AlfaTest Pty Ltd

Site

Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

14300

Site No.

14293

Date of Accreditation

06 Nov 2001

Address

Unit 3, 121 Evans Road
Salisbury, QLD 4107
Australia

alfatest.com.au

Contact

Mr Fabian Lyons P: +61 (07) 37153400

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of load handling, rigging and tensioning systems Anchorages and supports for industrial fall arrest systems; Building tie downs; Embedded items and fixings; PadeyesNULL Proof load; Pull-out resistance Not applicable

AS/NZS 1891.4, ASTM E488, ASTM E1512, ASTM E3121

Pull-out resistance tests in the range 20N to 380 kN
Proof load tests in the range 10 N to 380 kN
Anchors and anchor plate assemblies; Embedded items and fixings Proof load Not applicable AS 3850.1 Appendix A
Evaluation of mechanical performance of pressure plant, pipelines and equipment Piping; Pressure vessels Hydrostatic pressure Not applicable AS 1210;
AS 4037;
AS 4041;
AS/NZS 3788 Appendix D15

0 to 100000 kPa

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Evaluation of access protection products Balustrades; Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts) Impact resistance; Physical security - Strength; Rigidity; Strength; Strength and rigidity of infill supported by the railing system; Ultimate strength Not applicable

AS 1657 clause 5.2, AS 1657 Appendix B, AS 1657 Appendix D

Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Pipe material and related products Compression; Crushing decohesion; Hydrostatic pressure; Joint strength; Peel strength; Shear resistance Compression set under constant deflection in air; Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control AS/NZS 3879 Appendices B, C, D;
ISO 13955
Pipe material and related products; Pipe saddle fusion joint assemblies; Prepared test specimens Decohesion; Peel strength; Shear resistance; Tear resistance Compression set under constant deflection in air; Strip bend decohesion; Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control ASTM D6392,
ISO 13954,
ISO 13956,
ISO 21751
Pipe material and related products; Prepared test specimens Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control

ISO 13953

Prepared test specimens Bending properties

BS EN 12814-1

Material performance evaluation of metal products Fixtures and components; Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens Tensile properties All-weld-metal tensile; Axial tensile; Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse butt tensile; Transverse joggle-butt tensile; Transverse tensile; Uniaxial tension

AS 1391, AS 2205.2.1; AS 2205.2.2; AS 2205.2.3; ASTM A370

Prepared metallic test specimens Hardness Brinell

AS 1816.1; ASTM E10

Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1; AS 2205.6.1

Hardness Rockwell - Scale A; Rockwell - Scale C

AS 1815.1; ASTM E18

Impact resistance Charpy - Assessment of fracture appearance; Charpy V-notch - Impact value

AS 1544.2; AS 2205.7.1; ASTM A370

Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Proof load; Tension Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control AS/NZS 4291.1;
AS/NZS 4291.2;
ISO 898-1;
ISO 898-2;
MRTS 78 Clause 7.3.3
Tubing/piping Flattening properties Flattening

AS/NZS 1163

Welded test specimens Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination

AS/NZS 2205.5.1

Fillet-break fracture Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

AS 2205.4.2

Nick-break fracture Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

AS 2205.4.1

Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse guided bend

AS 2205.3.1; AS 2205.3.3

Mechanical performance evaluation of ladders, racks, scaffolds and supports Formwork for concrete; Scaffolding and scaffolding components Bending properties; Breaking load; Compression; Distortion; Overload; Stiffness; Stop and structural integrity; Strength; Sway; Torque Not applicable AS/NZS 1576.1;
AS/NZS 1576.3 Appendices A, B;
AS/NZS 1577 Appendices A, B, C, D;
AS 3610 (1995)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of metals and alloys Aluminium and aluminium alloys; Stainless steels Comparative indication of material grade and alloy type Portable X-ray fluorescence equipment

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