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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IEC 6068-2-52:2017 has superseded IEC 60038-2-52:1996 as of 17 November 2017, with the new standard harmonised with ISO 9227 ?Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres — Salt spray tests?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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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