Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI) Formerly Known as Goverment Central Textile Institute (GCTI)

Textile Chemistry

The expertise of the faculty is also available at process houses in and out of the city for categorical reporting. Students of this branch meet out the routine facilities. The textile chemistry department has a well equipped laboratory for preparatory processes such as dyeing, printing and finishing. Department has facilities for testing the treatments imparted to textile and their chemical and mechanical properties Department provides all the requirements for the routine practicals and the project based experiments.

Dyeing Workshop


  • Muffle Furnace
  • High Temp.High Pressure m/c
  • Padding Mangle
  • Jigger m/c
  • Transfer Printing m/c
  • Humidity Control Oven
  • Oven
  • Rapid Moisture Meter
  • Smoke Density Tester
  • Light fastness Tester
  • L.O.I.Tester
  • Blocks
  • Screens
  • Pilling Tester
  • Landro Meter
  • Sublimation fastness Tester
  • Crease recovery tester
  • Precipation tester
  • Spectro Photo Meter
  • Calorie meter
  • Reflectance Meter
  • Labo. Microscope
  • Four colour printing m/c
  • Spray gun

Equipment Procured under TEQIP in this workshop

Sl No Name of the Equipment Approx. Cost (RS)
1 Soft Overflow Dyeing Machine 8,75,000
2 IR Sample Dyeing Machine 3,60,000
3 Electronic Balance (02) 1,53,000
4 Water Bath (20) 1,76,000


  • Water repellency test
  • Wettability of fabrics
  • Water penetration
  • Flammability (before & after washing / dry cleaning)
  • Fastness tests 
  • Colour fastness to light 
  • Colour fastness to perspiration 
  • Colour fastness to washing 
  • Colour fastness to Hot pressing 
  • Colour fastness to bleaching 
  • Colour fastness to rubbing (dry & wet) 
  • Identification of dyes
  • Strength evaluation