Manmade fiber technology
Manmade fiber technology is a branch of textile engineering, where textiles and fibers are developed from artificial sources. The demand for manmade fibers is on the rise and they are required in the ever growing fashion and apparel industries. The growing land for natural fibers is not increasing in the equivalent ratio to its demand, which is climbing day by day due to healthy growth in per capita income worldwide and change in lifestyle. To complement with the natural fiber materials, the manmade fibers have also made way to our lifestyles. Polyester, nylon, polypropylene, Kevlar, Corterra, Bamboo, viscose and high density polyethylene fiber include some of the man made fabric materials. After completing the course, the students mainly start their career in the textile industry, fashion and apparel industry.
Core subjects – The core subjects include the following:
Chemical processing of Textile
Textile Testing and instruments
Chemical Processing of Textiles Lab
Computer Application in Textiles
Design and Structure of Fabric
Instrumentation & Control
Information Technology in Textile
Further education – After completing B. Tech in Manmade fiber technology, you can go for M. Tech, followed by research.
Job profiles – Some of the job profiles can be as follows:
Quality control supervisor
Medical textiles engineer
Top recruiters – The textile and fabric companies are the biggest recruiters of this department. Some of the top names are as follows:
Arvind Mills Ltd.
Lakshmi Machine Works