ALS Industrial Pty Ltd

Site

Sydney Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

218

Site No.

1263

Date of Accreditation

12 Aug 1977

Address

Unit 1a and 2,, 171-175 Newton Road
Wetherill Park, NSW 2164
Australia

alsglobal.com

Contact

Mr Prem Vijayakumar P: +61 (02) 87863100

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of load handling, rigging and tensioning systems Anchorages and supports for industrial fall arrest systemsNULL Proof load Not applicable

AS 1891.4

in-house procedure MT-PRD.008

up to 100 kN

Chain Breaking load; Proof load Not applicable AS 2321
1 to 1000 kN
Lifting clutches for concrete elements Breaking load; Proof load Not applicable  AS 3850.1 clause 2.6 1 to 1000 kN
Plate clamps and gripping devices Breaking load; Proof load Not applicable AS 4991 1 to 1000 kN
Rigging screws and turnbuckles Breaking load; Proof load Not applicable AS 2319
1 to 1000 kN
Shackles Breaking load; Proof load Not applicable AS 2741
1 to 1000 kN

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Evaluation of access protection products Access covers; Grates; Inspection covers Load Not applicable

AS 3996 Appendix C

Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Prepared test specimens Crushing decohesion Not applicable ISO 13955
Peel decohesion Not applicable ISO 13954
Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control

ISO 13953
in-house procedure MT.ENG.009

Material performance evaluation of metal products Fixtures and components Strength of assembly; Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control in-house procedure MT.ENG.009
Prepared metallic test specimens Hardness Brinell - Portable tester ASTM E110
Hardness Rockwell

AS 1815.1

ASTM A370, ASTM E18

ISO 6508-1
Charpy impact toughness Charpy - Assessment of fracture appearance; Charpy U-notch - Impact value; Charpy V-notch - Impact value

AS 1544.2, .3, .5
ISO 148-1
DNV GL Rules for classification Part 2: Materials and welding part 2 Chapter 1 Section 3
Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 2 Section 3.

Tensile properties Axial tensile; Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse tensile; Uniaxial tensionNULL

AS 1391
ASTM A370, ASTM A770/770M, ASTM B557, ASTM E8/E8M
ISO 6892.1
DNV GL Rules for classification; Lloyds Rules for manufacture, testing and certification of materials

Hardness Brinell

AS 1816.1

ASTM A370, ASTM E 10
ISO 6506-1
Bending properties Longitudinal bend; Reverse bend; Simple bend; Supported mandrel bend; Transverse free bend; V block bend

AS 2505.1, .2, .3, .4
ASTM A370, ASTM E290
ISO 7438
Lloyds Rules for manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 2 Section 7

Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1

ASTM E92
ISO 6507-1
Shear strength Not applicable ISO 15630-2 for compliance with AS/NZS 1554.3 Table 4.7.5
Reinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concrete Geometric properties Surface geometry AS/NZS 4671 Section 7.4
ISO 15630-1, ISO 15630-2
Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Uniform elongation (Agt)

AS/NZS 4671  Section 7.2.2

ISO 15630-1, ISO 15630-2
Shear strength of welded joints in mesh Direct shear force AS/NZS 4671 Section 7.2.5
ISO 15630-1, ISO 15630-2
Geometric properties Mass per unit length AS/NZS 4671 Appendix C3.3
ISO 15630-1, ISO 15630-2
Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Re-bend; Reverse bend AS/NZS 4671 Section 7.2.3
ISO 15630-1, ISO 15630-2
Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Proof load Not applicable

AS/NZS 1252.1 Sections 2.4 and 3.4

AS/NZS 4291.1 Section 9.6

AS/NZS 4291.2

ASTM F606/F606M 

ISO 898-1, 898-2, ISO 3506-2

Breaking load Not applicable

AS/NZS 1252.1 Sections 2.4 and 3.4, AS 4291.1 Sections 9.1, 9.2, 9.4, 9.5, 9.7 

ASTM A370, ASTM F606/F606M

ISO 898-1, ISO 3506-1 (excluding Section 7.2.3), ISO 6892-1

Tubing/piping Flattening properties Not applicable

ASTM A370

Twistlocks Permanent set; Proof load Not applicable

BS 5237

in-house procedure MT.ENG.009

Welded test specimens Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1, AS 2205.6.1
AS/NZS 1554.1, .4, .5, AS/NZS 3992
ASTM E92
ISO 6507-1, ISO 9015-1, ISO 15614-1
APL 5L, API 650
ANSI/AWS D1.1 Section 4, AWS B4.0


Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination

AS 1796, AS 1665, AS/NZS 2205.5.1, AS 2980
AS/NZS 3992, ISO 17639,
AWS D 1.1 Section 4/AWS B4.0,
ASME IX QW-183, QW-184, QW-462
ISO 9017, ISO 9606.1,.2,.3
DNV GL Rules for classification, Lloyds Rules for manufacture, testing and certification of materials

Charpy impact toughness Charpy - Assessment of fracture appearance; Charpy U-notch - Impact value; Charpy V-notch - Impact value

AS 1544.2; .3, .5, AS 2205.7.1

AS/NZS 3992, AS/NZS 1554.1, .4, .5

ISO 148-1, ISO 9016

DNV GL Rules for classification of ships/ high speed, light craft and naval surface craft part 2 Chapter 3 Section 5

Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 12

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

AS 1391, AS 1665, AS 1697, AS 2205.2.1, 2.2, .2.3, AS 2885.2
AS/NZS 1554.1, .2, .3, .4, .5, .6, AS/NZS 3992
ASTM A370, ASTM E8/ E8M,
ISO 4136, ISO 5178, ISO 6892.1, ISO 15614 -1, 2, 6
ASME IX QW-150/QW-462/QB 451
AWS D1.1 Section 4/AWS B4.0,
API 5L, API 650
DNV GL Rules for classification, Lloyds Rules for manufacture, testing and certification of materials

Shear strength Not applicable ISO 15630-2 for compliance with AS/NZS 1554.3 Table 4.7.5
Fracture test Visual examination

AS 1796, AS 1665, AS/NZS 2205.4.1, AS 2980
AS/NZS 3992
AWS D 1.1 Section 4/AWS B4.0,
ASME IX QW-180, QW-182, QW-462
ISO 9017, ISO 9606.1,.2,.3
DNV GL Rules for classification, Lloyds Rules for manufacture, testing and certification of materials

Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse free bend; Transverse guided bend; Transverse joggle-butt wrap around bend

AS 1665, AS 1697, AS 1796, AS 2205.3.1, .3.2, .3.3, .3.4, AS 2885.2, AS 2980
AS/NZS 1554.1, .2, .3, .4, .5, .6, AS/NZS 3992
ASME IX QW-160, QW-462, QB 160, QB-466
AWS D 1.1 Section 4/AWS B4.0
ASTM E190
API 650
ISO 5173, ISO 9606.1, .2, .3
DNV GL Rules for classification, Lloyds Rules for manufacture, testing and certification of materials

Hardness Rockwell

AS 1815.1
AS/NZS 1554.1, .4, .5, AS/NZS 3992
ASTM A370, ASTM E18
ISO 15614-1
APL 5L, API 650
ANSI/AWS D1.1 Section 4, AWS B4.0

Hardness Brinell

AS 1816.1, ASTM A370, ASTM E 10
ISO 6506-1

Mechanical performance evaluation of ladders, racks, scaffolds and supports Scaffolding and scaffolding components Deflection; Load carrying capacity Not applicable

AS/NZS 1577 Appendices A, B
AS 1576.2 Appendices A to N incl.

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Metallic corrosion evaluation Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Detrimental intermetallic phase Ferric chloride corrosion test ASTM A923 Method C
Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Chemical corrosion treatment materials Pitting corrosion resistance Critical crevice temperature; Critical pitting temperature; Ferric chloride crevice; Ferric chloride pitting

ASTM G48

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Ferrous materials Intergranular corrosion resistance Acidified copper sulfate exposure - Mony-Penny-Strauss; Copper-copper sulfate-sulfuric acid; Ferric sulfate - Sulfuric acid; Nitric acid exposure - Huey; Oxalic acid etch

AS 2038 Section 7

ASTM A262 Practice E

ASTM A763 Practice Z
Copper and copper alloys Dezincification resistance Not applicable

AS 2345

ISO 6509-1
Plating Coating thickness Dissolution - Strip, weigh and analyticalNULL

 AS 2331.2.1, AS 4534 Appendix E2

ASTM B767

ISO 10111

Coating thickness Microscopic examination

AS 2331.1.1

Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Aluminium and aluminium alloys Grain size Comparison method; Intercept (Heyn) method; Microscopic examination

 AS 1733

ASTM E112

Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

AS/NZS 4291.1
ISO 6157-1, -2, -3

Anodising thickness Microscopic examination

AS 2331.1.1

ISO 1463
Depth of cladding Microscopic examination

 AS 2331.1.1

Phase identification and proportionNULL Microscopic examination; Point count ASTM E562
Aluminium and aluminium alloysNULL Exfoliation corrosion susceptibility; Macroscopic examination Visual examination

 ASTM G66

Copper and copper alloys Phase identification and proportionNULL Microscopic examination ASTM E562
Grain size Comparison method; Intercept (Heyn) method; Microscopic examination

 AS 1733

ASTM E112

Ferrous materials Phase identification and proportionNULL Microscopic examination; Point count

 ASTM E562

Grain size Comparison method; Intercept (Heyn) method; Microscopic examination

 AS 1733

ASTM E112, ASTM E1181

Graphite type and distribution in cast irons Microscopic examination

AS 1830, AS 1831 

ASTM A247

ISO 945-1
Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination AS 2087
ASTM E45 Section 5
Non-metallic inclusion content Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination

AS 2197

ASTM E45 Section 6
Degree of spheroidisation Not applicable ISO 945-1
Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

AS/NZS 4291.1
ISO 6157-1, -2, -3

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

AS 1982, AS 2003, AS 4291.1

Magnesium alloys Grain size Comparison method; Intercept (Heyn) method; Microscopic examination

 AS 1733

ASTM E112

Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

AS/NZS 4291.1
ISO 6157-1, -2, -3

Phase identification and proportionNULL Microscopic examination; Point count ASTM E562
Nickel and nickel alloys Grain size Comparison method; Intercept (Heyn) method; Microscopic examination AS 1733
ASTM E112
Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination; Point count ASTM E562
Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

AS/NZS 4291.1
ISO 6157-1, -2, -3

Titanium and titanium alloys Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination; Point count ASTM E562
Grain size Comparison method; Intercept (Heyn) method; Microscopic examination AS 1733
ASTM E112
Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

AS/NZS 4291.1
ISO 6157-1, -2, -3

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