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IEC 6068-2-52:2017 has superseded IEC 60038-2-52:1996 as of 17 November 2017, with the new standard harmonised with ISO 9227 ?Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres — Salt spray tests?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

Austest Laboratories offers a complete lighting / luminaire testing and approval service including EMC, Energy Efficiency, Environmental and electrical product testing.

Some of the Lighting products we test are:

  • Portable, Table and Floor standing lamps
  • General purpose fixed commercial types
  • Down lights and other recessed luminaires
  • Flood, Stage and Photographic lighting
  • Christmas and Rope lights
  • Child-Appealing and Night lights
  • Emergency and Exit lighting
  • Street Lights

We test Lighting Control Gear as follows:

  • LED drivers and power supplies
  • Electronic Ballasts for Fluorescent lamps
  • HID electronic control gear and ballasts
  • Magnetic Ballast / Chokes
  • DALI, DMX and other dimming controllers

Our services include:

  • EMC testing to AS/NZS CISPR15 for compliance to Australian RCM requirements
  • Environmental testing to IP and IK and Vibration standards
  • Energy Efficiency testing including LCP testing for VEET & iPART
  • Electrical Safety testing for portable and fixed luminaires, lighting chains, LED drivers and control gear + street lighting

EMC Testing

  • EMC (AS/NZS CISPR15, EN55015) Electro Magnetic Compatibility for luminaires and related lighting products

Environmental Testing

  • IP (Dust and Water) testing for outdoor or special use luminaires
  • IK (Impact) testing for vandal proof or industrial type luminaires
  • Vibration testing for street lights or industrial type luminaires
  • Street Lighting to AS/NZS 1158.6 including Vibration and Wind / Impact ratings

Energy Efficiency

  • Lamp Circuit Power (LCP) for IPART and VEET Energy Efficiency Schemes

Electrical safety

  • AS/NZS60598.1 Luminaires - General Requirements and Tests
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.1 Luminaires - Particular requirements - Fixed general purpose luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.2 Recessed Luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.4 Portable general purpose luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.5 Floodlights
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.6 Luminaires with built-in transformers or convertors for filament lamps
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.10 Portable child-appealing luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.17 Luminaires for Stage Lighting, Television, Film, and Photographic Studios (Outdoor and Indoor)
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.20 Lighting Chains
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.22 Luminaires for Emergency Lighting
  • EC/EN 61347-1 Lamp controlgear - Part 1: General and safety requirements
  • AS/NZS 61347.1 Lamp controlgear - General and safety requirements
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.3 A.C. Supplied Electronic Ballasts for Fluorescent Lamps
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.9 Ballasts for Discharge Lamps
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.11 Electronic Circuits used with Luminaires
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.13 D.C. or A.C. Supplied Electronic Controlgear for LED Modules

Lighting / luminaire testing
Environmental Testing
Energy Efficiency