SGS Australia Pty Ltd


Wollongong Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

30 Aug 1982


18-24 Glastonbury Avenue
Unanderra , NSW 2526



Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Wollongong Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of coals, coke, charcoal and related products Coal Size analysis Sieve analysis ISO 1953, BS/ISO 1953, BS 1016-110.1, BS 1016-110.2
Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable

ASTM D2013 - preparing coal samples

Coal; Coke Shatter indices Classical BS 1016.108.1
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR)

ASTM D5016, AS 1038.6.3.3, ISO 19579, BS/ISO 19579

Volatile matter Gravimetric

AS 1038.4, ISO 562, BS/ISO 562, AS 1038.3 (2000)

Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric

ASTM D409, AS 1038.20, ISO 5074, BS/ISO 5074

Moisture - Total Gravimetric

ASTM D3302, AS 1038.1 (2001), AS 1038.2 (coke), ISO 579, ISO 589, BS/ISO 579 (coke), BS 1016.1

Crucible swelling number Classical

AS 1038.12.1 (2002), ISO 501, BS/ISO 501

Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter

AS 1038.5 (1998), ISO 1928, BS/ISO 1928

Proximate analysis Gravimetric

ASTM D3172, AS 1038.3 (2000), ISO11722 (moisture), BS/ISO 11722 (moisture) AS 1038.4 (coke), ISO 17246, BS/ISO 17246

Moisture Gravimetric

ASTM D3173, ISO 687 (coke), BS/ISO 687 (coke)

Plasticity Gieseler plastometer

AS 1038.12.4.1 (1996), ISO 10329, BS/ISO 10329

Free swelling index Classical


Ash Gravimetric

ASTM D3174, ISO 1171, BS/ISO 1171

Coke Size analysis Sieve analysis

AS 1038.18, ASTM D293, ISO 728, BS/ISO 1953, BS 110

Micum indices Micum test

AS 1038.13

Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable

ASTM D346 - collection and preparation of coke samples

Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Not applicable Not applicable AS 4264.1 (2009); ASTM D2234

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