We have the only laboratory in New Zealand able to perform Proof and Hydro stretch tests up to 70000kPa (or 10000 psi). We use a water jacketed rig to test fibre-wrapped breathing apparatus (BA) cylinders, SCUBA cylinders, life raft cylinders and air receivers.

Welcome to
Tank Test laboratories

Tank Test Laboratories operates IANZ (International Accreditation New Zealand) cylinder testing laboratories based in Manukau and Christchurch.

Tank Test performs unique and different tests:

  • Hydro tests
  • Burst tests
  • Fatigue (pulsation) tests
  • Mechanical tests
  • EPA approved type testing of new cylinders
  • Intermediate bulk container (IBC) testing

    At Tank Test Laboratories we are
    accredited to test:

    • LPG and CNG cylinders up to 3000L WC
    • LPG and CNG automotive cylinders
    • Refrigerant drums and other liquefied gas cylinders
    • Oxygen, SCUBA and breathing air cylinders
    • Low and high pressure fire extinguishers
    • Custom made cylinders and tanks
    • Pipes, hoses, valves and fittings
    • Stainless steel cylinders

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