IIHT SALEM

laboratories ​

  • science and humanities lab​
  • general engineering lab​
  • textile technology lab​

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 lab​

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

chemistry lab

Chemistry Laboratory is well equipped for conducting Chemistry practical to I year B.Tech students.

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:​

Plumbing:

Carpentry:

mechanical laboratory ​

mechanical lab equipments:

Welding:

Arc Welding:

Gas Welding:

Sheet Metal:

Machinery:

Study Apparatus:

Demonstration:​

Foundry:

Forging:

Fitting:

Electrical Lab Equipments:

Electronics Lab Equipments:

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,

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 :-

01
Micro Scope-
To view the cross sectional and longitudinal views of fibers
02
Baer sorter
To analyse the staple fiber length parameters
03
Lea strength Tester
To determine Lea breaking strength and CSP
04
Electronic Single yarn strength Tester-
For testing tenacity of yarns
05
Drape Meter-
For assessing Draping quality of fabrics.
06
GSM cutter with Electronic Balance-
For the determination of weight of fabrics in gram per square meter.
07
Abrasion and Pilling Tester-
For assessing abrasion and pilling Standards of upholstery materials.
08
Shirley Stiffness Tester-
Determination of fabric stiffness by measuring bending length
09
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

EEE Lab

computer lab​

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.

display hall​

textile technology lab​

weaving laboratory

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

Improved handlooms and semi automatic looms

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