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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, ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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