"Molding the Future of Metal Industries"

 

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The Metals Industry Research and  Development Center (MIRDC), an agency of the Department of Science and Technology, is the sole government entity directly supporting the metals and engineering industry with services designed to enhance its competitive advantage.


ACCREDITED CALIBRATION LABORATORY
PNS ISO/IEC 17025:2005
LA-1996-008D
Certificate of Accreditation Scope of Accreditation
Calibration - Calibration
Chemical Testing - Chemical Testing
Mechanical Testing - Mechanical Testing

MIRDC Awards the 2014 Legacy Trophy to a Noble Foundryman

The MIRDC proudly celebrated the Metals and Engineering (M&E) week with the holding of the M & E Conference on June 18 with the theme: “Makibayan 2014: Pushing Forward for Industry Competitiveness.” During this special occasion, the MIRDC named Dr. John Hermes D. Bautista of the Philippine Metalcasting Association, Incorporated (PMAI)  as the 2014 MIRDC Legacy Trophy Awardee.

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2014 Metals and Engineering (M & E) Week

The Metals Industry Research and Development Center proudly anticipates the celebration of the Metals and Engineering Week which will be held on June 16 to 20, 2014. The Center is joining the Metals and Engineering industries to celebrate the success of the sector (despite the various challenges) through the series of events this coming week.

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The MIRDC Seeks New Recruits For CNC Training Program

The Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) is still accepting applicants for the Training Program on CNC Machine Tool Programming and Operations.  The training program is the parallel move of the Department of Science and Technology to the Memorandum Circular No. 02, Series of 2012, issued by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) declaring the CNC machinist skill as a mission critical skill (MCS).

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MIRDC Treats the Public a Free Ride on the AGT

On the day of the Lantern Parade at the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), the Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) and the Project Management Engineering and Design Service Office (PMEDSO), in collaboration with the UPD, held the first ever demonstration of the Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) System to the public. 

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MIRDC Initiates Project on Establishment of Finite Element Analysis Design Center

A Memorandum of Agreement of the Center’s R & D project entitled, “Establishment of a Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Design Center” was signed  among the representatives of transportation companies  and the MIRDC.  The project  is aimed to improve  the current structural design of  Customized Local Road Vehicle (CLRV) by possibly reducing the weight of vehicle body, fuel consumption, and emission of gas fumes, and shortening of vehicle production time.  

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Decorticating Machine for Separating Coco Coir, Peat and Dust from Coconut Husk

 

 

 

The mini decorticator is a machine that separates coco fibers (coir) from coconut husk through crushing action of multiple replaceable blades with holder. The holder is strategically welded on the main shaft (rotating drum) that rotates at a rate of 980-1000 rpm. the design configuration of blades cause the rapid separation of fibers and dust as the husks are crushed against a set of fixed counter blades arranged horizontally and parallel to the axes of the decorticating blades. Fibers and dust are discharged in separate outlets.