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ExcelPlas Pty Ltd

Accreditation No: 17149
Contact: Mr Rod Parry
Mobile: 0417 550 485
Phone: (03) 9532 2207
473 Warrigal Road (Rear Factory),
VIC 3189
Facilities: Public testing service
Last Modified: 15-MAR-17

This facility complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005

13.29 Plastics and related products
.11 Tension tests
Tensile strength and failure mode tests in the range 500 N to 20 kN to ISO 13953
.12 Tear tests
Initial Tear Resistance of Plastic Film and Sheeting to ASTM D1004
Peel tests to ISO 13954
.15 Hardness tests
Durometer hardness to ASTM D2240
.17 Thermal evaluation
Oxidative-induction time of polyolefins by differential scanning calorimetry using ASTM D3895
Oxidative-induction time of polyolefin geosynthetics by high pressure differential scanning calorimetry using ASTM D5885
Transition temperature of fusion of polymers using differential scanning calorimeter using ASTM D3418
Oxidative-induction time (isothermal OIT) and oxidation induction temperature (dynamic OIT) of plastics by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) using ISO 11357-6
.18 Bend tests
Flexural properties of unreinforced and reinforced plastics and electrical insulating materials to ASTM D790
Pipe Butt Fusion Test to PIP PNSC0036 clause 4.6.1
.22 Specific gravity
Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics
by displacement to ASTM D792
.31 Flow properties
Melt flow rates of thermoplastics by extrusion plastometer to ASTM D1238 Procedure A at 190ºC and 230ºC.
Melt flow mass-flow rate (MFR) and melt volume flow rate (MVR) to ISO 1133-1
.49 Other tests
Ash content in plastics to ASTM D5630
Ash content in cured reinforced resins to ASTM D2584
Carbon black content in Olefin Plastics to ASTM D1603
Carbon black in polyethylene compounds using muffle-furnace technique to ASTM D4218

.81 Pipe and related products
Dimensions of plastic pipes and fittings to AS/NZS 1462.1
Reversion of plastic pipes to AS/NZS 1462.4
Pipe stiffness to AS/NZS 1462.22
Ring flexibility to AS/NZS 1462.23
Carbon black dispersion to AS/NZS 1462.28

13.34 Membranes, pliable underlays, geotextiles and related items for construction applications
ASTM C837-09 Standard Test Method for Methylene Blue Index of Clay
Sampling and preparation to AS 3706.1
Tensile properties using wide strip method in range 50N to 5000N to AS 3706.2
ASTM D6768 Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners
ASTM D7275 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Bituminous Geomembranes (BGM)
Maximum force using grab method to AS 2001.2.3.2 in the range 50N to 5000N
ASTM D7004 Standard Test Method for Grab Tensile Properties of Reinforced Geomembranes
Tear strength using trapezoidal method to AS 3706.3, ASTM D751, ASTM D4533
Burst strength using California Bearing Ratio (CBR) plunger method to AS 3706.4, ASTM D6241
Puncture resistance using drop cone method to AS 3706.5
Index puncture resistance to ASTM D4833
Mass per unit area to AS 2001.2.3.2
ASTM D5993 Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass per Unit of Geosynthetic Clay Liners
Thickness to AS 2001.2.15
Nominal thickness of geotextiles to ASTM D5199
Tensile properties of Nonreinforced Polyethylene and Nonreinforced Flexible Polyethylene Geomembranes to ASTM D6693 in the range of 50 N to 5000 N
Stress crack resistance using notched constant tensile load test to ASTM D5397
Integrity of Field Seams used in joining Flexible Polymeric Sheet Geomembranes to ASTM D6392
Integrity of Nonreinforced Geomembrane Seams produced using Thermo-Fusion Methods to ASTM D4437-1999
Asperity height of textured geomembranes to ASTM D7466
Carbon black dispersion in polyolefin geosynthetics to ASTM D5596
Core thickness of textured geomembranes to ASTM D5994
ASTM D7056 Standard Test Method for Determining the Tensile Shear Strength of Pre-Fabricated Bituminous Geomembrane Seams
AS 3706.6 Geotextiles - Methods of test - Determination of seam strength
Ply Adhesion (Peel Strength) to ASTM D751
ASTM D6496 Standard Test Method for Determining Average Bonding Peel Strength between the Top and Bottom Layers of GCLs
ASTM D7005 Standard Test Method for Determining the Bond Strength (Ply Adhesion) of Geocomposites
ASTM D7179 Standard Test Method for Determining Geonet Breaking Force