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AWTA has expertise in:

  • Laboratory testing
  • Instrumentation design and manufacture
    • WoolComfortMeter & WoolHandleMeter - next-to-skin garment measurement equipment
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  • Research and Development
  • Australia-wide sample retrieval
AWTA specialises in testing services for the agricultural and manufacturing sectors, providing independent testing, accurate results and innovative solutions.

AWTA Raw Wool  

AWTA Raw Wool Australia is the largest division within AWTA Ltd and is comprised of:

  • Sampling Operations
  • Raw Wool Laboratories
  • Data Processing Operations
  • Technical & Quality Control

Key services are sampling, testing and certifying the yield, fibre diameter, vegetable matter content, staple length and staple strength of greasy wool before it is sold. In addition, AWTA Raw Wool offers non-certified testing of raw wool, scoured and carbonised wool and speciality fibres such as Mohair, Alpaca and Cashmere.

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  • Wool certification
  • Yield & micron
  • Staple length & strength
  • Fleece measurement


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Wool TestingPDF

Agrifood Technology

Agrifood Technology test results provide valuable information for use in all areas of agribusiness and assist commercial businesses to meet consumer expectations for the assurance of the quality and safety of food, feed and other agricultural products.

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Nutritional Testing

Agrifood Technology will assist you to meet rigorous regulatory codes and mandatory food standards, and comply with all of the Australian and international quality control and labeling requirements. With highly experienced scientists, and quality assured scientific testing in state-of-the-art laboratories, Agrifood Technology will quickly and accurately determine the nutritional value of your product.

  • Nutritional labelling
  • Allergens
  • Microbiological
  • Gluten
  • Cholesterol
  • Heavy Metals
  • Vitamins


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Fresh Produce TestingPDF

Food Safety Testing

Agrifood Technology is one of Australia's leading pesticide residue testing laboratories. With over 20 years of combined experience in pesticide residue testing, meeting the strictest guidelines of our own quality programs, HACCP, SQF, WQA and other regulatory systems.

We test over 20,000 samples a year for pesticide residue testing using automated analytical instruments.
  • Pesticide Residues
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Fumigants
  • Herbicides    
  • Microbiological    
  • Mycotoxins    
  • Heavy metals   


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Food Safety & Nutritional TestingPDF


Grain and Flour Testing

Agrifood Technology provides testing for grain quality assessment. The high milling quality of Australian wheat assures its value on the world market. Being able to provide customers with information as to the suitability of this wheat to particular processing techniques and end products is of immense value.

  • Wheat quality    
  • Flour Quality
  • Baking Quality    
  • Farinograph
  • Extensograph     
  • Protein
  • Wet Gluten  


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Grain & Flour TestingPDF


FeedTest is operated by Agrifood Technology and have a wealth of experience in the use of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) for feed testing in Australia. FeedTest provide quality results and service that enable clients to make informed decisions on feed quality, feeding strategies and the trading of feed products.

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  • Hay
  • Grains
  • Pellets                           
  • Silage
  • Mixed Feed
  • Pasture


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FeedTest BrochurePDF

Fodder TestingPDF

AWTA Product Testing

AWTA Product Testing provides independent materials testing to a broad range of industries within Australia and International markets including fibres, yarns, textiles, plastics, flammability, automotive, building products, glass, carpets, flooring materials, retail products, health care, insulation, clothing, weathering and laminates.

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  • Flammability
  • Textiles
  • Weathering
  • Automotive
  • Reflectance
  • Mechanical & Chemical Testing

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Reflectance TestingPDF


AWTA and the Jiangsu Inspection Corporation (JSIC) operate JinAo Testing Company located in China. JinAo has the capacity to test a wide variety of commodities including textiles, fibres, materials, chemical products, minerals, building materials, toys and ceramics. It is a member of Interwoolabs and has CNAS Accreditation and a skilled team to carry out tests to a range of international standards such as GB, AS, ASTM, AATCC, ISO and BS.

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  • Textiles
  • Chemical Products
  • Minerals
  • Building materials
  • Toys
  • Ceramics


NZWTA (New Zealand Wool Testing Authority) is the leading wool and textile testing company for the independent sampling, testing and quality certificate of greasy & scoured wool, other animal fibres, tops, yarns, fabrics and carpets and other textile products. NZWTA offer a comprehensive certification service.

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  • Greasy and scoured wool
  • Staple & fibre length
  • Fleece measurement
  • Fibre, fabric & carpet evaluations
  • Flammability testing
  • Chemical testing

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