Sydney Materials Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

31 Jul 2012


Unit 1C, 137 - 139 Silverwater Road
Silverwater, NSW 2128



Mr Alireza Hedayati P: +61 (02) 96481989


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Sydney Materials Testing Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of mechanical performance of pressure plant, pipelines and equipment Metallic storage vessels; Pressure vessels Hydrostatic pressure Not applicable

AS 4037 Section 17 

up to 60 MPa

Piping; Pressure fittings; Valves Hydrostatic pressure; Leakage Not applicable

AS 1579 Appendix F, AS 1631 Section 9, AS 4037 Section 17, ASME B31.3 Section 345.4; AS 2885.5 Sections 7.8 and 7.9


Above ground piping (Type 1) (Type A) and exposed pipe sections up to 60 MPa

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of access protection products Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts) Load Not applicable

AS 1657 Appendix B 

Proof load tests
Material performance evaluation of metal products Prepared metallic test specimens Compression Not applicable LMATS in-house procedure TP-ME-03 10 kN to 1000 kN
Prepared metallic test specimens; Welded test specimens Hardness Brinell; Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C; Vickers

AS 1816.1; ASTM A370; ASTM E10; ISO 6506-1;AS 1815.1; ASTM E18; ISO 6508.1;AS 1817.1; ISO 9015-2; ISO 6507-1;ASTM E384

AS 2205.6.1, ISO 9015-1

Rockwell B & C Scales; Brinell 4.9 to 29.4 kN including tests at 29.4 kN using portable hardness testers; Vickers 9.8 N to 490 N 

Impact resistance Charpy V-notch - Impact value

AS 1544.2; ASTM A370; ASTM E23; ISO 148-1, AS 2205.7.1

Temperature range - ambient down to -80°C and at -196°C

Tensile properties All-weld-metal tensile; Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse butt tensile; Transverse joggle-butt tensile; Transverse tensile

AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8,ISO 6892-1,AS 2205.2, ISO 4136, ISO 5178, ISO 9018, AS 3992 Section 13.2, ASME IX QW150 and QB150, AWS D1.1 Section 4 and AWS D1.6 Section 4

10 kN to 1000 kN 

Reinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concrete Geometric properties Indentation geometry; Rib geometry

AS/NZS 4671 Appendices C3.1.4 and 3.2.4

Bending properties Simple bend

AS/NZS 4671 Clause 7.2.3

Geometric properties Mass per unit length

AS/NZS 4671 Appendix C3.3

Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile

AS/NZS 4671 Clause 7.2.2 and Appendix C2.2

10 kN to 1000 kN

Tubing/piping Bending properties; Flattening properties; Shear strength Not applicable

AS 2505.3, ASTM A450

Welded test specimens Fracture test Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

AS 2205.4.1, AWS D1.1 Section 4, ASME Section IX QW 182, AWS D1.6 Section 4, ISO 9017

Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination

AS 2205.5.1, ISO 17637;ISO 17639, ASME IX QW 183, ASME IX QW 184, AWS D1.1 Clause 4, AWS D1.6 Clause 4 

Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse guided bend

 AS 2205.3.1, AS 2205.3.2, AS 2205.3.3, AS 3992 Section 13.3, ASME IX QW160, AWS D1.1 Section 4, AWS D1.6 Section 4, ISO 5173

Bending properties; Compression; Flattening properties; Shear modulus; Shear strength Not applicable

 AS 2205.8.1, AS 2205.8.2; ISO 15630-2; ISO 14323; ISO 12996, ASME IX QW 196.2.1;

Compression - 10 kN to 1000 kN

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of metals and alloys Chromium and chromium alloys; High alloy steels; Nickel and nickel alloys Comparative indication of material grade and alloy type Portable X-ray fluorescence equipment UNS# A13840, A95083, A96063, C36000, C62700, C71300, C83600, R30605, R30816, S30300, S30400, S31254, S31600, S31700, S32100, S32750, S43100, SAE G4130, G4140, AISI 4340, 17- 4PH, CDA 386, CDA 360, Inconel 901, AISI 8620, AISI 1045, Hastalloy X, H13 toolsteel, Duplex 2205, Duplex 255, Duplex 254

Metallic corrosion evaluation Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Pitting corrosion resistance Critical crevice temperature; Critical pitting temperature

ASTM G48 Method A

Intergranular attack or end grain pitting on metals caused by aircraft chemical processes; Intergranular corrosion resistance Acidified copper sulfate exposure - Mony-Penny-Strauss; Copper-copper sulfate-50% sulfuric acid; Copper-copper sulfate-sulfuric acid; Ferric sulfate - Sulfuric acid; Mixed acid-oxidising salt; Nitric acid; Nitric acid exposure - Huey; Oxalic acid etch

AS 2038 Section 6,Section 7; AS 2205.10.1;  ASTM A262 Practices A,B,C,E, ASTM G28 Methods A and B; ASTM F2111

Detrimental intermetallic phase Charpy V-notch - Impact value; Sodium hydroxide etch test

ASTM A923 Methods A,B

Copper and copper alloys Stress corrosion resistance Mercurious nitrate

AS 2136 and ASTM B154 

Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Detection of iron on passivated steel - Contamination test Copper sulfate; Potassium ferricyanide nitric acid

ASTM A380 Clauses and 7.3.4, ASTM A967 Practices D and E

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Magnesium alloys; Nickel and nickel alloys; Titanium and titanium alloys Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination; Point count

 ASTM E562

Ferrous materials Graphite type and distribution in cast irons Microscopic examination

ISO 945, ASTM A247

Case depth and depth of decarburisation Hardness traverse; Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination

AS 1982 Section 6.1, ISO 2639, ISO 3754, SAE J423, 

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