• pilot-plant-for-sol-gelPilot plant for sol-gel nanoparticle synthesis
  • flexible-butyl-rubber-SrTiO3 Flexible butyl rubber-SrTiO3 microwave substrates
  • magnesium-boride Magnesium boride based superconductor wire development program
  • gear-housing-fabricatedGear housing fabricated by Sic reinforced aluminium matrix composites
  • typical-rigid-mouldedTypical rigid moulded samples based on Coir-Rubber-Composites

Research Facilities

  • An electrically heated rotary kiln ( 150 mm. dia. X  6000 mm.L) for solid state reduction of minerals – a pilot plant facility.
  • Vacuum Induction Furnace.
  • Thermal Analyser, TG-DTA.
  • BET Surface Area Analyzer.
  • Electrochemical System.
  • UV – Visible spectrophotometer.
  • Drum magnetic separator.
  • Disc Pelletiser.
  • High temperature resistance heating furnaces.
  • Wet chemical analytical facilities.
  • Thermal Analysis – TG/DTA, TMA (Shimadzu)
  • Spectroscopic Analysis – FTIR (Nicolet), UV spectrophotometers (Shimadzu)
  • Flourescence spectrophoto meter
  • Adsorption Characteristics – Surface area analyzer (Micromeritics)
  • Particle Size & Zeta potential measurements – Laser Zeta Sizer (Malvern)
  • Optical Characterization – Stereo Microscope with Image Analysis (Leica)
  • Optical Microscope with Image analysis (Bio Tech)
  • Rheology – Tensio meter (Physica), Rheo Visco meter (Anden Paar)
  • Electrical Characterization – Impedance analyzer 4192 A (HP)
  • Processing – Dip coater (KSV), High Temperature furnaces (Nabertherm), Polisher/ Grinder (Buhler), Cutter (MOTOPOL), Single screw Ceramic Extruder (Dr. Collin’s)
  • Nano Indentor (Micro materials, UK)
  • UV Reactor (Rayonet)
  • X-Ray Difractometer
  • Closed cycle helium cryostat
  • Liquid Helium Cryostat
  • Facility for superconducting wire making and characterization
  • Vacuum furnaces (up to 12000C)
  • LCR meter
  • Net Work analyzer up to 6 GHz
  • Kneading machine
  • Hot press (up to 300oC)
  • Ultrasonic drilling machine
  • Cutting machine
  • Dilatometer
  • SEM and EDS
  • HRTEM
  • Impedance Analyzer
  • Liquid Nitrogen Plant
  • Centrifugal casting facility (Horizontal and vertical)
  • Directional solidification setup
  • Eddy current electrical conductivity meter
  • Electrical resistance type melting furnace (up to 20 kg Al)
  • Gravity, low pressure, squeeze and semisolid casting facility
  • Heat treatment furnaces
  • Hydraulic presses (150 and 25 tonnes)
  • Jolt – squeeze sand moulding machine
  • Optical image analyzer – Clemex Vision
  • Optical Microscopes
  • Leitz – Metallopan, Orthoplan
  • Leica – DMRX with Digital Camera and Image Analyser
  • Hardness Tester (Brinel and Vickers)
  • Micro hardness testers
  • SETRAM SETSYS TG 16 Thermal Analyser
  • Thermal Analyser (Melt Lab) and Data acquisition system
  • Ultrasonic tester – Krautkramer USIP 12
  • Vacuum infiltration setup
  • 10 Ton Instron testing machine (Dynamic and Static)
  • + GF + Sand testing equipments
Research Highlights