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, B.Des and NDT 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)


Extension Course New Time Table

New Time Table for Extension Courses  

Moratuwa University Textile Association seminar, 16 September 2016

GSP + & Its Impact on Apparel Export Industry symposium was held on 16 September 2016 at The Kingsbury Hotel Colombo.

The Speech Craft Program

The Speech Craft Program 2016 was held on 24th August at the Department


The Annual General Meeting of the Fashion Design Students Society of the Department


The inauguration of the MAS Award for the Best Overall  


The Annual General Meeting of the Textile Engineering Student  


The annual Texa ‘Padura’ 2016 was held on 17May at the  

Dr GLD Wickramasinghe was promoted to Professor

Dr GLD Wickramasinghe was promoted to Professor in Textile Engineering of the  

Dr. EASK Fernando has been promoted to the post of Professor

Dr. EASK Fernando has been promoted to the post of Professor in Textile Engineering  

MRT Textile featured in World Bank blog

Department of Textile and Clothing Technology, supported by the HETC, which is  


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