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For Indian Customers


  • The Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA), established in the post-independence era, has been providing extensive and diverse services to the textile industry for the last five decades, through R & D, process and product development, testing, training and consultancy services. Although R & D features prominently in the institute’s activities, the testing and consultancy services offered to the industry are equally vital activities through which day to day technological needs of the industry are met and which are highly appreciated by the clients.
  • BTRA has the necessary infrastructure [sophisticated instrumentation, pilot plants and well equipped laboratories] and expertise to carry out variety of tests on fibres, yarns, fabrics (including technical textiles) to RMG and allied materials and on composites. Besides, it also carries out testing of auxiliaries, chemicals and dyes. Eco-testing as per eco-standards for banned chemicals are undertaken. Also, quality assessment of spinning and weaving accessories is done here. All tests are performed as per national and international standards. Testing of textiles at BTRA has the additional advantage of a strong back up of specialists for consultancy.
  • The National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) has given accreditation to BTRA Testing Laboratories as per ISO/IEC guide 25 & EN – 45001 and ISO/IEC 17025 standards. Testing at BTRA is performed as per various National and International Standards viz., BIS, ASTM, BS, ISO, AATCC, EURO, EDANA and INDA. It has specially trained staff to handle sensitive tests and their skills are upgraded continuously.
  • Brand image of BTRA in its test reports is well recognised because of their long standing, authentic, well documented and easily discernible reports. Customer satisfaction has always been the motto at BTRA. We guarantee confidentiality and customer satisfaction.
  • Testing services of BTRA are extensively availed by all segments of the textile industry as also by various agencies of the Government (Central as well as State].
  • This WEBSITE contains various tests that BTRA undertakes, the test charges, specimen requirements, etc., for easy reference.