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See us at Pacific 2017, 3-5 October in Sydney
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:55:49

PACIFIC 2017 runs from Tuesday 3 October until Thursday 5 October 2017 at the new International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney and is the premier International Commercial and Defence Maritime Exposition in Australia. More on See us at Pacific 2017, 3-5 October in Sydney

Revised ASA Website now live
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:57:39

Australian Safety Approval have updated their website to provide more information of Safety Approval requirements for Australia, including a comprehensive FAQ section tha...

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Austest Melbourne adds combined vibration and temperature capabilities
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:33:11

Austest Laboratories is pleased to announce the further expansion of its environmental test capabilities with the commissioning of a combined electrodynamic shaker with temperature chamber at its Thomastown Vic laboratory. The 10kN, 50mm displacement shake...

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Ingress Protection (IP) Basics of Dust and Water standard AS 60529
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:38:07

It should be self-evident that enclosures and items designed to be used outside or in harsh environmental conditions, should be designed to prevent water and dust ingress, but how do you know a product or enclosure really meets the ratings asserted by the ...

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EMC CISPR22 and CISPR13 to be replaced with CISPR32
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:46:34

Years ago, manufacturers made AV equipment, while others made Information technology equipment, with crossovers between the two categories rare. Fast forward and the line between Audio Visual devices and computers is extremely blurred, with AV integrating ...

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ACMA Testing and Approvals for Rail Services

Austest Laboratories offers the most comprehensive and publicly available environmental, EMC and electrical testing facilities in Australia and New Zealand. This includes the most up to date EMC facilities, vibration and shock equipment, climatic chambers, pressure and altitude simulators and many others covering all commonly used test requirements for the rail industry.

Our Services include:

  • EMC
  • Electrical Safety
  • Climatic Testing
  • Mechanical Testing
  • Acoustics
  • Accelerated Ageing
  • Design and consulting

EMC

  • Radio frequency interference emissions and susceptibility to 40GHz
  • Surges, ESD and transient burst susceptibility
  • In-situ testing
  • On site surveys

Electrical safety

  • Electronic Equipment Used on Rolling Stock
  • 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)

Acoustics

  • Airborne noise
  • Structurborne noise
  • On-site measurements

Accelerated Ageing

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 test standards we offer include

  • IEC/EN/AS 60529
  • IEC/EN/AS 62262
  • IEC/EN/AS 60068-2
  • ASTM D4169-09
  • EN 50155
  • EN 50121-3-2
  • EN 50121-4
  • EN 61373
  • ASTM D4728-01
  • ISTA 2A
  • ISTA 3A

Rail
Environmental Testing
Mechanical Testing
Climatic Testing
Acoustics
Electrical safety