Vipac Engineers and Scientists Ltd

Site

Victorian Laboratory

Gas Technology Services Victorian Laboratory

Accreditation No.

676

Site No.

21177

Date of Accreditation

06 May 1975

Address

Victorian Technology Centre, 275-283 Normanby Road
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Australia

vipac.com.au

Contact

Mr Benjamin Smith P: +61 (03) 96479700

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Victorian Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of environmental durability of assets and equipment Public infrastructure equipment Effect of environmental exposure Cold; Damp heat; Dry heat; Humidity; Shock (impact); Temperature; Vibration

BS EN 50125-3:2003 Sections 4.3, 4.4, 4.13;

BS EN 50155:2007 Sections 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3;

IEC 61373:2010;

AS IEC 60068.2.6;
AS IEC 60068.2.30;
AS IEC 60068.2.78

Temperature in the range -70ºC to +180ºC;

Relative humidity in the range 5% to 97% RH between 5 ºC and 70 ºC
Vibration – broad band random, sinusoidal and transient (shock)



Measurement of sound levels in workplaces and the environment Buildings and construction sites; Environments impacted by noise or vibration; Occupied spaces Community noise assessments; Habitability on passenger and merchant ships; Noise rating number; Occupational noise exposure level; Room acoustics - Reverberation time Microphone

AS 1055.1 ; 

AS 1055.2 ; 

AS 1055.3

AS 2436 ; 

AS/NZS 2460 ; 

AS/NZS 1269 ; 

AS/NZS 2107 Clause 4 ; 

AS/NZS ISO 717.1 ; 

AS/NZS ISO 717.2 ; 

ISO 2923 ; 

ISO 3741 ; 

ISO 3741 : 1999 ;

ISO 3744 ; 

ISO 3746 ; 

MIL STD 740-1 ; 

State Environment Protection Policy No. N-1 (Control of Noise from Commerce, Industry and Trade)(SEPP N-1) ; 

State Environment Protection Policy No. N-2 (Control of Music Noise from Public Premises)(SEPP N-2) 

ISO 3741 over the frequency ranges :

- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in one third octave bands ;

- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in octave bands

Electrical machinery Sound pressure level Microphone

AS 1081.2

Airborne noise measurements for 
AC and DC Generators;
Rotating electrical machinery
Industrial, earthmoving and agricultural vehicles; Rail bound traffic and infrastructure; Road traffic; Vessels in waterways and ports Sound pressure level Microphone

AS 2012.1 ;

AS 2012.2 ; 

AS 2377 ; 

AS 2702 ; 

AS 1949 ;

ISO 3095 ; 

ISO 3381 ; 

Vicroads Traffic Noise Reduction Policy ;

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Noise Criteria Guideline (RMS NCG), April 2015 ;

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Noise Mitigation Guideline (RMS NMG), April 2015 ;

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Procedure - Preparing an Operational Traffic and Vibration Construction Noise and Vibration Assessment Report, RMS, December 2014

Airborne noise measurements
Vibration analysis - Equipment condition monitoring Industrial machinery Steady state vibration; Transient vibration; Vibration analysis and diagnostics Not applicable

ISO 10816-1:1995

ISO 20816
Vibration analysis - Vibration levels in workplaces and the environment Buildings and construction sites; Environments impacted by noise or vibration; Vessels Ground borne vibration; Whole body vibration Geophone

DIN 4150-3 : 1999

ISO 2631.2

in the range 10 Hz to 80 Hz 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Acoustic performance evaluation of products Air conditioners and heat pumps; Air distribution products Sound pressure level Not applicable

AS 2913 (Clause 3.2.5 only) ;

BS 4718 (Clauses 2.3 and 3 only) ;

BS 4856 Part 5 ;

ADC 1062 R4 ;

ARI 880 (Sound power components only) ;

ARI 885 (Sound power components only) ;

ARI 890 (Sound power components only) ;

ISO 3741 : 1999 ;

ISO 3741 ; 

AS 1217.2:1972 ;

AS 1217.2 ;

AS 1217.3:1972 ;

AS 1217.3 ;
AS 1277

Static and dynamic insertion loss and generated noise level of air distribution system silencers, fan coil units, unit heaters and unit coolers


ISO 3741 over the frequency ranges :

- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in one third octave bands ;

- 63 Hz to 8 kHz in octave bands

Building materials and elements of construction Noise rating number; Sound insulation

AS ISO 140.4;

AS/NZS ISO 140.7;

AS/NZS 717.1

AS ISO 717.2

Compressor and prime mover units; Lawn mowers; Mixers; Power tools - Including pneumatic Sound pressure level Not applicable

AS 2221.1;

AS 2221.2;

AS 3534;

Motor vehicles, motor cycles and mopeds Sound pressure level Not applicable

ADR 28/00;

ADR 28/01;

ADR 83/00

Electrical equipment approval and safety evaluation Electrical appliances, coupling devices and accessories; Enclosures for electrical equipment Electrical safety Dimensional assessment including creepage and clearance; Electrical characteristics; Endurance and resistance to external conditions; Energy measurement; Fire hazard assessment; Firmware assessment; Function assessment including abnormal operation; Insulation and electrical protection measurement; Mechanical assessment; Temperature; Visual examination

AS/NZS 3100 


AS/NZS 60335.1 (excluding Clauses 19.11.4 ; 22.201 and Annexes F ; H) 

AS/NZS 60335.2.2

AS/NZS 60335.2.3

AS/NZS 60335.2.5

AS/NZS 60335.2.6

AS/NZS 60335.2.7

AS/NZS 60335.2.9

AS/NZS 60335.2.10
AS/NZS 60335.2.11

AS/NZS 60335.2.13

AS/NZS 60335.2.14

AS/NZS 60335.2.15

AS/NZS 60335.2.21

AS/NZS 60335.2.23

AS/NZS 60335.2.24

AS/NZS 60335.2.29

AS/NZS 60335.2.30

AS/NZS 60335.2.31

AS/NZS 60335.2.35

AS/NZS 60335.2.40

AS/NZS 60335.2.41

AS/NZS 60335.2.45

AS/NZS 60335.2.61

AS/NZS 60335.2.75

AS/NZS 60335.2.78

AS/NZS 60335.2.80

AS/NZS 60335.2.84

AS/NZS 60335.2.95
AS/NZS 60335.2.97
AS/NZS 60335.2.98

AS/NZS 60335.2.102

AS/NZS 60335.2.103

AS/NZS IEC 60670.1


IEC 60335-1 (excluding Clause 19.11.4 and Annexes F ; H)

IEC 60335-2-2
IEC 60335-2-3
IEC 60335-2-5

IEC 60335-2-6

IEC 60335-2-7

IEC 60335-2-9

IEC 60335-2-10
IEC 60335-2-11
IEC 60335-2-13

IEC 60335-2-14

IEC 60335-2-15

IEC 60335-2-21

IEC 60335-2-23

IEC 60335-2-24

IEC 60335-2-29

IEC 60335-2-30

IEC 60335-2-31

IEC 60335-2-35

IEC 60335-2-40

IEC 60335-2-41

IEC 60335-2-45

IEC 60335-2-61

IEC 60335-2-75

IEC 60335-2-78

IEC 60335-2-80

IEC 60335-2-84

IEC 60335-2-95
IEC 60335-2-97
IEC 60335-2-98

IEC 60335-2-102

IEC 60335-2-103

IEC 60670-1
Electrical appliances, coupling devices and accessories; Enclosures for electrical equipment; Laboratory and electromedical equipment Effect of environmental exposure on electrical equipment and enclosures Cold; Damp heat; Dry heat; Humidity; Shock (impact); Temperature; Vibration

AS IEC 60068:2003;

AS IEC 60068.2.1;

AS IEC 60068.2.2;

AS IEC 60068.2.6;

AS IEC 60068.2.27;

AS IEC 60068.2.30;

AS IEC 60068.2.64;

AS IEC 60068.2.78

Temperature in the range -70ºC to +180ºC;

Relative humidity in the range 5 to 97% RH between 5 ºC and 70 ºC
Vibration – broad band random, sinusoidal and transient (shock)

Electrical appliances, coupling devices and accessories; Power tools - Electric Degree of protection - IP rating Not applicable

AS 60529

IEC 60529

Electrical cables, cords and conductors; Electrical plugs, sockets, lead assemblies and related components Electrical performance of electrical cables, cords and conductors; Electrical safety of electrical cables, cords and conductors Ageing; Bending; Combustion propagation; Compatibility; Conductor resistance; Contaminants; Current; Cutting; Density; Dielectric; Dimensions; Durability of markings; Electrical continuity; Flexing; Heat shock; Heating cycling; High voltage; Hot set; Ignitability; Immersion; Impact; Impulse voltage withstand; Insulation resistance; Load cycle; Mass; Partial discharge; Pressure testing; Sequence impedance; Shrinkage; Spark; Surface leakage; Temperature; Tensile strength; Vertical flame propagation; Voids; Voltage; Volume resistivity; Water absorption; Wrapping

AS/NZS 3191

 AS/NZS 3808 - excluding the following tests:
 - Exudation of plasticizer
 - Acid and corrosive gas emission
 - Melt flow index
 - Carbon black content
 - Environmental stress crack resistance

AS/NZS 5000.1 (Working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV)

AS/NZS 5000.2 (Working voltages up to and including 450/750 V)

AS/NZS 5000.3

AS/NZS 1125 (excluding clause 2.2)

AS/NZS 1660.1

AS/NZS 1660.2.1

AS/NZS 1660.2.2

AS/NZS 1660.2.3

AS/NZS 1660.3

AS/NZS 1660.4

AS/NZS 1660.5.6

 AS/NZS 3808 - excluding the following tests:
 - Exudation of plasticizer
 - Acid and corrosive gas emission
 - Melt flow index
 - Carbon black content
 - Environmental stress crack resistance
AS/NZS 5000.1 (Working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV)

AS/NZS 5000.2 (Working voltages up to and including 450/750 V)

AS/NZS 1125 (excluding clause 2.2)
Electrical plugs, sockets, lead assemblies and related components Electrical safety Ball pressure; Dimensional assessment including creepage and clearance; Fire hazard assessment; Glow wire flammability; Needle flame; Proof and comparative tracking index; Temperature; Vertical and horizontal flammability; Visual examination

AS/NZS 60695.2.10 

AS/NZS 60695.2.11

AS/NZS 60695.2.12

AS/NZS 60695.2.13

AS/NZS 60695.10.2

AS/NZS 60695.11.5

AS/NZS 60112

IEC 60695-2-10

IEC 60695-2-11

IEC 60695-2-12

IEC 60695-2-13

IEC 60695-10-2

IEC 60695-11-5

IEC 60112 

Power tools - Electric Electrical safety Dimensional assessment including creepage and clearance; Electrical characteristics; Endurance and resistance to external conditions; Energy measurement; Fire hazard assessment; Firmware assessment; Function assessment including abnormal operation; Insulation and electrical protection measurement; Mechanical assessment; Temperature; Visual examination

AS/NZS 60745.1

AS/NZS 60745.2.1

AS/NZS 60745.2.3

AS/NZS 60745.2.5

AS/NZS 60745.2.11

AS/NZS 60745.2.15

IEC 60745.1

IEC 60745.2.1

IEC 60745.2.3

IEC 60745.2.5

IEC 60745.2.11

IEC 60745.2.15

Evaluation of electrical appliances and devices - Energy efficiency classification Air conditioners and heat pumps; Heat pumps; Liquid chilling devices Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation Calculations for energy labelling; Evaluation of test results against stated performance criteria; Visual assessment of marking and other attributes against stated criteria

AS/NZS 3823.2;

AS/NZS 4776.2;

AS/NZS 4965.2

Clothes dryers; Dishwashers; Washing machines Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation Calculations for energy labelling; Evaluation of test results against stated performance criteria; Visual assessment of marking and other attributes against stated criteria

AS/NZS 2007.2;

AS/NZS 2040.2;

AS/NZS 2442.2;


Freezers; Refrigerators Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation Calculations for energy labelling; Evaluation of test results against stated performance criteria; Visual assessment of marking and other attributes against stated criteria

AS/NZS 4474

AS/NZS 4474.2:2009

Water heaters Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) evaluation Calculations for energy labelling

AS/NZS 4692.2


Evaluation of electrical appliances and devices - Performance Air conditioners and heat pumps; Evaporative air conditioners Condensate disposal; Dehumidifier capacity; Dehumidifying effectiveness; Enclosure sweat appraisal; Freeze up appraisal; Maximum operating efficiency; Sensible cooling effectiveness; Sensible heating effectiveness; Standby power; Thermal capacity check; Total cooling effectiveness; Volumetric air flow rate Calorimetric test; Enthalpy

AS 2913 

AS/NZS 3823.1.1 

AS/NZS 3823.1.2 

AS/NZS 3823.1.3 

AS/NZS 3823.1.4 

AS/NZS 3823.1.5 

AS/NZS 3823.4.1 

AS/NZS 3823.4.2

AS/NZS 3823.4.3 

AS/NZS 4755.3.1

AS/NZS 4776.1.1

AS/NZS 4776.1.2

AS/NZS 4965.1 (Calorimeter and air enthalpy methods only);

AS/NZS 5125.1 

EN 14511-2

EN 14511-3

EN 14511-4

EN 14825 

ISO 5151 

ISO 13253

ISO 13256.1 

ISO 15042 

ISO 16358-1

ISO 16358-2

ISO 16358-3 

GB/T 7725 

GB 21455

AHRI 1160 (I-P)

AHRI 1161 (SI)

AHRI 1230 

ANSI/AHRI 400

ANSI/AHRI 1360 (I-P)

ANSI/AHRI 1361 (SI)

ANSI/AHAM DH-1

AS/NZS 62301
including liquid chilling packages
Clothes dryers; Dishwashers; Freezers; Refrigerators; Washing machines; Water heaters Air temperature; Cabinet and chamber volumes; Current; Cycle times; Distribution temperature; Drying effectiveness; Electrical energy consumption; Electrical voltage; Enamel thickness and imperfections; Evaporation efficiency; Ice making capability; Lining solubility; Liquid temperature; Load capacity; Power; Pull down time; Rinsing effectiveness; Standby power; Strength and dimensions of components; Temperature control; Temperature limits in dryers; Vibration; Washing or soil removal; Water consumption; Water extraction effectiveness; Water pressure range; Whiteness retention Not applicable

AS/NZS 4474.1 : 2007

ISO 8561:1995

ISO 15502:2005

IEC 62552-1

IEC 62552-2
IEC 62552-3
AS/NZS IEC 62552-1
AS/NZS IEC 62552-3
AS/NZS IEC 62552-3

AS/NZS 2007.1

AS/NZS 2040.1

AS/NZS 2442.1

AS 1056.1:1991

AS 3498

AS/NZS 4692.1

NZS 4602

NZS 4606.1

AS/NZS 60335.2.21

AS/NZS 62301

AS 3498 Section 7.2, Appendices A, B, C ; 

AS/NZS 60335.2.21: Clause 22.47 and Annex AA 22.47

Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Physical evaluation Combination washer/dryers; Dishwashers Hydrostatic pressure; Rating of products for water efficiency Not applicable

AS/NZS 6400 ;

AS/NZS 4692.1 ;

AS 1056.1:1991

AS/NZS 6400 (Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, Tables 3.1 and 3.2 only) ; 

AS/NZS 4692.1 (Clause 2.2.4 only) ;

AS 1056.1:1991 (Clause 2.9 only)

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