Australian Wool Testing Authority Ltd


Melbourne Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

28 Jun 1990


24 Robertson Street
Kensington, VIC 3031


Mr David Crowe P: +61 (03) 93712136


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Melbourne Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Material performance evaluation of leather, textiles and related products Wool Sampling and conditioning Not applicable

Objectiviely matched lots - Code of Practice for the AWEX Quality System; IWTO Core Test Regulations

Preservation of sample integrity - AS 1809

Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride) soluble matter in combed wool and commercially scoured or carbonised wool; Oven dry mass and calculated mass; Yield/wool base plus vegetable matter Not applicable

IWTO-19; IWTO Core Test Regulations

IWTO-33; IWTO Condition Testing Regulations for Scoured and Carbonised Wool

dichloromethane - IWTO 10

Mean staple length; Mean staple strength - Greasy Not applicable

IWTO-30; IWTO Staple Test Regulations

Conditioning Standard laboratory atmosphere


for compliance to IWTO Condition Testing Regulations for Scoured and Carbonised Wool
Appraisal of test certificate requirements Not applicable

IWTO-31; IWTO Core Test Regulations; IWTO Core test regulations format of IWTO certificates

Diameter Airflow; Projection microscope

Mean fibre diameter by airflow - IWTO-28

Fibre diameter mean and distribution by fibre diameter analyser (Sirolan Laserscan) - IWTO-12

Mean and distribution of fibre diameter by Optical Fibre Diameter Analyser (OFDA) -  IWTO-47

Colour of raw wool Not applicable

IWTO-56, IWTO Colour Test Regulations

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