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IPIRTI Field Station Kolkata
IPIRTI, Field Station Kolkata is a specialized National Laboratory recognized by Bureau of Indian Standards under the certification scheme for testing of wood & wood based panel and other lignocellulosic material since 1970. It is also under the process for getting the laboratory under NABL accreditation.
It is well equipped with laboratories for testing of plywood, particle board, block board, flush door shutter, synthetic adhesives for wood and panel products, identification of timbers, preservative treatment for composite products, and raw materials. Samples received from various agencies like BIS, CPWD, Department of Atomic Energy, Garden Reach Shipbuilders, Port Trust, Naval Apartment, wood based industries and Govt. / Semi Govt organizations are tested as per relevant Indian standards. It is also equipped with modern facilities like Digital door testing equipment, Trinocular Microscope, 10 Ton Digital UTM, Fire retardancy test equipment etc. It has facilities for evaluation of pesticides against borers, fungi and termite attack for timber and panel products. This institute also takes up multi-disciplinary and applied research projects on problem identified by the industries and other organizations.
With a view to enhance the highly intrinsic qualities of entrepreneurs to build confidence, refresh and upgrade their skill of practicing industrial personnel in wood based industries, regular short term training courses are organized in several areas of plywood, resin manufacturing, preservative technique. Facilities are also extended to chemical, mechanical science graduate students to undertake short term projects.
This institute takes up multidisciplinary and applied research projects on problems identified by the industries. In addition to institute projects, sponsored projects funded by Industry, Govt. agencies are also taken up with top most priority.
The institute provide extension service like technology transfer, publication of newsletter, scientist visit to industries on request, consultancy service, publication of article in journals etc. The institute has a unique library dealing with various aspects of wood, wood based panel products, adhesives, journals, research reports, IS standards.
Contact Person:

Mr. Amitava Sil
Officer –In-Charge
INDIAN PLYWOOD INDUSTRIES RESEARCH AND TRAING INSTITUTE
Field Station, Kolkata
2/2, Biren Roy Road (West) Sarsuna, Kolkata – 700061
Email : ipirti@vsnl.net
Tel Ph : 033 – 24983120
Fax No : 033 – 24983120
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