SGS Australia Pty Ltd

Site

Newcastle Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1397

Site No.

1390

Date of Accreditation

17 Jul 1979

Address

6A Metal Pit Drive, Steel River Industrial Estate
Mayfield West, NSW 2304
Australia

sgs.com

Contact

Mrs Colleen Humphries P: +61 (02) 49607800

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of coals, coke, charcoal and related products Coal Ash Gravimetric; Thermogravimetric analyser

AS 1038.3 (2000), ASTM D3174, BS 1016.104.4 (1998), BS ISO 1171, ISO 1171 and in-house method PR-AU-MINEM-NCL-LA-022

Proximate analysis Gravimetric

AS 1038.3 (2000), BS 1016.104.1 (1999), BS 1016.104.3 (1998),BS 1016.104.4 (1998), BS ISO 17246, ISO 17246

Dilation Dilatometer AS 1038 12.3 (2002), BS 1016.107.3, BS ISO 23873, ISO 23873

Size analysis Sieve analysis

AS 3881 (2002), ASTM D4749, BS 1016.109 (1995), BS ISO 1953, ISO 1953


Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR)

AS 1038.6.3.3

Chlorine X-ray fluorescence (XRF) in-house method ME-MINEM-AN-073
Caking indexNULL Gravimetric BS ISO 15585, ISO 15585,
Ash fusibility Visual examination AS 1038.15 (1995), ASTM D1857, BS 1016.113 (1995), BS ISO 540 and ISO 540
Dilation Audibert-Arnu dilatometer ISO 349
Float and sink analysis Gravimetric AS 4156.1
Moisture - Total Gravimetric

AS 1038.1 (2001), ASTM D2961, ASTM D3302, BS 1016.1, ISO 589

Antimony; Arsenic; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Lithium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Thorium; Uranium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-089
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter

AS 1038.5 (1998), ASTM D5865, BS 1016.105 (1992), BS ISO 1928, ISO 1928


Moisture Gravimetric; Thermogravimetric analyser

AS 1038.3 (2000), ASTM D3173, BS1016.104.1 (1999), BS ISO 11722, ISO 11722 and in house method PR-AU-MINEM-NCL-LA-022


Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Titanium X-ray fluorescence (XRF) AS 1038.14.3, ASTM D4326

Fixed carbon Gravimetric

AS 1038.3 (2000), BS ISO 17246, ISO 17246


Relative density (specific gravity) Density bottle

AS 1038.21.1.1

Moisture holding capacity Gravimetric AS 1038 17
Free swelling index Visual examination ASTM D720
Crucible swelling number Visual examination

AS 1038 12.1 (2002), BS 1016.107.1 (1991), BS ISO 501, ISO 501

Volatile matter Gravimetric

AS 1038.3 (2000), ASTM D3175, BS1016.104.3 (1998), BS ISO 562, ISO 562


Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric

AS 1038.20, ASTM D409, BS 1016.112 (1995), BS ISO 5074, ISO 5074


Carbon; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Ultimate analysis Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen (CHN) analyser AS 1038 6.4 (2005), ASTM D5373, BS ISO 29541, ISO 29541

Fluorine Ion selective electrode (ISE) ASTM D3761
Caking power Roga index ISO 335 (1974)
Mercury Direct combustion ASTM D6722
Plasticity Gieseler plastometer AS 1038.12.4.1 (1996), ASTM D2639, ISO 10329
Plasticity Sapozhnikov test In-house ME-AU-MINEM-AN-016

Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Not applicable Not applicable

AS 4264.1 (2009), ASTM D2013, ASTM D2234, BS 1017.1 (1989), BS ISO 13909.1, BS ISO 13909.2, BS ISO 13909.3, BS ISO 13909.4, BS ISO 13909.5, BS ISO 13909.6, BS ISO 13909.7, BS ISO 13909.8, ISO 13909.1, ISO 13909.2, ISO 13909.3, ISO 13909.4, ISO 13909.5, ISO 13909.6, ISO 13909.7, and ISO 13909.8

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