The Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) Thiruvananthapuram, recently organized a-three 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 release.
K. Iyyappan, lecturer ATDC Tirupur was the lead faculty for conducting this training workshop. Some of the renowned organizations and Apparel Institutes attended the workshop.
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’s hands 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 etc.
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 the manufacturers and new entrepreneurs.”