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53rd Joint Technological Conference at BTRA in Feb 2012
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The Bombay Textile Research Association is organizing the 53rd Joint Technological Conference of ATIRA, BTRA, SITRA and NITRA on 17th & 18th February 2012.

The scheduled conference is 53rd in the uninterrupted series held every year by rotation at each venue. The conference is hosted by BTRA once in four years and accordingly this time it will be held at BTRA in Mumbai.

The papers for presentation in this premier conference will be based on recent R & D trends and of immediate importance to the industries in all major textile areas from the four TRAs.

The conference provides threadbare discussions on R&D carried out by the four Textile Research Associations and possibility of adopting them in the industry. The following research papers from four TRAs are scheduled to be presented and discussed during two days of conference.

Ahmedabad Textile Industry's Research Association (ATIRA)
• Concept of 3 Dimensional Hollow Fabric for Utility in Automobiles
• Nano-Textiles
• Economical Fire Retardant Fabric for Industrial Work Wear
• Techno-Economic Viability of Enhanced Oil Recovery using PEF Technology

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA)

• Atmospheric pressure plasma technologies for modification of textile surface properties
• Development of test method for analyzing formaldehyde content in textile auxiliaries
• Chemical and electrochemical polymerization of polypyrrole on textile substrates for achieving electrical conductivity characteristics.
• Improved dyeing of polyester fabric through microwave treatment.
• “ECOFAST” – An eco-friendly alternative to salt in reactive dying

Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA)
• Development of combat uniform cloth from various blends for the purpose of safety and comfort of soldiers
• How to reduce style changeover time in Garment Industry
• Fire Retardant Fabrics from Corn Fibres
• Development of Cut/Stab Resistant Fabrics using HMPE (Hi-Modulus Poly Ethylene) Fibres

South India Textile Research Association (SITRA)
• A study on fibre to yarn conversion cost
• Qualitative & quantitative requirements of cotton in the 12th five year plan
• Energy conservation measures in modern spinning mills : Case studies
• Development of spun silk garments made from hollow yarns

The conference will be of two days duration. The conference as a tradition has always attracted a large number of technical and business oriented audience from all over the country whereby the reported figures of the paid delegates during the last conference were 500 plus.

As we have fixed the target for enrolling delegates, we kindly request you to take your decision at the earliest, in order to avoid last minute disappointment.

The Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA)

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