Electrical Section is equipped with the State-of-the-art facilities to undertake assignments of various electrical studies for electrical fittings including electrical appliances. It has well qualified and trained scientists for its operations including calculation of Measurement Uncertainty (MU) and is imparting training to the scientists of various organizations. This section provides electrical analysis within specified time and to the satisfaction of the customers.
The activity pertaining to electrical helps the end user:
- To ensure that products are manufactured to specifications.
- To demonstrate that the industry operates a quality system and technically competent.
- To increase quality & value of product by taking appropriate steps on the basis of analysis report.
- Acceptability of the product.
SRI laboratory provides prompt, precise, accurate and dependable analytical services, in the field of electrical studies, to a wide spectrum of National and International Agencies in the following areas
- Electrical and Communication Cables
- Enameled Winding Wires
- Earthing Rods and Strips
- Pressure Sensitive Self Adhesive PVC Tapes
- Miniature Circuit Breakers
- Electrical Accessories
- Socket Outlets
- Lamp Holders
- Electrical Home Appliances
- Stationary Storage Type Water Heaters
- Instantaneous water heaters
- Mineral filled Sheathed Heating Elements
- Immersion water heater
- Electrical Iron
- Different Insulation Material
- Fuse Base & Fuses
- Lamps & Luminaries
- Fans (Ceiling, Table, Pedestal, Propeller Type AC Ventilating & Railway Carriage)
- Electronic Ballast
- Lead Acid Batteries
- There is a wide range of modern and sophisticated instruments available for electrical analysis including:
- Air oven
- High Voltage Tester (AC)
- High Voltage Tester (DC)
- Energy meter
- Million Mega Ohm Meter
- Kelvin Double bridge
- Micro Ohm meter
- Thermal stability apparatus
- Temperature scanner
- Vernier caliper
- Water bath
- Weight box
- Stop Watch
- Steel scale
- Measuring tape
- GO – NO Go gauges for conduits
- Lamp holder for torque test
- Height gauge
- Photometric integrator and test panel
- Ball pressure apparatus
- IP protection chamber
- Cord grip apparatus
- Facility for Air Delivery of Fans
- Safety test panel
- Test corner for standing loss of geyser
- Battery charger & discharger
- Abrasion tester
- Flammability test apparatus
- Oxygen and temperature index apparatus
- Smoke density test apparatus
- Gas evolution apparatus
Cables & Accessories: IS 694, IS 1554 (Pt. 1 & Pt. 2), IS 7098 (Pt. 1 to Pt. 3), IS 9968 (Pt. 1 & Pt. 2), IS 2465, IS 9857, IS 14255, JASO D611, DIN 72551 (Pt. 5) & JIS C3406.
Conduit for Electrical Installation of Insulating Materials: IS 9537 (Pt. 3)
Metallic Conduit for Electrical Wiring: IS 9537 (Pt. 2)
Transmission Line Equipment & Accessories: Aluminium Conductors for
Overload Transmission Purpose: IS 398 (Pt. 1 to Pt. 5)
Domestic Electrical Appliances
- Electric Ceiling type Fan: IS 374
- Electric Table type Fan: IS 555
- Electric Pedestal Type Fan: IS 1169
- Propeller Type AC Ventilating Fan: IS 2312
- Railway Carriage Fan: IS 6680
- Mineral Filled Sheathed Heating Element: IS 4159
- Electric Immersion Water Heater: IS 368
- Stationary Storage type Electric Water Heater: IS 2082
Lamps, Luminaries & Accessories
- Self Ballasted Lamps for General Lighting Services: IS 15111 (Pt. 1 & Pt. 2
- High Pressure Sodium Vapour Lamp (HPSV): IS 9974
- Luminaries for road & Street Lighting: IS 10322 (Pt. 5/ Sec. 3)
Wiring & Accessories
- Plug & Socket: IS 1293
- Switches: IS 3854
- Insulating tapes: IS 7809 (Pt. 1 & Pt. 3/ Sec. 1)
Lead Acid Batteries: IS 7372, IS 14257, IS 13514, IS 2512, IS 13369, IS 1651, IS 15549 & IEC 60095
SRI is empanelled with Bureau of Energy Efficiency for the following
- Storage water heater (Geyser)
Major Projects Undertaken
- Third Party Assessment of Electrical Safety Parameters for Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Phase – 1.
- Third Party Quality Evaluation of electrical installation for Kumbh Mela 2010 at Haridwar.
- Third Party Quality Evaluation of fire hydrant installation for forthcoming Kumbh Mela 2010 at Haridwar.
- Analysis of Current Transformers for Airport Runway Lights as per IS: 12290.
- Comparative studies of Refrigerators of different brands.
- Third party evaluation and inspection of lifts installed at the premises of Secretariat, Uttarakhand.