Physical Testing

Committed to Testing 'Footwear & Components'

This centre has advanced physical testing facilities, run and managed by professional technicians, to offer all-around and comprehensive leather / footwear and components testing services.

Laboratory is accredited by SATRA Quality Accreditation Service, UK and our test reports calibration certificate can be recognized by several reputed brands in different countries and regions around the world.

The scope of testing covers leather, footwear, artificial leather, soling materials made of rubber and polymeric products, thread and textiles, metallic components, fasteners, Adhesive and shoe finishes.

The laboratory offers our testing service mainly as per SATRA physical testing methods. Test methods as per ISO, ASTM, DIN, BS and Indian standards are also used. Services are also offering as per individual companies such as Marks & Spencer, ECCO, Baly standards test protocol. The laboratory has facility to offer industrial / safety shoes testing service as per EN: 344 standards.

Other services offered by the laboratory:

  • Technical advice
  • Quality certifications and standardization
  • OSH
  • In process quality control and quality management
  • Training
  • Setting up mini Laboratories
For Further Information Please Contact


CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91 44 24437216