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Program Schedule July 2019 to June 2020
 

PROGRAM

DETERMINATIONS

SAMPLE DISPATCH
DATE

Chemical  

Waters/247

Residues - Total Suspended Solids, Total Solids, Total Dissolved Solids

16 July-19

Waters/248

Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium

6 Aug-19

Waters/249

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Total Phosphorus

26 Aug-19

Waters/250

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

3 Sep-19

Waters/251

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

24 Sep-19

Waters/252

Sulphate, Conductivity, pH, Turbidity, Colour

22 Oct-19

Waters/253

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

12 Nov-19

Waters/254

Total Recoverable Oil and Grease

3 Dec-19

Waters/255

Metals (Chromium, Copper, Iron, Lead, Nickel, Thallium, Zinc)

21 Jan-20

Waters/256

Bromide, Chloride, Fluoride, Iodide

18 Feb-20

Waters/257

Nitrate, Ammonia, Orthophosphate

3 Mar-20

Waters/258

Total Cyanide, Weak Acid Dissociable Cyanide, free Cyanide

24 Mar-20

Waters/259

Hardness

28 Apr-20

Waters/260

Sulphate, Conductivity, pH, Turbidity, Colour

11 May-20

Waters/261

Inorganic Disinfection By-products (Chlorate, Chlorite)

26 May-20

Waters/262

Total Recoverable Oil and Grease

16 June-20

SeaWaters/7

Aluminium, Boron, Chromium, iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Selenium

8 Oct-19

SeaWaters/8

To be determined

Apr-20

Asbestos ID/18

Bulk sample identification

Oct-19

Asbestos/38

Slide fibre count

Mar-19

Asbestos/39

Slide fibre count

Mar-20

Asbestos in Soil/10

Sample identification in soil

Mar-19

Asbestos in Soil/11

Sample identification in soil

Mar-20

Food/43

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

15 Jul-19

Paint/30

To be determined

Nov-19

Paint/31

To be determined

Apr-20

Metal Alloys/37

Ferrous

Oct-19

Metal Alloys/38

Ferrous

May-20

Soils(Chemical)/16

To be determined

Nov-19

Soils (Chemical)/17

To be determined

Apr-20

Coal/39

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

July-19

Coal/40

Proximate Analysis

Feb-20

Bitumen/11

Viscosity, Density, Penetration, Softening Point, Viscosity

Oct-19

Cement/11

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

Aug-19

Geochemical/15

Iron Ore – chemical compositional analysis

Dec-19

Air & Emissions/15

Particulate Matter on filter paper

Nov-19

Air & Emissions/16

To be determined

May-20

Textiles/4

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

Nov-19

PCBs in Oil/12

Aroclors 1016, 1242, 1254 & 1260

Mar-20

Biological 

Waters/66

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

23 Sep-19

Waters/67

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

Mar-20

Waters/68

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

24 Jun-20

Dialysis in Waters/5

Total viable counts

Feb-20

Pathogens in Food/40

Salmonella & Listeria & Cronobacter

9 Sep-19

Pathogens in Food/41

Salmonella & Listeria & Cronobacter

Apr-20

Legionella/59

Enumeration & identification

20 Aug-19

Legionella/60

Enumeration & identification

Feb-20

Non-Pathogens in Food/27

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

14 Oct-19

Non-Pathogens in Food/28

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

May-20

Algae/19

Enumeration & identification

Mar-20

Crypto & Giardia/44

Enumeration & identification

Oct-19

Crypto & Giardia/45

Enumeration & identification

Apr-20

Construction Materials  

Soils/26

Liquid Limit, Plastic limit, Plasticity Index, Linear Shrinkage, California Bearing Ratio 

Sep-19

Soils/27

Liquid Limit, Plastic limit, Plasticity index, Linear Shrinkage, Particle Size Distribution, Emerson Class

Mar-20

Concrete/27

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

Nov-19

Concrete/28

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

May-20

Aggregates/21

Uncompacted Bulk Density, Compacted Bulk Density, 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

Aug-19

Aggregates/22

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

Feb-20

Asphalt/10

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

Sep-19

Rocks/2

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

Oct-19

Mechanical 

Hardness Testing of Metals/17

Hardness testing of metal

Nov-19

Hardness Testing of Metals/18

Hardness testing of metal

May-20

Tensile Testing of Metals/13

Tensile testing of metal

Jan-20

Bolts/2

Tensile testing of bolts

Sep-19

Impact Testing of Metals/5

Charpy impact

Oct-19

NDT

 

 

Magnetic Particle Inspection

Steel pipe, plate and tee and Y

Upon request

Radiography

Steel pipe, plate and tee

Upon request

Ultrasonics/4

Steel pipe, plate and tee and Y

Schedule from Jul-19

Calibration  

Digital Multimeter/5

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-19

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

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

Upon request

Flow Meter/2

Flow rate between 0.5 and 65 m³ h-1

Schedule from Jul-19

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

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