LEATHER TECHNOLOGY

Department Profile

Kanpur is the only place in Northern India imparting Under Graduate courses in Leather Technology. The department was established in the year 1978 (then HBTI). It is reputed for producing quality engineers who serve leading firms and different sectors of the industry. The department has continuous interaction with Industry for Training, Exposure and Awareness.

Vision

Department of Leather Technology at HBTU aims at being a leader of innovation in the area of Leather to produce quality technologists of world standards to deliver the benefits of the developed technologies to the people.

Mission

  • To achieve academic excellence and practical knowledge in the fields of Leather, Leather Application, and allied areas.
  • To inculcate technical competence in students for formulation, manufacture and application of advanced Leather with eco -friendly and sustainable approach.
  • To develop state-of-art facilities for testing and consultancy for industry to make the department a center of excellence in the field of Leather at global level.
  • To develop indigenous and adaptable technologies related to Leather for small scale production and to develop entrepreneurial skills, towards betterment of society.
Programmes
B. Tech. in Leather Technology
Syllabus
B. Tech. in Leather Technology

Syllabus

B. Tech Chemical Technology (Leather Technology) New Syllabus VIEW
B. Tech Chemical Technology (Leather Technology) VIEW
LEATHER MICROSCOPY AND BACTERIOLOGY VIEW

Course structure for PhD program in different specializations.
PhD courses should be taken by students in consultation with their thesis supervisors.

Faculty
Mr. Sumant Chatterjee
Associate Professor & Head

 [email protected]

 7081300542

Name Designation Mobile No. Email Id
Mr. Manish Kumar Saini Assistant Professor. 8574551899 [email protected]
Mr. Ram Singh Assistant Professor 9455893012 [email protected]
Administrative Officers
Staff Members
Shri.-Sanjay-Kumar-research

Shri D.K. srivastava

Instructor

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Students

The students are placed in reputed firms like TATA, LANXESS, STAHL etc,. and govt. positions in CLRI, OEF, GLI etc,. The department is connected to the local leather industry of Kanpur as well as other places like Kolkata, Jalandhar, Agra etc,. The students qualify GATE , GRE, CAT, Civil services etc,. regularly.

Laboratories

Micro Biology lab

Trinocular microscope with photographic arrangements, Autoclave, Student Microscope, Stage Micrometer, Centrifuge, Colony Counter Owen, Humidity Owen, Thermostatic Batch, Incubator, Paraffin Embedding Bath, Refrigerator.

Analytical Chemistry Lab

Mechanical shaker, Soxhlet apparatus, Rotaryshack, Vacuum Owen with Vacuum pump, UV-vis spectrophotometer, Electronic Weighing machine.

Leather Processing Lab

Fluffing Machine, Toggle Drier, Setting Machine, Buffing Machine, Spray Booth, Experimental Drum, Tannery Shaving Machine, Hydraulic Press.

Instrumentation Lab

PH Meter, Dissolved Oxygen Meter, Photoelectric Calorimeter, Spectrophotometer, Conductivity Meter, Tintometer Flame Photometer, Densitometer, Digital Conductivity Meter.

Physical Testing Lab

Abrasion Tester, Bursting Strength, Tester Crock Meter, Flexometer, Penetrometer, Tensile Testing Machine.

Facilities

The department has physical testing laboratory, chemical testing laboratory,microbiology laboratory, computer facilities and Leather processing workshop. All the laboratories have most of the required equipments for efficient conduction of laboratory practicals for the undergraduate students.

Research/ Project/ Consultancy
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Achievements

The students are placed in reputed firms like TATA, LANXESS, STAHL etc,. and govt. positions in CLRI, OEF, GLI etc,. The department is connected to the local leather industry of Kanpur as well as other places like Kolkata, Jalandhar, Agra etc,. The students qualify GATE , GRE, CAT, Civil services etc,. regularly.

Publications

Paper Published by Sumant Chatterjee in International Union of Leather Technologists & Chemists Societies XXX Congress at Beizing , China in poster presentation category , Topic “Synthetic Resins & Leather Finishing” .

Contacts

Mr. Sumant Chatterjee

Associate Professor & Head

Phone: 7081300542

Email: [email protected]