ATDC's 3-day textile testing workshop in Kerala
24
Nov '15
The Apparel Training & Design Centre's (ATDC) Training of Trainers (TOT) Academy, Thiruvananthapuram recently organized a-3 day workshop on 'Principles of Textile Testing' aimed at training textile industry professionals and students from apparel sector. More than 25 participants attended the workshop, ATDC said in a press release.

K. Iyyappan, lecturer ATDC Tirupur was the lead faculty for conducting this training workshop. Some of the renowned organizations and Apparel Institutes which attended the workshop were Texport Industries (P) Ltd, Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd, Govt. Institute of Fashion Designing, and NSS Women's College etc.

The main aim of this workshop was to upgrade the knowledge base in Textile Testing for a swift growth in career by providing the students and textile professional'shands on training in Fibre Analysis, Strength Properties, Colour Fastness, Stability Performance, Yarn Count, Yarn Twist and to enrich the skill levels of Industry Personnel.

The workshop included practical sessions on Fibre Identification,Procedures for evaluating Colour fastness and Physical Properties. The Colour Fastness Tests included-Crocking, Light, Washing & Perspiration, Evaluate the GSM - Count & Construction, Tensile Strength & Elongation, Breaking & Bursting Strength, Tear Strength, Pilling Resistance Test, Dimensional Stability to Washing, Dry Cleaning & pH.

Speaking about the workshop, K. Iyyappan, training expert said “I believe Textile Testing provides most critical support to fulfil the quality requirement of domestic and international buyer requirements. This type of workshops is a medium to convey the significance of Textile Testing in apparel manufacturing for apparel manufacturers and new entrepreneurs”

“As a trainee of this workshop, I felt that a lot of things have come in a nut shell from Fibre to Fabric and the related testing at each stage. Workshop was really helpful to revamp what we have studied during the past years and it will also help me in my career as Testing Knowledge is essential in Product Development” said Sanil Herman, a student who participated in the workshop.

The TOT Academies have been actively formulating strategies & establishing methodologies for development of Course Contents, Digital Contents, Soft Skill Modules, conducting Customised Training Programs for Industry Personnel across various domains including shop floor skills, fabrics, Industrial engineering and Advance Programs on 'LEAN Management' etc, the release said. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

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