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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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Clean Energy Council and RCM Testing and Certification of Inverters, Solar Controllers and UPS

Fixed Inverters

Austest is approved by the Clean Energy Council and accredited for testing grid connected and off grid inverters to IEC 62109‐1 and IEC 62109‐2 + AS/NZS 4777.

Our capabilities for high power testing cover the full scope of the above standards.

Grid Connect Inverters require safety certification to be provided to many electricity retailers prior to connection. Safety certification is based on several electrical safety standards. Austest provides a turn-key service which involves testing and certification involving some or all of the following standards;

  • IEC 62109‐1 and IEC 62109‐2
  • ANZS 3100, (may also include AS/NZS 60950 if ethernet or comms circuits are included)
  • AS 4777.2 and AS 4777.3
  • IEC 61727 Photovoltaic (PV) systems – Characteristics of the utility interface
  • AS/NZS 60529 (Ingress Protection) for water and dust
  • AS/NZS 61000.6.3 (EMC Emissions) for RCM
  • Electrical Safety Approval Certificate from ASA (Australian Safety Approval)
  • ACMA RCM Compliance Folder and sDoC
  • Listing with Clean Energy Council and Western Power

Portable Inverters

Austest is accredited for testing to AS/NZS 4763 which covers the electrical safety of portable inverters including vibration. This may also include AS/NZS 3112 covering mains sockets used in Australia and New Zealand.

UPS (Uninterruptible power systems)

Austest is accredited for testing to AS 62040.1.1 (electrical safety) , AS 62040.1.2 (EMC) & the base standard IEC 62040-1 covering Uninterruptible power systems (UPS).

Fixed Inverters
Energy Products testing
Portable Inverters
UPS (Uninterruptible power systems)