IBC Recertification

Repairs to be IBCs can be done and supported with documentation to ensure their compliance to the ADG 7.5 Edition.

Mobile testing can be done through an online enquiry for quotation.

 IBC’s used for the transportation of dangerous goods are governed by a strict criteria based on United Nations Regulations and endorsed by Federal Legislation.

 Below are useful and important excerpts from the “Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail  Edition. 7.5 ”

 

6.5.4 Testing, certification and inspection

6.5.4.1 Quality assurance: –the IBCs must be manufactured and tested under a quality assurance programme … in order to ensure that each manufactured IBC meets the requirements of this

6.5.4.2 Test requirements: –IBCs must be subject to design type tests and, if applicable, to initial and periodic inspections and tests in accordance with 6.5.4.4

 

6.5.4.4 Inspection and testing

6.5.4.4.1 Every metal, rigid plastics and composite IBCs must be inspected to the satisfaction of the competent authority:

(a) Before it is put into service (including after remanufactured), and thereafter at intervals not exceeding five years, with regard to:

(i) Conformity to design type including marking;

(ii) Internal and external condition;

(iii) Proper functioning of service equipment;

Thermal insulation, if any, need be removed only to the extent necessary for a proper examination of the body of the IBC;

(b) At intervals of not more than two and a half years, with regard to:

(i) External condition;

(ii) Proper functioning of service equipment; thermal insulation, if any, need be removed only to the extent necessary for a proper examination of the body of the IBC. Each IBC must correspond in all respects to its design type.

  

6.5.6.7.3 Method of testing and pressure to be applied

The test must be carried out for a period of at least 10 minutes using air at a gauge pressure of not less than 20 kPa (0.2 bar). The air tightness of the IBC must be determined by a suitable method such as by air-pressure differential test or by immersing the IBC in water