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Flammability Testing - Scope Expanded

AWTA Product Testing has recently obtained ISO 17025 accreditation for the flammability test ISO 5660.1 and ISO 5660.2 (Reaction to Fire test – heat release, smoke production and mass loss rate – cone calorimeter).

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New Spectrophotometer - Now Available

AWTA Product Testing has recently commissioned a new Datacolor Spectraflash 650 dual beam spectrophotometer to improve upon and broaden our photometric measurement capability.

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Christmas Closure Times

AWTA Product Testing will be closed over the Christmas / New Year Period - please organise your testing and sample sending around the upcoming closure times.

Dates of Closure: 24th December 2014 to 12th of January 2015

Revisions to the Children's Nightwear & Limited Daywear Standard (AS/NZS 1249)

In June 2014 Standards Australia published AS/NZS 1249-2014, the revision of AS/NZS 1249-2003.

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AS 3789.6-1996 - Textile Testing for Healthcare Facilities & Institutions

Australian Standard (AS) 3789.6 specifies performance requirements for health care textiles together with the relevant test methods for each end use category.

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