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• Design and development of fuel handling system for AHWR
• Providing engineering support for design of fuel handling systems for PHWRs.
• Development of tools for life management of PHWR coolant channels.
• R&D in tribology.
• FE analysis & evaluation of mechanical properties at high strain-rate loading conditions.
• Development of Fluid Power Technology.
• Qualification of shipping casks.
• Operation, maintenance and experiments in Indian Cargo Scanner facility at Gamma field, BARC
• Operation, maintenance and upgradation of Integral Thermal Facility (ITF)
• Design & development of Co-60 based high throughput grain irradiator.
• Design & development of special equipment for ICAL magnet of INO project.
• Design & development of components for E-ICAL magnet
• Design & development of Mini ICAL magnet at Madurai, TN.



This grain irradiator will disinfest food grains to store for a longer period and to provide clean and hygienic food grains to consumers. It will address problem of food wastages at various stages of food chain.


A scaledown version of ICAl magnet with 7 soft iron layers of 600mm x 600mm size with suitable RPC tray detector has been built for demonstration during science exhibitions and outreach programs.


Objective of this facility is to process food grain using radiation for disinfestation and utilization of cs-137 for societal application.


Objective of this facility is to process food grain using radiation for disinfestation and utilization of cs-137 for societal application.


Flight Motion Simulator (FMS) is a three axis table required for simulated performance evaluation of inertial sensor based equipment, Radar Seekers etc. This was manufactured in collaboration with RCnD and ECIL.


Seismic Switch technology was developed indigenously and transferred to ECIL. Product developed on transferred technology was commissioned at KAPPS 3&4


Seal & shield plug assembly and extractor assembly was needed to be developed for allowing on power refuelling of DHRUVA, as part of safety upgradation of fuelling machine. These components were developed and delivered to DHRUVA


Completed special purpose equipment are gap measurement system, magnetic field measurement system, RPC handling trolley, Gantry carne, Brazing machine, metallic mould for FRP tray for RPC.


An engineering prototype -E-ICAL is being developed. Components like copper coil, procurement of soft iron plates, machining of spacers & pin assembly, G-10 material coil insulating brackets has been completed.


Description: A 85 ton 4m x 4mx1.8m Mini ICAL magnet has been built at IICHEP Madurai TN. The objective of this magnet is to establish design of magnet components, associated systems and to provide test facility for testing RPC detectors. Mini ICAL is operational since its installation.


Waste water treatment setup was developed and waste water treatment was demonstrated using electron beam accelerator at EBC, kharghar.


SHPB is an inhouse developed experimental test setup that is used to evaluate material property at high strain rate loading. This setup is used to carry out compression and tensile tests in strain rate range of 102 to 104 s-1.


500kg payload Shake Table and its associated control system was developed indigenously by RTD, provides facility to conduct various experiments on Structures, Systems and Components.


Fuelling Machine Test Facility (FMTF) is being established at R&D Tarapur for testing of full scale prototype Fuelling Machine (FM) in reactor simulated condition to validate the design. Machine is installed on test bed and its commissioning is in progress



All the components of the 6 DOF 5Te Servo Hydraulic Shake Table facility has been truly designed and developed inhouse. This involved Multidisciplinary approach in Hydraulic systems, Control techniques, Mechanical engineering, Computer, Electronics and Mathematics.This is an Eight actuator parallel manipulator with Fluid power as Motive force.This facility can be used to generate earthquake ground motion to study their effects on nuclear piping, reactor components, buildings.All Existing 6DOF servo hydraulic shake tables in India are imported.

(2021-01-01/2028-12-31) Magnet software

This software has extensive use for design & development of electromagnetic components.

(2021-01-01/2028-12-31) Induction brazing machine

A job specific induction brazing machine has been developed for in-situ brazing of upper and lower portions of copper coil for ICAL magnet.

(2021-01-01/2028-12-31) Working exhibit model

This is functional exhibit model representing INO project. This 0.5-tonmodel contains, 7 soft iron layerswith 7 RPC detector, inbuilt power supply, magnetic measurement set up and video display. Model is being used during science exhibitions and outreach programs.

(2021-01-01/2028-12-31) B-H Loop tracer

A DC B-H loop tracer has be made as per IEC60404-4 standard for testing of various magnetic material used for different applications in BARC.The equipment utilizes the method accepted by ASTM.A loop tracer has facility of testing rod type sample & ring type sample. Maximum capacity is 500 Oe with rod type sample and 150 Oe with ring type sample.


This facility is indigenously developed to test structures, components and equipments upto 500 kg.


Fuelling Machine Testing Facility, Hall-7


Tribology Lab consists of following facilities
\r\n1. Cavitation Erosion Test Facility.
\r\n2. Linear Reciprocating Tribometer.
\r\n3. Pin on disc test setup.
\r\n4. Stereo Microscope.


fluid power lab was developed to provide training for different fluid power related technologies


Assembly of FM, installation of equipment, Hydraulic system, control design, operating procedures, safety review and maintenance of FMTF, Tarapur


• For rector simulated temperature and pressure condition with 2 nos pumps capable of suppling 25 kg/s flow (max. for 540 MWe)
\r\n• 1.2 MW heaters, 5200 A ,100 V, 19 mΩ each
\r\n• 2 nos of 220 MWe channels – full length
\r\n• 540 MWe channel – full length
\r\n• One newly installed 540 MWe channel for channel components dynamics
\r\n• 540 MWe FM with control room, water and oil hydraulic system

Technologies Developed

(01-01-2021) Metallic mould for FRP trays

(01-01-2021) Gap measurement system

(01-01-2021) Hall sensor and search coil based magnetic measurement


A methodology to determine fracture properties under high strain rate loading is developed using the modified SHPB.


Analog and Digital Seismic Switch technology was indigenously developed and transferred to ECIL. Products also installed at KAPPS 3&4.


Indigenous shake table was developed and is being used for conducting various experiments for DAE units.

Show Cases


O-ring cyclic testing of FM700 RAM-C


Wet quarantining plug for 540 MWe PHWR


Indian Cargo Scanner Portal


Weld Inspection of upper shell welds of RPV of TAPS-1


Tensile Hopkinson Bar Setup


Indigenous 500kg 6DOF shake table


540 MWe PHWR Fuelling Machine