The exhibition "Textile Machinery from Past to Present" launched at the ITU Gümüşsuyu Campus. 

The exhibition, sponsored by İTKİB, launched on December 9, 2022, on the 3rd floor corridor of the Faculty of Textile Technologies and Design.

Our Dean Prof. Dr. Ömer Berk Berkalp delivered the opening speech of the exhibition. Our Vice Rectors, Prof. Dr. Şule Itır Satoğlu and Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kumral, İTHİB Vice Chairman of the Board Ali Sami Aydın, İHKİB Vice Chairman of the Board Mustafa Paşahan, as well as many of our graduates, students, industry representatives, academic and administrative staff participated in this great excitement.

The “Textile Machinery from Past to Present” Exhibition brings the test devices which were the best technology of its time, that had been used for both education and laboratory needs of the industry since the establishment of the Textile Chair (1955) together with todays. The exhibition has the distinction of being the first laboratory test equipment exhibition in the field of textile within a university in Turkey.

In the exhibition, there are a wide variety of devices manufactured especially in the 1950s-1960s, such as yarn and fabric strength testers, pH meters, hair hygrometers, polymeters, microscopes, scales with different working principles. The Jung-Thoma Sledge Microtome (E. Leitz Wetzlar, Germany (1923)) is the oldest device in the exhibition.

We would like to thank our exhibition sponsors, İTHİB, İHKİB, and İTÜ Rectorate, as well as the academicians from our faculty who contributed with the exhibition's preparation and organization.

Academicians who contributed to the exhibition's preparation and organization:

Prof. Dr. Ömer Berk Berkalp
Prof. Dr. Burçak Karagüzel Kayaoğlu
Assist.Prof.Dr. İpek Yalçın Eniş
Dr. Berdan Kalav
Dr. Hande Sezgin
Res.Assis. Aybeniz Seyhan
Res.Assis. Janset Öztemur
Res.Assis. Nurşah Çağlar
Res.Assis. Melis Küçükyılmaz

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