How can the public avail of the services of PTRI?

Write a letter addressed to:

Ms. Celia B. Elumba
Director IV
Philippine Textile Research Institute
DOST- South Compound, General Santos Avenue, Bicutan,
Taguig City, Philippines, 1631

Call the office: 837-1325 / 837-2071 local 2360

Are PTRI facilities/equipment available for use of the students or any interested individual?

These could be made available upon request with terms and conditions to be agreed upon by PTRI and the recipient.

What are the terms of payment for testing, training, research and other services?

A 100% full payment is required in all services of PTRI.

How much do the various tests and analyses cost?

The list of tests and analyses with the corresponding fees is available online, you may visit the

How long does it take for testing services?

PTRI laboratories operate on a first-come, first-served basis. The lead-time of testing services depends on the type of test and volume of samples submitted by the clients.

Do your laboratories conduct on-the-job training on testing?

The Physical and Chemical Testing Laboratories conduct on-the-job training on fiber, yarn, fabric and garment testing. Interested students/clients are advised to coordinate with the Technology Transfer, Information, and Promotion Staff (TTIPS) on their requirements and for scheduling.

TTIPS can be reached through telephone numbers 837-1338, 837-2071 local 2361/2370. You may also send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What are the size requirements on samples/specimens for testing?

Clients must first communicate with our laboratories on the required specimen.