, ISO 898.2, SAE J1199

10 kN to 1000 kN

Breaking load and wedge tensile tests

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Metallic corrosion evaluation Ferrous materials Coating thickness Microscopic examination AS 2331.1.1
Including particle sizing
Coating thickness Magnetic thickness gauge AS 2331.1.3, ASTM B499, ASTM B633, ISO 2178
Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Ferrous materials Case depth and depth of decarburisation

AS 1982, AS 2003, AS/NZS 4291.1, ISO898.1, ASTM F2328, ISO 2639 and SAE J423

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