Wet Processing and Testing Laboratory

The Wet Processing Laboratory is one of the most sought after laboratories in the country. Its academic contribution includes practical classes for the B.Sc. Engineering and B.Des courses, as well as facilities for laboratory work for postgraduate research projects and undergraduate projects and assignments. In addition laboratory demonstrations are carried out for the extensions courses to the garment industry.

The laboratory carries out a wide range of tests on a variety of textile materials. Our range of tests include:

All types of colour fastness testing for textile materials
Dimensional stability to Dry cleaning
Water- repellency of fabrics (Bundesmann and Spray Tests
Sample Dyeing and Printing
Flammability test
Durability test

The laboratory is equipped with modern machinery including the wash wheel, sample dyeing machine, screen printing machine, Mini jet dyeing machine, laboratory scale winches & jiggers etc.

Under the ADB Science & Technology Personnel Development Project the laboratory facilities have been further enhanced by the addition of a Megasol Xenon arc Light Fastness & Weathering fastness tester and Gyrowash colour fastness tester.

Laboratory Staff
Associate Professor. (Mrs.). Samudrika Wijayapala (Lecturer in Charge)
Mr. C. P. Malalanayake (Technical Officer)
Mr. W Chandradasa (Laboratory Attendant)


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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