SGS Australia Pty Ltd

Site

Traffic Systems

Accreditation No.

18628

Site No.

20054

Date of Accreditation

28 Jul 2008

Address

10/585 Blackburn Road,
Notting Hill, VIC 3168
Australia

sgs.com.au

Contact

Ms Yiling Liang P: +61 (03) 95743340

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Speed and velocity - Speed measuring devices Doppler (radar) equipment Speed Direct electrical measurement

Calibration in the laboratory of radar speed measuring devices ("K" and "Ka" bands only) in 
accordance with AS 2898 Part 2 Section 2.2.

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
By electrical simulation and/or mechanical simulation -
0.3 km/h from 20 km/h to 250 km/h


Laser equipment including LIDAR Distance; Power; Speed Direct measurement against a reference standard

Calibration in the laboratory of LIDAR speed measurement devices

in accordance with AS 4691.2, clause 2.2, electrical simulation (speed only)

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Speed Measurement
1.3 km/h from 2.5 km/h to 300 km/h (by electrical simulation)

Distance Measurement
0.06 m at calibrated base line at nominal 20 m
Power Measurement 
2.3 μW from 0 μW to 300 μW for optical power
Speedometers Speed By time and length measurement

Calibration of vehicle speed

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1.2 km/h from 30 to 100 km/h

Time interval equipment Frequency; Speed Direct electrical measurement

Calibration in the laboratory of Laser Speed Measurement Simulators 

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Laser Speed Measurement Simulators

Speed Measurement
0.2 km/h from 25 km/h to 320 km/h (by electrical simulation)

Frequency Measurement
3 Hz at 1 MHz;
Speed and velocity - Speed measuring devicesincluding on site calibrations Inductive loop devices - By electrical simulation Speed Direct electrical measurement

Calibration in the laboratory and in the field (indoor environment), including on-site calibration of inductive loop speed measurement devices, by electrical simulation 

Capability

including on-site calibration
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.6 km/h from 20 km/h to 240 km/h 

Piezoelectric devices - By electrical simulation Speed Direct measurement against a reference standard

Calibration in the laboratory and in the field (indoor environment), 
including on-site calibration

of piezo electric speed measurement devices, by electrical simulation 

Capability

including on-site calibration
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
0.6 km/h from 20 km/h to 240 km/h 

Scanning LIDAR based speed measurement device Angle; Distance; Speed; Time interval Direct measurement against a reference standard

Calibration, in the laboratory or at Notting Hill  site of scanning LIDAR based speed measurement devices.



Capability

including on-site calibration
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Distance measurement
0.051 m at 20 m
Time interval measurement
0.000036 s from 1 s to 100 s for time base
Angle measurement
1.6 mRad from -30 mRad to +30mRad for angular deviation
Speed measurement
(2.2127- 0.0071v)% from 30 km/h to 250 km/h (by electrical simulation)
where v is speed in km/h

Time interval equipment Speed Direct electrical measurement

Calibration, in the laboratory or at Notting Hill site of Target Simulators for scanning LIDAR based speed measurement devices

Capability

including on-site calibration
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(7.5833 − 0.1883ν)% from 10 km/h to 30 km/h (by electrical simulation)

(2.1484 - 0.0072ν)% from 30 km/h to 250 km/h (by electrical simulation)

(−2.0642 + 0.0097ν)% from 250 km/h to 280 km/h (by electrical simulation)

where ν is speed in km/h

Speed and velocity - Verification of fixed speed detector installations Inductive loop speed measurement systems Field measurement of DC resistance; Field measurement of inductance; Field measurement of insulation resistance Direct electrical measurement

FIXED DIGITALSAFETY CAMERA TESTS 
In road inductive loop sensor evaluation as follows:

Capability

including on-site verification

On site measurement of static electrical properties for in road inductive loop sensors

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
resistance measurement

0.09 Ω + 0.15% of reading from 0 Ω to 50 Ω

0.11 Ω + 0.05% of reading from 50 Ω to 500 Ω

0.0003 kΩ + 0.05% of reading from 500 Ω to 5 kΩ

0.003 kΩ + 0.05% of reading from 5 kΩ to 50 kΩ

0.03 kΩ + 0.05% of reading from 50 kΩ to 500 kΩ

0.0005 MΩ + 0.15% of reading from 500 kΩ to 5 MΩ

0.05 MΩ + 1.5% of reading from 5 MΩ to 50 MΩ

0.21 MΩ + 3% of reading from 50 MΩ to 100 MΩ

0.21 MΩ + 8% of reading from 100 MΩ to 500 MΩ

quality factor measurement

0.008

inductance measurement

0.51 μH + 1% of reading from 20 μH to 159.1 μH

0.52 μH + 0.5% of reading from 159.1 μH to 1.591 mH

0.01 mH + 0.2% of reading from 1.591 mH to 1 H

insulation resistance measurement

0.05 MΩ + 1.5% of reading from 10 kΩ to 20 MΩ

0.5 MΩ + 1.5% of reading from 20 MΩ to 200 MΩ

5.34 MΩ +1.5% of reading from 200 MΩ to 500 MΩ
Inductive loop speed measurement systems; Piezoelectric speed measurement systems Speed Comparison with a reference standard Measurement by vehicle fitted with a calibrated speedometer, by reference TIRTL, by reference LIDAR as per SGS Speed Evaluation procedure

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of - 

(0.0081v+0.29)/km/h from 30 km/h to 100 km/h, where V is the measured velocity in km/h based on TIRTL
Timers in point to point speed detectors Time interval Comparison with a reference standard Point to Point timer Evaluation

Capability

Verification of the timer used in Point to Point Speed detectors, (excludes verification of the detectors triggering devices). By comparison of the detector’s timer against a reference timer.
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
(0.13)s from 1 s to 29000 s
(1.7E-6*t + 0.083)s from 29000 s to 86400 s, where “t” is the elapsed time in seconds
Traffic signal phase systems Time interval Comparison with a reference standard In-house SGS Traffic Signal Procedure

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.3 s from 0.0 to 180.0 s
Speed and velocity - Verification of fixed speed detector installationsincluding on site calibrations Piezoelectric speed measurement systems Field measurement of DC resistance; Field measurement of capacitance; Field measurement of voltage Direct electrical measurement

FIXED DIGITALSAFETY CAMERA TESTS 

In-road piezoelectric sensor evaluation as follows:
- by on-site measurement of static electrical properties 
- by on-site measurement of dynamic electrical properties
- waveform analysis of the piezoelectric sensor response to road traffic

Capability

including on-site verification
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

capacitance measurement

with least uncertainties of measurement of -

0.03 nF + 0.5% of reading from 1 nF to 1 μF

dissipation factor measurement

with least uncertainties of measurement of 0.0051
resistance measurement

0.09 Ω + 0.15% of reading from 0 Ω to 50 Ω
0.11 Ω + 0.05% of reading from 50 Ω to 500 Ω
0.0003 kΩ + 0.05% of reading from 500 Ω to 5 kΩ
0.003 kΩ + 0.05% of reading from 5 kΩ to 50 kΩ
0.03 kΩ + 0.05% of reading from 50 kΩ to 500 kΩ
0.0005 MΩ + 0.15% of reading from 500 kΩ to 5 MΩ
0.05 MΩ + 1.5% of reading from 5 MΩ to 50 MΩ
0.21 MΩ + 3% of reading from 50 MΩ to 100 MΩ
0.21 MΩ + 8% of reading from 100 MΩ to 500 MΩ

voltage offset measurement
0.21 mV + 0.025% of reading from 0 mV to 5 V
0.003 V + 0.025% of reading from 5 V to 50 V
0.021 V + 0.03% of reading from 50 V to 500 V
0.21 V + 0.03% of reading from 500 V to 1000 V


waveform analysis of the piezoelectric sensor response to road traffic
0.1 mV + 3.5% of reading from 0 mV to 300 V
Time and frequency metrology - Frequency and time standards Signal sources Coordinated universal time (UTC) Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

Timers in variable speed video monitoring systems
Including on site calibrations

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.17 s

The only data displayed is that deemed relevant and necessary for the clear description of the activities and services covered by the scope of accreditation.

Grey text appearing in a SoA is additional freetext providing further refinement or information on the data in the preceding line entry.