Department of Textiles

Infrastructure

The department has well-equipped pilot plant, workshops & laboratories with state-of-art facilities, which provide students a unique opportunity to undergo practical training to make them industry-ready. The labs and workshops are equipped with world-class facilities from USA, UK, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, Italy and China. The facilities include Pilot Plant for Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Chemical Processing, Garmenting and Testing laboratories for practical training.

  • Spinning Pilot Plant
    • Name of Machine No. of Machines
      Ginning Double roller) 1
      Blowroom 1
      Carding machine 1
      Draw Frame 1
      Speed Frame 1
      Ring Frame 3
      Dref-3 Spinning 1
      TFO 1
      Rotor Spinning 1
  • Weaving Pilot Plant
    • Name of Machine No. of Machines
      Shuttle-less loom (rapier) 1
      Automatic Loom 1
      Semi-automatic Loom with terry and drop box 1
      Modified Powerloom 1
      Pirn Winding Machine 1
      Handloom with Jacquard 2
      Handloom with Dobby 1
      Sample Handloom 6
      CCI Sample loom 1
      CCI Warping Machine 1
      CCI Sizing Machine 1
      Jacquard card punching m/c 1
  • Knitting Pilot Plant
    • Name of Machine No. of Machines
      Circular Knitting-single jersey 1
      Circular Knitting-double jersey (rib) 1
      Circular Knitting-double jersey (interlock) 1
      Knittability tester 2
      Hand Operated Flat Knitting M/c 2
  • Chemical Processing Lab
    • Name of Machine No. of Machines
      Fibre and Yarn Package Dyeing m/c 1
      Soft flow dyeing m/c 1
      Padding Mangle 1
      Curing cum Heat setting chamber 1
      Tumble Dryer 1
      Steam Ager 1
      Drum Washing M/c 1
  • Garment Lab
    • Name of Machine No. of Machines
      Cutting Machine 1
      Fusing Machine 1
      Single Needle Lockstitch 14
      Double Needle lockstitch 2
      4 thread overlock 1
      6 thread overlock 1
      Blind stitch 1
      Button hole 1
      Button stitch 1
      Flatlock 1
      Feed of the arm 1
  • Garment Dyeing and Finishing Lab
    • Name of Machine No. of Machines
      Washing Machine 1
      Hydro Extractor 1
      Tumble Dryer 1
      Gravity Feed Iron 2
      Cork Handle Iron 1
      Steam press 2
      Vacuum Tables 6
      Thread Sucker 1
      Shirt Folding Machine 1
      Stain Removing Unit 1
      Diesel Heated Boiler 1
      Electric Boiler 1
      Water Softener unit 1
      Embroidery Machine 1
  • Physical Quality Evaluation Laboratory
    • The Physical Quality Evaluation Laboratory of NITRA has a wide variety of sophisticated instruments to test the following:
      » Fibres,
      » Sliver,
      » Roving,
      » Yarn,
      » Threads,
      » Rope,
      » Fabric,
      » Garment,
      » Carpets,
      » Blankets,
      » Automotive textiles,
      » Non-Woven fabrics,
      » Geo Textiles ,
      » Medical Textiles and other textile materials.


      Major instruments:
      » HVI900- Spinlab
      » Digital Microscope Systems-Zeiss
      » Digital Fibrograph-Spin Lab
      » Brush Pilling Tester-SDL Atlas
      » Uster Tensorapid -4
      » Uster Tester 5 SA 400
      » Port-ar, Spinlab
      » Stelometer
      » Trash Analyser-Statex
      » UV Check light
      » Vibroscope-400, Lenzing, Austria
      » Vibrodyn-400 Lenzing, Austria
      » Vibrotex-300 Lenzing, Austria
      » Microtome
      » NITRA Friction Tester
      » Lea strength Tester
      » Electronic Twist Tester-Statex
      » UTM-350; SDL, UK
      » Constant Tension Transport, LHI-USA
      » Laser Spot Hariness Tester, Keisokki
      » Electronic Inspection Board, Lawson-Hemphill-USA
      » Thickness Tester
      » GSM Cutter
      » Crimp Tester
      » Tensile Strength Tester,
      » Elmendorf Tear Tester, Textest-Switzerland
      » Prolific Bursting Strength Tester
      » Universal Wear Tester; CSI; USA
      » Martindale Abrasion Cum Pilling tester, SDL;UK
      » Wyzenbeek Abrasion Tester, SDL -UK
      » ICI Pilling Box (Tumble Type)
      » Cusic Drape Tester-James H. Heal r
      » Air Permeability Tester-WIRA
      » Crease Recovery Tester
      » ROTHSCHILD Static Voltmeter ;Model-R-4021; Switzerland
      » Stiffness Tester, SDL; UK
      » Tuft withdrawal Tester SDL; U.K
      » ICI Mace Snag Tester; SDL -ATLAS

  • Chemical Quality Evaluation Laboratory
    • The Chemical Quality Evaluation Laboratory of NITRA has a wide variety of sophisticated instruments to test the following:
      » Fibre,
      » Yarn,
      » Fabric,
      » Technical textiles,
      » Dyes,
      » Chemical auxiliaries


      Major instruments:
      » Hydrostatic pressure head tester
      » Water Cooled Xenotest Equipment
      » Fogging Tester
      » Electronic Crockmeter
      » Rotary Crock Meter
      » Moisture Management Tester
      » Washing and Dry Cleaning Cylinder
      » Bundesmann Water Repellency Tester
      » Bundesmann\Shower tester
      » Moisture Analyzer
      » Moisture Balance
      » Spray Tester
      » Launder-o-meter
      » Perspirometer
      » Sublimation tester
      » Scortch tester
      » Wet Scrub Abrasion tester
      » Wrinkle recovery tester
      » Spectrophotometer
      » UV-Spectrophotometer
      » IR dyeing machine
      » Colour matching Cabinet
      » Spray tester
      » Water vapour permeability tester

  • Environment Laboratory
    • The Environment Laboratory of NITRA is involved in testing of physicochemical and bacteriological parameters including heavy metals in the following:
      » Raw and Treated Water
      » Drinking Water
      » Industrial Effluents (Untreated and Treated)
      » ETP Sludge
      » Ion Exchange Resins (Cation and Anion)
      » Activated Carbon (Powdered and Granular)
      » Fuels (Coal, Wood, Rice Husk etc)
      » Ambient Air
      » Stack Gases


      Major instruments:
      » Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS)
      » UV/Visible Spectrophotometer
      » Conductivity Meter
      » Turbidity Meter
      » DO Meter
      » COD Reactor/Analyzer,
      » BOD Incubator
      » Bacteriological Incubator
      » Autoclave
      » Auto Zero Burettes
      » Bomb Calorimeter
      » General equipment like Deep Freeze, Refrigerator, Hot Air Oven, Muffle Furnace, Reflux Condenser, Nessler Cylinders etc.
      » pH Meter

  • Eco Laboratory
    • The Eco Laboratory of NITRA is involved in testing of Banned Amines, Heavy Metals, Formaldehyde, pH of Aqueous Extract, Pentachlorophenol, PCP, Residual Chlorine etc. in the following:
      » Textile dyes
      » Chemicals
      » Auxiliaries
      » Incoming materials like fiber, yarn, fabric
      » Finished textile materials
      » Garments
      » Carpet, Blanket, Bathmat, Rug, Durri, Net etc.
      » Automotive parts


      Major instruments:
      » High Performance Thin Layer Chromatograph (HPTLC)
      » Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS)
      » UV/Visible Spectrophotometer
      » pH Meter