LMATS Pty Ltd

Site

Melbourne Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

15840

Site No.

17127

Date of Accreditation

03 Jul 2008

Address

6 Techno Park Drive
Williamstown, VIC 3016
Australia

lmats.com.au

Contact

Ms Sakshi Kumar P: +61 (03) 93999199

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 mechanical performance of pressure plant, pipelines and equipment Metallic storage vessels; Pressure vessels Hydrostatic pressure Not applicable

AS 4037 Section 17 

up to 50 MPa

Piping; Pressure fittings; Valves Hydrostatic pressure; Leakage Not applicable

AS 1579 Appendix F, AS 1631 Section 9.1, AS 2885.5 Section 7.8 (Type 1), AS 4037 Section 17, ASME B31.3 Section 345.4, AS 2885.5 Section 7.9 (Type A)

 

Above ground and exposed pipe sections up to 50 MPa

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Evaluation of access protection products Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts) Deflection; Rigidity; Strength Not applicable

AS 1657 Section 6.1.2, Appendices B and C

Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Pipe material and related products Peel strength; Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control

ISO 13953

ISO 13954

Material performance evaluation of metal products Fixtures and components Tensile properties Not applicable

LMATS in-house procedure TP-ME-02

Prepared metallic test specimens; Tubing/piping Bending properties; Compression; Flattening properties; Shear modulus; Shear strength Not applicable

LMATS in-house procedure TPME-03, AS/NZS 1163 Section 10; AS 2505.3; ASTM A370

Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens Hardness Brinell; Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C; Vickers

AS 1816.1; ASTM A370; ASTM E10; ISO 6506-1;AS 1815.1; ASTM E18; ASTM E384; ISO 6508.1;AS 1817.1; ISO 9015-1; ISO 9015-2; ISO 6507-1; AS 2205.6.1

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, ASTM A370, ASTM E8,ISO 6892-1,AS 2205.2, ISO 4136, ISO 5178, ISO 9018, AS 3992 Section 13.2, ASME IX QW150 and QB150, AWS D1.1 Section 4 and AWS D1.6 Section 4


Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse guided bend

AS 2505.1; AS 2205.2; AS 2205.5, ASTM A370, AS 2205.3.1, AS 2205.3.2, AS 2205.3.3, AS 3992 Section 13.3, ASME IX QW160, AWS D1.1 Section 4, AWS D1.6 Section 4,

 ISO 5173

Charpy impact toughness Charpy - Lateral expansion; Charpy V-notch - Impact value

AS 1544.2; AS 2205.7.1; ASTM E23; ISO 148-1

Reinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concrete Bending properties Simple bend

AS/NZS 4671 clause 7.2.3

Geometric properties Indentation geometry; Mass per unit length; Rib geometry

AS 4671 Appendices C 3.1, C 3.2, C 3.3

Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile

AS/NZS 4671 Clause 7.2.2; Appendix C2.2

Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Tensile properties Not applicable

 AS 1391; AS 4291.1

Tubing/piping Bending properties; Flattening properties; Shear strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 1163 Section 10, AS 2505.3, ASTM A370

Welded test specimens Peel strength Not applicable

AS 3992 Section 13.4, ASME IX QB170

Cracking Hot cracking

AS 2205.9.1

Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination

AS 2205.5.1, ISO 17639

Shear strength Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control

 AS 2205.8.1, AS 2205.8.2, ISO 15630-2 

Nick-break fracture Visual examination

AS 2205.4.1, ISO 9017 

Fillet-break fracture Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

AS 2205.4.2; AWS D1.1 Section 4; ASME Section IX QW 12; AWS D1.6 Section 46; ISO 9017

Macroscopic examination Visual examination

AS 3992 Section 13.5; ASME IX; AWS D1.1; AWS D1.6

Torque on stud welds Not applicable

ASME IX QW 192

Wire, wire strands and coated wire products Bending properties Reverse bend; Simple bend

AS 2505.2, AS2505.4

Wrapping Not applicable

AS 2505.6, ASTM A370

Tensile properties Cord breaking strength of conveyor wire; Longitudinal tensile

 AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8, ISO 6892.1

Material performance evaluation of paint and related products Architectural coatings; Automotive coatings; Decorative coatings; Industrial coatings; Marine coatings Residual contaminants - Chlorides; Residual contaminants - Oil or water droplet contamination; Residual contaminants - Presence of mill scale; Residual contaminants - Soluble salts of iron; Residual contaminants - Surface dust Not applicable

AS 3894.6, Methods A, E

Ductility Not applicable

AS 1580.402.1

Hot water immersion Not applicable

AS 4822 Appendix F

Degree of cure Barcol hardness impressor

AS 3894.4 Method D

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of metals and alloys Cast irons; Chromium and chromium alloys; High alloy steels; Nickel and nickel alloys; Tool steels Comparative indication of material grade and alloy type Portable X-ray fluorescence equipment
Material performance evaluation of refractories, ceramics and related materials Silicate glasses Microhardness of glass beads Not applicable

ASTM E 384

Metallic corrosion evaluation Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Detrimental intermetallic phase Charpy V-notch - Impact value; Ferric chloride corrosion test; Sodium hydroxide etch test

ASTM A923 Methods A,B,C

Intergranular attack or end grain pitting on metals caused by aircraft chemical processes; Intergranular corrosion resistance Acidified copper sulfate exposure - Mony-Penny-Strauss; Copper-copper sulfate-sulfuric acid; Ferric sulfate - Sulfuric acid; Nitric acid; Nitric acid exposure - Huey; Oxalic acid etch

AS 2038 Section 6,Section 7; AS 2205.10.1;  ASTM A262 Practices A,B,C,E, ASTM G28 Method A; ASTM F2111 Sections 7.4, 7.5, 7.6

Pitting corrosion resistance Ferric chloride pitting

ASTM G48 Method A

Chemical corrosion treatment materials Adhesion Not applicable

AS 3894.9 Methods A, B, C, ASTM D3359 Methods A, B

Chemical corrosion treatment materials; Plating Coating thickness Microscopic examination

AS 2331.1.1, AS 1214 Appendix A; ASTM B487

Coating mass Dissolution - Strip, weigh and analytical

AS 1627.6 Appendix B4

Coating mass Dissolution - Strip, weigh and analytical

AS 2331.2.1,AS 4680 Appendix G2

Copper and copper alloys Stress corrosion resistance Mercurious nitrate

AS 2136 and ASTM B154 

Dezincification resistance Classical

AS 2345

Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Aluminium and aluminium alloys Anodising thickness Not applicable

AS 1231 Section 7.2, ASTM B487, ISO 1463

Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination

ASTM E562

Depth of cladding Microscopic examination

ASTM B487

Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

ASTM E3

Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Magnesium alloys; Nickel and nickel alloys; Titanium and titanium alloys Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination

 ASTM E562

Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

ASTM E3

Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643

Copper and copper alloys Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643

Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

ASTM E3

Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination

ASTM E562

Ferrous materials Non-metallic inclusion content Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination

AS 2087, ASTM E45 Section 5.1.3

Graphite type and distribution in cast irons Microscopic examination

ISO 945

Case depth and depth of decarburisation Hardness traverse; Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination

AS 1982 Sections 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, AS 2003 Sections 6.1, 6.2, ASTM F2328, ISO 2639, ISO 3754, SAE J423, 

Detection of iron on passivated steel - Contamination test Copper sulfate; Potassium ferricyanide nitric acid

ASTM A380 Sections 7.2.5.3 and 7.3.4, ASTM A967 Practices D and E

Non-metallic inclusion content Microscopic examination

AS 2197

Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1733, ASTM E112, ISO 643

Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

ASTM E3

Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination

ASTM E562

Embrittlement Not applicable

ASTM A143

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