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Melbourne Testing Services

Accreditation No: 1047
www.melbtest.com.au
 
Contact: Mr R M Wilkie
Mobile: 0419 116 733
Phone: (03) 9560 2759
Fax: (03) 9560 2769
Email:
 
Address:
Unit 1/15 Pickering Road,
MULGRAVE
VIC 3170
 
Facilities: Public testing service
Last Modified: 04-OCT-17


This laboratory complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise


1.23 Force measuring devices
Calibration of force measuring devices by the methods of-
MTS/QM Section 647 and AS 2193
With least uncertainties of measurement of 1.5%
in the range 200 N to 5 MN in compression and
in the range 200 N to 2 MN in tension
.02 Elastic force measuring devices
.04 Load cells
.05 Force gauges

1.26 Testing machines
.43 Hydraulic rams and jacks
Calibration of hydraulic jack and gauge systems reporting hydraulic pressure vs force by the methods of-
MTS/QM Section 646
with least uncertainty of measurement of 2.5%
in the range 200 N to 10 MN in compression and
in the range 200 N to 2 MN in tension.

2.12 Concrete, grout and mortar
.23 Compression tests
on molded specimens (CMT classes of test - March 16)
Determination of the compressive strength of concrete cylinders, cores and grout cubes by the methods of-
MTS/QM Section 304
AS 1012.9, .14 (excluding Clause 6.2)
.26 Flexural strength tests
Flexural performance tests on fibre-reinforced concrete using beam with third-point loading by the methods of-
ASTM C1609/C1609M
Modulus of rupture tests by the methods of-
AS 1012.11
.32 Modulus of elasticity determinations
Static chord modulus of elasticity of concrete cylinders and cores by the methods of-
MTS/QM Section 304
AS 1012.17 Section 2

13.01 Metals and metal products
.11 Tension tests on test pieces
Tests in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN with strain rate control including yield stress tests, proof stress tests at temperatures in the range ambient to 1200°C by the methods of-
AS 1391
AS 2291
ISO 6892.1
ASTM A370
E8M
.15 Tension tests on components and materials
Tests in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN
.51 Compression, transverse and shear tests
Compression tests in the range 200 N to 4.89 MN at temperatures in the range ambient to 300°C by method ASTM E9
.58 Bend tests
To AS 2505
.61 Tests on reinforcement for concrete
Tests in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN to AS/NZS 4671
Determination of tensile strength, slip properties, low and high cycle fatigue properties of mechanical splice couplers by methods ISO 15835.1, .2 and RMS Document No. 9M3835 Issue 2
Determination of bond strength on reinforcement for concrete by method AS 4671 Appendix C
Determination of tensile properties of steel prestressing materials by method AS/NZS 4672.2 (excluding Appendix B)
.71 Tests on wire
Tests in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN to AS 1391, ISO 6892.1 and ASTM A370
.81 Tests on tubes
Tension tests on tubes in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN to AS 1391
.99 Other tests
Determination of slip factor by method AS 4100 Appendix J
Tests on access covers and grates:
Bicycle tyre penetration resistance tests to AS 3996 Clause 3.3.6.1
Load tests by the methods of-
AS 3996 Appendix C
BS EN 124 Section 8
EN 1433 WSAA Specification WSA PS-290

13.03 Welds and welded test specimens
.58 Bend tests
Slow bend tests of welded rail sections by the methods of-
AS 1085.20 Appendix K

13.05 Lifting gear and tensioning and staying systems
.51 Lifting appliances
Proof load, breaking load and extension tests of fabricated lifting devices to AS 4991 Section 12 in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN (including on-site proof load tests in the range 200 N to 900 kN)
Tension and proof load tests on re-usable lifting devices to AS 3850.1 Clause 2.6 and Appendix A up to 1.96 MN (including on-site tension and proof load tests up to 900 kN)
.61 Anchorages and supports
Proof load, breaking load and extension for tests in the range 200 N to 1.96 MN (including on-site proof load tests in the range 200 N to 900 kN) on
reinforcing bars, hooks, safe rings, eyebolts, anchors, wall brackets, anchored plates, threaded inserts, scaffold ties and pad eyes by the methods of-
AS 3600 Appendix B, Section B.3
AS 3850.1 Appendix A
ASTM E754
ASTM E488
ASTM E1512
Static and dynamic strength tests of single-point anchor devices (including on-site tests) by the methods of-
AS/NZS 5532 Sections 6.3.1 and 6.3.2
.82 Jacks and stands
Tests on car and trolley jacks, stands and ramps for determination of-
Durability, loss of height, operating force, overload, release, stability, stop tests and structural integrity by the methods of-
AS/NZS 2538 Appendices A, B, C, D and Consumer Protection Notice No.12 of 2008
AS/NZS 2615 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F and Consumer Protection Notice No.10 of 2008
AS/NZS 2640 Appendices A, B, C, D, E and Consumer Protection Notice No.2 of 2008
AS/NZS 2693 Appendices B, C, D, E, F and Consumer Protection Notice No.1 of 2008
.99 Other products and assemblies
Breaking and proof load tests on formwork for concrete to AS 3610
Appendix A.4 and A.5 up to 1.96 MN

13.07 Springs and energy absorbing devices
.12 Compression tests
Compression tests of springs in the range 200N to 4.89MN by the methods of-
MTS/QM Section 302

13.08 Threaded fasteners
.11 Tension tests
Breaking load and wedge tensile tests in the range 200 N to 2000 kN on threaded fasteners by the methods of-
AS 1391
AS 4291.1
ASTM A370
ASTM F606
ISO 898.1, .2
for the purposes of determining compliance with AS/NZS 1252.1 clauses 2.4, 6.6 and Table 6.4, AS 2465, ASTM A193, ASTM A320, ASTM A449, ASTM A574, ASTM F738, SAE J429
.12 Proof tests
Proof load tests on nuts, bolts, screws and studs including determination of stress at 0.2% permanent strain and elongation after fracture in the range 200 N to 2000 kN by the methods of-
AS 1391
AS 4291.1
AS/NZS 4291.2
ASTM F606
ISO 898.1, .2, .6
SAE J1216
for the purposes of determining compliance with AS/NZS 1252.1 clauses 2.4, 3.4, 6.6 and Tables 6.4 and 6.5, AS 1559, AS 2465, AS 2528, ASTM A194, ASTM A449, ASTM A574, ASTM F738, ASTM F836, SAE J429

13.28 Rubber and related products
.61 Elastomeric bearings
Stiffness in compression tests in the range 90 to 20000 kN at ambient temperature by the methods of-
AS 5100.4
AS 1523-1981 Appendix A
AUSROADS Design Rules for Bridge Bearings and Expansion Joints AP-R405-12
APG-G15.4/04
RTA of NSW Specification B280
Stiffness in shear tests in the range 6 kN to 1.78 MN at ambient temperature by the methods of-
AS 5100.4
AUSROADS Design Rules for Bridge Bearings and Expansion Joints AP-R405-12
QLD Transport and Main Roads Specification MRT S81
RMS of NSW Specifications B280, B281, B282
VicRoads Specifications B652, B653
WA Department of Main Roads Specification 860

13.29 Plastics and related products
.85 Fibre reinforced plastics products
Tensile testing of fibre reinforced composite materials by the methods of-
MTS/QM Section 326 ISO 527-5

13.41 Vehicle safety tests
.62 Mechanical connections between vehicles
Static and dynamic tests on tow balls and couplings by the methods of-
AS 4177.2, .3, .4
ADR 62/02

13.44 Structural assemblies
.04 Protective enclosures, fences and safety barriers
Bending and shear load tests on traffic barrier posts in the range 200 N to 500 kN by the methods of-
AUSROADS APR-R200, Frangible Sign Supports Part 1: Recommended procedure for design, testing, installation and maintenance, and Part 2: State of art review
RTA of NSW Specification B242 Section 5 (except for dye penetrant crack detection)
Static and dynamic load tests on temporary edge protection the range 200 N to 500 kN by the methods of-
AS/NZS 4994.1 Section 4 and Appendices A, B, C, D and E
Tests on temporary fence panels by method AS 4687 Section 4
Simulated climbing test, impact test, foothold aperture test and wind force overturning tests on temporary fence panels by the methods of-
AS 4687 Sections 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5
Load tests on guardrail posts and guardrails by the methods of-
AS 1657 Appendices B, C
.05 Scaffolding and scaffolding components
Bending load capacity, coefficient of friction, distortion, slip resistance, stiffness, strength, vertical load carrying capacity tests on scaffolds and scaffolding components by the methods of-
AS 1576.2 Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N
AS 1576.3 Section 4.2, Appendices A, B, C, D, E
AS 1577 Section 2.2, Appendices A, B, C, D
.06 Ladders
Performance and dimensional tests on single and extension ladders, step ladders and trestle ladders and multipurpose ladders (excluding tests on labels and electrical properties) for determination of-
bending properties, cantilever tests, deflection tests, fittings/foot distortion tests, dynamic drop tests, permanent set, shear, stability, static foot friction, strength, sway, torque, twist, walking tests by the methods of-
AS/NZS 1892.1 Sections 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, Appendices D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y Z, AA, AB, AC
AS/NZS 1892.3 Sections 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, Appendices D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y Z, AA, AB, AC, AD, AE, AF
EN 131 Section 5 (excluding Section 5.16)
EN 14183 Sections 4, 5, 6, 8
Settling load and strength tests on stairway assemblies and fixed ladders by the methods of-
AS 1657 Appendices D and F
.41 Structural bearings
Compression, coefficient of friction, combined vertical and horizontal load, and rotation tests on pot-type bearings in the range 90 to 20000 kN at ambient temperature by the methods of-
AS 5100.4
AUSROADS Bridge Design Code 1992
QLD Department of Main Roads Specification MRT S81 RTA of NSW Specifications B280, B281, B282
VicRoads Specification B653
WA Department of Main Roads Specification 860
.99 Other structural assemblies
Pallet beam bend tests, stub column compression tests, cantilever beam load tests on steel storage racking by the methods of-
AS 4084 Clauses 7.3.1, 7.4.2, 7.5.1