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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...

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Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:09:35

Australia?s leading product test house is seeking an experienced EMC engineer to join their rapidly growing testing team in Castle Hill NSW. The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting a wide range of Defence and Commercial EMC tests for ...


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...

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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...

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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...

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Defence Product Testing to MIL-STD 461 and MIL-STD 810

EMC, Environmental and Electrical Safety Testing for Defence and Aerospace Systems

Austest Laboratories offers the most comprehensive and publicly available environmental, EMC and electrical product testing facilities in Australia and New Zealand serving the defence and aerospace sectors.

Our services include:

  • EMC testing to MIL-STD 461 and DO-160
  • Electrical Product testing to AS/NZS 60950.1 and IEC 62368-1 for Information Technology Equipment
  • Telecommunications testing to 3G, 4G and Wifi Devices/interfaces
  • Environmental testing to MIL-STD 810
  • SRS Shock testing in accordance with RAN Naval Technical Bureau (NTB) specifications
  • Certification and approval inc proven track record of Commonwealth Approval and Witness Testing


  • Emission Testing to 40GHz
  • Immunity Testing up to 200V per metre to 18GHz
  • Wireless inc 802.11b/g/n + 3G/4G

Electrical safety

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

Climatic Testing

  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Thermal shock

Mechanical Testing

  • Vibration
  • Shock and SRS
  • Drop and impact
  • Inclination
  • Altitude and pressure
  • Cyclic fatigue
  • Static load
  • Enclosure protection (IP & IK)

Accelerated Ageing


  • Airborne noise
  • Structurborne noise
  • On-site measurements

Design and consulting

  • EMC advisory services & 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 defence test standards we offer are:

  • MIL-STD-461F*
  • MIL-STD-810G*
  • MIL-STD-167-1A*
  • MIL-STD-202G*
  • DEF-STAN 00-35*
  • MIL-STD-883*
  • MIL-HDBK-2036*
  • RTCA/DO-160*
  • * including previous versions

EMC Advisory Services
Accelerated Ageing
Defence & Aerospace