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

Sydney Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Aviation fuels; Turbine fuels Cleanliness Particle analyser IP565
Distillate fuels Contaminants Gravimetric EN12662
Biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters, FAME) Infrared (IR) EN14078
Aromatic hydrocarbons HPLC IP391
Fuel additives Colour Automatic tristimulus ASTM D5386
Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Visual examination ASTM D611
Refractive index Refractometry ASTM D1218
Gaseous fuels Density; Vapour pressure Calculation ISO 8973
Moisture Visual examination EN 589 Part 6.2 (2004)
Hydrogen sulfide Presence/absence ISO 8819
Copper corrosion Copper strip ISO 6251
Residual matter Gravimetric JLPGA-S-03-LPG
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 Gravimetric JLPGA-S-03
Liquid fuels Ash - Sulfated Gravimetric ASTM D874
Aromatic hydrocarbons HPLC ASTM D6379
American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter

ASTM D4052

Acidity Titration

ASTM/IP D3242/354

Distillation Distillation


Fuel system icing inhibitors Refractometry ASTM D5006
Cold filter plugging point Visual examination IP309
Cetane index Calculation

ASTM/IP D4737/380

Viscosity - Dynamic; Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation; Capillary viscometer

ASTM/IP D445/71

Pour point Visual examination

ASTM/IP D97/15

Naphthalene hydrocarbons UV-vis spectrophotometry


Water Distillation

ASTM/IP D95/74

Ash Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D482/4

Contaminants; Wear metals ICP-AES ASTM D5185
Hydrogen sulfide; Mercaptan sulfur; Peroxides; Sulfur Doctor test


Oxidation stability Gravimetric ASTM/IP D2274/388
Sulfur - Total UV fluorescence

ASTM D5453

Oxygenates Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D4815
Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E1064
Free water; Particulate matter Visual examination ASTM D4176
Freezing point Automatic phase transition method

ASTM D5972

Gum content Gravimetric IP540

Conductivity Electrometric

ASTM/IP D2624/274

Filter blocking tendency Pressure IP387
Oxidation stability Bomb combustion; Induction period method ASTM D525
Flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/94

Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP)

ASTM D3948

Tetraethyllead Titration ASTM D3341
Kerosene burning characteristics Gravimetric IP10
Water reaction Visual examination


Acid number; Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Trace elements ICP-AES ASTM/IP D7111/501
Cloud point Visual examination ASTM D2500
Colour Automatic tristimulus

ASTM D6045

Water separation characteristics Visual examination ASTM D1401
Research octane number (RON) Test engine

ASTM/IP D2699/236

Gum content Extraction; Jet evaporation method

ASTM/IP D381/131

Flash point Abel closed cup


Benzene; Toluene Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D5580
Freezing point Visual examination

ASTM D2386

Aromatic hydrocarbons; Olefins Flow injection analyser (FIA)

ASTM/IP D1319/156

Biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters, FAME) Gas chromatography (GC) IP585
Sulfur - Total volatile UV fluorescence ASTM D6667
Calcium; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium ICP-AES EN 14538
Carbon residue Gravimetric ASTM D4530
Copper corrosion Copper strip

ASTM/IP D130/154

Particulate matter Filtration

ASTM/IP D5452/423

Total acid number Titration ASTM D664
Mercaptan sulfur Potentiometric

ASTM/IP D3227/342

Smoke point Visual examination


Lubricity High-frequency reciprocating rig (HFFR) IP450
Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP) ASTM D7224
Vapour pressure Mini method

ASTM D5191

Knock characteristics Motor method


Water and sediment Centrifugation ASTM D2709
Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D6304
Phosphorus UV-vis spectrophotometry ASTM D3231
Sulfur X-ray fluorescence (XRF) - Energy dispersive

ASTM D4294

Thermal oxidation stability Jet fuel thermal oxidation test (JFTOT)

ASTM/IP D3241/323

Spotting Visual examination ASTM D4740
American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Density; Relative density (specific gravity) - Real Hydrometer

ASTM/IP D1298/160

Net heat of combustion Calculation

ASTM D3338

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

AS/NZS 2341.8

Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Penetration of bitumen Penetration apparatus

AS 2341.12

Viscosity Dynamic - Capillary tube

AS/NZS 2341.2, AS 2341.3

Ductility Ductilometer

AS 2341.11

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

AS/NZS 2341.10

Density Density bottle

AS 2341.7

Flash point; Flash point of cutback bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341.14

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 (1996)
Moisture Gravimetric AS 1038.3 section 2 (2000)
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3
Carbon; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Ultimate analysis Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen (CHN) analyser AS 1038.6.4 (2005)
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 b(1998) and ISO1928
Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.1 Method B (2001)
Coal; Coke Moisture Gravimetric ISO 11722
Analysis of solvents Solvents Aniline point Visual examination ASTM D611
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
Non-volatile matter Gravimetric ASTM D1353
Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
Distillation Distillation ASTM D1078
Distillation Distillation ASTM D86
Miscibility in water Visual examination ASTM D1722

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