Laboratories

The Department of Food Engineering & Technology has fully equipped  eleven labs catering to the needs of Under and Post graduate programs and the Food Industry. The major equipments/facilities available are as follows:

  1. Advanced Quality Control Lab

Lab Incharge:              Dr H K Sharma
Lab Technician:           Mr Davinder Singh

The facilities include:

  1. 5 Point calibration pH Meter
  2. Gas Chromatograph
  3. HPLC System
  4. Ultrasonic Bath
  5. UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
  6. Water Activity Meter

 

2.      Bakery & Confectionary Lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr Sukhcharn Singh
Lab Technician:           Mr Manoj Pandey

The facilities include:

  1. Baking Oven
  2. Bread slicer
  3. Fermenter
  4. Microwave oven 20 ltr
  5. Mixer
  6. Moulder  & Sheeter
  7. Pasta making m/c
  8. Planetary mixer
  9. Proofing chamber
  10. Refrigerator four doors
  11. Vacuum oven

 

3. Rheology Lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr D.C.Saxena
Lab Technician:           Mr L.N.Singh

  1. Falling Number Apparatus
  2. RVA (Rapid Visco Analyzer)
  3. TPA (Texture profile Analyzer)
  4. Rheometer
  5. Optic rheometer
  6. Alveograph
  7. Consistograph
  8. Water Bath
  9. Hot Air Oven
  10. Powder flow analyzer
  11. Viscometer
  12. Amino Acid analyzer
4. Food Engineering Lab:
Lab Technician:           Mr L.N.Singh
  1. Filter press
  2. Orific meter, Venturimeter & Pitot tube
  3. Heat transfer in natural convection
  4. Heat transfer in forced convection
  5. Refrigerator tutor
  6. Heat exchanger in parallel floe
  7. Heat exchanger in counter flow
  8. Shaking water bath
  9. Hot air oven
  10. Digital multi thermometer
  11. Thermocouple
  12. Thermal radiation app.

 

5. Food Biotechnology Lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr Parmjit Singh Panesar

Lab Technician:           Mrs. Kiranpreet Kaur Sekhon

The facilities include:

  1. Autoclave Fully automatic
  2. Bioreactor (3ltr, 5ltr)
  3. B.O.D. Analyser
  4. B.O.D. Incubator
  5. Centrifuge
  6. Centrifuge machine (Remi)
  7. Cooling Centrifuge
  8. Digital Balance AUX-220gm/0.1mg
  9. Digital Naphelometer
  10. Digital PH meter
  11. Digital Weighing Balance
  12. Electrophoresis mini sub system
  13. Fumigator
  14. Gas Chromatograph
  15. Gel Documentation System
  16. Gel dryer with Vacuum Pump
  17. Gel Rocker
  18. Horizontal Laminar Air Flow model C-32
  19. HPLC
  20. Lyophilizer FD-5
  21. Microcentrifuge  (Remi)
  22. Microplate shaker
  23. Microscopes
  24. Millipore Vacuum Filtration Assembly
  25. PCR
  26. pH Meter , 5 point calibration
  27. Protein purification System
  28. Refrigerated Centrifuge
  29. Sonicator
  30. Trinoculor Microscope
  31. Tube Rotator
  32. UV Cross Linker
  33. UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
  34.  Vertical Autoclave
  35. Vertical electrophoresis
  36.  Vortex Mixer
  37. Water Bath

 6. Packaging and Storage lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr Charanjiv singh
Lab Technician:           Mr L.N.Singh

  1. Abbe refractometer
  2. Abbe refractometer
  3. Brightness and opacity tester
  4. Bursting Strength tester
  5. Digital moisture tester
  6. Digital thermo-hygrometer
  7. Drop tester
  8. Electronic stiffness tester
  9. Gauge meter (Dial type)
  10. Hot water bath
  11. Paper surface oil absorbency tester
  12. Muffle furnance
  13. Hot air oven
  14. Seal and shrink packaging machine
  15. Puncture resistance tester
  16. Vacuum packaging machine
  17. Twin screw extruder
  18. Tray drier
  19. Sealing machine
  20. Tensile strength tester
  21. Box compression strength tester
  22. BOD Incubator

7. Quality Control Lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr C. S. Riar
Lab Technician:           Mr Devinder Singh

  1. Bomb calorimeter
  2. Centrifuge
  3. Digital pH meter
  4. Fibra Plus
  5. Infrared Moisture balance
  6. Infrared moisture tester
  7. KEL-Plus (Supra Lx)
  8. Laboratory centrifuge machine
  9. Melting point Apparatus
  10. Millipore vacuum filtartion assembly
  11. Muffle furnace
  12. Photoelectric calorimeter
  13. Pocket PH meter
  14. Portable turbidity meter
  15. Portable turbidity meter
  16. Rotary vacuum evaporator
  17. Seed germinator
  18. SOCS Plus
  19. Tintometer
  20. UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

 

8 Unit Operation Lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr Navdeep Jindal
Lab Technician:           Mrs. Parveen Goyal

  1. Ball grinding mill
  2. Dehusker (rice sheller)
  3. Flour mill/ Burr plate Mill
  4. Grain divider
  5. Grain testing mill (polisher)
  6. Grinding Mill
  7. Hectolitre weight apparatus
  8. Illuminated purity work board
  9. Infrared moisture meter
  10. Lab scale Rice size device
  11. Laboratory Aspirator
  12. Paddy dehusker
  13. Seed blower
  14. Seed collector
  15. Seed counter
  16. Seed Grain Analyzer
  17. Universal moisture meter

9. Fruits & Vegetable Lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr Kamlesh Prasad
Lab Technician:           Mr Om Chand

The facilities include:

  1. Crown corking m/c
  2. Deep Freezer
  3. Digital pH meter
  4. Food processor
  5. Fruit mill
  6. Hydraulic juice press
  7. Microwave oven
  8. Potato peeler
  9. Pulper
  10. Spray dryer
  11. Tray dryer
  12. Vacuum filling m/c

10. Dairy Technology Lab:

Lab Incharge:              Dr P.Kumar
Lab Technician:           Mrs. Parveen Goyal

The facilities include:

  1. Balance 5000gm/0.1
  2. Butter churner
  3. Butter worker
  4. Butter working table
  5. Centrifugal milk testing m/c
  6. Circulating water bath
  7. Cream separator
  8. Deep freezer
  9. Digital pH meter
  10. Incubator shaker
  11. Milk homogenizer
  12. Milk stirrer
  13. Milk testing equipment
  14. Milk testing m/c (hand)
  15. Muffle furnace
  16. Reverse osmosis
  17. Rotary vacuum evaporator
  18. Softy maker m/c

 

11. Pilot Plant:

Lab Incharge:              Dr Kamlesh Prasad
Lab Technician:           Mr Om Chand

The facilities include:

  1. Aeration app.
  2. Autoclave
  3. Baking oven
  4. Boiler
  5. Cabinet dryer
  6. —do—- 100ltr
  7. —-do—- 50 ltr
  8. Exhaust box steam heated
  9. Reformer & flanger
  10. Seamer
  11. Seed grader
  12. Steam jacketed kettle 300 ltr
  13. Trion ocular microscope