About Quality Control Laboratory, Ordnance Factory Badmal
Located in Odisha, Quality Control Laboratory is situated in the Ordinance Factory Badamal. Ordnance Factory Badmal (OFBL) was started as the 39th ammunition factory in 1984. It has found its expertise in the manufacturing of medium and high caliber ammunition. The Quality Control Laboratory in this factory specializes in providing the quality analysis test for explosives and pyrotechnics. IT provides validated tests for the chemical characterization of the chemicals used in the ammunition industry including sodium azide solution, magnesium styphanate solution, sodium nitrite solution, gun powder and barium nitrate. Tests to check for the pH, density, hygroscopicity , concentration and elemental contents are conducted in this laboratory.