Technical textiles are defined as textile materials and products used primarily for their technical performance and functional properties rather than their aesthetic or decorative characteristics. This course targets the specific areas of technical textiles depending on the product characteristics, functional requirements and end-use applications. The learner at the end of the course will be able to appreciate the vast scope of technical textiles in various sectors of geotextiles, sports textiles, protective wear, textile reinforced composites, filter fabric, compression bandage, automotive textiles, UV protective textiles and nonwoven hygiene textiles.
INTENDED AUDIENCE :UG and PG Students of Textile, Clothing and fashion technology, Material science etc.
PREREQUISITES :Suitable of 4th Year UG Textile or PG Textile;Basic textile courses
INDUSTRIES SUPPORT :Not Applicable
COURSE LAYOUT Week 1:Introduction to Technical TextilesWeek 2: Textile reinforced compositesWeek 3:Textile reinforced compositesWeek 4:Textile reinforced compositesWeek 5:Filter FabricsWeek 6:GeotextilesWeek 7: Extreme cold and heat protective clothingWeek 8:Extreme cold and heat protective clothingWeek 9: Sports Textiles;UV Protective TextilesWeek 10:Ballistic Protective TextilesWeek 11:Compression bandagesWeek 12:Automotive Textiles;Nonwoven Hygiene Product