11th Jun 2018
Several metal parts in Indian satellites will be significantly lighter in future when these are replaced by composite textiles manufactured by the Ahmedabad Textile Industry Research Association (ATIRA). The recently-inaugurated Vacuum Assisted Resin Infusion Centre (VARIC) in Ahmedabad will manufacture these spacecraft parts using carbon composites.
10th Jan 2018
The National Institute of Design (NID) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ahmedabad Textile Industry's Research Association (ATIRA) for establishment of a Materials and Product Innovation Centre (MAPIC). The association will also help in exchange of information and sharing of essential facilities between both the organisations.
27th Nov 2017
Focus Incubation Centre (FIC) for Composites has been inaugurated at Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association (ATIRA). The FIC is part-sponsored by the ministry of textiles, Government of India to promote technical textiles. Applications for product developments at the FIC include prepeg, phenolic, composite panels, laminates and moulded...