Thirumala colours pondicherry Phone: +91 413 2640755
Email: info@tirumalacolours.com
TESTING FACILITIES
Tirumala colours have got full fledged quality testing facilities at our laboratory.
PIGMENTS

COLOUR STENGTH
OIL ABSORPTION
ACID/ALKAI RESISTANCE
SOLVENT FASTNESS
LIGHT FASTNESS
HEAT RESISTANCE
RESINS

ACID VALUE
AMINE VALUE
MELTING POINT
SOLVENT RELEASE
VISCOSITY
CLARITY
ADHESION
PIGMENT WETTING CAPACITY
SOLVENT COMPATIBILITY
RESISTANCE PROPERTIES
     a. WATER/ACID/ALKALI
     b. OILS/FATS
     c. CHEMICAL RESISTANCE
     d. HEAT
SOLVENTS

COLOUR
ODOUR
BOILING POINT
SPECIFIC GRAVITY
FLASH POINT
SOLVENT DISTILLATION-TO CHECK PURITY OF SOLVENT
FINISHED INKS

DRYING TIME
REDUCER TOLERANCE
GLOSS
COLOUR STRENGTH
VISCOSITY
OPACITY
SPECIFIC GRAVITY
RESISTANCE TO
     1. SOLVENT
     2. FATS, ACIDS & ALKALIS
     3. WATER
     4. SOAP
     5. HEAT
We use following equipments to test the incoming raw materials & finished final products.

LIST OF APPARATUS

1. Flow Cup Viscometer B4(with ISI Mark IS-3944/1966) with NTH certificate for all dimensions

2. Flexo Lab Printer

3. Thermometer 10 to 360C

4. ASTM Solvent Distillation Apparatus as per IS 24, 123 & IS 1448 electrically operated single test unit with water bath, measuring cylinder R.B.Flask and one zeal thermometer 10 to 360C

5. Physical Balance 200 gms capacity.
(i) Two Pan Balance.
(ii) Weight Box.


6. PH Meter 0-1 accuracy

7. Laboratory Bead Mill. Approx. 2Ltr capacity, One HP

8. GERMAN MODEL RQ-130/D High Speed emulsifier with 1/4 HP Motor & Auto transformer speed regulator-capacity 16-18 kgs.

9. Sheen Instruments Ltd, UK Gauge Range 0-10 microns.

10. Flow Cup Viscometer(B-4) with stand.

11. Specific Gravity Cup.

12. Stop Clock.

13. 250 ml. Beaker.

14. Hot Air Blower

15. Hot Air Oven

16. Colour Que

R & D /New Developments

All new Challenging products being developed at R&D as per customer requirement and all product modifications are designed at R&D as per customer feedback time to time.

Apart from the above, company is constantly making R&D efforts for implementing their future plans. The following products are under developments.

Ink Jet Inks      UV /IR Inks      Plastisol Inks