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Program Schedule July 2020 to June 2021
 

PROGRAM

DETERMINATIONS

SAMPLE DISPATCH
DATE

Chemical

 

 

Waters/263

Total Solids, Total Suspended Solids, Total Dissolved Solids

14 July-20

Waters/264

Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium

4 Aug-20

Waters/265

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Total Phosphorus

24 Aug-20

Waters/266

Physical Parameters, Anions and Cations (Total Alkalinity, as CaCO3, Chloride, Fluoride, Potassium, Sodium, Conductivity, Sulphate, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Solids)

8 Sep-20

Waters/267

Metals (Aluminium, Barium, Bismuth, Boron, Lithium, Manganese, Silver, Strontium)

29 Sep-20

Waters/268

Sulphate, Conductivity, pH, Turbidity, Colour

20 Oct-20

Waters/269

Total Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Chemical Oxygen Demand, Total Organic Carbon

10 Nov-20

Waters/270

Total Recoverable Oil and Grease

1 Dec-20

Waters/271

To be determined

Jan-21

Waters/272

To be determined

Feb-21

Waters/273

To be determined

Mar-21

Waters/274

To be determined

Mar-21

Waters/275

To be determined

Apr-21

Waters/276

To be determined

May-21

Waters/277

To be determined

May-21

Waters/278

To be determined

June-21

SeaWaters/9

Total Recoverable Oil and Grease

6 Oct-20

SeaWaters/10

To be determined

Apr-21

Asbestos ID/19

Bulk sample identification

Oct-20

Asbestos/39

Slide fibre count

Mar-20

Asbestos/40

Slide fibre count

Mar-21

Asbestos in Soil/11

Sample identification in soil

Mar-20

Asbestos in Soil/12

Sample identification in soil

Mar-21

Food/44

(Protein, Total Fat, Moisture, Ash, Dietary Fibre, Carbohydrate and Energy)

13 Jul-20

Paint/31

Density, Consistency by Brookfield, Non-volatile content by mass, Specular gloss

Sep-20

Paint/32

Panel

Apr-21

Metal Alloys/39

Ferrous

Oct-20

Metal Alloys/40

Ferrous

May-21

Coal/41

Coal (Proximate Analysis,
Coal Ash (Ash Fusion, Ash Constituents)

Aug-20

Coal/42

Coal (Proximate Analysis, Trace Elements)

Jan-21

Bitumen/12

Viscosity, Density, Penetration, Softening Point, Viscosity

Jan-21

Cement/12

Chemical composition, Loss on ignition, Insoluble residue, Specific surface area, Fineness, Laser granulometry

Aug-20

Geochemical/16

Iron Ore – chemical compositional analysis

Dec-20

Air & Emissions/17

Particulate matter on filter paper

Nov-20

Air & Emissions/18

Metals on filter paper

May-21

Textiles/5

Breaking Load, Extension, Threads/Unit Length, Mass per Unit Area, Quantitative Fibre Analysis

Jan-21

PCBs in Oil/13

Aroclors 1016, 1242, 1254 & 1260

Mar-21

Biological

 

 

Waters/69

Potable - E. coli, Faecal & Total Coliforms, Plate, Strep.

22 Sep-20

Waters/70

Effluent - E. coli, Faecal & Total Coliforms, Plate, Strep.

Mar-21

Waters/71

Potable - E. coli, Faecal & Total Coliforms, Plate, Strep.

Jun-21

Dialysis in Waters/5

Total viable counts

May-21

Pathogens in Food/42

Salmonella & Listeria & Campylobacter

14 Sep-20

Pathogens in Food/43

Salmonella & Listeria & Cronobacter

Apr-21

Legionella/60

Enumeration & identification

Jul-20

Legionella/61

Enumeration & identification

Feb-21

Non-Pathogens in Food/29

E. coli, Total plate count, Coliforms, Yeast, Moulds

12 Oct-20

Non-Pathogens in Food/30

E. coli, Total plate count, Coliforms, Yeast, Moulds

May-21

Algae/19

Enumeration & identification

TBA

Crypto & Giardia/46

Enumeration & identification

Oct-20

Crypto & Giardia/47

Enumeration & identification

Apr-21

Construction Materials

 

 

Soils/28

California Bearing Ratio 

Sep-20

Soils/29

Liquid Limit, Plastic limit, Plasticity Index, Linear Shrinkage, Particle Size Distribution 

Dec-20

Soils/30

Liquid Limit, Plastic limit, Plasticity Index, Linear Shrinkage, Particle Size Distribution

Mar-21

Concrete/28

Compressive strength, Height, Weight, Mass per Unit Volume, Maximum Sustained Load Unit

Aug-20

Concrete/29

Compressive strength, Height, Weight, Mass per Unit Volume, Maximum Sustained Load Unit

Feb-21

Aggregates/23

Particle Density and Water Absorption of fine aggregate, Aggregate soundness by exposure to sodium sulphate, Degradation factor, Clay & fine silt - Setting method, organic impurities other than sugar

Aug-20

Aggregates/24

Particle Density and Water Absorption of Course Aggregate, Particle Size Distribution, Material Finer than 75 µm, Particle Shape by proportional Caliper (2:1 Ratio), Flakiness Index, Average Least Dimension

Nov-20

Aggregates/25

Particle Density and Water Absorption of Course Aggregate, Particle Size Distribution, Material Finer than 75 µm, Particle Shape by proportional Caliper (2:1 Ratio), Flakiness Index, Average Least Dimension

Apr-21

Asphalt/11

Bitumen Content, Grading, Maximum Density, Bulk Density, Air Voids

Sep-20

Rocks/3

Point Load Strength Index, Compressive Strength, Moisture Content, Deformability in Uniaxial Compression, Splitting Tensile Strength

Oct-20

Mechanical

 

 

Hardness Testing of Metals/19

Hardness testing of metal

Nov-20

Hardness Testing of Metals/20

Hardness testing of metal

May-21

Tensile Testing of Metals/14

Tensile testing of metal

Mar-21

Bolts/3

Tensile testing of bolts

Sep-20

Impact Testing of Metals/6

Charpy impact

Oct-20

NDT

 

 

Magnetic Particle Inspection/4

Steel pipe, plate and tee and Y

Schedule from Jul-20

Radiography

Steel pipe, plate and tee

Upon request

Ultrasonics

Steel pipe, plate and tee and Y

Upon request

Calibration

 

 

Digital Multimeter/6

HP 34401A Digital Multimeter - DC Voltage (0.1 ~ 1000 V), AC Voltage (0.1 ~ 750 V), DC Current (0.01 ~ 3 A), AC Current (1 ~ 3 A), and Resistance (1 Ohm ~ 10 Meg Ohm)

Schedule from Jul-20

Mass

10mg, 1g, 10g, 200g

Upon request

Temperature

Digital Temperature Indicator System - 0°C to 420°C in 20°C steps

Upon request

Gauge Blocks

Nominal lengths -  2mm, 8mm, 20mm and 100mm

Upon request

Gravimetric/7

Five or six point balance to determine inhalable/respirable dust, welding fumes and gases

Schedule from Feb-21

Measurement Audits

 

 

Optics & Radiometry

Upon request

Various

Metrology

Upon request

Various

Acoustics & Vibration

Upon request

Various

Electrical

Upon request

Various

Heat & Temperature

Upon request

Various

   
PTA actively develops new programs throughout the year. Our schedule is regularly updated to reflect the introduction of these programs. Customers are advised to regularly check our website for details of changes of sample dispatch dates or the addition of new programs. Additional sample sets may be ordered which includes PTA evaluation of the additional results submitted and will incur a fee of approximately 80% of the quoted participation fee. Additional results may be submitted for PTA evaluation for each set of samples supplied per laboratory and will incur a fee of approximately 40% of the quoted participation fee.

On-Demand Program Schedule

Spare samples may be available from completed rounds and will incur a fee of approximately 80% of the quoted participation fee. Further information:
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