By TT News| Sep 15, 2021

JK Tyre's HASETRI Institute Receives NABL Accreditation For Outdoor Testing

JK Tyre & industries' Hari Shankar Singhania Elastomer & Tyre Research Institute (HASETRI) has received accreditation from the coveted National Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL).

The institute received the accreditation for outdoor regulatory testing as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017. HASETRI is the first Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) recognised by DSIR. It is also the first independent tyre testing and research institute in India to receive such an accreditation from NABL. 

HASETRI is housed at the company's R&D hub — Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence (RPSCOE) in Mysuru. The accreditation includes testing for wet grip and coast noise for C1 (passenger) and C2 (light truck) category tyres as per ECE R117 method. It also includes indoor testing facilities for regulatory requirement like rolling resistance, endurance and dynamic growth which have already been accredited by NABL as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017.
Dr R Mukhopadhyay, Director and CE, HASETRI, said, "Once again, we are honoured to receive such a prestigious accreditation from NABL. This is a recognition of our persistent efforts to upgrade the tyre testing infrastructure in India in accordance with international standards. This is going to significantly add to our endeavour of bringing technologically advanced products and solutions for our customers in India and across the world. The primary goal of HASETRI is to foster the development and evolution of new technologies for rubber and allied industries, and we are going to continuously work towards driving innovation in this direction." (TT)

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