SGS Australia Pty Ltd


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Accreditation No.


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Date of Accreditation

11 May 1972


13 Interlink Court
Paget, QLD 4740


Ms Natasha Hansford P: +61 0429618170


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of coal and coke for coking behaviour Coal Caking power Gray King coke test AS 1038.12.2; BS 1016.107.2; ISO 502
Plasticity Gieseler plastometer AS 1038.12.4.1 (1996); ASTM D2639
Caking index Gravimetric ISO 15585; BSISO 15585
General analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal Moisture holding capacity Gravimetric AS 1038.17
Crucible swelling number Visual examination AS 1038.12.1 (2002); BSISO 501; ISO 501
Free swelling index Visual examination ASTM D720
Swelling index Audibert-Arnu dilatometer ISO 349
Proximate analysis Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.1 (2001) (B and C); ASTM D3302; BS 1016.1; ISO 589
Coal; Coke Sulfur; Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3; ASTM D5016; BS ISO 19579; ISO 19579
Chlorine Eschka method AS 1038.8.1; ISO 587
Volatile matter Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000); BSISO 562; ISO 562
Relative density (specific gravity) Gravimetric; Volumetric AS 1038.21.1.2
Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbonate carbon Gravimetric AS 1038.23; ASTM D1756; ISO 925
Carbon; Hydrogen; Nitrogen Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen (CHN) analyser AS 1038.6.4 (2005); ASTM D5373; BS ISO 29541; ISO 29541
Sulfur - Total Eschka method AS 1038.6.3.1
Proximate analysis Gravimetric ASTM D3172
Sulfur Infrared (IR) ASTM D4329
Gross calorific value Direct combustion AS 1038.5 (1998); ASTM D5865; BSISO 1928; ISO 1928
Moisture Gravimetric ASTM D3173; AS 1038.3 (2000); BS ISO 11722; ISO 11722
Ash Gravimetric ASTM D3174; AS 1038.3 (2000); BSISO 1171; ISO 1171
Coke Proximate analysis Gravimetric AS 1038.4
Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.2; BS 1016.1; BS 1016.102 (2000)
Relative density (specific gravity) Gravimetric ISO 1014
Preparation of coal, coke and related product samples for analysis Coal Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable AS 2856.1
Froth flotation - Basic; Froth flotation - Sequential Gravimetric AS 4156.2.1; AS 4156.2.2
Float and sink analysis Gravimetric AS 4156.1
Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric AS 1038.20; ASTM D409; BS/ISO 2074; ISO 5074
Size analysis Sieve analysis AS 3881 (2002); ASTM D4749; BS 1016.110,1 (1996); BS1016.110.2; BS ISO 1953; ISO 1953
Coal; Coke Apparent relative density Gravimetric AS 1038.26
Coke Size analysis Sieve analysis AS 1038.18
Apparent relative density Gravimetric ISO 1014
Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Not applicable Not applicable AS 4264.1 (2009); AS 4264.2; AS 4264.4; ASTM D2013; ASTM D2234; BSISO 13909.1; BSISO 13909.2; BSISO 13909.3; BSISO 13909.4; BSISO 13909.5; BSISO 13909.6; BSISO 13909.7; BSISO 13909.8; BSISO 18283; ISO 13909.1; ISO 13909.2; ISO 13909.3; ISO 13909.4; ISO 13909.5; ISO 13909.6; ISO 13909.7; ISO 13909.8; ISO 18283
Specialised analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal Maceral analysis Microscopic examination AS 2856.2 and ISO 7404.3
Permeability Colourimetry GB/T 2566
Sulfur forms UV-vis spectrophotometry AS 1038.11; BS 1016.106.5
Mercury Direct combustion in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-053
Fluorine Ion chromatography (IC) in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-054
Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Boron; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Lithium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Strontium; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-MS in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-055
Reflectance Microscopic examination AS 2856.3 and ISO 7404.5
Coal macerals Reflectance Microscopic examination AS 2856.3; BS/ISO 7404.5; ISO 7404.5
Coal; Coke Phosphorus UV-vis spectrophotometry AS 1038.9.3; BS 1016.9 (1977); ISO 622
Ash fusibility Visual examination AS 1038.15 (1995); ASTM D1857; BSISO 540; ISO 540
Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF) in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-032

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