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Fashion Technology

Fashion Technology - Lab Facility

The Laboratories

Nothing changes so fast as fashion. To keep pace with the international trends in apparel and fashion and our competitors, we use all of our resources and our ingenuity and strive towards adapting to these changes and keep abreast with the industrial practices that are in vogue. This is achieved by the optimal utilisation of the host of laboratories related to textiles and apparel that the department is always proud to talk about.

List of Equipments

Pattern Making and Grading Lab

In this lab, the student learns how she/he can independently create patterns for different kinds of garments in common use. It provides the students with hands-on experience while nurturing their creativity for fashion designing. A bevy of beautiful mannequins and dress forms provide physical form and shape to the creations.

  • Area - 82.91 Sq m
  • 3 batches (each batch of 24 students) of students can utilize the lab effectively at a time.
  • Facilities in the lab includes
    1. Pattern Making tables
    2. Dress forms
    3. Mannequins
Pattern Making and Grading Lab

Garment Construction Lab - I and II

The garment construction skills of the student are developed and honed to industry standards in this lab. The lab is equipped with the world‘s best brand of industry-grade stitching and special machinery. The student is allotted extensive machine hours so that she/he develops confidence and expertise in the operation of all of the machines

  • Area ­- 82.91 Sq m
  • 2 batches (each batch of 36 students) of students can utilize the machines individually at any time.
  • The machineries in the lab includes
  • Single needle lock stitch machine
  • Fusing machine
  • Portable Steam Iron
Garment Construction Lab

Dyeing and Printing Lab

This lab provides the student with the skills of adding aesthetic value to textile material and develops her/his colour sense. The equipments installed in the lab are the best available and cover the range of chemical finishing lab processes such as scouring, bleaching, dyeing, printing, etc. The student is provided with hands-on practice in all of the chemical processes right from fibre identification up to textile finishing

  • Area - 82.02 Sq m
  • 2 batches (each batch of 36 students) of students can utilize the lab effectively at a time.
  • Equipments in the lab includes

    Digital Lander-O-Meter Crock Meter
    Electronic Balance Lab model Jigger machine
    Water Bath Lab Winch machine
    Digital Hot air oven Lab Padding Mangle
    Beaker dyeing machine Physical Balance
    Steamer (Ager) Stirrer
    Perspirometer  
Dyeing and Printing Lab

Textile CAD and Fabric Structure Lab / Computer-Aided Garment Design Lab

This is where the student unleashes her/his creativity and innovation to entirety by utilising world-class apparel software like Lectra, Gerber, Tukatech and so on. Developing a flair for a variety of CAD software that are prevalent in industry enables the student to be ‘job ready‘.

  • Area – 82.02 Sq m
  • 2 batches (each batch of 36 students) of students can utilize the lab effectively at a time
  • The software available in the lab includes

    1. Tuka CAD
    2. Lectra
    3. Reach Merchandising
    4. Reach Fashion Studio
    5. Dobby and Jacquard Design software
Textile CAD and Fabric Structure Lab

Testing and Quality Control Lab

The evaluation of the different parameters that constitute a good quality yarn or fabric are taught and practised in this lab. The equipments installed here are of the highest quality so that the student is exposed to standard test methods that are prevalent in industry

  • Area – 82.02 Sq m
  • 2 batches (each batch of 36 students) of students can utilize the lab effectively at a time
  • The machineries in the lab includes

    Twist Tester (Single yarn) Fabric Pilling Strength Tester
    Digi Tensile Strength Tester Fabric Thickness Tester
    Beesley Balance Double Yarn Twist Tester
    Digi Bursting Strength Tester Single Yarn Strength Tester
    Tearing Strength tester Lab Hygrometer
    Martindale abrasion tester Digital Warp reel
    Sample cutter for GSM Light Fastness Tester
    Precision Scale for GSM Digital Hi Precision Balance
    Automatic yarn appearance Board winder Drape Meter
    Automatic yarn appearance Board –Standards Coarse Length Tester
    Automatic yarn appearance Board Counting Glass
    Crimp tester Eureka Cloth Stiffness Tester
    GSM Round Cutter and Quadrant Balance Fibre Fineness Tester
    Microscope Fabric Air Permeability Tester
    Eureka Cotton Fibre Sorter  
Testing and Quality Control Lab

Mini Project and Design Collection Lab

This lab is primarily designed to bring out the creative talents in the students and provide them with professional guidance to develop them. It deals with the effective use of colour, form and material to match the latest trends in fashion. It also includes an exploration of the diverse and colourful costumes of India and other nations, and the application of add-ons to enhance appearance and design.
Mini Project and Design Collection Lab

Apparel Machinery Lab

In this lab, the student is provided with a comprehensive practical knowledge of the mechanisms by which garment machinery work. She/he is exposed to industry-simulated situations wherein she/he is involved in trouble shooting machinery faults, defective stitching. Systems for routine and regular maintenance of the machinery constitute a vital part of the learning activity.

  • Area – 82.02 Sq m
  • 2 batches (each batch of 36 students) of students can utilize the lab effectively at a time
  • The machineries in the lab includes
    Single Needle Lock Stitch Machine Fusing Machine
    Two needle lock stitch machine Flat Lock Flatbed Machine
    Button Hole Machine Waist Band Attachment Machine
    Button Stitch Machine Collar Turning and Blocking Machine
    Bar tacking machine Flat Lock Cylinder Bed Machine
    Computerized machine Blind Stitch Machine
    Five Thread Over Lock machine Three Thread Over Lock Machine
    Feed of Arm Machine Fabric Cutting Machine
Apparel Machinery Lab