The CERDC consists of fully equipped testing and research laboratories, namely Electrical Testing laboratory, Mechanical Testing Laboratory, Physical Testing Laboratory, Chemical Testing Laboratory, Mineralogy and Product Testing laboratory.
Electrical Testing Lab
(132 kv class)
The Electrical Testing Laboratory conducts the Visual Discharge test, Visual Discharge test, Impulse voltage with stand test, Puncture test, Impulse voltage test, Flow detection test, Wet power frequency voltage with stand test.
- Visual Discharge Test
Impulse Voltage Test
- Impulse Voltage with stand Test
Mechanical Testing Lab
The Mechanical Testing Laboratory conducts the Visual examination Verification of dimensions test, Temperature cycle test, Electro-Mechanical failing load test, Mechanical failing load test, 24 hour Mechanical strength test, Porosity test, Galvanizing test, TMT bar/angle plate/pipe tensile test, bend-rebend test. Hardness and toughness tests, Hardness and toughness tests, Compression test of tile/brick/cube etc, Insulators type test as per Indian standards.
The Physical Testing Laboratory conducts the pH value test, Fired colour test, Particle size analysis, Wet and Dry sieve analysis test, Viscosity test, TGA/DTA test, Dilatometer test, Green and fired MOR test, Grit Content test, Moisture content test, Impact strength test, Reflectance test, Dry and fired modulus of rupture test, Dry and fired shrinkage test, Apparent density and porosity test, Bulk density test, Water absorption test, Crazing test.
The Chemical Testing Laboratory conducts the Chemical analysis of all ceramic raw materials like clay, Dolomite Quartz, Feldspar, Cement, Gypsum And POP &finished products etc by classical/ instrumental method. Chemical analysis i.e. SiO2,Fe2O3,TiO2,CaO,MgO,Na2O,K2O & LOI etc. Testing of heavy metals in water Testing of Petroleum products.
Mineralogy & Product Testing
The Mineralogy and Product Testing laboratory conducts the Design and development of insulators as per properties of insulators body characteristics, Ultrafine grinding of ceramic body mixing.