26th Quality Survey - Survey on the quality of single compact yarns

SITRA has a long history of helping the mills in achieving world class quality standards by providing them Scientific test results and analysis. SITRA has been carrying out survey of quality of yarns for many years.

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yarn conditioning

Study on the effect of yarn conditioning on yarn characteristics 

Hygroscopic textile yarns and in particular cotton yarn characteristics are very much related to the amount of moisture present in them. With increasing sensitiveness to snarling, spirality in hosiery yarn, etc.

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bi-directional sutures

Design and development of an automated equipment to produce knotless incision Closures. 

SITRA, in an earlier project has developed Barbed bi – directional surgical sutures. To develop this, SITRA has designed & fabricated a pilot model equipment with production capacity of around 5 m/shift of 8 hrs.

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face mask

Design and fabrication of an instrument to assess the resistance of materials used in medical facemasks to penetration against aerosol particles using latex spheres.

A surgical face mask also known as a procedure mask, is intended to be worn by health professionals during surgery and at other times to catch the bacteria shed in liquid droplets and aerosols from the wearer's mouth and nose.

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hospital bed linens thermal properties

Hospital bed linens for enhanced thermal properties.

The aim of this project is to design hospital bed linen with improved comfort properties using nonwoven, woven and 3D knitted spacer performs, especially for coma patients; who have neither voluntary in involuntary movements.

Body comfort depends on the distribution of the pressure (body weight) at the points of contact of the body

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woond dressing electrospinning

Development of wound dressing made of electro spun herbal drug and allopathic drug incorporated in PCL nano membrane.

The use of electrospun nanofibrous dressings has  attracted a great deal of attention in biomedical applications such as tissue engineering, scaffolding, wound dressing, artificial blood vessels, drug delivery carriers, cosmetic and skin masks, etc. 

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blood filters

Development of a Leuko-Depletion Blood Filter

The main objectives of the project are: 

  • To develop a non-woven filter for removing leukocytes from blood and its components before blood transfusion.
  • To filtering the other impurities present in the blood components 
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woond management bandages

Development of textile matrices for the effective wound management

Principal goal in wound management is to achieve rapid wound closure with functional and aesthetic scar. According to the recent reports, wound healing generally begins with the initiation of four distinct but overlapping phases viz hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation and remodeling under normal conditions. Activation of these pathways determines the rate of healing of specific type of wounds.

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hernia mesh

Development of Collagen coated on hernia mesh

The key objective of the project is to develop biological mesh to repair hernia by coating synthetic mesh with collagen. Collagen coating overcome various problems (infection, bowel adhesion, recurrence etc) associated with current synthetic meshes and provide mechanical support, tissue remodeling along the mesh scaffold.

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moping pads

Development of Mopping pads using Non-woven and Woven structures

Mopping pads are cleaning towels during surgery. Basically woven cotton gauze in multiple layers is stitched as pads. To improve the performance of these pads spun-lace non-woven fabric

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mobile doffing machine

Design & Development of a Modified Mobile Doffing System for Ring Spinning Machines

In ringframes, doffing is a labour intensive operation requiring 6 persons for 1008 spindles. In these days of severe labour shortage, already ringframes with link coners having inbuilt stationary automatic doffing system

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