CTF functions providing platform for innovative developments
Centre for Textile Function was initiated in the year 2007 as an integral part of the textile industry in Shirpur. Main aim of this centre is to bridge the gap between industry and education by industry participation in education. The institute adopted
the concept “see and learn and work and learn” methodology, which is grooming the students to face
the emerging challenges in the textile industry.
As CTF is started as an integral part of the Shirpur textile park, it has got entire textile manufacturing infrastructural facility from fibre to finished garment manufacturing. Also CTF got Advance Workshops and Laboratories at MPSTME Shirpur Campus equipped with latest machines and testing equipment to train students and make them relevant with the present industrial processes. Bosch Rexroth lab at MPTP
campus is equipped with advance training equipment
in pneumatics, hydraulic, mechatronics and
CTF signed an MoU with industries to develop industry institute interaction and bridge the gap
between Industry and education. The aspects of MOU
are to impart basic knowledge to the technical graduates to work in present Technology and to develop curriculum and make students relevant to work in different profession: viz , R&D/production/planning/design and development /maintenance/marketing and servicing” and to collaborate with machinery manufacturers; supply and delivery new technology along with trained manpower.
CTF had conducted various industrial training programmes titled: entrepreneur’s development programme on terry towel manufacturing. It was attended by more than 20 entrepreneurs from all over India. The entrepreneurs and manufacturers of terry towel from Sholapur, Maharashtra are highly influenced by this programme and installed more than 1000 modern terry towel manufacturing looms. One-month textile graduate engineer trainee orientation program on automation in man-made fibre production for employees of AYM Syntex, Silvassa. Productivity enhancement and supervisory skill development programme for industries in Shirpur textile park. CTF is promoting one-month automation training programme in spinning, weaving, processing and garmenting for employees of industries.
CTF conducts all practical on industry shop floor
as per curriculum. Industry experts were appointed as
a mentor to clarify technical doubts provide hands on practices during practical session. The interaction with industry mentors inspire and promote students to do industry oriented project work. The current batch of textile engineering students filed three patents based
on their final year projects.
CTF has developed innovative home textile products for electromagnetic shielding effect, this project is sponsored by Mohan Spintex, Vijaywada. In the short span of six months, CTF faculties succeed to achieve shielding efficiency of 75 per cent in the fabrics tested
by BTRA Labs, Mumbai. These fabrics and textile products can be used for various health care products in hospitals for doctors, nurses and patients to avoid radiations and harmful effects of electronic gadgets in ICU, MRI and x-ray, etc.
- Sahas Bansal filed patent on glass fibre reinforced poly-ether ether ketone (PEEK) composites using carbon nano filler as bearing cage material
Harshal Patil, filed patent on automatic rubbing fastness tester with pneumatic actuators for colour fastness testing of dyed fabric
Anupama Rajput on low-cost functional eco-friendly cloth medical diaper with natural fibres’