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Development of aroma based home textiles
Mar 30, 2016

Presented by S. G. Saha  on 30th Mar, 2016

The lecture dwells on the development of aroma finishing for home textile application on natural and blended textiles including jute. Thetechnology uses  microencapsulated aroma oils with binders that can impart durable finishing for 15 home washings. SEM photographs of aroma treated fabrics show the adherence of aroma capsules to the fabrics. The method of application is by pad-dry-cure like other chemical finishing.This aroma finishing technology has potential for commercialization for jute and jute blended fabrics for home textiles.

 

IJIRA Jute Industry interactive meet.
Mar 18, 2016

IJIRA – M/S KAMARHATTY CO. LTD. INTERACTIVE MEET

The fourth interactive meet with M/s Kamarhatty Co. Ltd. was organized by IJIRA at 3:00 pm on 18th March, 2016 at IJIRA conference hall. The representatives of M/s Kamarhatty Co. Ltd.  who attended the meet is given below -

Name

Designation

Shri M K Sharma

President

Shri S K Pathak

General Manager

Shri P C Behera

Vice President

Shri Sinjan Bose

Vice President (Maintenance)

IJIRA Jute Industry interactive meet.
Mar 18, 2016

IJIRA- M/S LUDLOW JUTE & SPECIALITIES LTD. INTERACTIVE MEET

The fifth interactive meet with M/s Ludlow Jute & Specialities Ltd. was organized by IJIRA at 5:00 pm on 18th March, 2016 at IJIRA conference hall. The representatives of M/s Ludlow Jute & Specialities Ltd.  who attended the meet is given below -

Name

Designation

Shri A K Todi

Managing Director

Shri Anand Saraff

Deputy Manager

Shri Subir Mitra

Jt. President

Shri Suresh Agarwal

Textile Adviser

Applications of Biopolymers - Chitosan and Konjac Glucomannan.
Mar 16, 2016

Presented by Dr. Anand Iyer  on 16th Mar, 2016

Dr. Iyer has given a mesmerizing lecture on applications of two versatile biopolymers namely Chitosan and Konjac Glucomannan in biomedical uses. His lecture highlighted the extraordinary properties of Chitosan and its wide range of prospective applications in agriculture, biomedical, waste treatment and food & beverages. He has also thrown light on the wonder polymer Konjac Glucomannan which has tremendous capacity of liquid absorption and retention. Dr. Iyer categorically mentioned about the prospects of these biopolymers in developing Jute based products for high end uses.   

Geo-synthetics in Water Sector
Mar 11, 2016

Presented by Dr Murari Ratnam on 11th Mar, 2016

The presentation has been made on the following areas:

1.      Detail description of Geosynthetics

2.      Fibres for Geosynthetics

3.      The functions and advantages of Geosynthetics in civil engineering works.

4.      Different types of Geosynthetics products.

5.      Testing of Geosynthetics

6.      Use of geotextiles for river bank and Dam protection – Case studies

7.      Scopes of R & D with Jute Geotextiles

An interactive discussion was held on the various geosynthetic products & application possibilities of jute based geotextiles in water sector. And it was concluded that systematic study with jute geotextiles are required to establish and claim its benefits for the application in water sector.  

 

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