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 Home Appliances
Stationary Storage Type Water Heaters
Instantaneous water heaters
Mineral filled Sheathed Heating Elements
Immersion water heater
Different Insulation Material
Fuse Base & Fuses
Lamps & Luminaries
Fans (Ceiling, Table, Pedestal, Propeller Type AC Ventilating & Railway Carriage)
Lead Acid Batteries
There is a wide range of modern and sophisticated instruments available for electrical analysis including:
High Voltage Tester (AC)
High Voltage Tester (DC)
Million Mega Ohm Meter
Kelvin Double bridge
Micro Ohm meter
Thermal stability apparatus
GO – NO Go gauges for conduits
Lamp holder for torque test
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
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.