Established as per the direction given by the Hon. High Court of Kerala in OP. No.21051/1997. The laboratory is situated at Legal Metrology Bhavan, Kakkanad, Ernakulam.
The laboratory is at present involved in:
- Assaying of Gold in gold bullion, gold alloys and gold jewellery/artifacts
- Providing test reports to customers and functionaries regarding fineness of gold
The following methods are used for the determination of fineness of gold.
- X-Ray Fluorescence
- Cupellation (Fire assay)
- Non destructive (XRF) – Rs.50 per piece or Rs.5 per gram whichever is higher
- Destructive (Fire Assay) – Rs.150 per piece or Rs.5 per gram whichever is higher
Address for communication
Legal Metrology, Kakkanad
Phone: +91-484-2428771, 8281698068, 8281698071