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Atlas Copco welcomes Chicago Pneumatic minister Piyush Goyal launches powerful in Sweden light rig-mounted hydraulic breaker

Atlas Copco recently welcomed Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India to its mine in Sweden, along with an accompanying FICCI delegation. Piyush Goyal’s visit to Sweden is a follow-up of coordination and Energy Minister Ibrahim Baylan’s trip to India this October. With the objective to share knowledge and experience, Atlas Copco hosted a visit to their test mine outside Stockholm, Sweden. They presented their latest mining technology, focusing on safety, productivity and well as on energy efficiency. The discussion on energy efficiency also covered Atlas Copco’s major achievements in compressors. A round table discussion with main players from the Swedish mining industry was part of the program. Atlas Copco was represented at the round table discussion by Jess Kindler, division President at Mining and Rock Excavation business area and


Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing at Compressor Technique business area. “Atlas Copco manufactures equipment to better allow us to help our clients boost productivity with optimum equipment solutions”, said Jess Kindler, division President at Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique. “We are continuously striving to deliver high-technology solutions that help our customers enhance productivity, meet energy-efficiency goals and achieve their business objectives.” “India is our fastest growing market and we are proud to be present with our long established manufacturing capabilities delivering the latest, most energy-efficient technology to the Indian industry,” said Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing, Compressor Technique.

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International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic has launched the RX12, a powerful new rig-mounted hydraulic breaker for carriers between 9-15 tonnes. Compared to its predecessor model, the RX12 offers a 10% increase in output power and a 28% increase in impact energy. Ralf Majchrzak, spokesperson for rig-mounted attachments at Chicago Pneumatic commented: “With the RX12 we have further improved our hydraulic breaker portfolio, and are now able to offer our customers a solution for carriers between 9-15 tonnes that delivers both increased power and consistently reliable performance.” With a service weight of 625 kg and a tool diameter of 90 mm, the RX12 delivers a combination of high reliability and efficient performance; making it ideal for a range of light demolition, landscaping, building renovation and road construction applications. The RX12 features an innovative mono-block design, with the cylinder and tool holder integrated in one piece. This reduces the total number of parts, and eliminates the need for side bolts, to increase overall reliability. The inclusion of a replaceable cylinder sleeve also cuts repair time and costs. The new breaker’s double tool retainer bars ensure optimal working tool guidance, with a onepiece floating wear bush enabling quick and easy field replacement of the working tool. The RX12 has a central lubrication point for

manual greasing, but can also be equipped with an automatic lubrication device called CP-Lube. To lower stress levels for man and machine, the RX12 has a breaker box guidance system that dampens noise and vibration levels. As with all hydraulic breakers in the RX range, the RX12 features gas/oil hybrid technology, an internal control valve, and a Power Booster mode that reuses wasted recoil energy for increased efficiency and performance.

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Ace Pipeline commissions landmark Mangaluru- Bengaluru LPG pipeline Ace Pipeline Contracts Pvt. Ltd., known for engineering and construction of cross country pipelines for oil and gas industry, recently completed works and commissioned the Mangaluru— Hassan – Bengaluru – Mysore LPG pipeline project which was being constructed by it for Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL). This pipeline project which traverses through the treacherous terrain across the Western Ghats and

large swathes of rubber & coffee plantations with undulating terrain for a length of 358 km, costing about Rs 838 crore shall make a drive across the highway safe and shall reduce environmental pollution. Commenting on this unique project, Mr. Anoop Singh, Managing Director, Ace Pipeline Contracts Pvt. Ltd., said,“This is a landmark project for us as a company and for the oil & gas industry, having

been installed across extremely challenging terrain in a record time.” The project completed mandatory statutory inspection and audit by Oil Industry Safety Directorate in September 2016 and was commissioned in November 2016 with 150 MT per hour of LPG being pumped from the dispatch terminal at Mangaluru, which is equivalent to 9 LPG bullet tankers. The pipeline is equipped with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)enabled remote control system to monitor the pipeline round theclock. The pipeline is installed across various


rivers such as Gurupur, Netrvathy, Hemavathy and Cauvery by using the state of the art trenchless horizontal directional drilling for which Ace Pipeline are well renowned. The pipeline is equipped with emergency shutdown valves at various locations to be able to block flow of LPG in case of any contingencies. The success of the pipeline project is also a feather in the cap for the HPCL project team who built strong relationship with affected landowners and district administration with their CSR activities and fair compensation.



Forgetech India 2016 announced Forging industry is one of the key players in the auto component manufacturing sector and a major contributor to the Government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) the apex body of the Indian Forging Industry, to commemorate their 50-year long journey announced the dates for country’s biggest biennial conference-cum-exhibition, Forgetech India 2016 at Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon on 3rd and 4th December 2016. This forum intends to bring together the entire forging industry and other allied industries on a common platform to share, demonstrate and exchange ideas. It will be an ideal platform to facilitate a deeper understanding of the latest trends in the forging industry worldwide, knowledge sharing, information and experiences, benchmarking their company with the industry stalwarts, networking and getting updated on latest developments in forging technologies. Forgetech India 2016 will witness participation from numerous national and international


brand enterprises and forging players. More than 24 sponsors and 17 exhibitors covering the whole gamut of forging industry including forgings, forging materials, and forging equipment applied in fields of automobile, solar, aerospace, railways and wind sectors will be exhibiting and showcasing their technology, products and techniques. The exhibition-cum-seminar will have knowledge exchange and sharing within forging companies from India as well as international companies participating from counties like China, Japan, Korea and Europe, who will also be exhibiting their products on the Forgetech India 2016 platform. Sharing his thoughts, Ranbir Singh, President, Association of Indian Forging Industry, said, “It is our indeed pleasure to announce the first chapter of India’s biggest biennial conference cum exhibition Forgetech India 2016 on completion of AIFI’s 50 glorious years. This first-of-its-kind industry initiative will be a platform to discuss and share knowledge, insights, environmental and economic trends and industry best practices to uplift and upgrade our facilities and productivity. Another focus area is to position Forgetech as a platform to bring industry and academia together for building awareness and greater understanding of the industry scope and opportunities.”



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BAUMA China 16 surpasses all world records

Once again Bauma China 2016 held in Shanghai – China from 22 – 25 November 2016 proved its supremacy by the highest number of visitors & exhibitors. Over 1,70,000 visitors from 49 countries and regions and 2953 exhibitors from all over the world in the area of 300000 sq. mtrs. (an area equal to 42 football pitches) proves the magnitude of Bauma China 16 said Mr. Om Prakash, Director – InORBIT Tours Pvt. Ltd. As per the statement of Mr. Stefan Rummel, Mg. Director of Messe Munchen the Organisors,


he was satisfied with the result. Bauma China 16, the 8th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Materials, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles attracted world leaders in the subject machinery as exhibitors. Besides the existing leading companies, many new exhibitors participated in Bauma China 2016. Indian visitors ranked as one of the 10 top countries for highest number of visitors other countries included Korea, Russia, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Singapore and Taiwan.

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HANNOVER MESSE showcases best of 21st Century manufacturing U.S. President Barack Obama called it “the world’s leading show for industrial technology.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it is “the biggest industrial show of all.” HANNOVER MESSE is not only the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology, but also a standing annual appointment for political and business leaders from all over the world. HANNOVER MESSE 2017 (24–28 April; Hannover, Germany) unites seven trade fairs at the Hannover Exhibition Center: Industrial Automation, MDA–Motion, Drive& Automation, Digital Factory, Energy, ComVac, Industrial Supply, and Research & Technology. Roughly 6,500 companies from 70 countries present their products and services to more than 200,000 visitors from 80 countries. Poland is Partner Country in 2017. As the birthplace and

driver of Industrie 4.0, HANNOVER MESSE is a magnet for business leaders and politicians who want to learn how digitalization is transforming manufacturing and energy systems. HANNOVER MESSE is also a major platform for technology transfer and the only event in the world that presents the complete industrial value chain, from product development all the way to final finishing. HANNOVER MESSE attracts managers from small and medium-sized companies as well as CEOs from global enterprises such as Apple, Foxconn, Microsoft, and Volkswagen. Roughly one third of visitors come from abroad. Ninety-five percent of these are trade professionals, 68 percent are key decision-makers, and 44 percent are executives. Furthermore, 52 percent of visitors seek new suppliers. Exhibitors

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HANNOVER MESSE Leading platform for growth markets HANNOVER MESSE in Hannover, Germany, is the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. With the lead theme “Integrated Industry – Creating Value”, HANNOVER MESSE is also the global showcase for Industrie 4.0 and integrated energy systems. In order to meet customer needs, Deutsche Messe, the exhibition company behind HANNOVER MESSE, also


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mate protection are priorities. From 1 to 4 November 2016 at the Shanghai International Exhibition Centre, visitors discover how far China has progressed as exhibitors at Deutsche Messe’s industrial trade fairs present products and services for China’s industrial transformation. Together, PTC ASIA (power transmission and fluid technology), CeMAT ASIA (intralogistics and supply chain management), ComVac ASIA (compressed air and vacuum technology), and Industrial Supply ASIA (subcontracting and lightweight design) comprise Asia’s largest industrial trade event. Under the unifying motto of “Smart Manufacturing”, roughly 1,700 companies exhibit on 130,000 square meters of display area. Eighty-thousand visitors are expected. The United States was Partner Country at HANNOVER MESSE

2016. U.S. President Barack Obama brought the largest American contingent ever to Hannover and opened the show with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The timing was perfect, because the U.S. market has become the bearer of hope for global industry. Launched in 2014, “Make in India” is India’s program to build a world-class manufacturing industry by attracting foreign investment, encouraging innovation, and supporting workforce development. India showcased itself as Partner Country at HANNOVER MESSE 2015, generating interest from countries all over the world. Deutsche Messe’s WIN INDIA maintains that interest by providing the venue in India where foreign companies can explore the latest business opportunities and trends in the world’s seventh biggest economy.

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TCIEXPRESS is now listed on the NSE and BSE TCIEXPRESS, a specialist and leader in Express distribution in India announced the listing of its shares on the bourses. Earlier this year, the company de-merged from its parent company TCI, to form a separate business entity focusing on express delivery services. The company has announced its listing on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) at an opening value of Rs. 369.25 and Rs. 367.95 respectively per share. The total paid up capital of the company stands at Rs. 765 Lacs. With the demerger, the new shareholding pattern offered is, each shareholder of TCI Ltd. has been allotted one equity share of Rs 2/- each of TCIEXPRESS Ltd. for every two equity shares of Rs 2/- each held in TCI Ltd. The opening day trading saw the shares rise to a high of Rs. 387.70 per share on NSE and Rs. 386.30 per share on BSE and a low of Rs. 350.80 per share on NSE and Rs. 349.60

per share on BSE. The closing price for the day was Rs. 351.95 per share on NSE and Rs. 350.55 per share on BSE. The company revenues touched approximately Rs. 364 crore for the first half of the year (H1) registering a moderate growth of 15%, and for the rest of the year company expects to grow in the range of 18%-20%. The EBITDA for H1 of FY 2016-2017 stood at Rs. 3131 crore which was 20.38 per cent over the H1 of FY 2015-2016 and PAT stood at Rs. 18.43 crore, registering a growth of 35.51 per cent over the H1 of the last fiscal. With strong cash flows TCIEXPRESS is looking at investments to the tune of Rs. 250 crore over the next five years. These investments will be used for strengthening sorting centers and storage, strengthening IT capabilities, upgrade assets and set up a strong foundation to meet the market requirements and stay competitive. In the immediate future the company does not plan to make any

significantly large investments but will watch the market after the introduction of the GST before taking any decisions. TCIEXPRESS will be led by Mr. Chander Agarwal who serves as the Managing Director to the company. He will be responsible for planning the strategic growth of the company. Established in 1996, as one of the foremost divisions of its parent company Transport Corporation of India Ltd (TCIL), TCIEXPRESS demerged with a vision to become a leader in door-to-door express logistics player in India. The key focus sectors for TCIEXPRESS include consumer electronics, retail, apparel and lifestyle, automobile, pharmaceuticals, engineering, e-commerce, energy/ power and telecommunication. The company has wide distribution network locally with 550 owned centres at present covering more than 13,000 locations. For more information

Strengthin 100, the industry’s first Thin Wall Stainless Steel Pipe Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has launched its new StrengThin™ 100 range for thin wall stainless steel pipes. The new product range, designed to overcome challenges associated with welding thin wall stainless steel pipes, is another first-to-mar-


ket launch for Victaulic. The current trend in the construction market across Europe is towards the use of thin wall stainless steel piping, it is the sector’s go-to, particularly for chilled water, cooling, potable water and oil-free air systems. With increased efficiency of onsite material handling, thin wall stainless steel pipe lowers total installation costs, making it as the preferred option for many. However, welding thin wall stainless steel isn’t without its risks. Overheating the pipe and needing chemicals to pickle and passivate the pipe to restore its corrosion resistance, are just two of the challenges associated with

the welding process. To address these industry challenges, Victaulic created the StrengThin™ 100 System. Mark Gilbert, Victaulic Vice President and General Manager, EMEAI, said: “At Victaulic we constantly aim to be on the front foot of innovation in the construction industry. We look to provide our customers with products that are more time efficient, cost effective and safer than anything else on the market. StrengThin100 is just that. Finally, our customers can use thin wall stainless steel piping without the fear of overheating the pipe as a result of welding, an issue that has challenged the industry for years.”

Victaulic’s new grooved mechanical piping system also uses the company’s propriety Installation-Ready Technology, which provide fast, easy pipe connections, eliminating the need to disassemble the coupling with no loose parts to lose or drop. The coupling is rated up to 16 bar and suitable for temperatures ranging from -34°C to +121°C. The system also includes a full line of lightweight stainless steel fittings and valves, as well as a new StrengThin™ 100 grooving tool.

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CII awards Maithon Power Plant for excellence in operation management

Tata Power’s Maithon Power Limited (MPL), the Company’s 74:26 joint venture with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), has always stood out for its excellence in operations, implementation of innovative technology and managing its people. In recognition to its excellence, MPL has been honoured with two awards by the Confederation of Indian Industries for being Leader in Excellence in Operation Management and Emerging Leader in People Management. Maithon Power plant has maintained an exemplary track-record of project execution excellence, customer care, and world class operation & workforce management. K Chandrasekhar, ED & CEO, MPL along with his team at MPL comprising of Rakesh J Singh, Sriballav Singh, and Boban Chacko, received the award from R Mukundan, Co-Chairman, CII Institute of Quality. Commenting on the achievement, K Chandrashekhar, CEO


& ED - Maithon Power Ltd, Tata Power said “it’s an honor for us at Maithon Power Ltd, to have been conferred with the awards recognizing our efforts in Operation Management and People Management. Our team has worked hard in maintaining global standards in every sphere of our operations. We bag this honour with great value entrusted to safety in our premises and workings, and I heartily congratulate everyone for their valuable contributions. We would strive further to ensure more such laurels keep coming to MPL.” Tata Power’s Maithon Power Limited is in a continuous process of conducting various training programmers on a regular basis to ensure that the employees are thoroughly trained and well equipped with latest technological & operating mechanism on the stipulated parameters set by the company. The company regularly reinstates the importance of manpower and maintains worldclass HR and IR standards at their project sites ensuring the most cordial and safe environment at the workplace.

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Talent management: A formidable task If one were to assess the total assets of oneself or one’s organization, then the human centric qualities and resources would certainly top the list. Machines come and go...buildings can get dilapidated; but the treasure chest of human capabilities are both sustainable and in a sense eternal. The center point of an employee’s USP is the consortium of talent he has. If this is completely and dedicatedly harnessed for the good of the organization, then it is a situation of hitting the goldmine. If we think of Talent Management, there are three nodal aspects of Talent management, namely, recruiting the talent personnel, nurturing the talent in that personnel and training personnel in talent management.


hat if you could attract your competitor’s best employee for some extra money? Sounds easier than done! Attracting high-worth individuals from the competitors is not everyone’s cup of tea! Targeting them and finally hiring them is the test of your competencies experience, personal traits and brain application. This is where the strategic approach plays an important role. A full-fledged department, precisely Talent Management (a part of HRD), especially dedi-

cated to the purpose is required to recognize, source and poach them. However the process doesn’t end here. It is a never-ending course of action that requires continuous effort. Talent Management, as the name suggests, is managing the ability, competency and power of employees within an organization. The concept is not restricted to recruiting the right candidate at the right time but it extends to exploring the hidden and unusual qualities of your employees and developing and nurturing

them to get the desired results. Hiring the best talent from the industry may be a big concern for the organizations today but retaining them and most importantly, transitioning them according to the culture of the organization and getting the best out of them is a much bigger task. Talent Management in organizations is not just limited to attracting the best people from the industry but it is a continuous process that involves sourcing, hiring, developing, retaining and promoting them while meeting the organization’s requirements simultaneously. Therefore, it can be said that talent management is a full-fledged process that not only controls the entry of an employee but also his or her exit.

Benefits of Talent Management Talent management can be a discipline as big as the HR function itself or a small bunch of initiatives aimed at people and organization development. The result is a workforce that is more committed and engaged, determined to outperform their competitors and ensure a leadership position in the market for their organization.

Financial Benefits of Talent Management There are pros and cons of every management philosophy and the associated processes.


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However, all in all in the long run, the talent management ethos would definitely contribute to the tangible prosperity of a company.

Talent Management Process People are, undoubtedly the best resources of an organization. Sourcing the best people from the industry has become the top most priority of the organizations today. In such a competitive scenario, talent management has become the key strategy to identify and fill the skill gap in a company by recruiting the high-worth individuals from the industry. Let us discuss the stages included in talent management process: • Understanding the Requirement: It is the preparatory stage and plays a crucial role in success of the whole process. • Sourcing the Talent: This is the second stage of talent management process that involves targeting the best talent of the industry. • Attracting the Talent: it is important to attract the talented people to work with you as the whole process revolves around this only. • Recruiting the Talent: This is the stage when people are invited to join the organization and the actual process of hiring begins here. • Selecting the Talent: This involves meeting with different people having same or different qualifications and skill sets as mentioned in job description. • Training and Development: After recruiting the best people, they are trained and devel-


oped to get the desired output. • Retention: Certainly, it is the sole purpose of talent management process. Retention depends on various factors such as pay package, job specification, challenges involved in a job, designation, personal development of an employee, recognition, culture and the fit between job and talent. • Promotion: No one would prefer to work in an organization at the same designation with same job responsibilities. Job enrichment plays an important role. • Competency Mapping: Assessing employees’ skills, development, ability and competency is the next step. • Performance Appraisal: Measuring the actual performance of an employee is necessary to identify his or her true potential. • Career Planning: If the individual can handle the work pressure and extra responsibilities well, the management needs to plan his or her career so that he or she feels rewarded. • Succession Planning: Succession planning is all about who will replace whom in near future. • Exit: The process ends when an individual gets retired or is no more a part of the organization.

Talent Management - Opportunities and Challenges: There is no dearth of professionals but there is an acute shortage of talented professionals globally. Every year b-schools globally churn out management professionals in huge numbers but how many of them are actually em-

ployable remains questionable! Nonetheless, global or local at the grass roots level talent management has to address similar concerns more or less. It faces the following opportunities and challenges: • • • • •

Recruiting Training and Developing Retaining Developing Leadership Creating talented ethical culture

Return on Investment for talent management, the war for talent in the global economy, leveraging competitive advantage through talent management, performance management - integral component of talent management, empowering talent at the workplace, different aspects of talent management, performance management and career development are some nodal aspects to be considered and addressed, now and forever.

“Talent management is all about attracting the most beautiful butterflies in a well nursed and enchanting garden full of flowers and fragrance.” DR. JYOTI D.VORA, MUMBAI


For us, welding value is more and more created in the global, constantly evolving networks, says Rashmi Ranjan Mohapatra

Managing Director – Kemppi India

Kemppi’s niche in Welding Technology

Mr. Rashmi Ranjan Mohapatra Managing Director – Kemppi India


Kemppi is a company from Finland. It has started from the year 1949 in Finland and is based out of Lahti. We have a humble beginning. The founder Mr. Marti Kemppi started the company in the garage after the World War II. 95% of our production is exported outside Finland. During the initial days itself we used to export to Far East countries like Vietnam and Taiwan. Today KEMPPI is a global player having presence in 90 countries of the globe. We have 16 subsidiaries in the world and employ approximately 700 people. It clearly shows our resolve to be “near to the customer”. We have 2 production plants – The first one is in Lahti, Finland and the second one is in Chennai, India. This underlines our commitment to the Indian market and our customers. Kemppi has been in the forefront of technology. The “INVERTER” technology was introduced to the Welding World by Kemppi. Our products have a “Human Touch”. The ergonomic design of our equipment has been appreciated in various forums. Our FITWELD and SUPERSNAKE were awarded the RED DOT AWARD in 2009. Our new product KEMPACT RA has been awarded “IF Design Award” in Europe. Each of our product is made as per the requirement of the customer/ industry. This gives us an edge against the competition. Our SUPERSNAKE is a wonderful product for Shipbuilding industry and the recently launched WELDEYE system is the “first of its kind in WELDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.” Our RDI (Research, Development and Innovation) is the core and epitomizes the strength of KEMPPI. We have been consulting other industries on the adaptation of “Inverter Technology”. Kemppi is a specialist in ARC WELDING and

offer products on MMA, MIG and TIG. Our solution comprises Equipment, Industrial Services and Software. We are the first one to bring in Total Welding Quality Management to the world of welding.

As the world moves in to the Internet of things; Kemppi has taken large strides in this direction. Some interesting points: • Today 80% of the Welding Machine is electronic. • The size of the market is $ 9724 million. • 50 billion devices to be connected by 2020 ( as written above ) • The internet changed the way of working by connecting all the PCs of the world – as a matter of fact, Kemppi created the “Internet of Welding.” With each passing minute, thousands of welds are welded all over the world at an increasing pace in even larger and more complex projects. Each weld is integral to the quality, and thus safety of the construction, and everyone close to it. All in all, welding is a big responsibility - and you are never far from a weld. WeldEye is a universal solution to manage welding production. A balanced combination of software, hardware and cloud service, WeldEye creates value through insight: Insight into WPS compliant welding quality, production progress, personnel qualifications and much more.

Standing as a technology leader Kemppi is the pioneering company within the welding industry. We believe that everything that can be connected will be connected. For us, welding value is more and more created in


the global, constantly evolving networks – in the meeting point of different industries, users, technologies, equipment, software and services.

Stop guessing – Start knowing: The demand for productive and sustainable welding solutions is universal. As our customer, you experience every day what proven technologies, expertise and fast reaction truly mean. You can win in welding results, documentation and learning time, material use, and manpower. Together, we always find new value to share just by knowing better. Our technology levels support you whether you are planning an affordable welding start-up or searching for an industry-proven and smart welding solution. In case you want the highest return onyour investment, we provide you with advanced and welding management software. That way, you get a 360-degree view of your profit, project and results across multiple sites. As the pioneering company within the welding industry, it is our role to develop solutions that make you win business. Welding solutions on which you can trust your future. In this we don’t compromise, but instead continue challenging the conventional. And this is just the start.

Innovations Kemppi showcased recently: The innovation comes from hardware and software. While the hardware undergoes incremental development the software has been growing rapidly. The software has taken paradigm shift. Our Total Welding Quality Management is the best example for the latest innovation in this segment. It brings in the following for the welding industry:

Road map for the company yearning for excellence and growth: Ten percent of Kemppi’s annual revenue is used for Research, Development and Innovation. “Understanding the customer’s needs, processes and goals is our most important task. New technology enables us to achieve this goal,” says our Director-Technology Centers, Mr. Mikko Veikkolainen.


Insight Creates Value

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NICKUNJ : The synergy of


Mr. Nickunj Shah, Chairman & Managing Director Nickunj Eximp Entp P Ltd

Q. Nickunj has gained substantial market share in Indian market, please brief its journey from the inception & share some its milestones? Our journey commenced four decades ago as a product and service provider with one product: crucibles for melting non-ferrous metals. This was followed by graphite to be


used in high temp applications and super alloys (nickel based) for the aerospace industry. Our customer base expanded in concurrence with the first wave of industrial reforms in the 90’s. In timely fashion, pneumatic & electric tools, machine tools accessories, and high temperature insulations were introduced. The Piezometer System


was introduced thereafter and has proved to be a stellar product, much in demand even today. Carbon Fiber, Fabric, Carbon Carbon Composites (CCC) and Graphite Paper for Fuel Cell Applications were added to the product portfolio. We set up our own machine shop to manufacture machined graphite components, thus strengthening our commitment to customers. In the early 2000’s, we ventured into a totally unrelated product basket with machines and consumables used in the manufacture of gold, silver and imitation jewellery were offered under the JMMC Division. Refractory products were added and we were pioneers in introducing the neutral ramming mass for Coreless Induction Furnaces (CIF) in Indian foundries. We set up a facility for manufacturing EDM Wires, which was a milestone achievement. Emboldened by the stupendous success of the JMMC, we were inspired to offer the most technologically advanced products 3D Printers, laser marking & welding machines, titanium sheets, and nickel based super alloys amongst others. These products were offered under 15 various divisions, created by bunching products specific to an application or industry. About

seven years ago, however, we underwent a restructuring and consolidation process and all the divisions were reorganized under 5 business verticals: Advance Engineering Solutions; EDM Solutions; High Temperature Solutions; Jewellery Manufacturing Solutions and Metal Cutting Solutions. From a single office in 1987, we have grown to a head office in Mumbai, 10 branch office locations, 6 retail outlets, and 3 job shops. Further, we employ 380 agile and competent individuals catering to a customer base in the excess of 25K. Q. Please brief us about company’s global reach & what are the global alliances that has been made in order to out-front the competition? One of our key strengths is our 60 global partners, who are renowned leaders in their own specific fields. Some of these partnerships are more than 25 years old. All our partners have grown their business in India, emboldened by Nickunj’s partnership and support. Some have even established their operations after years of hard work put in by the Nickunj team to establish the brand in the country. Our core competency has always

Nickunj - Head Office Overview

been in sourcing technologically-driven cost-effective products and services for our customers in India. To achieve this objective, we have committed to extensive overseas visits; to interactions at various levels with manufacturers; and to trials and evaluation at the customer end. The marketing initiatives were complemented by an efficient after-salesservice. This service was manned by extremely competent staff, who have been trained at our overseas principal’s facilities. Lastly, transformation from simply a company offering products, into an End to End Solution Provider is our methodology to out-front the competition. Q. What are the market prospects for the Nickunj products in India and How do you plan to position these products? Industrial demand has been fluctuating with positive bias on a long term basis in India. The prospects are infinite and the potential huge. The Prime Minister’s ambitious “Make in India” campaign, coupled with the advent of foreign investment in manufacturing facilities in India, will have an exponential effect on demand. Indian customers are very cost conscious and are open to trying new products and solutions. We have products and solutions suited to specific applications. Additionally, our wide product spectrum finds applications in most of industries, offering us an inroad to more opportunities. Our experience, expertise, product knowledge and close collaboration with customers enables us to position our products/solutions strategically. Q. Can you brief us about the marketing strategies that were applied in order to stand out in the competition? Our approach has been “Glocal”. We meet the needs of local customers with global solutions, providing maximum cost efficiency and minimum risk for customer. One of our offerings is sourcing and supplying difficult to procure materials. We go one step further to combine our products with cost-effective solutions packages, thus | DECEMBER 2016


providing all necessary technical inputs and administrative assistance for setting up Greenfield projects. This has helped create a niche for ourselves in a fairly saturated market with fierce competition. Another Nickunj strategy is our Productivity Improvement Program. We use our customers facilities, and deploy our personnel and products to substantially increase productivity and ensure steady & regular consumption of our products. The customers benefit from increased productivity, while we gain from a regular flow of captive business. Q. Brief us about the R&D and Quality policy for your business? All our overseas principals have very stringent and efficient quality assurance controls in place. They have strong R&D facilities to keep the products in tune with the latest technologies. The products we offer are subject to stringent quality controls. In our graphite machine shop, with continuous R&D efforts, we were able to machine components of acceptable quality on conventional machines (normally machined only on CNC’s or VMC’s). This was done with reduced machining time and minimum wastage. In fact, off-cuts generated were used for machining other components thereby making

the component competitive. Our stated Policy on Quality is enumerated below: We at Nickunj Eximp Entp P Ltd are committed to offer quality products & services to all our customers by providing a superior technological edge, innovative hitech industrial products and services backed by trained, agile & competent staff. By deploying the synergy in SOURCING quality products, offering sound SOLUTIONS, responsive & prompt SERVICE and unmatched SUPPORT, we are committed to continual improvement leading to total customer SATISFACTION, which is synonymous with the name ‘NICKUNJ’. Q. In your opinion how can the Indian manufacturing industry become globally competitive? • Mass Production / Economies of scale • Focus on Productivity • Continuous Product Development through own R &D efforts. • Stringent Quality Control & Assurance Systems • Automation, wherever possible • On time delivery. • Skill Development

Q. What are the key technological trends that are driving your industry? • Automation in manufacturing. • Use of laser. • Combination of software with equipments to enhance efficiency. • Environment friendly materials in industrial /construction industry. Q. How do your perceive the future of the Indian manufacturing industry? We are indeed catering to the manufacturing industry, and therefore, my reply to question 3 above partially answers this question. Whilst there could be setbacks in the short term, the long term forecasts are intact and with the slew of measures including the tax reforms adopted by the government, the future seems to be bright for the manufacturing industry. Further, demographic advantage with focus on digitization will play out to increase demand and that bodes well for manufacturing Q. What is your vision for your company ? Make NICKUNJ Numero Uno in each field of operation. Play a CATALYTIC ROLE to make India technologically competent and self reliant.

Mission We at NICKUNJ, aim to emerge as an end-to-end manufacturing solutions provider, drawing inspiration and guidance from our overseas Principals and from the active support of Team NICKUNJ, comprising of 380 talented professionals. We take challenges in our stride and endeavour to create benchmarks in providing, ‘best-fit’ solutions to our clients’ needs of ‘efficient manufacturing’. We remain committed to meeting the complex demands of our valued customers by stretching our core competencies, viz. “Innovative Product Sourcing”, “Customized Solutions” and “Impeccable Customer Service”, beyond conventional standards. We strive to maintain a focussed approach and ensure the expansion of our scope, far beyond the realms of basic trading activities – delivering only the highest quality products, complete manufacturing solutions, productivity improvement projects and various other services through our in-depth industry knowledge. We aim to “Catalyse & Transform” every step of the manufacturing processes of our customers, enabling us to proudly proclaim that NICKUNJ is truly: “Catalysing Transformation”.


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New Fluke infrared cameras deliver fast detection of maintenance problems Fluke Corp has introduced the Fluke Ti480 and TiX580 Infrared Cameras with 640 x 480 resolution and MultiSharp Focus, delivering exceptional image quality to industrial, process, utilities maintenance and building inspection professionals who need high measurement accuracy to quickly detect problems. With the Ti480 Infrared Camera, Fluke introduces 640 x 480 resolution into a rugged, pistol-grip form factor. The camera provides fast, one-handed operation to perform multiple inspections quickly and accurately. Now there is an “everyday” camera, with four times the resolution power of many commonly used 320 x 240 pixel cameras, for quick point-and-shoot troubleshooting. The new TiX580 Infrared Camera features a 240-degree rotating screen that allows thermog-

raphers to easily navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images with ease. The 5.7-inch screen provides 150 percent more viewing area than a standard 3.5-inch screen, enabling thermographers to quickly identify issues in the field and easily edit images directly on the camera, reducing production time back at the office. Both cameras include MultiSharp Focus, an advanced focus system that takes multiple images with a press of a button. The camera combines them to produce one focused image of both near and far objects, delivering precision image clarity guaranteeing an in-focus image when you get back to your office no matter what the conditions. Features include: SuperResolution, which captures multiple images and combines them

to create a crisp, sharp 1280 x 960 resolution image — four times the pixel data of a 640 x 480 image. Another feature is LaserSharp Auto Focus, which uses a laser distance meter to calculate the precise distance to the designated target for sharper, more accurate images. The new infrared cameras integrate into Fluke Connect — the company’s full-feature platform permits Fluke tool users to receive, store, visualize, and report electronic measurement data from more than 40 Fluke Connect wireless test tools. This allows technicians to record and share thermal images, along with electrical and other measurements, in real time via their smartphones or tablets and automatically upload them to the cloud. For more information Web:


DV Singh takes over as CMD of THDC India Limited Dhirendra Veer Singh today assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of THDC India Ltd. (THDCIL), one of India’s premier hydropower generators with an installed capacity of 1450 MegaWatts. Prior to taking over as CMD, Singh was holding the charge of Director (Technical) in the company; Singh’s tenure as CMD shall be up to 30 April 2021. THDCIL is a ‘Mini Ratna –Category-I’, Schedule ‘A’ and ISO certified public sector undertaking,and currently has a portfolio of 18 projects totaling to an installed capacity of 6,374 MW in various stages of development. Its flagship asset is the Tehri Dam Project, one of the country’s most important multipurpose projectsthat, besides generating 1000 MW of power to the Northern Grid, also provides irrigation benefits to 8.74 lakh hectares area in Uttar Pradesh and 200 cusecs of drinking water to Uttar Pradesh and 300 cusecs to the Nation al Capital of Delhi. In keeping with Government of India’s renewed


focus on renewable energy, THDCIL is now diversifying into wind and solar energy generation. It has already commissioned a 50 MW Wind Power Project at Patan, Gujarat and is developing a 50 MW Solar Plant with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in Kerala. Singh takes over the company at a critical juncture as it seeks to consolidate its position

in the hydropower industry as well as strike out into the wider renewable energy space. “After a professionally fulfilling journey of more than two decades with THDCIL, it is an honor to take up this new responsibility,” said DV Singh. “As CMD my objective would be to ensure that THDCIL continues to work as a responsible hydropower developer, and that we can take the same focus on sustainability to all our new endeavours.” Singh is a civil engineering graduate from NIT Rourkela (1983), and has more than three decades of exhaustive experience in underground works, powerhouse works, spillways, contracts, material management, rehabilitation and heavy civil construction. Before joining THDCIL, Singh worked with Larsen & Toubro.

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C&S Electric announces its new Joint Venture Company C&S Electric, the leading electrical and electronic product manufacturer in India is pleased to announce the formation of its new joint venture company TC Electric Control LLC for serving US market. TC Electric Controls will operate out of its office in Schaumburg Illinois with warehousing facilities in Sterling IL and Melbourne Florida. TC Electric capabilities include stocking as well as local engineering support. TC Electric’s goal is to serve the broader long term interest of C&S Electric as a whole in the region. An important part of this will be supporting its existing customers with local support and by working together as needed to grow its business. The product lines for Joint Venture will include Controlgear and Switchgear products used for power distribution, control & protection application for various facilities ranging from commercial and


industrial facilities to utilities and power generation facilities About C&S Electric Limited Established in 1966, C&S Electric Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment in India. It is India’s largest exporter of industrial switchgear & power busbar products. C&S Electric products are used in applications ranging from power generation, transmission and distribution, protection and final consumption.

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Lapp India : Pioneering the smart cabling solutions with business intelligence Mr. Marc Jarrault, MD - Lapp India Pvt. Ltd.

Q. What are the milestones your company has achieved till date? Lapp India, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany a 100% subsidiary of the LAPP GROUP Germany, is a leading supplier of integrated solutions and branded products in the field of cable and connection technology. Having started its operations in 1996 with a manufacturing unit in Jigani-Bangalore, it is the second largest plant outside Germany. In 2012, Lapp India completed the first phase of its second manufacturing plant in Pilukedi, Bhopal. The manufacturing plant in Bhopal produces more than 216,000 kms of single core cables per annum, catering mainly to the Building Cable Segment. In 2014, the production area at Jigani was also doubled and a new multi core line was commissioned in Bhopal with a total investment of over 5 Million Euros. Currently, Lapp Group has the second biggest market in India. In 2015, Lapp India provided about 140,000 km per year of power, control, data and instrumentation cables along with connectors, accessories and end to end systems to over 5,000 active customers spread across different industry segments in India. These segments include automation, textile, automotive, machine tools, oil and gas, renewable energy, process industries, as well as in the infrastructure and building sectors. Since inception, Lapp India has played a key role in Lapp Group’s global growth. At Lapp, innovation is at the core of its business and all our products are driven by innovation, to win the trust of customers. This can be seen through our milestone that the company achieved in terms of supplying 2 GW grid connected solar project since its inception in 2010 and also has bagged orders for more than 350MW of PV projects since October 2014. With our basket of innovative products manufactured by understanding our customer and their distinctive needs. We have some innovative


products specially designed for applications in heavy industry / process industry like, the ÖLFLEX® HEAT 650 cable that can withstand ambient temperature up to +650°C and OLFLEX® INSTRUM cable for transmitting field data of temperature, pressure, flow, gas, vibration level etc. Apart from these we are also foraying into the retail segment with ÖLFLEX® INFRA, our single core building wires. In an effort to protect the environment and contribute to sustainability, Lapp India received the ISO 14001: 2008 certification in 2015.

Q. What product technology you represent? Lapp India is now a one stop shop for cables and connection technology. We have a wide range of complete connectivity and plug & play solutions for the growing automated industry in India. Currently, Lapp provides superior quality and highly flexible cables, industrial connectors, glands, conduits, marking systems, tools & accessories, customised system and robotics solutions for the intelligent factory of the future. One such tailor made and cost-efficient connectivity solution from Lapp India is our highly recognised solution ÖLFLEX® CONNECT.

Q. What is the future of your products in India? Following the growing trend of Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution, futuristic factories are making a move into the Indian market. Technological expansion and manufacturing development, is here to stay and grow. Henceforth smart cabling solutions (slim and light design) with greater intelligence have to be manufactured, as they are the prime facilitators in achieving the objective of interconnecting intelligent devices with low loss. Broadly, the cables and wires used in these automated equipment / devices have to be flexible, temper-

ature resistant, chemical & mechanical resistant, weather resistant, flame retardant, halogen free, fire survival etc. Going with the trend, we are currently, a onestop solution to various industries in the country. Our products are well recognized across the world for its benchmark for safety, standards, product quality in the market for unbeaten German quality in the local market. Thus, Lapp is optimistic about its products in India and will keep improvising its range of products with the growing industrial trends and customer needs.

Q. What is your vision for forthcoming years? Our vision is to become the preferred partner for cable and connection technology for our customers across all segments of the industry. We at Lapp India aim to double our current annual turnover and build a base of 10,000 active customers by the year 2020. To achieve long-term sustained growth, we will continue to cater to different industry segments and focus on large corporate organizations as well as SMEs & SMBs. Our key focus areas include automation, textile, F&B and infrastructure industries which have been witnessing considerable growth over the last few years. Also to create differentiation and partner with our customers and support them in their growth, we will focus on offering not just standard products but customized solutions which are plug and play. Olflex connect. Expanding our operations in India has been a key focus for us owing to the promising growth opportunities presented by the country. Additionally, we intend to strengthen our dealer network to penetrate deeper into the market.


RR Kabel: Do The

AKALMAND THING !! countries across Asia, Europe and Middle east.

Mr. Shreegopal Kabra Group President, RR Global

Q. RR KABEL is a name to reckon with in the cables & wires industry worldwide. What’s your standing today and how could you achieve this position? A part of RR Global, RR Kabel is an endeavor to manufacture wires with the best technologies to promote safety, energy efficiency and exceptional performance. Today, RR Kabel is one of the leading manufacturers of wires and cables in India and abroad. With over 15 years of dedication in putting the best technology at work, RR Kabel has obtained an influential position in the industry by changing the dynamics of wire engineering focusing on innovation and consistent quality. On the innovation front, we are proud to say that RR Kabel was the first company in the world to make wires & cables with Unilay technology apart from Europe. Our products are trusted and the consistent quality is valued by many niche industries globally. Q. What’s your market penetration - sector-wise? We have ensured dedicated services which has won us the trust of our customers across all verticals. With a diverse workforce of dedicated employees and more than 23 marketing offices armed with a strong dealer network across major cities pan India. We have widened our reach and are currently present in more than 80 DECEMBER 2016 |

Q. What’s your product range and what are their applications? Keeping in mind the imperativeness of fire safety, RR Kabel was the first company to offer wires made with the distinctive Low Smoke Zero Halogen, (LS0H), FIREX LS0H. The range includes Unilay Core Technology manufactured with uni-laid conductor delivering a perfect blend of safety and unmatched reliability. The range also offers FLAMEX FR-LSH & SUPEREX FR, variety of communication cables, Industrial cables, LT cables, Instrumentation cables, cables for special applications and the most essential and vastly required Fire Alarm Cables. Q. What are the new offerings from RR Kabel? The additions include Solar Cables, Automobile Cables, BUS Cables, Battery Cables, Uninyvin, Silicon Cables, Drag chain, Servo & VFD application special cables, Flat cables for reeling and elevator applications, Fire alarm & Fire survival Cables and UL 3321, 3273, 3289 cables. We are constantly looking at accomplishing new milestones and extending our portfolio. RR Kabel is one of the first companies to introduce many special application based cables in the LT cable category. In fact, RR Kabel has attained the global position as the “solution provider”. Q. All the cables mentioned above, do they meet with international standards? Yes, RR Kabel is the only company to have 19 accreditations at a single factory. All products are accredited with the most stringent Indian and International certifications like UL (USA), CSA (Canada), VDE (Germany), BASEC (UK), NF (France) etc. assuring safety and quality. Q. What’s your manufacturing set-up? We have 3 manufacturing facilities, one in Vadodara and two in Silvassa. We also have a manufacturing facility in Bangladesh. The facilities are spread over an area of more than a million sq meters to manufacture our range of products for commercial projects.

Q. Reliability is of paramount importance in cables & wires. How do you infuse quality and reliability in your range of manufacture? Our belief to give only quality products has helped us focus on offering consistent quality to our customers in India and globally. The best technologies and research goes in while the manufacturing of our products. Utmost care is taken in the insulation and specially the conductor of the wires & cables offered. The conductors are made from pure and best quality copper that ensures unmatched reliability and safety. Q. What are the strengths of RR Kabel? From just an endeavor to being one of the leading companies in the industry, RR Kabel has come a long way up the ladder. The manufacturing facilities are equipped with the best machineries sourced from all over the world to offer the best quality cables. The facilities also have an in house unit for compounding and electrolytic tinning plant. With unbeatable designs, manufacturing process and testing facilities in Silvassa and Vadodara, we ensure that every product in the range adheres the vision of setting the standards in providing the best. Serving with a wide distribution channel in 80 countries across the globe, we have ensured that our products are best in quality, reliable and are available across major cities and across all verticals. Q. What’s your roadmap for RR KABEL - DO THE AKALMAND THING? We have already boarded our new journey with the communication flowing across stating RR Kabel, “Do The Akalmand Thing”. The whole concept behind this communication is to educate the end user and inform them to take the wise step in choosing the right cables for the electrical safety and security of their house. At the same time we are committed to strive relentlessly, constantly in improving our services and products to become the best in class. We envision to reach the epitome by initiating more value creation in the industry and become a Reliable Resource for all our customers.


FLIR has always been in the fore front of

INNOVATIONS One of them is our new 1K pixel Thermal Imaging Camera which will be a great tool for all power utilities. This product has 1024 x 768 pixels with advanced optics and very easy ergonomics for field usage. This product will be displayed at our booth during ELECRAMA. Another innovative product is AC/DC clamp meter-CM 174, having built in Infrared Guided Measurement which visually guides you to precise location of potential electrical problem. The Lepton Thermal Imaging Sensor allows quick and easy pinpointing of hot spots, indicating where problems exist and where current measurements should be taken. This will help all the technicians to identify dangerous and unknown problem areas safely and confirm findings with a. Accurate current Measurements b. Accurate Voltage measurements c. Center-point temperature readings d. selectable VFD mode

Mr. T.P. Singh Country Manager, India-Instruments, FLIR Systems India Pvt. Ltd.

e. Inrush current mode

Q. What trend will drive Test & Measurement industry in near future ? T&M Industry is ever-changing with new Innovations happening continuously. The trend which Industry is following is fast access of data, quick conclusion and faster communication/sharing of results with concerned teams for immediate action.

Q. What are your initiative in the Test & Measurement industry space inline with technology transformations? FLIR has always been in the fore front of Innovations and our latest addition is complete T&M range with Innovative new features.


f. LOZ mode. All this comes at an unbelievable price of INR 49,000/- we have this product displayed at our booth during ELECRAMA. Other product in this series is first pocket sized Thermal Imaging Camera, model C2 at INR 70,000/-.

Q. How do you see future of T&M for FLIR range in India? We have launched new range at affordable prices so that each & every technician can have access to this great technology. We see a bright future in India for FLIR products.


MEPL - The Leader in Resistance



hen we talk of Mechelonic Engineers (MEPL for short), the first thing that conjures up in mind is the image of a Rail Welding Line it developed for the manufacture of continuous welded railway tracks for the Indian Railways. After long and rigorous R & D, Mechelonic Engineers developed the expertise to design and manufacture Rail Flash Butt Welders along with allied equipment like weld flash strippers, weld data recorders, rail straightening presses and rail grinding machines. It’s decades since the Railways have been using these robust equipment to make quality welds on which hinges the lives of millions who travel by rail. Flash Butt Welders is just one example of the early success of MEPL, the company founded by Mr. K.P. Antony who even today feels proud that he built not only machines but also relations with the giants in the industry. According to Mr. Gabin Kattukaran, the Director, the indomitable urge to provide dependable and cost effective solutions to the customer has culminated MEPL’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility


into the development of a number of special machines for the industry. The container line developed for the metal can making industry in India is a classic example. This machine designed for side seam welding can make 360 containers per minute. Productivity is paramount here. These cans are used for packaging processed mango pulps. No downtime is acceptable. During season, the machines have to work for 24 hours a day, non-stop!

Engineering marvels The special purpose flash butt welding machine it has developed for BHEL for welding tubes end-to-end for heat exchangers is truly an engineering marvel. MEPL was pitted against several others for developing this machine. The company worked for over three years to develop this SPM. The challenges involved were manifold. The testing criteria of the tube joint are critical. The tube is to be bent without cracking. The material build-up should be minimal. After the coils get assembled, a metal ball

“We introduce machines yielding high productivity at low power consumption.” Mr. Gabin Kattukaran, Director, Mechelonic Engineers Pvt. Ltd

of 80-85% ID of the tube is passed from one end to the other to check free passage. MEPL met all these requirements and bagged the order against stiff competition. Subsequently it supplied three more machines to this power equipment giant. The machine is hydraulically operated, fully tropicalised and specially designed for heavy duty application where repeatability in performance is important. It is provided with a powered manual adjustment facility for proper alignment of the fixed and moving tubes before welding. For accurate and consistent weld results, fully solid state electronic controls are provided. All electrical controls are housed in a separate cubicle with required protection. The machine operation does not require any skilled labour. The welding parameters are easily settable through a user-friendly interface to the control system. Quality is assured with a PC based welding monitor. MEPL has also come up with a Steel Grating Welding Machine with a rating of 1800 KVA for manufacturing steel gratings by electrical resistance welding. The application of high current and high forging pressure under precise control of a special welding controller and a PLC based sequence controller results in high quality electro-forged weld joints. The machine is used for manufacture of world-class gratings using round, square or twisted cross bars. The company also offers special machines for mesh welding. Its seam welding machine with 2-axis CNC controlled sheet handling is designed for continuous and roll spot seam welding of plate type and econocoil type heat exchang-


ers. MEPL has exported such seam welding machines to handle sheets of 9 m length to China as well. Indeed, MEPL is a leader in resistance welding. Though there are ‘n’ number of manufacturers in this category, no one has a comprehensive range that MEPL has. Its customers also represent wide ranging industry segments like automobiles, railways, aerospace, defence, power, steel mills, white goods, metal can making, electronics, switchgear and so on. “We specialize in handling difficult jobs which others cannot touch. We cater to specialized markets where customized design plays a pivotal role. That’s our niche”, elucidates Mr. Gabin. “And we do not depend on any one industry for our bread & butter. For instance, the automobile industry has not been doing well for quite some time now. So we had to change our gear and concentrate on other industries where our contribution was valued and realization was faster. We sell our equipment for a premium. And our customers do not mind paying a little extra for our quality, expertise and involvement in providing solutions based on our vast experience. They know once we take up a job, we shall accomplish it – no matter what amount of efforts go into it and how much time it takes. For instance, the equipment for tube welding for heat exchangers supplied to BHEL took over three years for us to develop.” Mr. Gabin is quite clear that MEPL is not in the commodity market. “We are in the niche market where our domain knowledge and vast experience are constantly put to test. Most of our products are import substitutes. We believe in indigenous technology and are proud of the made in India tag.” Mr. Gabin relates that in some cases the welding per se is hardly 10%. The rest is job handling, testing, assembly and allied operations. The customers prefer one company that is capable of handling everything. That is where MEPL scores over.

Core strengths “Our people are our core strength”, confides Mr. Gabin. There is a strong sense of belonging amongst them. Each employee has put in an average of 10-15 years of service in the company. This stability, commitment, accumulated experience and process knowledge of our people is what is giving us the confidence to take up complex jobs.” The company has spearheaded several innovations in the field of resistance welding. It was one of the first to introduce microprocessor-based controls in its machines


A special purpose boiler tube welding machine developed by Mechelonic Engineers

some two decades ago. It used solid state electronics in the controls and powerpacks. It introduced servo-based systems in the machines depending on the dimensional accuracies and tolerances demanded. In keeping with the trend, it also automates its machines using CNC & other controls, linear guides, etc. “Today all components are available off-the-shelf. Hence, integration is easy provided you know the welding process, have the domain knowledge and know the components,” he adds.

Pursuit of excellence “Our aim is to provide more and more customized solutions to the customer. We introduce technologies relevant to the region in an energy starved country - machines yielding high productivity at low power consumption. There are some states where ample clean power is available. In some others there is acute shortage. So we have to make the necessary changes in our machine design to suit the power availability. It is universally known that with DG power the weld quality takes a beating. But we have now come up with machines which can make perfect welds even with DG sets,” reflects Mr. Gabin. “Resistance welding is a niche area. We cannot dictate changes. We have to follow change. We should be flexible. No matter what happens, we have to continue to be there,” declares the leader. MEPL has two manufacturing units now. One is in Mumbai and other in Vapi. These plants chisel out 120 machines a year on an average. The company has a highly motivated and dedicated workforce of 125 people. It has regional offices in Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Pune and resident engineers

in Jamshedpur, Ahmedabad and Chennai to attend to service calls and stay closer to the customer. “Mechelonic machines hardly require any trouble-shooting – so much so that a seam welder supplied to a customer in Mumbai some 36 years ago is still going stronger. If at all there is any wear & tear, it would be in the cooling system, pipes or cylinders.” Nevertheless, the company maintains a team of engineers and technicians specifically to service and maintain large welding plants. It currently provides such services to several Railway Flash Butt Welding Plants of the Indian Railways. Good spare parts inventory and management help in maximizing uptime of its machines at customers’ places. The pursuit of excellence has been a constant endeavour at MEPL. Its success is attributed to constant updating of technology, a firm commitment to continuous research and development, and a strong team that believes in itself and the company it belongs to. MEPL has every reason to boast of the widest range of products, systems & solutions in the Indian resistance welding market. Or as they would like to say: “Bigger, Better, Faster and More” welding solutions than anyone else in this part of the world. -P.K. Balasubbramaniian

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“Our focus is on growing our strategic business relating to defence, aerospace, missiles and gearboxes” Niche in Engineering: WIL has actually been involved in the area of high-tech engineering & manufacturing for over three decades now. There are five distinct areas where we have been doing work in this niche domain: • Nuclear Power Plant Equipment – Manufacture of critical and core components like Calandria, End Shields and Heat Exchangers. Supply of such components to various nuclear power plants in India including 220 MWe Reactor, 500 MWe PHWR Reactor, 500 MWe PFBR and 700 MWe Reactor. • Missiles components – Manufacture and assembly of Motor Casings for Missile programs – both strategic and tactical i.e. AGNI, AKASH, ASTRA. Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) is our major customer in this arena. • Defence equipment– WIL has been closely involved with the ATV (Advanced Tactical Vessel) program to manufacture equipment like Weapon Containers and Launchers. On board integration work at Ship Building Centre, Vizag is also one of our ongoing activities. We have also manufactured and supplied equipment like Mobile Bridges and Launcher Assemblies (both wagon mounted and truck mounted) in the past.

• Gearboxes – Our offerings in this area are quite diverse ranging from high speed, low speed, planetary and marine gearboxes. These are designed for various applications/ industries including Sugar, Cement, Steel, Paper, Hydel, Fertilizer, and Petrochemical. Our marquee offerings are the heavy duty gearboxes designed specifically for the Indian Navy (Frigates, Corvettes and Submarines).

Standing as a technology leader: WIL has been a pioneer in the application of technology (both engineering and production process) towards manufacturing heavy engineering jobs. WIL has an engineering & technology vertical called as Walchand Technology Group (WTG) which caters to development and absorption of engineering & design skills in both current business areas as well as upcoming target businesses. Also WIL deploys state–ofthe-art technology in the manufacturing process – e.g. 5-Axis CNC milling machines for missiles components, automated welding centres for aerospace applications, Hofler Rapid 2200 gear grinding machine (for DIN 1 standards for marine applications), etc. Also WIL has proprietary technology especially in the areas of welding procedures involving exotic materials for niche applications like nuclear reactor components, missile / launch vehicle motor-casings, etc.

Innovations showcased recently: • Components for Launch Vehicles – WIL has been a strategic partner for the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Various core components of launch vehicles – for both PSLV and GSLV programs like motor casings, strap-on motors and various segments have been manufactured by WIL and have successfully performed during launches.


• Development of tooling (indexing and welding fixtures) and fabrication processes for missile components • Innovation in design and manufacturing of sugar centrifugal machines w.r.t. machines basket design and machining process • Welding development processes for various exotic materials (e.g. Incoloy) in the manufac-

Mr. G.K. Pillai, Managing Director & CEO, Walchandnagar Industries Ltd.

ture of nuclear reactor components • Demonstration of success of “Central-Drive” gearboxes for cement mills • Successful finishing (grinding) on Hofler gear grinding machine to achieve DIN 1 quality standard for marine gearbox components

Roadmap for the company yearning for excellence and growth: Amongst its various business lines, WIL would like to focus in a big way on growing its strategic businesses viz. Defence, Aerospace, Missiles and Gearboxes. We are also looking at Centrifugal Machines (applications in both sugar-making and other industries as a product platform for rapid growth). The government’s focus on ‘Make in India’ and ‘Self Sufficiency in defence’ gives us enough confidence to be able to respond positively to likely opportunities. WIL would also be actively pursuing technology tie-ups / joint-ventures for the purpose of technology acquisition. While the domestic market is where our main thrust is, we would be actively seeking opportunities to expand our footprint in exports markets as well.



FLIR thermal camera and clamp meter pass electrician’s test

When self-employed electrician Gary Fisher was given the opportunity to ‘road test’ a FLIR C2 thermal imaging camera and CM174 clamp meter, he saw it as a chance to see exactly how much value these advanced devices could add to his work.


n electrical installations, successful diagnosis of problems before they become a genuine danger is a real advantage. Among the devices best able to help facilitate this is a thermal imaging camera. Its speed and ease-ofuse make it a must-have gadget for the electrical trade. At least that’s the theory, but what about in practice? Gary Fisher carries out a wide range of electrical work, typically involving distribution boards, covering an area between his base in Milton Keynes, down the M1 corridor as far south as Harrow in northwest London. His father, now retired, started the business originally, which Gary joined after finishing school.


Identify heat spots in circuits “There’s no doubt that thermal imaging is coming more and more into what we do,” he says. “Even before I tried the camera I knew it would be able to identify heat spots that would show up circuits using a lot more energy than elsewhere in the system. I couldn’t wait to put the FLIR C2 through its paces.” The first thing that Mr Fisher noted was the size of the C2 (125 × 80 × 24mm), which he says “could easily be mistaken for a mobile phone”. Compact and light (130g), the device fits comfortably within an electrician’s top pocket. “Its ease-of-use was also striking,” he says. “I have never used a thermal camera before

but it really is point and shoot. The image can be viewed through the 3” touchscreen, which displays amazing picture quality.”

Report with razor-sharp images The C2 features FLIR’s patented MSX® real-time image enhancement technology to help identify problem locations easier. Furthermore, the C2’s 4800-pixel resolution detector is able to capture and display subtle thermal patterns, while a built-in work light and flash helps illuminate poorly lit areas encountered by many electricians. “It’s easy to see objects and heat areas extremely clearly and with plenty of detail, which


The FLIR CM174’s narrow clamp jaws help getting in between all the cables inside consumer units.

Gary Fisher: “If there is any humming noise or any uncertainty surrounding a circuit, I can get the CM174 on the job and see immediately what’s going on.”

Gary Fisher: “With the FLIR C2, it’s easy to see objects and heat areas clearly and with plenty of detail, which helps quickly identify the areas that need attention.”

helps quickly identify the areas that need attention,” says Mr Fisher. “It’s the sort of device that can benefit electricians of all levels, from serious professionals who maintain high voltage installations in the industrial and heavy commercial sectors, through to domestic tradesmen. From my point of view, the opportunity to present the customer with a binder complete with thermal images that record and report findings is a mark of quality, and would definitely give me a competitive edge.” The C2 can store radiometric JPEGs at the push of a button. Furthermore, the images can be downloaded later using the free FLIR Tools software, which allows the user to adjust thermal image levels, isolate and add temperature measurements, change colour palettes and create persuasive reports.

as it helps with my decision making,” he says. “If there is any humming noise or any uncertainty surrounding a circuit, I can get the CM174 on the job and see immediately what’s going on.” With the FLIR CM174 clamp meter, which features IGM (Infrared Guided Measurement), users can identify dangerous and unknown problem areas quickly and safely. In short, electrical issues can be visually identified without requiring direct contact with panels, cabinets or cluttered wires and cables that may present safety hazards. “In essence the CM174 is a clamp meter combined with a thermal imager, which makes it a really neat device,” says Mr Fisher. “If I owned

this I know I would use it regularly.” Further features of the FLIR CM174 admired by Mr Fisher include the narrow clamp jaws, which help getting in between all the cables inside consumer units. He also says that it is of sufficiently robust design to keep inside his toolbox with the rest of his kit. “What more could an electrician want?” For more information, FLIR Systems India Pvt. Ltd 1111, D Mall, Netaji Subhash Place, Pitampura, New Delhi – 110034, INDIA Tel: +91-11-4560 3555 | Fax: +91-11-4721 2006 Email: Webiste:

FLIR CM174 Prevent danger, save lives. However, aside from the C2’s innovative features, it is the device’s pure ability to avoid dangerous situations and, potentially, save lives that proves the main attraction. One of principal reasons that consumer units are made from metal is because of the fires that can occur due to loose connections building up heat points. “The FLIR C2 is just the thing to prevent this,” states Mr Fisher. “When performing an estimate you can simply point it at the client’s consumer unit and provide clear proof that there is a possible danger that needs to be addressed.”

Visualize electrical issues Sufficiently impressed with the FLIR C2, Mr. Fisher also had the opportunity to test the FLIR CM174 600AC/DC clamp meter. “When I’m undertaking a job I find it’s important to know what current is being consumed


FLIR C2 • Radiometric images - Measure any point on the image in post analysis between -10°C and 150°C • 3” Touch Screen - With auto-orientation for easy viewing • LED Spotlight - For use as a flashlight and for photo illumination • FLIR Tools - Professional reporting software for Mac or PC • Streaming Video - Playback live thermal video via FLIR Tools software • 2-10 Warranty - Covering parts and labor for two years and the detector for ten

• IGM™ - 80 x 60, 4800-pixel Lepton® thermal imager, visually identifying electrical issues • Narrow Jaw - Get accurate readings in cramped, hard-to-reach areas. • Advanced Features - True RMS, LoZ, VFD Mode, Inrush, and Smart Diode with Disable • Amperage and Voltage - Check the electrical load the components you’re measuring are under. • Laser - Pinpoint the location of the problem found in thermal image. • Accessories - Expandable to 3000 Amps AC with FLIR flex accessories



CAT-IV Digital Multimeter and its Significance to user

Mr. Pravin Khisti, Asst. Manager (Research and Development) RISHABH INSTRUMENTS Pvt.Ltd.


f you are planning to travel on a bike or a car its necessary for your safety to wear the helmet or wear seat belt. Helmet will protect you from impacts and mechanical shocks. Seat belt saves your head from making impact on steering wheel. Air bags installed in car will be inflated in an accident situation. What If you are taking voltage or current measurements in electrically hazardous environment? will you Just pick up any multimeter with any random specifications ? NO !!! you must not. Then what you should do to keep yourself safe. Lets first understand the working environment in which you are going to use the multimeter. Your measurement area may vary from a simple battery voltage measurement, to the MCB or fuse protected sockets or at the utility incomer of your factory or house or you may be measuring directly on electrical pole. Naturally a question may arise in your mind that voltage is a voltage, may it be at my house hold socket or it is at electrical pole, what difference it makes to me, as multimeter is designed to measure voltages up to 1000V. How location of the measurement will affect me ? Can I select any multimeter


to use at any locations described above. To find the answer of this question lets take a look at what makes these various locations or working environments, different than each other even though voltage levels may be the same. The answer is energy levels i.e. ability to deliver the current at high voltages. As energy level increases, threat to life increases exponentially. Your multimeter must be designed to protect you in that particular energy environments. The energy levels at CAT IV are higher compared to CAT III or CAT II or CATI. Depending upon the energy levels, these working environments are referred as Installation categories and are divided into four categories i.e. CAT I, CAT II, CAT III, CAT IV. As energy level increases installation category increases hence the risk level also increases.

Below are the examples of installations categories. 1) CAT I : A battery or protected (by fuse or other means)electronic equipment or any high voltage low energy sources like 1000V in photocopier machine.

2) CAT II: The appliances connected to wall sockets. 3) CAT III: Installations, lighting loads in side the buildings. Loads separated from utility through at least one isolation transformer. Fixed or permanent installations directly connected to building mains supply. 4) CAT IV: Origin of installations, Panels at entry (source) level of the buildings, cables running between electrical pole to building. The connections to the meters at utility inputs. Bus and feeders, distribution panels. If you are working in CATIV environment high voltage and high energy transients or spikes caused by motors,lightening,variable frequency drives,discharging of capacitors etc can run through your multimeter without any warning. If your multimeter is not designed and tested for CATIV your life is at risk. CATIV 600V (or CATIII 1000V) multimeter should with stand 7.8kV transient, CAT III600V multimeter should withstand 6.1kV transient according to IEC-61010 safety standard. Other wise it can be dangerous to user’s life as shown below.


Lightening strike causes a transient on electrical line which can form an arc between input terminals of the multimeter. If proper clearance is not maintained during design or protection components are not used, this will lead to a high short circuit current in terms of few kilo Ampere for a momentary time. This can lead to the blast or burning of multimeter.Very high temperature will result from such arcs. This can cause burns to the user and cost his life. One more reason for high current flow through multimeter is using multimeter in wrong way. For example an electrician is measuring current. For this he should insert

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the leads in mA or A sockets. In A measurement mode input resistance is 10 mΩ. If now user want to measure voltage but forget to change the leads to V sockets even though the function selector knob is changed to Voltage function then voltage source will be short circuited, leading to a heavy current flow. Here the high quality fuses will come into picture to protect the user. These fuses should be ultra fast acting so that before current exceeds dangerously high level fuse should blow. Always choose the multimeters with proper category and voltage you are working in.

Tips to select right Multimeter for appropriate installation category: • If you are working in CATIV environment having working voltage 440V AC choose CATIV 600V Multimeter. • While choosing mulitmeter Category and voltage, always choose category first and then voltage. • For example: CAT IV 600V multimeter is safer than CAT II 1000V. • Voltage ratings of the Fuses used should be equal to or greater than maximum voltage measured by multimeter. • Fuses should be ultra fast acting. • Multimeter housing and probes should be double insulated. Rishabh Instruments provides Multimeters with additional safety feature to eliminate accidents due to wrong connections. This feature is called as ABS i.e. Automatic Blocking System. When you turn the function selector knob to voltage position mA and A sockets


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are blocked by ABS plate so that user can not insert test leads in wrong sockets. When function selector knob is placed on mA or A position, mA or A socket will be opened respectively and voltage socket will be blocked. So at any point of time only correct socket is available to insert the test leads.

Rishabh Instruments CATIV Multimeters and Clamp meters: Rishabh Multimeters: RISHABH 016,6015,6012 (USB and Bluetooth) / RISHABH 616,615,612 / Rish Multi 12s, 14s, 15s, 16s, 18s, 20 are CAT IV 600V multimeters Clamp meters: Rish Clamp 1000 A/300A AC, 1000A/300A ACDC, Rish Clamp Power 1000A/400A ACDC are CAT IV 600V Clamp meters. All the above mentioned multimeters and clamp meters are designed and tested to fulfill the safety requirements according to IEC-61010 safety standard. Protection devices like PTCs ,Surge resistors, VDRs, spark gap are used to keep you safe in electrically hazardous environment. Fuses used in the multimeters are ultra fast acting with 1000V ratings and 30kA rupture capacity. Housings are double insulated so that your hand remains electrically isolated in hazardous conditions. Multimeters are provided with Automatic blocking system as described earlier to avoid accidental misuse.

Remember: Just knowing the safety is not enough, but practicing it is the key to total safety!!!



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FLIR AX8 - a thermal imaging camera for safety monitoring Thermal and visual cameras are combined in a small and affordable package which is compact in shape and easy to install


LIR AX8 is a Thermal Imaging Camera for Continuous Condition and Safety Monitoring. Combined with thermal and visual cameras in a small and affordable package which is compact in shape and easy to install. The AX8 provides continuous temperature monitoring with alarm function for critical electrical and mechanical equipment’s such are electrical cabinets, motors, process and manufacturing areas, data centers, energy generation and distribution, transportation and mass transit, storage facilities and refrigeration warehouses etc.

Guarding against unplanned outages The AX8 helps you guard against unplanned outages, service interruptions and equipment failure. You’ll get the benefits of continuous condition monitoring and hot spot detection. The AX8 not only gives you live video of every installation, but it also provides automated alarming when pre-set temperature thresholds are exceeded as well as temperature trend analysis. It has Ethernet/IP and Modbus TCP compliant analysis and alarm results can easily be shared. With AX8, you can see Thermal, Visual and MSX image (Multispectral dynamic imaging). MSX provides image detail from the visible camera embossed on the thermal image, giving you, sharper edge detail, the ability to read labels and better contextual awareness! FLIR design AX8 with 80 × 60 pixels IR resolution, thermal sensitivity 100mk, Field of view (FOV) 48° × 37°, temperature range –10°C to +150°C, accuracy ±2°C or ±2% of reading, 6 Measurement analysis function and Built-in digital camera of 640 × 480 pixels.


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1400°F inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve No. 1041 is a 1400F° (760°C) inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve, currently used for heat treating at the customer’s facility


orkspace dimensions of this oven measure 48” W x 72” D x 48” H. 120 KW are installed in nickel chrome wire coils supported by a stainless steel frame, while a 9600 CFM, heat resistant alloy recirculating blower powered by a 15-HP motor provides vertical upward airflow.

Thick insulated walls This Grieve inert atmosphere tempering furnace has 7” thick insulated walls comprising 5” thick 2300°F ceramic fiber blanket and 2” thick 1900°F block insulation. Features include inner walls clad with 304 stainless steel, 304 stainless steel ductwork and a stainless steel subway grating hearth. Other features include ¼” plate steel exterior reinforced with structural steel, ½” steel face plate at doorway and an air-operated vertical lift door. Inert atmosphere construction includes continuously welded outer shell, high temperature door gasket, sealed heater terminal boxes, inert atmosphere inlet, inert atmosphere outlet, inert atmosphere flow meter and manual gas valve. Controls on the No. 1041 include a digital indicating temperature controller, a manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors, recirculating blower airflow safety switch and a digital batch timer with alarm.

Features: • Digital indicating temperature controller • Manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors • Recirculating blower airflow safety switch • Digital batch timer with alarm.




India is world’s largest investment opportunity in Energy sector: Piyush Goyal Visions a growth of about a trillion dollars in next 14-15 years in the Energy Sector


4th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit today was graced by the presence of Mr. Piyush Goyal (Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines) who shared his view point on the current subjects of Debate in India i.e. Demonetisation, solar power, UP Elections and his glorious vision on Indian Economy. Piyush Goyal, a trained Chartered Accountant, words Demonetization as the ‘Need of the Hour for India’. He said, “The cancellation of currency has played out well and it is a part of the series of brave decisions by the government in the last 2.5 years to curb black money and corruption in India. We have already witnessed a growth of 8.5-9% growth in Agricultural sowing and this decision will only add to the GDP.” “India needed this decision. It will change the course of Indian economy. It will help people get an equal footing on a day-to-daybasis.”, he further added. Speaking on the future of BJP after the elections in Uttar Pradesh, Piyush Goyal said, “We were going to sweep the elections before demonetization, now even, we will be in excess of 2/3 seats in UP election.” Sharing his opinion on PM Modi’s leadership, Mr. Goyal said, “India, finally, has a decisive leader who can take strong decisions. Solar prices have come down by 45% because of Prime Minister’s transparent bidding policies. We are open to any dialogue on our financial aspects.” He further added, “India is the world’s largest investment opportunity in the Energy


sector. I visualize about a trillion dollar expansion opportunity in the coming 14-15 years. Solar is a major thrust area for us. We need to expand our per capita consumption from 1100 units to 4000-5000 units and the infrastructure has to be robust to also give 24/7 uninterrupted power. I didn’t know “p” of power when I was assigned the ministry. The solar power resources were about 2500 mega Watt when I joined and now it has already crossed 8500 mega Watt. We have witnessed tremendous growth and plan to increase the no. to 100,000 by 2022.”

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platform for the men and women who shape our tomorrow to converge under one roof. A place where visionaries lay out their blueprint for the future of the nation. It’s where the pioneers from different walks of life share a common stage and debate the way forward for our society as a whole. Heads of state, business tycoons, Nobel laureates and your favorite artists rub shoulders with each other. Anybody invited to the summit is not just the audience but a partner, a critical component of the machine that churns out the ideas for our collective future.

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Mitsubishi Electric Cup : The perfect platform technology innovation Mr Rameshchandra Bhorania (AGM –FAC & Program Chair for MECUP )


he race for one of India’s most awaited automation competitions for engineering students is now heating up. The grand finale of the second edition of the Mitsubishi Electric Cup (ME Cup) -- Mitsubishi Electric India’s national-level automation competition for students – is all set to held in February next year at College of Engineering Pune. In its second edition, the ME Cup has aced its last year’s version by providing state-of-the art training to the participating teams that has helped them hone their technical skills. This year, the total number of participating teams touched a whopping 95, of which 35 have been shortlisted for the final competition. The theme for this year’s ME Cup --in tandem with the environment statement of Mitsubishi Electric –has been kept ‘Intelligent manufacturing for a greener tomorrow’ under which students have been asked to independently design and produce a complete set of devices / models by using Mitsubishi Electric factory automation products, the control system of which shall be built up based on e&eco-F@ctory concepts. The top 35 teams have to prepare working models of various industrial manufacturing processes, energy saving solutions and smart solutions for building automation for the finale round. What made the process more interesting was the fact that Mitsubishi Electric India decided to seamlessly weave together the competitive spirit among the students and the pre-requisite practical assistance that they needed. Technical members from Mitsubishi Electric India organised sessions for the participating teams to provide technical support and training with the FA Products namely PLC, HMI, VFD and Servo Systems to make the models.


The system worked in an organised manner. While the teams became busy gearing up for the grand finale, the ME Cup squad started distributing the FA products to them. This was followed by the assigning of technical mentors from Mitsubishi Electric India to the teams who would provide complete technical guidance throughout the development phase along with appropriate training related to the FA products. The participants are elated at having received professional training from expert mentors. Said Prashant Parsure, Team Brain-onCrane, IIT Kharagpur, “This was one of the best workshops I have ever attended. The materials and facilitation were excellent. I recommend this training to all who want to pursue a career in Automation Domain.” Radhika Nibandhe, Team Cummins Cybele, MKSSS Cummins College of Engineering For Women, Pune appreciated the team spirit that the session generated. “Interacting with other teams and participants was amazing and I learned a lot from their visions and insights. The subject-matter is timely, relevant and presentable. This is an important way of looking towards the field of Automation,” she said. The ME Cup aims at improving the ability of college students for engineering application, arousing their interests in learning engineering technology, building up an innovation

capacity and developing cooperation spirit in them. Keeping in tune with this, the training sessions aimed at embodying the ‘learning for practice’ ideology, reviewing students’ actual manufacturing and commissioning abilities and enhancing exchange and cooperation between university and enterprise. Dilpreet Singh, Team “The Innovators”, ISTC, Chandigarh too was all praise for the session. “The Mitsubishi Electric India representatives had remarkable training skills. They always took our answers seriously, never dismissed them as wrong, emphasized good answers and provided useful examples. We are grateful to them,” he said. The mentors meanwhile expressed happiness over the participants’ pro-activeness. Ripanjeet Kaur, Mentor ME Cup 2017, FACGurgaon, said, “Although the participants were all budding engineers, their maturity and grasping of the Automation domain was at par with seasoned engineers. I enjoyed the training session to make them ready for MECUP.” Agreed K. Pradeep, Mentor ME Cup 2017, FAC-Bangalore. “They all had an excellent understanding and focus on the theme of the competition. The level of competition will take a new high this time,” he said. Shrikant Takale, Mentor ME Cup 2017, FAC-Pune said that the students focus on a ‘Greener tomorrow’ was really encouraging.



ReNew Power awards 50MW turnkey wind project order to Gamesa The order includes delivery of 25 units of G114 – 2.0MW T106 model turbines which will be installed at Amba in Madhya Pradesh, India power through innovation in solar and wind power solutions. ReNew Power has more than 3,000 MW of commissioned and underconstruction clean energy capacity across nine states in India. In March 2016, ReNew Power became the first company to cross 1,000 MW of commissioned capacity in wind and solar energy in India. The company is backed by marquee investors such as Goldman Sachs, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Asian Development Bank, and Global Environment Fund and has raised a total equity of $650 million so far.

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eNew Power, India’s leading renewable energy company, has placed a 50 MW turnkey project order to Gamesa. The order will be commissioned by March 2017. As per terms of the contract, Gamesa will supply 25 units of G114 – 2.0MW T106 turbines which will be set up at Amba, Madhya Pradesh. Being a turnkey project, Gamesa will handle the entire infrastructure needed to install and operate the facility. Commenting on the deal Mr. Sumant Sinha, Chairman & CEO, ReNew Power, added, “We are proud to partner with Gamesa and this deal further strengthens our faith in Gamesa delivering cutting edge technology for their wind turbines. We have recently crossed 1,000 MW of commissioned wind energy assets and our relationship with Gamesa has played an instrumental role in making this happen.” Mr. Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director - Gamesa India added, “We thank ReNew Power for this repeat order


which signifies our strong technological foothold and project management capabilities in the Indian renewable energy industry. Such renewable energy projects strongly imply ReNew’s increasing commitment towards clean energy thus swiftly working towards achieving the Government’s vision of making India a clean energy nation.”

About ReNew Power ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) company, is committed to leading change in the country’s current energy portfolio by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices and thereby reducing India’s carbon footprint. ReNew Power’s mission is to play a pivotal role in meeting India’s growing energy needs in an efficient, sustainable and socially responsible manner. The company creates value through reliable and efficient generation of non-conventional

With a track record stretching back 22 years and installation of over 35,800 MW under its belt, Gamesa has established itself as a world technology leader in the wind power industry with a footprint in 55countries. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses wind turbine design, manufacture, installation and operations and maintenance (over to 22 GW). Gamesa is also a global benchmark in the development, construction and sale of wind farms, having installed over 7,500 MW worldwide.

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Suzlon awarded order from Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Suzlon will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle management from development to construction and commissioning


uzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solution providers in the world, today announced its maiden order win for 63 MW from Tehri Hydro Development Corporation India Limited (THDCIL) a Joint Venture of Government of India (GoI) and Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP). The order comprises installation of 30 units of S97 120m Hybrid Tower with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is capable of powering over 35,000 households and offsetting 0.13 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum. The project will be located at Kandorna and Bhanwad sites in Dwarka, Gujarat and is scheduled to be completed by March 2017. Suzlon will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle, from development to construction and commissioning including operations, maintenance and services of the project for an initial period of 10 years and thereafter for a mutually agreed period. J.P Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, “We are glad to receive this prestigious mandate of THDCIL’s second wind energy project in India and are privileged to have THDCIL in our customer profile. We look forward to forging a solid partnership towards our common resolve of a sustainable tomorrow powered by clean energy. It is encouraging to see the traction in renewable energy investments by PSUs. Our technologically advanced products and competitive edge in providing end-to-end turnkey solutions will be a perfect fit in executing this project for THDCIL.”

Proven technology The S9X 2.1 MW platform features the time tested Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG)


technology which is designed to optimally harness available wind resources. It not only delivers higher energy yield, but also offers higher return on investment for customers. The S97 120m is one of the tallest allsteel hybrid tower (120 meter height) in the world and combines both lattice and tubular structures. It has achieved a plant load factor (PLF) of 35% over the first 12 months of operation. THDCIL is a joint venture between Government of India and Government of Uttar Pradesh. The company was incorporated in July 1988 to develop, operate and maintain the 2,400 MW Tehri Hydro Power Complex and other hydro projects. The company has an authorised share capital of INR 4,000 cr. THDCIL is a Mini Ratna Category-I and Schedule ‘A’ CPSE. THDCIL presently has a portfolio of 14 projects totalling to an installed capacity of 6,071 MW under various stages of implementation/ development. The total operational capacity is 1,500 MW.

About Suzlon Group: The Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world with an international presence across 19 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America. With over two decades of operational track record, the Group has a cumulative installation of approximately 15.5 GW of wind energy capacity, over 8,000 employees with diverse nationalities and worldclass manufacturing facilities. Suzlon is the only Indian wind energy company with a large in-house Research and Development (R&D) setup in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and

Our technologically advanced products and competitive edge in providing end-toend turnkey solutions will be a perfect fit in executing this project for THDCIL - JP Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group India. Approximately 9.50 GW of the Group’s installation is in India, which makes up for ~36% of the country’s wind installations, making Suzlon the largest player in this sector. The company has recently forayed into the solar space. The Group, headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India, is comprised of Suzlon Energy Limited and its subsidiaries.

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bags four prestigious awards

At the Association of Business Communicators Awards, the firm bagged four distinct awards

We are proud of our team efforts towards driving internal communications and the creative work illustrating the legacy of Tata Power - Anil Sardana, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power


ata Power, India’s largest integrated Power Company has won four prestigious communication awards at the recently held Association of Business Communicators of India’ (ABCI) Awards. Tata Power has bagged 4 distinct awards in categories - ‘Prestige Publication’; ‘Illustration’; ‘Internal Magazine’ and ‘Ezine’ Tata Power’s ‘The Untold tales of Tata Power’ publication bagged two Gold awards under the category of ‘Prestige Publication’ and ‘Illustration’. Enerji Talk, Tata Power’s internal magazine which reaches to approximately 4000 employees won Silver under the ‘Internal Magazine’ category whereas the company’s ‘Green Digest’ won Bronze under the category ‘Ezine’.

Recognizing excellence in business communications ABCI is the only association of its kind in India to promote excellence in business communications. The association organizes Annual Awards to recognize and reward outstanding talent in the


profession of business communications. Speaking on the occasion, Anil Sardana, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Power said, “We are honoured to be recognized and to have received these prestigious awards in the field of Business Communications. We are proud of our team efforts towards driving internal communications and the creative work illustrating the legacy of Tata Power. I, thank the jury members for recognizing the hard work put in across various domains by the Tata Power team members who made this possible”. ABCI is India’s largest non-profit organization for Business communications professionals since 1957. ABCI builds the Business Communications profession and the public relations profession. Comprising of nearly 1,000 members, it represents business and industry, technology, counseling firms, government, associations, and hospitals, schools for communications, professional services firms and non-profit organisations. For more information, Website:





eissel India is an established name in India as a supplier of cable glands and electrical wiring accessories since 1994. The 100% German owned & family run Company since 1920 manufactures goods as per exacting German standards and has created a niche for itself in the Indian electrical market with its International Class Products The “Geissel” brand of cable glands is well known and accepted worldwide. Products include cable glands in brass, polyamide and stainless steel S.S 303(1.4305) & S.S. 316 TI (1.4571) – according to RoHS standards, in IP 54, IP 68, IP 69K and EMC - upto cable dia of 116 mm with all kinds of threads, i.e. Pg, metric and inch. Other products are plugs, reducers, enlargements, lock nuts, etc. In other words a wide range of electrical wiring accessories. Some of our “Star” products from the Geissel stable have created an impact in the Indian and International electrical market:

Double Compression cable glands: The first of its kind in the Indian market with

IP 68 and only three sizes to suit cable dia from 12 – 34 mm. Discerning customers have praised the product for its design, easy application and convenience of only three sizes. Designed and engineered in Germany, but manufactured in India, customers of International repute are finding many advantages in using these glands over others.

Conduits & Conduit glands: The conduits are available in galvanized steel as well as PVC coating on galvanized steel in grey and black colours. Complementing them are the conduit glands which fit the conduits perfectly. The design and application is simple and customers get a one-stop solution to their needs for conduits and the ease in fitting them.

EMC glands. Available in brass with nickel plating in metric as well as Pg threads, these glands are very user-friendly. Customers of international repute have appreciated this simple but effective design.

an assurance of IP 68 protection. IP 69K brass glands: the most recent entry. Geissel’s way to increase the threshold of water ingress at high pressure.

PBE: Pressure balance element – to let out excessive moisture from enclosures/ boxes.Detailed technical and pictorial descriptions of all Geissel products are available in their recently upgraded catalogue which can be downloaded from the website www. Geissel India’s USP is the availability of mostly all products ex-stock from their factory in Pune.

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TIME SAVING electrical CAD software AUTOMATION - electrical CAD software PC|SCHEMATIC has been a leading Electrical CAD software developer on the global market for 35 years, specialising in intelligent design and documentation of electrical control systems and PLC diagrams, pneumatics and hydraulic systems. The electrical CAD software PC|SCHEMATIC Automation is designed from the basic concept of setting you free to focus on the electrical aspects, while the program handles the practical side. Beyond the basic drawing functions, Automation offers you a comprehensive series of functions specially designed for electrical projects with IEC/ EN standards.


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When you click on a component in the component vendor database, you automatically get a menu containing the electrical symbols for the component. By placing these symbols in the diagrams you also transfer information to the electrical diagram which enables the program to fill out order lists or files automatically.

creating the company subdrawings, while the others in future almost only will need to create documentation by dragging templates and subdrawings into projects. Experiences from the industry suggest that the documentation time can be reduced by up to 80 percent.


Why should I buy PC|SCHEMATIC Automation?

PC|SCHEMATIC Automation can interface with PLC I/O tools, wire numbering tools, label systems, send files for component ordering systems, edit PLC data via Excel, import and export the standard CAD formats DWG and DXF, and update all types of lists automatically. Furthermore the program supports practically any database format, so that it can work with the database format used in your company.

People buying PC|SCHEMATIC Automation usually tell us they did it because:

Our solution saves 80% time To make it possible for existing and new users to get started quickly, PC|SCHEMATIC - and its distributors - offers a consulting service, consisting of an analysis of the already existing electrical documentation. Based on this analysis, the optimal set of subdrawings, models and project templates can be effectively created. This also has the consequence that new users can get started creating complete electrical documentation projects really quickly. In larger companies, this way of working might result in that just one single person needs to be pointed out as the main responsible for


• It is easy to work with, and is very flexible in the everyday work routines. • The Module and Model Based drag’n draw functions, makes it possible to create electrical schematic pages extremely fast. • We have an excellent support team, and you can get support via NetViewer. Our support team can then see your screen, and guide you directly on your own PC. • Intelligent reuse of existing material - with intelligent renaming saves lots of time. • The intelligent connection between database and symbols is unique. • Electrical standards are integrated intelligently. • Functions for automatic project generation, automatic graphical plan generation and automatic documentation of symbols in projects/ libraries.

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Can I convert my schematic diagrams from other systems to Automation? Yes! You can convert schematic diagrams from practically speaking any CAD system to the PC|SCHEMATIC Automation format - as long as the CAD system can produce DWG or DXF files. PC|SCHEMATIC also offers a consultant service for converting drawings from other systems to the PC|SCHEMATIC Automation format.

Can I export to other formats? From PC|SCHEMATIC Automation, you can export to the DWG and DXF formats. PC|SCHEMATIC is an active member of the OpenDWG alliance. From PC|SCHEMATIC Automation, you can also export projects as intelligent PDF files with active link between references etc.

Electrical standards: How well are they integrated in PC|SCHEMATIC? At PC|SCHEMATIC we have detailed insight in electrical documentation standards, and we are active members of standardisation committees. We also publish the book “Electrical documentation according to standards”. This insight in the IEC/EN electrical standards is an integrated part of PC|SCHEMATIC Auto-


mation. However, the program is designed so flexible, that you can also use it for other standards than the IEC/EN standards. - Even for your own set of standards!

Support: How can I get it? When you buy PC|SCHEMATIC Automation, you get “Tier 2support” from the PC|SCHEMATIC in India as well from our Head Office Denmark. This can take place using e-mail, telephone or NetViewer (where we can guide you directly on your own PC). • Free access to the complete set of electrical design manuals for PC|SCHEMATIC Automation. • Free access to our electrical design videos - where you can see PC|SCHEMATIC Automation in action. • Free access to articles about electrical design CAD programs. • Free access to the PC|SCHEMATIC user forums. When you have bought PC|SCHEMATIC Automation, you can either attend PC|SCHEMATIC training in your own country, or attend a web seminar about the topics you need to get familiar with. Please contact venkat@ for further details.

Contact us at any time At PC|SCHEMATIC we are very interested in hearing about your experiences using the PC|SCHEMATIC Automation program. It is because of the feedback from our many users, that we are able to make a better product year by year!

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amron Co., Ltd Japan is a global manufacturer of optical equipment. In 2009, Tamron established a representative office in India to collect market information and initiated extensive research activities thereafter. To take it to the next phase in 2013, Tamron decided to establish a subsidiary i.e. Tamron India Pvt. Ltd. to be prepared for further expansion of the market relating to interchangeable lenses for DSLR/mirror-less cameras, optics for security/surveillance cameras and Machine Vision/Factory Automation lenses. This is a major strategic move of the company to solidify its foothold in one of the fast growing markets in the world by broadening the customer base as well as enhancing the brand recognition. Tamron will increase its business in India by supplying best suited quality products at affordable prices. Tamron has been an R & D leader in the field of optical technologies since 1950, and has developed many outstanding products. True to its slogan – “New Eyes for Industry” – the company is expanding into a broad range of industrial fields. From consumer products such as lenses for digital SLR cameras, to industrial products like CCTV lenses, Machine Vision lenses and ultra-high precision lens elements, to its OEM products for other manufacturers, Tamron offers products that overflow with creativity. Tamron’s originality is driven by its strong


R & D capacity and spirit of innovation, which have given the company many unparalleled advanced technologies. Tamron manufactures photographic lenses, CCTV lenses, lenses for long wavelength infrared cameras, digital cameras, video cameras. The lenses for automotive applications and optical devices are special purpose products manufactured by Tamron. Tamron’s expertise not only lies in lenses but even owns facilities and equipment for the design and production of plastic mold, where it manufactures a range of precision equipment and optical-equipment parts. Tamron professionals actively welcome new challenges every day. The company relies on the creativity of each and every employee, as well as on the energy generated by the interaction between individuals and the organization.

Tamron is also doing its bit to contribute to the society by organizing workshops and technological events to create awareness about technicalities in a lens and educating the system integrators and end users about usage. Tamron eyes on expanding its operations not only in metro cities but also in Tier-2 & 3 cities as well by appointing more people to support our dealer network who can educate them on Tamron technology. It sees efforts to protect the global environment as a social responsibility, and it is actively engaged in environmental initiatives under the umbrella of its own philosophy and objectives.

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Far away yet connected-The new thermal imagers from Testo are Smart & Networked


IIoT The measurement technology expert Testo launches four new thermal imagers in the market. The unbeatable price-performance ratio of the models testo 865, testo 868, testo 871 and testo 872 clearly show that top quality “Made in Germany” and an attractive price are not mutually exclusive. The new Testo innovations are a clear exclamation mark in the tough thermal imager market: They have a resolution of up to 320 x 240 pixels. With the testo Super Resolution technology included as standard, this can even be increased at a PC to 640 x 480 pixels. No comparable thermal imager has better image quality. Work smart and networked Apart from the entry model testo 865, all thermal imagers can also be connected to the testo Thermography App. The App, available for iOS and Android, turns the user’s smartphone into a second display and a remote control for the thermal imager, and serves to create compact reports quickly on site, to save them online and send them by e-mail. The models testo 871 and testo 872 can be additionally connected wirelessly with the thermohygrometer testo 605i and the clamp probe testo 770-3. This allows fast and clear identification of where exactly the thermography is to be done in any given climatic condition or at what load a switching cabinet is running.


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Automatic setting of emissivity The setting of emissivity and reflected temperature, both indispensable for precise thermal images, were time-consuming and with regard to reflected temperature, were less than accurate by now. These irregularities can be solved with the testo Îľ-Assist. In order to use this function, a special sticker (Îľ-marker) is attached to the measurement object. Via their integrated digital camera, the thermal imagers testo 868, testo 871 and testo 872 recognize the sticker, determine the emissivity and reflected temperature and set both values automatically. Objectively comparable images The newly developed testo Scale Assist function solves the problem of the users by adjusting the colour distribution of the scale to the interior and exterior temperature of the measurement object and the difference between them. This ensures objectively comparable and error-free thermal images of the thermal insulation behaviour of a building. The thermal imagers testo 865, testo 868, testo 871 and testo 872 are now available directly from Testo or expert channel partners.

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Testo India : Innovation with digitization

Mr. Kalidas Bhangare, Managing Director Testo India Pvt Ltd

Q. What are the milestones your company has achieved till date? Established in 2006, Testo India Pvt. Ltd., is a 100% subsidiary of Testo SE & Co. KGaA, a world leader in design, development and manufacturing of electronic portable test and measuring instruments based in Germany. Testo India started as a small firm with only 4 employees but now with strength of 45 employees, Testo is a well known brand in the market. We have completed a successful journey of 10 years adding several customers to our account. We have a certified service and calibration lab catering product expertise and solutions to our clients. With our HO in Pune, 13 home offices in major cities and an extensive channel partnersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; network across the country we now serve in multiple industries.

Q. What product technology you represent? Testo India provides multiple instruments to various


industries. There are distinguished utilities and applications for all the instruments. But if you observe, the necessity for any application is the ease with which the instrument operates, minimum optimal time it requires to perform the test and the convivial feel that is renders to the user. In short, the need is to have a smart technology with smarter instruments, and this is precisely what we deliver. Currently our products are used for data monitoring, Flue gas analysis, combustion and emission controls, Thermography, Parameter measurement like temperature, humidity, pressure, RPM, Lux, Electrical etc & HVACR. We have identified that with the growing digitization of the working system there is a need to implement a technology that is self driven, convenient and equally efficient. That is how we came up with the ideas of cloud data storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth operation & Smartphone integration technique that has simplified the functioning of every industry. All the time consuming, manually driven operations/record


keeping can now be governed with just one click, making the process more easy, accurate, fast and reliable.

Q. What is the future of your products in India? As mentioned earlier, the latest trends and technologies that we are witnessing are coming from the digitization of the existing systems. The traditional methods and processes are now getting replaced with smart solutions & we are completely up to date with the advancement prevailing around. Our product range for instance, the air capture hood testo 420 and the new range of Smart Probes equips the users with smart and easy measurement techniques using the smartphone interface. The new Electrical Instruments are very distinct and unique in their features. WiFi Data Loggers â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Saveris 2 is an excellent advancement in data monitoring system. With a secure online storage of all readings in Testo Cloud the data can be managed and analyzed online by the user via smartphone, tablet or PC absolutely anywhere and anytime. Our latest solution to the industry is new Thermal Imagers with smartphone integration designed to deliver networked thermography. Their wireless operation, with the easy of saving & transferring data over networks makes our instrument more users friendly and cost effective. Our continuous approach towards innovation, Research & development ensures eminent future of our products which are sure to redefine the overall working experience of Test & Measurement sector.

Q. What is your vision for forthcoming years? See, for any organization the foremost necessity is to grow in a successive progression. The aim is always to excel and be the market leader that is how the industry practically works. But apart from the sales that we make, our vision has always been & will be to provide superior quality products and complete solutions to our customers, resolve all their issues and extend our support via service & calibration assistance. We would try to do better in every possible way, and with our cutting edge German technology along with the state-of-the art facilities we hope that we would be able to deliver the best everytime. For more information E-mail: Web: website


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Bettinelli - A formidable name in motion control & automation B

“Our presence in India means quite something in fostering a symbiotic relationship with our customers,” says Mr. Rupesh Paparaju, Director, Bettinelli Automation Components, India

ettinelli S.p.A, established in 1953, specializes in the development and manufacturing of precision motion control components and systems. In 1996 a separate division named CDS Cam Driven Systems was created for engineering solutions in automation and motion technology. CDS produces the widest range of mechanical Cam Driven Units, commonly known as rotary / indexing tables for precision motion control applications, requiring rotary or linear transfer, positioning and handling. The products range includes, cam indexing and servo-driven tables, ring positioning drives, intermittent and oscillating drives with parallel or right angle configuration, rotary & linear part handlers, precision link transfer systems, and epicycloidal servo reducers.

Strategic advantages Wide ranging products The broad product spectrum covers IP parallel shaft indexers, IT roller dial indexing tables, TR roller dial indexing tables, HP roller dial indexing tables, IG/IGA roller gear indexer, TL precision link conveyors, MHP/LHP part handlers, FT-HT open center ring tables and packages of rotary indexing tables. Bettinelli has a wide range of standard products. These are delivered in 3 weeks. When it comes to customized products, these are designed, manufactured and shipped in 6-8 weeks. The manufacturing takes place centrally in Italy.

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The regimen starts with design & engineering, CNC induction hardening, CNC milling, grinding, quality check and then assembly, painting and shipment. In order to ensure quality, all components are machined internally, including the cam hardening by a proprietary CNC controlled induction hardening equipment. For better finish, the products are also subjected to chemical nickel plating, blasting and painting. The manufacturing process is constantly controlled to conform to international standards. The company’s quality systems are ISO-90012008 certified. The company has its own subsidiaries to look after sales and service in Germany, France, United States, India, and China and representative companies in other countries such as Spain, Denmark and the Netherlands. Over the years, Bettinelli Group and CDS Indexers have become synonymous with high quality automation products and technologies. “Our design and manufacturing systems have furnished competitive and strategic advantages to numerous industries in pharmaceutical, automobile, manufacturing, packaging and a plethora of other sectors. And for automation functions, our solutions are invariably preferred by companies,” says Rupesh Paparaju, Director, Bettinelli Automation Components, India. The Indian subsidiary, headquartered in Pune, serves its customers in India by providing installation, commissioning, and after-sales support. It also offers technical consultation. In the pharmaceutical industry cam driven systems are used in filling, blister pack, tablet making and packaging machines. In automobile industry, they are used in pallet transfer tables, assembly machines, painting applications and test rigs, just to mention a few. In machining industry, they are used with advantage in deburring, lapping and pressing machines and in transfer lines. In SPM & robotics, they find



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High Precision Fast Link Conveyor, TL Series applications in transfer lines, station loading, sequential operations and so on. Inwelding, these indexers are inevitable in positioners, synchronous welding, robotic welding and component transfer. Packaging too is a major application area. Cam systems are used in box filling machines, wrapping machines, cartoning and capping machines. Indexers are also used in casting, printing and cosmetics industries.

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Features galore The Bettinelli products are easy to install, they can run at a speed of 800 cycles per minute; there is no wear & tear and hence they entail zero maintenance. Designed to give high accuracy (+-20 microns), these systems also feature zero backlash. CDS Indexers are known for durability. Thanks to the friction followers, they do not break or need to be replaced. They can bear higher loads compared to needle-based followers. Compact cast aluminium alloy housing, double extended cam-shaft, CNC

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Part Handlers – Linear & Rotary case hardened cam-profiles, etc. are the salient features lending to high productivity. CDS underlines precision in operations. Repeatability of +/- 0.02 mm at cam follower, Airtight special aluminium alloy housing, Flanged through-hole input and out-put shafts supported by large preloaded tapered roller bearings, and Oscillating and customized cam motion are some of the elements facilitating this. CDS customization leads to adaptability. Customized size, stops, input shaft, threads & tooling on output flange, bores on the housing and a number of other features like prearrangement for gearbox connection, etc. contribute to this attribute.

Proximity to the customer The Indian arm of Bettinelli, based in Pune, Bettinelli Automation Components Pvt. Ltd., is highly customer-centric. “Our presence in India means quite something in fostering a symbiotic relationship with our customers. It helps us to match our world-class products with our eminent customer support,” underlines Paparaju, Director, who has built up a team to improve Bettinelli’s response time. “CDS are high-tech products which lend themselves to enhance the operational efficiency and productivity at the customer’s end. We stay close to the customer to understand his needs and offer customized solutions within the shortest possible time to ensure peak uptime of his equipment and operations”, he adds. Bettinelli is participating in INTEC-2017 in Coimbatore to put up an impressive show of its capabilities and offerings to the automation industry. - P.K. Balasubbramaniian

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Authorisation concepts in machine automation


n modern automation architectures, the interaction between machinery safety (Safety) and operational security (Security) is increasingly becoming the key to practicable concepts. It is important to consider not only the technical and normative requirements of safety, but in particular the need to assign information and authorisations carefully – issues that until now have been covered by organisational measures. With a safe operating mode selector switch, manipulation protection and access authorisations can be achieved in terms of overall safety. The development towards a networked automation landscape means that companies face new security challenges. Industry 4.0 systems can be reconfigured and optimised autonomously – i.e. by the system itself during operation, which requires safety to be re-assessed during runtime. It must also be ensured that no new safety risks arise as a result of residual security vulnerabilities.

Holistic approach increasingly important There are clear differences in perspective when it comes to the issue of safety: the internationally used terms are “Safety” for machinery safety and “Security” for operational security; this helps with the basic differentiation. Safety requires that residual risks that emanate from a plant or machine do not exceed the limit values specified in the standards. This includes hazards to the machine surroundings (e.g. environmental damage) as well as hazards inside the plant (e.g. persons inside the plant). Security is concerned with protecting a plant or machine from unauthorised access from outside, as well as protecting sensitive data from corruption, loss and unauthorised access internally. This includes explicit attacks as well as unintended security incidents. When developing solutions it is also important to consider the needs of the user from the very start, in terms of handling and user friendliness during operation, for in-

stance. If not, manipulation of safety measures will literally be programmed in. Holistic safety concepts require the interaction of safety & security, but that’s not all. In terms of the safety aspect, it’s important to check the extent to which security issues influence functional safety. This is the case if access or authorisation systems can be defeated or copied using simple means, or are accessible to everyone when a master password is written on a note stuck to a screen, for example. Key issues here include clear, safe proof of identity for products, processes and machines as well as for authorised persons, including safe information exchange across the whole production process.

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Safety: When a safety gate is opened, hazardous machine movements must be stopped and a restart must be prevented. It must not be possible to either defeat or manipulate the guards

vant hazards must be identified, based on the intended use – taking into consideration all the lifecycle phases once the machine is first made available on the market. All the various groups who come into contact with the machine, such as operating, cleaning or maintenance staff for example, are also considered. The risk is estimated and evaluated for each hazard. Risk-reducing measures are established in accordance with the state of the art and in compliance with the harmonised standards. Ultimately, an intelligent safety concept must provide the greatest possible leeway and freedom as well as the highest possible level of safety. Access points to the machine or process are of vital importance. These must be protected against unauthorised opening and must guarantee beyond doubt that nobody is inside the hazard zone when the machine is started.

No danger to people … To ensure that deliberate or accidental opening of access doors cannot cause a hazard, they are protected in classic safety style with a safety gate system. This combines safety gate monitoring with safe guard locking inside one system and also provides safety functions such as emergency stop, escape release and a mechanical restart interlock. This means that anyone who is locked in accidentally can leave the danger zone quickly and easily in the case of danger. It will not then be possible to restart the plant until it is established beyond doubt via the integrated safety and reset functions that there is nobody else in the danger zone. With a safety gate system such as the PSENsgate from Pilz, human protection is guaranteed, in terms of safety. However, the matter of process protection in terms of operational security is still open.

… or process In practice, protection against unauthorised access can be achieved via a safe operating mode selector switch. It fulfils two functions: it selects the operating mode and controls authorisation for machine access. Operating mode selector switches such as PITmode from Pilz allow you to switch between defined operating modes. The operating mode is selected by inserting a transponder key with the relevant authorisation and pressing the pushbutton defined for the relevant operating mode. Each key is individually coded to enable unique user authentication, which prevents


manipulation. As the unique key can be used on several machines and can have different authorisations stored on it, several mechanical keys can be combined within one transponder key. This in turn reduces administrative work.

Clearly defined responsibilities Using the coded key, each operator is given access to the machine functions or machine operating modes allocated to him. Individual (access) authorisations can be assigned for each operator via the RFID-based keys. These can be assigned via identification management in the machine control system. Thanks to operating mode selector switches like PITmode, authorised personnel are able to operate and control the plant in various operating modes. Operators are given the machine enables that match their individual abilities and qualifications, providing a high degree of protection against unintended actions and manipulations, as well as security of information. On delicate or sensitive machinery, all operator actions need to be logged. Here too the system can provide support, as all operator actions are reported to the control system anyway. The authentication system can be used to assign the actions clearly to an operator. As a result, any changes during the machine operation can be documented, increasing traceability. Should anyone change a machine parameter during operation, this step will be documented. If

errors then occur, the reasons can be identified more quickly. Through self-monitoring, PITmode switches safely from one operating mode to the other. Five selectable operating modes are possible: automatic mode, setup mode, manual intervention under limited conditions, special mode / process monitoring and service mode. Thanks to the LED display, the currently selected operating mode can be clearly identified, as can the key’s authorisation level. The operating mode selector switch can be used for applications up to PL d of EN ISO 13849-1 or SIL CL 2 of EN 62061. With the definition of safe operating modes it is possible to harmonise the requirements of operator safety, process security and availability. After all, issues such as manipulation protection, demarcation of areas of responsibility/jurisdictions and clear proof of identity for machines and operators must be safely regulated before a process can be deemed “safe to operate”.

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Ultra compact IPC promises extreme space-savings and flexibility Universal C6015 Industrial PC further extends application possibilities of PC-based control hardware


he new, ultra compact C6015 Industrial PC is designed for universal use in automation, visualisation and communication tasks, as well as in EtherCAT-based applications. As an exceptionally inexpensive, compact and flexibly-mounted solution, it opens up new application areas for IPC technology, especially those with pronounced cost or space restraints. Fully suited to industrial applications, the multi-core IPC measures just 82 x 82 x 40 mm, demonstrating the extensive scalability of PC-based control technology from Beckhoff.

Smallest control cabinet IPC The ultra compact C6015 IPC is only one third the size of the C6905, previously the smallest control cabinet IPC in the comprehensive Beckhoff portfolio. Price savings of approximately 25 % also place the device well below the previously least expensive x86 PCs from Beckhoff. With these features, automation, visualisation and system-wide communication in small and mid-size applications can be implemented highly cost-effectively with a minimal footprint. As

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a result, the compact device opens up areas of use where PC-based control technology has not been used thus far, or where motherboards are commonly integrated as expensive custom solutions.

Uncompromising industrial compatibility Despite its extremely compact and inexpensive implementation, the ultra compact C6015 IPC makes no compromises when it comes to industrial compatibility. This includes the high computing power of the integrated Intel Atom CPU that features up to four processor cores. Moreover, the IPC is designed as a passively cooled device in a robust, aluminium/die-cast zinc housing, offering long-term availability. The device also offers a full range of standard features for industrial environments such as extended operating temperature range up to +55 °C and high resistance to vibration and shock. The C6015 is also extremely flexible with regard to its many installation options. It can be mounted both vertically and horizontally on the rear wall of the control cabinet, or attached to a DIN rail. Even in the tightest installation spaces, this allows various mounting scenarios with flexible orientation of the IPC. Due to the small dimensions of the device, this represents an important feature: when connecting up

to six separate cables, it is crucial with the small design that the connection level can be optimally aligned to the cable routing, which is usually dictated by the machine layout. Apart from that, the full range of equipment and the interface configuration meet the requirements for a universally applied IPC: a 30 GB SSD and Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system support make the C6015 a powerful device even in the basic configuration. Windows 7 and Windows 10 are also optionally possible. Further hardware features include 2 GB DDR3L-RAM (expandable ex-works up to 4 GB), a display port connection, an on-board Dual-Ethernet adapter with 2 x 100/1000Base-T connection and ports for both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

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Decay & the single

REGULATOR We’re never surprised at how many engineers and technicians don’t know what droop and decaying inlet are, since so little is published about these effects. Nevertheless, understanding them and using the flow curves to properly evaluate a regulator’s performance for an application is the secret to a trouble-free installation.

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ome people work with pressure regulators all of their lives and never know what is really going on inside. Tescom spends a great deal of time teaching our distributors and customers about the key operating characteristics of pressure regulators. We’re never surprised at how many engineers and technicians don’t know what droop and decaying inlet are, since so little is published about these effects. Nevertheless, understanding them and using the flow curves to properly evaluate a regulator’s performance for an application is the secret to a trouble-free installation. For the benefit of everyone in the Tescom family, we will review Decaying Inlet in this column, and Droop in a future column.

Definition The decaying inlet characteristic is the amount of change seen on the set point of a pressure reducing regulator as the inlet pressure varies. The decaying inlet characteristic has an inverse relationship between


the inlet and outlet pressure of a single stage regulator; as the inlet pressure goes down, the outlet pressure goes up (see chart below).

Considerations We must consider decaying inlet when our pressure source is a compressed source, such as a cylinder, tube trailer, or hydril. When our source gas comes from a compressor, or liquid source such as a dewar, the inlet pressure is fairly stable, and the effect of the decaying inlet characteristic on set point is negligible.

How It Works To see how decaying inlet works, let’s consider a few Tescom regulators for the same application.

Parameters: Our application is a compressed gas that is packaged at 3500 PSIG. Our process requires a 200 PSIG set point. Scenario A: We’ll look at the BB - 1, which is

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rated for 3500 PSIG max inlet pressure, and has a PSIG/ 100 PSIG decaying inlet characteristic. Assuming that we start with full inlet pressure of 3500 PSIG, and that the source pressure will decay to 500 PSIG before it is either changed out or recharged, the net change on the inlet of the regulator is 3000 PSIG. If the regulator is initially set for an outlet pressure of 200 PSIG with 3500 PSIG on the inlet, then the outlet pressure will rise by 210 PSIG to 410 PSIG. 3000 PSIG change in inlet pressure ÷ 100 PSIG = Factor of 30; Factor of 30 x 7 PSIG decaying inlet characteristic = 210 PSIG increase. Scenario B: The 44 - 2200 and 44 – 5200 have much lower decaying inlet characteristics (1.5 PSIG/100 PSIG). Using the same operating conditions in the previous example, we find that these regulators will see a pressure rise of 45 PSIG on the outlet, from 200 PSIG to 245 PSIG. Clearly, we get better outlet pressure stability with these regulators. Scenario C: To further reduce the decaying inlet effect, we should consider taking the pressure reduction in two steps, or stages. We typically use a two-stage regulator like the 44 – 3400 to do this. The 44 -3400 is composed of two 44 – 2200 regulators built into the same body and internally connected in series with one another. The decaying inlet characteristic of the 44 – 2200 is 1.5PSIG/100 PSIG. The first stage is preset at a nominal pressure of, say 500 PSIG. The second stage is adjusted to our original 200 PSIG set point. When the source pressure decays from 3500 to 500PSIG, the first stage sees a net decrease of 3000 PSIG on its inlet. The outlet pressure of the first stage will increase by 30PSIG, to 530PSIG. The second stage now sees a net increase of 30 PSIG on its inlet. The outlet of the second stage will go down by. 45PSIG (.3x1.5 decaying inlet characteristic =.45PSIG). To anyone reading a typical pressure gauge on the downstream side of the


two-stage regulator, the decaying inlet characteristic is transparent.

Controlling decaying inlet characteristic Two-stage pressure regulators are frequently employed as cylinder regulators for packaged specialty gases. The flows are typically lo, and the two-stage reduction allows the operator to provide stable delivery pressures to the process. There are times when a single - stage regulator is used on the cylinder, which feeds a header in a lab or process facility. Points of use regulators are installed along the header, permitting individual users to adjust their pressures accordingly. The use of a single stage source regulator, along with point-of-use regulators, provides the two-stage reduction necessary for controlling decaying inlet characteristic. For higher flow applications, Tescom offers regulators with balanced main valves, like the 44 - 1300. The 44-1300 is so highly balanced that its decaying inlet characteristic is a very low. 1PSIG/100PSIG with a 0 – 300 PSIG control pressure. For a 3000 PSIG reduction on its inlet, the 44 – 1300 would yield a 3PSIG increase on its outlet, nearly transparent to anyone working with this regulator. The 44-1300 is often used as a tube-trailer regulator because of its high flow, and extremely low decaying inlet characteristic. These qualities allow users to employ only one regulator to provide the required working pressure for their process.

Mistaken Identity Many times, unknowing regulator users observe the decaying inlet characteristic and mistake it for a leaky regulator. In the non-flowing condition, the user observes that the set point has climbed above the original set point, and believes the regulator is creeping. One quick method to confirm that the regulator is not creeping is to observe the gauge reading for a short period of time. If the pressure has stabilized at a few pounds above the original set point, then this is probably decaying inlet. If the pressure is slowly climbing, and not stabilizing, then the regulator seat is contaminated, and the regulator must be removed for servicing. By confirming that the source pressure is a compressed source such as a cylinder, you can quickly correlate the drop in inlet pressure to the increase in set point.

Sizing a regulator There are several reasons to consider the decaying inlet characteristic when evaluating regulator first and foremost, can the system handle the increase in outlet pressure? What if the outlet pressure decays to a point where a relief valve triggers, or rupture disk ruptures, for example? Second, can the process itself tolerate the pressure swing involved? In our BB-1 example mentioned earlier, could the process tolerate a 210PSIG increase on the set point? Are gauges another instrumentation downstream of the regulator sized to handle this increase in pressure? Our responsibility as applications specialists is to consider all possibilities when selecting a regulator for our customer’s application. When we take a few minutes to teach our customer about the nuances of pressure regulators, the customer is grateful, and looks to us as regulator experts, ensuring that we’ll be the first company contacted for future applications. Furthermore, by taking into account the decaying inlet characteristic when you size a regulator, you can avoid any surprises and unhappy customers that would otherwise result when the regulator is placed into service. If you need help with the decaying inlet characteristic of a particular regulator, please call us and we’ll provide you with this information.

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ARTING will be exhibiting first MICA product prototypes with EtherCAT connectivity at SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg. Data can be captured directly from industrial production networks via two M8 connectors, then pre-processed and transmitted to higher-level systems and cloud applications via various standard protocols such as OPC-UA and MQTT.

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Igus offers linear axes of variable width and length With the new drylin ZLW modular kit the motion plastics specialist igus offers even more versatility and designing freedom for design engineers to the low profile of the toothed belt axes, even small installation spaces are sufficient for this. In addition, users can order the cross beams, rails and carriages made of aluminium or stainless steel. The latter is of particular interest for applications in the food industry, due to the majority of components being made from stainless steel, this is a unique when considering standard ‘off the shelf’ items. A maximum service life is possible in combination with liners made of iglidur E7. The linear guides can be supplied with the igus motor or connected to the customer’s which enables a variable motor integration to the right and left of the axis by means of solid and hollow shafts.

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Ready to install, maintenance-free and lubricant-free linear guides are becoming more popular in machine and plant manufacturing. “Off the shelf” solutions that fit exactly to the construction requirements of the user are uncommon. To simplify product selection for design engineers, the motion plastics specialist igus has developed a construction kit for its drylin ZLW axes, with which the customers can individually assemble their own solutions. In this modular system, width, rail distances and length of the axes can be adapted quickly and easily. Due

Due to the new installation size ZLW-20, loads up to 75 kg can be lifted, with maximum stroke lengths of up to 3,000 millimetres. The wide drive belt also permits high speeds of more than 5 m/s depending on the load. The polyurethane toothed belt with steel cable reinforcement is set centrally on the carriage at the required belt tension. An underwater application is also possible with a special belt. Grooved ball bearings ensure a robust support and greater energy efficiency. A quiet running and a long service life even in continuous operation make the ready to install solutions interesting for numerous applications, such as the most varied handling tasks in the food or laboratory technology. Due to the open design, the linear axes are easy to clean and also insensitive to dirt.

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Rollon introduces a new

SEVENTH AXIS The Italian group has developed a solution capable of transporting large robots, weighing up to 2,000 Kg, with extremely long strokes

The seventh axis advantage: • Equipped with accessories like the rack lubrication system and decelerators • Levels range from applications that do not require particularly precise alignment (in the range of tenths), to maximum precision on the stroke system of ±0,04 mm. • Created with the purpose of completing the range of linear axes, and extending their potential to the heavy duty segment



seventh axis solves the greatest physiological limit in anthropomorphic robots: the range of action. Rollon, the Italian group specialized in linear handling solutions - present in India with a direct branch in Bangalore - has developed a solution capable of bringing significant advantages to the robotics sector, thus reinforcing its presence in the linear actuator segment. Rollon developed this new system because they are aware of how common anthropomorphic robots have become in recent years due to improved performance, accessibility and competitiveness. The company decided to add a complementary product to this particular solution. Thanks to the know-how developed in the field of actuators and Cartesian robotics, Rollon has, in fact, developed a seventh axis to fill

the physiological void in the anthropomorphic robot: the range of action of its arm. This new product is the right solution for all situations that require an additional axis.

The seventh axis in detail The range of the seventh axis uses the profiles available to the Rollon Group, which come in various cross sections, from 80x80 to 360x200 mm. The sliding system is available in the version with rails and recirculating ball bearing runners or recirculating rollers, while the activation system is with a rectified rack and pinion with inclined teeth. Rollon’s seventh axis also contains adjustable crosspieces for alignment even on surfaces that are not perfectly parallel, and is complete with a cable-bearing chain and bumpers. The cart holding the anthropomorphic robot has


customizable dimensions, on request. The whole system is equipped with accessories like the rack lubrication system and decelerators, if required, according to the client’s needs. As far as performance is concerned, levels range from applications that do not require particularly precise alignment (in the range of tenths), to maximum precision on the stroke system of ±0,04 mm. The system is capable of transporting anthropomorphic robots weighing up to 2,000 Kg,

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Rollon’s development strategy The technology at the foundation of the seventh axis was created with the purpose of completing the range of linear axes, and extending their potential to the heavy duty segment: Rollon then further developed the product, going on to design a dedicated solution. The seventh axis is already available on request, and Rollon is working on industrializing the range, to make it standard for potential clients. The result is one of the most comprehensive ranges of actuators in the world. Today, Rollon offers not only a complete range of actuators, but also the ability to assemble them and install them in Cartesian configurations and to create integrated mechanical systems. Furthermore, the group will soon present a range entirely dedicated to solutions for industrial automation. The seventh axis is part of this strategic context: Rollon’s objective is to increase its presence in the integrated automation market, offering its services as a “global provider” of linear handling solutions.

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Robots & humans working hand in hand Robots with fixed processes and large access guards will soon be a thing of the past. A young Swiss company is working on a robotic arm that responds adequately to changing situations, keeps learning new skills, and could soon be used in private households.


he science of robotics is advancing rapidly. Robots are evolving from machines with rigidly defined processes towards interactive assistants that no longer need to be locked away behind guards and light barriers. Instead, they will be able to move freely while still being safe for humans. Hollywood has


shown the way with the Iron Man movies. The main character, played by Robert Downey Jr., is assisted by a robotic arm that holds the solder, turn screws, or pass tools as needed.

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reality, at least if the masterminds of the Swiss start-up F&P Robotics have their way. The company’s 20 employees have developed a robot that might revolutionize the working relationship between humans and machines. The robotic arm is 1.1 meters long in the standard version, has a working radius of 80 centimeters and six degrees of freedom. The aluminum body of P-Rob (for Personal Robot) is covered in a high-quality artificial leather skin for a better user experience. With P-Rob, we want to take personal robots to the next level,” says Hansruedi Früh, CEO of F&P Robotics. He even has some clear ideas of potential applications in laboratories and in industrial automation. “The robot could handle containers and vessels or be used in quality control.” With its newly developed software, it can recognize, grip and manipulate objects while being aware of its surroundings, so that it responds correctly when a person approaches.

“Our robot is able to analyze situations to develop and follow what it deems to be the optimal course of action.” Hansruedi Früh, CEO F&P Robotics

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However, if the engineers at F&P Robotics are successful, this will only be the beginning. P-Rob might soon work together with other robotic arms or even with people, recognizing the social behavior of humans so that it may function as an autonomous machine. “It is able to

analyze situations to develop and follow what it deems to be the optimal course of action,” says Hansruedi Früh. Quite possibly, these robots will soon be able to autonomously correct malfunctions in a production line instead of shutting down, as robots currently do when an unplanned event occurs. Hansruedi Früh can also imagine his robot working in households, e.g. to prepare food or perform other tasks. “The idea is to build an intelligent, interactive arm that is safe and reliable and will be perceived not as a machine, but as an assistant or friend.”

Brushless DC motors ensure precise movements F&P Robotics powers its robotic arms with brushless DC drives by maxon. Up to eight brushless maxon EC flat motors with diameters of 45 and 90 millimeters and an output power of 70 or 90 W are used for P-Rob’s joints and manipulators. Their power, compact design, and good heat dissipation make these drives an ideal solution for robotic applications. “We think that the flat design in particular is a great advantage,” says Hansruedi Früh. In combination with maxon sensors, the flat motors also make good force sensors, since the torque can easily be determined by measuring the current in the drive. Ease of control and ease of use are among the core design objectives of the young Swiss company. A standard laptop is sufficient to control and program P-Rob. This makes the robot an interesting option for many potential customers. The first few projects with the innovative robotic arm are already on the way, with more to follow soon. For certain, the future will continue to see a growth in robotic applications interacting with humans. F&P Robotics and maxon motor are spearheading this development. For more information Web:



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The wire runs excellently under plain wire X and Type D Technologies to enhance higher cutting speeds when compared with wires like Topas Plus H and Topas Plus G.

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isshpro, was developed as perfect solution for all Japanese, Taiwanese & Korean machines. Most imported machines that only have plain brass wire running technology, have switched over to Misshpro. The wire is a plain brass wire with special treatment.

This special treatment has successfully proved the following:• Increased cutting efficiency by 12 ½ %-- 15% against various imported plain brass wires. • Reduction of the heat transfer during the arcing process due to which higher cutting


speeds are obtained even with lower currents with no structural changes on the work piece. • Improved flushing. Further, this special treatment has successfully proved that there is no negative impact on any of the machine mechanical parts that come in contact with this wire. Extensive trials on Mitsubishi, Makino, Fanuc and Sodik machines have proved the cutting efficiency and accuracy of this wire over all imported plain wires.

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Nikopas Engineering : Benchmarking the standards


Mr. Dilip B. Sawant, Managing Director NIKOPAS ENGINEERING PVT.LTD.

e are Manufacturers and Exporters of ‘nkp’ BRAND THREAD CUTTING DIES AND DIE-NUTS made of CS or HSS Material. We produce and supply Cut Thread Split Dies. However, ground threads Dies (lapped finish). Gun Nose Dies can also be supplied. Generally HSS Dies are manufactured out of M2 grade material; however, dies in 5% Co. (M35) and TIN Coated can also be supplied. We produce vide range of Thread forms standard as well as non-standard - RH as well as LH sizes from 1/8”(3mm) to 4” (100 mm) in COARSE as well as FINE pitches. We produce different Thread Forms, such as, BSW, BSF, UNF, UNC, UNEF, UN, NS, WHITHWORTH FINE, METRIC(FINE, COARSE), BSP BSC, BSCON, BSCY, ME, Pg, NPT, BSPT, ACME, BUTTRESS, ETC. Generally, Dies & Die Nuts supplied by us are cut threads, split and thread produced is to medium/6g/2A tolerance. However, Company

is specialized in manufacturing Dies & Die Nuts to various thread tolerance such as 2A, 3A, 6g, 8g. We also manufacture as per requirements – may be on specific Drawings from buyers, we request you to please indicate your choice of requirement from our large Range of Products (More than 2000 different designs) indicated in our Website referred above. To get more details you may please check our Website: or mails us on We have our Authorized Stockiest in Christchurch, NEW ZELAND. We are at present manufacturing and exporting to UK, TURKEY, MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH AFRICA and NEW ZEALAND on monthly basis large quantities as per their requirements. For more information Mobile - 9765560428 Web -

Technical Details : Threading Dies and Hex Die-nuts • As a rule dies are manufactured solid, pre slotted (Form B). The dies produce male threads within the tolerance zone 6g or medium fit. The narrow web (Slot) on Die can be easily cut off with cut off wheel, when special tolerances are required. The Die will then be adjustable (form A). • Generally two types of dies are in common use , Cut Thread Dies and Ground Thread Dies. Ground Thread Dies have thread lapped and produce good quality threads. They are more accurate and generally used on machines. Cut Thread Dies are used by hand . • Round Dies are used to produce threads where as Hexagonal Die-nuts or Rethreading Hex Die-nuts are used for repairing of damaged or worn out threads. A simple spanner is used to drive the Hex Die-nuts. • nkp (LAPPED) Dies are ground after hardening in exact concentricity to their threads in both the perpendicular and horizontal planes. In good working conditions the Dies will always run true on the work piece. • nkp (LAPPED) Dies produce exceptionally good finish. • The design and heat treatment of dies give a high efficiency in steel up to 750 N/mm2. For steel with tensile strength >750 N/mm2 and shot chipping brass special types Dies are available. • The number of flutes in the Dies depends on the nominal size of the thread and on the application. • The High Speed Steels and special Carbon Steels used for manufacturing of Dies are subject to a strict quality inspection. • The carefully supervised heat treatment produces quality and highly efficient tool life. • The quality and accuracy In size of the thread produced depends essentially on many factors such as machine should be in Al condition preferably with positive feed and chuck having axial and radial compensation. They prevent defective threads. Special attention must be paid to perfect alignment of the work pieces. • True alignment of work piece and Die are of prime importance. • Dies must be sharpened correctly and in due time. Blunt or faulty re-sharpened tools produce defective threads and increase torque up to 100 %, causes excessive wear and breakage. • While producing male threads with Dies it should be noted that the diameter of the bolts / component must always be a little smaller than the nominal size of the thread. While producing ISO male threads within the tolerance position 6g or medium, the negative allowance for the major diameter must be considered (major diameter of bolt = NOMINAL SIZE MINUS ALLOWNCE) • In principle diameter of bolt should be as low as tolerance will allow. • In order to facilitate start of threading, the bolt should be provided with bevel / chamfer. • A perfect alignment of the tools axis to the work piece is very important to produce male threads and good Die life.



Renishaw : The Masters of Metrology export showing how we continue to strive for excellence, and continue developing. In India, Renishaw have been trading for around 35 years, and set up a local company in 2000. Since then, we have added an 80000 square foot manufacturing facility and now employ in excess of 350 people in the market

Q. What product technology you represent ?

Mr. Brett Allard, Director -Sales & Marketing Renishaw Metrology Systems Ltd.

Q. What are the milestones your company has achieved till date ? Many – Renishaw is relatively young as a business, having been founded only in 1973. It would be fair to say that the growth has been rapid – today the Renishaw Group currently has more than 70 offices in 35 countries, with around 4,000 employees worldwide with a group turnover of around £450m GBP. Renishaw has been recognised with 18 Queen’s awards for business innovation and


Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as metal 3D printing), where it is the only UK business that designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print’ parts from metal powder. The core of the business is in the metrology (science of measurement) field. In this area we offer products and solutions that build in metrology across a metal cutting production process, from ensuring a machine is capable of manufacturing to required tolerances through our Calibration division, to post process inspection of components / systems using our award winning 5 axis CMM systems. In between these phases we offer products to check and calibrate cutting tools, verify dimensional accuracy during the manufacturing process, and gauging systems that give pass / fail information about components. In summary, Renishaw is unique in being able to offer a full range of products across a metal cutting production system that can build the required quality into the process.

Q. What is the future of your products in India ? Renishaw will continue to see India as a key market in our Global offer, and as such will launch products in India in line with the rest of the group. We make no differentiation between India and any other advanced Global economy. We do more heavily promote some of our entry level products such as the Primo probing system (designed at users new to probing) as there are clear benefits to the market from the deskilling of operators in programming the system, and the peace of mind that crash protection cover gives. However, in general we will continue to offer our full spectrum of product.

Q. What is your vision for forthcoming years ? Renishaw see India as a growth market. With the current rate of change, India will be classed as a high tech, advanced economy in the near future & the Make in India Strategy will drive this through the domestic production of increasingly more complex and critical systems for Aerospace, Space, Defence and Automotive projects. Our metal additive manufacturing (3d printing) offer means we are well placed to move forward as this technology moves from disruptive into the mainstream – this is already happening in certain segments such as Aerospace where production parts are now being printed. Renishaw has always heavily invested in Research and Development - this continues at pace. With the market conditions, our leading edge technology & a strong local team, my vision is to continue to lead the market in metrology and further strengthen this position through education. Educating customers of the massive benefits that process control brings to them in productivity & quality gains. This ultimately leads to increased profitability, which makes Indian industry more competitive in a Global marketplace.



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Autodesk to end sale of perpetual licenses of Delcam software Mr. Pankaj Gauba Head - Digital Manufacturing – Autodesk India & Middle East


utodesk will no longer offer new perpetual licenses for Delcam software - PowerMill, PowerShape, PowerInspect, ArtCAM, and FeatureCAM, from January 31, 2017. The purchase of new licenses by both new and existing customers will only be available by subscription wef 1st Feb 2017” said Pankaj Gauba – Head - Digital Manufacturing – Autodesk India & Middle East. Subscription licenses offer customers a lower entry price, greater choice of tools and the ability to pay-as-you-go. With its shift away from selling perpetual rights to use a specific version of software, Autodesk will continually innovate and improve products and supporting services that customers subscribe to, allowing access from multiple devices at any time, making them easier to deploy and manage, and reducing file compatibility issues. Existing or new perpetual licenses purchased up to January 31st, 2017, remain valid. Customers retain their perpetual software license and can continue to use it in accordance with their perpetual license agreement. All software products covered by a maintenance plan will continue to receive benefits such as technical support, the latest software release, previous version and other licensing rights, and product updates. Subscribing to Autodesk products gives you access to the same full version of Autodesk software as the equivalent perpetual license but with a flexible, pay-as-you-go approach for a


software budget that is easier to manage. To provide customers with greater purchasing flexibility, Autodesk has introduced multi-year (2-year and 3-year) terms for new subscriptions. This locks customers in to current subscription pricing, protecting them from any future increases. Maintenance plans ensures a perpetual license holder receives benefits such as Basic Support, options for more advanced support, and access to the latest software and product enhancements. A maintenance plan agreement must be applied to each separately purchased perpetual license. Customers with current maintenance plans will have the option to renew their maintenance plan and continue receiving the corresponding benefits. Autodesk has no plans to stop offering maintenance plan renewals. However, it is important to renew the maintenance plan on time to continue to access the benefits.

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Ceramic coatings from Spraymet for refurbishing Machine Tool parts M

achine Tool Industry has undergone major developments in providing enhanced service life to spindles, arbors, bearings, etc. Ceramic Coatings by Plasma Spray have been in use in many industries since 1960. Since last decade, this process and ceramic coatings are being used to provide surfaces to seal areas of spindles, contact faces of arbors and electrical and heat insulation to bearings. Apart from OEM level coatings, many user industries are using ceramic coating for refurbishing of spindles and other machine tool parts.

Typical Spray Materials used with Plasma Spray Metals and its alloys: Steels, Ni alloys, Co alloys, Moy, bronze, copper, Babbit, etc. Ceramics: Chromium Oxide, Aluminium Oxide, Al Oxide + TiO2, ZrO2, etc.

60Rb (Bronze) to HARD 70 Rc (ungsten carbide)

Benefits of Plasma Sprayed Ceramic over Hard Chrome Environmental: Less hazardous as there is no Hexavalent chrome involved dust disposal; easier than bath liquid. Performance: 3-4 Times more wear resistant than Hard-chrome; Micro porosity holds lubrication; Selective area coating is possible; Higher thickness up to 300 microns per side is possible. Limitations: Ceramics are brittle and are to be handled carefully. The process is not as widely available as hard-chrome.

Carbides: Tungsten carbide, Cromium carbide, TiC

Spraymet Surface Technologies

Hardness range of coatings: From SOFT

Bangalore-based Spraymet Surface Technologies Pvt. Ltd., headed by Mr. P.T. Bindagi,

Technical Director and a veteran metallurgist, is engaged in thermal spray, ENP plating and weld surfacing. While their main plant is in Bangalore, the second plant is located in Pune, to stay closer to its customers especially from the automobile sector which is demanding technical excellence, proximity and service all at the same time. Spraymet has the distinction of having pioneered the carbide coatings in the steel mills and galvanizing line roll coating. Spraymet owns a few proprietary coatings like Moly bend (Spraymet MoB) for metal-to-metal wear, and Ductile matrix carbide (Spraymet DMC) for plastic process feed screws. Mr. Bindagi is working towards expanding applications in turbine industry, medical implants, and other frontiers. In his quest to spread knowledge, Mr. Bindagi also picks students from universities for project work related to tribology and wear metallurgy. Spraymet has helped the industry save a lot of money and helped conserve its scarce resources.

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Mastercam & Emuge Establish Partnership


NC Software, Inc., (www.mastercam. com) developers of the manufacturing industry’s leading Mastercam CAD/ CAM software, announced it has established a partnership with Emuge Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high performance taps, drills, end mills, and other rotary tools. Both companies will share technical data and best practices on machining applications and programs, participate in joint seminars and training events at each other’s technology centers, and collaborate to develop and promote advanced, high productivity machining solutions for North American manufacturing professionals.

“We are excited to establish a partnership with Emuge who, like CNC Software, has consistently provided innovative, industry-leading solutions for manufacturers. We are looking forward to working together, leveraging our extensive

resources and expertise to offer the very latest technology for our customers,” said Meghan West, President of CNC Software, Inc. “We are very pleased to partner with Mastercam and see the relationship as an excellent way to further enhance our metal cutting solutions for customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Mastercam has an outstanding reputation across the industry for providing leading CAD/CAM solutions for the latest machining technology, which aligns well with our customer base and approach,” said Bob Hellinger, President of Emuge Corp. Emuge and Mastercam are planning upcoming training and seminar events for 2017. Customers will be notified and information on events will also be posted on their respective websites.

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Why Italian company


bets on Haas machines The company which specializes in inductionheating systems for industrial use for more than 40 years relies heavily on Haas machines DECEMBER 2016 |


ngineers love new ideas and new ways of doing things. But they love old ones, too: those uncelebrated, under-appreciated manufacturing techniques, for example, on which the modern world depends. Italian company, Termomacchine Srl, uses the latest Haas CNC machine tools to make turnkey heat induction systems for clients around the world. Heat induction is a technique almost as old as the industrial revolution itself. And yet, it’s used in

manufacturing everything from silicon chips to airframes for fighter jets. Some of the most commonly employed manufacturing techniques have been used in industry for decades, sometimes centuries. Take, for example, induction heating. The phenomenon was discovered by French physicist Leon Foucault in the mid-nineteenth century – “induce” an alternating current in a conductive object, such as a ferrous metal component, and it heats up! The applications,



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especially in modern manufacturing, are myriad.

Perfecting induction-heating systems Based in Piedmont, northern Italy, Termomacchine Srl, has been perfecting induction-heating systems for industrial use for more than 40 years. The company is still run by its founder, Bruno Gili, who, despite being camera shy, is never reluctant to take the spotlight for the sake of his business and its 80 employees. We try to do as much manufacturing in-house as possible,” he says. “Quality is everything for us – and for our customers, most of whom are very well-known companies, in Italy and overseas. We have departments for engineering electrical and electronic systems, mechanics, metallurgy, and quality assurance, of course. Our products are shipped to around 95 countries.”


Most of the company’s orders are for one-off, bespoke, turnkey machines and systems. So, there’s little call for large batches of parts or, therefore, three-shift machining. “We need versatile, simple, reliable machine tools,” says Mr. Gili. “Speed is not particularly important. And, we’re not competing with China or low-cost countries; we have a great deal of expertise, which we apply at all stages of a project, from sales to design, through to service and support.” Bruno Gili has worked with machine tools his entire professional life. In that time, he, like many of his peers, has seen the technology change beyond all recognition – from the advent of tape-based control, to primitive NC, to full multi-axis CNC. When he sings the praises of a particular piece of equipment, he doesn’t do so lightly or without good reason. “We bought a Haas DT-1 Drill/Tap machine,” he says. “It runs 10 to 12 hours a day

cutting aluminium, copper, stainless steel, and even plastic. It’s a truly excellent machine: always reliable, always accurate. It’s a real jewel!” The company also has a Haas TL-2 Toolroom Lathe – which it bought for one particular order. Its latest acquisition is a Haas ST-30Y. “That machine has very useful capacity,” he states. “Although I said we try to make everything in-house, there are some parts we still subcontract. With the ST, we can, hopefully, bring them back so we have more control over quality and delivery.” The ST-30Y is designed to provide heavy cutting ability, extreme rigidity, and high thermal stability. It has a maximum cutting capacity of 457 x 584 mm, with maximum swings of 806 mm over the front apron and 527 mm over the cross slide. The ST-30Y also has high-torque live tooling and a servo-driven C-axis for 4-axis cutting. Mr. Gili repeats that versatility is key at Termomacchine, where each new order is different to the last: “And, we don’t make spare parts for stock,” he adds. “We’ll make a new part when the need arises. It’s about speed and the part being right the first time. We have 2000 machines already in the field, so keeping a stock of spares would be impossible, very expensive.” Thankfully, Italy is a country with many companies just like Termomacchine: specialist, quality-obsessed, with an eye on the future but, just as importantly, with a trust in “old,” reliable techniques that may be uncelebrated, but never cease to be vital in modern manufacturing.






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Columbus McKinnon : Global leadership in hoist making We are now aggressively active in Asia pacific market including India. Our vision for India market is in sync with our global vision of becoming “champions in offering premium quality material handling products and solutions” to our growing customers to make them highly productive in their businesses. Q. What are the milestones your company has achieved till date ? Since its inception in 1875, Columbus McKinnon has consistently achieved several milestones by offering innovative products and solutions to various industry verticals. Today we are the “most respected premium brand” and one of the largest hoist making company in the world. We have a strong establishment in many countries with various manufacturing units, subsidiaries and authorised channel partners.

Q. What product technology you represent? We are a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of lifting products and solutions for the diversified customer base. Our main products includes Chain hoist, Rope hoist, Crane systems, Aluminium Rail systems, ATEX version hoists, Rigging products and many more.

Q. What is the future of your products in India? India is one of the most important market place for our business. India being one of the fastest growing economy with big investment plans on the country’s infrastructure, we do foresee a huge potential for our products in days ahead. As we have established several brands under the umbrella of Columbus McKinnon such as YALE, CM, COFFING, STB, UNIFIED, CAMLOK, MAGNETEK etc., we are well poised to offer highly customised and efficient lifting solutions to our main customer sectors like automotive, off-highway, general manufacturing, entertainment industry, Construction, Steel and Power sector companies.

Q. What is your vision for forthcoming years?

Mr. Sathisha V. C, Country Manager – India Columbus McKinnon Corporation


Our brand is already a preferred choice of our customers in USA and Europe market. We are now aggressively active in Asia pacific market including India. Our vision for India market is in sync with our global vision of becoming “champions in offering premium quality material handling products and solutions” to our growing customers to make them highly productive in their businesses.




HANDLING & Shop Floor Productivity

Mr. S.A. Mohan, CEO, Maini Materials Movement Pvt. Ltd.


aterials handling industry has witnessed a drastic upgrade in the past few years. Gone are the days when material handling use to be the last thought in productivity analysis. People today are realizing the importance of a proper materials handling equipment for their materials movement needs within a plant as an essential element to boost up shop floor productivity. Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s industry is driven by automation and a glimpse of the same can be seen in the materials handling market as well. Materials handing needs are no more confined to standard solutions but the market has now moved to custom made equipment. The automobile sector marked the onset of this advanced era. A customized MHE for their shop floor requirements complements their automated operation lines and assists in increasing productivity.

A proper in-plant material handling system increase productivity in the following ways : 1. Saves time Deploying an appropriate material handling



increasing the efficiency.

equipment in your shop floor can help to save a lot of time. Advanced MHE’s perform multiple operations reducing changeover time from machine to machine. It also makes materials handling operations in a shop floor streamlined. A customized materials handling equipment is tailored as per customer’s requirement to ensure maximum utilization of space and available manpower.

2. Reduces accidents by improving safety & working conditions Material handling equipment reduces manual operations involved in a particular process. Equipped with dozens of safety features, these equipment are safe to work with even in busy assembly lines. They cut down the man movement on the shop floor resulting in better working conditions and spacious environment.

3. Reduces Overall costs An industry using manpower for its materials handling needs might find it difficult to switch to MHE’s considering the initial cost involved. Despite the fact that initial investment is higher for advanced MHE’s, the ROI justifies this spend. Streamlined operations with appropriate materials handling equipment eliminate non-productive tasks, thus


features have made industriesmove towards the “Total Solutions” approach.

4. Facilitates processes & improves accuracy

5. Maximize floor space

Industries & warehouses with modern material handling equipment have experienced increase in efficiency with their use for in house processes. Modern materials handling equipment & warehousing systems like ASRS and Vertical Storage & Retrieval System help to reduce human effort with automated operations. Automated systems are accurate and also facilitate functions like inventory management. These

New generation MHE’s are ergonomically designed rendering maximum comfort to the user. They are also equipped with features to bring out maximum output fromsingle application equipment. For example, a Reach Truck has turning radius as small as 1.8 meters with a lift height of 10 metres enabling warehouses and industries to make the most of the available floor area.


Conclusion Material handling is an extremely crucial function of a production shop floor. This is the reason why most of the industries are relooking at their material handling system to improvise shop floor functions for better output. Those with basic material handling equipment are now moving to automated machines. The industry is also moving at the same pace to facilitate the customers at its best. For example, Forklift being the most widely used material handling equipment by manufacturing giants is now available in many variants powered by diesel or electricity. Next generation equipment like Reach Trucks & VNA (Very Narrow Aisle) Trucks are now gaining popularity in modern industries & warehouses.

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The Demag DMR Modular Rope Hoist: One rope hoist. Two designs. Many possibilities. Whoever needs a new rope hoist is spoilt for choice. With the Demag DMR modular rope hoist, Terex Material Handling has developed a rope hoist that can be precisely configured to meet specific customer needs – with one basic technology.


he search for a rope hoist is often like a puzzle. Companies not only have to compare many individual rope hoists with their specifications. Ultimately, they often have to make a compromise, because one rope hoist has the required motor, while a different one is available in exactly the right size, for example. “We solve this problem and offer our customers more flexibility in their choice of

a rope hoist”, explains Dr. Thomas Bönker, Senior Director of the Components Business Line at Terex Material Handling. This is how the Demag DMR modular rope hoist evolved. “Thanks to its modular design, DMR makes it possible to achieve an unparalleled variety of rope hoists with one basic technology”, explains Bönker. “The rope hoist exactly meets our customers’ requirements and offers the perfect solution for their specific applications.” Depending on the specifications, the customer can select the basic design, hoist or crab type, electric equipment, drive method, size and load capacity, for example.

Crane and stationary applications DMR is the first rope hoist that can be built in both C-design and in co-axial design. Both designs have the same rope reeving components and have identical interfaces for covers and other fittings. The compact C-design is particularly suitable for crane manufacturers: the approach dimensions can be reduced since the motor is located beneath the rope drum. This means that the crane can approach closer to the building walls. The co-axial design offers



a high level of flexibility for stationary applications, for example. In this configuration, the rope drum, gearbox and motor are arranged virtually in one axis, which enables the DMR rope hoist to be easily integrated into virtually any construction.

Improved precision with variable-speed hoist motor Customers can decide on the hoist drive regardless of their choice of control system. A pole-changing motor that has two and 12 pairs of poles can lift loads at two speeds. The lower speed is one sixth of the higher speed. The motor is operated with a line frequency of 50 Hertz. “However, our customers can position their loads even more precisely with a variable-speed hoist motor”, states Bönker. “The four-pole drive is equipped with a frequency inverter, which variably adjusts the motor speed. This enables the crane operator to accelerate fast and, at the same time, set the load down carefully.” For loads that weigh up to 30 per cent of the rated load capacity, the variable-speed drive can lift and lower at higher speeds thanks to its “ProHub” function. • Terex Material Handling equips its DMR modular rope hoists with an asynchronous cylindrical-rotor motor fitted with a disc brake as standard. It features a high motor output of up to 45 kilowatts. • However, customers who opt for the co-axial design receive a second option: the motor with an F10 mechanical microspeed unit. The drive consists of two separate conical-rotor motors for the main and creep lifting motions. The microspeed unit works with one tenth of the speed of the main hoist motor and can position loads more precisely. Conical-rotor motors have excellent braking characteristics. In addition, they automatically brake if the power drops or the motor is switched off. The F10 motor is primarily used for rugged applications with a high number of starts and stops.

Extend as required The “modular” part of the DMR name also means that the rope hoist can be extended by the addition of many accessories. For this reason, the rope hoist has cable connections and the opportunity to add fittings at many positions. For example, a second geared limit switch can be simply fitted on the foot flange and a cover added above the rope drum, or a | DECEMBER 2016


limit switch to the electric equipment housing. The low-headroom travelling hoist can be easily converted by the addition of the twowheel “DualDrive” to increase traction for outdoor applications, for example. With this arrangement, the cross-travel motor simultaneously drives two wheels via a belt. Thanks to its predefined mounting position, a second travel drive (“DualDrive Plus”) can also be simply installed.

Technically sophisticated Any downtime in production costs industry a lot of money. For this reason, the engineers at Terex Material Handling also took a close look at the component parts of the DMR rope hoist and optimised them in comparison with previous models. “We have also put a lot of work into

The most important facts about the DMR • Designs: C-design and co-axial design • Application types: foot-mounted hoist, low-headroom monorail hoist, double-rail crab, standard-headroom monorail hoist • Sizes: 3, 5, 10, 16 and 20 • Load capacities: 3, 5, 12.5, 16, 20 and 50 tons • Electric equipment: smart SafeControl system, contactor control or control system provided by the customer • Reeving: 2/1, 4/1, 6/1, 8/1, 4/2, 8/2, 12/2 • Lifting speeds (for sizes 3, 5 and 10; similar for 16 and 20): • Two-stage: 4, 6 and 8 m/min (1:6 control ratio) • Variable: 3.2–4.5/6.4–9.6/12.5–19 m/min (1:50 control ratio) • Control: DRC D3 radio control, DSE 10R control pendant (for SafeControl), DST control pendant (for contactor control)


the technical details of the DMR rope hoist to improve the reliability of our rope hoists even further”, states Dr. Thomas Bönker. “This resulted in many innovations that provide for even more cost-effective operation.” One example of this is the coupling between the motor and gearbox, which absorbs sudden forces from the motor, thus extending the service life of the rope hoist. Furthermore, the motor can be removed without the need to drain the gearbox of oil. Various other components also help to ensure a longer service life. The oil lubrication of the gearbox will last for ten years and is also kinder to the environment thanks to the oil quantity, which is reduced by 30 per cent. The top and bottom blocks feature larger rope sheaves than the previous rope hoist models. In this way, rope wear is also minimised even over longer periods of service. In addition, the rope guide offers reduced wear: it is made of tough, acid-resistant plastic. If, however, it is necessary to replace wearing parts, this can be accomplished quickly by means of the standardised interfaces between the various modules. The rope lead-in guard is particularly easy to replace. It consists of two parts and can be replaced without the need for the service technician to remove the rope. [Contributed by Terex India Pvt. Ltd.]

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Pulsed MIG/MAG welding and its advantages over conventional MIG/MAG processes P

ulsed MIG/MAG welding is a variant of the conventional MIG/MAG welding process in which the current is pulsed. Pulsing was introduced originally for control of metal transfer at low mean current levels by imposing short duration high current pulses. The cycle consists of applying the repeated pulse current over a constant background current: Modern welding sets permit the use of a wide range of pulse amplitudes, durations and waveforms at frequencies from a few Hertz to a few hundred Hertz. Pulse amplitude and duration are best combined to melt and detach a single droplet of the same/slightly smaller diameter as the electrode wire. Selection of pulse parameters for a given wire feed speed is a complex operation. Pulse height and duration are a function of wire composition, diameter and to a lesser extent, shielding gas composition. This has lead to the advent of Synergic welding sets. Synergic MIG/MAG (GMAW) welding is a variant of pulsed MIG/ MAG welding. A synergic welding set provides

unit current pulses to detach identical molten droplets of predetermined volume from the electrode wire, combined with the other parametric relationships necessary for stable wire burn off. Unit pulses are unique to a given material and wire diameter and their details are programmed into a synergic welding set. Modern sets contain a variety of consumable and wire diameter combinations, including programmes for flux and metal-cored consumables. The three essential characteristics of synergic operation are: • a) Pulse parameters are selected automatically. • b) Pulse frequency or duration is directly related to wire feed rate. • c) Electronic control of parameters ensures uniform penetration and weld bead profile. In practical terms, this allows an operator to pre-select wire material and diameter once for any welding operation, then adjust the one control that governs wire feed rate. The ‘one knob’ operation synonymous with this type of power source is the principal advantage of such a system compared to conventional non-synergic sets, which require that the pulse parameters (pulse frequency, peak/ background current etc.) be individually

set for a given wire feed speed. Thus synergic welding sets offer the advantages associated with pulsed MIG/MAG welding, combined with a ‘welder friendly’ control system. Synergic control is also used in conventional MIG/ MAG, in which the voltage is adjusted in relation to the wire feed. It is now possible to buy a ‘synergic wire feeder’ which performs this function in conjunction with a standard rectifier power source.

Advantages provided by pulsing machines include: 1) Wire and gas savings: Pulsed MIG machines offer a wider operating range because they extend the low and high range of each wire diameter. For instance, before the operator would have to stock .035”, .045” and .052” wire diameters for varying applications, but with Pulsed MIG, .045” can be extended on the low end and top end range so that it can be used for a variety of applications. What this means is that rather than having two or three different sized wires, an operator would only require one. Having one wire type minimizes inventory costs and reduces changeover times. The same is true with shielding gas – one gas can reach both the low and high ranges of the application. In addition, the different types of spare parts (gun, gun tips, liners, etc.) are decreased for additional cost savings.

2) Spatter and fume reduction Compared to Conventional MIG, Pulsing offers reduced spatter and fume. Reduction in spatter translates into significant cost savings because | DECEMBER 2016


more of the melted wire is applied to the weld joint, not as surface spatter on the product and surrounding fixtures. This also means less clean-up time. A reduction in the welding fumes creates a safer and healthier environment for the entire plant or shop.

3) Heat reduction Pulsing offers controlled heat input leading to less distortion and improved overall quality and appearance which means fewer production problems. This is especially important with stainless, nickel and other alloys that are sensitive to heat input.

4) Improved productivity Pulsed MIG offers high deposition rates. In addition, since the new machines are simpler and adaptive, it is easier to weld with pulsed MIG than other transfer methods, less time is spent training.

5) Better quality All these advantages of Pulsed MIG outlined above result in overall better quality of the finished and a more stable arc. In addition, operators are receiving a better quality working environment since they are not dealing with fume, spatter and extra clean-up or grinding time. One more benefit is that synergic power sources allow for these high quality welds to be achieved by those with relatively less training.

Pulsed MIG Compared to Other Transfer Methods Short Circuit In short circuit, the wire touches the work piece and shorts to itself. This is the coldest form of welding that still offers good fusion. Short circuit allows operators to weld on both thick and thin material in all positions. It also has the benefit of a small, quickly solidifying puddle. Its disadvantages include limited wire feed speed, and deposition rates. There is also a danger of “cold lapping” on thicker metals. This is where there is not enough energy in the puddle to fuse properly. Short circuit also produces an increased amount of spatter over the other transfer methods.

Globular The globular transfer mode is basically uncontrolled short circuit. It is characterized by a large volume of weld metal coming off the elec-


trode. These large droplets in the process set-up, there are pinched at the arc and is a corresponding change in drop into the puddle. This waveform configuration. method of transfer producEquipment Selection es a tremendous amount Pulsed MIG welding has of spatter as well as high evolved quite a bit since it heat input. Also, globular is was first introduced to the limited to flat and horizonmarketplace. In the 1980s, it tal fillet welds. Less fusion was a highly complex prois often common because cess that could only be perthe spatter disrupts the formed by the most skilled weld puddle. Also, because welders. That was because globular transfer uses more the operator would have to wire, it is generally conknow exactly how to set sidered less efficient. On the machine for the correct the positive side, globular wire feed speed to perform transfer runs at high wire this type of welding. Today, feed speeds and amperagthis is all done for him or es for good penetration on her as part of the synergic thick metals. Also, it can CHAMP PULSE 500 control. When the operator be used with inexpensive, adjusts wire feed speed, the CO2 shielding gas. It is synergic operation adjusts the wave-shape and used mainly when appearance is not an issue. frequency automatically. Spray Arc The synergic operation of the machine Spray arc propels small molten droplet of the makes it easy to use, even for the beginning electrode to the work. It is a pure CV process welder, with a single knob that controls all operations. In addition, its sophisticated internal that must produce enough current to send a electronics are even “adaptive” to adjust for constant stream of metal off the electrode. Its variations in stick-out, gap or the torch angle. advantages include high deposition rates, good penetration, strong fusion, good weld appearance with little spatter. Its disadvantages Ador welding has introduced the latest include high heat input, a limited range of weld- generation pulsed mig equipment ing positions and proneness to burn-through on Salient features thin materials. • Synergic function for automatic selection of Customization of the Waveform welding parameters with respect to To take the pulsed MIG process a step fur• Job thickness ther, complete customization of the welding • Joint Geometry waveform can be done through state-of-the-art • Wire feeder with remote parameter setting Waveform Control Technology. This technology facility allows the power source to be finely tailored • Pulse MIG Power Source to the wire and process. The power source • Water Cooled MIG Torch rapidly adjusts the pulse waveform for superior • Water Cooling Unit welding performance. It does this by providConclusion : Cost savings, better quality, ing a fast or slow front edge on the pulse to improved productivity and easier operation…all transfer the droplet at the proper rate, the back these factors make Pulsed MIG an option that edge then falls at a controlled rate to add the should not be overlooked. Although the high heat needed to wet the droplet to the puddle. price tag may scare you, carefully weigh the With Waveform Control Technology®, built-in initial investment with the benefits that will be templates are set up in the power source for derived over the long term. Take advantage of standard usage on a variety of materials. the new technological advantages provided by Variables such as ramp rate, peak time, tail out, Pulsed MIG – one machine to handle virtually and step off, among others are controlled in a any application, flawlessly. precise manner so that when there is a change


GODREJ : One Stop Shop for all Material Handling needs Mr. Anil Lingayat Executive Vice President & Business Head, Godrej Material Handling

Q. What is the approximate size of the Indian forklift truck industry and what have been the recent growth trends? The size of the forklift industry is approximately 8000-9000 units per annum. The industry has been almost flat for the past three years. In India, as in most other countries, the growth of the material handling equipment industry is tied to that of the manufacturing and trading activity. There is a strong correlation between Manufacturing GDP growth and MHE sales. Besides, MHE is also linked to the distribution and logistics chain. These two sectors are yet to see

government action in terms of GST implementation, land reforms and labour reforms. These have a big impact on manufacturing, logistics and distribution industries. The government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign is expected to spur local manufacturing thereby leading to setting-up of new facilities which will require forklifts to support operations. Also, the huge growth being witnessed in the warehousing sector especially to support the booming ecommerce segment will be another key driver for growth in forklifts industry.

Q. Tell us about the various forklift trucks made by Godrej and your major focus areas. We offer a wide spectrum of solutions across equipment types, capacities and technologies. Our range includes electric and diesel counterbalance forklifts up to 25 tonne capacity, warehouse trucks and special trucks for specific applications. We also manufacture attachments of our own design to address a wide range of handling needs besides offering attachments made by international specialists when the application demands. We also represent global players like Crown Equipment and Hubtex among others, in India. As market leaders we strive to offer the right

solution to each customer to meet their needs. Since we have a wide basket from our own manufactured products and those of our foreign partners we can address a wide range of user needs Material handling equipment is used in virtually all industries that make or distribute any physical product with some scale of operations. So while we supply our products to maybe two dozen industry sectors, we focus mainly on logistics and distribution, retail, pharmaceuti- | DECEMBER 2016


cals, automobiles, heavy & light engineering.

Q. How do electrically-driven forklifts compare with CNG/LPG ones in terms of cost efficiency, power and environmental-friendliness? At G&B, we manufacture both battery powered and IC engine forklifts. Depending on the usage and the requirement of the customer both type of forklifts have their own advantages. Initial purchase price of an electrically powered forklift is higher vis-à-vis comparable engine powered forklift but has relatively low operating cost compared to the latter. These are excellent for indoors use and also easier to operate. The added advantage of zero carbon emission makes it environment friendly. In a price sensitive nation like India, since the initial cost for internal combustion forklifts is low, it is preferred by small and medium size companies. On the other hand, the electrically-driven forklift trucks are growing at a fast pace in the developed countries due to rising consciousness about the environment and lower ownership costs.

Q. What is your view on the availability of skilled operators for forklift trucks? Yes there is a lack of skilled forklift operator in the industry. In recent years, the OEMs have recognized the need to train more operators. Godrej Material Handling has set-up their own in-house training center and training modules wherein operators are trained. Godrej Material Handling business of Godrej & Boyce recently concluded the training of its first batch of women forklift drivers. Women forklift drivers seem to be non-existent in India and this may be the very first time such training has been conducted by any company. The training will open new career options for these women. Being a market leader, we consider it as a responsibility to spread the importance of right operator skills especially in the lift truck driving domain by spreading the message: • Safety of Man, Machine and Materials • Higher productivity, Better Efficiency.


GODREJ MATERIAL HANDLING MILESTONES GODREJ’S ENTRY IN THE LIFT TRUCK INDUSTRY In 1963 Godrej joined hands with Clark of USA to manufacture India’s first indigenous Forklift. This was the front-runner of the Lift Truck manufacturing industry in India

MAJOR MILESTONES 1963: Commenced manufacturing operations with electric forklifts 1968: Production of diesel forklifts up to 3 tonne 1970: Dedicated manufacturing facility for forklifts 1977: Manufacturing of automatic transmission assembly 1982: Production of 5 to 10 tonne diesel forklifts 1991: Electronic controllers introduced on battery powered forklifts 1996: Marketing warehouse trucks from Crown 2000: GX series diesel forklifts 2001: GX series LPG and electric forklifts 2002: First Comprehensive Maintenance Contract 2004: Indigenous electric stackers 2004: Commenced contract manufacturing for European company 2005: First contract for hiring of lift trucks 2006: Executed industry’s largest ever order of 201 forklifts from Indian Army 2006: Launched Tennant industrial cleaning equipment in India 2006: Launched Komatsu range of lift trucks in India 2007: Launched Hubtex side loaders in India 2007: Introduced tow trucks, platform trucks 2008: AC technology for battery powered lift trucks 2008: Exported the 1000th Godrej forklift 2009: Introduced counterbalanced stackers, reach trucks, 20 tonne forklifts 2009: Launched Merlo rough terrain telehandlers in India 2010: Launched iTECO aerial work platforms in India 2010: Launched Harlan tow tractors in India 2012: Business Excellence recognition for ‘Strong Commitment to Excel’ 2012: Introduced empty container handling forklifts 2013: Launched CVS Ferrari port equipment in India 2014: Launched 5 tonne Electric forklift in India. 2015: Launched 1.6 tonne 3-wheel Electric forklift in India 2016: Launched 1.2 tonne Electric Stacker & 1.5 tonne Battery Operated Stacker

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Crane ChemPharma & Energy Presents Next Generation valve At the Valve World Conference & Expo in Düsseldorf, Germany, Crane ChemPharma & Energy will exhibit its new Crane FKX 9000 Triple Offset Butterfly Valve


rane ChemPharma & Energy is proud to announce its participation in the upcoming Valve World Conference & Expo in Düsseldorf, Germany, November 29-December 1. An avid supporter of the conference and what it does for the industry, Crane will not only exhibit its new Crane®FKX 9000 Triple Offset Butterfly Valve, but three members of its global product management team will present white papers during the show’s speaker series. On opening day of the conference, Crane Product Manager Bülent Korkmaz will present his white paper on the adoption of the triple offset valve across expanded process conditions, during which he will touch on the Crane®FKX 9000. Engineered to address the inherent dangers of demanding applications, this new product adheres to the industry’s most stringent standards, delivering exceptional flow control, optimized Cv and low Delta P, as well as zero-leak* shut off in high-temperature applications, hydrocarbon service and emergency shut down (ESD) service. The Crane®FKX 9000 will be on display in Crane’s booth (Hall 3 / Booth #E51). “The design of the Crane®FKX 9000 has been an effort several years in the making and we are so excited to bring it to


the Valve World Expo this year,” said Ralf Becker, Business Line Manager for Crane ChemPharma & Energy. “This product represents a new generation of valve technology with a world-leading fugitive emissions package and bestin-class inline seal design, which can greatly extend seal life when compared to previous designs.” Showcasing new products In addition to showcasing its new products, Crane’s Saunders® Industrial Diaphragm Valve Application Specialist, David McClymont has been selected to give a Conference Presentation on the use of diaphragm valves for control applications, while Crane Global Business Line Manager Thorsten Beyer presents his paper on valve design, compliance and control within NOx applications. All presentations will take place in the Conference Lounge of Hall 5.

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KBL Conducting Live Demo of Solar Pumping System at

KISAN, 2016 K

irloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), a market leader in fluid management solutions for large infrastructure projects is participating at the Kisan Fair, 2016. At the event, KBL is displaying their agricultural, domestic and industrial products. In order to keep the farmers in tune about their solar technologies for agriculture use, KBL is also organizing a live demo for its solar range of pumps. Solar energy, a boon for mankind can be utilised for farming related operations also that can reduce dependency on fluctuating electric supply, and high priced diesel. KBL offers three dynamic ranges of solar pumping solutions, i.e. solar borewell submersible, solar surface and solar openwell submersible. These solar pumps provide a water output capacity ranging from 4,000 litres per day to 6,00,000 litres per day. KBLâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s solar pumping system is also approved by MNRE and NABARD which is easily available through subsidies and bank loans. The Kisan fair, Indiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest agri show, is the only fair of its kind which is organized with

an objective to create a single platform for the Indian Agri-community. The 26th event at the Kisan series is being attended by various agricultural professionals, policy makers, like-minded individuals, government officials and media from all parts of India. The Kisan fair, 2016 will continue from 14th to 18th Dec 2016 at International Exhibition Area, Moshi, Pune-Nashik Highway, Pune. The exhibition schedule is held from 10 am to 6 pm. KBL is displaying their agri, domestic & industrial products through an indoor space at stall number G250. Stall number 952 is their outdoor space where KBL is live demonstrating its solar pumping systems.

the largest manufacturer and exporter of centrifugal pumps and valves from India. The core business segments of KBL include large infrastructure projects (water supply, power plants, and irrigation), project and engineered pumps, industrial pumps, agriculture and domestic pumps, valves, motors and hydro turbines.

About Kirloskar Brothers Limited: Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) is the flagship company of the US$ 2.1 billion Kirloskar group. KBL is a global fluid management solutions provider and


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Why the Guedu


is an advantageous alternative technology This new solution from De Dietrich Process System adds an important benefit for drying of powders in process industries, cosmetics and food

R Benefits • Vacuum drying technology allows savings due to the total cycle time reduction • Savings are gained from the improved heat transfer during drying • Mechanical mixing during drying improves product homogeneity

ecently, the Guedu vertical dryers have been installed by several clients, providing decisive quality and productivity improvements. The vertical dryer is unlike hot air dryers and tray dryers. The powder is stirred under vacuum, that allows an improvement of the drying time by a factor 2 to 10 compared to tray dryers, and a total cycle time reduction by a similar ratio (by reducing the necessary handling). In fact, the vacuum drying technology allows savings due to the total cycle time reduction (a single pan dryer can replace several tray dryers) and also savings from the improved heat transfer during drying (reducing utilities costs).

Pristine quality The mechanical mixing during drying improves


product homogeneity. Therefore, at the end of the cycle, the product comes out perfect evenly dried, with residual moistures below 0.1% where required.

A ready-made Solution De Dietrich Process Systems is able to supply its customer not only with the appropriate drying technology, but also to design and supply the peripheral equipment, support structure as well as the automation and control systems. To assist in the choice amongst its various drying equipment, De Dietrich offers to perform trials in its test hall in Semur, France.

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HRS showcases energy efficient heat transfer technology HRS Process Systems Ltd. (HRS), part of HRS Group, UK, participated in the Pharma Machinery, Equipment & Technology (P-MEC) Expo 2016


ighlighting the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s advanced range of products and expanding reach across various segments of Pharma and healthcare industry, HRS showcased customized and highly efficient heat transfer solutions including Ecoflux* Corrugated Tube Heat Exchangers, HRS Funke Plate Heat Exchangers and HRS heat exchanger based systems. HRSâ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;s flagship product Ecoflux* Corrugated Tube Heat Exchanger (CTHE) is specially designed with the corrugated tube technology for a range of pharma processes like heating, cool-


ing, condensation, exhaust steam heat recovery, gland cooling, oil cooling, closed loop water cooling etc. HRS Funke Plate Heat Exchangers (PHE) are used for processes like water cooling, hydraulic oil cooling and heat recovery.

Custom-made compact modules Heat Exchanger based Systems are custom-made compact modules for a range of process applications. These systems are designed and programmed not only for heating water quickly to a desired temperature using low pressure steam, but also enable to maintain the



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CHEMICAL & PROCESS required temperature with accurate control. With the technical advancement these systems also can be used for liquid heating and cooling applications as per process requirement. Mr. V Gokuldas, Managing Director, HRS Process Systems Ltd said “Pharma and biopharma market has been experiencing a decent growth. HRS provides ‘value for money’ solution in this sector for various heat transfer solutions. Our heat transfer expertise, coupled with good engineering knowledge help us to offer our customers heat transfer solution which can work for a range of processes. With HRS, the customer today has greater flexibility in plant operation which enhances productivity, product quality and also entails energy saving. We offer Ecoflux* in stainless steel and exotic material like titanium, hastelloy, duplex and similar, which helps Customer to upgrade their plant heat exchangers from glass/graphite to metal heat exchangers at minimal cost. Our heat exchanger based systems are well received by our customers in the pharma and healthcare sector. We have developed expertise to work on the emerging nutraceuticals and probiotic food process segments to supply processing units. In the exhibition we had good customer interaction on these emerging areas in pharma-food sector.” P-MEC India is co-located with CPhI India, a sister brand of CPhI Worldwide - the most renowned and recognized event in the international pharmaceutical industry. P-MEC India co-located events are the largest and most comprehensive pharmaceutical industry events in South Asia with key decision makers in pharmaceutical industry from over 97 countries, including India India, China, US, UK, France, Italy and others participated. The event highlighted latest technology trends in the industry. Pharma majors and HRS’ clients such as Cipla, Hetero, Dr. Reddy’s, Aurobindo, Granules India and Alembic Pharmaceuticals were some of the well-known companies that visited this exhibition.

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INSIDE BUSINESS AVENUES Information on latest manufacturing projects in India SR. NO.
















Northern Coalfields Ltd


lans to carry out Topographical Survey of Naitwar Bazar (Market) slide


area and other survey work on day work basis in Naitwar Mori Hydro


Electric Project located at Mori Distt. Uttarkashi (UK). Place : Uttarakhand


lans to assign operation and maintenance of Industrial Effluent

SJVN Ltd A K Srivastava, Sr. Manager (P&C), 09, Phase-II, Vasant Vihar, Dehradun-248006, Uttarakhand. T: 0135-2760983, 2760076, 2762771,

Treatment Plant (ETP) at Bina Project for a period of twelve

months. Place : Uttar Pradesh Northern Coalfields Ltd | DECEMBER 2016


General Manager,

T: 0522-2625960, 9415609558,

Bina Project, Sonebhadra district - 231220, Uttar Pradesh.


T: 05446-276192, F: 276274, E:, W:


he company has set up largest solar power plant of 100 MW set up at Sard- argarh and Chughe Kalan villages in Bhatinda. The project could

be completed six months ahead of its schedule.


lans to assign construction of 66 kV S/C line on D/C towers from

Place : Bhatinda Punjab Adani Green Energy Ltd

220 kV S/ Stn. Daultabad to 66 kV S/stn. Water Treatment Plant at

Devendra Amin, Sr VP (Corp Comm),

Chandu Budhera, Gurgaon area. Place : Haryana

Sambhaav House, Judges Bungalow Road, Bodakdev, Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam LTD

Ahmedabad-380015, Gujarat.

Neeraj Ahuja, Superintending Engineer,

T: 079-25555157, 25556900, F: 25557155,

(MM-I), for CE (MM), HVPNL, Sector 6, Panchkula, Haryana.


T: 0172-2583727, 2583724, 2561931, F: 2583727, 2583540, E:


lans to assign the construction of water treatment plant of 0.50 MLD capacity in shape of Rapid Sand Filter in connection with providing

WSS to NC/PC habitation of census village Khas Khaniara, Mouli Haran


lans four laning of Kharar-Kurali section of NH-21 from km 15.765 to km

Di, Mouli Laran Di and Sidhpur G.P. Khaniara in Tehsil Dharamshala Distt.

29.900. The completion is targeted by December 2017.

Kangra (HP). Place : Himachal Pradesh

Place : Kharar Punjab

Irrigation and Public Health Department,

Supreme Infrastructure India Ltd Prashant Kalantri,

Govt. of Himachal Pradesh

Vice President - Projects & Corporate Affairs,

Deepak Garg, Executive Engineer, I&PH Division

Supreme House,Plot No 94/C, Pratap Gad,

Dharamshala, Kangra Distt-176215, Himachal Pradesh.

Opp.IIT Main Gate, Powai, Mumbai - 400076, Maharashtra.

T: 01892-222049, M: 9418465461,

T: 022-61289700 / 25794216,


F: 61289711, M: 9167497067, E:,


agged an order from Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd (HVPNL) for the construction of 70 km of 220 kV transmission lines in Kaithal

Kuruk- shetra and Karnal. The contract value is 5.5 million euros.The


lans to set up a Greenfield produc- tion facility of polyester partially

completion is targeted in 18 months.

oriented yarn (POY) with production capacity of 20 tonne per day

Place : Haryana

(TPD). The project also includes expansion of its existing production

Isolux Corsan India Engineering

capacity of its ultra modern dope dyed polyester yarn (DDPY) unit. The

& Construc- tion Pvt Ltd Aseem Kumar, Head - Administration,

completion is targeted by January 2017. Place : Himachal Pradesh

Splendor Trade Tower, 1st Floor, Golf Course Extention Road, Pioneer Embroideries Ltd

Gurgaon-122018, Haryana.

Shahikant Nikam, Accounts Manager,

T: 0124-4823200, M: 9810408727,

Unit No. 21 to 25, 2nd Floor, Orient House, 3A,


Udyog Nagar, Off. S.V. Road, Goregaon (W), Mumbai 400062. Maharashtra. T: 022-42232323, E:


he company has received the Letter of Acceptance (LOA) from NHAI for development of National Highway section (4-Laning of Takoli - Kullu

section) in the state of Himachal Pradesh under phase IV - B of National Highways Development Projects (NHDP). The project aims to widening


lans to appoint Project management consultant (PMC) for assisting

of the 29-km stretch on NH 21 on EPC (engineering, procurement and

Lucknow Smart City Ltd to implement smart city projects under Smart

construction) mode. The comple- tion is targeted in 30 months.

City Mission (SCM) in Lucknow City of Uttar Pradesh. Place : Uttar Pradesh

Place : Himachal Pradesh National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)

Lucknow Smart City Ltd

Vijay Singh Sirohi, Vice President (Project and Contract),

P K Srivastava, Additional

Plot No. 63, Udyog Vihar Phase- IV, Gurgaon-122016, Haryana.

Chief Executive Office,

T: 0124-4852828, F: 2340017,

Committee Room, Lucknow Nagar Nigam Mukhyalaya,


TrilokinathMarg, Lalbagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.






AFE plans investment for two initiatives in the agri sector. First is with

years. Bids are currently invited in this regard.

regard to the setting up a Centre of Excellence-JFarm an advanced

Place : Maharashtra National Highways Authority of India

agri-research centre in collaboration with Rajasthan Government. TAFE

Shashi Bhushan, Project Director,

also plans to set up custom hiring centres in six zones across the state of

Laxmi Bunglow No.4, B/H. Big Bazar, Nr. S.D. Jain School,

Rajasthan. Place : Rajasthan

Vesu - Piplod Road, Surat-395007, Gujarat. Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE)

T: 0261-2221223, M: 7567095149,

Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman and CEO,


77, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600034, Himachal Pradesh. T: 044-66919000, F: 28260224, E:


lans to install 3.6 MWp grid con- nected rooftop solar photovoltaic power plants at various sites under Smart City Area and other

than Smart City Area with comprehensive maintenance up to 10 years including free maintenance during first year. Bids were recently invited.


olkata based real estate company in joint venture with Garnet

Place : Surat Gujarat

Construc- tions and Shapoorji & Pallonji group has come up its

Surat Municipal Corporation

luxurious private hill city township named Panvel Hills at Khalapur. The

Khatwani, Addl. City Engineer

project is spread across 9 acre comprising residential towers and social

(E/E & M), Gordhandas Chokhawala Marg, Muglisara, Surat - 395003, Gujarat.

infrastructure. Place : Mumbai Maharashtra

T: 0261-2423750 to 2423756, 2422285, E:

MountHill Realty Pvt Ltd Ritu Singh, Marketing Head, 14th Floor, 1401, Bhumiraj Costarica, Sector 18, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai - 400 705, Maharashtra. T: 022-41314646 / 4747, E:


BL Ltd

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kinds of strata by hiring of equipments such as HEMM, tippers, drills, dozers, graders and water sprinklers including its drilling, excavation, loading, transportation, dumping, spreading, dozing, grading and water


lans to assign the construction of flyover with approaches at Halvad

sprinkling at specified places ai; per instruction of Engineer-in charge at

Cross Road from Ch. Km. 237.400 on Bamanbore - Garamore Section of NH

Kolarpimpari Extn. OCM of Wani North Area.

- 8A (NH-27) between Km. 182.600 to Km. 254.000 in the state of Gujarat.

Place : Maharashtra

Place : Gujarat

Dilip Buildcon Ltd National Highways Authority of India

Devendra Jain, Executive Director and CEO,

K.V.Singh, General Manager (Tech),

Plot No. 5, Inside Govind Narayan Singh Gate,

G-5&6, Sector-10 Dwarka, New Delhi-110075, Delhi.

Chuna Bhatti, Kolar Road, Bhopal-462016,

T: 011- 25074100/200 (Extn: 1532),

Madhya Pradesh.


T: 0755-4029999, F: 4029998,


lans to undertake construction of New 4-lane Bridge across Versova Creek and its approaches with Interchange from km 496.100 to km

498.350 (approx. 2.250 km) between Surat- Dahisar section of NH-8 (New NH-48) in Maharashtra on EPC Mode. The completion is targeted in two



lans to construct Indiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first port-based multi-product special economic zone (SEZ). The project would also have a township of its

own spread across 77 hectare for a population potential of 8,000-10,000. | DECEMBER 2016


Navi Mumbai - 400702, Maharashtra.

As of now around 50-60% of the fencing work is completed and ground

T: 022-27244500, 27244158,

leveling work likely to start. Place : Maharashtra

27244001, 27242326, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT)

E: rajeevjoshi@,

Rajeev Joshi, Assistant Manager Estate,,

Administration Bldg., Sheva,




of this centre is targeted by 2019.

Place : Andhra Pradesh

lans to build a global technology and business centre in Chennai. This centre will serve as a hub for product development, mobility solutions

and business services for India and international markets. The completion

lans to select developers for the development of 5 Star Hotel at Madhurwada, Vishakhapatnam In the state of Andhra Pradesh under

lease cum development model.

Place : Tamil Nadu

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Ford India

Corporation Ltd (APTDCL)

Kapil Sharma, Head Corp,

M. Girija Shankar, I.A.S, Managing Director,

3rd Floor, Building 10 C, DLF Cyber City,

3-5-891, Tourism House, Himayatnagar,

DLF Phase II, Gurgaon - 122002, Haryana.

Hyderabad - 500029. Telangana.

T: 0124-3873001,

T: 040-23262151-54, 23262157, F: 23261801,

F: 3873999, M: 9873078122,




lans to undertake construction of 40 MW solar power in the region


lans to undertake development of Raja Ramamohan Roy Park under

of Andhra Pradesh. The company has signed Memorandum of

Understanding (MoU) with Atria Power in this regard recently.


Place : Andhra Pradesh

Place : Andhra Pradesh Kakinada Municipal Corporation

Gamesa India

Aleem Basha, Commissioner, Cinema Road,

Madhu Kumar Boppana, Head (Corp Com),

Kakinada-533001, Andhra Pradesh.

Redhills, Chennai-600066, Himachal Pradesh.

T: 0884-2357722,

T: 044-39242424, 30989898,




lans to select developers for the development of 3 star Hotel at Annavaram, East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh under lease cum

development model.


he company got funding from Japanese investor Natori Nohisa to set up 140 MW of solar power projects in Karnataka and Kerala. The

special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be formed and the project is likely to be

Place : Andhra Pradesh

implemented by March, 2017. Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development

Place : Karnataka

Corporation Ltd (APTDCL)

Ezon Energy Solution Pvt Ltd

M. Girija Shankar, I.A.S, Managing Director,

S K Radhakrishnan, Managing Director,

3-5-891, Tourism House, Himayatnagar,

199-GV Residency, Sowripalayam,

Hyderabad - 500029. Telangana.

Coimbatore-641028, Kerala.

T: 040-23262151-54, 23262157, F: 23261801,

T: 0422 2591500, M: 7373090500,






lans to come up with Textile park in Warangal along with other

Chitra Joshi, Assitant Manager (Corp Comm),

industries. The state government has sanctioned Rs. 300 crore from

D-43, IInd Floor, Janpath, Shyam Nagar, Sodala Jaipur-302019, Rajasthan.

the budget for development of Warangal. Place : Telangana

T: 0141-4038767, M: 8955663663, E:,

Kakatiya Urban Development Authority (KUDA) Ajit Reddy, Planning Officer, Sai Nagar, Hanamkonda, Warangal- 506001, Telangana. T: 0870-2460286, 2460284, M: 9866514544, E:


he expansion of the Calicut International Airport is planned. Government of Kerala has approved administrative sanction to

acquire 485.3 acre of land. Place : Kerala


he civic body is introducing â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Organic Waste Converterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; - a mobile

Calicut International Airport

waste management plant, which will process around 50 kg organic

A C K Nair, APD, Malappuram District, Karipur-673647, Kerala.

waste within 15 minutes. Place : Thrissur Kerala

T: 0483-2712630, 2711325, 2610115, Thrissur Corporation

F: 2711406,

K M Basheer, Corporation Secretary,


Kuruppam, Veliyannur, Thrissur-680001, Kerala. T: 0487-2422020, 2422070, E:


lans to construct water treatment and recycling plant to 10 important coaching depots (GNT Division - Coaching depots)

Place : Andhra Pradesh


he company has recently|commissioned 5.75 MW Solar PV project

South Central Railway

spread over 27 acre for Earth Solar located in Medak District of

K Simon, Sr DEN (Cordination), Guntur Division, Guntur-522006,

Telangana state. Place : Telangana

Andhra Pradesh. T: 0863-2234229, 2234261

Rays Power Infra Pvt Ltd



lans to construct a Multimodal Terminal at Haldia under Jal Marg

the West Bengal Power Development Corpora- tion Ltd through a tender

Vikas Project (JMVP) which is being implemented with the technical


and financial support of the World Bank for augmenting navigation on

Place : West Bengal

Haldia- Varanasi segment of the National Waterway-1. To construct the

Sical Logistics Ltd

terminal, land measuring 61 acre has been taken on lease at Haldia Dock

Barun Kumar Tripathi, Manager (Mining), 23/2, Coffee Day Square, Vittal Mallya Road,

Complex from Kolkata Port Trust. Place : West Bengal

Bangalore - 560001, Karnataka. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)

T: 080-33402300 / 29, F: 33402316,

S. V. K Reddy, Chief Engineer, Head


Office, A-13, Sector -1, Noi- da-201301, Uttar Pradesh. T: 0120-2544036, 2521724, M: 9007107534, E:



lans to assign the survey, planning, design, construction, and commissioning of 26.78 MLD capacity surface water treatment plant

and 1.75 ML capacity clear water reservoir cum pumping station and

he company has been selected as the Mine Developer and Operator

1000 kVAHT Sub-Station along with all other allied works complete in all

for Development and Operation of Tara (East & West) Coal Mine of

respect at Basirhat on turnkey basis. | DECEMBER 2016


Place : West Bengal


onstruction of Cement Concrete Road (length approx. 7.9 Km) and

Basirhat Municiplaity Rajesh Bharati, Sub- Assistant Engineer, Basirhat Municiplaity, Post Basirhat,

drain at Sonepur village rehab site at Sonepur Bazari Area ECL. The

completion is targeted in one year. Place : West Bengal

North 24 Parganas- 743411, West Bengal.

Eastern Coalfields Ltd

T: 03217- 265224, 265316,

Abhay Kumar Verma, General Manager (Civil)-HOD ECL,

M: 9564661077, 8972101450,

HQ, Civil Engineering Department,

E: basirhatmunicipality@

Sanctoria, P.O.: Dishergarh, Dist.: Burdwan,

RSS-SIPS JVC has bagged work orders from North Central Railway.

T: 0341-2520035, M: 9434795373,

West Bengal-713333.


The contract involves the construction of a bridge on the Betwa river,


including earth- work and construction of minor bridges on approaches in


connection with Bina-JHS. Place : Madhya Pradesh


lans to assign the construction of single storied 10 bedded Primary

ARSS Infrastruc- ture Projects S. K. Singla, Vice President (Project Head), Plot No.40, Block-A, Paschim Vihar, Opposite to

Health Centre (PHC) building including 10 Nos staff quarters Type-I,

Quarter-04 units (one block-twin double storey) and Type-III quarter -02 units (one block-twin single storey)], at Kalacherra under Sabroom Sub-

Jwalaheri Market, New Delhi-110063 .


Phone No - 011- 25252024, F: 25252012

Place : South Tripura. Public Works Department


(Roads and Buildings) Sabroom Tripura

lans to assign the design, construction of a completely SCADA based automated, energy efficient water treatment plant having final output

A.C Datta, Executive Engineer, Sabroom Division,

/ production capacity of 10.84 MLD in 20 hrs. plant operation duration /

PWD (R&B), Sabroom, South Tripura-799006, Tripura. T: 03812-270603, 2413313, F: 2414073,

period per day on turnkey basis for Uttarpara Kotrung Municipalty. Place : West Bengal

E: Uttarpara- Kotrung Municipality Gokul Chandra Karmakar, Executive Officer, Uttarpara-Kotrung Municipal- ity, New G.T.Road, Uttarpara, Hooghly-712258, West Bengal. T: 033-26634095, F: 26637298


lans to assign the installation of condenser cooling water treatment at Cooling Water Systems of 5th& 6th Unit, Santaldih Thermal Power

Station. Bids were recently called. Place : West Bengal West Bengal Power Development


lans to assign the construction of 33 units type-II and 3-unit type-III

Corporation Ltd

staff Quarters with other ancillary works in connection with Digaru-

S. Maity, General MAnager, P.O.-Santaldih Thermal Plant, Purulia-723146,

Hojai Double line project of N.F.Railway. Place : Hojai Assam

West Bengal. Northeast Frontier Railway

T: 03251-260218, 260222/226/227/341,

A K Yadav, Chief Engineer/Con-II,


N.F.Railway, Maligaon, Maligaon, Guwahati -781011, Assam. T: 0361-2571794, 9957556201, E:


lans to line investment towards the expansion of its Budhni plant capacity of terry towel manufacturing in the next two years.

Place : Sehore district Madhya Pradesh Trident Group


T: 0161-5039999, F: 5039900,

equest for proposal invited for the six Laning of Bihar â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Jharkhand Border (Chordaha) to Gorhar Section of NH-2 from Km. 249.525 to


Km. 320.810 in the State of Jharkhand under NHDP Phase-V on Hybrid

Annuity Mode (Package II). Place : Jharkhand


lans to set up a paints factory having a capacity of 2,00,000 kilo

National Highways Authority of India Satendra Kumar, Project Director, NHAI Complex, P.O. Bhitia, P.S. Govindpur,



Place : Salboni, West Bengal JSW Group

Distt. Dhanbad, Jharkhand.

T: 022-42861000,

T: 06540-283184,



Sajjan Jindal, CMD


PRODUCT SHOWCASE Welding Fume Extractor, King Extractor-II-MU 3 The Filter is designed for continuous indoor operation under the following climatic conditions: • • •

Welding Fume Extractor, King Extractor-II-MU 3 is a mobile mechanical high efficiency self-cleaning filter designed for workplaces. The filter cleans air from different kinds of dry dust, welding aerosols and other dry contaminants from most industrial processes. The filter cartridge is cleaned automatically without interrupting the filtration process. The cleaning extends the cartridge service periods and minimizes maintenance.

Air temperature from +10 deg. C to +45 deg. C. Relative humidity : 80% at 25 deg. C The compact construction integrates the filter, extraction arm and fan The filter can be used at workplaces unreachable to other ventilating equipment, and The filter requires connection to a general compressed air supply.

platinum cured silicone rubber, which is biologically invert & does not get into cell culture, low volatility grade & stay flexible to -50C to +250C. It can sterlized by steam, gama radiation and ethylene oxide. These hose find

application in Pharmacheutical, bio Medical, Cosmetic & Food Industries. These hose can be available with both side tri clover fixture of SS 316. These hoses confirm to USFDA 21 CFR 177.2600.

For more information Ami Polymer Pvt. Ltd. An ISO 9001:2008/1400:2004/18001:2007 Co. 318 & 319, Mahesh Indl. Estate, Opp Silver Park, Mira Bhayander Rd., Mira Rd. (E), Thane - 401104. Tel.: +91-22-28555107 / 631 / 914. Fax: +91-22-28555378 Email: Web:

Ultra compact IPC: Extreme space-savings & flexibility

The standard delivery set includes Built-in fan, Control console, Filtering cartridge of respective type, Spark arrester, Oil separator with reduction box for compressed air system, and Electrical grounded cable L= 5 m with plug.

For more information Ador Welding Ltd. Akurdi, Chinchwad, Pune 411 019 Phone: 020-4070 6000 Email: Website:

Silicone hoses with SS Reinforcement

APPL have developed Silicone Hoses with has reinforcement of polyester & SS spiral to five vacuum as well as resistance.

It is highly flexible & very good binding radius which does not kick. The Hoses manufacture from

The ultra compact C6015 IPC is only one third the size of the C6905, previously the smallest control cabinet IPC in the comprehensive Beckhoff portfolio. Price savings of approximately 25 % also place the device well below the previously least expensive x86 PCs from Beckhoff. With these features, automation, visualisation and system-wide communication in small and mid-size applications can be implemented highly cost-effectively with a minimal footprint. As a result, the compact device opens up

areas of use where PC-based control technology has not been used thus far, or where motherboards are commonly integrated as expensive custom solutions.

Uncompromising industrial compatibility Despite its extremely compact and inexpensive implementation, the ultra compact C6015 IPC makes no compromises when it comes to industrial compatibility. This includes the high computing power of the integrated Intel® Atom™ CPU that | DECEMBER 2016


features up to four processor cores. Moreover, the IPC is designed as a passively cooled device in a robust, aluminium/die-cast zinc housing, offering long-term availability. The device also offers a full range of standard features for industrial environments such as extended operating temperature range up to +55 °C and high resistance to vibration and shock. The C6015 is also extremely flexible with regard to its many installation options. It can be mounted both vertically and horizontally on the rear wall of the control cabinet, or attached to a DIN rail. Even in the tightest installation spaces, this allows various mounting scenarios with flexible orientation of the IPC. Due to the small dimensions of the device, this represents an important feature: when connecting up

to six separate cables, it is crucial with the small design that the connection level can be optimally aligned to the cable routing, which is usually dictated by the machine layout. Apart from that, the full range of equipment and the interface configuration meet the requirements for a universally applied IPC: a 30 GB SSD and Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system support make the C6015 a powerful device even in the basic configuration. Windows 7 and Windows 10 are also optionally possible. Further hardware features include 2 GB DDR3L-RAM (expandable ex-works up to 4 GB), a display port connection, an onboard Dual-Ethernet adapter with 2 x 100/1000Base-T connection and ports for both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

For more information Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG Huelshorstweg 2033415 Verl, Germany Phone: +49 5246 963-0, Fax: +49 5246 963-198 E-Mail: Website:

Digital Automotive Multimeter Model 6255 MECO introduces DIGITAL AUTOMOTIVE MULTIMETER MODEL 6255 Is a Multifunctional Automotive Tester Which provides convenient operation And accurate readings to the User. This Product is suitable for professional auto detection, Production Test and Engineering Design. It Is a Ideal Portable Automobile Repair And Maintenance Tool.


1. Do not touch the naked electrical wire, connector, input end not being used or circuit undergoing measurement during measuring. 2. Do not measure voltage or current exceeding the rated voltage or current marked on the socket to avoid electric shock and instrument damage. 3. Wear qualified Eye Guard to

avoid splash due to engine when the meter is using in automobile repairing. 4. Please run and repair automobiles in ventilated environment to avoid absorbing poisonous gas. 5. In case the automobile engine is running, do not place the meter and accessories beside the engine or vent-pipe to avoid damage from high temperature.

Multifunction Automotive Meter (MAM6138) MECO introduces Multifunction Automotive Meter Model MAM6138 for measuring various battery parameters such as DC Voltage, AC Voltage, Resistance, Diode, and Continuity. This meter is portable and designed with pen type input jack. One can use hands free test leads which are pinpoint and hook type. These leads are interchangeable. This meter has function of auto range & manual range. This meter also has function of auto power off and data hold. If user needs to hold data while measuring, he can press the “HOLD” button which will hold the reading. The meter has flashlight to support jobs in dark. Operating temperature of meter is between 0°C to 40°C. And storage temperature is between -10°C to 50°C. It also has feature of backlight. If the light is dark to

make the reading, user can turn ON the backlight which will last for 15 sec. If there is no operation within 15 minutes after power is ON, meters will auto power OFF. After auto power OFF, if user wants to recover the current working condition it is easily possible by simply pressing select, HOLD, range button. If the battery voltage is less than 2.8V, display will indicate that, the battery should be changed at this condition.

Safety Measures

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• Verify the Insulation of Test Leads Never Exceed Protection Limit Values. When the meter is linked to measurement circuits do not touch unused terminals.

This meter is ideal for use in automobile industry, school and home applications.

For more information MECO Instruments Pvt. Ltd. Plot No. EL-1, MIDC Electronic Zone,

FEATURES: 1. Terminal Shutter Interlock Mechanism Prevents Wrong Operations 2. 11 Functions 3. Heavy Duty Rubber Holster 4. Data Hold, Auto Power Off


TTC Industrial Area, Mahape, Navi Mumbai 400710. (INDIA) Tel: 0091-22-27673311-16 (Sales),27673300 (Board) Fax: 0091-22-27673310, 27673330 5. Measurement Of Duty, Ignition Frequency, Ms-Pulse Width, RPM & Dwell Web:


Pioneer in intuitive programming •

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Offer the easiest-to-use and most adaptable alternative Automation Solution for specialized and demanding needs An experienced technical team A pioneer in the simplification of programming


All-in-one fully connected nanoPLC Remote management & maintenance on a PC & mobile devices Accurate & performant sensor measurement

Millenium 3 - Logic Controller • • •

Compact & expandable Easy to program Multiple configuration options

Specialist in electromagnetic & electronic technology •

Specialist in time management with an extensive automation components offer that includes timers, monitoring relays In addition to high-performance products, advice and support, offers tailor-made solutions for any application

Boxer Range of Safety Knife from The Safety Knife, UK The Boxer range was specifically designed for cutting cardboard boxes. The spring loaded ‘guards’ which sit either side of the blade retract into the knife whilst in use, and automatically spring back to cover the blade when the cut has finished. Available as the 700 series complete with hook blade and the 800 series with optional ‘blade depth’ control. The Boxer 800 series is available as a Boxer 800 ‘Lock & Limit’ which allows you to set the blade depth of cut and a Boxer 800 ‘standard’ which does not have the blade depth control and cuts to a standard 10mm. Both variations come complete with retractable guards which sit either side of the blade and retract into the knife when in use. The Boxer 800 ‘Lock & Limit’ has a blade depth control system, allowing a 2mm, 6mm and 10mm depth of cut. Replaceable and reversible blades are available and can be stored inside the knife handle

Feature • • • • •

Spring loaded retractable guards 2mm, 6mm & 10mm depth of cut Lanyard point Reversible and replaceable blade Blade storage

Application • • •

Strapping / Banding Stretch / Shrink / Bubble Wrap Card / Tape

For more information Fourleaf 203, Malwa, Patanwala Estate, LBS marg, Ghatkopar (W), Mumbai-400086, Maharashtra, INDIA.

TIMERS: • • •

Tel: +91-22-41202082

Simple to use Multi voltage Multi or mono function




Close-up protection for total availability of equipment

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All anomalies are detected Optimise continuity of service

For more information InnoVista Sensors India Pvt Ltd Div 1, BNR Complex, Plot No.92/1A, 1st Floor, H P Avenue Road, Konappana Agrahara,

We feel proud to introduce us as one of the top players in the field of manufacture of Solar Off-Grid/ Hybrid PCU.

Our product range is as follows: •

Electronic City –Phase 1, Bangalore – 560100, India E-mail: Web:

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Solar Hybrid PCU up to 150 KVA Grid Tied Inverter Solar MPPT Charger Supplying FRONIOUS Brand,



In our hybrid solar inverter, there is provision to change the priority of the unit from S (solar) B (battery) G (grid) to S G B on site to facilitate advantage of energy bill reduction/ saving or backup duration

on site. Also, unit can Export to the Grid when solar and mains are available and load is less/OFF. This is achieved from the same unit which can give battery backup.

For more information ENERTECH UPS PVT. LTD. S. No.399/1-2, Plot No.5, Bhare, P.O.Ghotawade, Near Pirangut, Taluka -Mulshi, Dist. Pune – 412115 Email :, Website :

Elesa+Ganter enlarging its range of pins with the pullring versions GN 214.2 / 214.3 Pins are usually found wherever constructions need to be set up, dismantled or changed quickly. This is why cotter pins with various designs and dimensions have long been part of the Elesa+Ganter range of elements. One typical application is their use in height adjustment. Elesa+Ganter has now once more enlarged its product variety by adding the pin types GN 214.2 and GN 214.3. Instead of the handling knob, they now feature a pullring – a design which is always advantageous in confined spaces because the ring is simply dropped sideways. The pullring also allows the easy attachment of the GN 111.2 retaining cable which prevents the loss of the pin. The new pin is available both in steel design (GN 214.2) and in stainless steel design (GN 214.3) if this special application is required for use in corrosive atmosphere or in areas with higher requirements in

terms of hygiene. Both variants are available in pin diameters ranging from 6 to 16 millimetres. As with all Elesa+Ganter pins, the locking pawls can be released by a red and readily identifiable polyamide pushbutton. The square shape of the locking pawls made of stainless sheet steel creates a linear contact area (instead of the point contact in balltype locking pins) which is capable of taking relatively high axial forces and so preventing the inadvertent loosening of the connection. The locking pawls will be unlocked only after manually operating the pushbutton, allowing the locking pawl to be pulled off. This principle is also used in Types GN 114.2 (steel with PA knob), GN 114.3 (stainless steel with PA knob) and GN 114.6 in all stainless steel design.

NEW Digital Barcol Impressor DBI-1000 A digital indentation hardness tester, is the latest design and development of our company. It is characterized in that provided with a balance positioning, a digital display of hardness value, and a non disassembly calibration and adjusting. It is with good stability, convenient calibration, and high accuracy of detection. It is mainly used in aluminum processing industry, testing pure aluminum, soft aluminum, thick aluminum alloy, aluminum strip, aluminum rod, aluminum castings, aluminum forgings and aluminum alloy products. Also, it can be used for glass steel industry. The relevant standard is ASTM B648-00, ASTM HD2583-07, and GB / T 3854-2005.

Features: •

Small in size, portable. Single hand operation, easy to use. Can be used in any occasion as long as the hand can reach. Wide test range, can test from very soft pure aluminum to a particularly hard aluminum alloy. effective test range equivalent to the Brinell Hardness of 25~150HB. No need to be supported. Just

test on one side of the sample with the hardness tester, no need to be supported. It is suitable for the test of large and extra thick workpiece. With the maximum hold function, recording the maximum hardness value during measurements. Can be used for measuring not only Barcol Hardness, but also Brinell Hardness (HB), Vickers Hardness (HV), Webster Hardness (HW), Rockwell Hardness (HRB/HRE/HRF/ HRH). With the function of calculating the average value, can calculate the average value of the 29 sets of data at most.

Applications fields: Aluminum, Aluminum Alloys, Soft Metals, Composite Materials, Glass Steel.

Parameters: Parameters

Barcol Hardness (Hba), Brinell Hardness (HB), Vickers Hardness (HV), Webster Hardness (HW), Rockwell Hardness (HRB/HRE/HRF/HRH)

Measurement Range

0~100 HBa, equivalent to the Brinell hardness of 25~150HB


0.1 HBa

For more information Elesa and Ganter India Pvt. Ltd.

For more information

A-54, Sector-83, Noida-201305 (U.P.) INDIA

Toolpost (india), MUMBAI

Tel: 0120-4726666, Fax: 0120-4726600

Tel:09819345050 / 022-23428862






Low Cost Digital Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

This state-of-the-art Digital Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge is the most accurate way to measure the wall thickness of materials such as steel, cast iron, plastic and more. Once meant only for professionals and electrical technicians, our wholesale price makes this device available for easy around-thehouse use! The simple to use and durable Digital Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge uses ultrasonic technology to safely measure the thickness of materials such as steel, aluminum, titanium, plastics, ceramics, glass, and most other materials (as long as it has parallel top and bottom surfaces). The gauge provides basic measurement, scanning, adjustable sound velocity, and extended storage capabilities for additional flexibility. The innovate gauge design features an intuitive interface that makes set up and operation easy. Simply calibrate the gauge to a

known thickness or sound velocity and begin taking measurements.

FLIR T600 The Best Ergonomics and an Economical Thermal Resolution for Intensive Inspections. To keep equipment running reliably, you need tools that can help you to find, troubleshoot and report faster! With FLIR T600 Thermal Imaging Camera produce with 480x360 IR resolution deliver 172,800 pixels for the better detection, pictures, and temperature measurements from long range, plus MSX® and UltraMax image enhancement. The greater the resolution, the easier is to see, find and measure heat issues on smaller, distant components.

Key Features: •

Manufacturer Specifications • • • • • • • •

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Measuring range: 1.2~220mm (Steel) Accuracy: ±(1%H+0.1) mm Resolution: 0.1mm Sound velocity range: 1000~9999m/s Working frequency: 5MHz Minimum limit for tube measuring: F20*3mm (Steel) Auto calibration Auto linear compensation: this advanced software program enhances the precision by correcting the non-linear accuracy of the transducer Data store/ Data recall/ Data delete function Sound velocity measurement Low battery indication Auto power off LCD backlight display Power: 2x AA Batteries (not included) Dimensions: 154 x 73 x 27mm

For more information

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Thermal Resolution: 480x360 (172,800 pixels) Temperature range: up to 650°C Accuracy: ±2°C of reading Thermal sensitivity: <0.04°C @ 30°C Multiple Measurements modes for sport, area, Delta T measurement, isotherm, and auto hot/cold markers. Auto-Focus Precision: FLIR

T-Series cameras offer both manual control and the fastest auto-focus in the industry to snap in ultimate clarity and accuracy. FLIR’s exclusive 2-10 Warranty: 2 years on camera parts & 10 years on Infrared Detector.

Application: •

To locate electrical/mechanical problems, hot spots and other heat issues before they turn into costly failures & production downtime or electrical fires. Scan substation components, motor control cabinets, buss ducts, and breaker panels for non-contact thermal images and temperature measurements to assess conditions.

About FLIR: The largest Infrared Camera manufacturer in the world. FLIR has nearly 50 years of experience in building and integrating high-performance Infrared Camera. Our products improve accuracy of work, enhance safety and increase efficiency!

For more information FLIR Systems India Pvt. Ltd 1111, D Mall, Netaji Subhash Place, Pitampura,

India Tools & Instruments Co. – BOMBAY - INDIA

New Delhi – 110034, INDIA

Tel: 23428862 / 9819345050

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Vehicle Battery System Meter (VBSM6246) MECO introduces VEHICLE BATTERY SYSTEM METER Model VBSM6246 for testing 12V and 24V lead-acid storage battery within the process of Vehicle Starting Up, Charging and Electrical Loading. This meter is designed by using only 4 buttons on it which makes it easier to operate. It provides the result to the user on large LCD screen and hints by sound and light while testing. This meter is provided with easy operation i.e.” “buttons are used to change mode, test function and ENTER is used to select mode, test function and ESC to return.


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Key Parameters Measured and Display for Battery Diagnosis Display of Battery condition (Good/OK/Pay Attention/ Replace) Overload Protection to Ensure Safety Loose Lead Detection and Reverse Polarity Protection

This meter has 4 test methods which can be easily implemented using the 4 buttons. LCD screen of the meter shows battery life and voltage value. From these values we can identify the condition of the battery.

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When the engine is working, do not put the tester beside the engine Check the insulating layer of the test clamps before measuring Make sure ventilation when testing or repairing in order to avoid smelling some toxic gas. Check the battery voltage value drop to the normal value Wear proper eye mask when testing

Steady Volt Servo Voltage Stabilizers Frequent voltage variations are a menace that can damage electronic components like power supplies, drives, PLCs, controllers, etc. Their effects are widely felt in CNC, printing and textile machines as well as laboratory, data processing, medical & telecommunication equipment. Frequent breakdowns of such machines are costly to repair. This apart, the downtime and frequent interruptions in operation brings substantial loss of revenue. Steady Volt from Unity Controls is a state-of-theart Voltage Stabilizer designed to protect such equipment from voltage variations and its illeffects.

Following are some of its unique features: •

Intelligent microprocessorbased system(available in new digital models)

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Digital interface with large LCD display and keypad Auto re-start, adjustable output voltage, trip bypass, fault list No hunting, oscillation and noise generation Innovative transformer design to minimize power loss Constant output voltage across a wide input voltage range Single phasing prevention, surge suppressor and EMI / RFI filter

With the best-in-class response time and correction rates, Steady Volt offers improved power quality and greater energy efficiency, thereby saving the cost of breakdowns and energy utilization. Apart from protecting your equipment from damage, Steady Volt also saves energy during continuous operations.

This tester is the best tool for battery sales, vehicle repair and condition check of all kinds of lead-acid batteries.

For more information MECO Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

For more information

Plot No. EL-1, MIDC Electronic Zone,

Unity Controls Pvt. Ltd.

TTC Industrial Area, Mahape, Navi Mumbai 400710. (INDIA)

405, Sapphire Arcade, 42 M.G. Road,

Tel: 0091-22-27673311-16 (Sales),27673300 (Board)

Ghatkopar (E), Mumbai 400 077


Fax: 0091-22-27673310, 27673330

Phone: 022- 2501 3832 / 33





Grinding Oil 1- Straight Grinding Oil for Gear Grinding Features of Grinding Oil No.1 • • • • • • • •

Translucent and low odor Superior cooling properties Non irritating / Non corrosive Produces excellent surface finishes Excellent filter-ability All grinding wheel compatible Superior lubricity package Excellent oxidation Stability / Long sump life

Grinding Oil 1 is compatible with all types of grinding wheels. It can be used for grinding high-speed steel, cobalt, carbide, ceramics and hardened steel. Grinding Oil 1 can also be used in grinders that require the same oil for both lubricating the machine and the wheel / work-piece interface. Unique advanced synthetic and natural lubricity additives in Grinding Oil 1 help keep the grinding wheels clean and free cutting allowing them to function properly. Conventional oils can allow build-up and packing of the wheel. This can lead to burned parts, smoke and scrap parts.






• • • • • • • •

Creep feed Grinding Gear Grinding - Profile & Warm Crush Grinding ID and OD Grinding Center-less Grinding Cylindrical Grinding Diamond & CBN Wheel Grinding Tool & Cutter Grinding



Grinding Application:




Grinding Oil 1 helps maintain part integrity, surface finish and an overall great working environment.




Auto RAnging Function: bEING A MuTlI RANGE DETECTOR ThE













DAtA – Logging Function: ThE xP-3140 MAkES IT EASy fOR MAIN-

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taining logs as it can be connected

Pc and the readings can be downloaded on to the Pc with the data cable and software. the device can be easily connected to any Pc having a Usb Port and can be Used to to a

store the monitored logs for fUtUre references.

Built in Sample Draw pump: the device is having in bUilt micro air PUmP. this makes instrUment

Performance leap for Embedded PCs: 12 processor cores on DIN rail

mUch more effective and sensitive as it keePs on drawing air samPle. XP-3118 also has a Probe, moistUre filter/traP and comes with standard 1 meter samPling hose. oPtionally samPling hose is available in varioUs

Self – DiagnoStic function: the XP 3140 comes with self-diag-

lengths UP to

nostic fUnctions that can detect low samPle flow, sensor disconnection circUit integrity.


the XP-3140 has

an in-bUilt self diagnostic mechanism which enables the device to detect low samPle flows, sensor disconnections, low battery or any circUit

30 meters.

two power optionS: the XP-3140 rUns UP to 20 hoUrs on 4 aa alkaline batteries and UP to 5 hoUrs on the re-chargeable nicd battery, which means that the device has 2 Power oPtions thereby Providing a backUP for Urgent monitoring.

integrity thereby incase of imProPer

of the Possible caUse enabling the

light weight anD compact: the device weighs jUst 450gms

User to take the necessary corrective

which is makes fUnctionally very


for the User and has eXPlosion Proof


the XP-3140 informs yoU


instrUment is sUPPlied with standaccessories as soft case, 4X aa alkaline dry cells, gas samPling hose (1 m), Probe with filter moistUre traP, sPare filters and manUal. oPtional accessories can be 2-30m gas samPling hose, gas dilUtion Probe, data download software (cd-rom software and Usb cable). Prism - an iso 9001 comPany - offers a very large range of Portable detectors and fiXed on line gas montoring systems for Practically any gas in any indUstry inclUding sPecial aPPlications like ozone detection, odoUr indicator, as well as mUlti gas meters. we also Provide calibration, rePair services & Process instrUmentation integrated solUtions ard

For more information

The new Embedded PCs use Intel® Xeon® D processors, each with 4, 8 or 12 CPU cores of the 5th generation Intel® Core™ microarchitecture, and manufactured using 14 nm process technology. Three units are being introduced, which differ with respect to the CPU used: • • •

CX2042 | Intel® Xeon® D-1529 @1.3 GHz, 4 Cores CX2062 | Intel® Xeon® D-1539 @1.6 GHz, 8 Cores CX2072 | Intel® Xeon® D-1559 @1.5 GHz, 12 Cores

The 4, 8 and 12 processor cores offer ample processing power and parallelism, even for extremely demanding automation tasks. Optimal multi-core support from TwinCAT 3 automation software makes it possible to distribute the individual tasks of a control process across the available CPU cores. This means that the computing load can be planned in fine detail to achieve the bestpossible processor efficiency. Another important feature

enabling the performance increase is the separate graphics card. Since Intel® Xeon® CPUs do not incorporate graphics cards, the CX20x0 devices integrate a separate graphics card, which is equipped with 2 GB RAM. Separating the CPU RAM from the GPU RAM prevents unwanted interactions between the two computing units. The high power density created by the CPU and GPU makes it necessary to incorporate a fan for heat dissipation. A cable-free plug-in connection facilitates easy fan replacement if required, and the regulated fan speed can be queried in the PLC. All basic interfaces of the CX2000 series are also available in the new units: 2 x GBit Ethernet, 4 x USB 3.0, DVI-I (including VGA) as well as the flexibly-configured, factory-fitted multi-option interface. All existing CX2000 plug-in modules – those attached from the left and right – can also be used on the new devices to ensure maximum flexibility.

PRISM GAS DETECTION PVT. LTD. 213, Oshiwara Industrial Centre, New Link Road,

For more information

Goregaon (W), Mumbai - 400 104. India,

Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG

Tel: (91-22) 28761387, 28778974

Huelshorstweg 2033415 Verl, Germany

Fax: (91-22) 28766116

Phone: +49 5246 963-0, Fax: +49 5246 963-198




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PRODUCT INDEX 211 A AC Lenear Servo Motor AC Servo Systems Access & Entrance Control Solutions Acoustic Emission Monitoring Actuator Line Agitators Air Amplifiers Air Bundles Air Compressors Air Cylinders Air Dump / Release Air Line Equipments Air Preheater Air Preparation Equipment Allied Equipment Aluminium Profiles Angle Pattern Needle Valve Anode Baskets Aqua Saver Atomizing Nozzles Auto Changeover Systems Automatic Drain Valves Automation Products Automobile Cable B Backfill Compound Ball Screws Ball Transfer Units Basic Meters Bayonet Heaters Braided Hoses Brake Motors Building Energy Management System Building Wire Burglary and Fire Resistant Safes

205 205 202 141 105 171 204 171 9 19 119 19 171 19 171 205 209 171 15 204 209 117 17 40

85 INNER IFC 205 45 171 207 27 45 40 202

C Cabinet Cooler 204 Cable Cleats 61 Cable Glands 67, BACK PAGE Cable Protection BACK PAGE Cable Trays 61 CAD/CAM Softwares 87, 99, 132 Cam Driven Systems 97 Cam Followers INNER IFC CAM Switch 65 Capacitors 77 Carbon Steel Flanges 147 Carbon Steel Pipes 165 Casting Machines 1 Centrifugal Blowers 199 Chain Pulley Block 155 Chemical Mixer 171 Chemical Process Equipments & Components 171 Circular Connectors BACK PAGE Clamp 169 Clamps for Linear Guids 205 Clevis Hanger 33 CNC Customized Cutting Machine 143 CNC Flame Cutting Machine 143 CNC Lathe INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Machine INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Machines FALSE COVER CNC Machining Center INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Milling Machine INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Plasma Cutting Machine 143 CNC Turning Center INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Vertical Machining Center INSIDE BACK COVER Coal based Rotary Kiln (Sponge Iron) Plant 1 Coal based Tunnel Kiln (Sponge Iron) Plant 1 Coating 166 Column Internals 171 Columns & Tower 171 Commercial Finance 207 Communication Cable 40 Composite Cable 40

Compressed Air Filters Compressed Air Pipeline Network System Compression Fittings Condenser Constant Section Ring Consumables Continuous Sandwich Panel Roofs Control Cable Control Products Controllers Cooling & Ventilation Solutions Crab / End Carriages Currency Handling Equipment Curvic Coupling Cutting Edge Machinery For Textile Process Cyclones & Multicyclones Cylinder Home Position Control Cylinder Manifold Systems Cylinder Manifold with Delivery Staions

15 23 209 171 20 17 59 40 45 109, 111 11 155 202 205 21 199 119 209 209

D Data Signal Cables 40 DC Energy Meter 45 DC Motors 111 DC/AC Geared Motor 205 Dead Weight Pressure Tester 209 Deburring Tool Bit 147 Deceleration Products 204 Dedusting Systems 199 Deep Groove Ball Bearings INNER IFC Digital Automotive Multimeter 49 Digital Clamp Meters 47 Digital Insulation Multimeter 73 Digital Multimeter 47 Digital Storage Oscilloscope 75 Directional Control Valves 19 Distribution Box 57 Drag Servo & Variable Flexible Data Cable 40 Dressing Control 141 Dry Cooling Tower 15 Dual Source Energy Meter 45 Duplex helical coils 171 E Earth Pit 85 Earthing Electrodes 71, 85 Earthing Rods 85 EDM Wires & Consumables 133 EHV Projects & Services INSIDE FRONT COVER Electric Actuators 19 Electric Arc Furnaces 1 Electric Chain Hoists 153, 155 Electrical Test & Measurement Tools 39 Electronic Flow Control 204 Elevator Cable 40 Encoders 109 Energy Absorption, Vibration Isolation Products 115 Energy Audits & Technology Services 21 Energy Cables INSIDE FRONT COVER Environment Monitoring Equipments 125 Ethernet Switches 94 Evacuation & Gas Filling Unit 209 Evaporation Boats 171 Exotic Metal Fasteners 171 Explosion Proof 119 Extension Springs 79 F Falling Film Evaporator Fans Fasteners Feed Leg Slide Gates Fencing Fiber Laser Metal Cutting Machine Fire & Alarm Detection Solutions Fire Alarm Cables Fire Hose Station Box

171 77 166 171 61 137 202 40 57

Fire Rolling Doors Fire Survival Cables Fittings and Tubing Flanges Flashback Arrestor Flats & Fittings Flaw Detector Flexible Couplings Fluid Distribution Systems Forged Rounds Fourslide Parts FRP Cable Tray FRP Cooling Tower FRP Fencing FRP Fire Extinguisher FRP Grating â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pultruded FRP Ladder FRP Rod for Insulator Furnace Parts

G Gas Filling & Transfer Device Gas Management Gas Regulators Gas Saver & Safety Switch Gas Springs Gas Stop Valve Gaskets Gauge Gauge Comparator Gear Boxes Gearheads Gears Goliath Crane / Gantry Crane Gratings Grind Cycle Management GRP Light Poles

10 40 19 169 209 167 123 205 79 147 79 57 15 57 57 57 57 57 171

209 115 209 209 204 209 166 123 209 27 111 129, 205 155 61 141 57

H Hand Chain Hoist 153 Handrails 61 Hardness Tester 123 Harmonic Filter 83 Heat Exchangers 31, 171, 175 Heating & Cooling Coils 171 Heatless Air Dryers 117 Hi Flex Battery Cable 40 High Definition Lenses 91 High Pressure Compression Springs 79 High Pressure Hoses 209 High Profile Power Analyzers 45 High Voltage Insulating Matt 81 HMC Machine INSIDE BACK COVER Hoopster Ring 20 Hoses 166 Hydraulic Equipment 19 Hydraulic Grab 1 Hydraulic Pipes 147 Hydraulic Press 145 I Impeller 171 Induction Melting Furnaces 1 Industrial Connectors 103 Industrial Enclosures BACK PAGE Industrial fasteners 171 Industrial Filters 19 Industrial Forgings 147 Industrial Sensors 95 Industrial Shock Absorbers 204 Inflatable Seals / Gaskets 207 Infrared Guided Measurement Clamp Meters 51 Infrared Thermometers 53 In-Process Balancing 141 Instrumentation Cable 40 Instrumentation Equipment 19 Instrumentation Fittings & Valves 90, 115 Ionizers 19 | DECEMBER 2016

PRODUCT INDEX 211 A AC Lenear Servo Motor AC Servo Systems Access & Entrance Control Solutions Acoustic Emission Monitoring Actuator Line Agitators Air Amplifiers Air Bundles Air Compressors Air Cylinders Air Dump / Release Air Line Equipments Air Preheater Air Preparation Equipment Allied Equipment Aluminium Profiles Angle Pattern Needle Valve Anode Baskets Aqua Saver Atomizing Nozzles Auto Changeover Systems Automatic Drain Valves Automation Products Automobile Cable B Backfill Compound Ball Screws Ball Transfer Units Basic Meters Bayonet Heaters Braided Hoses Brake Motors Building Energy Management System Building Wire Burglary and Fire Resistant Safes

205 205 202 141 105 171 204 171 9 19 119 19 171 19 171 205 209 171 15 204 209 117 17 40

85 INNER IFC 205 45 171 207 27 45 40 202

C Cabinet Cooler 204 Cable Cleats 61 Cable Glands 67, BACK PAGE Cable Protection BACK PAGE Cable Trays 61 CAD/CAM Softwares 87, 99, 132 Cam Driven Systems 97 Cam Followers INNER IFC CAM Switch 65 Capacitors 77 Carbon Steel Flanges 147 Carbon Steel Pipes 165 Casting Machines 1 Centrifugal Blowers 199 Chain Pulley Block 155 Chemical Mixer 171 Chemical Process Equipments & Components 171 Circular Connectors BACK PAGE Clamp 169 Clamps for Linear Guids 205 Clevis Hanger 33 CNC Customized Cutting Machine 143 CNC Flame Cutting Machine 143 CNC Lathe INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Machine INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Machines FALSE COVER CNC Machining Center INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Milling Machine INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Plasma Cutting Machine 143 CNC Turning Center INSIDE BACK COVER CNC Vertical Machining Center INSIDE BACK COVER Coal based Rotary Kiln (Sponge Iron) Plant 1 Coal based Tunnel Kiln (Sponge Iron) Plant 1 Coating 166 Column Internals 171 Columns & Tower 171 Commercial Finance 207 Communication Cable 40 Composite Cable 40

Compressed Air Filters Compressed Air Pipeline Network System Compression Fittings Condenser Constant Section Ring Consumables Continuous Sandwich Panel Roofs Control Cable Control Products Controllers Cooling & Ventilation Solutions Crab / End Carriages Currency Handling Equipment Curvic Coupling Cutting Edge Machinery For Textile Process Cyclones & Multicyclones Cylinder Home Position Control Cylinder Manifold Systems Cylinder Manifold with Delivery Staions

15 23 209 171 20 17 59 40 45 109, 111 11 155 202 205 21 199 119 209 209

D Data Signal Cables 40 DC Energy Meter 45 DC Motors 111 DC/AC Geared Motor 205 Dead Weight Pressure Tester 209 Deburring Tool Bit 147 Deceleration Products 204 Dedusting Systems 199 Deep Groove Ball Bearings INNER IFC Digital Automotive Multimeter 49 Digital Clamp Meters 47 Digital Insulation Multimeter 73 Digital Multimeter 47 Digital Storage Oscilloscope 75 Directional Control Valves 19 Distribution Box 57 Drag Servo & Variable Flexible Data Cable 40 Dressing Control 141 Dry Cooling Tower 15 Dual Source Energy Meter 45 Duplex helical coils 171 E Earth Pit 85 Earthing Electrodes 71, 85 Earthing Rods 85 EDM Wires & Consumables 133 EHV Projects & Services INSIDE FRONT COVER Electric Actuators 19 Electric Arc Furnaces 1 Electric Chain Hoists 153, 155 Electrical Test & Measurement Tools 39 Electronic Flow Control 204 Elevator Cable 40 Encoders 109 Energy Absorption, Vibration Isolation Products 115 Energy Audits & Technology Services 21 Energy Cables INSIDE FRONT COVER Environment Monitoring Equipments 125 Ethernet Switches 94 Evacuation & Gas Filling Unit 209 Evaporation Boats 171 Exotic Metal Fasteners 171 Explosion Proof 119 Extension Springs 79 F Falling Film Evaporator Fans Fasteners Feed Leg Slide Gates Fencing Fiber Laser Metal Cutting Machine Fire & Alarm Detection Solutions Fire Alarm Cables Fire Hose Station Box

171 77 166 171 61 137 202 40 57

Fire Rolling Doors Fire Survival Cables Fittings and Tubing Flanges Flashback Arrestor Flats & Fittings Flaw Detector Flexible Couplings Fluid Distribution Systems Forged Rounds Fourslide Parts FRP Cable Tray FRP Cooling Tower FRP Fencing FRP Fire Extinguisher FRP Grating â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pultruded FRP Ladder FRP Rod for Insulator Furnace Parts

G Gas Filling & Transfer Device Gas Management Gas Regulators Gas Saver & Safety Switch Gas Springs Gas Stop Valve Gaskets Gauge Gauge Comparator Gear Boxes Gearheads Gears Goliath Crane / Gantry Crane Gratings Grind Cycle Management GRP Light Poles

10 40 19 169 209 167 123 205 79 147 79 57 15 57 57 57 57 57 171

209 115 209 209 204 209 166 123 209 27 111 129, 205 155 61 141 57

H Hand Chain Hoist 153 Handrails 61 Hardness Tester 123 Harmonic Filter 83 Heat Exchangers 31, 171, 175 Heating & Cooling Coils 171 Heatless Air Dryers 117 Hi Flex Battery Cable 40 High Definition Lenses 91 High Pressure Compression Springs 79 High Pressure Hoses 209 High Profile Power Analyzers 45 High Voltage Insulating Matt 81 HMC Machine INSIDE BACK COVER Hoopster Ring 20 Hoses 166 Hydraulic Equipment 19 Hydraulic Grab 1 Hydraulic Pipes 147 Hydraulic Press 145 I Impeller 171 Induction Melting Furnaces 1 Industrial Connectors 103 Industrial Enclosures BACK PAGE Industrial fasteners 171 Industrial Filters 19 Industrial Forgings 147 Industrial Sensors 95 Industrial Shock Absorbers 204 Inflatable Seals / Gaskets 207 Infrared Guided Measurement Clamp Meters 51 Infrared Thermometers 53 In-Process Balancing 141 Instrumentation Cable 40 Instrumentation Equipment 19 Instrumentation Fittings & Valves 90, 115 Ionizers 19 | DECEMBER 2016













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IMTEX - 2017









193, 195





INTEC - 2017








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