Indian Council of Agricultural Research
(Agricultural Knowledge Management Information System)

ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, CIFT Junction Matsyapuri PO, Cochin-682029, Kerala (
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Weather O Meter
Make                                   : Atlas Material Testing Technology GmbH, Germany
Model                                  : Atlas Xenotest Alpha +
Specification   :Atlas Material Testing Technology GmbH, Germany Atlas Xenotest Alpha +

Click to ViewUV irradiance : 300-400nm BST : 50C – 60C Available sample surface : Non – turning mode (approx 500cm2) and turning mode (approx 950cm2)

  Working Principles
Click to ViewWeather O Meter is an accelerated weathering equipment which provides the external weathering condition insitu with a time reduction to 1/7 times. Colour fastness, accelerated weathering under desirable parameters can be tested.

  User Instructions
1x1 m or equivalent for dyed samples

  Contact Us
Contact No. 0484-2412300
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  Weather O Meter Charges
Procedure Name
National LAB/R&D
per sample (colour fastness)

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
The Demand Draft should be in favour of "The Director, ICAR-CIFT, Cochin OR the payment can be made directly at ICAR-CIFT office"
Letter, DD & Samples send to "The Director, ICAR-CIFT, Willingdon Island, Cochin, Kerala-682029 "