Department of Regional NSW

Site

Mine Safety Technology Centre

Accreditation No.

2325

Site No.

2318

Date of Accreditation

25 Feb 1988

Address

8 Hartley Drive
Thornton, NSW 2322
Australia

planning.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Dr Greg Browning P: +61 (02) 49638707

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)

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
Chemical metrology - Dynamic gas blenders Dynamic gas blenders; Wosthoff pumps Volume fractions Absolute method

TM001

Capability

Calibration of Wosthoff pumps
with least uncertainties of -
0.13% of reading + 0.06% v/v

Calibration of Apptek GDS
with least uncertainties of -
0.13% of reading + 0.38% v/v

Calibration of Sonic Nozzle Gas mixers
with least uncertainties of -
0.13% of reading + 0.16% v/v
Chemical metrology - Gas analysersincluding on site calibrations Gas analysers; Mine safety and confined space equipment Concentration Direct measurement by certified reference material

TM001 and manufacturer's instructions

Capability

Calibration In the laboratory or in the field
for the following determinations -

CO : IR/NDIR
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-100%

CO : Electrochemical
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-100%

CO : Thermal conductivity
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-100%

COâ‚‚ : IR/NDIR
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

COâ‚‚ : Electrochemical
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

COâ‚‚ : Thermal conductivity
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

CHâ‚„ : IR/NDIR
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

CHâ‚„ : Catalytic combustion
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-9%

CHâ‚„ : Thermal conductivity
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

NOâ‚‚ : IR/NDIR
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-5000 ppm

NOâ‚‚ : Chemiliuminescent
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-5000 ppm

NOâ‚‚ : Electrochemical
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-5000 ppm

NO : Chemiluminescent
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-5000 ppm

NO : Electrochemical
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-5000 ppm

NOâ‚“ : Chemiluminescent (as NO)
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-5000 ppm

Nâ‚‚ : Thermal conductivity
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

Oâ‚‚ : Paramagnetic
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

Oâ‚‚ : Electrochemical
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

Hâ‚‚ : Catalytic combustion
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-5%

Hâ‚‚ : Thermal conductivity
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

Hâ‚‚S : Electrochemical
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-500 ppm

He : Thermal conductivity
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
1.2% from 0-100%

C₁-C₄ Hydrocarbons : FID
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-0.3%

C₁-C₄ Hydrocarbons : Thermal conductivity
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-100%

C₅-C₇ Hydrocarbons : FID
with least uncertainty of measurement of -
2.3% from 0-100%

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for engine emissions Diesel exhaust emissions Nitrogen - Oxides (NOx) Chemiluminescence gas analyser

In-house TM006 and MDG 29

Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Methane Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

In-house TM006 and MDG 29

Oxygen Paramagnetic cell

In-house TM006 and MDG 29

Analysis of dust Dust Dust - Respirable; Volume measurement Gravimetric

AS 2985 and in-house TM010

Dust - Inhalable; Volume measurement Gravimetric

AS 3640 and in-house TM010

Filters Crystalline silica; Quartz Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) - Ashed; Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) - Direct In-house TM011
Analysis of mine atmospheres for gases Gas mixtures Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrocarbons: C1-C7; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC)

In-house TM002 and TM006

Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Methane Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

In-house TM002 and TM006

Oxygen Paramagnetic cell

In-house TM002 and TM006

Analysis of mine roadway dusts Underground roadway dust Incombustibles Calculation

Roadway dust analysis in underground coal mines

Moisture; Solids Classical

Roadway dust analysis in underground coal mines and In-house TM017

Analysis of the workplace environment in confined spaces Air - Confined spaces Oxygen Paramagnetic cell

In-house TM002 and TM006

Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Methane Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

In-house TM002 and TM006

Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrocarbons: C1-C7; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC)

In-house TM002 and TM006

Sample collection Diesel exhaust emissions Not applicable Quartz filter paper

TM006 and TM002

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Evaluation of fire risk (excluding electrical products) and fire mitigation performance Prepared test specimens Flammability Oxygen index

ISO 4589-2 (1996)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for chemical composition of gas and aerosols Diving gases; Medical gases Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Methane Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

In-house TM0002 and TM0006

Oxygen Paramagnetic cell

In-house TM0002 and TM0006

Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrocarbons: C1-C7; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC)

In-house TM0002 and TM0006

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