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

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Contact

Mr Aco Traykovski P: +61 (02) 87863150

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Sydney Tribology Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Aviation fuels Water reaction Separation

ASTM D1094

Fuel system icing inhibitors Refractometry

ASTM D5006

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 Carbon residue Micro method

ASTM D4530

Flash point Small scale closed cup

ASTM/IP D3828/303

Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation

ASTM/IP D445/71

Petroleum measurement classification Not applicable

ASTM/IP D1250/200

Acid number; Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Colour ASTM colour scale

ASTM/IP D1500/196

Saponification value Titration

ASTM/IP D94/136

Flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/34

Fire point; Flash point Cleveland open cup

ASTM/IP D92/36

Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter ASTM D4052
Liquid petroleum (LP) Water Distillation

ASTM/IP D95/74

Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation ASTM D341
Copper corrosion Copper strip

ASTM/IP D130/154

Ash Pyrolysis

ASTM/IP D482/4

Acid number Potentiometric

ASTM/IP D664 Procedure A/177

Water Karl-Fischer titration

ASTM D6304 Procedures A and B

Distillation Not applicable

ASTM D86

Cloud point Not applicable

ASTM/IP D2500/219

Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Temperature

ASTM/IP D611/2

Pour point Not applicable

ASTM/IP D97/15

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 Gravimetric

in-house method 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 method 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 Hindered phenolic antioxidant content Linear sweep voltammetry ASTM D6810
Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation ASTM/IP D2270/226
Electrical insulating oils and compounds; Hydraulic fluids; Mineral oils Particle count Automatic particle counter ASTM D6786
Greases Cone penetration Quarter and half scale cone ASTM/IP D1403/310
Dropping point Drop test ASTM D2265
Extreme pressure properties Four ball method ASTM D2596
Wear preventive characteristics Four ball method ASTM D2266
Greases; Lubricant additives Dropping point Not applicable ASTM/IP D566/132
Greases; Lubricating oils Cone penetration Visual examination ASTM/IP D217/50
Hydraulic fluids; Lubricant additives; Lubricating oils Base number of petroleum products Potentiometric perchloric acid titration ASTM/IP D2896 Procedure B/276
Lubricant additives; Lubricating oils Water content Karl-Fischer titration ASTM D6304 Procedures A and B
Ash - Sulfated Not applicable ASTM/IP D874/163
Lubricating oils Foaming characteristics Tendency and stability ASTM/IP D892/146
Diagnosis of wear from additive elements, wear metals and contaminants ICP-AES ASTM D5185
Demulsibility characteristics Steam IP 19
Oxidation stability Rotating pressure vessel oxidation test (RPVOT) ASTM D2272
Hindered aromatic amine antioxidant content; Hindered phenolic antioxidant content Linear sweep voltammetry ASTM D6971
Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter ASTM D4052
Insolubles Centrifugation ASTM D893
Extreme pressure properties Four ball method ASTM D2783
Pentane insolubles Membrane filtration ASTM D4055
Water separation characteristics Graduated cylinder ASTM D1401
Mineral oils Rust preventing characteristics Steel rod test ASTM/IP D665/135

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