Process of Reeling Cut or Pierced Muga Cocoons to Obtain Continuous Filament

kaushik-boruahKaushik Boruah

Process of reeling cut or pierced muga cocoons to obtain continuous filament April 16, 2018 Edit

The process developed by Kaushik helps to obtain continuous silk filaments from the cut or pierced muga cocoons.

Traditionally, the cut/pierced cocoons are used to make gicha yarn in the villages. Using this process, 50 percent of silk from these cocoons can be recovered; rest can be used to make gicha yarn.

He is 2010 IGNITE Award recipient and the patent (1244/KOL/2010) for his invention is filed by NIF.

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