About Central Materials and Processes Laboratory Foundry & Forge Division
The Central Materials & Processes Laboratory & NDT centre situated in the Foundry & Forge Division of Bangalore Complex is one of the leading materials testing and R&D Laboratories in the country. Established in 1941, the laboratory has grown in five major areas with state of the art infrastructure, viz. mechanical, chemical, metallurgical (including failure investigation), nondestructive testing and calibration sections. Over 50 qualified and experienced scientists, technicians and supporting staff are continuously engaged in serving the divisions of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., and other defence and non-defence organisations. The laboratory has recognition from the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research as an R&D Centre.