ALS Industrial Pty Ltd

Site

West Melbourne Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

218

Site No.

14308

Date of Accreditation

30 Aug 1999

Address

450 Dynon Road
West Melbourne, VIC 3003
Australia

alsglobal.com

Contact

Mr Chris Vines P: +61 (03) 83985927

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500 AS 1012.3.1; AS 1012.3.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar permeability Concrete, grout and mortar Permeability Resistivity as an indicator of permeability; Volume change with water absorption - Permeable voids AS 1012.21; ASTM C1585; AASHTO T358
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder AS 1012.9; AS 1012.14
Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions AS 1012.12.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning; Specimen manufacture; Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Curing grout and mortar cube specimens in the laboratory; Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens AS 1012.8.1; AS 1012.8.3; AS 1012.14
Evaluation of high voltage/power equipment and components - Performance Electricity grid and industrial power supply equipment and systems; Insulator and conductor fittings; Insulators Mechanical strength Not applicable

AS 1154.1

400N to 1000 kN
Proof tests
Evaluation of load handling, rigging and tensioning systems Anchorages and supports for industrial fall arrest systems; Anchors and anchor plate assemblies; Eye bolts; Padeyes Breaking load; Proof load Not applicable

AS/NZS 1891.4, ASTM E488

Breaking load and extension tests in the range 400 N to 1000 kN

Proof load tests in the range 400 N to 1000 kN

On-site proof load tests in the range 10 kN to 600 kN

Cargo barriers/restraint systems Proof load Not applicable

BS 5237

400 N to 1000 kN

Twist locks on cargo containers
Fittings; Shackles Breaking load; Extension; Proof load Not applicable

AS 2741

Breaking load and extension tests in the range 400 N to 500 kN

Proof load tests in the range 400 N to 1000 kN

Lifting assemblies Breaking load; Proof load Not applicable

AS 4991

400 N to 1000 kN

Including on-site proof load testing in the range 10 kN to 600 kN

Lifting clutches for concrete elements Proof load Not applicable

AS 3850.1

400 N to 1000 kN

Evaluation of mechanical performance of pedestrian and impact attenuation surfaces Pedestrian surfaces Slip resistance Wet pendulum AS 4586 Appendix A
Evaluation of mechanical performance of pressure plant, pipelines and equipment Pressure fittings Leakage; Strength of assembly Not applicable AS/NZS 4327 Appendix C, D, E and F; AS/NZS 4129 Section 4.3; ISO 1167; ISO 3459; ISO 3503 Test range -85 kPa to 10 MPa
Metal-banded flexible couplings for
restrained, deflection and unrestrained tests
Hydrostatic pressure Not applicable

AS/NZS 2280 Appendix F and Table 3.2

Test range -85 kPa to 10 MPa
elastomeric seal joints
Leakage; Strength of assembly; Strength, leak and combined pressure evaluation Not applicable

AS/NZS 4793 Sections 4.1 and 4.3.2 and Appendix B; AS/NZS 4998 Section 4.1

Maximum 10 MPa
Assembly, leak tightness, joint infiltration, hydrostatic leak tightness, resistance to rotation, longitudinal sliding, depressurisation and cutter efficiency tests
Hydrostatic pressure; Vacuum pressure Not applicable AS 4181 Section 4.1 and Appendix B; AS/NZS 1462.6; AS/NZS 1462.8; AS/NZS 1462.16 Maximum pressure 10 MPa
Stainless steel clamps
Sewer maintenance chamber structures Buckling resistance Not applicable ISO 13267 and EN 14830 (vacuum only)

For the purpose of determining compliance with:
WSA 137 Section 2, Section 3 and also WMTS-509 Section 8
Sample collection Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer AS 1012.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Evaluation of access protection products Access covers; Grates Water tightness Not applicable

AS 3996 Appendix E

Uplift resistance to traffic/flood Not applicable AS 3996 Sections 4.2.7 and 4.2.8, Appendix J
Elevated temperature resistance Not applicable AS 3996 Section 4.2.10, Appendix G
Fatigue resistance Not applicable AS 3996 Section 4.2.13
EN 124-5 Section 6.3
Load Not applicable

AS 3996 Appendix C

BS EN 124-1

Bicycle tyre penetration resistance Not applicable

AS 3996 Section 3.3.7, Appendix D

Impact resistance Not applicable AS 1462.3
AS 3996 Appendix I
EN 124-5 Section 6.5
ISO 3127
Gas tightness Not applicable

AS 3996 Appendix F

Creep resistance Not applicable AS 3996 Section 4.2.11, Appendix H;
EN 124-5 Section 6.4
Edge protection (including guardrails and guardrail posts) Static load Not applicable

AS 1657

Fencing and gates designed for fixed installation Closing and latching performance; Durability; Rigidity; Strength Not applicable

AS 1926.1 Section 3, Appendices A, B, C, D, E and F

Evaluation of furniture Beds, bunk beds and elevated beds Durability; Fatigue; Impact; Load; Safety; Stability Not applicable

AS/NZS 4220, EN 747-2, ASTM F1427, EN 13453-1, EN 13453-2

Chairs, stools and settees - Fixed and adjustable height Dimensions; Drop; Fatigue; Impact; Load; Overturn; Stability; Swivel Not applicable

ANSI/BIFMA X5.1, ANSI/BIFMA X5.4, 

AS/NZS 4438, 

BS 4875,

EN 1335-3, 

ISO 21015

Diagonal base load; Drop; Fatigue; Impact; Static load; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 4688.2, EN 12520, EN 1728, EN 16139, EN 5373, EN 281.2, BS 4875-3

Office storage furniture, filing cabinets and pedestals Durability; Fatigue; Functional characteristics; Impact; Load; Safety; Stability; Strength Not applicable

ANSI BIFMA X5.1, X5.2, X5.3, X5.5, X5.9, AS 4935, AS 5079.1, .2, .3, AS/NZS 4790, BS 4875-7, BS 4875-8, EN1022, EN 14073, 

Office work stations, tables and desks Adjustment; Cabinet; Deflection; Dimensions; Dislodgment; Drop; Durability; Lock; Outstop; Rebound; Stability; Static load; Stiffness; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 4442 sections 3, 4, 5,

BIFMA X5.5, X5.6,
BS 4875-5,
EN 527-3, EN 581-1, EN 581-2, EN 1022, EN 1023, EN 1730, EN 12521,
ISO 21016
Plastic monobloc chairs Dimensions; Drop; Fatigue; Load; Stability Not applicable

AS/NZS 3813, BS 4875, BS 5459

School and educational furniture Durability; Stability; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 4610.3, EN 1729-1, EN 1729-2

Material performance evaluation of adhesives and sealants Adhesives Adhesion Pull-off test

ASTM D4541, ASTM D7234, AS 1580.408.5, EN 1542, AS 1012.24, Vic Roads RC 252.02; AS 3894.9

Material performance evaluation of elastomers, plastics and composite products Foam materials Density Not applicable

AS 2282.3, AS 2282.4

Pipe material and related products Resistance to external blows Not applicable ISO 3127
for the purpose of determining compliance with;
WSA 137 Section 3
Dimensions; Stiffness Classical AS/NZS 1462.1; AS/NZS 1462.22;
for the purpose of determining compliance with:
WSA 137 Section 3; WMTS-509 Section 9
Prepared test specimens Tear resistance Not applicable

ISO 13954 

Tensile properties Tensile tests with load stress and cross-head control

ISO 13953; ISO 13954; EN 12814-2; EN 12814-4; ASTM D638; AS 1145.1; AS 1145.2; AS 1145.4; AS 1145.5; ISO 527-1; ISO 527-2; ISO 527-3; ISO 527-4; ISO 527-5; ISO 6259-1; ISO 6259-2; ISO 6259-3

Bending properties Not applicable

ISO 21751, EN 12814-2

Material performance evaluation of metal products Prepared metallic test specimens Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Tongue bend; Transverse free bend; Transverse guided bend; Transverse joggle-butt wrap around bend AS 2505.6; ASTM E190; ASTM E290; ASTM A370; ISO 7438; ISO 7799; ISO 7801; ISO 8491
For the purpose of determining compliance with:
AS 2505.6; ASTM A480; ISO 7799; ISO 7801; ISO 8491
Flattening properties Not applicable

AS 2505.3

Hardness Brinell; Brinell - Portable tester

AS 1816.1; ASTM E10; ASTM E110; ISO 6506-1; JIS Z 2243

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 2280

Hardness Vickers

AS 1817.1; EN 23878; ISO 6507-1; JIS Z 2244

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 1554.1, .2, .5; AS/NZS 3992

Impact resistance Izod - Impact value

AS 1544.1

Proof load; Tensile properties Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse tensile

AS 1391; ASTM A370; ASTM A1058; ASTM B557; ASTM E8/E8M; ISO 6892-1; JIS Z 2241

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 2280; ASTM A770; ISO 7778; Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of Materials Chapter 2, Section 2

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

AS 2205.7.1; AS/NZS 1544.2, .5; ISO 148; ASTM A370; ASTM E23

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 2885.2; AS/NZS 3992; ASTM A923 - Method B

Compression Axial load compression

ASTM E9

Flaring ductility Not applicable

AS 2505.3, AS/NZS 1163, ASTM A370

Hardness Rockwell

AS 1815.1, ISO 6508-1, ASTM E18, JIS Z 2245

Rolled products including bar, strip and metal sheeting Mass per unit length Not applicable

In-house method MMP-146

Springs Compression; Deflection under load; Tension Not applicable In-house method MT.PRD.017
Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts Proof load Not applicable

AS 4291.1, AS 4292.2; AS/NZS 1252.1 clauses 2.4, 3.4, 6.6 and Tables 6.4, 6.5; ISO 898-1, ISO 898-5, ISO 3506-1, ASTM A370, ASTM F606, BS EN 28839

Breaking load Not applicable

AS 4291.1, AS/NZS 1252.1 clauses 2.4, 6.6, and Table 6.4, AS 1559; BS EN ISO 898-1, BS EN ISO 898-5, ISO 3506-1, ASTM A370, ASTM F606, ASTM A354, ASTM A325, BS EN 28839

Shear strength Not applicable

AS 1559

Stripping Not applicable

AS 1112.1; AS 1112.2; AS 1112.3; AS 1112.4; AS/NZS 4291.2, ISO 898-2, ISO 4032, ISO 4033, ISO 4034, ISO 4035

Welded test specimens Macroscopic examination Macroscopic examination

AS 2205.5.1; ASTM E381; ISO 17639

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 1665; AS/NZS 2980; AS/NZS 1554.1, .3, .4, .5, .6; ASME IX; AWS D1.1 / D1.1M; ISO 5817; EN ISO 10042; DNV Rules of classification of ships/high speed, light craft and naval surface craft Part 2 Chapter 3 Section 5; Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 12

Tensile properties All-weld-metal tensile; Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse butt tensile; Transverse joggle-butt tensile; Transverse tensile

AS 2205.2.1; AS 2205.2.2; AS 2205.2.3; ASME IX; AWS D D1.1 / D1.1M; ISO 4136; ISO 5178

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 2885.2; AS/NZS 3992; AS/NZS 1554.1, .2, .3, .4, .5, .6; ASME IX; AWS D1.1 / D1.1M; ISO 15614-2

Bending properties Longitudinal guided bend; Tongue bend; Transverse free bend; Transverse guided bend; Transverse joggle-butt wrap around bend

AS 2205.3.1, .3.2, .3.3, .3.4, .3.5; ASME IX; ASTM A370; ASTM E190; ASTM E290; AWS D1.1; AWS B4.0; ISO 5173

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 1554.1, .2, .3, .4, .5, .6; AS/NZS 1665; AS/NZS 2885.2; AS/NZS 3992; AS/NZS 2980; ASME IX; AWS D1.1; DNV Rules of classification of ships/high speed, light craft and naval surface craft Part 2 Chapter 3 Section 5; Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 12

Hardness Brinell; Rockwell; Vickers

AS 2205.6.1; ISO 9015-1; ISO 9015-2

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 1554.1, .2, .4, .5; AS/NZS 2885.2; AS/NZS 3992; DNV Rules for classification of ships/high speed light craft and naval surface craft, Part 2, Chapter 3 Section 5; Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 12

Fillet-break fracture Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

AS/NZS 2205.4.1; ASME IX; ISO 9017; ISO 9606-1; ISO 9606-2; AWS D1.1

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 1665; AS/NZS 2980; ASME IX; AWS D1.1; DNV Rules of classification of ships/high speed, light craft and naval surface craft Part 2 Chapter 3 Section 5; Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 12

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

AS 1544.2; AS 2205.7.1; ASTM A370; ASTM E23; ISO 148-1; ISO 9016
For the purpose of determining compliance with:
AS 1554.1, .2, .4, .5, .6; AS 2885.2; AS 3992; ASTM A923; DNV Rules of classification of ships/high speed, light craft and naval surface craft Part 2 Chapter 3 Section 5; Lloyds Rules for the manufacture, testing and certification of materials Chapter 12

Nick-break fracture Macroscopic examination; Visual examination

AS/NZS 2205.4.1; AWS B4.0; ISO 9606-1; ISO 9606-2

For the purpose of determining compliance with:

AS/NZS 1665; AS 2885.2; AS/NZS 2980; AS/NZS 3992; API 650

Mechanical performance evaluation of ladders, racks, scaffolds and supports Ladders Bending properties; Cantilever; Deflection; Dimensions; Durability of markings; Dynamic drop; Fittings/foot distortion; Latching device performance; Permanent set; Shear; Stability; Static foot friction; Strength; Sway; Torque; Twist; Walking Not applicable

AS 1892.1, BS EN 131-1, BS EN 131-2, BS EN 131-4, BS EN 131-6, BS EN 131-7, BS EN 14183, BS EN 61478

Portable trolley jacks; Portable vehicle jacks; Vehicle support stands Durability; Loss of height; Operating force; Overload; Release; Stability; Stop and structural integrity Not applicable

AS 2538, AS 2615, AS 2640, AS/NZS 2693, consumer protection notices 1, 2, 10, 12 of 2008

Scaffolding and scaffolding components Coefficient of friction; Slip resistance; Stiffness; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 1577 Appendices A, B, C and D

Load carrying capacity; Vertical load carrying capacity Not applicable

AS 1576.3 Appendices B and C, BS EN 12810-2-2, BS EN 12811-11, ANSI A10.8, BS 2482

Mechanical performance evaluation of vehicle safety Tow bars, tow balls and safety chain connections Static strength Not applicable

AS 4177.2 Appendix A; AS 4177.3 Appendix A

Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Physical evaluation Water service products - Connectors, filters, fittings, hoses and pipes Leak tightness; Leakage; Pressure; Seal integrity; Stress relief Not applicable AS/NZS 1462.11; AS/NZS 1462.13; ISO 13259
For the purpose of determining compliance with:
WSA 137 Section 3; WMTS-509 Section 9

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Metallic corrosion evaluation Aluminium and aluminium alloys; Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Chemical corrosion treatment materials; Copper and copper alloys; Ferrous materials; Plating Coating thickness Microscopic examination

AS 2331.1.1, AS/NZS 4792 Appendix F5; ISO 1463

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Chemical corrosion treatment materials; Copper and copper alloys; Ferrous materials; Plating Coating thickness Dissolution - Strip, weigh and analytical

AS 1897 Section 10, AS 2331.2.1, AS/NZS 4534 Appendix E2; AS/NZS 4680 Appendix G2, AS/NZS 4792 Appendix F2, ASTM B767; ISO 1460; ISO 10111

Copper and copper alloys Dezincification resistance Not applicable

AS 2345, ISO 6509-1

Ferrous materials Pitting corrosion resistance Ferric chloride pitting

ASTM A1084, ASTM G48 Practice A

Intergranular corrosion resistance Acidified copper sulfate exposure - Mony-Penny-Strauss; Copper-copper sulfate-sulfuric acid; Nitric acid exposure - Huey

AS 2038,ASTM A262 Method E, ISO 3651-2

Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys Aluminium and aluminium alloys Anodising thickness Microscopic examination

AS 2331.1.1, ASTM B487, ISO 1463

Aluminium and aluminium alloys; Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Copper and copper alloys; Magnesium alloys; Nickel and nickel alloys; Titanium and titanium alloys Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1733, ASTM E112

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Ferrous materials Ferrite count; Phase identification and proportion Microscopic examination; Point count

ASTM A923 Method C, ASTM E562, ISO 9042

Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Ferrous materials; Magnesium alloys; Nickel and nickel alloys; Titanium and titanium alloys Depth of surface defects Microscopic examination

AS 4291.1

Ferrous materials Non-metallic inclusion content Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination

ASTM E45, AS 2087, AS 2197, ISO 4967


Case depth and depth of decarburisation Hardness traverse; Macroscopic examination; Microhardness; Microscopic examination

AS 4291.1, ISO 3887, ASTM E1077

Graphite type and distribution in cast irons Microscopic examination

AS 1830, AS 1831, ASTM A247, ISO 945-1


Grain size Microscopic examination

AS 1733, ISO 643, ASTM E112, ASTM E1181

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