Opal Packaging Australia Pty Ltd


Research and Technology Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

14 May 1954


1420 Ferntree Gully Road
Scoresby, VIC 3179



Ms Glenda Spencer P: +61 (03) 88629755


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Material performance evaluation of paper and paper products Corrugated board and fibreboard; Insulation paper and board; Pulp, paper and paper products Grammage Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.405
ISO 536
Roughness Bendtsen AS 1301.439
ISO 8791-2
Flat crush resistance Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.429,
ISO 3035:MOD
Compression resistance Not applicable

AS/NZS 1301.800

Liner adhesion Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.430
Ring crush Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.407
Edgewise crush resistance Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.444,
ISO 3037
Moisture content Not applicable AS 1301.457
Tensile properties Constant rate of elongation AS 1301.566
ISO 1924-3
Thickness and apparent bulk density or apparent sheet density Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.426s,
ISO 534
Bendtsen AS/NZS 1301.440,
ISO 5636-3
Tear Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.400
ISO 1974
Water absorption Cobb test AS 1301.411
ISO 535
Burst evaluation Not applicable AS 1301.403
ISO 2758
Bending properties Constant rate of deflection AS/NZS 1301.453,
ISO 2493-1;
Pulp, paper and paper products Opacity - Paper backing Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.525,
ISO 2471
Whiteness - C/2 Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.555,
ISO 11476
Fluorescence - C/2 Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.555
ISO 11476
Fluorescence - D65/10 Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.550,
ISO 11475
Whiteness - CIE D65/10 Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.550,
ISO 11475
Colour - C/2 Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.530,
ISO 5631-1
Colour - D65/10 Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.535,
ISO 5631-2;
Brightness - C/2 Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.515,
ISO 2470-1
Brightness Not applicable AS/NZS 1301.520,
ISO 2470-2

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