National Measurement Institute - NMI Sydney Chemical and Biological Services

Site

Reference Gas Mixtures-Chemical Laboratory

Accreditation No.

198

Site No.

16928

Date of Accreditation

11 Mar 2008

Address

Bradfield Road
Lindfield West, NSW 2070
Australia

measurement.gov.au

Contact

Dr D Smeulders P: +61 (02) 84673534

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

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 - Characterisation of gases Gas blends Concentration Comparison measurement by instrumentation

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC) of -
0.02% relative uncertainty of measurement for Primary Reference Gases
0.05% relative uncertainty of measurement for Certified Reference Gases
For the following Gas Blends -

COMPONENT
CONCENTRATION
2,2-Dimethylpropane (neopentane)0.1 μmol/mol to 30 cmol/mol
Argon1 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Butane (n-Butane)0.1 μmol/mol to 30 cmol/mol
Carbon dioxide0.05 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Carbon monoxide2 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Dinitrogen monoxide (Nitrous oxide)10 μmol/mol to 1000 μmol/mol
Ethane0.05 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Ethene (Ethylene)1 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Ethyne (Acetylene)1 μmol/mol to 5 cmol/mol
Heptane0.1 μmol/mol to 1000 μmol/mol
Hexane (n-Hexane)0.1 μmol/mol to 3 cmol/mol
Hydrogen0.05 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Hydrogen sulfide1 μmol/mol to 200 μmol/mol 
Isobutane0.1 μmol/mol to 30 cmol/mol
Isopentane0.1 μmol/mol  to 300 cmol/mol
Methane1 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Nitric oxide1 μmol/mol to 1000 μmol/mol 
Nitrogen10 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Nitrogen dioxide5 μmol/mol to 100 μmol/mol 
Nonane (n-Nonane)0.1 μmol/mol to 1000 μmol/mol 
Octane (n-Octane)0.1 μmol/mol to 1000 μmol/mol 
Oxygen10 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Pentane (n-Pentane)0.1 μmol/mol to 30 cmol/mol
Propane0.05 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Propene (Propylene)1 μmol/mol to 1 mol/mol
Xenon0.01 cmol/mol to 1 cmol/mol

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for chemical composition of gas and aerosols Industrial gas supplies excluding fuels and calibration mixtures Propene (propylene) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Ethene (ethylene) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Hydrogen Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Acetone Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Octane (n-octane) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Xenon Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Nitric oxide Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR); Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Carbon monoxide Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR); Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Dinitrogen monoxide (nitrous oxide) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Carbon dioxide (CO2) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Hexane (n-hexane) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Nitrogen dioxide Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR); Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Methane Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Helium Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
2-Methylbutane (isopentane) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Butane (n-butane) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Hydrogen sulfide Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Argon Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Nitrogen Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Ethane Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Heptane (n-heptane) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Isobutane Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Pentane (n-pentane) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Propane Gas chromatography (GC) In-house
Nonane (n-nonane) Gas chromatography (GC) In-house

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