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Name of the Tests

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1.

 Identification of wood samples (Preferable Sample size: 50x50x150 mm)

 

Identification of Red sanders (Pterocarpus santalinus) wood (requires both anatomical and chemical analyses)

 Rs. 6,000/- per sample

 

 

Rs. 11,000/-per sample

(Rs.6000/-for anatomical analysis and Rs.5000/- for chemical analysis as per Sl.No. 21).

 The Head

 Wood Properties & Engineered Wood  Division

 Institute of Wood Science & Technology

 P.O. Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560 003

 Tel: 080-22190169, 080-22190171

 E-Mail: wpu_iwst@icfre.org

2.

 Physical tests:

Specific gravity/Density of wood (Sample size: 20x20x60 mm)

Moisture content in Wood (Sample size: 20x20x50 mm)

(The wood samples submitted for testing should also be properly numbered / marked and signed by the same authority/official signing the cover letter)

(Moisture samples should be properly sealed / wrapped in polythene)

 

 Rs. 2,000/- per Specimen per test

 

 

3.

 Mechanical tests 

  •  Static Bending (Sample size: 20x20x300 mm)

  •  Compression Parallel to Grain (Sample size: 20x20x80 mm)

  •  Compression Perpendicular to Grain (Sample size: 20x20x100 mm)

  •  Tension Perpendicular to Grain (Sample size: 50x50x56 mm)

  •  Tension Parallel to Grain (Sample size: 50x15x325 mm)

  •  Hardness (Sample size: 50x50x150 mm)

  •  Shear (Sample size: 50x50x60 mm)

  •  Nail Holding Power (Sample size: 50x50x150 mm)

  •  Screw Holding Power (Sample size: 50x50x150 mm)

 Rs. 2,000/- per Specimen per test

4.

Supplying of data on physical and mechanical properties of wood, suitability indices, safe working stresses of strength coefficient etc.

 Rs. 5,000/- per wood species

5.

 

Supplying single physical or mechanical property data i.e. specific gravity, modulus of rupture etc.

 Rs. 500/- per properties per species

8.

Preservative treatment

 Rs. 60/- cft + Chemical cost

 The Head

 Wood Processing Division

 Institute of Wood Science & Technology

 P.O. Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560 003

 Tel: 080-22190180, 080-22190175

 E-Mail: wsp_iwst@icfre.org

 

9.

Chemical analysis of wood and wood preservative (other than creosote)

 Rs. 10,000/-

10.

Chemical analysis of crosote/creosote treated wood

 Rs. 4,000/-

11.

Determination of penetration and retention of preservative in the treated wood

 Known:    Rs. 10,000/-

 Unknown: Rs. 10,000/-

12.

Wood Polymer Composites Rs. 6000/- (5 samples/ batch/ test)

13.

Proximate analyzer

Rs. 3000/- (per sample)

14.

Testing of wood preservatives/fire retardants (toxicity/performance): Laboratory tests against fungus

 Rs. 5,000/-

 The Head

 Forest Wood Protection Division

 Institute of Wood Science & Technology

 P.O. Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560 003

 Tel: 080-22190167, 080-22190153

 E-Mail: wbd_iwst@icfre.org

 

15.

Identification services decay fungi/mould

 Rs. 500/- per species

16.

Supply of fungus culture per tube

 Rs. 200/-

17.

Testing of bio-efficacy of preservatives/insecticides against borers

 Rs. 10,000- per test

18.

Testing of wood preservatives/fire retardants

  • Termite mound tests 

  • Laboratory tests against fungus bottle block bioassays

  • Accelerated field tests

Stake test

  • National

  • International

 

  • Rs. 25,000/-

  • Rs. 10,000/-

  • Rs. 25,000/-

 

  • Rs. 45,000/-

  • US $ 10,000

19.

Oil percentage by solvent extraction

 Rs. 600/-

 The Head

 Chemistry of Forest Products Division

 Institute of Wood Science & Technology

 P.O. Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560 003

 Tel: 080-22190190, 080-22190197

 E-Mail: cfp_iwst@icfre.org

 

20.

 Isolation of the oil

 Rs. 1,000/- per sample       (upto 250 gm)

21.

 Estimation of any one constituent

 Rs. 5,000/-

21.

Chemical processing of natural products (plant dye etc) lab level (max. 1 kg plant material) other than essential oil.

 Rs. 1,000/- per sample

22.

Distillation of essential oil using field distillation unit (upto 10 kg)

 Rs. 2,000/- per sample

23.

Distillation of essential oil using field distillation unit (upto 10 kg)

 Rs. 2,000/- per sample

24.  Determination of calorific value of wood

A.  With Bark

  • If sample is in powder form
  • If sample is in solid wood form

B. Without Bark

  • If sample is in powder form
  • If sample is in solid wood form
 

 

  • Rs. 1,000/- per species
  • Rs. 1,800/- per species

 

  • Rs. 1,000/- per species
  • Rs. 1,800/- per species

 The Head

 Wood Energy Division

 Institute of Wood Science & Technology

 P.O. Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560 003

 Tel: 080-22190202, 080-22190199

 E-Mail: we_iwst@icfre.org

 

25.

 Specific information by post

 Rs. 500/-

 The Extension Officer/Nodal Officer

 Institute of Wood Science & Technology

 P.O. Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560003

 Tel: 080-22190107, 080-22190118

 E-Mail: dir_iwst@icfre.org

Consultancies :

A

 Consultancies for routine matters at headquarter

  • Scientist

  • Supporting staff

 
  • Rs. 2,000/- per day

  • Rs. 300/- per day

B

Consultancies at outside station by inviting Scientist/Staff

  • Scientist

  • Supporting staff

 
  • Rs. 2,000/- per day

  • Rs. 500/- per day

 

 The testing charges can be paid either in 'CASH' or through 'Demand Draft' drawn in favour of the DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF  WOOD SCIENCE &  TECHNOLOGY, payable at BANGALORE.

The amount can also be paid in the bank as per following details

  • Account Holder's Name:      Director

  • Bank Name & Branch:          Union Bank of India, Malleshwaram, 11th Cross, Bangalore

  • Account Number:                  392002010004883

  • IFS Code:                                 UBIN0539201

The copy of receipt from Bank should be sent to the Director, Institute of Wood Science & Technology, P.O. Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560003 along with testing requisition letter and samples.

 
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