Australian Laboratory Services Pty Ltd

Site

Sydney Tribology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

825

Site No.

2024

Date of Accreditation

10 Mar 1986

Address

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

alsglobal.com

Contact

Mr A Traykovski P: +61 (02) 87863150

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Aviation fuels Fuel system icing inhibitors Refractometry

ASTM D5006

Water reaction Separation

ASTM D1094

Freezing point Not applicable

ASTM D2386

Crude petroleum; Liquid petroleum (LP) Asphaltenes - Heptane insoluble Extraction

ASTM/IP D6560/143

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

ASTM/IP D1298/160

Diesel Cold filter plugging point Not applicable

ASTM D6371

Distillate fuels Cetane index Calculation

ASTM/IP D4737/380

ASTM D976

Free water; Particulate matter Visual examination

ASTM D4176

Distillate fuels; Fuel oil Sediment; Water Centrifugation

ASTM D1796, D2709

Liquid fuels Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation

ASTM/IP D445/71

Acid number Potentiometric

In-house WC/PE 975

Flash point Small scale closed cup

ASTM/IP D3828/303

Fire point; Flash point Cleveland open cup

ASTM/IP D92/36

Acid number; Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/34

Colour ASTM colour scale

ASTM/IP D1500/196

Petroleum measurement classification Not applicable

ASTM/IP D1250/200

Carbon residue Micro method

ASTM D4530

Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter ASTM D4052
Saponification value Titration

ASTM/IP D94/136

Liquid petroleum (LP) Ash Pyrolysis

ASTM/IP D482/4

Copper corrosion Copper strip

ASTM/IP D130/154

Acid number Potentiometric

ASTM/IP D664/177

Cloud point Not applicable

ASTM/IP D2500/219

Distillation Not applicable

ASTM D86

Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Classical

ASTM/IP D611/2

Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation ASTM D341
Water Karl-Fischer titration

ASTM D6304

Pour point Not applicable

ASTM/IP D97/15

Water Distillation

ASTM/IP D95/74

Analysis of bituminous materials - Composition Bituminous materials Water content Water distillation ASTM/IP D95/74 
Analysis of lubricants, oils and related products Base oils Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES
ASTM D5185
Base oils; Lubricating oils Retained solids Classical

In-house PE100

Aluminium; Antimony; Barium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES in-house WC/38
Electrical insulating oils and compounds; Greases; Hydraulic fluids; Lubricating oils Anti-wear properties; Extreme pressure properties Four ball method IP 239
Electrical insulating oils and compounds; Hydraulic fluids Contamination - Particulates Gravimetric ISO 4406
Electrical insulating oils and compounds; Hydraulic fluids; Lubricating oils Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation ASTM/IP D2270/226
Hindered phenolic antioxidant content Linear sweep voltammetry ASTM D6810
Electrical insulating oils and compounds; Hydraulic fluids; Mineral oils Particle count Automatic particle counter ASTM D6786
Greases Dropping point Drop test ASTM D2265
Wear preventive characteristics Four ball method ASTM D2266
Extreme pressure properties Four ball method ASTM D2596
Cone penetration Quarter and half scale cone ASTM/IP D1403/310
Greases; Lubricant additives Dropping point Not applicable ASTM D566/132
Greases; Lubricating oils Cone penetration Visual examination ASTM D217/50
Hydraulic fluids; Lubricant additives; Lubricating oils Base number of petroleum products Potentiometric perchloric acid titration ASTM/IP D2896/276
Lubricant additives; Lubricating oils Ash - Sulfated Not applicable ASTM D874/163
Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D6304
Lubricating oils Foaming characteristics Tendency and stability ASTM D892/146
Demulsibility characteristicsNULL Steam IP 19
Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter ASTM D4052
Pentane insolubles Membrane filtration ASTM D4055
Wear preventive characteristics Four ball method ASTM D4172
Hindered aromatic amine antioxidant content; Hindered phenolic antioxidant content Linear sweep voltammetry ASTM D6971
Diagnosis of wear from additive elements, wear metals and contaminants ICP-AES ASTM D5185
Oxidation stability Rotating pressure vessel oxidation test (RPVOT) ASTM D2272
Extreme pressure properties Four ball method ASTM D2783
Insolubles Centrifugation ASTM D893
Water separation characteristics Graduated cylinder ASTM D1401
Mineral oils Rust preventing characteristics Steel rod test ASTM D665/135
Analysis of solvents SolventsHydrocarbon solvents Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Classical ASTM/IP D611/2

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