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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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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