Academics

Department of Polymer & Process Engineering


lab facilities

 

DEPARTMENT OF POLYMER & PROCESS ENGINEERING
LIST OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENT

1. POLYMER TESTING LAB

  1. Impact tester
  2. Torque rheometer
  3. UV spectrophotometer
  4. Potentiostat
  5. Digital manual notching machine
  6. Melting point apparatus
  7. Electrical laboratory balance
  8. Analytical balance
  9. Moisture tester for plastics
  10. Melt flow tester
  11. Tera-ohmmeter
  12. Hardness meter
  13. Digital flame photometer for element testing
  14. Izod/Charpy impact tester (ordered)
  15. HDT Vicat Apparatus (ordered)

2. POLYMER PROCESSING AND APPLICATION LAB

  1. Blow molding extruder
  2. Neck cutter
  3. Sealing and cutting machine
  4. Blown film extruder
  5. Recycling extruder
  6. Shredder
  7. Injection molding machine
  8. Injection molding tools for specimen preparation
  9. Triple beam balance

3. POLYMER PILOT PLANT LAB

  1. Wire coating extruder
  2. Pipe extruder with docking station
  3. Hydrostatic pressure tester
  4. Magnetic separator

4. POLYMER CHARACTERIZATION LAB

  1. Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC)
  2. Fourier transform Infrared spectrometer (FTIR)
  3. Gel permeation chromatograph (GPC)
  4. Elemental analyzer (CHN/O/S)
  5. Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
  6. Thermogravimertic Analyzer (TGA)
  7. Dynamic mechanical thermal analyzer (DMTA)
  8. Density meter
  9. Brabender plasticoder

5. POLYMER STRUCTURE AND SYNTHESIS LAB

  1. Glassware and instruments
  2. Batch reactor
  3. Furnace
  4. Oven
  5. Cryogenic compartments
  6. Water distillation plant
  7. Water bath
  8. Centrifuge
  9. Overhead stirrers
  10. Batch polymerization reaction (in the manufacturing stage)

6. POLYMER COMPOSITES LAB

  1. Hydraulic press for thermosets
  2. Dry grinding mill
  3. Hand lay-up
  4. Lab hot press
  5. Surface finishing grinder
  6. Various Moulds
  7. Injection molding machine

7. CONDUCTING POLYMERS AND MEMBRANES LAB

  1. Filtration setup

8. PLASTIC AND RUBBER COMPOUNDING LAB (Pilot Plant Lab)

  1. Rubber extruder
  2. Lab press
  3. Lab scale mixer
  4. Two roll mill
  5. Autoclave
  6. Steam boiler
  7. Moving die rheometer (ordered)

9. PROCESS ENGINEERING LAB

  1. Circulating pump training panel
  2. Losses in pipe systems and fittings
  3. Heat exchanger trainer
  4. Liquid-liquid extraction unit
  5. Distillation unit column

Gas absorption unit

Shared Labs
10. PROCESS HEAT TRANSFER LAB

  1. Shell and tube heat exchanger
  2. Bench top cooling tower
  3. Boiling heat transfer apparatus
  4. Concentric pipe heat exchanger
  5. Cross flow heat exchanger
  6. Thermal radiation apparatus
  7. Free and forced circulation heat exchanger

11. FLUID FLOW LAB

  1. Sedimentation apparatus
  2. Fixed and fluidized bed
  3. Hydrostatic pressure apparatus
  4. Dead weight calibrator
  5. Bernoulli’s apparatus
  6. Orifice and jet apparatus
  7. Free and forced vortices apparatus
  8. Osborne Reynolds apparatus
  9. Hydraulic bench
  10. Flow meter demonstration apparatus
  11. Flow through an orifice apparatus
  12. Centrifugal compressor demonstration unit
  13. Centrifugal fan demonstration unit
  14. Compressible flow bench
  15. Fluid particle system

12. MASS TRANSFER LAB

  1. Continuous distillation column
  2. Batch distillation column
  3. Liquid-liquid extraction unit
  4. Gas-liquid absorption column
  5. Tray drier
  6. Ion exchange apparatus
  7. Gaseous diffusion apparatus
  8. Fluid bed dryer

13. INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL LAB

  1. Process plant trainer
  2. Pressure process rig
  3. Temperature control apparatus
  4. Dead weight calibrator
  5. Temperature process rig
  6. Basic process rig
  7. PH process rig
  8. Process air preparation unit
  9. Thermocouple characteristics study unit

14. THERMODYNAMICS LAB

  1. Miniature steam engine
  2. Refrigeration cycle apparatus
  3. Joule Thomson effect apparatus
  4. Boyle’s and Charle’s law apparatus

15. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

  1. Ambient CO monitor
  2. Shaking water bath
  3. Membrane test rig
  4. Floc tester
  5. Turbidity meter
  6. Flue gas analyzer
  7. Ambient NOx monitor
  8. BOD system
  9. Dissolved oxygen meter
  10. SO2+H2S monitor
  11. COD meter