Memberships 2017-11-09T20:28:21+00:00

We are proud to be Members of the following organisations.

alt vacuumScience Industry Australia Ltd (SIA) is the peak national industry association in Australia for organisations which are a producer, provider or user of science industry goods and/or services.  SIA represents the professional science industry, and members include scientific and life science product and equipment suppliers; scientific, analytical and diagnostic equipment manufacturers, exporters and importers; chemical and gas companies; software companies; specialised service providers; analytical and research facilities and laboratory managers.
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ARC logo vacuumThe Australian Refrigeration Council Ltd

The Australian Refrigeration Council Ltd (ARC) administers refrigerant handling licences and refrigerant trading authorisations on behalf of the Australian Government, to professionals in the refrigeration/air conditioning and auto industry.

We also assist with the administration of the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) star rating labelling scheme.


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 The Vacuum Society of Australia

The Vacuum Society of Australia (VSA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of vacuum science relating to vacuum technology, materials, surfaces, interfaces, thin films and plasmas and to providing a variety of educational opportunities.

The Society welcomes participation from all its members, and encourages student involvement. It is the Australian body representing IUVSTA (International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications).

The VSA publishes the Newsletter “OZVAC” which includes scientific and technical articles, product information from manufacturers as well as a ‘For Sale/Wanted section’ and other possibilities for those in the field of Vacuum Science to Network and communicate.

Membership is open to all interested parties and discounts for Student membership available.

VSA runs a number of Vacuum Technology short courses. The courses are suitable for researchers, technicians and engineers. Vacuum Technology courses cover the fundamental theory, practical knowledge and computer laboratories simulating real vacuum systems. Comprehensive notes are provided. Click on the image to test your practical knowledge of a diffusion pump system.