PLUS ES

Site

Measurement Services

Accreditation No.

62

Site No.

710

Date of Accreditation

14 Jul 1952

Address

48 - 50 Holker Street
Silverwater, NSW 2128
Australia

pluses.com.au

Contact

Mr Andrew McVey P: +61 (02) 94105183

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
DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical instrument calibrators Instrument calibrators AC current; AC voltage; Capacitance; DC current; DC voltage; Resistance Comparison with a reference standard; Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement; Comparison with a reference standard by null measurement; Indirect measurement

Capability

DC Voltage
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
5 μV/V + 200 nV from 0 V to 1100 V

AC Voltage
10 Hz to 40 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
800 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
300 μV/V from 10 to 100 mV
150 μV/V from 100 to 600 mV
220 μV/V from 600 mV to 300 V at 10 Hz
300 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V at 10 Hz
70 μV/V from 600 mV to 300 V and 20 Hz to 40 Hz
100 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V and 20 Hz to 40 Hz

40 Hz to 30 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
600 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
220 μV/V from 10 to 20 mV
120 μV/V from 20 to 100 mV
80 μV/V from 100 to 200 mV
50 μV/V from 200 to 600 mV
20 μV/V from 600 mV to 20 V
25 μV/V from 20 to 300 V
40 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V and 40 Hz to 20 kHz

30 kHz to 100 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1100 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
500 μV/V from 10 to 20 mV
300 μV/V from 20 to 100 mV
200 μV/V from 100 to 200 mV
100 μV/V from 200 to 600 mV
40 μV/V from 600 mV to 20 V
40 μV/V from 20 to 300 V
120 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V and 20 kHz to 100 kHz

100 kHz to 1 MHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
2000 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
1000 μV/V from 10 to 100 mV
400 μV/V from 100 to 600 mV
250 μV/V from 600 mV to 20 V
200 μV/V from 20 to 60 V and 100 kHz to 500 kHz

DC Current
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
10 μA/A from 10 μA to 10 mA
15 μA/A from 10 mA to 1 A
30 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
70 μA/A from 10 A to 100 A

AC Current
10 Hz to 50 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
100 μA/A from 30 μA to 100 μA at 50 Hz
100 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
50 μA/A from 10 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
100 μA/A from 10 A to 20 A
130 μA/A from 20 A to 100 A at 50 Hz

50 Hz to 1 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
70 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
45 μA/A from 10 mA to 100 mA
50 μA/A from 100 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
100 μA/A from 10 A to 20 A

1 kHz to 5 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
100 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
50 μA/A from 10 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
200 μA/A from 10 A to 20 A

5 kHz to 10 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
150 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
50 μA/A from 10 mA to 100 mA
60 μA/A from 100 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A

10 kHz to 30 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
80 μA/A from 10 mA to 100 mA
100 μA/A from 100 mA to 1 A
200 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A

Resistance
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
10 nΩ at 0 Ω
25 μΩ/Ω + 1 nΩ from 10 μΩ to 1 mΩ
10 μΩ/Ω from 1 mΩ to 0.1 Ω
3 μΩ/Ω from 0.1 Ω to 1 MΩ
25 μΩ/Ω from 1 to 10 MΩ
100 μΩ/Ω from 10 to 100 MΩ
0.1 % from 100 MΩ to 100 GΩ

Capacitance
at 100 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2% from 300 nF to 300 μF
1% from 300 μF to 1.1 mF

at 1 000 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(0.01% + 1 pF) from 1 pF to 1 μF
0.05% from 1.1 to 11 μF
0.1% from 11 to 100 μF
DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical measurement and test equipment Ammeters; Appliance testers; Capacitance meters; Current clamps; Data recorders; Digital multimeters (DMM); Electrical energy meters; Electricity meters; Galvanometers and null detectors; Insulation resistance test equipment; LCR meters; Ohm meters; Phase angle meters; Power analysers; Power factor meters; Power supplies; Residual current circuit breaker testers; Residual current devices (RCD) testers; Varmeters; Voltmeters; Watt meters AC current; AC voltage; Capacitance; DC current; DC voltage; Resistance Comparison with a reference standard; Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement

Capability

DC voltage
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
5 μV/V + 200 nV from 0 V to 1100 V

AC current
10 Hz to 50 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
100 μA/A from 30 μA to 100 μA at 50 Hz
100 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
50 μA/A from 10 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
100 μA/A from 10 A to 20 A
130 μA/A from 20 A to 100 A at 50 Hz

50 Hz to 1 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
300 μA/A + 20 nA from 30 μA to 100 μA
70 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
45 μA/A from 10 mA to 100 mA
50 μA/A from 100 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
100 μA/A from 10 A to 20 A
800 μA/A from 20 A to 100 A

1 kHz to 5 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
100 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
50 μA/A from 10 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
200 μA/A from 10 A to 20 A

5 kHz to 10 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
150 μA/A from 100 μA to 10 mA
50 μA/A from 10 mA to 100 mA
60 μA/A from 100 mA to 1 A
90 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
0.4% + 200 μA from 10 A to 11 A

10 kHz to 30 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
80 μA/A from 10 mA to 100 mA
100 μA/A from 100 mA to 1 A
200 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A

Multi-turn technique
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.15% up to 100 A at 50 Hz
0.35% from 100 A to 1 000 A at 50 Hz
0.6% from 1 000 A to 3 000 A at 50 Hz

DC current
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
10 μA/A from 10 μA to 10 mA
15 μA/A from 10 mA to 1 A
30 μA/A from 1 A to 10 A
70 μA/A from 10 A to 100 A
200 μA/A from 100 A to 500 A

AC voltage
10 Hz to 40 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
800 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
300 μV/V from 10 to 100 mV
150 μV/V from 100 to 600 mV
220 μV/V from 600 mV to 300 V at 10 Hz
300 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V at 10 Hz
70 μV/V from 600 mV to 300 V and 20 Hz to 40 Hz
100 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V and 20 Hz to 40 Hz

40 Hz to 30 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
320 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
220 μV/V from 10 to 20 mV
120 μV/V from 20 to 100 mV
80 μV/V from 100 to 200 mV
50 μV/V from 200 to 600 mV
20 μV/V from 600 mV to 20 V
25 μV/V from 20 to 300 V
40 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V and 40 Hz to 20 kHz

30 kHz to 100 kHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1 100 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
500 μV/V from 10 to 20 mV
300 μV/V from 20 to 100 mV
200 μV/V from 100 to 200 mV
100 μV/V from 200 to 600 mV
40 μV/V from 600 mV to 20 V
40 μV/V from 20 to 300 V
120 μV/V from 300 to 1 000 V and 20 kHz to 100 kHz

100 kHz to 1 MHz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
2 000 μV/V from 2 to 10 mV
1 000 μV/V from 10 to 100 mV
400 μV/V from 100 to 600 mV
250 μV/V from 600 mV to 20 V
200 μV/V from 20 to 60 V and 100 kHz to 500 kHz

Capacitance
at 1 000 Hz

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(0.01% + 1 pF) from 1 pF to 1 μF
0.05% from 1.1 to 11 μF
0.1% from 11 to 100 μF

at 100 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2% from 300 nF to 300 μF
1% from 300 μF to 1.1 mF

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.3% from 100 pF to 100 μF
1% from 10 pF to 100 pF and 100 μF to 1.1 mF

Resistance
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
10 nΩ at 0 Ω
25 μΩ/Ω + 1 nΩ from 10 μΩ to 1 mΩ
10 μΩ/Ω from 1 mΩ to 0.1 Ω
3 μΩ/Ω from 0.1 Ω to 1 MΩ
25 μΩ/Ω from 1 to 10 MΩ
100 μΩ/Ω from 10 to 100 MΩ
0.1 % from 100 MΩ to 100 GΩ

Insulation Resistance Test Equipment
0.5% from 100 kΩ to 100 GΩ up to 10 kV
Appliance testers; Capacitance meters; Current clamps; Digital multimeters (DMM); Insulation resistance test equipment; LCR meters; Ohm meters; Phase angle meters; Power factor meters; Residual current circuit breaker testers; Residual current devices (RCD) testers Inductance Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1% or 1 μH (whichever is greater) from 100 μH to 100 H
Appliance testers; Current clamps; Data recorders; Electrical energy meters; Electricity meters; Ohm meters; Phase angle meters; Power analysers; Power factor meters; Power supplies; Varmeters; Watt meters Active power Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
50 μW/W up to 1 000 V and 20 A on d.c.
200 μW/VA from 1 V to 1 000 V and 0.001 A to 120 A at 50 Hz

Multi-turn technique for 0.5 lead to 0.5 lagging power factors
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2% from 20 A to 100 A at 50 Hz
0.3% from 100 A to 1 000 A at 50 Hz
0.6% up from 1 000 A to 3 000 A at 50 Hz
Capacitance meters; Current clamps; Digital multimeters (DMM); Electrical energy meters; Electricity meters; LCR meters; Phase angle meters; Power analysers; Power factor meters; Varmeters; Watt meters Phase angle Indirect measurement against a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.02° in the range 50 to 500 Hz
0.05° in the range 500 Hz to 10 kHz
Power factor Comparison with a reference standard; Indirect measurement against a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.001 power factor from 50 Hz to 10 kHz
Electrical energy meters; Electricity meters; LCR meters; Phase angle meters; Power analysers; Power factor meters; Varmeters; Watt meters Active energy; Reactive energy Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

Watthour meters
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
250 μWh/VAh from 0.01 A to 0.02 A and 63.5 V to 415 V at 50 Hz
100 μWh/VAh from 0.02 A to 100 A and 63.5 V to 415 V at 50 Hz

Varhour meters
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
320 μvarh/VAh from 0.05 A to 100 A and 63.5 V to 415 V at 50 Hz
Electrical energy meters; Electricity meters; Phase angle meters; Power analysers; Power factor meters; Varmeters; Watt meters Reactive power Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.05% at zero power factor
Electricity meters Active energy; Reactive energy Comparison with a reference standard Accuracy requirement of single and polyphase electricity meters by the methods of - AS 1284.1, AS 1284.13, AS 62053.21, AS 62053.22, AS 62053.23,
NITP 14 National Instrument Test Procedures for Utility Meters and NMI M 6-1 Electricity Meters, Part 1: Metrological and Technical Requirements.
Functional tests for no load and starting current by the methods of the above standards.
Functional tests for no load and starting tests using current from 1 mA AC, 63.5 V AC to 300 V AC

Capability

Single-phase and Three-phase Watt-hour meters at 50 Hz across reactive power factors 1.0 to 0.5 leading and lagging, 63.5 V AC to 300 V AC
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
600 μWh/VAh 10 mA to < 50 mA import and export
400 μWh/VAh 50 mA to 100 A import and export

Single-phase and Three-phase Var-hour meters at 50 Hz across reactive power factors 1.0 to 0.5 leading and lagging, 63.5 V AC to 300 V AC
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
500 μvarh/VAh 50 mA to 100 A import and export
DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical standards AC bridges Capacitance; Resistance; Voltage ratio Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement

Capability

Resistance
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
25 μΩ/Ω + 1 nΩ from 10 μΩ to 1 mΩ
10 μΩ/Ω from 1 mΩ to 0.1 Ω
3 μΩ/Ω from 0.1 Ω to 1 MΩ
25 μΩ/Ω from 1 to 10 MΩ
100 μΩ/Ω from 10 to 100 MΩ
0.1 % from 100 MΩ to 100 GΩ

Capacitance
at 100 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2% from 300 nF to 300 μF
1% from 300 μF to 1.1 mF

at 1 000 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(0.01% + 1 pF) from 1 pF to 1 μF
0.05% from 1.1 to 11 μF
0.1% from 11 to 100 μF

Voltage Ratio
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.03%
Conductance boxes; Precision resistors; Resistance boxes Resistance Comparison with a reference standard; Comparison with a reference standard by null measurement

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
25 μΩ/Ω + 1 nΩ from 10 μΩ to 1 mΩ
10 μΩ/Ω from 1 mΩ to 0.1 Ω
3 μΩ/Ω from 0.1 Ω to 1 MΩ
25 μΩ/Ω from 1 to 10 MΩ
100 μΩ/Ω from 10 to 100 MΩ
0.1 % from 100 MΩ to 100 GΩ
Current shunts Current AC-DC difference; Resistance Comparison with a reference standard by null measurement for loads up to 500 A

Capability

Resistance
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
25 μΩ/Ω + 1 nΩ from 10 μΩ to 1 mΩ
10 μΩ/Ω from 1 mΩ to 0.1 Ω
3 μΩ/Ω from 0.1 Ω to 10 kΩ

AC-DC difference
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
50 μA/A from 10 mA to 20 A and 50 Hz to 1 kHz
150 μA/A from 10 mA to 20 A and 1 kHz to 10 kHz
1 000 μA/A from 20 A to 100 A and 50 Hz to 1 kHz
DC bridges Voltage ratio Direct measurement

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.005%
DC potentiometers Voltage Direct measurement

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
5 μV/V or 0.01 μV (whichever is greater) up to 1.6 V
Inductors Inductance Direct measurement Self inductors

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1% or 1 μH (whichever is greater) from 100 μH to 100 H at 1 000 Hz
Potential dividers; Voltage ratio boxes Voltage ratio Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1 μV/V to 5 μV/V up to 1 100 V d.c.
Precision capacitors Capacitance Comparison with a reference standard by resonance measurement

Capability

Two terminal capacitors at 1 000 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(0.01% + 1 pF) from 1 pF to 1 μF
0.05% from 1.1 to 11 μF
0.1% from 11 to 100
0.25% from 100 μF to 400 μF
1% from 400 μF to 1.1 mF

Two terminal capacitors at 100 Hz
With a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2% from 300 nF to 300 μF
1% from 300 μF to 1.1 mF

Three terminal capacitors at 1 000 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(0.01% + 0.03 fF) from 0.1 pF to 10 pF
0.01% from 10 pF to 1.1 μF
0.05% from 1.1 μF to 11 μF


Ratiometers Voltage ratio Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.03%
Voltage standards - E.M.F. reference devices Voltage Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.5 μV/V at 10 V
DC and low frequency electrical metrology - High-voltage/high-current standards and equipment High voltage dividers Voltage ratio Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.5% from 1 kV to 100 kV at 50 Hz (AC voltage)
0.5% from 1 kV to 100 kV (DC voltage)
High voltage dividers; High voltage test sets Current Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.3% + 60 nA from 30 μA to 200 mA at 50 Hz (AC Current)
0.2% + 50 nA from 10 μA to 200 mA (DC Current)
Voltage Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.5% from 1 kV to 100 kV at 50 Hz (AC voltage)
0.5% from 1 kV to 100 kV (DC voltage)
Temperature metrology - Ancillary temperature measuring equipment Digital voltmeters (DVM) and digital multimeters (DMM); Multi-channel thermocouple data recorders; Process calibrators Resistance to temperature conversion; Volt to temperature conversion Direct measurement by electrical input

Capability

Including portable temperature measuring instruments
by Electrical Simulation

Type T Thermocouple
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.7 °C from -250 °C to -150 °C
0.3 °C from -150 °C to 0 °C
0.2 °C from 0 °C to 40 0°C

Type K Thermocouple
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.4 °C from -200 °C to -100 °C
0.2 °C from -100 °C to 120 °C
0.3 °C from 120 °C to 1000 °C
0.5 °C from 1000 °C to 1372 °C

RTD Pt 385, 100Ω
Measure Mode
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1 °C from -200 °C to 0 °C
0.2 °C from 0 °C to 630 °C
0.3 °C from 630 °C to 800 °C
Source Mode
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1 °C from -200 °C to 800 °C
Temperature metrology - Temperature measuring equipment Digital temperature measuring systems; Temperature loggers - Single and multi-channel Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement capability of -
0.03 °C at 0 °C and 20 °C
0.4 °C + 0.1% T from 50 °C to 155 °C
Time and frequency metrology - Frequency and time standards Frequency standards; Rubidium standard; Signal sources Frequency; Time interval Measurement against reference standard

Capability

Frequency
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1 in 1010 + 1 count from 0.01 Hz to 125 MHz

Time interval
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1 in 1010 + 310 ps from 0.01 μs to 1 in 103 s
Time and frequency metrology - Frequency, time and waveform measuring equipment Clocks and timers; Counters; Distortion analysers; Frequency analysers; Frequency meters; Oscilloscopes; Time interval meters; Waveform measuring instruments Frequency Measurement against reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1 in 1010 + 1 count from 0.01 Hz to 125 MHz

Oscilloscopes Frequency characteristics
with a Calibration and Measurement capability of -
5% of frequency up to 300 MHz (bandwidth) at voltages of 5 mV to 5.5 Vp-p
Counters; Distortion analysers; Frequency analysers; Frequency meters; Oscilloscopes; Time interval meters Time interval Measurement against reference standard

Capability

with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1 in 1010 + 1 count from 0.01 μs to 1 in 103 s

Oscilloscopes Timing characteristics
with a Calibration and Measurement capability of -
0.2% from 10 ns to 10 s
Counters; Distortion analysers; Frequency analysers; Frequency meters; Oscilloscopes; Time interval meters; Waveform measuring instruments Voltage Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

Oscilloscopes input characteristics
with a Calibration and Measurement capability of -
0.5% from 1 mV to 130 Vp-p

Voltage Swells & Sags
with a Calibration and Measurement capability of -
0.1% + 1 digit of reading from 1 V to 1000 V and 45 Hz to 65 Hz

Oscillatory Transient - comparison purposes only
Fast Transient 1.2 / 50 μs comparison purposes only
Distortion analysers; Frequency analysers; Waveform measuring instruments Current harmonics; Distortion; Voltage flicker; Voltage harmonics Measurement against reference standard

Capability


Current Harmonics
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1% of fundamental up to the 99th from 0.01 A to 3 000 A and 45 Hz to 65 Hz

Voltage Harmonics
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1% of fundamental up to the 99th from 10 V to 1 000 V and 45 to 65 Hz

Total Harmonic Distortion
up to 99 sup th harmonic from 10 V to 1 000 V, 0.01 A to 3 000 A and between 0.01% to 40%
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.05% of fundamental for THD from 0.01% to 0.3%
0.1% of fundamental for THD from 0.3% to 40%

Voltage Flicker
from 10 V to 1 000 V and 47 Hz to 53 Hz
with a Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.1% of fundamental

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