Course Name: Yarn manufacture I : Principle of Carding and Drawing

Course abstract

Carding and drawing are two fundamental process in yarn manufacture. In carding the fibre tufts are opened , cleaned and separated thoroughly by fast moving pinned surfaces and then reassembled to form a nice 2D array of fibres which is subsequently transformed into an uniform sliver. Drawframe is essentially a stretching device for sliver used to improve mass irregularity of sliver and parallelization of fibres

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Prof.R Chattopadhyay

Dr. R Chattopadhyay, is working as professor in the department of Textile Technology, IIT Delhi. He has been teaching in the department for last thirty years and has keen interest in yarn manufacturing process, mechanics of yarn structure, process control, application of statistics in textile industry and textile product design.
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M.Tech(Textile Engineering)

 Course Duration : Aug-Sep 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 06-Aug-2018