1. Conducting Seminars/ Workshops to create awareness in the field of Technical Textiles In order to create awareness among the entrepreneurs in the field of technical textiles SASMIRA has been organising seminars and workshops in various segments of technical textiles for the past one-decade. These seminars and workshops have been listed below.
Seminar on Technical Textiles – 1998
Seminar on Automotive Textiles - 2000
Seminar on Geosynthetics emerging opportunities in India - 2000
Seminar on Spandex - emerging opportunities for apparel and Technical Textiles in India - 2001
International seminar on Technical Textil 2002
Seminar on Technical Textiles in India –Today and Tomorrow - 2005
“Technical Textiles-2006” (with FICCI) Sept. ‘06
SASMIRA’s R & D efforts have been dedicated to development/ indigenisation of
Technical Textile Products Considering the importance of this field SASMIRA started developing various products through sponsored projects with an aim to be prepared with available technology of specific products. These are developments include:
Development of Agro-shade net fabrics
Development of Chemical Protective fabrics
Development of Multilayer Sportswear Fabrics (Refer Fig.1)
Development of Soft armour Ballistic Protective fabrics
Development of Pavement overlay fabrics(Refer Fig.2)
Indigenisation of Woven Geo-grid Fabrics
Indigenisation of Airbag fabrics
Development of special finishes for parachute fabric
Recycling of PET bottle waste to manufacture various(Refer Fig.3)
Certification Of Technical Textiles
In order to support evaluation or certification of technical textiles, SASMIRA has NABL accredited laboratory providing testing and consultancy services for Technical Textiles.
The laboratory provides more than 20 test facilities catering to technical textiles.
Specialised test services for Geotextiles, automotive textiles, medical textiles,
home textiles, industrial textiles are available.