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Joint Technological Conference to be held on Dec 30
Dec '15
SITRA, ATIRA, BTRA and NITRA will jointly organise the 56th Joint Technological Conference, a knowledge platform for textile industries at SITRA campus, Coimbatore on December 30, 2015.

“During this conference, a number of technical and research papers covering areas from spinning to chemical processing and technical textiles will be presented by scientists of all these associations,” a press release said.

According to the press release, participants will gain exposure to the various research projects undertaken by these institutions and there will be good interactions between panel members, technicians and scientists.

The morning session will focus on 'Operational Studies and Fibre Processing' and there will presentations on 'Can a spinning mill achieve a single digit Total HOK?' and 'Studies on quality attributes of Bt-cottons'.

Other presentations include 'Influence of electron beam irradiation on textile fibres' and 'Influence of the pre-opening process in a carding machine on fibre quality'.

The second morning session will have presentations on 'Development of stretchable cotton fabric: An alternative to texturised nylon fabric', 'Self-Stitched Products from Loom' and 'Weaving Technology for Narrow Width Fabrics and High Strength Belts'.

In the afternoon, papers will be presented on 'A Study on impact of harmonics on electrical failures', 'Compressed air monitoring system' and 'AC motors burn out in textile industry - causes and impact on motor performance'.

Other papers to be presented include; 'Prussian or Pthalocyanine Blue: Investigation by different techniques', 'Use of Bentonite Clay in Pretreatment of Textiles' and 'Environment friendly processes: Bio-preparation technology and mercerisation process control'.

Parallel sessions will also be held on technical textiles which include; 'Development of mopping pad using nonwoven and woven structure' and 'Development of collagen coated hernia mesh'.

Other sessions will be on 'Development of fabrics using various fibres blends to develop protective clothing for oil and gas industry workers and 'Effect of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment on Properties of Mechanically Bonded Nonwovens'.

Other presentations include, 'PTFE Nano-fibre based filter media'; Protective textiles for protection against electromagnetic radiation', 'Development of conductive fabrics and its applications'; 'Textile Reinforced Concrete' and 'Medical Instrumentation'.

Industry non-member delegate fee is Rs 1,250, for students Rs 1,000 and for spot registrations; it is Rs 1,500 per delegate and will cover cost of the resume of papers, lunch, refreshments and other expenses.(AR)

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