LMATS Pty Ltd

Site

Perth MTS Lab

Accreditation No.

15840

Site No.

16661

Date of Accreditation

02 Aug 2007

Address

Unit 3, 52 Cocos Drive
Bibra Lake, WA 6163
Australia

lmats.com.au

Contact

Mr Johann Petrick P: +61 (08) 94186380

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Perth MTS Lab

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of access protection products Balustrades; Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts) Static load Not applicable

In-house method TP 3.7 for the purpose of determining compliance with AS/NZS 1170.1 Section 3.6

Including on-site testing.
Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts) Rigidity; Static load; Strength Not applicable AS 1657 Appendices B, C and D

Including on-site testing.
Dynamic load; Static load Not applicable AS/NZS 4994.1 Appendices A, B, C, D, E Including on-site testing.
Fencing and gates designed for fixed installation Dynamic load; Rigidity; Strength Not applicable AS 1926.1 Appendices B, C, D, E Including on-site testing.
Fencing and gates designed for temporary installation Dynamic load; Foothold aperture; Impact resistance; Simulated climbing evaluation; Wind force overturning evaluation Not applicable
AS 4687 Sections 4, 4.3, In-house methods TP 3.7 and TP 5.3
Including on-site testing.
Material performance evaluation of metal products Fixtures and components Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse tensile

AS 1391, 

ASTM A370, ASTM E8M, 

in-house method TP 2.2,

ISO 6892-1

0.2 kN to 3000 kN including on-site testing except for tensile properties.

Prepared metallic test specimens Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse guided bend

in-house method TP 4.1,
AS/NZS 2205.3.1,
AS/NZS 3992,
ASME IX QW-160,
ISO/EN 5173 

Compression; Shear strength Not applicable

in-house method TP 3.1

0.2 kN to 3000 kN

Hardness Brinell

AS 1816.1,
ASTM E10, 

in-house method TP 1.10

tests to 29.4 kN including on-site testing.

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

AS 1544.2,

AS 1544.5,
ASTM E23,
ASTM A370,
ISO 148-1


from ambient temperature
to -101°C and at -196°C


Hardness Rockwell - Scale A; Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C

AS 1815.1,
ASTM E18,
ISO 6508-1




Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1,
ASTM E384,
ISO 6507-1



0.98 N to 294 N including on-site testing.


Prepared metallic test specimens Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse tensile

AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8M, ASTM F606,
ISO 6892-1, in-house method TP 2.1 

0.2 kN to 3000 kN 

Reinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concrete Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile

AS/NZS 4672.1 Section 5.5, 

AS 1391, 

ISO 15630-3 Section 5

0.2 kN to 3000 kN

Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Bolt assembly performance Acceptable degree of tightening under specified load AS/NZS 1252.1 Appendix D4
Hardness Rockwell - Scale C; Vickers

In-house methods TP 1.6 and TP 1.7,
AS 4291.1

Proof load Not applicable

AS 4291.1,

AS/NZS 4291.2,

AS/NZS 2465,

ASTM A370, 

ASTM F593, 

ASTM F606, 

in-house methods TP 2.3 and TP 3.2,

ISO 898-1, 

SAE J429 

0.2 kN to 3000 kN

Tensile properties; Tension Longitudinal tensile

AS 4291.1, ASTM F606, 

in-house methods TP 2.4, TP 2.5 and TP 2.11,

ISO 898-1, ISO 3506.1, SAE J429

 0.2 kN to 3000 kN,


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

AS 1391, AS 2205.2.1, AS 2205.2.2,
AS/NZS 3992,
ASME IX QW-150,
ASTM E8M,
AWS D1.1,

in-house methods TP2.8 and TP 2.9

0.2 kN to 3000 kN

Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Slow bend on rail sections; Transverse guided bend

in-house methods TP 4.1 and  TP 4.4,

AS/NZS 2205.3.1, AS 1085.20 Appendix K,
AS/NZS 3992, ASME IX QW-160, ISO/EN 5173

Fillet-break fracture Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

in-house method TP 8.2,
AS 1665, ASME IX QW-182

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


AS 1544.2, 

AS 1544.5,

AS 2205.7.1,
ASTM E23,
ASTM A370,

in-house methods TP 5.1, TP 5.2,
ISO 148-1



from ambient temperature to -101°C and at -196°C

Hardness Vickers

in-house methods TP 1.4 and TP 1.10,
AS: 1817.1, AS 2205.6.1, AS 1085.20 Appendices G2 and G3,
NACE MR0175,
ISO 15156-1

Vickers - Hardness range 2.94 N to 294 N

Nick-break fracture Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

in-house method TP 8.3,
AS 1665; AS 2205.4.1

Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination


in-house method TP 8.1,
AS 2205.5.1, AS 1085.20 Appendix H,
AS/NZS 1554, AS/NZS 3992,
AWS D1.1,
ASME IX QW-183 and QW-184


Mechanical performance evaluation of ladders, racks, scaffolds and supports Scaffolding and scaffolding components Coefficient of friction; Stiffness; Strength Not applicable

AS 1576.1,

AS 1576.2 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M and N,

AS 1576.3 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H,
AS/NZS 1577 Sections 3,4,5,6 Appendices A, B, C and D (scaffolding planks and decking components),
Including on-site testing
AS/NZS 1577 Appendix D (Scaffolding planks and decking components only),
AS 1576.3 Appendix H (scaffolds only),
 AS 1576.2 Appendix N (scaffolding fittings only)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Metallic corrosion evaluation Aluminium and aluminium alloys Corrosion resistance; Intergranular corrosion resistance Mass loss after exposure to nitric acid (NAMLT test); Not applicable ASTM G66;
ASTM G67

5XXX Series Aluminium Alloys
Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Pitting corrosion resistance Ferric chloride pitting

ASTM G48 Method A

Intergranular corrosion resistance Copper-copper sulfate-50% sulfuric acid; Copper-copper sulfate-sulfuric acid; Oxalic acid etch

ASTM A262 Practices A and E

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Ferrous materials Detrimental intermetallic phase Ferric chloride corrosion test

ASTM A923 Method C 

Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Detection of iron on passivated steel - Contamination test Potassium ferricyanide nitric acid

in-house method TP 8.8,
ASTM A380 Clause 7.3.4

Ferrous materials Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination AS/RISSB 1085.20 Appendix I
Phase identification and proportion Point count

ASTM E562 


Grain size Microscopic examination

in-house method TP 9.3,
ASTM E112 

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