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Austest Adelaide V2.0


Thu, 30 Nov 2017 04:10:40

As the only commercial EMC lab in South Australia, Austest Laboratories Adelaide has been providing EMC testing services to South Australian companies since 1997. The hightened focus on defence and the large number of defence companies based in Adelaide, ...

Controlled Solar Testing of Large Items


Wed, 29 Nov 2017 22:55:12

Austest Labs currently performs solar testing in 4 broad spectrum /solar test chambers located in our Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne labs (separate to our 3 x UVA chambers) and while we use industry best chambers, these are limited to test items 700mm W x ...

EXPLAINING SRS ? PART 3 Higher Level SRS Shock Tests


Wed, 29 Nov 2017 22:50:26

Higher Level SRS Shock Tests As noted in our earlier article EXPLAINING SRS ? PART 2, manufacturers and end customers are increasingly turning away from using empirical, testing-machine-specific standards to specify the mechanical shock survivability requi...

Austest adds Automotive EMC Immunity Standards for Vehicle mounted Devices


Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:55:32

Austest Laboratories is proud to announce test capabilities for a suite of automotive based EMC standards. These standards apply to vehicle mounted products and accessories under CE requirements and are listed below, along with a brief description of our ...

Austest Labs and ASA closing times Dec 2017


Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:35:37

Austest Laboratories will close Friday afternoon the 22nd of December and open Tues the 2nd of January. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy and safe New Year. Australian Safety Approval certificate services will remain open over the holiday pe...

New Salt Mist / Corrosion standard IEC 60068-2-52


Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:30:21

IEC 6068-2-52:2017 has superseded IEC 60038-2-52:1996 as of 17 November 2017, with the new standard harmonised with ISO 9227 ?Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres — Salt spray tests? as far as possible. While there have been some additions and c...

ASA Opens China Office


Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:49:35

Australian Safety Approval has opened an office in China (PRC) to assist local manufacturers in obtaining product safety approval certificates for Australia and New Zealand. Manni Zeng has experience as a product safety test engineer and as an ASA assessor...

Temperature rise limits for ovens, NSW Fair Trading


Mon, 06 Nov 2017 03:05:15

Australian standard AS/NZS 60335.2.6:2014 supersedes AS/NZS 60335.2.6:2008 on 28 November 2017. Under the NSW Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2004 (the Act) all declared articles must comply with the current version of the class specification for the ele...

Austest Laboratories antenna pattern measurements


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:41:57

Austest Laboratories, a leader in the provision of testing and certification for Defence and Aerospace products and components, is pleased to announce antenna pattern measurement services for mobile and fixed communications equipment. Austest Laboratories ...

IEC 62368-1 New Audio/video Electrical Safety Standard


Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:18:53

Austest Labs has added the following electrical standard to our accreditation: IEC 62368-1 Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment – Part 1: Safety requirements This is a relatively new safety standard for Information Technolo...

IEC 61727 Photovoltaic (PV) systems Characteristics of the utility interface


Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:03:11

Austest Labs has added the following electrical standard to our accreditation: IEC 61727 Photovoltaic (PV) systems – Characteristics of the utility interface This standard applies to utility-interconnected photovoltaic (PV) power systems operating in...

Austest Labs selected by Boeing Defence Australia for Project Currawong


Mon, 04 Sep 2017 22:45:52

Austest Laboratories has been selected to test the strength and durability of equipment designed for Project Currawong for Boeing Defence Australia. The testing programme involves a series of extensive environmental and EMI/EMC tests performed on the new B...

Austest commissions new thermal shock chamber


Mon, 04 Sep 2017 22:29:12

Austest Laboratories has added a fully programmable 1m x 1m x 1m temperature and humidity chamber capable of ramp rates of 7 degrees per minute, down to -70DegC and up to 180DegC. This chamber is suitable for a number of environmental stress applications ...

See us at Pacific 2017, 3-5 October in Sydney


Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:55:49

PACIFIC 2017 runs from Tuesday 3 October until Thursday 5 October 2017 at the new International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney and is the premier International Commercial and Defence Maritime Exposition in Australia. As the only comprehensive i...

Revised ASA Website now live


Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:57:39

Australian Safety Approval have updated their website to provide more information of Safety Approval requirements for Australia, including a comprehensive FAQ section that is constantly updated. ASA has also lowered their safety certificate application fe...