FUNCTIONAL ROLE OF LAB
Our Ductile Iron and Grey Iron modern Foundry has a fully equipped and modified cum updated laboratory with strict quality control at every stage from incoming raw material to finished product.
It can undertake the manufacturing facility of Ductile iron material grade SG 350/22,420/5,500/7,550/6, 400/15, 450/12, 400/10, 400/18, 400/18L, 600/3, 600/10, 700/2 and Gray iron casting material grade FG-150, FG-200, FG-220, FG-225, FG-250, FG -260, FG-300, FG-350 & FCD 250
The Lab carries
A. Inspection/checking/Collection of incoming raw material of all types , related to foundry industry.
B. Spectroscopic analysis of metal by conventional method in our NABL accredited lab with ARL 3460 optical emission spectrometer (2 nos.) for both bath and final metal sample. Sample polishing machine – 2 nos.
C. Chemical/Wet analysis of raw material by –
1) Digital Muffle Furnace
2) Strohlein Apparatus
3) Digital Balance
4) Digital Hot Air Oven
5) Hot Plate
6) Double Distillation Plant
7) Digital pH Meter
8) Digital Conductivity Meter and TDS Meter
10) Clay Washer
11) Sieve Shaker
12) Radioactivity Checker(Micro R Survey Meter)
13) Glass Thermometer
14) Viscosity Cup
15) Digital Stop Watch
16) Platinum Crucible
17) All type of inorganic and organic chemicals. Glass apparatus, Titration, Digestion, Fusion equipment.
D. Mechanical testing of metal casting by Electronic Universal Testing Machine with capacities 600 KN and 100 KN.
E. Mechanical Testing of material (Sample Test Bar, finished product) by optical Brinell Hardness Testing Machine 0-3000 – 2 nos.
F. Impact testing of material (Casting Test Bar, finished product) by
1) Impact Testing Machine (Pendulum Type)
2) Automatic Broaching Machine
3) Frizer &
4) Profile Projector
G. Proof test of metal bar by Electronic Extensometers / Mechanical Extensometers
H. Metallographic Analysis of final ductile iron sample and of finished product sample of ductile and gray iron by Microscope with
1) Image Analyser Leica DMi8 A -1 no.
2) Leica DMILM HC -1 no. &
3) Hot Press Mounting Machine
I. Chemical Analysis (Active Clay, LOI, Total Clay, AFS No. VM of samples related with Green Sand Moulding Process (Green Moulding Sand, Chemical Bonded Sand – NO BAKE, Cold Box System Sand) and after that analysis of prepared sand with the equipments/lnstruments:
1) Sand Rammer
2) Universal Sand Testing Machine
3) Permeability Meter
4) Hot Air Oven
5) Compactibility Tester
6) Mould Hardness Tester
7) Wet Tensile Tester
8) Flowability / Mouldability Tester
9) Sieve Analysis
10) Shatter Index
11) Digital Moisture Tester
12) Clay Tester
13) Core Hardness Tester
14) Mould Strength Tester
15) Sand Muller
16) Core Gas Determination
17) Friability Tester.