Electrical Measurement & Test Laboratory (EMTL) was established at PCSIR Laboratories Complex, Lahore with the objective to provide services for conformity assessment of performance and safety of electrical products in compliance with relevant national and international practices. Services offered by EMTL are accrediated under ISO\IEC. 17025- 2005 with PMAC.


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We are pleased to report that the Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) also granted the Electrical Measurement & Test Lab, PCSIR Lahore ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation in the field of Motor Testing [Efficiency Evaluation of Electric Motors i.e., Power: 10HP ; Freq. 50 Hz ; Speed: 1500 rpm]. By pursuing and achieving accreditation, Electrical Measurement & Test Lab, PCSIR Lahore has demonstrated that it meets international standards for quality and is committed to pursuing excellence. We would welcome an opportunity to further acquaint you with our services and respond to customer`s queries. We believe our organization is a valuable asset, and our ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by PANC (Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) underscores our commitment to the electrical sector of the country we serve.

Main Activities

  • Testing & Quality evaluation of home electrical appliances, cables, light source products and electrical accessories etc.
  • Provide advisory services to the manufacturer in establishing technical compliance to the most stringent global standards in quality and safety
  • Conduct surveys and in-house R&D studies to improve and optimize the quality of electrical products in order to cope with the increasing importance of standardization
  • Human Resource Development through short training courses

Domestic Appliances Test Lab

The Laboratory is equipped with state-of-art equipment to perform quality testing of domestic electrical appliances in accordance with relevant performance and safety standards

  • Electrical Fan
  • Washing Machine
  • Electrical Room Heater
  • Electric Storage Water Heater
  • Electric Water Coolers
  • Room Air Cooler, etc.

Lightening Products Test Lab

The laboratory facilities exist to conduct electrical and photometric tests on light sources products in addition safety tests.

  • Compact Fluorescent Lamps
  • Tubular Fluorescent Lamps
  • Tungsten Filament Lamps
  • High Pressure Discharge Lamps
  • Magnetic and Electronics Ballasts

Electrical Accessories Test Lab

The facilities include testing of:

  • Cables & Conductors
  • Switches, Sockets & Plugs
  • Electrical Conduits
  • Rubber Insulating Gloves
  • Lamp Holders, etc.

Mechanical & Environmental Test Lab

The Laboratory is equipped to conduct mechanical and environmental tests on various electrical products and components

  • Hot & Cold Cyclic test
  • Damp Heat Cyclic test
  • IP Code verification of Enclosures
  • Cold Bend Test on Cables
  • Tensile Test
  • Cold Elongation Test
  • Ball Pressure Test
  • Fire Retardance Test
  • Glow Wire, Needle Flame and Tracking Test
  • Spring Hammer Test
  • Salt Spray Test
  • Dust Proof Test


  • EMTL holds ISO / IEC 17025 Accreditation
  • Recognized Testing Laboratory by various Inspection and Certification Bodies
  • Approved Testing Laboratory by PSQCA

Training Solutions

  • EMTL provides customized training solutions to enhance the competence and skills of technical staff working in the relevant field
  • The Lab also offers Internship Training to the undergraduate and post graduate students of engineering universities and other technical institutions

Consultance And Advisory Services

  • The team of engineers and Scientists at EMTL work closely with clients through their product development processes, i.e. the initial compliance testing, compliance evaluation and full compliance testing phases.
  • The labs. extends services to the clients to incorporate the right safety, quality and performance standards even at the product design and development stage so as to enhance their first time prototype success rate while reducing time to market
  • The lab. can also offer consultancy services in development of quality management systems, producers and undertakes the full implementation and training of staff

Impact Services

  1. Export Promotions:
    • Product Quality compliance
    • Entry into new markets
    • Additional Export items
  2. Productivity Enhancement
    • Reduction in non-compliances
    • Failure costs minimizes
  3. Increase in Reliability
    • Periodic Independent Checks and Type Testing
  4. Foreign Exchange Savings:
    • Local Certification of Products
  5. Human Resource Development
    • Skill enhancement of manpower
  6. Consumer’s Rights Protection
    • Energy Conservation & Safety Compliances

Service Sectors

  • Testing and Quality Evaluation of:
    1. Home Electrical Appliances
    2. Electrical Accessories
    3. Light Source Products
  • Advisory services to manufacturers / exporters of consumer electrical products related performance & safety compliances.
  • Human Resources Development through short training courses.