General Industry Surveillance (GIS), located in Melbourne Victoria, offers a wide range of materials testing services to fire engineers, building owners, building insurers, and other stakeholders in Australian industry. GIS has been certified by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) as one of the trusted testing organisations nation-wide. We can accurately identify the flammability, composition and toxicity of ACPs and insulations, and provide ACP classification in accordance to the ICA categories. GIS labs use an extensive range of analytical techniques including FT-IR, XRD, XRF, and other facilities to identify polymers and mineral fillers compositions in aluminium claddings. Our materials experts, which are mostly PhDs in chemistry, are also specialised in phase and elemental analysis for minerals, metals, polymers, composites, and many other material types.

GIS is one of the leader lab in materials testing and consulting Australia wide.

Our services

Cladding Testing

General Industry Surveillance (GIS) has been certified by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) as one of the trusted cladding testing organization nation-wide. Our laboratories offer a range of mechanical, physical and chemical composition testing services. GIS is approved to provide ACP classification in accordance to the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) categories. Our materials experts are PhDs in Chemistry and Materials Science. Our experts have more than 30 years’ experience in materials testing and analysis.

Polymer Testing

GIS can assess the quality and chemical, mechanical and thermal properties of plastics, polymers and composite materials to Australian (AS/NZS), ASTM and ISO standards.  We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality test data. We are capable of developing a custom testing program for pre-compliance with international standards or general quality assurance.

Geosynthetic Testing

GIS offers a comprehensive range of geosynthetic testing, covering Geosynthetic Clay Liner, Geomembranes, Geotextiles and Geocomposites. Testing is conducted in accordance with ASTM International, ISO, GRI, and Australian/New Zealand standards (AS/NZS). Our staff has years of experience testing and designing with geosynthetics materials. We’ve provided these services in support of thousands of projects including solid waste, mechanically-stabilized earth (MSE) walls, roadways, and lagoons.

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General Industry Surveillance (GIS) Pty Ltd
Postal Address: PO Box 12236, A’Beckett Street, Vic 8006
Lab Address: Unit 2, 162-172 Old Geelong Rd Hoppers Crossing VIC 3029

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Working hours

Mondy-Friday: 8:00 - 18:00

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed