Facilities

0.3 M TUNNEL

Posted On : 12 Oct, 2017

0.3 m Tunnel

The 0.3m trisonic wind tunnel at NAL was commissioned in 1965 and has been extensively used ever since for various aerospace programs. Compressed air is supplied through the…

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0.5 M BASE FLOW TUNNEL

Posted On : 12 Oct, 2017

0.5 m Base flow Tunnel

0.5 m Base flow facility is one of unique facility in the world which is used to study the afterbody nozzle flow studies. The model support interference on the…

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0.55 LOW SPEED WIND TUNNEL

Posted On : 12 Oct, 2017

0.55 Low speed wind tunnel

The 0.55m Low Speed Wind Tunnel was commissioned in 1970 with a circular cross section test section. The circular test cross section was converted into a…

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0.6M TRISONIC WIND TUNNEL

Posted On : 24 Nov, 2017

0.6m Trisonic Wind Tunnel

Working section

0.6m x 0.6m

Operation

Intermittent blowdown

Mach number range

0.2 to 4.0

Stagnation pressure…

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1.2M TRISONIC WIND TUNNEL

Posted On : 24 Nov, 2017

1.2m Trisonic Wind Tunnel

Working section

1.2m x 1.2m

Operation

Intermittent blowdown

Test duration

40 seconds (typical)

Mach number range…

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1.5M LOW SPEED WIND TUNNEL

Posted On : 12 Oct, 2017

1.5m Low speed wind tunnel

The 1.5m Low speed wind tunnel is one of the very few experimental facilities in the country which is used both for industrial and fundamental research. It is…

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3 AXIS CNC VERTICAL MACHINING CENTRE FACILITY

Posted On : 12 Dec, 2017

3 Axis CNC Vertical Machining Centre Facility

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3D COORDINATE MEASURING MACHINE INSPECTION FACILITY

Posted On : 12 Dec, 2017

3D Coordinate Measuring Machine Inspection Facility

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3D LAYOUT MARKING & MEASURING MACHINE

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

3D Layout Marking & Measuring machine

The machine enables rapid, easy and accurate marking of components viz moulds, castings etc. Using different accessories available along with the…

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3D PRINTING FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

3D Printing Facility

Year of Establishment : 2016

Test Application : 3D printing for components & assembly (polymers), Low speed wind tunnel model

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3D WEAVING FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

3D weaving facility

Specifications of 3D weaving facilities at NAL

Multibeam Take-up-at-will 3D weaving loom

Working width : 400 mm

Max thickness achievable with…

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3D-PROFILOMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

3D-Profilometer

A 3D-profilometer is used to study the surface features such as roughness, topography and flatness. The NanoMap3D contact profiler has both fine and coarse range scans.…

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5 AXIS HIGH SPEED CNC MACHINING FACILITY

Posted On : 25 Aug, 2020

5 Axis High Speed CNC Machining Facility

5 Axis High Speed CNC Machining Center

Description

Specification

Model

Breton Matrix 800

Table…

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ACOUSTIC TEST FACLITY

Posted On : 22 Nov, 2017

ACOUSTIC TEST FACLITY

Acoustic Test Facility (ATF) was established in the year 1986 and is a national facility for testing satellites and launch vehicle stages & subsystems for the…

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ACRYLONITRILE POLYMERIZATION FACILITY

Posted On : 20 Nov, 2017

Acrylonitrile polymerization facility

The center has a pilot plant scale CSTR mode polymerization facility for acrylonitrile polymerization. The…

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ADAPTIVE ANTENNA FACILITY

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

Adaptive Antenna Facility

This adaptive antenna facility has been established under National Facility Creation Project of CSIR 11th Five Year Plan. The objective was towards design, simulation…

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ADVANCED RHEOMETER EXPANSION SYSTEM (ARES)

Posted On : 28 Dec, 2017

Advanced Rheometer Expansion System (ARES)

ARES is a controlled strain/stress rheometer for evaluating viscoelastic properties of materials such as steady shear viscosity, normal force,…

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AEROELASTIC TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Aeroelastic Test Facility

Year of Establishment    : 1980

Test Application : Aircraft and launch vehicle

Test Features : Aerodynamic and buffet load estimation

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AIR PLASMA SPRAY FACILITY

Posted On : 30 Nov, 2017

Air Plasma spray facility

Atmospheric plasma spray facility is one of the important and most widely used thermal spray techniques.  In atmospheric plasma spray process, ceramic powders…

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AIRCRAFT SHEET METAL COMPONENTS FORMING FACILITY

Posted On : 12 Dec, 2017

Aircraft Sheet Metal Components Forming Facility

Hydraulic Rubber Pad Press

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ANODIZATION PILOT PLANT FACILITY

Posted On : 30 Nov, 2017

Anodization pilot plant facility

Anodization is a simple electrochemical process in which thicker oxide layers (2 to 30 µm) can be obtained on aluminium and its alloys in a suitable…

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ATMOSPHERIC ELECTROMAGNETICS AND MODELLING LAB

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

Atmospheric Electromagnetics and Modelling Lab

This lab is mainly involved in carrying out development of physical schemes for atmospheric models and also to study the effect of various…

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ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY (AFM)

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Atomic force microscopy (AFM)

Atomic force microscopy is used to measure the nanoscale surface roughness, study the surface morphology, grain size analysis, determination of…

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ATTITUDE ESTIMATION FOR LCA

Posted On : 24 Nov, 2017

Attitude estimation for LCA

Designed and developed a unique attitude determination algorithm for a high performance fighter aircraft (LCA) using only sensors connected to DFCC. This…

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AUTOCLAVES

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Autoclaves

Autoclave processing is used for the manufacture of superior quality structural components containing high fibre volume fraction and low void content. The autoclave is a…

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AUTOCLAVES FOR CURING OF COMPOSITES

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Autoclaves for curing of composites

Specifications: 

1.   450mm dia, 500mm length, 200 Deg C, 7 bar – Desk top Autoclave

2.   900mm dia X900mm length    - 10 bar, 250 Deg…

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AVIONICS INTEGRATION LABORATORY

Posted On : 13 Nov, 2017

Avionics Integration Laboratory

The lab used for Systems Engineering activities of the division and concentrated towards the design, development, integration/testing and certification of…

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BALL MILL

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Ball mill

Planetary ball mill is used for fine grinding of hard, soft, brittle and tough metallic, ceramic and composite materials. It can also be used for mixing and homogenization of…

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BEARINGS & ROTOR DYNAMICS LABORATORY

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Bearings & Rotor Dynamics Laboratory

Bearings & Rotor Dynamics Laboratory of Propulsion Division comprises of National Test Facility for Rolling Element Bearings and Advanced…

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BLOCK FORCE MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT (TF ANALYZER 2000)

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Block Force Measurement Equipment (TF Analyzer 2000)

It measures the block force, displacement and hysteresis loop of the multilayered stack.

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CEM DESIGN CENTRES

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

CEM Design Centres

This design and simulation centre is equipped with high end workstations and indigenously developed electromagnetic softwares which can solve various electromagnetic…

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CHARACTERIZATION FACILITY

Posted On : 20 Nov, 2017

Characterization facility

Characterization facility at CCFP is well equipped with analytical instruments required for polymer, fiber and resin analysis. New techniques/analysis method…

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CHEMICAL VAPOUR INFILTRATION (CVI) REACTOR

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Chemical Vapour Infiltration (CVI) Reactor

CVI Reactor is used to carry out the CVI process, in which the gaseous precursors are transported to the interior of a heated porous preform,…

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CLASS 10,000 CLEAN ROOM

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Class 10,000 clean room

A 10,000 class clean room facility has been established for the fabrication of micron size devices on different type of wafers.  It houses a mask aligner and a…

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CLOSED CIRCUIT CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR TEST RIG FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Closed circuit Centrifugal Compressor Test Rig Facility

FACILITY 1: Closed circuit Centrifugal Compressor Test Rig Facility

The Closed Circuit Centrifugal Compressor Test Rig (…

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Cold Spray

Posted On : 11 Nov, 2021

The low-pressure cold spray (LPCS) process is a thermal spray process that operates at relatively low pressures (5 bar) and temperatures compared to the other thermal…

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COMBUSTION AND GAS DYNAMICS LABORATORY

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Combustion and Gas Dynamics Laboratory

Combustion laboratory is involved in the design, development, testing and analysis of gas turbine combustors for small gas turbine engines. In this…

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COMPONENT LEVEL STATIC TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 27 Oct, 2021

Static strength testing of transport, military aircraft and UAV structural components

 

Static Strength Evaluation tests of various  airframe components to demonstrate compliance…

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COMPOSITE BLADE FABRICATION FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Composite Blade Fabrication Facility

Composite blades of various sizes in the range of 3 feet to 70 feet can be fabricated in this Facility.Stringent Quality Control norms are adhered to…

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COMPOSITE REPAIR FACILITY

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Composite Repair Facility

The use of composite materials in aerospace industry has risen significantly in recent years. Hence, there is a strong need for repair technologies on primary…

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COMPOSITES FABRICATION FACILITY

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Composites Fabrication Facility

Objective of the facility :

Development of airworthy composite parts.

Specification of the facility :

Clean Room

A clean…

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COMPRESSED AIR FACILITIES

Posted On : 24 Nov, 2017

Compressed Air Facilities

Compressed air facility supplies compressed air to all the facilities in CSIR-NAL Belur campus

• Two numbers of 4-stage centrifugal compressors with…

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COMPUTER CONTROLLED FABRIC IMPREGNATION MACHINE

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Computer Controlled Fabric Impregnation Machine

This Computer Controlled Fabric Impregnation Machine (CCFIM) is a versatile facility, first of its kind in the country, which can handle a…

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COMPUTER CONTROLLED VIBRATION QUALIFICATION TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Computer Controlled Vibration Qualification Test Facility

Year of Establishment : 2000

Test Application : Aircraft subsystems, Automotive and rail systems

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CONTACT ANGLE ANALYZER

Posted On : 27 Aug, 2021

Contact angle analyzer

The instrument is a fully automated video-based system designed on Goniometric Method with Standard Orthogonal Optics for determination of contact angle and wetting…

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CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE HEAT TREATMENT FURNACE

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Controlled Atmosphere Heat Treatment Furnace

The furnace can be used for heat treatment of varieties of materials (metallic and ceramic) up to 1200°C under controlled flow of argon and…

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CONVENTIONAL MACHINING FACILITY

Posted On : 12 Dec, 2017

Conventional Machining Facility

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CONVEYOR TYPE MICROWAVE FACILITY FOR COMPOSITE PROCESSING

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Conveyor type Microwave facility for composite processing

Specification :

Total Power: 800W x 4 = 3.2 KW

Operating frequency: 2450 MHz.

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COUPON LEVEL STRUCTURAL TESTING FACILITY

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Coupon Level Structural Testing Facility

Coupon Level Structural Testing Facility or Materials testing facility is a pre-requisite to any composite development programme as basic…

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CREEP TESTING MACHINE

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Creep testing machine

Make : M/s. Spranktronics, Bangalore, India.

Application : Creep tests of polymers under tensile mode

Specification :

Load capacity : up to…

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CSIR-NAL TEST FACILITIES

Posted On : 09 Nov, 2020

CSIR-NAL Test Facilities

 

CSIR-NAL Test Facilities

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DAMAGE TOLERANCE TESTING

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Damage Tolerance Testing

Certification demand for damage tolerant design of structures has fuelled the ‘Damage tolerance studies’ on composite structures in the division. Studies in…

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DESIGN CENTER

Posted On : 11 Dec, 2017

Design Center

A lot of literature are available on how to design a fixed wing aircraft. Most of the tools, like Advanced aircraft analysis, are based on the design theory as described by…

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DESIGN SECTION

Posted On : 24 Nov, 2017

Design Section

The design section is having domain knowledge in design of high speed wind tunnel models, support systems, strain gauge balances and test rigs. The design team is fully…

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DIFFERENTIAL SCANNING CALORIMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Differential scanning calorimete

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) is a useful tool to measure the phase transition temperature of various amorphous materials. It is a…

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DIFFERENTIAL SCANNING CALORIMETER, TA DISCOVERY DSC25

Posted On : 28 Dec, 2017

Differential Scanning Calorimeter, TA Discovery DSC25

Differential Scanning Calorimeter is  used specifically for the thermal analysis of polymers. Discovery DSC25   can be is …

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DIGITAL IMAGE CORRELATION (DIC) MEASUREMENT FACILITY

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Digital Image Correlation (DIC) Measurement Facility

Digital Image Correlation (DIC) technique is a non-contact method of measuring surface displacements of an object subjected to a…

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DROP TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Drop test facility

Year of Establishment    : 2008

Test Application  : Crashworthiness for aerospace and automotive components  

Test Features : Full scale vertical drop…

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DUAL-CHANNEL CORTEX RTR (RADIO TELEMETRY RECEIVER)

Posted On : 14 Dec, 2017

Dual-channel Cortex RTR (Radio Telemetry Receiver)

Description and Specifications: This system is currently tuned to receive signals transmitted from the Saras PT1N aircraft. (The filter…

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DYNAMIC MECHANICAL ANALYSER

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Dynamic Mechanical Analyser

Make : TA Instruments – India , Division of Waters (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Application : Used for the characterization of  bulk properties such as modulus,…

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ELECTROCHEMICAL WORK STATION

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Electrochemical work station

Corrosion behavior of metals, alloys and coatings can be evaluated using electrochemical workstation by both AC and DC methods. In addition, it can be used…

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ELECTROLESS COATING PILOT PLANT FACILITY

Posted On : 30 Nov, 2017

Electroless coating pilot plant facility

Electroless nickel plating (EN) is a simple auto-catalytic chemical reduction process for depositing metals, alloys and composites. In this…

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ELECTROMAGNETIC MATERIALS APPLICATIONS FACILITY

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

Electromagnetic Materials Applications Facility

An ISO-certified National facility

State-of-the-art EM characterization measurements of different types of EM materials…

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ELECTRON PROBE MICRO ANALYZER (EPMA)

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Electron Probe Micro Analyzer (EPMA)

In an EPMA, a micro-volume of a sample is subjected to interaction with a focused electron beam (typical energy = 5-30 keV) and the X-ray photons…

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ELECTROPLATING AND PAINTING FACILITY

Posted On : 12 Dec, 2017

ELECTROPLATING AND PAINTING FACILITY

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ELECTROSPINNING FACILITY

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Electrospinning Facility

Electrospinning is a technique used for preparing polymer and ceramic nanofibers using high viscous polymer solution subjected to high DC electric field. Typical…

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EMISSOMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Emissometer

Emissometer is a special purpose instrument to measure the emittance of absorber coatings used for the flat plate solar thermal collector, wherein the maximum working…

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ENVIRONMENTAL TEST FACILITIES

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Environmental test facilities

 

CSMST is equipped with state-of-the-art environmental test facility, backed by an experienced research group. Environmental tests are an integral…

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EXPERIMENTAL MICROWAVE FACILITY (EMF)

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

Experimental Microwave Facility (EMF)

The EMF facility at CEM, CSIR-NAL was established in 1998 to characterize EM properties of aerospace materials.

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FIBER HEAT TREATMENT FACILITY

Posted On : 20 Nov, 2017

Fiber heat treatment facility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FIBER SPINNING FACILITY

Posted On : 20 Nov, 2017

Fiber spinning facility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FIELD EMISSION SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY INTEGRATED WITH EDS/EBSD

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy Integrated with EDS/EBSD

FESEM is an advanced version of scanning electron microscope which produces 1000 times brighter image than the…

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FLAPPING

Posted On : 11 Dec, 2017

flapping

At CSIR-NAL, in MAV Unit, a dedicated group has been formed to carry out fundamental as well as applied research on flapping wing MAVs. Systematic research has been under taken…

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FLUIDIC THRUST VECTORING & COMBUSTION INSTABILITY RESEARCH FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Fluidic Thrust Vectoring & Combustion Instability Research Facility

 F-1 Fluidic Thrust Vectoring Test Facility

Thrust vectoring is an important feature in combat air vehicle…

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FORMING

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Forming

In the conventional successive lamination technique, only a single ply is normally handled at a time and shaping of the ply is done by hand simultaneously during lamination. This…

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FORWARD VELOCITY SLED FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Forward velocity sled facility

 

Year of Establishment    : 2014

Test Application  : Aerospace and automotive industry

Test Features : Seat qualification and…

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FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Fourier transform infrared spectrometer

FT-IR spectrometer is used to  obtain an infrared spectrum of absorption or emission of a solid, liquid or gas.

 

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FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROMETER BRUKER VECTOR 22

Posted On : 28 Dec, 2017

Fourier Transform Infrared spectrometer BRUKER VECTOR 22

Vector 22 is a mid-IR (4000 - 400 cm-1) spectrometer with a full-sized sample compartment and capable of accommodating most…

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FREQUENCY SELECTIVE SURFACE (FSS)-BASED FACILITY

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

Frequency Selective Surface (FSS)-based Facility

This facility is an ISO-certified national facility for FSS design, analysis and simulation, FSS-based hardware development. This…

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FULL SCALE FATIGUE TEST (FSFT) FACILITY

Posted On : 27 Oct, 2021

Component level and full scale structural testing

  Established in 1982

Multichannel (37 Channel)Test Controller System 80 Nos. of Servo hydraulic Actuators for load simulation…

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FULL SCALE STRUCTURAL TESTING FACILITY

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Full scale Structural Testing facility

Full scale structural tests are essential to qualify the structure for flight.  ACD- NAL has state-of-the-art test facility to conduct static and…

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GRAPHITE HEATING ELEMENT FURNACE

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Graphite Heating Element Furnace

Furnace Details

Application Areas

 Model:TE-2936

 Manufacturer:M/s Therelek…

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GRIT BLASTING FACILITY

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Grit blasting facility

Grit blasting is a surface treatment process widely used in industries for diverse purposes like creating roughness, removal of coating / burrs / rust, surface…

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GROUND VIBRATION TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 26 Aug, 2020

Ground Vibration Test Facility

Year of Establishment: 2002

Test Application: Modal testing of aircraft, aerospace structures and automotive systems

Test Features:…

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HDT VSP (HEAT DEFLECTION TEMPERTAURE/ VIGOT SOFENING POINT ) APPARATUS

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

HDT VSP (Heat Deflection Tempertaure/ Vigot Sofening point ) Apparatus

Make : M/s Saumya  Machineries Pvt.Ltd, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Application : HDT and VSP  measurements of…

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HEAT TRANSFER LAB

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Heat transfer Lab

Film / Effusion Cooling Research Rig Turbine Rim Seal Research Rig Heat Exchangers Test Rig

 

1. Film / Effusion Cooling Research Rig

The film /…

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HEAT TREATMENT FACILITY

Posted On : 12 Dec, 2017

Heat Treatment Facility

Drop Down Solutionising Furnace

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HIGH RESISTANCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

High Resistance Measurement system

It measures the resistance and resistivity of ceramic samples

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HIGH SPEED ALTERNATOR TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 26 Aug, 2020

High Speed Alternator Test Facility

Technology demonstration of a high speed alternator was done successfully for 4.5 kW Power at 30000 rpm for a small gas turbine engine. Alternator and…

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HIGH SPEED COMBUSTOR TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

High Speed Combustor Test Facility

High Speed Combustor Test Facility (HSCTF) is first of its kind in India and a state-of-the-art facility for advanced combustor development. The major…

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HIGH TEMPERATURE GAS JET EROSION TESTER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

High Temperature Gas Jet Erosion Tester

The erosion tester is used to study the erosion resistance of surfaces when high pressure air jet of erodent particles is impinged at certain…

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HIGH TEMPERATURE TRIBOMETER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

High Temperature Tribometer

  Equipment details

  Applications

 Model:THT S/N 10-700

 Manufacturer:CSM…

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HIGH TEMPERATURE UNIVERSAL TESTING MACHINE

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

High Temperature Universal Testing Machine

Universal testing machine is capable of tension/compression/flexural testing metallic and ceramic materials under load, strain and position…

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HIGH VELOCITY AIR GUN IMPACT TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

High Velocity Air gun impact test facility

Year of Establishment    : 2010

Test Application   : High velocity impact study for aerospace components

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HUMIDITY CHAMBER

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Humidity Chamber

The Advanced Composites Division (ACD) is equipped with state-of-the-art environmental test facility. This test facility is an independent part of the developmental and…

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IMPEDANCE ANALYZER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Impedance Analyzer

Impedance Analyzer measures Capacitance/Dielectric Constant, Inductance, Resistance, Impedance, Dissipation factor, Quality factor etc of samples in the frequency range…

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IN-FLIGHT VIBRATION MEASUREMENT AND FLUTTER TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

In-flight vibration Measurement and Flutter Test Facility

Year of Establishment  : 2007

Test Application  : Aircraft

Test Features : In-flight vibration measurement and…

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JARF

Posted On : 12 Oct, 2017

JARF

  The Jet Aeroacoustics Research Facility at the Experimental Aerodynamics Division at NAL enables comprehensive investigation of jet aeroacoustics with its capability for both flow…

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KEITHLEY ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY METERS WITH 6517B ELECTROMETER ( FOR HIGH RESISTIVITY MEASUREMENTS)

Posted On : 28 Dec, 2017

Keithley Electrical Conductivity Meters with 6517B Electrometer ( for High resistivity measurements)

Volume Resistivity or Surface Resistivity of polymers, FRP composites, films and…

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LAB SCALE RESIN IMPREGNATION MACHINE (M/S. TECHNOLOGY SPECIALISTS LTD., WARWICK U.K)

Posted On : 28 Dec, 2017

Lab scale Resin Impregnation Machine (M/s. Technology Specialists Ltd., Warwick U.K)

This machine  is customised for producing  Room temperature/High temperture thermoset  prepregs …

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LARGE SCALE ROTATING RIG

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

LARGE SCALE ROTATING RIG

The Large Scale Rotating Rig (LSRR) is a low speed, open circuit, suck-down type of facility. It is a specially designed experimental rig to carryout basic…

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LASER MICROMACHINING FACILITY FOR CERAMIC SUBSTRATES

Posted On : 05 Feb, 2020

Laser Micromachining Facility for Ceramic Substrates

In recent years, there is a growing demand for laser micromachining of structural and electronic ceramics for different applications…

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LASER TRACKER INSPECTION FACILITY

Posted On : 12 Dec, 2017

Laser Tracker Inspection Facility

Leica Laser Tracker

Range : 80m  ,Software : Metrolog

Potential Use of the Facility:

Jig setting, Inspection and…

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MAGNETRON SPUTTERING FACILITY

Posted On : 30 Nov, 2017

Magnetron sputtering facility

Sputtering is a versatile physical vapor deposition process to fabricate a variety of metallic, oxide, nitride and carbide coatings. At SED, different types…

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MART

Posted On : 11 Dec, 2017

Mart

Micro air vehicle Aerodynamics Research Tunnel (MART) at CSIR-NAL has been established to meet all the special requirements for MAV studies. Some of the features of this low speed,…

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MATERIAL EVALUATION TESTING

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Material Evaluation testing

Year of Establishment    :

Test Application  : testing and evaluation of mechanical properties of materials at temperatures ranging from -400 0C to…

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MAV AIRFRAME FABRICATION FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

MAV Airframe Fabrication Facility

Light weight airframes of various sizes in the range of 300mm to 1800mm can be fabricated in this facility. Stringent Quality Control norms are adhered…

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MERCURY POROSIMETRY ANALYZER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Mercury Porosimetry Analyzer

This analytical technique involves the intrusion of Mercury at high pressure into a material through the use of a penetrometer. The pore size (r) is…

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MICRO HARDNESS TESTER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Micro Hardness Tester

This digitally controlled microhardness tester has dual indenters (Vickers and Knoop) with test load range of 0.01 to 2.0 kgf

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MICRO RAMAN SPECTROMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Micro Raman spectrometer

Raman spectroscopy is a simple spectroscopic technique used for chemical phase identification of solid and liquid samples. Micro-Raman spectrometer is used to…

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MICRO-SCRATCH REVETEST TESTER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Micro-scratch Revetest tester

  Equipment details

  Applications

 Model: RST 27-504

 Manufacturer:CSM…

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MICROELECTRONICS SYSTEM LABORATORY

Posted On : 13 Nov, 2017

Microelectronics System Laboratory

Microelectronics Systems Laboratory (MSL) used for Electronics Systems Design, Development and Testing from MAV/UAV as well as for Aircraft. MSL…

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MICROWAVE ANECHOIC CHAMBER (NAL-MAC)

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

Microwave Anechoic Chamber (NAL-MAC)

The microwave anechoic chamber (NAL-MAC) was established and certified at CEM, CSIR-NAL in 2002. This facility was established to support radome…

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MODEL SHOP

Posted On : 12 Oct, 2017

Model shop

EAD Model shop is a special purpose work shop for the fabrication of light weight high strength wind tunnel models and prototypes. The wind tunnel models as well the porotypes…

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MOTION CAPTURE LABORATORY

Posted On : 13 Nov, 2017

Motion Capture Laboratory

The NALMAC uses a commercial indoor motion capture system both as the source of indoor positioning information for autonomous flight and as a high accuracy…

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MULTI AGENT COOPERATIVE CONTROL PROCESSOR-IN-THE LOOP (PIL) FACILITY

Posted On : 24 Nov, 2017

Multi agent Cooperative Control Processor-in-the Loop (PIL) Facility

Established the formation flying Processor -in-the Loop (PIL) to test formation flying of multiple MAVs in…

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NANOINDENTATION HARDNESS TESTER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Nanoindentation hardness tester

Nanoindentation hardness tester is used to evaluate the mechanical properties such as hardness, elastic modulus, and fracture toughness of thin coatings.…

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NANOSCRATCH TESTER / TRIBOMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Nanoscratch tester / Tribometer

Nanoscratch tester/Tribometer is used to carry out scratch test for testing adhesive strength of a coating and wear test to measure tribological…

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NAVSTREAM SHARPE XR6 DIFFERENTIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM

Posted On : 14 Dec, 2017

Navstream Sharpe XR6 Differential Global Positioning System

Description and Specifications: This system is at Telemetry (ASTE) and is used during taxi trials for recording the position…

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NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION & TESTING

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Non-destructive Evaluation & Testing

Non-destructive Evaluation is the most critical activity in any composite development programme and its importance in aerospace activities is all…

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OPTICAL MICROSCOPE (INVERTED)

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Optical Microscope (Inverted)

Reflected light from the polished, and polished and etched surfaces of metallographically prepared samples is used to form the image for studying the…

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PARTICLE SIZE ANALYZER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Particle size analyzer

The instrument is used for determining the particle size distribution and average agglomerated particle size of powder samples. The analysis is based on laser…

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PIEZOMETER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Piezometer

The equipment measures piezoelectric charge coefficient (d33, d31), capacitance and loss factor of pieozo electric  materials at room temperature. 

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POLYMER LABORATORY

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Polymer Laboratory

 A Polymer Laboratory has been set up for conducting research work on materials and processing, incoming inspection of composite materials (e.g. resins, adhesives and…

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PRECISION COMPOSITE SPECIMEN CUTTING MACHINE

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Precision composite specimen cutting machine

Coupon testing is a very important aspect of new material/process development which will finally lead to derivation of design allowables. The…

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PREPREG CUTTING MACHINE (LECTRA INC.)

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Prepreg Cutting Machine (Lectra Inc.)

Facility Name: Fully automated tape cutting NC machine

For composite fabrication it is required to cut the prepregs, carbon fabrics etc.…

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PROTOTYPE PCB ETCHING MACHINE FACILITY

Posted On : 29 Nov, 2017

Prototype PCB Etching Machine Facility

The prototype PCB etching machine was installed and commissioned at CEM, CSIR-NAL in 2017. The specifications and capabilities of the facility are…

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PU FOAM DISPENSING MACHINE

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

PU Foam Dispensing machine

Low pressure foaming machine for applications in expanded polyurethane. It meters 2 components polyol & Iso via positive displacement pumps with gears,…

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RENEWABLE ENERGY FARM TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Renewable Energy Farm Test Facility ​

Wind Solar Hybrid system can be tested in this Field Test Facility. Performance of the Hybrid systemscan be experimentally evaluated in actual out…

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RF AND DC DUAL CHAMBER MAGNETRON SPUTTERING SYSTEM

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

RF and DC Dual Chamber Magnetron Sputtering System

RF and DC magnetron sputtering system deposits source (target) material on a substrate by ejecting   neutral atoms from the target…

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ROBOTIC TUFTING AND Z-PINNING

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Robotic Tufting and Z-Pinning

Composites are the materials of choice for aerospace applications due to their excellent mechanical and other properties. However due to their laminar…

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ROTARY ENGINES AND CERAMICS APPLICATION LABORATORY (RECAL)

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Rotary Engines and Ceramics Application Laboratory (RECAL)

RECAL is associated with the design, development and testing of power plants for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). This…

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SALT SPRAY CHAMBER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Salt spray chamber

Continuous salt spray or salt fog test is a standard test method and also an industrial practice used to evaluate the corrosion resistance of various bulk materials…

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SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE (SEM)

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Image formation in an SEM is accomplished through collection of the secondary electrons / back scattered electrons generated due to interaction of an…

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SIX DOF MOTION PLATFORM TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Six DOF Motion Platform test facility

Year of Establishment    : 2017

Test Application : Aircraft and automotive Fuel tank slosh simulation

Test Features : Six…

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SMALL GAS TURBINE ENGINE TEST (GET) FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Small Gas Turbine Engine Test (GET) Facility

Small Gas Turbine Engine Test (GET) Facility has been developed for testing small gas turbine engine producing thrust upto 500 kgf. It…

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SMART MATERIAL TESTING FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Smart material testing facility

Specification:

Make: Bose Corporation, USA

Features:

Computer controlled dynamic testing of materials Infrared thermal imaging…

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SOFC TEST STATION

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

SOFC test station

SED division has a 120 V and 600 W fuel cell work station, which is capable of testing different types of fuel cells such as SOFC, PEM etc. in planar and tubular…

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SOLAR SPECTRUM REFLECTOMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Solar spectrum reflectometer

In solar spectrum reflectometer, the source of illumination is a tungsten-halogen lamp.  The radiation reflected by the sample is measured at an angle of 20º…

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STATIC AND DYNAMIC FULL FIELD NON-CONTACT STRAIN MEASUREMENT USING 3D DIGITAL IMAGE CORRELATION SYSTEM

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Static and Dynamic Full Field Non-contact Strain Measurement using 3D Digital Image Correlation System

Year of Establishment    : 2014

Test Application  : Full-scale aerospace…

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STATIC DEFLECTIONTEST FACILITY FOR BLADES

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Static DeflectionTest Facility for Blades

In this test facility, the wind turbine composite blades can be subjected to design load conditions and the static deflection measurementscan be…

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STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS

Posted On : 27 Nov, 2017

Structural Design and Analysis

This division has adequate expertise in the Conceptualization, Design, Detail Design, Finite element analysis and FE based optimization of composite/metal…

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STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING LAB

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Structural Health Monitoring Lab

Structural Health Monitoring Laboratory is the state of art for facility of Advanced Composites Division for the development of Fiber Optic based…

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SUB-COMPONENT FATIGUE TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 27 Oct, 2021

 Fatigue and Damage tolerance tests of

 transport & military aircraft structural components

Fatigue tests of various…

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SYSTEM WORTHINESS INTEGRATION AND FLIGHT TESTING

Posted On : 11 Dec, 2017

System Worthiness Integration and Flight Testing

System Worthiness Integration and Flight Testing formed to support the UAV development in NAL. SWIFT plays an important role in…

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TAPE CASTING AND MULTI LAYERED FABRICATION EQUIPMENTS

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Tape Casting and Multi Layered Fabrication Equipments

 Tape Casting and other equipments such as Scree Printer, Stacker and Dryer, Isostatic Laminator and Precision Cutter are used for…

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THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY METER [HOT DISK-THERMAL CONSTANTS ANALYSER TPS 2500S]

Posted On : 28 Dec, 2017

hermal Conductivity Meter [Hot Disk-Thermal Constants Analyser TPS 2500S]

This equipment is measures  the thermal conductivity (Tc), thermal diffusivity (Td) and specific heat capacity (…

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THERMAL CYCLING FURNACE

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Thermal cycling furnace

A thermal cycling furnace is used to predict the life of thermal barrier coatings. It can also be used to estimate the high temperature oxidation resistance of…

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THERMO GRAVIMETRIC ANALYZER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Thermo gravimetric analyzer

Thermogravimetric analysis or thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA) is a method of thermal analysis in which the mass of a sample is measured over time as the…

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THERMO-PHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SOLID MATERIALS.

Posted On : 22 Nov, 2017

Thermo-Physical Characterization of solid materials.

The Coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) is an essential property to be measured for knowing the material behaviour as a function…

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THERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYZERS, TA DISCOVERY TGA550

Posted On : 28 Dec, 2017

Thermogravimetric Analyzers, TA Discovery TGA550

Thermogravimetric analyzers measure changes in mass or weight in response to increases in temperature or time. These kinds of…

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THIN FILM (TF) ANALYZER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Thin Film (TF) Analyzer

TF analyzer measures electromechanical properties of piezoelectric thin films by applying an electrical excitation signal to the sample and measuring mechanical…

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THIN FILM X-RAY DIFFRACTOMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Thin Film X-ray Diffractometer

X-ray diffraction (XRD) is a simple non-destructive technique used to obtain detailed information about the crystallographic structure of materials. …

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TOOL DESIGN FACILITY

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Tool Design Facility

Objective of the facility :

To fabricate composite tools using wet layup technique / prepreg technique required for both development and production programs…

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TRACKING ANTENNA SYSTEM (FROM ORBIT, ISRAEL)

Posted On : 14 Dec, 2017

Tracking Antenna System (from Orbit, Israel)

Model Number: AL-4018-1DNAL-SYS

Description and Specifications: This is a 2 metre diameter L or S band antenna. The parabolic dish is…

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TRANSONIC AXIAL FLOW COMPRESSOR RESEARCH FACILITY [AFCR]

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Transonic Axial Flow Compressor Research Facility [AFCR]

The Axial Flow Compressor Research Rig has been established for undertaking performance evaluation and parametric studies on…

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TRANSONIC CASCADE TUNNEL

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Transonic Cascade Tunnel

The Transonic Cascade Tunnel (TCT) facility located at NAL wind tunnel centre (NWTC) is an indigenously designed, unique wind tunnel facility to carry out…

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UNIVERSAL HARDNESS TESTER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

Universal Hardness Tester

The hardness tester works on the principle of indentation. The material is subjected to a predetermined force through an indenter. The dimension of the…

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UNIVERSAL TESTING MACHINE

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Universal Testing Machine

Specifications:

Make: INSTRON, USA

Capacity: 100 kN

Major clients of this facility: HAL, ADA, Naptha Resins Ltd.

 

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UV-VIS-NIR SPECTROPHOTOMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

UV-VIS-NIR spectrophotometer

It can be used for studying the reflection and absorption measurements on solid samples, including semiconductors, films, glass, and absorbing materials…

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VACUUM FURNACE

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Vacuum furnace

It can be used up to 2000°C for sintering various non-oxide ceramics. The furnace has the capability to maintain 10-3 mbar vacuum. It can also operate in various…

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VERSATILE TURBINE TEST RIG (VTTR)

Posted On : 23 Nov, 2017

Versatile Turbine Test Rig (VTTR)

Specifications of the VTTR facility

Max air mass flow                  : 9 kg/sec Max turbine inlet Pressure     : 10 kg/cm2 Max inlet …

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VIBRATING SAMPLE MAGNETOMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Vibrating sample magnetometer

Vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM) is an instrument for magnetic properties measurement and is equipped with cryogenic facility. It allows the…

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VIBRO-ACOUSTIC TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 05 Dec, 2017

Vibro-acoustic Test Facility

Year of Establishment    :  2014

Test Application  :  Aircraft and automotive panels,

Test Features  :  sound absorption and transmission…

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WATER JET CUTTER

Posted On : 28 Nov, 2017

Water jet cutter

 Capability:  cutting is a facility that is imperative in any composite development programme due to tight tolerances and accuracies in dimensions that can be achieved…

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WEAR TESTER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

Wear tester

Pin on disc wear and friction tester is used to study the tribological properties like wear and friction behavior of materials/coatings in sliding contact. Sliding occurs…

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WIND TURBINE GENERATOR TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Wind Turbine Generator Test Facility

The performance of a generator (both Permanent Magnet and Alternator type) under different load conditions can be experimentally evaluatedin this…

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WIND TURBINE TOW TEST FACILITY

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Wind turbine Tow test facility

Small wind turbines (upto 2m dia.) can be tested using the tow test facility. The wind speeds of upto 20m/s can be simulated on the wind turbine. The tow…

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WOOD PECKER NDE

Posted On : 23 Jan, 2018

Wood Pecker NDE

Specifications:

Make: Mitsui Engg., Japan

Techniques applied in this facility: Automated tap testing technique

Major clients of this facility: NAL…

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X-RAY DIFFRACTOMETER

Posted On : 21 Nov, 2017

X-ray Diffractometer

X-ray Diffraction (XRD) is a high-tech, non-destructive technique ( NDT) for analyzing a wide range of materials, including fluids, metals, minerals, polymers,…

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X-RAY PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROMETER

Posted On : 10 Nov, 2017

X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) is associated with the analysis of the energy of electrons present in the atoms, molecules and compounds.…

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