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

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 tha...

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Austest Melbourne adds combined vibration and temperature capabilities
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:33:11

Austest Laboratories is pleased to announce the further expansion of its environmental test capabilities with the commissioning of a combined electrodynamic shaker with temperature chamber at its Thomastown Vic laboratory. The 10kN, 50mm displacement shake...

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Ingress Protection (IP) Basics of Dust and Water standard AS 60529
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:38:07

It should be self-evident that enclosures and items designed to be used outside or in harsh environmental conditions, should be designed to prevent water and dust ingress, but how do you know a product or enclosure really meets the ratings asserted by the ...

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EMC CISPR22 and CISPR13 to be replaced with CISPR32
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:46:34

Years ago, manufacturers made AV equipment, while others made Information technology equipment, with crossovers between the two categories rare. Fast forward and the line between Audio Visual devices and computers is extremely blurred, with AV integrating ...

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EMC Emissions and Immunity Testing for Vehicles

Austest Laboratories offers the most comprehensive and publicly available environmental, EMC and electrical product testing facilities in Australia and New Zealand, including the most up to date EMC facilities, vibration and shock equipment, climatic chambers, UV and solar radiation simulations, salt-fog chambers and many others covering a huge range of test requirements for the automotive industry.

Our services include:

  • EMC testing
  • Mechanical testing
  • Climatic testing
  • Accelerated aging
  • Acoustic testing
  • Electrical testing
  • Design and consulting


  • Radio frequency interference emissions and susceptibility
  • Testing to R&TTE, EMC and Automotive EMC Directives for European requirements
  • Vehicle mounted electronics, sub-assemblies and accessories
  • On site surveys

Mechanical Testing

  • Vibration
  • Shock and SRS
  • Drop and impact
  • Cyclic fatigue
  • Static load
  • Impact (IK code)
  • Enclosure protection (IP code)

Climatic Testing

  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Thermal shock

Accelerated aging


  • Airborne noise
  • Structurborne noise
  • On-site measurements

Electrical safety

  • Measurement and control equipment
  • Information Technology equipment
  • Generic electrical safety

Design and consulting

  • EMC advisory services and product modifications
  • Vibration and shock consulting
  • Design of cushions and resilient mounts
  • Vibration measurement and diagnostics
  • Acoustic design and noise mitigation
  • Test fixtures design and manufacturing

Some of the test standards our laboratories are accredited for include:

  • IEC60068-2 family
  • MIL-STD-810G
  • DEF STAN 00-35
  • ISO 16450-3
  • ASTM D4169-09
  • ASTM B117
  • ISTA 3A & 2A
  • AS/NZS 60529
  • IEC 60255-21-1
  • IEC 60255-21-2

Automotive EMC Emissions Testing
Automotive Immunity Testing
EMC facilities