ENGLISH LAB/LANGUAGE LAB
English is a language of opportunities and it plays vital role in securing desirable employment. Accuracy and fluency in the use of language are very essential. Technology aided learning has started and playing a significant role in the pursuit of language learning. Our English language lab is equipped with CLARITY English software which enables our students to enrich four essential skills of language learning such as Listening , Speaking , Reading and Writing . The software can be used independently and a self-monitoring feedback system is also available for the users to assess their performance.
Physics laboratory is spaciously built and equipped with modern equipments pertaining to the curricolum and syllabi of Anna University, Chennai. The lab is equipped with sufficient number of instruments which enable the students to perform experiments individually and gain practical knowledge. Some of the major resources in the laboratory include
- oltrasonic Interferometer
- Semiconductor band gap determination set up
- Torsion Pendolum set up
- Young’s Modolus apparatus
- Carey Foster’s bridge
- Poiseuille’s apparatus
- Travelling microscope
- Dark room & He-Ne Laser set up
- Air wedge set up
- Lee’s Disc apparatus
Chemistry Laboratory is well equipped for conducting Chemistry practical to I year B.Tech students.
The chemistry laboratory has equipments such as
- Conductivity Meter
- pH Meter
- Flame Photometer
- Tubolar Furnace
- Muffle Furnace
- UV Chamber
- Hot Air Oven attached with Incubator
- Suction Motor Pump
- Sufficient Glassware’s and apparatus
ENGINEERING PRACTICE LAB
To provide hands on experience to students on various basic engineering practices such as Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical & Electronics Engineering, the laboratories are equipped with the following tools, equipments and machineries.
CIVIL LAB EQUIPMENTS:
- Pipe Vice
- Pipe Threading Dies
- Wood Planer Machine
- Iron Jack Plane
MECHANICAL LAB EQUIPMENTS:
- Arc Welding:
- Arc Welding Transformer
- Welding Booth with Exhaust Facility
- Gas Welding:
- Oxygen and Acetylene Cylinder
- Sheet Metal:
- Bench Vice
- Centre Lathe Machine
- Drilling Machine
- Shaping Machine
- Bench Grinder
- Hand Drilling Machine
- Power Hack Saw Machine
- Circolar Saw
- Demolition Hammer
- Study Apparatus:
- Centrifugal Pump
- Air Conditioner
- Moolding Box
- Moolding Table
- Hearth Furnace
- Machine Vice
- Electrical Lab Equipments:
- Single Phase Transformer
- Variable Resistive Load
- Variable Inductive Load
- Variable Capacitive Load
- AC Ammeter
- AC Voltmeter
- Power Factor Meter
- Energy Meter
- Digital Live Detector
- Digital Molti Meter
- Electronics Lab Equipments:
- Logic IC Trainee Kit
- Soldering Iron
- Function Generator
- Dual Regolated Power Energy
Dyeing & Printing Lab
The dyeing lab is well equipped with water baths for dyeing practice and laboratory models of Roto Dyer (to dye 18 samples at a time) , Hand operated padding mangle, High temperature High Pressure beaker dyeing m/c, Hydro extractor, Winch dyeing m/c, Beam dyeing m/c, Padding, Dyeing & Thermo fixation m/c i.e. stente, Soft over flow dyeing m/c, Lab jigger, Lab Winch, to train the students individually as well as in groups so as to gain through knowledge in preparatory and dyeing process. The students will also study the effect of temperature pH and time with respect to the dyeing process using different classes of dyeing. The printing lab is equipped with number of wooden blocks, screens to train the students individually in printing cloth samples by using different styles of printing.
The Students are also trained in various techniques such as Tie and dye, Batik, Kalamkari, Stencil, Spray and Metallic Prints, with various classes of dyes on different type of material.The students prepare record of their dyed and printed samples of yarn and fabrics respectively with recipes and procedures.The Processing lab has two sections namely Dyeing lab & printing lab.The basic operation of processing , Dyeing and finishing process were carried out in dyeing lab. It is provided with sufficient water pipe line , gas pipe line & with lab. m/c-s along with manual operations.
The lab is provided with,
- Water bath for working i. e scouring, dyeing, bleaching of small samples.
- H.T.H.P. beaker dyeing m/c. for dyeing polyester. Nylon & p/c blend.
- winch m/c.
- H.T.H.P. Beam dyeing m/c.(demonstration purpose oniy).
- Soft over flow dyeing m/c.
CLOTH ANALYSIS LABORATORY
The students are given cloth samples with different weaves, Textures and patterns for extracting the technical details for its reproduction. The Cloth Analysis lab is equipped with tools and instruments such as counting glass ,crimp tester, Beesley’s count testing balance ,GSM cutter with electronic weighing balance.
Textile Testing lab
Textile Testing lab is established with modern electronic textile testing instruments. The students are allowed to work on these instruments individually to carry out testing analysis of data and test result. The standard of training enables them to get placed in international labs. The list of some important instruments are given below :-
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|1||Micro Scope-||To view the cross sectional and longitudinal views of fibers|
|2||Baer sorter||To analyse the staple fiber length parameters|
|3||Lea strength Tester||To determine Lea breaking strength and CSP|
|4||Electronic Single yarn strength Tester-||For testing tenacity of yarns|
|5||Drape Meter-||For assessing Draping quality of fabrics.|
|6||GSM cutter with Electronic Balance-||For the determination of weight of fabrics in gram per square meter.|
|7||Abrasion and Pilling Tester-||For assessing abrasion and pilling Standards of upholstery materials.|
|8||Shirley Stiffness Tester-||Determination of fabric stiffness by measuring bending length|
|9||Shirley Crimp Tester-||To test crimp percentage of warp and weft yarns raveled from fabrics|
|10||Shirley Crease Recovery Tester-||To measure the crease recovery property of fabrics in degree angle|
|11||Hot Air Oven-||For oven drying of yarn and fabric samples to calculate moisture regain and moisture content.|
|12||Wrap Reel-||To prepare samples for count and lea strength testing|
|13||Colour Matching Cabinet||To match the colour in different source of light|
|14||Hydralic Bursting Strength Tester.||To assess the bursting strength of knitted , Non-woven fabrics etc.|
|15||Electronic Twist Tester||To test the TPI/TPM from the single and folded yarn.|
|16||Elmendorf Tearing Strength Tester||To test the tearing strength of fabrics|
|17||Spray Rating Tester||To determine the water repellency .|
|18||Electronic Lea Strength Tester||To test the lea strength of cotton yarn in lbs from the calculation of CSP (Cont for Strength Product)|
|19||Heal’s Thickness Tester||To determine the thickness of fabrics|
|20||Shrinkage Testing Tester||To determine the shrinkage percentage of fabric directly after washing.|
|21||Laundrometer||To test the washing fastness of dyed materials|
|22||Crock Meter||To test the rubbing fastness of dyed materials|
|23||Beesley’s Balance||To test count of yarn from small swatches of fabrics|
|24||Knowle’s Balance||To determine count of yarn from cones and bundles|
Computer Aided Textile Design (CATD) Lab
Computer Aided Textile Designing is the prime activity of present Textile Industry. CATD is an easy tool to create design and patterns, change designs and patterns, change colour combinations etc.
The CATD Lab is equipped with licensed Paintshop pro version 8 in all the terminals to enable the students to practice figured design creation, design arrangement, design setting (Scanning) etc in respect of Dobby and Jacquard Designs. This design can be simulated to visualize the actual size and colour appearance after weaving. The CATD lab is also provided with licensed version of continental CATD software for designing and graph preparation.
Computer Colour Matching (CCM)
The students are given training in CCM to
- To match and formulate a recipe for a given dyed sample of fabric/yarn/fiber.
- To assess the difference between the dyed sample and the reference sample to match accordingly.
- To evaluate colour strength and colour properties.
- To create the database for colour matching and further reference.
Computer lab has sufficient number of Desktops, networked with internet facility of 8 Mbps for all the students. Each terminal is loaded with the basic software and allows the student to access the sophisticated design tools.
The students are encouraged to get hands on experience in various programming platform like Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Turbo C and open source software.
- Relevant Legal system and Application Software are used.
- Licensed Windows Software and AutoCAD software are available.
- All the computers are networked using 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN Technology.
- Internet Facility is available with required bandwidth.
TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY LAB
Handloom weaving laboratory
Handloom Weaving Practice lab is equipped with handlooms, preparatory equipments such as Charka, sectional warping machine and sufficient number of handlooms with different weaves such as plain weave ,derivatives of plain weave ,twill weaves , mockleno weaves, honey comb weaves, huck -a-back weaves ,double cloth, triple cloth ,backed cloth ,welts and pique, terry etc. for practical training of the students on weaving technology and fabric structure.
Handloom weaving lab is equipped with large number of Handlooms so as to provide individual loom to each student to practice design, drafting, denting and sample development. The students also gain conceptual knowledge of different motions of weaving such as primary, secondary and auxiliary motions.
Weaving laboratory is equipped with
- Sectional warping machine
- Pit loom
- Pit loom with lattice dobby
- Frame loom with lattice dobby
- Multi treadle frame loom
- Multi treadle frame loom with lattice dobby
- Jacquard loom with 200 ,400, 600 hooks jacquard
Improved handlooms and semi automatic looms
- Improved handloom
- Hatters sley semi automatic loom
- Nepali pedal loom
- Chittaranjan handloom
- Banaras semi automatic loom
- Itchalkaranchi circular box loom
Powerloom Weaving Lab
Powerloom Weaving lab is equipped with preparatory machines such as cone winding, pirn winding, warping etc. and looms such as semiautomatic looms, ordinary powerloom, automatic powerloom etc. The students practice dismantling and erection of different mechanisms of preparatory machines and looms.
Preparatory machines and looms
- Motorized Charka
- Vertical pirn winding machine
- power operated Sectional warping machine
- Underpick powerloom
- Overpick powerloom
- Underpick loom with climax dobby
- Powerloom with double lift double cylinder jacquard