Victorian Testing & Inspection Services - Melbourne Laboratory

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Victorian Testing and Inspection Services – Melbourne Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19968

Site No.

18865

Date of Accreditation

10 Mar 2010

Address

33 Catalina Drive
Tullamarine, VIC 3043
Australia

victesting.com.au

Contact

Mr Andrew Joiner P: +61 (03) 51338220

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Pipe material and related products Peel strength Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control ISO 13954
Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control ISO 13953
Prepared test specimens Impact toughness Charpy V-notch - Impact value ISO 179-1
Material performance evaluation of metal products Prepared metallic test specimens Tensile properties Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control

AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8/E8M

Hardness Brinell

AS 1816.1; ASTM E10; ASTM A370

Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1, ASTM E92, ISO 6507-1

Hardness Rockwell

AS 1815.1, ASTM A370, ASTM E18

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

AS 1544.2, ASTM A370, ASTM E23; 

in-house method VTS-TP-22 for preparation of Gull-Wing test pieces 

Reinforcing bar and steel prestressing materials for concrete Tensile properties Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Uniform elongation (Agt) AS/NZS 4671 Section 7.2.2
Geometric properties Mass per unit length AS/NZS 4671 Appendix C3.3
Bending properties Reverse bend; Simple bend AS/NZS 4671 Section 7.2.3
Geometric properties Surface geometry AS/NZS 4671 Section 7.4
Shear strength of welded joints in mesh Direct shear force AS/NZS 4671 Section 7.2.5
Rolled products including bar, strip and metal sheeting; Tubing/piping Mass per unit length Not applicable

AS 1163; in-house method VTS-TP-25

Tubing/piping Flattening properties Flattening

AS 1163 Clause 9.3.5, API 5L

Welded test specimens Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control

AS 1391, AS 2205.2.1, AS 2205.2.2, AS 2205.2.3, API 1104, ASME IX QW150, AWS D1.1

Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1, AS 2205.6.1, ASTM E92, ISO 6507-1

Macroscopic examination Visual examination AS 2205.5.1, ASME IX QW 183 and QW 184, DNV 0SF101 Appendix B 1001, ISO 17639
Nick-break fracture Visual examination

AS 2205.4.1, API 1104, ISO 9017, ISO 9606-1

Hardness Brinell AS 1816.1, ASTM A370, ASTM E10
Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Tongue bend; Transverse free bend; Transverse guided bend; Transverse joggle-butt wrap around bend

API 1104, AS 2205.3.1, AS 2205.3.2, AS 2205.3.3, AS 2205.3.4, AS 2205.3.5, ASME IX QW160, ISO 5173, ISO 9606-1

Fillet-break fracture Visual examination

AS 2205.4.2, ASME IX QW182, ISO 9017, ISO 9606-1

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

AS 1544.2, AS 2205.7.1, ASME IX QW170, ASTM A370, ASTM E23, AWS D1.1, ISO 148-1

Material performance evaluation of metal products Prepared metallic test specimens Bending properties Transverse free bend

AS 2505.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Metallic corrosion evaluation Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Corrosion resistance; Pitting corrosion resistance Ferric chloride crevice; Ferric chloride pitting ASTM G48 Method A & B
Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys Phase identification and proportion Point count ASTM E562

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