In the Laboratory of Accessories of the INSTITUTO DEL GAS ARGENTINO are accomplished the necessary tests for the certification of:

  • Thermostats
  • Cocks
  • Safety devices
  • Filters
  • Pressure regulators
  • Gas meters
  • Pipes
  • Fittings for gas systems
  • Valves
  • Joint door - framework for gas cabinets
  • Anodes for storage water heaters
  • Sealant paste

The Laboratory of Accesories has a chamber of cold-heat in the range from -55C to 60 C (-67 to 176F) controlled by computer; a test stand totally automated for the test of pressure regulators, for flows up to 250 m3/hr; equipment for coating thickness measurements, devices for measurement of wrinkling, a saline fog chamber, a test stand for cathodic disbondment, an analytical balance, devices for impact and cycling for tests of durability and equipment for aging test by heat.