Research Facilities

Two For One Twister

Equipment Capabilities

This machine is to produce a two ply yarns from single yarn made from cotton, polyester and blended yarn. This is a regular production machine. This can be utlised for analyse of two ply yarns, direction of twist and effect of single and two ply twist on yarn properties

Specifications

Veejay Lakshmi Model VJ 150 HS6/VJ 190 S6); 12 Spindles (double-sided); Feed assembly wound cheese; Output 5 57 cone package; speed up to 12,000 rpm; tpi range: 3.6 to 29.3

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Rotor Spinning Machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce roror spun open end yarns from carded/drawframe sliver of cotton, regenerated cellulose fibres, synthetic fibres and their blends.

Specifications

Trytex make; 4 rotors; 32 mm rotor diameter; cheese output; Computer numerically controlled lab model; count range 6s to 20s Ne; rotor speed up to 40, 000 rpm

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Blow Room Scutcher

Equipment Capabilities

To produce lap from cotton, regenerated cellulose fibres, synthetic fibres and their blends.

Specifications

Lakshmi Scutcher unit Model LB 6/4 with feed hopper, 2-bladed beater, Kirschner beater and lap forming unit; production rate up to 200 kg per hour; lap weight from 400 to 500 grams per metre; cotton and blends

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Blow Room Filter Bag Unit

Equipment Capabilities

To collect and store dust, micro dust and very short fibres from the production machine

Specifications

Lakshmi 3 Units each with 9 filter bags without automated cleaning

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Carding Machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce sliver of cotton, regenerated cellulose fibres, synthetic fibres and their blends and make the fiber parallel & straight.

Specifications

Lakshmi Model C1/3; lap feed; delivery can size : 24" x 42"; doffer speed up to 40 rpm; cotton and blends

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Drawframe Machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce draw frame sliver of cotton, viscose, synthetic and their blends and straighten the crimped, curled and hooked fibers and improve uniformity of fibers by drafting and doubling.

Specifications

Lakshmi DO/2S; two deliveries; Delivery rate: 250 mpm; 3 over 5 pneumatic drafting System; Doubling: Max. 8; delivery can size: 18" x 42"; setting range: Front zone: 32 mm to 83 mm; Back zone: 34mm to 85 mm; draft range: 3.5 to 13.0; cotton and blends

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Sliver Lap Machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce feed package in the form of Lap in the sliver Lap machine by using carded and drawframe slivers.

Specifications

Lakshmi Model LE 2/4a; Creel Capacity 24; Output package 250 mm width; Feed sliver hank range: 0.12 to 0.18 Ne; Weight of feed: 75 to 120 g per metre; lap weight: 50 to 75 g per metre; draft: 1.5 to 2.0; Drafting system: pneumatic; Delivery rate: 50 to 65 metres per minute

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Ribbon Lap Machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce feed package in the form of Lap and the webs from sliver laps are superimposed, calendared and finally wound on to the bobbin for creeling at the comber in the Ribbon lap machine.

Specifications

Lakshmi Model LE 4/1a; creel capacity 6; output package width 300 mm; weight of lap fed: 50 to 75 g per metre; Delivery lap: 50 to 75 g per metre; Maximum lap dia: 450 mm; Draft range: 5 to 8 Drafting system: pneumatic; Delivery rate: 50 to 65 metres per minute

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Comber Machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce combed sliver of cotton, viscose, synthetic and their blends with more evenness and remove the fiber shorter than a predetermined length.

Specifications

Lakshmi Model LE 7/4; 8 heads; two deliveries; feed package 300 mm width; delivery can size 18" x 42"; 3 over 4 drafting system; 250 nips per minute; both forward and backward feed; feed lap weight: 50 to 75 g per metre; delivery sliver: 0.12 to 0.20 Ne; Draft range: 4.9 to 10.0; Waste %: 5 to 25; Output: 16 to 40 kg per hour

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Speed Frame machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce roving package in the form of Bobbin of different natural and synthetic fibres and their blends

Specifications

Lakshmi Model LF 1400 A; 36 spindles; cradle length 36 mm; 12" x 6.5" bobbin; spindle speed up to 1400 rpm; 3 over 3 top arm pneumatic drafting system; draft range: 3.5 to 16; count range: 0.5s to 3.0s Ne; cotton and blends.

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Ring Frame machine

Equipment Capabilities

To produce yarns from cotton, viscose, synthetic and their blends

Specifications

Lakshmi Model LG5/1; 32 + 32 spindles; 7" spindle lift; 42 mm ring dia; 3 over 3 top arm pneumatic drafting system; cradle length: 36mm (on LHS) and 43 mm (on RHS); Spindle speed: up to 18,000 rpm; count range: 6s to 60s Ne; draft range: 5 to 62; tpi range: 9 to 68; cotton, 100 % polyester and blends.

Laboratory

Spinning Laboratory

Soft Over Flow, Jet Dyeing M/c

Equipment Capabilities

To dye a wide range of knitted and woven constructions of fabric in rope form with small package. Both light and heavy fabric can be processed easily with any fabric distortion

Specifications

Electronic Heating with standard accessories S.R.No : SOF 0350699 (Type)

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Lab Setting Curing Chamber

Equipment Capabilities

"The drying, curing and thermofixation of various woven and knitted fabric samples was done in the curing machine. Even small sized samples was cured in this machine for continuous fabric length. "

Specifications

450 mm working with standard accessories, S.R.No. CC0060499 (Type)

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Light fastness tester

Equipment Capabilities

To predict a coloured fabric materials resistance to fading, yellowing or darkening. It is applicable to all types of dyed woven, and Knitted materials.

Specifications

Model No. 707A

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Electronic Moisture Balance

Equipment Capabilities

Non-destructive measurement used for determining the moisture content of different types of natural and synthetis fibres, yarns,woven and knitted fabrics

Specifications

Model No. MOC-120H, P/N 321-63300-10, electromagnatic compatibility 2004/108/EEC, EN61326-1:2006, Low Voltae Directive 2006/95/EC

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Plasma Reactor & Power Unit

Equipment Capabilities

To modify the surface properties of inert materials, sometimes with environment friendly devices.

Specifications

Atmospheric S.S Sample Size 20X20, Vide Annex -1 HERETO 1 code :6350030. Power unit : D.C. Power Rating: 1kw. Regulator mode Voltage / current. Max-min current - 1A

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Environmental Chamber

Equipment Capabilities

To maintain the humidification temperature condition of the test specimens and to conduct the test for various types of natural and synthetic fibres, yarns and Fabrics.

Specifications

Model CHM125 code : 3005246

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Laboratory Garment Dyeing Machine

Equipment Capabilities

To dye the fully fashioned garments such as pants, pullovers,T-Shirts,Jeans,Sweaters,dresses,Jackets,shirts subsequent to manufacturing from pre-dyed fabrucs. It is used to dye each components of the garments made from woven and knitted fabrics seperately.

Specifications

15 ltr capactity with PC-2 (F/R) veriasle speed -01 No

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

SP Infra Colour Dyeing Machine

Equipment Capabilities

IR Lab Dyeing Machine is suitable for all natural and synthetis fibers and fabric substrates dyeing. The infrared lab dyeing machine produces accurate laboratory sample dyeings with different level and produce results up to 24 positions with a low liquor ratio for synthetic and natural fibres and fabrics.

Specifications

Variasle speed SP Infra color lab dyeing M/c. 16x250CC beaker with caps. SP Dyetron programmer 250 memory and 15 steps user definasle alarm time and forward / reverse rotation time. 1/4 HP Motor - Bontigliole, 1/4 HP VFT Delta. Complete SS finish with boaker rack

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Hydraulic Hot Press

Equipment Capabilities

The machine that presses a number of substrate for packing the fabric substrate. By Using high temperatures and heavy pressures for a certain amount of time, the product was automatically packed according to the particular weight.

Specifications

Acessories with one set of mould, 25 liter capacity single hand pump, elctrical control panel and all standard accessories.

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Centrifuge

Equipment Capabilities

Centrifuge is used for removing excess water from various types of fabric by centrifugal extraction. About 65% water is removed by this process. It plays an important role after passing through the dyeing section.

Specifications

1200 rpm & 4 kg capacity

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory

Cone Winding Machine

Equipment Capabilities

Lab cone Winding machine is used to transferring the ring cop spinning yarn (smaller package ) to another large package such as cone, spool, cheese, and pirn .

Specifications

Production/Minute:450 yards/minutes, Total No. of Drums: 24, 12 Drums angles are 9 degree 5 minutes,12 drums angles are 5 degree, 57 minutes, drum width 6 inches, dia-3.125 inches, number of turns 2.5 turns

Laboratory

Weaving Laboratory

Semi Automatic Pirn Winding Machine

Equipment Capabilities

In this machine the the supply packages are bigger in the form of cone are converted in to small size delivery package in the form of pirn.

Specifications

Spindle speed-2000 rpm, No. of spindle-2, Actual production rate- 160 yards/minutes

Laboratory

Weaving Laboratory

Lakshmi Ruti-C

Equipment Capabilities

It is a shuttle weaving machine can weave yarns of natural and man-made fibres as well as blended yarns in all the standard counts.

Specifications

Speed 400 rpm, width- 100 - 120 cm, side and centre weft fork mechanism, automatic pirn changing mechanism, PPI- 20-124

Laboratory

Weaving Laboratory

Lakshmi Airjet L 5000

Equipment Capabilities

In this machine the higher weft insertion performance was done with eight colours of fabrics along with elaborate design and high production are obtained. It is suitable for weaving naturaland synthetic yarns and their blends.

Specifications

Reed width 815 - 2812 mm, No. of relay nozzles-14, No. of main nozzle - 1, No. of weft accumulator- 1, No of weft feeder-1, Speed- 950 rpm

Laboratory

Weaving Laboratory

Single End Warping Machine

Equipment Capabilities

Single end Warping is the process of transferring a number of yarns from a creel of single end packages, forming a parallel sheet on to a warper beam

Specifications

Machine speed- 400 yards/minutes, Creel capacity-120,

Laboratory

Weaving Laboratory

Single end sizing Machine

Equipment Capabilities

The Single end sizing machine is used for coating (Sizing), drying and winding continuously the yarn from individual spindle, that improves weaving efficiency resulting into quick samples with high accuracy.

Specifications

Machine speed-50 rpm, Size capacity - 1 litre with electrical heater and temperature controller (50 to 80 °C) Size box Max. Temp- 80° C, Drying box Max. Temp- 180° C

Laboratory

Weaving Laboratory

Braiding Machine (Flat)

Equipment Capabilities

It is a machine, which interlaces at least three strands of yarns to form a rope, reinforced hose, covered power cords, and some types of lace. The materials used for this machine, which include natural and synthetic yarns, metal wires, and leather tapes.

Specifications

"No. of feeders- 21, VFD /Each Braiding Machine (Variable Frequency Drive) "

Laboratory

Techncal textiles

Needle Punching Nonwoven Machine

Equipment Capabilities

"The needle punching system is used to bond dry laid and spun laid webs. The lab model needle punching machine is used for making blankets, shoe linings, paper makers felts, coverings, heat and sound insulation, medical fabrics, filters and geotextiles. Sample of 20*20 non woven web was made in this machine."

Specifications

Working width- 450 mm, Punching rate- 300 stroes per minutes, Stroke length- 70 mm, production rate- 0.2- 2 meters/ minute, Needle board- 80x450 mm working area

Laboratory

Techncal textiles

Flexible Rapier Loom

Equipment Capabilities

In this machine the higher weft insertion performance was done with six colours of fabrics along with small motif design and high width fabrics are obtained. It is suitable for weaving natural and synthetic yarns and their blends.

Specifications

Tappet along with dobby mechanism, Fabric width 1.7 - 2.3 m, PPI 20-240, Lino selvedge, Maximum Number of weft feeders- 6, provision to control the speed with servo-motor, Controlled beat-up with motor, Electronically controlled take up and let off, computer controlled heald frames driven pneumatically by air cylinders

Laboratory

Weaving Laboratory

Hose Knitting Machine

Equipment Capabilities

Hose knitting machine is used to make socks from single feed system. It isvery simple mechanism for making cotton and nylon socks with a diamter of 4.5 inch.

Specifications

Fine count with positive feeder, Dia- 4 inches, Needle Guage - 20, 220-Needles: Needle-20Pcs, Sinker 20 Pcs, Operating manual - 1 Pc

Laboratory

Techncal textiles

Yarn Evenness Tester

Equipment Capabilities

It is used to measure the unevenness (U%) , co-efficient of variation of mass (CVm%), yarn hairiness, imperfection index (IPI) and thick, thin place, neps etc of yarn, roving sliver can be measured or calculated.

Specifications

Automatic testing machine. Testing of slivers, roving and yarns with imperfection indicators, Max speed 400 meters per minute

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Digital Auto Span

Equipment Capabilities

It is used to measure the fibre spanlength with resoect to the fibre length and diameter automatically.

Specifications

Testing of cotton fibre, length upto 36 mm, Measurement of 2.5% SL, 50%SL and Uniformity ratio, Test speed - 1mm per second

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Premier Tensomax 7000

Equipment Capabilities

It is used to measure the tensile stregth of lea, single yarn strength and fabric strength with a constant rate of loading up to 7000 newton.

Specifications

Single thread strength tester, automatic cop changing, 500 mm gauge length and 500 meteers per minuyte traverse rate. Data analysis softawre istalled

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Fibrospan 900 (Premier)

Equipment Capabilities

It is used for measuring Fibre fineness, which influences spinning limit, drape of the fabric, yarn strength, lustre, yarn evenness, handle, yarn fullness and productivity.

Specifications

Testing of cotton fibre, length upto 36 mm, Measurement of 2.5% SL, 50%SL and Uniformity ratio, Test speed - 1mm per second

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Computer colour matching

Equipment Capabilities

Computer colour matching is the instrumental color formulation based on recipe calculation using the spectrophotometric properties of dyestuff present in the fibers, yarns and fabrics.

Specifications

Gretag Macbeth color Eye for the measure ment of whiteness index and detla e values. Self calibraton

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Elecstretch - lea strength tester

Equipment Capabilities

It is used to measure the strength of the lea of different counts with respect to constant rate of extension measured in terms of kilograms, and pounds

Specifications

ModelMAG YO255, Lea strength tester, provisons for 1/2 lea, 1/4 for minmising the waste. 120 yards per lea. 6 cops at a time.

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Universal Strength Tester

Equipment Capabilities

It is an automatic strength tester for measuring lea strength, single yarn strength, fabric tensile and tear strength with different load ranges from 50 N to 1000 N.

Specifications

Uni Stretch - 250 , Single thread strength tester, automatic cop changing, 500 mm gauge length and 500 meteers per minuyte traverse rate. Data analysis softawre istalled

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Surface and Volume Resistance Meter

Equipment Capabilities

"It is used for determination of electrical resistivity of the samples in terms of volume resistivity and surface resistivity. The samples such as Fibres, fabrics, insulation fabrics, filters, and conductive fabrics were measured using this instrument. "

Specifications

Surface & Volume resistance meter with concentric ring surface & volume resistance probe

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Air permeability Tester

Equipment Capabilities

It is used to measure the amount of air passes per square centimetre of the fabric through seconds. It is related to the comfort properties of the woven and knitted fabrics. It is used for measuring air permeability with respect to paper, textiles, and non-wovens,

Specifications

Testing of air permeability of fabric, Unit cc/sec/Unit area, astaple size 2.5cm

Laboratory

Testing Laboratory

Digital Garment Printing Machine

Equipment Capabilities

It is used to built on deliver industrial level production speeds, image quality and reliability to redefine direct to garment (DTG) imagine printing for elaborate designs with specific width.

Specifications

Printing of garment made from woven and knitted fabrics with a size of 25 cm * 25 cm

Laboratory

Textile Chemical Processing Laboratory