Intertek Testing Services (Australia) Pty Ltd


Sydney Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

21 Jun 1965


12 Exell Street
Banksmeadow, NSW 2019


Mr Dean Ambler P: +61 (02) 93166544


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Aviation fuels; Turbine fuels Cleanliness Particle analyser IP565
Distillate fuels Contaminants Gravimetric EN12662
Aromatic hydrocarbons HPLC IP391
Biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters, FAME) Infrared (IR) EN14708
Fuel additives Refractive index Refractometry ASTM D1218
Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Visual examination ASTM D611
Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
Clarity; Cleanliness Visual examination ASTM D2090 (1998)
Colour Automatic tristimulus ASTM D5386
Gaseous fuels Residual matter Mass In-house JLPGA-S-03-LPG
Hydrogen sulfide Presence/absence ISO 8819
Copper corrosion Copper strip ISO 6251
Density; Vapour pressure Calculation ISO 8973
Moisture Visual examination EN 589 Part 6.2 (2004)
Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) Aromatic/olefin/saturated hydrocarbon type classification Gas chromatography (GC) ISO 7941
Motor octane number (MON) Calculation EN 589 Annex B (2004)
Residual matter Mass JLPGA-S-03
Liquid fuels Sulfur - Total UV fluorescence

ASTM D5453

Aromatic hydrocarbons HPLC ASTM D6379
Copper corrosion Copper strip

ASTM/IP D130/154

Colour - Saybolt Visual examination ASTM D156
Acidity Titration

ASTM/IP D3242/354

Water Distillation

ASTM/IP D95/74

Vapour pressure Expansion method ASTM D4953
Sulfur - Total volatile UV fluorescence ASTM D6667
Ash - Sulfated Gravimetric ASTM D874
Gross heat of combustion; Net heat of combustion Calculation ASTM D4868
Acid number; Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Colour Automatic tristimulus

ASTM D6045

Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP)

ASTM D3948

Kerosene burning characteristics Gravimetric IP10
Conductivity Electrometric

ASTM/IP D2624/274

Oxidation stability Bomb combustion; Induction period method ASTM D525
Gum content Gravimetric IP540

Viscosity - Dynamic; Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation; Capillary viscometer

ASTM/IP D445/71

Oxygenates Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D4815
Free water; Particulate matter Visual examination ASTM D4176
Naphthalene hydrocarbons UV-vis spectrophotometry


Pour point Visual examination

ASTM/IP D97/15

Ash Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D482/4

Cetane index Calculation

ASTM/IP D4737/380

Filter blocking tendency Pressure IP387
Freezing point Automatic phase transition method

ASTM D5972

Flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/94

Hydrogen Calculation ASTM D3343
Tetraethyllead Titration ASTM D3341
Fuel system icing inhibitors Refractometry ASTM D5006
Water reaction Visual examination


Cold filter plugging point Visual examination IP309
Trace elements ICP-AES ASTM/IP D7111/501
Lubricity High-frequency reciprocating rig (HFFR) IP450
Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E1064
Distillation Distillation


Sulfur X-ray fluoresence (XRF) - Wavelength dispersive ASTM D2622
American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter

ASTM D4052

Flash point Abel closed cup


Total acid number Titration ASTM D664
Carbon residue Gravimetric ASTM D4530
Calcium; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium ICP-AES EN 14538
Particulate matter Filtration

ASTM/IP D5452/423

Mercaptan sulfur Potentiometric

ASTM/IP D3227/342

Aromatic hydrocarbons; Olefins Flow injection analyser (FIA)

ASTM/IP D1319/156

Oxidation stability Gravimetric ASTM/IP D2274/388
Contaminants; Wear metals ICP-AES ASTM D5185
Oxidation stability Accelerated oxidation method EN14112
Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D6304
Smoke point Visual examination


Hydrogen sulfide; Mercaptan sulfur; Peroxides; Sulfur Doctor test


Vapour pressure Mini method

ASTM D5191

Research octane number (RON) Test engine

ASTM/IP D2699/236

Water separation characteristics Visual examination ASTM D1401
Cloud point Visual examination ASTM D2500
Colour Colourimetry

ASTM/IP D1500/196

Freezing point Visual examination

ASTM D2386

Benzene; Toluene Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D5580
Biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters, FAME) Gas chromatography (GC) IP585
Knock characteristics Motor method


Storage stability Classical ASTM D4625
Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP) ASTM D7224
Gum content Extraction; Jet evaporation method

ASTM/IP D381/131

Sulfur X-ray fluorescence (XRF) - Energy dispersive

ASTM D4294

Water and sediment Centrifugation ASTM D2709
Thermal oxidation stability Jet fuel thermal oxidation test (JFTOT)

ASTM/IP D3241/323

Phosphorus UV-vis spectrophotometry ASTM D3231
Spotting Classical ASTM D4760
Net heat of combustion Calculation

ASTM D3338

American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Density; Relative density (specific gravity) - Real Hydrometer

ASTM/IP D1298/160

Analysis of bituminous materials - Composition Bituminous materials Toluene insoluble matter Gravimetric

AS/NZS 2341.8

Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Ductility Ductilometer

AS 2341.11

Flash point; Flash point of cutback bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341.14

Rolling thin film oven (RTFO) Effect of heat and air on a moving film of bitumen

AS/NZS 2341.10

Viscosity Dynamic - Capillary tube

AS/NZS 2341.2, AS 2341.3

Density; Viscosity Density bottle

AS 2341.7

Penetration of bitumen Penetration apparatus

AS 2341.12

Analysis of coals, coke, charcoal and related products Coal Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable AS 4264.1 (2009) Section 3 only and AS 4264.4 (2005)
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3
Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.1 Method B (2001)
Moisture Gravimetric AS 1038.3 section 2 (2000)
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 b(1998) and ISO1928
Carbon; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Ultimate analysis Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen (CHN) analyser AS 1038.6.4 (2005)
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 (1998)
Coal; Coke Moisture Gravimetric ISO 11722
Analysis of lubricants, oils and related products Lubricant additives Distillation Distillation ASTM D1078
Analysis of solvents Solvents Non-volatile matter Gravimetric ASTM D1353
Distillation Distillation ASTM D86
Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter ASTM D4052
Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E203
Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E1064
Refractive index Refractometry ASTM D1218
Miscibility in water Visual examination ASTM D1722
Aniline point Visual examination ASTM D611
Distillation Distillation ASTM D1078
Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
SolventsVolatile Odour Classical ASTM D1296
Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D1364

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