Switchgear Laboratory

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Switchgear Laboratory

As the response time of switchgear products in case of abnormalities are key to safeguard the electrical network and connected equipment in circuit, it is important that every switchgear product should be evaluated for its performance evaluation. ERDA with its state of the art switchgear laboratory has facilities for switchgear products as per various national and international standards.

Electrical Research and Development Association


  • 5 parallel computerized test bays for temperature rise test for 5 kA, 10 kA & 20 kA
  • 2 no. IP Test Chamber including Asia’s Largest Chamber of 40 Ton, 6.5 m x 5.5 m x 4.0 m
  • Computerized environmental test chambers with range of -40°C to +180°C of size 850 mm x 1150 mm x 950 mm & 350 mm x 450 mm x 450 mm
  • Facility for Distribution Switchboards with 16 outgoing feeders
  • Electrical Endurance Facility (Making & Braking Setup of up to 6.3kA, 415 V)
  • Mechanical Endurance Facility for HT circuit Breakers up to 66 kV
  • Single Pole, 1600 V, 1500 A DC Switchgear products with Making & Breaking facility
  • Computerized Single and Three Phase Relay Facility
  • IEC 61850 Communication Protocol (UCA Accredited) Facility
  • Facility backed by EMI/EMC, Short Circuit and High Voltage Laboratory

Major Products evaluated at Switchgear Laboratory

  • LV Switchgear – IEC 60947 & IEC 61439 Series
  • HT Switchgear – IEC 62271 Series
  • Bushing
  • OLTC
  • Relay

For Enquiries Contact

Mr. Nagin Parmar

Account details will be confirmed via email.