Back to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do your laboratories conduct on-the-job training on testing?

The Physical and Chemical Testing Laboratories conduct on-the-job training on fiber, yarn, fabric and garment testing. Interested students/clients are advised to coordinate with the Technology Transfer, Information, and Promotion Staff (TTIPS) on their requirements and for scheduling.

What are the size requirements on samples/specimens for testing?

Clients must first communicate with our laboratories on the required specimen.

What are the terms of payment for testing, training, research and other services?

A 100% full payment is required in all services of PTRI.

How much do the various tests and analyses cost?

The list of tests and analyses with the corresponding fees is available online, you may visit the

How long does it take for testing services?

PTRI laboratories operate on a first-come, first-served basis. The lead-time of testing services depends on the type of test and volume of samples submitted by the clients.