Flowtech Life Science Laboratory and Analytical Testing Division

Highly trained and experienced scientists and technicians performing testing in Flowtechs’ NATA accredited laboratory ensures reliable and quality results for your product.

Flowtech Nationals’ ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation means that our technical knowledge and expertise in analytical testing is supported by Australia’s largest accreditation authority, NATA. Our clients range from PPE manufacturers, large scale hospitals, TGA registered manufacturing facilities, pharmaceutical and cosmetic manufacturers through to healthcare facilities and water utilities. Delivering results as quickly as possible whilst maintaining a high level of work quality is the key to meeting our clients’ expectations.

PPE – Face Mask Testing

Our purpose-built face mask testing facility specialises in the testing of face masks in accordance with AS 4381 and AS/NZS 1716, specifically:

Single-use face masks (AS 4381)

  • Bacterial Filtration Efficiency
  • Differential Pressure
  • Resistance to Blood Penetration


Respiratory Protective Devices (AS/NZS 1716)

  • Particle Filtration Efficiency
  • Inhalation Resistance
  • Facial Fit – Inward Leakage
  • Simulated Wear Treatment
Environmental Monitoring

Vital in monitoring the environmental and air quality of your facility, our testing services include:

  • High Volume Air Sampling
  • Settle Plate Testing
  • Surface Swab Testing
  • Contact Plate Testing
  • Clean Room Testing
R&D and New Product Development

Our highly adaptive and technical team can assist you with your project needs, including but not limited to:

  • PPE Performance Testing
  • Antibacterial Material Testing
  • Challenge Testing
 Water Analysis

Our water testing capabilities include:

  • Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC)
  • Coliforms
  • E. coli
  • Thermotolerant coliforms (inc. E. coli)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Legionella species