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Textiles & Quality Analysis 

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Textiles & Quality Analysis

Enhancing Textile Durability and Performance: Comprehensive Analysis Ensures Quality Standards Compliance and Customer Satisfaction


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Textiles & Quality Analysis
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Who should do this course?
  • Individuals or teams responsible for quality control within textile manufacturing or retail companies are directly involved in textile quality analysis
What are the course deliverables?
  • Types of fibres and their preparation and manufacture
  • Identification of fibres
  • Methods of yarn and Fabric construction
  • Differentiating blends, union fabrics
  • Colouring and surface decoration of textiles
  • Use of natural dyes for environmental well being
  • Quality checking in Apparel & Textile Industries
  • Quality testing of textiles and apparel at various stages- fibre, yarn, fabric and garment
  • Quality testing procedures and analytical aspects
  • Better consumers in selection of fabrics for various enduses
  • Discerning counterfeit textiles
More about this course
  • The Textiles & Quality Analysis course is designed to give a comprehensive overview of textile fibres, their production, types, characteristics, spinning into yarns, designing, formation of fabrics of different types through weaving and other methods of fabric construction, care of fabrics etc
  • Textiles & Quality Analysis is very valuable course that deals with the manufacture and spinning of the man-made and synthetic fibres in different ways to suit the enduse of the yarn finally produced
  • It provides description of fabrics available in the market for consumer identification. Explanation about various methods of fabric construction widen the knowledge of students
  • The designing process for production of woven and printed designs is captivating. Textile dyeing and printing part of the subject is very fascinating and the students may develop interest in this field to take up self-employment
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Textiles & Quality Analysis

Week 1:

Introduction to Textiles– classification and terminology- Part 1

Introduction to Textiles– classification and terminology - Part 2

Cotton – Part 1- History, composition, types, production and physical properties

Cotton – Part 2 - Chemical & Biological Properties and Consumer preferences


Week 2:

Linen – history, composition, properties, production and uses

Wool – history, composition, types, properties, production and uses

Silk– history, composition, types, properties, production and uses

Rayon fibre- history, composition, types, properties, production and uses


Week 3:

Nylon fibre - history, composition, types, properties, production and uses

Polyester- history, composition, types, properties, production and uses, consumer preference, blends and uses

Acrylic fibre - history, composition, types, properties, production and uses

Identification of Textile Fibres


Week 4:

Methods of spinning – mechanical spinning

Methods of spinning -chemical spinning

Yarns- Part I

Yarns- Part II


Week 5:

Fabric construction methods Part 1

Fabric construction methods Part 2

Introduction to fabric finishes Part 1

Mechanical Finishes Part 2


Week 6:

Chemical finishes Part 3

Special purpose finishes Part 1

Special purpose finishes Part 2

Weaving- introduction & Basics of Loom operations


Week 7:

Preparation for weaving -warp preparation process, drafts and peg plans for various weaves

Weaving calculations- weft consumption, loom setting – sectional and peg warping

Shuttle less looms

Fundamental weaves


Week 8:

Complex weaves – introduction, colour and weave effects

Knitting – terminology, characteristics

Warp knits – principle, characteristics of warp knits and types

Types of fabrics & their selection


Week 9:

Introduction to computer design software CAD

Introduction to dyeing and printing - principles of dyeing; related terminology; Difference between dyeing and printing

Types of dyeing- fiber, yarn and fabric

Natural dyes- history, sources, environmental advantages, method of moranting and dyeing


Week 10:

Styles of dyeing – Resist, discharge

Hand printing – painting, stencil, block, spray

Machine printing – flat bed and rotary, screen, spray, flock

Advanced methods of printing –Digital printing


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Textiles & Quality Analysis
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Dr. A. Sarada Devi
Dr. Anne Sarada Devi is the former Dean of Home Science from Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) and presently working as the ICAR Emeritus Scientist at the College of Home Science, Hyderabad and also serving as an Honorary Member of the All India Handloom Board, Govt of India. She is an outstanding academician and was a rank holder from the University of Madras in Masters in Home Science. She was conferred Ph.D from the Anna University, Chennai. She has contributed to the quality and the growth of ANGRAU with 35 years of service in teaching, research and extension including 11 years of senior level managerial stint and national technical coordinator for Home Science – Textiles and Clothing under ICAR for a plan period. She has also served as Member, Board of Management, ANGRAU from 2008-2011. The following are some glimpses of her contributions to research and special honours she held.
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    Jul 8, 2024
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