SGS Australia Pty Ltd


Wollongong Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

30 Aug 1982


18-24 Glastonbury Avenue
Unanderra , NSW 2526


Mrs Colleen Humphries P: +61 (02) 49607800


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Wollongong Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of coal and coke for coking behaviour Coal; Coke Plasticity Gieseler plastometer AS 1038.12.4.1 (1996), ISO 10329, BS/ISO 10329
Coke Micum indices Micum test AS 1038.13
General analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal; Coke Ash Gravimetric ASTM D3174, ISO 1171, BS/ISO 1171
Crucible swelling number Visual examination AS 1038.12.1 (2002), ISO 501, BS/ISO 501
Free swelling index Visual examination ASTM D720
Volatile matter Gravimetric AS 1038.4, ISO 562, BS/ISO 562, AS 1038.3 (2000)
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 (1998), ISO 1928, BS/ISO 1928
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) ASTM D5016, AS 1038.6.3.3, ISO 19579, BS/ISO 19579
Moisture - Total Gravimetric ASTM D3302, AS 1038.1 (2001), AS 1038.2 (coke), ISO 579, ISO 589, BS/ISO 579 (coke), BS 1016.1
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)
Preparation of coal, coke and related product samples for analysis Coal Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable ASTM D2013 - preparing coal samples
Size analysis Sieve analysis ISO 1953, BS/ISO 1953
Coal; Coke Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric ASTM D409, AS 1038.20, ISO 5074, BS/ISO 5074
Coke Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable ASTM D346 - collection and preparation of coke samples
Size analysis Sieve analysis AS 1038.18, ASTM D293, ISO 728, BS 1016 110.2
Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Not applicable Not applicable AS 4264.1 (2009); ASTM D2234

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