Regional Testing Laboratory (RTL), Guwahati

RTL Guwahati has been set up with a view to cater to the testing, certification and evaluation requirements of electrical power equipment manufacturing industries, utilities, and consumers in the north –eastern region . RTL-Guwahati also acts as a liaison unit of CPRI with various customers in the region and co-ordinate the testing needs which are beyond its scope, but within the capabilities of CPRI Bengaluru and other units . The facilities available at the laboratory are also utilized for research and development and consultancy activities.

RTL- Guwahati is equipped with facilities to carry out testing and certification of insulating oil in power transformers as per lS 1866-2017. The unit is also having the facility for conducting Dissolved Gas Analysis on power transformers. This facility is an important diagnostics tool for accessing the internal condition of transformers.