SGS Fiber Testing Lab

SGS is an approved fiber testing lab for the AOA Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) program.

Accuracy and precision of mean fibre diameter measurement at SGS Wool Testing Services (pdf)

First, use AOA's Online Shear Report Tool to report your data and prepare your samples. If you are unfamiliar with the Shear Report Tool, read the article Shear Report Guide for directions.

After your data is reported and your samples prepared, follow the steps below to order your fiber testing.

Order and pay for testing on SGS's website at onlineservices.sgs.com/nz/fleece-flock-testing/AFTLFT.

Step 1

Chose Yocom-McColl Alpaca Breeders – EPD Package in the drop-down menu. Select the number of fiber samples you are sending in for testing and then click "Add To Cart."

Yocom-McColl Alpaca Breeders

Step 2

Review your order for the correct amount, make any necessary adjustments, and then click "Checkout" when ready.

SGS Checkout

Step 3

Fill-in email, name, and address. Read through the Terms and Conditions of Sales and SGS Online Privacy Statement. Check each box to agree and then click "Place Order.'

SGS Place Order

Step 4

Chose either Mastercard or Visa as your payment option.

SGS payment options

Step 5

Complete your credit card information and click "Pay."

SGS credit card information

Step 6

After submitting payment successfully, you will receive an email with your order reference along with shipping instructions and a customs form. Consider adding sgs.com as a trusted domain in your email client. If you did not receive your order receipt and shipping instructions, try searching your spam folder. Contact the office with any questions.

Support

For questions or help regarding the SGS website contact SGS at woolonline@sgs.com.

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