The Processing Lab at the Centre is equipped with the following machinery:
- Injection Moulding (Micro Processor controlled)
- Hydraulic Compression Moulding
- Twin Screw Extruder
- Automatic Blow Moulding Machine
- Two Roll Mill
- Facilities available for Compounding / Blending of Polymers, Fabrication of Composites etc.
The Testing Lab at the centre is an NABL accredited laboratory equipped with most modern machineries and equipments, and is considered as one of the best testing labs in Asia. The centre imparts hands on practical training to students on testing and quality control assignments viz plastics materials / products / composites testing / inspection. Below are the various testing equipments available at the centre:
- Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
- Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
- Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)
- FTIR Analyser
- UV Spectrophotometer
- Water Vapour Transmission Rate Tester (WVTR / MVTR)
- Gas Permeabilty Tester
- Izod/Charpy Impact Tester
- Gas Chromatography
- Polarised Optical Microscope
- Brookfield Viscometer
- Moisture Analyser
- Melting point apparatus
- Air Oven
- Muffle Furnace
- Hydrostatic Pressure Tester
- Reversion Tester
- Vibration Leakage Tester
- Biodegradability Testing Facility
The CAD/CAM department of CIPET : IPT - Kochi is facilitated with the latest systems and software for imparting Skill development training to the Diploma / Engineering students. The department provides the following services:
- CAD/CAM Software Training
- Plastics Product & Mould Design and Validation
- CREO PARAMETRIC
- IBM System X3500 M3 Server
LABORATORIES - SYNTHESIS, TESTING AND CHARACTERISATION, MECHANICAL
The centre has well equipped Synthesis, Testing and Characterisation and Mechanical laboratories for conducting research activities & practicals for students. Students are trained to handle various scientific instruments like MFI, HDT, VSP tester etc. They are also trained in synthesis and analysis of various polymers.
CIPET has a spacious and RFID equipped modern library with a rich collection of about 1000 volumes of books, periodicals, reports and reference material for the benefit of the students to enhance their knowledge.
Digital Library is also available & it helps the students to have access to the digital information resources.
Video Conferencing facility has been provided at CIPET : IPT - Kochi to enable participation and exchange of information during scientific / technical conferences / seminars / invited lectures / faculty meet etc.
In order to accommodate outstation students, an exclusive hostel for boys & girls has been functioning at the centre. The self-contained hostel provides many amenities such as internet room, reading room, indoor games, gym a lounge and a dining hall besides an uninterrupted supply of regular water and purified drinking water. A medical officer is also attached to the hostel to provide emergency medical care.