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
Refractive index Refractometry ASTM D1218
Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
Gaseous fuels Copper corrosion Copper strip ISO 6251
Residual matter Gravimetric JLPGA-S-03-LPG
Density; Vapour pressure Calculation ISO 8973
Hydrogen sulfide Presence/absence ISO 8819
Moisture Visual examination EN 589 Part 6.2 (2004)
Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) Motor octane number (MON) Calculation EN 589 Annex B (2004)
Aromatic/olefin/saturated hydrocarbon type classification Gas chromatography (GC) ISO 7941
Residual matter Gravimetric JLPGA-S-03
Liquid fuels Aromatic hydrocarbons HPLC ASTM D6379
Phosphorus UV-vis spectrophotometry ASTM D3231
Ash - Sulfated Gravimetric ASTM D874
Ash Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D482/4

Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D6304 (Procedure A)
Appearance Visual examination in-house method ITM 16001
Freezing point Visual examination

ASTM D2386

Filter blocking tendency Pressure IP387
Flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/94

Free water; Particulate matter Visual examination ASTM D4176
Gum content Gravimetric IP540

Oxygenates Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D4815
Naphthalene hydrocarbons UV-vis spectrophotometry


Pour point Visual examination

ASTM/IP D97/15

Particulate matter Filtration

ASTM/IP D5452/423

Tetraethyllead Titration ASTM D3341
Copper corrosion Copper strip

ASTM/IP D130/154

Water reaction Visual examination


Biodiesel (fatty acid methyl esters, FAME) Gas chromatography (GC) IP585
Trace elements ICP-AES ASTM/IP D7111/501
Vapour pressure Mini method

ASTM D5191

Water Karl-Fischer titration ASTM E1064
Colour Visual examination in-house method ITM 16002
Cetane index Calculation

ASTM/IP D4737/380

Cloud point Visual examination ASTM D2500
Freezing point Automatic phase transition method

ASTM D5972

Flexible volatility index Calculation in-house method ITM 16003
Viscosity - Dynamic; Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation; Capillary viscometer

ASTM/IP D445/71

Flash point Abel closed cup


Conductivity Electrometric

ASTM/IP D2624/274

Total acid number Titration ASTM D664
Fuel system icing inhibitors Refractometry ASTM D5006
Carbon residue Gravimetric ASTM D4530
Oxidation stability Bomb combustion; Induction period method ASTM D525
Sulfur - Total volatile UV fluorescence ASTM D6667
Cold filter plugging point Visual examination IP309
Knock characteristics Motor method

ASTM/IP D2700/236 (Procedures A and C)

Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP)

ASTM D3948

Driveability and warmup index Calculation in-house method ITM 16013
Smoke point Visual examination


Gum content Extraction; Jet evaporation method

ASTM/IP D381/131

Expected density Calculation in-house method ITM 16006
Research octane number (RON) Test engine

ASTM/IP D2699/236

Gross heat of combustion; Net heat of combustion Bomb calorimeter ASTM D4809 (Precision method)
Water separation characteristics Micro-Separometer (MSEP) ASTM D7224
Indirect odour Olfactometry in-house method ITM 16007
Net heat of combustion Calculation

ASTM D3338

Flash point Cleveland open cup ASTM D92
Spotting Visual examination ASTM D4740
Thermal oxidation stability Jet fuel thermal oxidation test (JFTOT)

ASTM/IP D3241/323

Distillation Distillation


Acid number; Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Water and sediment Centrifugation ASTM D2709
American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter

ASTM D4052

Water separation characteristics Visual examination ASTM D1401
Colour Automatic tristimulus

ASTM D6045

Sulfur X-ray fluorescence (XRF) - Energy dispersive

ASTM D4294

Sulfur - Total UV fluorescence

ASTM D5453

Kerosene burning characteristics Gravimetric IP10
Gross heat of combustion; Net heat of combustion Bomb calorimeter ASTM D240
Oxidation stability Gravimetric ASTM/IP D2274/388
Hydrogen sulfide; Mercaptan sulfur; Peroxides; Sulfur Doctor test


Mercaptan sulfur Potentiometric

ASTM/IP D3227/342

Water Distillation

ASTM/IP D95/74

Contaminants; Wear metals ICP-AES ASTM D5185
Benzene; Toluene Gas chromatography (GC) ASTM D5580
Acidity Titration

ASTM/IP D3242/354

Calcium; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium ICP-AES EN 14538
Lubricity High-frequency reciprocating rig (HFFR) IP450
Aromatic hydrocarbons; Olefins Flow injection analyser (FIA)

ASTM/IP D1319/156

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

AS/NZS 2341.8

Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Rolling thin film oven (RTFO) Effect of heat and air on a moving film of bitumen

AS/NZS 2341.10

Ductility Ductilometer

AS 2341.11

Flash point; Flash point of cutback bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341.14

Density Density bottle

AS 2341.7

Penetration of bitumen Penetration apparatus

AS 2341.12

Viscosity Dynamic - Capillary tube

AS/NZS 2341.2, AS 2341.3

Analysis of solvents Solvents Miscibility in water Visual examination ASTM D1722
Distillation Distillation ASTM D1078
Non-volatile matter Gravimetric ASTM D1353
Acidity Titration ASTM D1613
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
General analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 b(1998)
Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.1 Method B (2001)
Carbon; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Ultimate analysis Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen (CHN) analyser AS 1038.6.4 (2005)
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3 (1997)
Moisture Gravimetric AS 1038.3 section 2 (2000)
Coal; Coke Moisture Gravimetric ISO 11722
Preparation of coal, coke and related product samples for analysis Coal Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable AS 4264.1 (2009) Section 3 only
AS 4264.4 (1996)

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