About Quality Assurance Laboratory, Ammunition Factory
Ammunition Factory was established on 16th December 1869 for the production of ammunition cartridge. It is now well known for the manufacturing of primary explosives and pyro techniques. The Quality Assurance Laboratory of Ammunition Factory is also located in the Ammunition Factory at Khadki in Pune, Maharashtra for the testing of the manufactured products. Chemical testing of wastewater, sewage, explosives and pyrotechnics is conducted in this laboratory. Water is tested for its total suspended solid content, biological oxygen demand, dissolved oxygen and metal content (lead, zinc, chromium, copper), oil and grease content. Other tests aim at analyzing the elemental content of the various compositions (Me-412, S-1, Booster 50:50, Igniters and many more) of explosives.