Physical Testing and Quality Control Laboratory  

The Physical Testing & Quality Control Laboratory is one of the busiest laboratories in the Department. In addition to hosting laboratory classes in Textile Testing and Fabric Structure for the B.Sc. Engineering and B.Des. courses it also provides support to undergraduate students in carrying out their project work and course assignments. It also provides extensive support to postgraduate students for the research related practical work.

The laboratory is one of the Department's Textile Testing Laboratories, and carries out a wide range of tests on a variety of textile materials. Our range tests include:

Strength tests
Dimensional stability to washing
Abrasion & Pilling
Yarn properties
Special fabric properties
Fabric & Garment measurements






The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the art machinery, including the Instron Universal Testing Machine, Uster Evenness Tester, Mullen-type Bursting Strength Tester, Martindale Wear & Abrasion Tester, ICI Pilling Tester, Shirley Hydrostatic Head Tester, etc.

Under the ADB Science & Technology Personnel Development Project the laboratory facilities have been further enhanced by the addition of a Nu-Martindale Abrasion & Pilling Tester and a new fully computerised Instron Universal Tester.

Laboratory Staff
Mr. S. N. Niles (Lecturer in charge)
Mrs. D. M. D. S. Dissanayake (Technical Officer)


Mehewara Phase II

Phase II of Mehewara which was named “Akurata Saviyak” was successfully completed at Pannagula Maha vidyalaya, Awissawella

Presidential awards appreciation the contribution of knowledge expertise

Vidya Jothi Professor Emeritus Nimal De Silva, chairman of the national panel of judge board, members of the

University of Moratuwa Convocation 2017 - Dpt. of Textile and Clothing Technology

University of Moratuwa General Convocation 2017 was held at BMICH on 10th & 11th October 2017 <

Winner of Chokalaate mother and Daughter fashion show 2017

Final year student Nisansala Deegala was the overall winner of Chokalaate mother and Daughter fashion show 2017.

The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the four story New Building

The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the 4 story New Building for the Department of

Fashion Premier League - Annual Cricket tournament

Fashion Premier League (FPL), Annual Cricket tournament of

Staff Day Out 2017

Academic and non-academic staff members of the Department


An annual tradition in the Department of Textile & Clothing


The annual Texa ‘Padura’ 2017 was held on


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