Testing Facilities - Department of Paper Technology,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Testing Facilities
  • The Testing facilities can be availed on payment basis.
  • The payment shall be made through demand draft in the name of Dean, SRIC IIT Roorkee, payable at Roorkee.
  • The minimum testing charges are Rs. 10,000 + GST.
  • The rates of the following tests are as mentioned below : -



Pulp Laboratory

 

S.No. Test Charges (Rs)
Analysis of Raw Material
1. Hot Water Solubility 600
2. N/10 NaOH solubility 600
3. Alcohol – Benzene solubility 600
4. Holocellulose (chloride) 2000
5. Total lignin 2000
6. Pentosan 2000
7. Ash 800
8. Silica 1500
Pulping & Bleaching
1. Raw material evaluation – pulping, bleaching & pulp evaluation (optimization of cooking & strength properties) 100,000
2. Pulping Optimization (Soda or Kraft) 50,000
3. Bleaching Optimization 50,000
Analysis of Pulp
1. N/10 NaOH Solubility 600
2. Alpha Cellulose 1500
3. Klason Lignin 1500
4. Pentosan 2000
5. Ash 800
6. Silica 1500
7. Copper Number 1000
9. Kappa No. 750
Pulp Evaluation
1. Beating & Sheet formation (PFI mill or Valley Beater) 10000
2. Freeness (CSF) 500
3. Bauer McNett Fibre Classification 2000
4. Filler & Fines retention 6000



Paper Laboratory

 

S.No. Test Charges (Rs)
Paper Testing - Physical Properties
1. Air resistence (Gurley Porosity) 800
2. Ash Content 800
3. Bursting strength 800
4. Cobb sizing test 800
5. Grammage 800
6. Folding Endurance 800
7. In plane tear test 900
8. Klemm absorbency 800
9. Moisture 800
10. Paper dimensional stability 3000
11. pH (Hot extract) 800
12. Smoothness (Bendtsen) 800
13. Porosity (Bendtsen) 800
14. Roughness (Parker print surf) 800
15. Sp. Scattering Coefficient 800
16. Stiffness 800
17. Tearing strength 800
18. Tensile energy absorption 800
19. Tensile strength 800
20. Thickness 800
21. Bulk 800
22. Water absorptivity (Blotter) 800
23. Wax pick strength 800
24. Wet tensile strength 800
25. Z Direction Tensile 2000
26. Calendering (Soft/Hard Nip) Experiment for one Paper Sample 2000
27. Coating Trail with one Coating Chemical & Coated Paper Evaluation 20,000
28. Bursting Energy of Paper 1000
29. Formation Test 800
30. Ink feathering Test 800
31. Visual Test 2000
32. Mechanical Pulp 2000
33. Morphology (Fibre Composition) 5000
Optical Properties
1. Brightness 800
2. CIE, colour coordinates (L.a.b) 800
3. Dominant wave length 600
4. Opacity 800
5. Transparency 800
6. Whiteness 800
7. Yellowness 800
8. Gloss 800
Chemical Analysis of Paper
1. Rosin 1500
2. Wax 900
3. Starch 900
4. Casein 900
5. Water soluble sulphates 900
6. Titanium pigments 900
7. Amount of coating 900
8. Water soluble chloride 900
9. pH (Hot water extract) 800
10. Ash content 800



Recovery and Pollution Laboratory

 

S.No. Test Charges (Rs)
Black Liquor Analysis
1. pH at 30oC 800
2. Total solids 800
3. Specific gravity at 30oC 500
4. Suspended solids 750
5. Conductivity 600
6. Residual active alkali 750
7. Total alkali 900
8. Silica Content (SiO2) 1500
9. Sulphate Ash 1500
Lime Sludge Analysis
1. Silica as SiO2 1500
2. Residual CaO 1050
3. Magnesium as MgO 900
4. Calcium Carbonate 1200
5. Residual Alkali as Na2O 1200
Water Analysis
1. Colour 750
2. pH 800
3. Silica as SiO2 1,050
4. Total Hardness
- Temporary as CaCO3
- Permanent as CaCO3

600
600
5. Sulphates 600
6. Chlorides 600
7. Residual Free Chlorine, mg/l 400
8. Dissolved Solids, mg/l 600
9. Magnesium as Mg, mg/l 500
Effluent Analysis
1. COD 1500
2. BOD 3000
3. Oil and Grease 600
4. Volatile Fatty acids (Titration method) 600
5. Alkalinity as CaCO3 1200
6. Nitrogen 1800
7. Free Ammonia, mg/l 800
8. Sulphide, mg/l 400
9. Sulfite, mg/l 400
10. AOX, mg/l 5000
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