Composite Testing Lab

The composite testing lab comprises of state-of-the-art testing facilities including mechanical, thermal and physical characterization equipment for composite materials. The lab facilities include:

Mechanical Testing Lab

(Virtual tour of Mechanical Testing Lab)

  • Universal Testing Machine
  • Pendulum Impact Tester (with notch maker)
  • Drop weight Impact Tester
  • Melt Flow Indexer
  • Hardness tester (Barcol and Shore A)
  • Fatigue Testing Machine

Mechanical Testing Lab

Thermal Testing Lab

(Virtual tour of Thermal Testing Lab)

  • Dilatometer
  • Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC)
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA)
  • Thermo-mechanical Analyzer (TMA)
  • Thermo-gravimetric Analyzer (TGA)
  • Guarded hotplate
  • Rheometer

NDT

  • Ultrasonic Tester (C-Scan)
  • High-speed camera

Upcoming Equipment

  • Tribotester
  • Split Hopkinson pressure bar
  • Composite hardness tester
  • LVDT for displacement measurements