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Austest Labs commissions new 30KN shaker


Mon, 21 May 2018 00:39:55

Austest Laboratories Sydney has taken delivery on a new 7.5T, 30KN electro dynamic vibration shaker system with a 100mm displacement for sine and random vibration + shock testing to commercial and defence standards inc MIL-STD 810. The implementation of th...

Telecommunications Certification Body Statements, just the facts


Thu, 03 May 2018 08:58:41

The Background: Arising from the Telecommunications Act 1997, the ACMA administered a Certification Body Scheme. Our company, Approval Specialists Pty. Limited, was a Certification Body under the scheme, however over the many years that we were a Certifi...

EMC Test Engineer Positions Available, Melbourne and Sydney


Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:59:19

UPDATE 28/5/18 : POSITIONS FILLED Austest Laboratories is the leading Australian Telecommunications/EMC/Environmental and Product Safety Compliance Test Lab, providing test and certification services for electrical, IT, Defence & telecommunications pro...

Testing of LTE-Advanced devices and VoLTE


Sun, 08 Apr 2018 22:42:11

Austest Laboratories recently purchased a Rhode & Schwarz wireless communications test set covering testing of LTE-Advanced devices for measurement of radiated spurious emissions. This testing is required where approved LTE modules are used in differen...

Spotlight on Australian Suppliers, Baron Rubber


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 02:53:53

Austest Laboratories strongly supports Australian manufacturers of products and components. On a regular basis, we will be highlighting Australian companies that are providing industry best services in support of Australian Industry. Baron Rubber is a con...

Austest Adelaide gains full accreditation for Defence and Commercial EMC and Environmental Test Standards


Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:41:10

Austest Laboratories located at Para Hills West SA has undergone a recent audit and achieved NATA MRA partner accreditation to a vast range of commercial and defence based environmental and EMC standards. Located in Para Hills West with an open area test ...

Position Vacant Electrical Safety Compliance Engineer/Technician Melbourne Vic


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:15:43

Austest Laboratories is a leading Product Compliance Test Facility, providing comprehensive test and certification services for electrical, IT & telecommunications products. Due to business growth we have a position available for Electrical Testing Tec...

Cable lengths for EMC testing


Tue, 20 Feb 2018 02:14:29

We receive numerous questions when clients submit products for EMC testing and a typical one concerns associated cables. The only requirement indicated in EMC standards is that cables used in testing should reflect a typical installation. If the power sup...

New Impact, Tension and Compression equipment Austest Sydney


Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:32:39

Over January, Austest’s Environmental Testing Department has successfully completed commissioning of Radmana ITR-2000 Instrumented Impact Tester and Shimadzu UMH-10 Universal Testing Machine at our Castle Hill laboratory. The ITR-2000 Instrumented I...

Australian requirements for Power Assisted Bicycles


Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:08:39

Bicycles with small electric motors are becoming more popular. Here is a summary of the regulatory requirements applicable to importers / suppliers in the Australian market, prior to sale. Electrical Safety Mandatory electrical safety compliance (declared...

AS/NZS 62368.1:2018 published today


Thu, 15 Feb 2018 03:40:54

Standards Australia have today published a new electrical safety product standard covering information technology equipment, audio visual equipment and their accessories including external power supplies. The standard is technology agnostic and performance...

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 ...