Research Facilities

Processing facilities

  • Electric heated Rotary kiln
  • Transferred arc plasma furnace
  • Vacuum Induction melting furnace
  • Reduction furnace set up
  • Horizontal High Energy Planetary mill
  • Microwave Furnace
  • High pressure leaching reactor
  • Disc pelletizer
  • Flotation units
  • High temperature furnaces
  • Vacuum Sealing unit

Characterization facilities

  • XRF for composition analysis
  • AAS for analysis of elements
  • TG-DTA Analysis
  • Particle size analyzer
  • Optical microscope with image analysis for liberation study

Research Facilities (Equipment)

  • Aluminum and Magnesium Melting and Casting Facilities
  • Squeeze, Low pressure and centrifugal casting facility
  • Liquid Metal Stir casting process for composite synthesis
  • Compocasting setup
  • Squeeze infiltration setup for selectively reinforced and functionally graded composites
  • Casting Modeling & Simulation facility (Thermocalc, Virtual Casting)
  • Electroless & Electroplating, Dip, Spin and Spray Coating Facilities
  • Molten salt electrodeposition set up
  • DC and Pulse power supply
  • Optical and stereo microscopes
  • Macro and micro hardness testers
  • Mechanical Testing (Tensile and Creep)
  • Wear & Friction monitor
  • UV Spectrophotometer
  • Thermogravimetry and Differential Thermal Analyser.
  • Optical Emission Spectrometer
  • Electrochemical workstation
  • Salt spray unit
  • Heat treatment furnaces and ovens
  • Induction and vacuum furnaces
  • Hydraulic press (25 T, 100 T, 150 T)
  • Ultrasonicator, pH meters and few accessories for surface treatment and coating of dispersoids.
  • Autoclave and centrifuge for nanoparticle synthesis

Metallurgical Processing Facility for  Squeeze Casting of Aerospace and Automotive Components (Bhuler Evolution 340)

Research Highlights


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Moments of Workshop