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Mechanical Parameters

LERC is accredited by NABL for Chemical Testing of LPG Equipments with respect to the mechanical parameters for LPG Cylinder, S C Valve, Domestic Pressure Regulator, LPG Stove & SURAKSHA LPG Hose vide Certificate No. T-2189 issued on 24.05.16 valid until 23.05.18.

MECHNICAL PARAMETERS TESTED

Product Parameter
LPG CYLINDERS
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength, Weld Tensile Strength, Yield Stress & Percentage Elongation.
  • Bend Test across the C-Weld.
  • Pneumatic Test at 12 kgf/cm2, Hydrostatic Test at 25 kgf/cm2 and Burst Pressure with Volumetric Expansion
  • Measurement of Water Capacity
  • Paint Thickness Measurement.
  • Dimension Metrology of LPG Cylinder.
SELF CLOSING VALVES
  • Dimension Metrology – Valve Threads & Valve Body Dimensions.
  • Pneumatic Tests at 17 kgf/cm2
DOMESTIC PRESSURE REGULATOR
  • Soundness Tests at high pressure and low pressure.
  • Performance Tests at different flow rates
  • Paint Adhesion
DOMESTIC LPG STOVE
  • Thermal Efficiency Test.
  • Gas Consumption & Soundness Test
  • Resistance to Draught Test.
  • Strength & Rigidity of LPG Stove
DOMESTIC LPG STOVE
  • Combustion Test for CO & CO2 ratio
  • Flame Temperature Measurement
  • Fire Hazard & Limiting Temperature Test.
  • Visual Tests like Ignition & Flame Travel, Stability, Noise Control, Flashback, Formation of Soot
LPG HOSE
  • Tensile Load measurement and percentage elongation.
  • Hydraulic Test(Proof & Burst)
  • Resistance to low temperature at -40Deg C
  • Dimension Metrology – Cover & Lining Thickness, Bore Size Measurement
  • Hose Flexibility & Grip Strength
  • Adhesion of the lining & Cover