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1. Extractive Metallurgy Lab
2. Physical Metallurgy Lab
3. Foundary Lab
4. Welding lab
5. Ceramic and Polymer Science lab
6. Metallography Lab
7. Material Testing lab
8. Surface finishing lab

1. Advanced XRD (Empyrean PanAnalytical)
3. TEM lab
4. DSC lab
6. Precision Cutting saw
7. High temperature muffle furnace
8. Micro-hardness
9. Individual faculty labs

We have basic workshop to cater to the R&D efforts

1) Lathe
2) Drilling Machine
3) Band Saw
4) Power Hacksaw
5) Surface Grinder
6) Belt grinders


Characterization tools

Basic metallurgical tools

Material Processing and Synthesis


Transmission Electron Microscope         

Hounsfield tensometer

Universal testing machine

Wear testing machines

Fatigue testing machines

Impact testing machines

Electrolysis facility

Electroplating system



TIG/MIG welding unit

Welding transformers

Vulcan Welding Machine (Air Cooled)

Brazing Machine

JEOL Scanning Electron Microscope with EDS (Form Download)


X-ray radiography

Magnetic flaw detector

Dye penetrant testing

Ultrasonic Flaw Detector

Electrospinning equipment (E-spin Nano, PECO, Chennai)



Drilling Machine

Double wheel grinder

Power hacksaw

Abrasive cutting wheel machine

X-ray diffractometer PAN analytical (NEW)(Click to book slot)


X-ray diffractmeter JEOL (Old)

FTIR spectrometer (Jasco FTIR 4200)



Jaw crusher


Ball mills

Flotation cells

Magnetic separator

Disc pelletiser

Velocity Meter



Semi-automatic compression molding machine (25 T) (Modern Plastics & Equipments)

Lab scale Twin-screw Extruder


Belt polishing unit

Micro hardness tester

Automatic and semi Automatic Metallographic Polishing Unit

ISOMET cutting wheel


Instron testing system

Routine metal finishing and Chemical analysis equipment

Mold making facility

2Kg Al melting and pouring facility

Metal Casting Lab

Sand Testing facilities


Vacuum Oven (Heatron)

Oil bath

Soxhlet extractor

Ultrasonicator bath




Differential scanning calorimeter


Induction melting

Heat Treatment Lab

Programmable furnace

Thermal cycling furnace

Muffle and Crucible furnaces

HEATATRON Low Temperature Oven for aging studies

1700 C furnace


Particle Size Analyser

RETSCH High Energy Rate Planetary Ball Mill

High Temperature Inert Atmosphere Sintering Furnace



Crystal Models

Microscopes with photography Attachment

Image Analyser

Leica Metallurgical Microscope

Zeiss Optical Microscope



Melt flow Indexer (Dynisco, USA)

Limiting Oxygen Index Apparatus (Dynisco, USA)

Vicat softening point apparatus

Brookfield viscometer

Charpy/Izod Impact Tester

Shore-A hardness meter


250 T hydraulic press

Laboratory rolling mill

Shearing machine



EG & G Computer Controlled Corrosion monitoring system

AC Impedance measuring system


Universal testing machine - 20 tons


Computer aided data Acquisition system - NI - SCXI 1000

Solid cast solidification simulation software - Solidcast & flowcast



Velocity Meter


Hardness testers - Rockwell A, B, C(40, 60, 100 Kgs) Brinell 3000 Kgs

Wear testing machines - 924 rpm




Electrical conductivity Apparatus - Type 979 for Al - Si alloys

Ultrasonic thickness gauge - Karl Deutsch velocity meter

Dynamic Contact Angle Anlyser - FTA 200 Firsten angstroms

CDIC Research Microscope - Zeiss axio images

Surface roughness Measurement - Form talysmf 50 (Taylor Hobson)






Contact us

Dr. Kumkum Banerjee, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Internships

E.Mail: mme.placementcell@nitk.edu.in

Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P