BSI Assurance Mark ISO 9001 RED

BTS in-house Testing & Research Laboratory is accredited by NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) for a wide assortment of tests of lifting and safety equipment testing to a wide variety of Australian, European and Military Standards.

With a Testing facility second to none, Beaver Technology Services Pty Limited is of the strong belief that one (1) good test is better than a thousand expert opinions and as a result we test our products. The Testing and Research Laboratory (TRL) operates under a quality system in accordance with AS NZS ISO 9001.

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BTS NATA scope of Accreditation #18940

13.05 Lifting gear and tensioning and staying systems

.51 Lifting appliances

Proof tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN on crane lifting gear, spreader beams, lifting beams, serial hoists, winches, suspension equipment and similar devices by the methods of AS 1418.1, AS 1481.2, AS/NZS 2693 appendix C and E, AS 4991, ABR5195
Durability, loss of height, operating force, overload and over travel tests on vehicle jacks
Onsite proof tests in the range of 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.61 Anchorages and supports

Proof tests in the range of 1kN to 2770kN on hooks, collared eyebolts, anchors, bollards (tugs) and similar devices by the methods of AS 2317, AS 2318, AS 2319, AS 3585
On-site proof tests in the range of 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.71 Chain

Proof tests and break tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
Breaking load and elongation tests in the range of 1kN to 2770 kN by the methods of AS 2321, AS 4797 and ASTM A 973/A 973M – 01
On-site proof tests in the range of 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.72 Wire rope

Proof tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
Breaking load and elongation tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
On-site proof tests in the range 5kN to 50kN by the methods of AS 3569, ABR5195

.74 Synthetic webbing flat slings

Proof tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
Breaking load and elongation tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN by the methods of AS 1353.1, .2, AS 1438.1, .2
On-site proof tests in the range of 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.75 Chain slings

Proof tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
Breaking load and elongation tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN by the methods of AS 3775.2
On-site proof testing in the range 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.76 Wire rope slings

Proof tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
Breaking load and extension tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN by the methods of AS 1666.1, .2
On-site proof tests in the range 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.77 Fibre rope slings

Proof tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
Breaking load and elongation tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN by the methods of AS 1380
On-site proof tests in the range of 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.78 Synthetic fibre round slings

Proof tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN
Break tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN by the methods of AS 4497.1
On-site proof tests in the range 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.81 Fittings

Proof and breaking load tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN on shackles, swivels, eyebolts, rigging screws, turnbuckles, thimbles, ferrules, hooks, sheave blocks, snatch blocks and grips by the methods of AS 2089, AS 2317, AS 2318, AS 2319, AS 2740, AS 2741, AS 3850, AS 3585, AS 3776, AS 3777, BS 4429, BS 4278
Proof tests and break tests in the range of 1kN to 2770kN on vertical and horizontal plate clamps, re-usable concrete lifting equipment by the methods of AS 4991 and AS 3850
On-site proof tests in the range 5kN to 50kN by the methods of ABR5195

.85 Cargo restraint systems

Proof and break load tests in the range 1kN to 2770kN on transport chain and components by the methods of AS/NZS 4344
Proof and breaking load tests in the range of 1kN to 2770kN on transport webbing and components by the methods of AS/NZS 4380


13.42 Industrial restraint devices

.21 Harnesses

Static and dynamic tests
Industrial fall arrest systems by the methods of AS/NZS 1891.1 (excluding appendix A, B and F)
Horizontal lifeline and rail systems by the methods of AS/NZS 1891.2 excluding appendix C)
Fall-arrest devices by the methods of AS/NZS 1891.3 (appendix C and D)
Descender devices by the methods of IS EN 341 clause 5.3
Guided type fall arrestors (including a rigid rail) by the methods of IS EN 351
Anchor devices by the methods of IS EN 795

13.44 Structural assemblies

.04 Protective enclosures, fences and safety barriers

Walkways and working platforms
Concentrated and distributed load tests to clause 4.2..5 of ISO 14122-2
Proof load test on guard rails and posts to section 8.2 of EN ISO 14122-3

Temporary edge protection system
Proof load test to clause 7.4 of IS EN 13374

Our range of test equipment includes;

  • 100T Vertical
  • 30T Vertical
  • 100T Compression Machine
  • 20T Vertical Panel
  • 270T Horizontal Computer Operated Testing Machine complete with a 10 metre effective length that incorporates 2 Testing Cylinders, one for 225T and the secondary for testing 50T.
  • Hardness and Lanyard Drop Test Height Safety Tower
  • Roof Safety Anchor Drop Test Tower
  • Salt Spray Testing Machine for corrosion resistance of coated products.
  • Magnetic Particle Testing Machine
  • Portable MPT/Gamma Testing Machine
  • Charpy Impact Testing Machine
  • Radiographic Testing Machine
  • 5T, 10, 25T, 50T Portable Load-Cell
  • Compression Load Cell to 100T
  • Enerpac Testing Machines incorporating Pad Eye Presses for Testing on Australian Navy Vessels
  • Height Safety and Space Anchor Point, Bollard and Base Testing Machine and Jigs
  • Vickers Hardness Testing Machine for Brinnell Hardness of Materials
  • Portable Hardness Testing Machine
  • Microscope and Photographic Equipment for Testing of Products
  • Chain Block Testing Machine

*Note: Not all test equipment above is included in the BTS NATA Scope of accreditation