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CEO CORNER SKILL DEVELOPMENT - The need for skilled labour The business of manufacturing has not only gotten more complex but also more “digital.” Manufacturers have recognized that the old way of doing things isn’t as flexible or adaptable to changes in customer demand and managing the effect that demand has on the supply chain. Legacy systems that were built to handle transactions but not to share information or integrate with others can no longer keep up with the pace of change occurring in manufacturing. Innovations like wearables, machine sensors, and robotics are constantly advancing, creating a connected manufacturing environment where the common currency is data. Manufacturers see the opportunity to tap into data generated during production, by machines, and throughout the supply chain. Those who want to get ahead of the digital tidal wave have already moved business and operational systems to the cloud, which centralizes data and spurs innovation. Employees who spend most of their time ensuring the uptime of systems, planning upgrades, and managing integrations, aren’t putting value back into the business. These people could be working on solutions to problems that directly impact the bottom line, like reducing scrap or meeting customer specification targets. The need to skill people cannot be the prerogative of the government alone and there has to be greater private engagement and constructive participation. We in the industry have realized that we need to actively engage with the Government for the road ahead. A way forward has been the consultations between Government and industry to unanimously decide on the type of trained workforce we need and the minimum standards that would be expected. The key to most problems lies in making skill training appealing to youth and ensuring general education and vocational education do not function in silos. The Industry will have to play a greater role in supporting ITIs, setting standards for jobs and ensuring we give the qualitative and quantitative impetus to skilled labour in the country. With concerted efforts by Government and Industry towards skill building initiatives, we can ensure that India’s growth story continues unhindered.


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B&R India launches enhanced customer support

NI accelerates University Engineering Education with new solution





Meech Launches IonWash System for 3D Component Cleaning

ABB Technology Ventures invests in Stellapps Technologies

Atlas Copco expands product portfolio

Our vision is to be a world class organization

Beckhoff expands ultra-compact IPC series with the new C6017

Mr. Vedant Birla Chairman and Managing Director Birla Precision Technologies Limited

FlexMove, Geppert-Band merge into Dorner


42 Setting Sights On Spiralling Demand for Sintered Components

“We give strategic advantages to our customers from diverse industries”

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Asia’s No: 1 Wire, Cable, Tube & Pipe Exhibitions

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Meech Launches IonWash System for 3D Component Cleaning Meech International is announcing the launch of its newest technology, the IonWash, designed for the fast and consistent removal of contamination from 3D components in the automotive, aerospace and electronics sectors, among others. The freestanding 3D component cleaning system incorporates extremely powerful ionisation, as well as blowing and vacuuming airflows, providing a more efficient alternative to manual cleaning. “From the point of inception, the IonWash was developed with ease of use and cleaning efficiency in mind,” explains Adam Battrick, Sales Director at Meech. “Historically, the cleaning of 3D compontents has always been undertaken either by operators handling air guns, or through the use of a compressed air powered unit controlled by a foot switch. However, both of these approaches are heavily reliant on the operator, which leads to inconsistent results – sections of the component may be unevenly cleaned, while contamination blown into the atmosphere may redeposit on the product’s surface. The IonWash single-handedly addresses these issues while also side-stepping others, achieving optimal cleaning performance.” Key to the IonWash’s design are its multi-directional ionising airflow nozzles. The system is capable of provid-

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ing 40 different nozzle placement possibilities, ensuring that the 16 multi directional nozzles can be positioned to cover all surfaces of a 3D component. The flexible design allows the high volume ionising airflow to be directed for a programmed optimal time onto uneven surfaces of the components being cleaned – such as a vehicle lighting clusters or a speedometer casings – neutralising static charges and loosening contaminants in the process. Simultaneously, high volume negative (vacuum) air flow extracts the contamination by pulling it into a vacuum chamber where it is filtered. By providing instant positive and negative high volume airflows, the cycle time is significantly reduced. Adding further to the overall flexibility of the IonWash is the presence of an access point on two sides of the system, enabling installation between two lines. The system is available in two standard

size cleaning chamber sizes. Another key feature of the IonWash is the inclusion of in-built safety features and intelligent performance monitoring systems. In the event the system experiences any technical issues, an alarm will notify the operator. This helps to ensure that thorough cleaning is maintained at all times, allowing the IonWash to continue working to its full capabilities. Light guard sensors automatically stop the doors from closing when the sensor is interrupted, ensuring operator safety is maintained, and an emergency stop button is also included. Adam goes on to elaborate on the key benefits of utilising this technology: “Meech provides an advanced service and support that begins at the design stage and goes through to delivery, including adaptation of the system to suit particular applications. With a tailored design, the IonWash can be adapted to specification, so that it can be easily incorporated into the end user’s production line. Because it is such a time-efficient and effective technology, the end user is getting a consistently high level of contaminant removal with every cleaning cycle – the more contamination is removed from the component’s surface, the higher the quality of the finished good will be. By having such a thorough system in place, the

reject rate as a result of poor cleaning is exponentially reduced.” Adam concludes: “As production techniques have advanced, so have customers’ quality expectations. Today’s suppliers are looking for more ways to stand out from the competition and product cleanliness plays a key role in that. With IonWash, we have delivered a product that is tailored to multiple industries and incorporates the latest cleaning technology while also taking into account our customers’ needs and expectations. Our current users have already reported a four month return on investment, proving to be a value-added asset to their business. We certainly look forward to seeing how it will perform across all our sectors.”


ABB Technology Ventures invests in Stellapps Technologies ABB has invested in Stellapps Technologies through its venture capital unit, ABB Technology Ventures (ATV). The Series B investment round was led by IndusAge Partners and included new investors Qualcomm Ventures and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (through its program-related investment team in London). Stellapps is India’s first endto-end dairy supply chain solutions company, in use by over 750,000 farmers daily. Founded in 2011, the Bangalore-based startup is building automated tools leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics to improve milk production and quality for the country’s dairy farms, collection centers and processors. This is ATV’s first investment in India.

The cornerstone of the Stellapps solution is SmartMoo, a full-featured analytics solution covering the entire value chain from milk production to farmer payments. SmartMoo can track an animal’s health and yield through a wearable sensor, measuring parameters such as milk quantity and yield, and monitor conditions under which the milk is stored,

transported and distributed. India’s $70 billion dairy market is one of the largest in the world by volume and the Stellapps effort is significant because it touches so many actors in the supply chain, including the broad base of rural dairy farmers. “Since meeting Stellapps, we’ve been impressed with their category-defining software and the large market

opportunity ahead of them,” said Grant Allen, Managing Director at ABB Technology Ventures. “We believe their technology will have a major impact on India’s thriving dairy economy, especially the many dairy farmers running smaller, homebased operations. We’ve also worked closely with our control technologies business to complement ABB’s existing offerings, notably our manufacturing execution system (MES) business, part of the ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) offering. Cementing a partnership with Stellapps by becoming an equity investor enables ABB to go to market in India with a cloud-connected, IoTled, digital dairy solution.” For more information Web:

EMERSON agrees to buy AVENTICS Emerson recently announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price

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of €527 million. Aventics is among the global leaders in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. Emerson is a leader in fluid automation technologies for process and industrial applications, and Aventics significantly expands the Company’s reach in this growing $13 billion market. Aventics builds upon and strengthens Emerson’s capabilities and solutions in key discrete and hybrid automation markets, including food

and beverage, packaging, automotive assembly and medical equipment. Emerson’s expanded offering creates one of the broadest portfolios of fluid control and pneumatic devices that incorporate sensing and monitoring capabilities to improve system uptime and performance, enhance safety and optimize energy usage. These technologies complement Emerson’s extensive innovation and leadership in improving operations through digitalization, perva-

sive sensing and asset health monitoring. “We will now offer the industry’s widest range of fluid automation products and solutions with unmatched delivery, reliability and performance, and now with the addition of Aventics’ expertise, Emerson is positioned to be the most capable global company when it comes to fluid automation technologies,” said Emerson Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David N. Farr. “Aventics brings technolo-


gies, capabilities and expertise that are critical to digitalization of manufacturing, including predictive maintenance through integrated diagnostics, an important priority for our Automation Solutions business,” said

Mike Train, Executive President, Emerson Automation Solutions. “With Aventics, we will gain a valuable footprint in Germany, a key market for automation technology and investment,” Train added.

“Aventics also brings opportunities for Emerson to better serve customers in hybrid markets like food & beverage, providing intelligent devices and solutions from processing through packaging.” The acquisition is expected to

close in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 subject to regulatory approvals, Aventics’ finalization of necessary consultations and other customary closing conditions. For more information Web:

Atlas Copco expands product portfolio

Smart AIR Solutions are complete air or gas solutions designed to provide our customers with the lowest life cycle costs for their equipment. They combine compressors, blowers and boosters with quality air

solutions such as air dryers, coolers, nitrogen generators, filters or energy recovery solutions, fully optimized to operate together in the most efficient and reliable way. Our smart AIR solutions apply for all our customers and not only include products but also services. A total of 12 new products were launched with each individual product being optimized for the best possible performance in energy efficiency, reliability and air quality. New low pressure blower ranges include ZB and ZM centrifugal products, ZS rotary screw blowers and ZL lobe blowers. These products are extensions of the existing

ranges with new compact designs increasing installation flexibility. The brand new ZT 90-160 VSD/ ZR 90-160 VSD+ and GA 90+-160 (VSD+) air compressors provide compressed air with significant energy savings compared to previous generations. The new ZH 1000-3150 centrifugal compressors were introduced, extending the flow ranges and energy savings for larger customer, and the new ZP high pressure air cooled pack range for customers requiring pressure up to 42 Bar. To complete the product launch, three new quality air products were introduced with a new innovative range of MDG rotary drum dryers

with a guaranteed dewpoint of -40 0C and minimal energy consumption. New space saving twin filter design, and a new activated carbon tower range. In order to maximize control and monitoring for complete compressed air systems, Atlas Copco developed its new Optimizer 4.0 central control and monitoring system. It optimizes a compressed air system through a selection of the most efficient combination of air compressors and dryers while assuring supply of the required pressure or having balanced running hours to minimize service intervals. For more information

B&R India launches enhanced customer support B&R India has launched World Class Support – a dedicated support hotline that will serve as a single point of contact for its customers nationwide. Customers served by B&R India headquarters in Pune and its six branch offices will now have a single number to call, ensuring that they receive a consistently high level of support with

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the fastest possible response times. “We are proud of the bestin-class service and support we offer our customers,” says Jhankar Dutta, Man-aging Director of B&R India. “Our World Class Support hotline will further enhance our customers’ experi-ence, in turn enabling them to offer their customers faster service

and reduced machine downtime.” B&R’s online Support Portal allows customers worldwide to create and track support requests and share support documentation via the B&R website. With the new hotline, customers of B&R India also benefit from streamlined telephone support from a local team of

experts. “Our highly qualified support team is commit-ted to our customers’ success and has the expertise it takes to help them gain a competitive edge in their market,” says Ravishankar Gawhade, head of national support, B&R India. For more information



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Beckhoff expands ultra-compact IPC series with the new C6017 With miniaturised dimensions, the C6017 is practically identical in design to the popular C6015, currently the smallest ultra-compact IPC from Beckhoff. The success of the C6015 quickly created additional demand, especially from applications with increased requirements for connectivity and data security in the event of potential power supply failures. The C6017 was developed precisely for this purpose: the existing C6015 configuration with DisplayPort connection, an onboard dual Ethernet adapter with two 100/1000Base-T connections

as well as a USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 port, is being extended on the C6017 with an additional two RJ45 and two USB 2.0 interfaces. Moreover, an optional capacitive 1-second

UPS is integrated, which ensures storage of persistent data in the event of a power supply failure. With dimensions of 82 x 82 x 66 mm, the size of the C6017 is almost identical to the C6015. Only the overall height is extended by a mere 24 mm. Equipped with an Intel®Atom™ CPU with up to four processor cores, the passively cooled IPC also features a robust aluminium and zinc die-cast housing so it is equally ideal for automation, visualisation and communication tasks up to the mid-performance range. The new ultra-compact

IPC series is ideally suited to meet today’s demanding requirements in machine building, such as increased modularisation, reduced space requirements in control cabinets, higher processing power and competitive pricing. Designed precisely with these requirements in mind, the new device generation is ideal for a broad range of applications, for instance in distributed topologies and advanced IoT (Internet of Things) or Industrie 4.0 applications. For more information

FlexMove, Geppert-Band merge into Dorner In a move that combines more than 100 years of conveyance expertise, Dorner Holding Company, the parent company of Dorner Mfg. Corp., FlexMove and Geppert-Band GmbH is merging the three entities into one consolidated brand: Dorner. The new Dorner boasts a global workforce of more than 400, and brings a

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diverse conveyor automation product line and extensive application knowledge to industries around the world. The headquarters will remain in the United States, with manufacturing facilities in Germany, Malaysia and Mexico, and a sales and engineering office in Canada. “Dorner has been integrating the various locations over the last few years, and the new Dorner is the next step in that process,” said Terry Schadeberg, president and CEO, Dorner.

“Consolidating the brands allows us to focus our marketing efforts, streamline our customer support and provide a unified product line around the world. We’re excited to move forward as one unified global company that’s transforming conveyor automation.” Dorner was founded in 1966 by brothers Wolfgang, Horst and Werner Dorner. Initially, the company was a tool and die shop, but adjusted its business to focus on conveyors in the early 1970s. In 2012, the brothers sold the business to a private equity firm; Dorner was again sold last year to EQT Mid Market US fund (“EQT Mid Market”).

Penang, Malaysia-based FlexMove is a flexible chain conveyor system and components manufacturer for food, beverage, automotive, electronic and other industries. FlexMove joined Dorner Holding Company in December 2015 and has since began manufacturing and selling Dorner conveyor lines, as well as supplying product to Dorner’s other locations. The FlexMove product line will continue to be offered globally with assembly in Malaysia, The United States, Germany and Mexico.

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Danfoss India reaffirms its commitment to the environment

Danfoss Industries Pvt. Ltd. an industry leader in energy efficient solutions for refrigeration, HVAC, heavy industries and district energy has announced that it will be implementing the Miyawaki method of afforestation in its campus as a part its initiative to promote sustainability on World Environment Day. Through the initiative, the company is focused on creating over 1000 sqm. of forest area in a year in various small patches spread across the campus.

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The Miyawaki method of afforestation / planting trees involves the planting of different types of trees close together at varying heights in order to increase the green cover within a small area. In its first phase, the various saplings that have been planted at the Danfoss campus include Honge, Indian lilac, Scholar Tree (Devil Tree), Jambolan (Java plum), Almond Tree, Indian Tulip, Gulmugar, Neem Tree, Peepal Tree and Camel Foot Tree. This 50-

acre campus currently has over 4000 trees and several other green initiatives, which made it India’s first LEED Platinum Rated constructed manufacturing campus. For this year’s World Environment Day, the company also had tree plantation by new employees, inauguration of a herbal garden, distribution of herbal saplings and more to reaffirm its commitment to the environment. A member of UN Global Compact, Danfoss has always been committed to the

environment and has been undertaking several CSR & Sustainability initiatives over the years. The company has also been actively engaged in several campaigns and activities that reduce carbon footprints in and around its campus. Currently, they are also in the process of cleaning up a waterbody near their Oragadam Campus to help the local community have access to clean water within their village. For more information


Fluke Launches Set of 4 New Tools in India Anemometer, Lux Meter, Sound Level Meter and Tachometers Fluke Corporation introduces a set of 4 New tools as part of its environmental products range. These new tools are Lux Level Meters, Sound Level Meters, Anemometers Meters and Contact & Non-contact Tachometers. All the tools are designed keeping HVAC installation & maintenance professional’s and facility manager’s requirement in mind. These rugged and highly accurate tools are ideal for Indoor air quality monitoring, facility maintenance, energy efficiency management and to conduct HVAC testing and IAQ commissioning and investigations in buildings. These new set of tools shall be launched as part of Fluke Environmental portfolio in India in June 2018, same as the global launch date.

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Asia’s No: 1 Wire, Cable, Tube & Pipe Exhibitions Asia’s No.1 wire, cable, tube and pipe industry exhibitions, the 6th All China International Wire & Cable Industry Trade Fair (Wire China 2018) and the 8th All China – International Tube & Pipe Industry Trade Fair (Tube China 2018) will join hands again for the 8th time in Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 26 to 29 September, 2018. Following the success of the past seven editions, Wire Tube China 2018. The organizers Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Electric Cable Research Institute, will further upgrade the shows’ quality by showcasing more highlights and providing more value-added services. Wire Tube China 2016 witnessed a total of 1645 exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies and applications in an exhibition space of over

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Dr. Akima Umezawa, The Consul General of Japan & Mr. Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director (SAIF Zone) presenting the award to Ms. Sharmila Kumbhat, Director Business Development & Mr. Joseph Brooks, Director - International Operations, K-LITE INDUSTRIES URS Media Consulting P.L. Knight of Honour Awards, AsiaOne Person of the Year Awards, Guest of Honour Awards, AsiaOne 40 Most Influential Leaders Under 40 - 2017-18 [Asia & GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council)], Asia’s Greatest CXOs Awards, and Top Women Achievers of the Year 2017-18 Awards were among other award categories. Dilip Kumbhat, CEO of

K-Lite who is also the National President of the Indian Society of Lighting Engineers (ISLE) expressed his happiness on winning the award. He considers this award as recognition to K-Lite’s contribution towards lighting industry in India and across the globe. K-Lite Industries, an ISO company, is one of the leading manufacturers of indoor and outdoor luminaires. The Chennai-based

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MAKING IN INDIA... “About 80% of India’s coking coal requirement is imported. We have been dependent on imports, but JSPL has come up with a plan using Coal Gasification process, which can make us reduce this dependence, by using Swadeshi Coal.”

“Coal Gasification process at JSPL Angul shows that with the use of new technology, diverse forms of clean energy can be produced, which would save costs and create new employment opportunities.” Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Honorable Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

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Ador helps contain air pollution in cement plants Ador reduced their existing emission levels from the plants’ earlier values to the committed (and aspired) values of minimum 25% emission reduction and at the some sits achieved a maximum of 75% emission reduction.


mbuja Cements Ltd., a part of the global conglomerate Lafarge Holcim, is one of the leading cement companies in India while being the largest cement plant chain in the world. The company strongly believes in environmental sustainability which is one of its core values. Recently, the Clean Air team of Ador Powertron showcased the simple innovation and high performance of the Ador+Redkoh Vedika technology in five different plants including clinker cooler ESPs and CPP ESPs. These are some of the most important plants in India viz. Ambuja Cement Rabariyawas Unit, Maratha Unit, Dariaghat Unit, and Bhatapara Unit (Cooler ESP Line 1 & 2). Ador reduced their existing emission levels from the plants’ earlier values to the committed (and aspired) values of minimum 25% emission reduction and at the some sits achieved a maximum of 75% emission reduction. This incredible environmental protection victory shows that the performance of the Ador High Frequency Power Supply (HFPS) not only enhances the efficiency of Electro-Static Precipitators in the cement industry but also in the power generation field. Ador was able to

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prove that the Vedika Solution for high Standard Particulate Matter (SPM) can provide better opacity at lesser investment cost and even far lesser effort than adding extra ESP fields or other electrical / mechanical solutions. More importantly, all of this can be achieved without even asking for a process shutdown.

Vedika gives the end user a pristine air quality experience due to the edge it has, catalyzed by the following ways: • A suitable waveform to the TR set in order to minimize the ESP Ripple • Increased average voltage to the ESP • Increased current flow to the ESP • Fast Response Time to events occurring in both the ESP and the Power system • Possesses all the benefits of the tried and trusted Transformer Rectifier Design • Significantly high-power capacities

• Improvement in the power factor • Reuse of the existing cabling, control rooms and Mechanical TR footprints • No duct work modifications • Provides a solution rather than a one-fits-all product • The electrical energization with High Frequency Power Sources and the same boiler conditions may lead to emission reduction to the tune of 30-50% without any ESP renovation for addition of fields or increase in the height in all of the coal fired power stations in India by utilizing high resistivity and high ash content coal from the Indian mines. Industrial enterprises are

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The Journey to Industry 4.0 VDMA India recently organized its international symposium on Industry 4.0, which emphasized on India’s readiness for Industry 4.0, how it can transform the country’s manufacturing sector and challenges in implementation. The symposium highlighted how Industry 4.0 plays a critical role in achieving the vision of making India a global hub for manufacturing, design and innovation


key concept in modern manufacturing, Industry 4.0 is driving a paradigm shift in manufacturing globally. Centred on the idea of new ways of human machine-interaction, advanced robotics, increased connectivity and huge sets of data, Industry 4.0 has the potential to fundamentally reconfigure the industry. This disruptive technology has recently found its curve of progression and is fast gaining momentum world over. India is no exception to this global trend. Backed by the government’s vision to develop India into a global manufacturing powerhouse, the country is actively evaluating advanced technologies and is steadily increasing its share of Global Manufacturing GDP. A report from Tata Strategic Management Group states that 80% of the Indian manufacturing industry plans to adopt the advanced technology trends by 2020. India currently is standing on the cusp of a unique opportunity to innovatively pave its own road to Smart Manufacturing. Industry 4.0 is expected to transform manufacturing in India by bringing operational efficiencies to industries like automotive, electrical and electronics, aerospace, etc. Against this backdrop and to sensitize local manufacturing industry, VDMA India organised first international symposium on “Industry 4.0 – The future Concept of manufacturing” on June 6 at Shangri La hotel in Bengaluru and on June 8 at Hyatt, Pune respectively. The symposium focused on how Industry 4.0 can transform the automotive, aerospace, machine tools, construction & material handling, food processing & packaging, heavy and pro-

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(L-R) Dietmar Goericke, MD, Forum Industry 4.0, VDMA Frankfurt; Andreas Jahn, Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering Planning, Volkswagen India; Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI); and Sandip Roy, Regional Head – East, VDMA India. cess engineering sectors. It was attended by industry veterans, policy makers, research institutions and academia. The event in Pune started with the lamp lighting by the chief guest Andreas Jahn, Vice President, Manufacturing Engineering Planning, Volkswagen India along with the Guest of Honour, Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director, Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI); Dietmar Goericke, MD, Forum Industry 4.0, VDMA Frankfurt; and Sandip Roy, Regional Head – East, VDMA India. The symposium in Pune featured seven enlightening technical sessions from VDMA member companies including EPLAN Software, HARTING India, Pepperl + Fuchs, Pilz India, SAP India, Shaeffler Group and Zimmer GmbH. The sessions gave a complete insight into India’s readiness for Industry 4.0, the advantages and challenges. One thing that was unanimously emphasized by all the speakers was the fact that Industry 4.0 is a journey and each organization needs to embark on that journey to reap the benefits.

The symposium kick-started with a welcome address by Sandip Roy, which outlined the digital disruption, Industry 4.0 and its significance to the manufacturing industry and how the VDMA members can support the Indian manufacturers towards process optimization through automation. He also emphasised the importance of adopting Industry 4.0 concept to achieve the ambitious target of making India a global hub for manufacturing, design and innovation, and augmenting the share of manufacturing in the GDP from the current 17% to 25% by 2022. In his address, Andreas Jahn emphasized upon the application of Industry 4.0 in the automotive industry with extensive examples of how Volkswagen factory in Chakkan implemented Industry 4.0 and the benefits they are noticing. Another enlightening presentation was given by Rashmi Urdhwareshe, where she spoke at length about the government policies and ARAI’s (Automotive Research Association of India) initiatives for supporting Industry 4.0.

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Making Manufacturing Future-Ready Dietmar Goericke from VDMA Frankfurt said that India has done a great job in building the mind-set for Industry 4.0 in manufacturing. He busted a common perception about Industry 4.0, emphasizing that it’s a concept and not available as a technology. Companies have to develop and implement Industry 4.0 on their own. He said that to be a success, Industry 4.0 needs a dedicated digital strategy. In his presentation on the topic ‘Industry 4.0: Digital Transformation in Manufacturing’, Neeraj Athalye, VP- Innovation & Digital Business, SAP India asserted that a massive change is happening in the market. He stressed that although India has traditionally been a laggard in adopting technology, currently there is a lot of enthusiasm regarding disruptive technologies. He highlighted the different kind of use cases that are emerging for Industry 4.0, such as usage of wearables for connecting workers with machine. He further asserted that up till now people on the shop floor and IT have worked in silos. However, for Industry 4.0 to be successful, they have to come together. Umesh Pai B, MD, EPLAN Software and Services shared a presentation on Digital Twin – Single Source of Truth. He underlined the importance of cre-

(L-R) Neeraj Athalye, VP- Innovation & Digital Business, SAP India; Umesh Pai B, MD, EPLAN Software and Services; Girish Rao, MD, HARTING India; and Ulrich Doll, Head of Project Management, Zimmer ating a twin for every product while implementing Industry 4.0 in the shop floor. He said that digital is the way to go for Industry 4.0 as integrity of the data is most critical thing for Industry 4.0 to be successful. In another insightful presentation, Girish Rao, MD, HARTING India showcased the advantages of embracing Industry 4.0 in the company’s own production unit in Germany. He said the results have been encouraging and phenomenal. The company now has more visibility into the wear and tear of the machine and CO2 emission level per part. It has registered reduced downtime and enhanced inventory

The symposium saw active participation from the industry

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management. The symposium also included a presentation on ‘Implementation of Industry 4.0 in India’ by Ravi Agarwal, MD, Pepperl & Fuchs Factory Automation. He highlighted how the country can benefit by harnessing automation in the manufacturing sector and become a preferred destination of global companies to realize the Make in India initiative of the Indian Government. In his presentation on challenges on the way to Industry 4.0, Sanjay Kulkarni, Managing Director, Pilz India highlighted the data safety and security of the systems and solution offered by Pilz India. Unlike other speakers who mostly covered on the digital part of the Industry 4.0, speakers from Schaeffler Group and Zimmer made their presentation on the physical part of the Industry 4.0. Pramod Francis talked about the Schaeffler Smart EcoSystem for Machine Tool, while Ulrich Doll spoke on Zimmer’s Innovative 4.0 products for handling and clamping Technology. The daylong symposium concluded with a Hi-tea and B2B session which offered a good interaction and networking opportunity for both the audience and the participating companies.


Our vision is to be a world class organization Part of the highly successful and well known Birla Group, Birla Precision Technologies Limited is an organization with huge expertise in manufacturing a wide range of high speed steel cutting tools. In an extensive interview, Vedant Birla, Chairman and Managing Director, Birla Precision Technologies Limited, tells us how his company has become a force to reckon with in India, Edited excerpts from the interview: Q. Being one of the key players in the industry, please take us through your company’s journey from inception. Please also share with us some of the key milestones achieved? Birla Precision Technologies Limited (BPTL) is composed of 5 divisions. The first, Indian Tool Manufacturers (ITM), is a division of Birla Precision Limited. This was created in the year 1937, and this company manufactures and supplies high speed steel cutting tools in India. Intensive R&D is ingrained in ITM’s operation and culture on a continuous basis which allows it to come up with products to cater the demand of innovative products both in the Indian market, as well as the global market. ITM ‘s products are well known as “Dagger Brand”. These products are produced using the finest quality high speed steel which conform to stringent worldwide benchmarks. These products are currently exported to the European and American markets apart from being sold in Indian market using a wide distribution network. Next is the Tool Holder division. Birla Precision Technologies Ltd, the erstwhile Birla Kennametal Ltd was established in 1986, as a joint venture between Kennametal, a US $4 billion conglomerate and Birla Precision and was called Birla Kennametal. Here, we manufacture tool holders and collets among others in this division. This company caters to the international JUNE 2018 |

market –USA, Germany and APAC, and in recent times to the Far East including China -- supplying rotating tool holders in AT3 class. Besides, this division also sells in domestic market in a large way to all major customers. Our Casting, Machining and Automotive division fabricates Castings, and Auto Components. This division was erstwhile Birla Perucchini, a JV with Perucchini spa, Italy. Big league names like Honeywell, Sundram

Mr. Vedant Birla Chairman and Managing Director Birla Precision Technologies Limited


Fasteners and Cummins trust and rely on us for high quality products. Precision Components division is a 100% exports division, which manufactures engine components, shafts, etc. for various Automotive clients abroad. It is just now getting into the domestic market.

Q. Please brief us about the company’s infrastructure & the key technology alliances in place? We have four plants located Maharashtra – one in Nashik & three plants in Aurangabad. We have 11 branch offices across India & a distribution network of 300+ dealers across India. Technology alliances were made through our 2 joint ventures Kennametal, USA for the tool holders division and Perucchini spa, Italy for the Automotive division. We regularly work on new designs and serve customers through our Application Engineering dept, making Custom Solutions for individual customers.

Q. What are some of the key products manufactured by your company? We manufacture high quality extensive range of high speed steel cutting tools in various grades (M2, M35, M42, & T42) and a catalogue product range of various types of Drills, an assortment of Milling Cutters, Reamers, Taps, Tool Bits and Files. All these products are manufactured in our cutting tool division. We have recently added a high end product range “PANTHER” taps and drills to give better solutions to our customers. We have successfully launched PM Taps and Through Coolant Taps to our esteemed customers under the brand name “TORPEDO”. Very soon, we will be now launching the NINJA Brand Taps and Drills to fulfill the demand of the Indian market. We manufacture Rotating Tool Holders, Collets, Pull Stud, and Work Holding Mandrels in our Tool Holder division besides Diaphragm Chuck, Adapter Plates, Right Angular Head, Rotary coolant Adapters, Speeder Units, Custom Indexable and Multi-Spindle Heads. In

the Auto division, we make Fuel Injection Systems, Hydraulic Components and Engine Components like Turbo Chargers, Housings etc.

Q. What is your marketing strategy for India? Our primary focus is to directly connect with new actual users and increase more business with channel partners. We will also extend our service to potential customers thereby moving towards being a preferred supplier and partner. We are also focusing on SMEs. Most of the sale in this segment happens through a strong dealer network. With over 300 dealers across India, we have one of the largest dealer networks in the entire domestic industry. Further, we have recently increased our number of branches and the sales team, which has helped us get more feet on the street.

Q. Product innovation through R&D is vital to be a leader. What is your company’s perspective on R&D? We aim to spend around 1 -2 percent of our revenue on R&D activities. We have an in-house cell that basically does Application Engineering, Project Engineering and Custom Solutions. So we take the design of customers and provide them with a better CPC or better quality tools by improving the tool design and materials. We have termed this initiative as a Value Selling initiative with the aim of making our customers more competitive.

Q. Quality standards are benchmarked by product performance. Please brief us on how do you maintain quality standards from solution development to implementation? On a quarterly basis, we conduct benchmarking exercises of our product. We do this by comparing our product with the best products in the market, and also with all our peers. We have a process to develop new products which requires the product to be passed / approved through different screens. There is also a Mak-

er-Checker system in place. Finally, this product needs to score or win on a CPC basis.

Q. How do you see the current market scenario? The market is getting stabilized after GST implementation. The effects of major reforms are yet to take place which could prove to be an important factor for growth. Additionally, the auto industry seems to be on a favorable trend, which should help us.

Q. What are the key technological trends that are driving the industry? We are already at the verge of Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. Using IoT, cyber-physical systems communicate and cooperate with each other and with humans in real time, and via the Internet of Services, both internal and cross-organizational services are offered and used by participants of the value chain.

Q. How do you perceive the future of the industry? Technology will drive the industry in future and will hold the key in the long run. Industry competition will definitely grow, but this will only help to benefit the customer and supplier in a greater context. Power will move to the customer. Further, there is the looming switchover to the electric vehicles imminent now. Eco-friendly vehicles, autonomous driving, using AI in the car etc, will be the key trends that will influence the industry.

Q. What is your vision for your company in the near future? Our vision is to be a world class organization and a global supplier with unwavering focus on our customers and offering in terms of value chain and quality of products. In the long run, we want to be recognized as a world leader in total engineering solutions. | JUNE 2018


Setting Sights On Spiralling Demand For Sintered Components In this interview with Huned Contractor, Sintercom India Limited’s Managing Director Jignesh Raval elaborates about how the growing demand for sintered components in the automotive industry has given the company a tremendous boost


intercom India Ltd. is one of the leading automotive sintered components manufacturer located in Pune. The company specializes in manufacturing medium to high-density sintered components for automotive engines, powertrains and exhaust systems as well as sensor components for its customers. The company’s product portfolio includes drivetrain gears, engine sprockets, pulleys, crankshaft bearing journals, transmission gears and synchro hubs, as well as ABS rings and hot exhaust gas oxygen sensor (HEGO) bosses and flanges. In its recently declared financial results for the year ended March 31, 2018, the company has posted revenues of Rs 74.56 crore with EBITDA of Rs 17.68 crore as against Rs 13.11 crore last year, up by 34.8%. Its PAT is Rs 5.45 crore as against Rs 1.27 crore last year, up by 330.8%. In the following interview, Jignesh Raval offers insights into the company’s operations and its strategy for future growth:

Q. Could you brief us about the company’s journey so far? Sintercom was established in the year 2007 and commercial production started in the year 2010. Today, we are one of the leading automotive sintered components’ manufacturers. Sintercom entered into a joint venture with Miba Group in 2011, one of the global leaders in sintering technology. Miba Sinter is close to Euro 400 million globally. Starting with stainless steel HEGO boss products, we can now proudly say that we are the leaders in the manufacturing of sintered synchro hubs. Sintercom specializes in manufacturing medium to high-density sintered components

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broadly be classified into the following: engine, transmissions, and body and chassis stainless steel parts. The engine product portfolio includes engine drive gears, chain sprockets, belt pulleys, cam-to-cam gears and engine shaft bearing caps for engines ranging from 800 – 2,000 cc. We manufacture a broad range of components for transmissions hubs from 60 N/M to 400 N/M for both petrol and diesel vehicles. Sintercom has also specialized as a stainless steel sintered parts manufacturer. These are used in the exhaust application of the vehicle.

Q. Could you provide details of the production infrastructure and capacities for various products? Mr. Jignesh Raval Managing Director Sintercom India Limited for automotive engine, powertrain and exhaust systems. Since its inception, it has been committed to create awareness of the sintering process and focuses on automotive components and drivetrain parts. We provide our global customers with high-value proposition of high volume, high precision and low cost components, tailored to their specific requirements. In terms of achievements, we were honoured with the Best Supplier Award for design and development by Maruti Suzuki Ltd. in 2015. In the year 2018, the company has been listed on NSE Emerge.

Q. Could you elaborate about the product portfolio?

Sintercom’s products portfolio can

Sintercom has one of the best in-class production facilities located at its Pune plant. The equipments are the best available in the industry. For example, we have installed various compaction machines ranging from 70 MT to 500 MT. Further, the company has installed sintering furnaces with a total capacity of 1,980 MT as of March 2018. Currently, the company has added a new furnace of 1,600 MT to meet our customers’ demands.

Q. What is the engineering expertise that the company provides to its clients or what is the USP of the products? Sintercom is market leader in sintered synchronizer hubs and that is our biggest USP. We convert high-strength synchro hubs from forged to PM sintered parts. We also offer high-strength sprockets and pulleys for diesel engines, high-strength and wear-resistant cam gears for diesel engines; light-

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Q. Could you name some of your leading clients? The list of esteemed customers of Sintercom includes leading automotive OEMs like Maruti Suzuki Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Bajaj Auto Ltd., Fiat India, Hyundai Motors, etc. These major customers contribute close to 90% of our revenues. Other than these OEMs, Sintercom also supplies to Tier I suppliers like Schaeffler Group, Divgi Warner, KHM Drive Systems and Sona Steering.

Q. What is the size of the market for sintered components in India and how will it shape up in the coming years? Based on the data published by PMAI, approximately 4 kilograms of sintered components are used in a vehicle in India whereas the same goes up to 12 kilograms in Europe and Japan. This in itself speaks of the huge potential this market offers. Based on the market study and reports from CRISIL, when we consider these 4 kilograms of the sintered component, the sintered product market is close to Rs 900 crore. And this is only about the organised segment market. Based on the expected increase in the PV segment, this market has the potential to double its size in the next three years. By 2020, this market has

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Q. What are the reasons for the company having done financially well in the last fiscal? The major growth drivers for the company include improvement in sales at 15% year-on-year during the financial year. Meanwhile, various new development projects with key customers have received approvals and we have also received schedules to start commercial production. These parts have added to the topline. Further, reduction in the operating costs and special freight costs have contributed to an increase in the profitability of the company.

press capacity to 12 million strokes per annum from 9.45 million strokes per annum. We propose to maintain average plant capacity utilisation at a given point of time below 75-80%. Our long-term strategy is to enhance customer base and product base with mandate for compliance with BS VI norms by the year 2020 and integration of the new technology of metal injection moulding along with improving our functional efficiencies.

Q. What about exports? Q. What are your expansion plans for the coming year? Our strategy for expansion over a short-term period would include the expansion of our existing capacity at our plant located at Talegaon in Pune. Typically, the order booked for the company is one yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s firm order plus two yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; tentative schedule. Based on the order book, we plan to increase the capacity on the compaction press and the sintering process phase-wise. In the current year we have increased the sintering furnace capacity from 1,980 MT per annum to 3,600 MT per annum. On a parallel track, during the year 2018-19 we propose to increase the compaction

Sintercom has good potential available for export as well. However, currently the company is focused on the domestic market owing to high demand for its products from our Indian OEM customers. The company will look at the potential of extending its customer profile overseas in the next 2-3 years.

Q. Does the company engage in research and development programs? Could you cite some of the recent innovations? Sintercom has an in-house dedicated research and development team. The main focus of this team is continuous improvement by way of technological innovations. The company has provided many value-addition propositions to its customers, which have helped them to improve their product efficiency and make their products cost-effective. One of the recent examples is of using Miba DenscalÂŽ technology wherein we have eliminated the grinding operation and have also improved the product quality.


COBOTS: Revolutionizing the Indian Industry In this interview with Huned Contractor, Universal Robots’ General Manager-South Asia, Pradeep David, elaborates about the Indian industry’s move towards deploying robots and cobots to help increase productivity and efficiency and how the human-robot interface is gaining momentum Q. Could you brief us about Universal Robots and its global presence?

Pradeep David General Manager-South Asia, Universal Robots

Universal Robots is a part of Teradyne Inc., headquartered in Odense, Denmark and was officially founded in 2005. We have a presence in 50 countries. In 2010, the company expanded its operations to include all of Europe and in 2011 we entered the Asian market. In 2014, we established a subsidiary in Barcelona, Spain and in 2015 a new subsidiary for the APAC region was opened in Singapore. In 2016, Universal Robots opened its regional offices in Delhi and Bangalore in India, Munich in Germany and Prague in the Czech Republic. We established our Sri Lanka and Bangladesh operations in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

Q. What type of products do you offer and how can they benefit industries? Universal Robots is a leading manufacturer of advanced user-friendly and light industrial collaborative robotic arms (cobots). Our cobots are best known to automate virtually anything;

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from assembly to painting, picking and placing screw driving, labelling, packing, polishing, gluing, dispensing, deburring, grinding, welding, palletizing, machine tending and injection moulding, and whatever other tasks you can think of. They can be implemented virtually in any industry and by any operator without special robotic training. They work as a ‘helping hand’ that helps the workforce in carrying out monotonous tasks, thus resulting in increasing productivity and efficiency. The primary goal of Universal Robots is to empower workers by enabling them with smart manufacturing solutions which involves the utilisation of collaborative robots’ technology and automation. The human-robot collaboration is different from traditional robots. The idea is for humans and robots to be inter-dependent and achieve what each of them does best, safely. These cobots provide an added incentive to the workforce as consistent quality production is possible with human supervision. Universal Robots’ technology is making automation accessible to all types and sizes of business. The opportunities are endless. Our cobots can be programmed in minutes thanks to the intuitive touch-screen user interface and innovative programming methods. Its design and technology allows manufacturers to automate their existing production lines without the need to overhaul their production layout. For instance, SMEW Textile Machinery (P) Ltd., that manufactures textile machinery since 1958, collaborated with Universal Robots and deployed their first UR10 robotic arm in January 2017. The UR cobots are used for ‘pick



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and place’ application. This was a new addition to the workforce but the simplicity and operator-friendly features of the cobots made the completion of tasks easier and faster. This has been deployed for 24-hour production and has enabled them to continue unmanned production after factory working hours. After the addition of the cobot to their manufacturing line, SMEW realised that their production had increased from 30 pieces per week to 80-90 pieces per week – a 300% boost in production over a brief period of eight months. The staff too is extremely satisfied with their new co-worker as the cobot is easy to program according to their requirements.

Q. Are your robotic products suitable for small scale industries? Indian SMEs are always ready to accept and acquire new technologies, new business ideas and automation in industrial and allied sectors. The advent of advanced technology is opening newer channels for SME businesses across several sectors. Technology and innovation is playing a pivotal role in the growth and development of SMEs in India. For every industry, automating the last 20% of a production line is the most expensive part. Human–robot collaboration (HRC) is necessary to make automation affordable for the SMEs. In India, our primary focus is on the SME sector and we are constantly working to make robotic technologies accessible to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). According to a PwC survey of manufacturers, 59% of SMEs have invested heavily in automation and robotics technology. Cobots create tremendous advancements in industrial processes. They can be programmed by operators, adding tremendous flexibility to meet human problem-solving needs. Further, cobots give SME manufactures the opportunity to grow in measured steps so that they can maintain competitiveness in a global land-

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scape without taking risks. SMEs have a need of protecting their IP (intellectual property) – it’s a small competitive advantage they have developed through home-grown means. Since cobots are easy to operate, IP can be retained within the manufacturing industries or companies, without hiring external consultants for the automation process. This phenomenon can be evidently seen in Aurolab, an SME that handles eye care systems and is associated with Aravind Eye Care Systems, Tamil Nadu. Through use of superior and innovative human-robot collaborative technology, the production improved from 150 to 10,000 intra-ocular lenses (IOL) per day. Aurolab has seen a 15% increase in the annual product output.

Q. Do you think robotics along with AI is posing challenges to employment? We don’t thinks that robotics along with AI is posing challenges to employment. Collaborative robots or cobots help in creating, not losing jobs. Instead of replacing human and causing job loss, collaborative robots helps companies in expanding operations, thereby creating job opportunities. Cobots help compa-

nies to expand multifold, thus creating jobs and many more opportunities at the supervisory level. One of the biggest advantages that collaborative robots bring to the workplace is their ability to take over more repetitive and mundane tasks in order to free up employees for more engaging activities. As a consequence, many businesses report higher job satisfaction amongst their staff, as well as opportunities for them to diversify their tasks and further develop their skills. When automation takes over some of the more mundane, repetitive and physically demanding aspects of production once performed solely by humans, employees become free to perform more nuanced responsibilities and can be trained in other areas of the business such as machine operation or quality control, just to name a few. Employees who are tasked with more challenging and engaging assignments are more likely to feel satisfaction in their roles, leading to loyalty, retention and more meaningful contributions to the company. Increased productivity for manufacturers leads to greater profit and, in turn, opportunities for growth and job creation. Robots and automa-

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tion will increasingly shape the way we work in the future with enormous potential for improvements in productivity, increased national competitiveness as well as improved quality and remuneration of the workforce.

Q. How do you see India’s present position in this area compared to advanced countries? The robotics industry is comparatively a new one in India and there is no denying that the new robotic technologies are all set to change the way things are done in industries in which they are being implemented. All the entrepreneurs are clearly optimistic about the use of robotics in various industrial segments and its future in India. We are in an age where the application of next-generation automation is doing more than we ever thought possible, impacting individuals and businesses, in many instances without even being noticed. A new generation of collaborative robots ushers in an era of shepherding robots out of their cages and literally function hand-in-hand with human workers who train them through physical demonstration. Especially for small and mid-sized manufacturers, a question is arising sooner than most probably expected: If prices keep declining and capabilities of robotic technologies keep expanding, is now the time to hire some automated help?” Indeed, many have already answered this question. Cobots hit the Indian manufacturing sweet-spot since they permit human-robot collaboration. This technology is expected to grow at a CAGR of 60% for the next several years as SMEs begin to adopt this path-breaking technology that improves productivity and quality dramatically – safely. It is expected to see a positive

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growth in the efficiency of the supply of the products, along with stability in employment rates. The workers must cohabitate with robots as human interaction is necessary for automation to succeed at affordable costs. The rapidly advancing technology and people will not be competing for work but cooperate to revolutionize the Indian manufacturing industry.

Q. What about ‘Make in India’? Do you manufacture products in India? All our cobots are manufactured and assembled in Denmark. The Denmark plant has a capacity of producing and stocking 33,000 cobots. Though we don’t manufacture in India, we believe that the deployment of these cobots can be a successful venture for Indian manufacturers as they can be programmed by operators, thereby adding tremendous flexibility to meet human problem-solving needs and also ensure a safer environment for the employees. Experts say that the ‘Make in India’ initiative will be a bigger success with the help of cobots as India has great potential in manufacturing. With the intent

of scaling up our business and network in the country, the management is now looking to actively facilitate manufacturing activities in India, thus aligning its vision with the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Q. What are the company’s future plans? We see immense potential in the Indian market. We are looking for more opportunities and feel that there is good scope that can be explored with the help and cooperation of the government and manufacturers. We are also growing our team and have an ever-increasing pan-Indian distribution network. We foresee more industries and sectors to start deploying our cobots because we feel it is the next generation of automation adoption and for countries like India this is the right time to start deploying advanced robotics technology. Moreover we will be increasing our distributor network globally, as well as in India, to provide better assistance to our current customers and to reach out to prospective customers in a better way.


World over the most successful firms are the ones that build their business on the foundation of quality in products as well as services: P.D. Pant, Metal Power Metal Power Analytical (India) founded by Mr. P.D. Pant in 1987, provides a comprehensive range of products and services to meet the analytical needs of metal industries. The company’s product portfolio spans Laboratory Optical / Atomic Emission Spectrometers, Mobile Spectrometers, Hydrogen analyzers for molten Aluminium, Certified Reference Materials, Sample Preparation Machines for spectrometers as well as a wide range of accessories. Its Laboratory Division also offers services in Material Analyses and Proficiency Testing for other laboratories. The Company has over 25 years of experience serving the needs of ferrous and non-ferrous metal industries and has its presence in 35 countries across 5 continents including North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Mr. P.K.Balasubbramaniian converses with Mr. Pant to understand Metal Power from close quarters and get more insights into the engineering acumen and inventive spirit of the company which is already known for its customer centricity. Excerpts: Q. You are a name to reckon with in Analytical Instrumentation. What precisely is your niche?

Mr. P.D. Pant, Managing Director, Metal Power Analytical (India) Pvt. Ltd.

(acquisition and maintenance) have dropped dramatically. This has had another big impact, where vacuum optics are no longer used. Today, virtually all new OES use Argon-optics – which result in lower capital costs, lower noise, lower energy and maintenance costs as well as improved stabilization times and reliability. This is not to discount other improvements of course. Some of these are the use of digital current-controlled power sources, FPGA technology and the capabilities that software systems offer. These have resulted in far smaller and lighter OES while also adding a host of analytical facilities that were earlier unthinkable.

ly high-end needs. The advancement in CCD and CMOS have led to a complete change. From ~5% of the market then, ~95% of the market today is dominated by CCD/CMOS detector spectrometers. Indeed, today these detectors offer the highest-end features and the lowest of detection limits. This has seen spectrometer performance improve rapidly across the board – while size and costs

From a user standpoint, the biggest changes have been: • OES are much smaller, lighter and less expensive to acquire and maintain; • LODs are far lower, with even entry-level OES now offering much lower limits; • Stability and precision are far superior today;

We specialize in the analysis of metals. In this field, we have two key areas of focus at present. The first is arc-spark optical emission spectrometry (OES), where we offer the world’s widest range of arc-spark OES. The other is the measurement of Hydrogen content in Molten Aluminium. In both the fields, we have patents to our credit, which we leverage to offer superior technical and economic performance.

Q. You have been in the business for over 25 years now. What are the technological advances that have impacted the industry? As with any industry, the last 25 years have seen a number of innovations and developments that have transformed the industry. In ours, quite definitely the most influential has been the advent of CCD (charge-coupled device) and CMOS (Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor) detectors as the detectors of choice. Till the late 1990s, PMT (Photomultiplier Tube) detectors were accepted as the only type that could meet real-

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• Add elements, bases & matrices without having to modify hardware – even post-purchase; • Analytical features include melt addition programs, master alloy calibrations etc.; • Thin foil analysis, fine wire analysis etc. • Last, but not least, the entry of Metal Power into this field in 2004 has made a huge impact in terms of much higher capability spectrometers even at entry-levels.

Q. What are the end-to-end solutions you offer to the metal industry? When it comes to metal industries, we offer end-to-end solutions for chemical analysis of metals. Firstly, our OES – the higher-end ones in particular – analyse every element possible – including the gaseous ones like Nitrogen, Oxygen& Hydrogen. This reduces the need for separate gas analyzers! Then, we offer all the associated equipment that laboratories may need, including high-quality Sample Preparation Machines, Sampling Moulds, Argon Purifiers, adapters for various types of samples and most importantly, Certified Reference Materials (CRMs). Through our Laboratory division – which is NABL-accredited – we offer a wide range of CRMs, which are needed by OES users for validating instrument performance. Further, we also offer Proficiency Testing (PT) Services which are needed by Labs as part of their NABL requirements. We also offer services to Laboratories that wish to obtain NABL accreditation to assist them in setting up their infrastructure and processes in a compliant manner.

Q. What are the different value propositions you offer to the foundry segment? We offer the widest range of OES – with each tailored to meet specific needs.

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For the foundry sector, this means that we’ve designed tailored models that cater to the needs of: • Start-ups, where budget is scarce, and testing needs are limited; • Mid-range models – where testing needs have expanded, but budgets are tight; these models offer the analysis of 25 – 35 elements including all key alloying and trace elements – including Nitrogen and Boron, apart from the routine ones like C, S, P, etc. These feature lower detection limits too – going down to the region of 5 – 15 ppm for most elements • High-end models: These cater to large firms where quality is of paramount importance; these offer the analysis of 45+ elements including virtually every element on the periodic table! They also offer high-end features like single (1 ppm) and sub-ppm (<1 ppm) detection limits, time-resolved spectroscopy, soluble-insoluble analysis, etc. For all our customers, we also offer a unique value proposition as a vendor in that we are fully indigenous and have all our Research as well as Service fully in-house. All our Service engineers are fully on-roll and technically trained. They are accountable directly to the MD and the reporting tree ends with the MD, ensuring that each and every customer is assured of the highest level of service – and also direct access right up to our MD if he is dissatisfied in any way! Further, as our R&D-cum-Applications Lab is fully in-house, we also routinely offer custom developments to any customer that needs it. This ranges from the development of customized analytical programs to software applications and even linkage of our system to larger plant-management systems that clients may run. Our value proposition is to offer all our clients the lowest TCO

(Total Cost of Ownership) in the world – through tailored products and service and support that not just meets, but exceeds every expectation!

Q. Does quality obsession help in enhancing the bottom-line? Absolutely. The world over, in every field you care to evaluate, the most successful firms are the ones that build their business on the foundation of quality – in products as well as services. From Tata to Patanjali to Bharat Forge to Menon Pistons, no business leader can be faulted as neglecting quality. This applies equally to foundries as well. Focusing on quality yields three direct benefits, all of which impact the bottom-line heavily: a) Reduce the cost of rejections and rework – Rejections and rework cause drop in productivity in all cases and if it’s an external rejection also cause a negative impact on customer and market reputation. Eliminating these directly improves bottom-line as you reduce the cost of labour and operations, while also increasing output! b) Save on expensive alloying elements – When you focus on quality with the right setup, you can control your melt far more precisely. Aiming for the lower limits on expensive alloying elements (like Ni, Cu) directly saves costs while not impacting price as customer / grade specifications will accept any value in the entire range! Thus, margins increase for the same product – all of which go straight to the bottom-line; c) One gets better customers! – This is self-evident. The best customers look for the best vendors – and the best products almost invariably command the better price! Furthermore, with the right Quality Control and Quality Assurance setup, one is better placed to develop high-end alloys which command a far higher unit price – while the raw material costs remain largely similar. This,


again, directly improves the bottom-line All this is of course, without looking at the very basic fact that more and more buyers today conduct vendor audits and evaluations that do take a critical look at the quality infrastructure and capability of the vendor. If one is lacking on this of course, one misses out on business as a whole hitting not only the bottom-line, but also the top-line!

Q. Could you enlighten us on your range of products and offerings? Our range of offerings could be summarized as below: • OES:As mentioned earlier, we offer the world’s widest range, from the entry-level Spartan models through the mid-range N-series and Metavision-1008i and the high-end Metavision-1008i3 and Metavision-10008X; • H-Scan: This measures the Hydrogen content in Molten Aluminium. Fully traceable analysis is offered with class-leading accuracy in <3 minutes! This makes the product truly invaluable to quality-focused Aluminium foundries; • CRMs: Certified Reference Materials (solid metal) for Spectrometers. Our NABL Accreditation makes us the

only accredited solid metal CRM manufacturers in all of Asia! • Essential accessories: These include sample preparation machines, Argon purifiers, long-life sampling moulds, various kinds of adapters, safety modules for lab equipment and other items essential for running an OES laboratory.

Q. Could you single out a product from your range which can be named an ‘engineering marvel’? This is a lot like a parent being asked to name their favourite child! Each model we offer carries something unique. In fact, most of our models are only developed once we are clear that we have a patentable / patented idea that it is based on, making it capable of offering something that nobody else can offer or offering class-leading performance at a dramatically lower TCO! That said, if forced to choose one, I would probably highlight the Metavision-10008X. This is the first OES in the world to be fully CCD-based and yet offers every single high-end feature available. It features the best of the CCD advantages – including being compact, rugged and economical, while also offering features no CCD OES has ever offered before, such as Time Resolved Spectroscopy, Soluble-Insoluble analysis,

Metavision 10008X: The first optical emission spectrometry (OES) in the world to be fully CCDbased and yet offers every single highend feature available.

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sub-ppm detection limits and analysis of even “difficult to analyse” elements like Oxygen, Nitrogen, Carbon, Sulphur, etc. down to as low as 1 ppm! Covering the entire usable spectrum, this OES is technically capable of analyzing virtually every element on the periodic table.

Q. How do you contribute to and raise the standards of material analysis and proficiency testing in the industry? We continuously strive on two fronts in this matter: • We are constantly focused on assessing customer needs and making instruments, applications, software features and testing programs that meet stated and unstated customer needs; • We constantly interface with industry – through forums like IIF and ASM as well as our own seminars, etc. – with a focus on increasing industry awareness about the need for product quality, the benefits of quality improvement and the options available to users today to enhance the quality of their work.

Q. Who are your major customers? We have about 1,700 customers today and each is special in their own way. Several have multiple units we’ve supplied to them and it would take an age to list them all. Some of our more easily recognizable customers are Tata Steel, Sterlite, Godrej & Boyce, GIRDA, CMERI, Modern Malleables, Tekno Valves, Gestamp, Hyderabad Castings and others of this ilk.

Q. Please throw some light on your export performance. Exports have emerged as a focus area for us in the last few years and we’ve seen rapid growth on this front. Today, something like 30% of our production is exported and this proportion is increasing annually. Overall, we have now got a


presence in something like 35 countries overseas spread across five continents – with just Australia and (rather obviously) Antarctica missing!

Q. How crucial is service in your business? What’s your marketing and service set-up? Service is mission-critical. What we offer is capital equipment – it lasts for decades and is mission-critical for production. As such, high uptime is a must – and high uptime can only be assured through high-class preventive maintenance and high-quality service. Moreover, nothing is “fail-proof”; therefore, regardless of the quality of product and maintenance, it is also critical for a vendor to offer easily accessible and rapid support in case of any kind of failures – and also to be able to afford rapid turnaround for spares / consumables when needed! Our setup is fully in-house. We have around 30 service personnel located strategically across the country (14 locations across all the Regions) to be able to ensure that each customer is assured of rapid support whenever needed.We have Regional Managers for each of the four regions of the country, to ensure more granular management of service, and the Central team based at our HO in Mumbai oversees nationwide operations. Additionally, we operate a Central Helpdesk for complaint logging, telephonic support and online support. All of this is also supported with the fact that our Service team has access to even our R&D personnel in specific instances where support may be needed to resolve unique demands.

Q. What are your major strengths? Our three most major strengths are: Research and innovation: we can support any and every kind of customer through any and every type of analytical need – pre-purchase as well as at any time through the product lifecycle;

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Metavision 108N+: A versatile model ideal for analyzing all types of metals and alloys

Quality of Products and Services: We are fully ISO-certified in our business – including for our Service setup! Our products are built to the most exacting standards and our service is tasked with achieving customer delight (not just satisfaction); Customer-proximity: We remain committed to our core values – the most fundamental of which is our commitment to customer delight. We leave no stone unturned in our quest to meet customer expectations – and often go well beyond even the written word to ensure that no customer is left wanting for lack of effort from our side.

Q. What are the dynamics of the industry, and the challenges ahead for you? The industry is continuing to evolve.

in our field, innovation in our own country remains limited to us with the competition really coming only from overseas players. Among the international players, there’s been dramatic change. Our entry and our commitment to offering economic value-addition with a great value proposition, has seen these players dramatically drop prices, thus displaying just how much they were ‘milking’ the market in the past! Now, faced with a product and value proposition that is superior to theirs, they’re resorting to the final bet – dropping price! Indeed, some have even used their deep pockets to try a strategy of under-cutting our prices! The market could therefore be classed as more competitive than ever before. Retaining our position as marketleaders has therefore required us to push the boundaries of innovation as never before – and is a challenge to which we’ve responded with gusto! Globally, the market has seen consolidation. There are now very few large players that remain committed to the market – and I’m pleased to say that we are one of them! Moving forward, the challenge for us will be to continue development apace – continuously delivering new offerings and setting new benchmarks in the market for what value an OES can add. Moreover, of course, we continue our research into newer areas of technology as well, something that will bear fruit in the second half of this financial.

Q. What’s your vision for Metal Power? Our vision remains that of being the partner of choice globally for firms looking for analytical instruments that we manufacture. We aim to be technology-leaders in each area we enter and to serve each of our customers in a manner that sets a new benchmark for the industry.


Ensuring ‘A’ Class Quality of Projects IRClass Systems And Solutions Indian Register of Shipping is recognized for its technical competence and experience in the maritime sector for more than 40 years.IRCLASS Systems And Solutions Pvt. Ltd. promoted by Indian Register of Shipping, provides Inspection Services since 1980.This expertise along with excellent safety record has enabled it to diversify into Third Party Inspection and Certification Services under IRCLASS Systems And Solutions Pvt. Ltd. IRCLASS helps its clients to find solutions to complexities associated with Quality, Health, Safety & Environment during CAPEX & OPEX stages of the entire project lifecycle starting from Planning, Designing, Procurement, Manufacturing, Construction, Testing, Commissioning & Operation. It has a network of 48 global offices - 24 in India and 24 outside India. Mr. Naresh Gupta, Senior Vice President & Head-Industrial Services gives a ringside view of IRCLASS and its capabilities and achievements in an interview with Mr. P.K. Balasubbramaniian. Excerpts:

Mr. Naresh Gupta Sr. Vice President & Head-Industrial Services, IRCLASS Systems And Solutions Private Limited (ISSPL)

[Mr. Naresh Gupta holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He is an ‘Approved Valuer’ and Life Member of the Institution of Valuers of India. He is also a ‘Chartered Engineer’ from Institution of Engineers India. He represents Inspection Bodies at National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) Board. Mr. Gupta began his career in 1983, working as Graduate Engineer Trainee, and then as Assistant Manager - Marketing (Special Projects) at Larsen & Toubro Limited in Mumbai.In 1991, he joined Caprihans India Limited as Senior Manager - Projects & Corporate Planning. He was promoted as General Manager in 1995, in charge of defining and implementing long-term business plans for the Group. In 1998 he joined Dodsal Limited, Mumbai, as General Manager - Business Development. His last assignment before joining ISSPL was with Bureau Veritas as Regional Chief Executive, South Asia Region for Industry & Facilities Division.]

Q, Could you give an overview of IRS? Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) is an international ship classification society. The not-for-profit entity was founded in 1975. IRS is a member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS). Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) is an international ship classification society. The not for

Q. IRCLASS is a well-known name in third party inspection and certification. What precisely is your niche? IRCLASS Systems and Solutions Pvt.

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Ltd. (ISSPL) is an organization promoted by Indian Register of Shipping. The two companies, IRS and ISSPL form the brand IRCLASS, which provides survey, inspection and certification services to the maritime and industrial sectors. IRCLASS is committed to promoting safe and environment-friendly engineering practices through its services to the business community.

Q. How would you describe the activities of your Industrial Services Division? IRS Industrial Services were started in 1980 and Certification Services in 1985. Our Industrial Services are accredited to


ISO 17020 as type ‘A’ inspection body by NABCB, while our Systems Certification Services are accredited to ISO 17021 by NABCB. Our GML Services are accredited to ISO 17025 by NABL while our Training Services are accredited to NABET for training courses. Our service portfolio covers Design Review / Appraisal, Third Party/Second Party Inspections, Expediting, Vendor Assessment / Capability Audits, Welders Qualification as per ASME , Material Testing, Instrumentation Calibration & Failure Analysis, Periodic / Statutory Inspection of Tanks / Vessels, Calibration, Detail Project Report, acting as Independent, Owner’s / Lender’s Engineer, Project Management Assistance, Field Quality Assurance, Quantity Verification & Certification , Construction Site Safety Coordination & Surveillance, Risk & Safety, Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Assessment, Condition assessment / Monitoring, RLA & FFS Analysis, Fire & Electrical Safety Audits, Energy & HVAC Audits, Failure Analysis, etc. We also impart training in Fire & Electrical Safety, Awareness on Condition Assessment / Monitoring, Renewable Energy and Non-Destructive Testing.

Q. Which are the industry segments you serve and who are your major clients? Broadly, the sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Power, Process, General Engineering, Energy & Utilities, Buildings & Infrastructure, Ports & Materials Handling, Government & Defence, etc. In Oil & Gas, we serve the upstream, mid-stream and downstream segments. In ONGC Mumbai, we are associated with the life extension of well platforms Project 1 & 2 involving modification/revamping of well platforms. These were started in Aug 2016 and are still on-going. In L & T Hydrocarbon project, we were involved in 3rd party inspection of Bassein development process platform

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The Glass House at Kundwada (Lakeside) in Davangere constructed for Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Ltd. IRCLASS scope of work was third party inspection of civil, steel & glass façade construction which was completed in 3 years. The total steel used was 120 T. in 15 countries. It went on from Feb 16 to Dec. 17. In Oil & Gas Midstream, we are currently involved in 3rd party inspection of 48” subsea crude and product pipeline and 5 SPMs at Dangote, Nigeria. This was started in jan 18 and is still ongoing. We have also done projects for HPCL during 2015-17. This was 3rd party inspection of rerouting of black oil pipeline (Mumbai-Pune-Solapur pipeline). We also accomplished an assignment for Scott & Wilson involving inspection of 9.6 km of submarine pipeline diversion works under Colombo port expansion project during 2009-2012. Coming to Downstream, we have done several projects for Dangote Refinery, Nigeria (on-going); Optech Engineering, Tanzania; BPCL, Essar, Uhde India, etc. to name a few. At Optech it is design review and stage-wise inspection of 5,000 m3 LPG storage hortonspheres. The BPCL project involved 3rdparty inspection of hydrant refueling systems of 7 km ATF pipeline, while at Essar, it was TPI of pressure vessels at vendors’ place for the Vadinar Refinery Expansion Project. For Uhde India, it was design review & site QA/QC of floating roof tank for ammonia storage at -35 deg. C.

Q. Could you give brief details of your contribution to the Power Sector? In Power, we are involved in all sourc-

es including thermal, nuclear, solar, wind and hydro-electric. We have an on-going contract with BHEL Trichy for TPI of boiler & structural components. Similarly, we do TPI of components, equipment and raw materials for Malwa TPP Phase II project for L&T Power. Shriram EPC, Reliance Infra, Ideal Energy & Projects are our customers from this segment. From the nuclear power, we serve BARC, IoT Infrastructure, L &T, Hindustan Dorr Oliver, ITER and Punj Lloyd. For ITER we do TPI of component cooling water system, chilled water system and heat rejection system. For Punj Lloyd we do TPI of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, piping & structural steel items. We have a number of assignments from the renewable energy segment. Vikram Solar, Mahindra Susten, Azure, Sterling & Wilson, McNally Bharat, Energon Solar, Adani Power, Reliance Sun Technique, Siemens Gamesa , Vestas, etc. are some of our customers. We are also involved in Power transmission & distribution. At PGCIL, Bangalore we do site QA/ QC for 400 kv DC transmission lines. For Mundra Port, we did inspection of transformers, cables, panels & switchgear at manufacturers’ end.

Q. You also have a prominent presence in Buildings & Infrastructure. Right? You are right. Building & Infrastructure is a very important segment for us.

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The spectrum coversroads & bridges, residential & commercial complexes, airports, irrigation, ports & waterways. The scope of our work includes QA/ QC of buildings & bridges. Some of our customers in this category are Afcons, JNPT, PCMC-Pune, DDA Delhi, CIDCO, MMRDA, ONGC Bhavan-Dehradun, Reliance Corporate Park-Ghansoli, DUDC-Davangere, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, HCC-Bogibeel Double Decker Bridge, Mumbai International Airport, Cochin Shipyard, IWAI, various ports in India, etc.

Q. Do you also serve strategic sectors like defence? Yes of course. We are working through Bharat Dynamics and are engaged in inspection of electrical & electronic items as well as booster & sustainer liners for Akash Missiles. We are also involved in inspection of rocket motor casing for program ‘AD’ which is ongoing from 2014. We are involved in warship material inspection at various vendors in India for GRSE, Kolkata. And at Mazaon Dock, Mumbai we do site QA/QC during submarine fabrication. We also interact with DRDO on loading system projects.

Q. Which is the most unique project accomplished by you? It is perhaps the Glass House constructed at Kundwada (Lakeside) in Davangere whose project owner is Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Ltd. The project took three years for completion (July 2015 to March 2018). Our scope of work was third party inspection of civil, steel & glass façade construction works at site. The length of the structure is 94.24 m; width 55.82, dia. of central circle 36.64 and the height of the structure is 18 m. 58 Pile foundations were used. And the total quantity of steel used was 120 ton. The type of glass used was 12 mm

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and 8 mm thick toughened glass. The facility is used for conducting agricultural exhibitions and for public use as garden/park.

Q. Which is the most outstanding project you have done? It is the Chenab Bridge being constructed for the Northern Railway - the world’s highest railway bridge. The project was started in 2005 and its expected completion is in Dec. 2019. The key technical data of the bridge goes like this: Deck height (above the river) : 359 m Bridge length: 1,315 m including the 650 m long viaduct on the northern side Arch span: 467 m Arch length: 480 m Our scope of work includes independent third party project quality monitoring of civil foundations and steel structures at both fabrication yards and project site.

Q. Your business is highly people oriented. Could you enlighten us on your people strength? We have a large pool of qualified, experienced and dedicated people with proven engineering mettle - 360 of them. They are hand-picked from different streams and disciplines like mechanical, electrical, metallurgy, civil, structural engineering, instrumentation and so on and trained to fit our competency matrix. Our qualification process is very stringent. They also acquire additional qualifications from AWS, API, ASNT, NACE, etc.

Q. What’s the completion period of each project? It is difficult to predict. It can be anywhere between a few weeks to a few months, depending on the volume and magnitude. To give you an example, The Chenab Bridge project, the world’s

highest railway bridge started in 2005, is still going on. We expect to complete it by end-2019. But in every project we try to save time, money and avoid reworking.

Q. What must be the head count of inspection assignments you have completed so far for various industry segments? We must have accomplished some 40,000 contracts, big and small, so far. And on an average we complete about 1,00,000 inspection interventions per year.

Q. What are the challenges involved in your line of business? Fragmented Market, pressure on price, young engineers not coming forward for core industry sectors, market dynamics like the slowdown experienced in the power sector investments, etc. are some of the challenges we have to wade through. However, we are quite agile, flexible and trim fit and resourceful to face them. Such bottlenecks seldom affect us.

Q. These days everyone talks of ‘Make in India’. What’s your catalytic contribution to ‘making in India’ with inbuilt quality, reliability and safety? We are commissioned to inspect, assess or monitor quality, compliance, reliability and safety in projects. And we commit this.

Q. How crucial is safety in buildings and construction? Safety is of paramount importance in plant & equipment, buildings and construction. Material testing and failure analysis of equipment and utilities has become an absolute must. NDT, both conventional and advanced, has become necessary in many industries and applications. Pressure vessels are periodically inspected for safety. Of


The world’s highest railway bridge (359 m above the river) under construction at Chenab. IRCLASS is involved in third party project quality monitoring of civil foundations and steel structures at both fabrication yard and project site. The project started in 2005 is expected to be completed in end-2019.

late, multinational banks, among others, have become precautious of fire safety and electrical safety. We do safety audit in buildings and construction sites. Safety of workmen in construction sites is a great concern. We also impart training in ‘Safety during Construction’ for the benefit of all concerned.

Q. How will the role of IRCLASS get redefined in the wake of the new fillip to economy and the impetus given to infrastructure development in the country? We are quite upbeat about the present and the future market. People are be-

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coming more and more concerned about quality, safety and reliability. Manufacturers too are quite conscious of the functional quality of the end-products which do conform to specifications. The only things we need to improve further are the finish & packaging. Companies are assessing the condition of existing plants. We find new constructions are more reliable. We play the regulatory part to ensure safety of LPG bullets and pressure vessels.

Q. Where will you be five years hence? Five years hence our turnover should

grow three-fold. Our employee strength should also go up to about 1000 people. We cannot grow with the existing products & services and markets. We have to look at new products and newer markets. We are a new entrant in the transmission line. Thermal power is losing its prominence. So we have made forays into renewable energy, especially solar. We need to have more and more experts to handle specialized fields. In order to serve the discerning customer tomorrow, we need to continue high level of compliance, integrity and customer centricity. We have to gear up to meet these emerging challenges.


Gala Precision’s Forte: Precise Surface Engineering Solutions


ala Precision, serving the industry for over 25 years, is a one stop solutions provider for surface finishing needs such as de-burring, finishing, washing and cleaning of components and parts. The company offers the whole gamut of machines, processing media, compounds and services for surface finishing and parts. Gala has capability to build large finishing & cleaning equipment for challenging needs of defence, atomic and aerospace sectors. The finishing machines are capable of achieving Ra value of 0.05 microns while precision parts cleaning machines are capable of achieving a Millipore value of less than 1mg.

can be of ceramic, porcelain, steel or plastic materials. Compounds are used with water with concentration levels of 5 to 10%. Gala offers standard and customised products to suit specific customer needs.

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The de-burring and surface finishing machines are used for mass finishing of metal, plastic, ceramic and rubber parts. Small parts weighing a few grams up to 25 Kg can be processed in a variety of machines available from Gala’s wide range of products. Use of de-burring and finishing machines is essential to achieve consistency and high production rates. In addition to finishing equipment, use of abrasive media and compounds is essential to achieve the desired process results. Abrasive media

The Vibratory finishing machine consists of a bowl lined with polyurethane material which is mounted on springs and uses vibratory motor and unbalanced weights to achieve gyroscopic motion to the workload. Vibratory finishing is used to achieve de-burring, edge radiusing, degreasing, de-scaling, polishing, mirror finishing and smoothening of a variety of components. This is the most common method used for de-burring and polishing of components which include sheet metal, machined,

The finishing machines are of different types. These are: • • • •

Vibratory finishing Centrifugal Barrel Finishing Disc Finishing Customised finishing systems Complete automation of surface finishing processes is possible by using component loading system, conveyors, vibratory trolleys and dosing system using PLC based control panels.

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Gala’s Disc Finishing Machine cast, forged and moulded parts. A wide range of components of Automotive, Aerospace, Defence and consumer products can be processed using vibratory finishing machines.

Gala offers the following types of Vibratory machines based on the shape of the working bowl. • Round Vibratory Finishing Machines are the most common type of machines used in manufacturing industry for a wide range of components. This machine can be used for small parts like rivets & screws to bigger parts like turbine blades. Gala offers machines from 70 to 1500 litre capacity. Standard and Auto Separation models are also available. • Spiral Machine is a modified version of Round vibratory finishing machine. This type of machine is used to ensure 100% separation of parts within a short time of 8 to 10 minutes. Due to the Spiral shape of bowl, the process efficiency is better as compared to round vibratory machine. Gala offers Spiral machines from 120 to 800 litre capacity. Spiral vibratory finishing machines are used for parts of bearing industry, brass valve bodies, furniture industry, etc.


• Elliptical Vibratory Finishing Machines are used where processing time is less than 10 minutes. This is used for removing light burrs and general finishing of small parts like bearing cages, ceramic insulation tiles, etc. Elliptical machines are available up to 250 litre capacity. • Trough Vibratory Finishing Machines are used for de-burring, degreasing and polishing of medium size parts like axles, shafts, rods, marble & granite tiles, turbine blades, aerospace parts, etc. Gala offers machines from 100 to 1200 litre capacity. • Segmented Machines are used for bigger parts to avoid part to part hitting while processing. Segments are provided to make compartments in working bowl where one or a few parts are loaded for finishing. Normally 3 to 8 compartments are provided. Gala offers segmented Round and trough vibratory finishing machines as per the customer needs. These machines are used for parts like machined aluminium die cast parts, parts of hydraulic industry and so on.

Centrifugal Barrel Finishing This is a more aggressive form of fin-

Multistage Ultrasonic Cleaning Equipment ishing as compared to Vibratory finishing. This machine uses 3 or 4 barrels mounted on turret assembly. The high rotation speed of turret results in high centrifugal forces which results in faster process. These machines are often used with variable frequency drives to adjust the rotational speed as per process need. The surface finish achieved with this process is more uniform and even. Such machines are used in various industry sectors like jewellery, bearing, compressor, automotive and aerospace. Centrifugal barrel finishing is capable of achiev-

ing high Ra values up to 0.06 microns for parts like textile rings, reed valves, bearing rollers, etc.

Centrifugal Disc Finishing This is the most aggressive form of surface finishing as compared to Vibratory finishing or Centrifugal barrel finishing. The resulting forces are at least 10 times higher as compared to Vibratory finishing process. This machine consists of a tub or housing with a rotating disc at bottom driven by electric motor. Complete automation is possible with component loading, separation trolleys, and media reloading using PLC -based controls. These machines are popular in processing parts like coin blanks, medical implants, fine blanked components and precision components of automotive & aerospace sector.

Customised Finishing Systems Completely automated finishing systems can be offered along with Vibratory finishing and Disc finishing equipment. Automation results in achieving higher production rates and process consistency. Fully automatic finishing systems can be offered using component loading

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system, separation equipment, compound dosing system, conveyors and PLC- based control panel. Customised systems are popular in applications like processing of coin blanks, medical implants, fine blanked parts, drive chain components, bearing rollers & cages and so on.

Parts Cleaning Parts cleaning is an essential process of the manufacturing industry. Parts cleaning equipment are used to remove all types of contaminants from the surfaces of components. Parts cleaning machines are used for degreasing, de-scaling, removing metallic burr or particles and other solid particles of contamination. Parts cleaning can be achieved by using Immersion, Spray and Ultrasonic Techniques or combination of these techniques. Gala offers complete range of aqueous parts cleaning equipment which includes Spray cleaning, Ultrasonic cleaning, Rotary screw, Single Chamber multi-process and customised machines. The company also builds customised machines which include Ultrasonic machines with material handling system, drying with centrifuge arrangement, Single piece flow and so on. It is capable of building large machines as big as 5000 iitre capacity Ultrasonic cleaning machine for very big parts and 60 feet long conveyorised washers. It offers machines suitable for batch & continuous production and also for Single piece flow lean production. Gala equipment are preferred for precision cleaning of parts of industries such as aerospace, automotive hydraulic, engineering, electronics and many others. Machines can be built to meet stringent requirements of achieving Gravimetric (Millipore or NAS standards) values of less than 1 mg and particle size as per class A for precision cleaning. Gala is indeed a one stop solutions provider for equipment and cleaning compounds.

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Galaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s comprehensive manufacturing range also includes spray cleaning machines up to 100 bar spray pressure. Spray cleaning machines are widely used for washing of components such as machined parts, stamped parts, cylinder heads, cylinder blocks, connecting rods, crank shafts, housings, bearing parts, fasteners, transmission parts, ammunition shells, containers, etc. The spray cleaning machines are offered in the following configurations:

Rotary basket Rotary basket washers are compact machines suitable for small parts in batches. These machines are simple to use with wash, rinse and dry options. Spray pressure is in the range of 2 to 4 bar and basket rotation speed is in the range of 3 to 6 RPM. Rotary basket machines are suitable for general cleaning of small components such as machines parts, sheet metal parts, fasteners, springs, etc.

Rotary Indexing This is suitable for small and medium size parts. Component loading can be at the same or at different locations. A single part is indexed in cleaning, rinsing and drying zone and follows sin-

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gle piece flow. Component loading and unloading can be manual or automatic with pick & place device or with robots. Rotary indexing machines are suitable for cylinder liners, shells, and machined cast parts.

Rotary Screw Rotary screw spray cleaning machines are suitable for continuous production. The cleaning and drying stages can be customised. Machines are available from 30 kg/hr to 1500 kg/hr capacity. These washers can be integrated with other production equipment to maintain production flow in a uniform manner. These washers are popular for components such as stamped washers, fasteners, small arms ammunition shells, etc.

Cabinet Front loading These washers can have fixed or rotating work table. This is suitable for cleaning of medium and heavy parts such as housings, axle box, brake drums, machined castings & forgings. Parts can be loaded in basket or can be placed on work table. Wash, Rinse and dry cycle can be offered.

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• RS-RT worm gearboxes: 28 to 150 mm centres. One stage worm, helical/worm and double worm. • RD helical gearboxes: 50 to 2300 Nm. Two and three stages. • RN parallel shaft gearboxes: 180 to 3300 Nm. Two and three stages. • RO-RV bevel/helical gearboxes: 180 to 3300 Nm. Three stages. • RG precision planetary gearboxes: 10 to 230 Nm. One and two stages. • VR dry friction speed variators: IEC63 to IEC90 1 to 5 stepless speed range, 300 to 1500 rpm. • VS planetary speed variators: IEC71 to IEC112 1 to 5 stepless speed range, 200 to 1000 rpm.

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they support continuous production and easy to operate. Components travel on conveyor with or without trays and pass through enclosed chambers. Spray, rinse and dry sections can be customised based on the cleaning requirements. Conveyor can be made of steel wire mesh and chain & rod type. Conveyorised washers are suitable for parts like aluminium or brass shells of ammunition, connecting rods, containers, bins, housings, wheels, rifle scopes, gears & sprockets, machined castings & forgings and reflectors.

Ultrasonic cleaning Gala manufactures a whole range of Ultrasonic Cleaning Machines from 20 to 5000 litre capacity. The company can offer material handling system for multistage ultrasonic cleaning machines for ease of handling of parts. Multistage machines are customised to suit customer needs with options of multiple cleaning, rinsing and drying. Ultrasonic cleaning machines are used for precision cleaning of parts which are complex in configuration and geometry and / or which require stringent gravimetric values and particle size count as per class A. Ultrasonic cleaning machines are widely used for cleaning of precision parts of aerospace and automotive

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sector like engine valves, pistons, turbine blades, fuel injection parts, coil springs, bearing cages etc. This technology is ideal for cleaning of electronic parts & PCB’s, moulds, optical parts and lenses. Gala can provide ultrasonic transducers of tank bonded, immersible box and rod type, based on application. Operating frequency can be 25 KHz or 30 KHz or 40 kHz to suit cleaning application. Ultrasonic cleaning machines offered are: Table top, Multistage and Multistage with material handling system.

handling system, PLC based control panel and SCADA system.These are offered with features like basket rotation, auto dosing, walking beam material handling arrangement, etc.

Material Handling : Gala also builds and offers material systems for conveying components. The range includes Belt Conveyors, Inclined Conveyors, Component Loading Systems and Vibratory trolleys.

Industrial Dryers: Single Chamber Multi-process Cleaning Machines (SCMP) Single chamber multi process cleaning machines offered by Gala are compact in size. Spray, Immerse flood wash and Ultrasonic wash cycles are possible in this configuration. Vacuum drying also can be provided on customer request.

Customised : Gala also offers customised cleaning solutions to meet customer’s special requirements. It can build machines for Single piece flow or Robotic washing.

Phosphating Plants: Gala also offers pre-treatment, passivation and phosphating plants. These plants can be fully automatic with material

Drying is a natural corollary in the process of components cleaning. Hence Gala also offers Industrial Dryers of various types. These are Vibratory, Belt type, Rotary Screw, and Centrifuge Dryers. Undoubtedly, Gala Precision is a One-stop-shop for Solutions for Surface Finishing, Cleaning, Washing and Drying of Precious Machine Parts and Components. Quantity, size or criticality doesn’t deter Gala from offering a solution to any industry to the utmost satisfaction of the ultimate customer. - P.K. Balasubbramaniian

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“We give strategic advantages to our customers from diverse industries” 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.

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. 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-9001-2008 certified.

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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


Parallel Shaft Indexer 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

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& robotics, they find 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.

Closer 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. - P.K. Balasubbramaniian

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“DMPL” - An outstanding name in the field of design & manufacturing of Hydraulic Presses in country products, excellence driven service, state-of-the-art technologies and raised standards meet the customer satisfaction and warrant high productivity for the company. Satisfying the requirements of its customers all over the world, the company is soaring high. Customers are a priority at “DMPL” and it is their satisfaction that drives the working force in the company to quest perfection.

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ith a vision to not only just manufacture but also to supply steel fabricated machinery and hydraulic

press leveraging the best of quality to its customers, “DMPL” came into being. It was in the year 1981; the company had its conception and since then there was no looking back.

An outstanding name in the arena of modern manufacturing facility, “DMPL” offers high standard and quality products to the market. The capacity of the Hydraulic Press produced at “DMPL” ranges anywhere in between 5 ton and 1000 ton & more. In fact, the company is capable of producing much more as per customer requirement. The company operates as many as 4500 machines in domestic and foreign market altogether. Putting in an experience of almost four decades, there is no dearth of skills and specialization in the company. If perfection is the output, then precision is the input here. Reliability, quality

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‘DMPL’ is leading manufacturer of HYDRAULIC PRESSES, HYDRAULIC & MECHANICAL IRON WORKER, BAR BENDING & CUTTING MACHINE, OTHER SHEET METAL MACHINERIES & SPMs capacity ranging from 5 tonnes to 1000 tonnes & more. The Presses are engaged with the works of auto service station, bakelite, baling, bending, bellows, breaking and joining of steel, broaching, cable trays, cement plant, drawing, electric motor, embossing, fasteners, gold/silver monogram embossing, iron, mosaic tiles, plastic, pressing, PTFE / Teflon, Pumps, removal

work, repairing workshop, rubber and plywood, soap cake, straightening, submersible pumps, textile part ind., transmission line etc. The machines are also useful in fiber glass reinforced plastic industries. ‘DMPL’ product ranges are Hand & Power operated Hydraulic Press, ‘C’ frame Hydraulic Press, Close & Fix frame Hydraulic Press, 4 & 2 Pillar Hydraulic Press, Horizontal Hydraulic Press, Deep Drawing Press, Die Cushion Hydraulic Press, Mosaic Tiles Press, Coin Press, Paper / Plastic / Agriculture etc. light material scrape Baling Press, Metal Scrape Baling Press, Bag Baling Press, Cutting / Bending / Punching Press, Double Cylinder Hydraulic Press, Mobile Body & Cylinder Hydraulic Press, Auto Feeder & PLC Control Press, Hand Cum Power Operated Hydraulic Press, Hydraulic & Mechanical Iron Worker, Bar Cutting & Bending Machine & Other SPMs. With an experience of many years in the field we are specializing in the design and manufacture of Hydraulic Presses according to requirement of customer. We will be please to have your valued inquiry in our production range, and assure you the same will receive our prompt attention. For your further information, you may please write to us and be sure that we shall always be of assistance to you.

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ECOFLUX* Corrugated Tube Heat Exchanger HRS offers ECOFLUX*corrugated tube heat exchanger (CTHE), which is a shell and tube heat exchanger where “corrugated tubes” are used instead of plain tubes


RS Process Systems Ltd. India, is part of UK based HRS group of companies a leading heat transfer technology provider. HRS is equipped with a strong network all across domestic and international market like UK, Spain, USA, India, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia to fulfil technology needs of process industries. The high demand for heat transfer equipments in industries like chemical, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, petrochemical, oil & fats, fertilizer, food and beverages, engineering and others is driving the advancement in heat transfer technology. Heating, cooling, chilling, condensing, re-boiling, pasteurizing, sterilizing, evaporating are the key processes in these industries. To carry out such processes effectively, heat exchang-

er becomes heart of the process plant. During heat transfer process, over a period of time, deposition of substance occurs. Formation of this boundary layer is referred to as FOULING, a factor which poses resistance to product flow. Fouling is typically high in shell and tube (smooth tube) heat exchangers and significantly impacts the heat transfer process. HRS offers ECOFLUX*corrugated tube heat exchanger (CTHE), which is a shell and tube heat exchanger where “corrugated tubes” are used instead of plain tubes. This is a definitive option to tackle fouling seen in regular shell and tube heat exchangers. The tubes in ECOFLUX* CTHE are corrugated to induce turbulence in both the flows (product and service) even at lower velocity. Corrugated tube thus, boosts heat transfer multifold even at low Reynold’s number with minimum increase in pressure loss. This enables efficient heat transfer even in liquids with high viscosity, large fibers or particulates. ECOFLUX* corrugated tube heat exchangers are compact in yet give significantly enhanced

performance over smooth tube heat exchanger. It can be customized according to the process needs with wide choice of MOC like SS304L, SS316L, 904L, 321, Titanium, Duplex, Hastellloy, Alloy 20 and Copper depending upon compatibility of process fluids. ECOFLUX* CTHE is offered in a range of models as per ISO, TEMA and latest design standards to suit different process applications. It enables continuous process running for longer duration, requires low maintenance and also gives high response to CIP. This proves to be a versatile, economical and energy efficient equipment for multiple process industries.

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ELGI Air~Alert : Innovation for industry 4.0 With Air-Alert, our industry 4.0 initiative, customers can rest assured that their compressors are under constant surveillance. This helps to prevent the failure and the associated downtime costs to the customer, says Anvar Jay Varadaraj Q. How was the year that went by for your organisation? The growth in the Indian market was satisfactory across all verticals. Overall, our company’s growth grew across all markets barring a few Asian countries. Our performance in North America and Italy was commendable.

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Q. What are the innovations you could showcase recently as a trendsetter? ELGi’s air audit is an innovative program through which customers can reduce their average compressed air energy costs up to 43%. Given rising energy costs, companies are now exploring opportunities to reduce the cost of compressed air. To support focus on energy reduction, ELGi has designed a comprehensive energy program. The program includes information sessions for owners and general managers on the compressed air best practices, practical training sessions for maintenance engineers, and critically, free of cost air audit programs that helped recognize significant cost savings. An Air Audit is a review of an operation’s use of compressed air. The audit evaluates both the generation and distribution of compressed air. A review of generation evaluates the compressor’s performance compared to original specifications, energy consumption, current condition, and appropriateness for the application. A review of the distribution evaluates how compressed air is used in the plant, which includes leaks in the air lines and general consumption. Compressed air systems are dynamic and inefficiencies develop over

time owing to air leaks and changes in air consumption. An air audit assesses a compressed air system and identifies areas of inefficiency with corresponding cost savings if rectified. An engineer presents a detailed report with recommendations on how to recognize the potential savings. The technical training sessions with maintenance engineers help instil compressed air best practices which enable engineers to sustain efficiency.

Q. There’s always a better way. How did you prove this axiom? ELGi’s commitment to its customers is to be ‘Always Better’ with its products and services. In 2017-18, we launched our compressors in new brand colours and announced our aspiration to become No. 2 in the global compressed air business. We also launched “Air~Alert”, our industry 4.0 initiative. This is a SIM card based communication system that transmits data on parameters such as power, volume of air, pressure, and temperature to ELGi’s servers. Algorithms are built to highlight inconsistencies in these parameters that may indicate pending service, impending problems, or improve the efficient use of compressed air. With Air Alert, customers can rest assured that their compressors are under constant surveillance. We also use the data to improve our products’ design and quality to deliver superior products and services.

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The air compressor industry has been moulding itself to adapt to changes in recent times. In the domestic market, the entry of foreign players has resulted in increasing the competition intensity. On the contrary, domestic players such as ELGi are also making their foray into first hemisphere markets like Europe and USA. Increasingly, customers are demanding more on products with higher energy saving and better uptime. These two factors form the key buying factors of any compressor purchase. Additionally, the inception of Industry 4.0 has made the compressor industry to embrace IoT concepts at their end users. Finally, carbon footprint is another dynamic that has been at the forefront for all major industry players with growing pressure from environmental agencies across the world. In line with current and emerging market dynamics, ELGi has employed the following measures to stay ahead of the competition • In India, ELGI is aggressively expanding network to enhance reach and ring-fencing its leadership position • The company is developing and launching highly energy efficient products

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• ELGi’s AiR~ALERT will be the organisation’s response to the industry expectation on IoT • ELGi’s products are designed to deliver low carbon footprint • ELGi is also intensely focusing on growing its presence in global markets

Q. What are the value additions you envisage to keep up your brand promise and to delight the customer in a competitive environment? Value additions towards delivering the brand promise and delight to customer are focal points in ELGi’s current and long-term strategy. Lowest Life-cycle cost: Energy costs are minimized by enhancing the compressor efficiency. Downtime costs can be curtailed by providing better quality compressor with least defects. ELGi’s compressors are continuously upgraded to meet the performance efficiencies and defect levels lower than the best in competition. These activities will deliver brand promise to customers.

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Bearings for Industrial Gearboxes The selection of gearbox bearings is very critical since the bearing power loss will play a major role in the Energy cost which is 50%-55% of the gearbox lifecycle cost, says the author. Introduction Gearbox is a critical equipment in the process industry applications. The reliability and performance of the gearbox is very important to ensure normal operation of the production line due to very high machine downtime cost. The gearbox bearings are the most important component in the gearbox. The gearbox bearings are selected depending on HP, Speed, Torque, application loads, rigidity, etc. The different types of bearings generally used in the industrial gearboxes are Ball Bearings, Tapered Roller Bearings, Spherical Roller Bearings, Cylindrical Roller Bearings and Spherical Thrust Bearings.

Bearing Selection The gearbox bearings are selected based on the following parameters: • The Power/Torque of the gearbox • The shaft speed/speed ratio

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The Load duty cycle/type of Load The Shaft deflection/rigidity The bearing setting/adjustment The bearing fitting The acceleration/deceleration Lubrication Shaft Misalignment

Life Cycle Costs / Energy Efficiency The selection of gearbox bearings is very critical since the bearing power loss will play a major role in the Energy cost which is 50%-55% of gearbox lifecycle cost. (The life cycle of a gearbox can be10 years to 40 years). Also, the gearbox maintenance cost should be kept low (which is around 35% of life cycle cost). Ironically the gearbox cost is around 10% of the life cycle cost. The illustration below elucidates this. The life cycle cost (LCC) of a gearbox is the total “lifetime” cost to purchase, install, operate, maintain, and dispose of the equipment. Equipment life span is 10-40 years. During this life cycle, about 6 repairs/ overhauls/ upgrades can be considered.

Technology Upgrade Gearboxes have declined in size by approx. 60% since the 1950s while delivering the same output torque. In other words, the weight/power ratio (kg/kW) of gearboxes has significantly reduced due to bearing Power dense Technology. The Power dense Technology is possible due to improvement in steel quality, latest machining technology(finish & profiling) and innovative bearing designs. Examples are SRBs with slotted cages, case hardened cages, elimination of guide ring, lubrication- friendly CRB cages, etc.

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Bearing Design Considerations Following are some of the important things to be kept in mind while selecting the bearings: • • • • • • • • • • •

Dynamic & Static Load Limiting speed RIC/Setting and operating RIC/Setting Bearing fitting practice Bearing Load zone Bearing stress Unloaded Rows Proper lubrication Right lubricant Bearing Heat generation Housing & Shaft material

Bearing Damages Following are some of the most common gearbox bearing damage modes: • • • • • • • • •

Cage breakage/failure Smearing Micropitting Inadequate lubrication Fatigue spalling – GSC/Inclusion/PSO Handling damages Excessive endplay/Overload Installation damages Misalignment related

Enhanced Bearings The bearing enhancement can be used to Maximize torque capacity/power density, Increase debris resistance, Address poor lubrication applications, Raise performance of current gear systems, Avoid bearing damages due to slow speed, thin film lubrication condition, smearing, micropitting, corrosion, etc..

The different types of bearing enhancements are:

• Black Oxide Coating – Steel reacts with the oxidizing salts to form a thin layer of magnetite on the surface. • DLC coating - Tungsten carbide incorporating an amorphous hydrocarbon composite, applied with a Physical Vapor Deposition process in a vacuum chamber. • Engineered surface Coating - Topographical modification processes providing some wear and friction reduction in poorly lubricated environments.

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How to choose the right telescopic guide Four tips from Rollon to help selecting the right telescopic guide for an intended application. • Aluminum: even though it’s a good choice for lightweight and low duty applications, aluminum has more deflection than other materials. • Cold rolled steel: cold rolled steel is another low cost option that doesn’t undergo heat treatment. However, in case of heavy loads, pitting and denting occurs in raceways since the ball hardness is greater than the rail and slider. • Hardened cold rolled steel: for the most robust designs, hardened cold rolled sliders and raceways are your best bet. Even though they’re most expensive to manufacture and assemble, this material lets you preload for better rigidity and less deflection.

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he telescopic bearings from Rollon deliver high load capacity and rigidity for applications in harsh industrial environments. If your application requires one, there are some things you’ll want to consider like material and stroke options, load placement and life calculation. Here are some pointers to help you pick the right bearing for your application.

• Partial extension stroke: refers to an extension length that’s 50 to 65% less than the closed length.


• Full extension stroke: refers to an extension length that’s equal to the closed length.

To minimize deflection, carefully consider all possible materials for your telescopic bearing. Some common materials, along with their pros and cons, include:

• Over-extension stroke: refers to an extension length that’s up to 200% greater than the closed length.

• Stamped steel: easily the most economical choice, stamped steel doesn’t handle vibration and shock loads as well as other materials.

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When picking a telescopic bearing, there are three stroke options to choose from: partial, full and over-extension. Telescopic guides also come with dual or double stroke configurations, allowing loads to move in both directions while maintaining the same closed length.

Load Placement: Another important factor to consider is load placement. The load’s center of gravity should be placed as close as pos-

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The Hegra Rail product family includes telescopic guides, with aluminum and steel profiles, capable of over-extension up to 200%.

sible to the centre of the moving element for even load distribution among the balls. Since load calculations are usually made with the assumption that the load is properly distributed, when calculating the static load a safety factor S has to be used. This factor takes into account the basic parameters of the application and it can have a value between 1 and 3,5 in the following formula: P/C ≤ 1/S where: P = effective load C = permissible load S = safety factor

Life Calculation: When sizing a telescoping bearing for continuous operation, make sure you use the right life calculation and dynamic load capacity. Some manufacturers express load and deflection specifications based on the slides being used in pairs, while others think of load capacity using a single rail. It’s essential to take the time to understand how the slides are rated and what specifications the manufacturer provides. The service life of a telescopic rail is dependent on several factors, such as the effective load, the installation precision, occurring shocks and vibrations, the operating temperature, the ambient conditions and the lubrication. The service life can be calculated with the following formula: LKm = 100 * ( δ/W * 1/fi )3

where: LKm = calculated service life in Km δ = load capacity factor in N W = equivalent load in N fi = application coefficient

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The Telescopic Rail family includes guides with hardened steel raceways, capable of handling heavy loads with reduced deflection. Logistics: automated warehouse, extraction with telescopic guides.

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elescopic Line is Rollon’s product line for telescopic guides, and it’s developed in three product families: Telescopic Rail, Hegra Rail and Light Rail. Telescopic guides from Rollon are available in differents profiles, with hardened or unhardened raceways, to meet the various requirements in terms of load capacity, rigidity and smoothness, even at maximum extraction. Thanks to their features, Rollon’s telescopic guides are used in numerous industrial sectors, such as: railway, aeronautics, medical, logistics, special vehicles, industrial machines and even in the most demanding furniture applications. The Telescopic Rail family includes telescopic guides with ball cage, high load capacity and reduced deflection. Guides have optimal running properties due to induction hardened steel raceways. The rail geometry has been designed to offer a minimum deflection even under maximum load and when the rails are fully extended. The Hegra Rail family includes various telescopic guide profiles with ball cage for partial, full and overextension up to 200% of closed length. Available in different materials such as steel, aluminium or stainless steel for better loads handling and minimal bending. The Light Rail family includes full or partial extension lightweight telescopic guides to be used in environments allowing only reduced weight components. Elastic shock absorption avoids permanent distortion. The self-cleaning raceways mounted on the Light Rail telescopic rails ensure safe operation and less frequent maintenance. Smooth and quiet operation is ensured even with heavy loads. Rollon Group is present in India with a direct branch in Bangalore to provide and develop the best solutions, following the local markets and individual needs.

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The Light Rail family includes telescopic guides to be used in environments allowing only lightweight and quiet components.

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Spiraflex: Custom made processing belts for the food industry The new solution guaranteed by the quality and reliability of Megadyne conveyor, open mesh and special timing belts. The width and depth of the Megadyne special products range, is strengthened with the introduction of Spiraflex conveyor belts, made with food contact approved materials and in full compliance with the hygiene rules that regulate food processing and manufacture. Spiraflex is a safe and reliable product, reducing any risk of product contamination due to our specialised fabrication techniques. It is lighter, higher performance product, compared to conveyor belts with a metal mesh. Spiraflex offers an excellent performance, at a range of temperature between -30° and + 90°.


piraflex open mesh conveyor belts manufactured and packaged in Italy, are specifically designed for the processing and transport of products in some demanding manufacturing sectors. • Food • Hygiene products • Insulation • Nonwovens • Wood Processing • Biomas Fuel • Synthetic sheet materials manufacture All of these use our open mesh belts, for at least one of the following processes • Washing • De watering • Heating • Cooling • Pressing • Forming SACIF, a recent acquisition of the Megadyne Group, is a leader in fabricating

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Manufactured in white PET, among its main advantages is the resistance to high temperatures. The belt edges are sealed to ensure that the belts integrity is maintained, during operation and aggressive cleaning regiemes. Spiraflex is available in rolls with a production width of 2,000 mm and a minimum pulley diameter of 25 mm.

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HYBRID BELTS BY MEGADYNE All the advantages of timing belts and conveyor belts in one product: high quality at competitive prices.


he Megadyne group, in over 60 years of experience, starting as a single-product manufacturer has become a multinational company specialized in power transmission tools, progressively expanding its business to strengthen its market position. The acquisition of the company SACIF, an expression of the excellence of Made in Italy in the field of reworking belts and conveyor belts, is in line with this strategy of completing the production range and allows Megadyne to propose the HYBRID BELT series (basic version, HYBRID BELT PLUS, HYBRID PRO BELT PLUS and HYBRID BELT FOR VACUUM). These belts are used for packaging, food and medical, paper and printing industries, robotics and automation. These innovative hybrid belts presenting unique characteristics on the market are made with the application of one or more polyurethane timing belts in the central part (or at the edges) of a conveyor belt, optimally combining the qualities of both products.

The HYBRID BELTS series operates in a wide temperature range (-20째C/+ 80째C for HYBRID BELT and HYBRID BELT PLUS; -25째C/+ 80째C for the top of the range, HYBRID PRO BELT PLUS) and ensures greater productivity, with a driven speed up to 550 meters per minute even in case of customization. The lower energy absorption (about 30%), combined with a quick and economical retrofit on to existing systems, lead to further savings while the smaller pulleys allow a compact transmission and greater flexibility. The timing belts used to make HYBRID BELTS and HYBRID BELT PLUS are Megalinear: the pitches commonly used are T10, T5, H, HTD5M, HTD8M, STD8M. Whereas HYBRID PRO BELT PLUS mounts the Megalinear QST that guarantees less noise. Finally, HYBRID BELT FOR VACUUM is the ideal solution for automation and vacuum handling due to the addition of a polyester plain fabric that guarantees optimal suction.

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HEIDENHAIN Encoders for industrial robots Significant accuracy improvement at the tool center point Speed, power and durability are key characteristics of industrial robots. These robots are typically used in applications such as welding or in lifting heavy components for vehicle assembly. Yet despite advanced calibration methods, the position accuracy of industrial robots has been inadequate for certain tasks. This is now changing thanks in part to highly accurate, output-side encoders from HEIDENHAIN and AMO.


he main driver behind this development has been the aerospace industry because it must perform highly accurate machining operations on very large components. Machine tools would achieve the required level of accuracy with ease but are either too inflexible or too expensive as special-purpose machines for the job sites and working spaces involved. A robot, however, can easily reach any position on a very large component, such as the fuselage of an aircraft, and can perform tasks on it such as drilling and milling. Accuracy is impaired by many factors For these kinds of applications, however, the tool center point (i.e., the tool at the end of the robot’s arm) must be positioned and guided with sufficient accuracy. This is where the classic industrial robot runs up against its limits.

Deviations result from a variety of factors: • In order to achieve the desired level of maneuverability, robots with serial kinematics are required, such as articulated robots with six axes. • Each one of these axes is driven by a servo motor with a gear train. Zero position error, backlash, and joint elasticities are the main sources of inaccuracy. • Applied forces and dynamic effects during the machining process affect the rigidity of the robot’s mechanics and negatively influence the absolute position accuracy. Thanks to advanced calibration methods, it is already possible to move a tool center point to a certain position

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repeatedly to within several hundredths of a millimeter. Depending on the manufacturer, the repeatability of articulated robots as per ISO 9283 is ±0.1 mm or better. However, when compared with repeatability, the absolute position accuracy that can be achieved within the robot’s coordinate system is worse by a factor of ten. Depending on their design, maximum range, and maximum load capacity, articulated robots currently achieve an absolute position accuracy of ±1 mm. This is insufficient for meeting the accuracy requirements of industries such as the aerospace sector. Yet robot manufacturers have been responding to this problem.

accuracy, and they are resistant to strong vibrations. Since these encoders feature a purely serial EnDat interface, even applications exposed to strong electromagnetic interference do not impair data transfer quality or safety. These inductive rotary encoders support safety integrity level SIL 2, category 3 PL d. They can even attain SIL 3, or category 4 PL e, if additional measures are taken on the control. These encoders also provided the added safety advantage of mechanical fault exclusion against the loosening of the shaft and stator connection. With this safety package, these inductive rotary encoders can also be used in systems designed for human-robot collaboration.

Step 1: highly dynamic motor control

Step 2: secondary encoders for highly accurate position measurement

Classic rotary encoders continue to provide the servo motor feedback at the robot’s axes. Because servo motors require high control dynamics, the robust inductive rotary encoders from HEIDENHAIN, such as those of the ECI 1100 and 1300 series, or multiturn models of the EQI 110 and 1300 series, are ideal for this type of application. These encoders deliver high control quality and system

Robotics manufacturers can significantly improve the absolute position accuracy of their robots by using additional, high-accuracy angle encoders or rotary encoders at every robot axis. These socalled secondary encoders, which are mounted after each gear train, capture the actual position of every robot joint. This allows the encoders to account for

Figure 1: Classic HEIDENHAIN rotary encoder for motor feedback


Table 1: Comparison of the most important specifications for typical secondary encoders

ECA 4000

Figure 2: Improvement of the absolute position accuracy through the use of so-called secondary encoders on every axis zero position error and backlash. The retroactive forces on each axis resulting from the machining task are measured as well. All of this results in a 70 to 80 percent improvement of the absolute position accuracy at the tool center point. Modular angle encoders, such as the HEIDENHAIN ECA 4000 with optical scanning, the HEIDENHAIN ECI 4000 rotary encoder with inductive scanning, and the AMO WMR angle encoder, are well-suited for these applications. Thanks to their modular design with a scale drum or scale tape and a separate scanning unit, these encoders are well suited for large hollow-shaft diameters and for the challenging installation requirements often encountered in robots due to space constraints. The signal quality of these secondary encoders is considerably better than that of the rotary encoders on the servo motor, meaning that the returned position values

Figure 3: High-accuracy HEIDENHAIN and AMO encoders for absolute position measurement on robots JUNE 2018 |

ECI 4000


Scanning principle Absolute, Optical

Absolute, Inductive

Incremental, inductive

Inside diameter

70 mm to 512 mm

90 mm / 180 mm

60 mm to 10 000 mm


29 bits

20 bits

Depends on the subsequent electronics

System accuracy


±25“ / ±40“

±3“ per meter of arc length

Resistance to contamination




Mounting tolerances




are significantly more accurate even for highly dynamic movements.

Step 3: accurate position measurement for movable robots In order to reach all of the machining positions on very large or long components, such as an aircraft fuselage or for manufacturing large composite fiber components, robots can be moved along the length of the component on linear axes. For the highly accurate positioning of robots with a linear drive, enclosed linear encoders from HEIDENHAIN are available in lengths of up to 30 m. Position measurement from a linear encoder compensates for thermal errors and other factors that influence the feed mechanisms. These factors cannot

Figure 4 : HEIDENHAIN linear encoders

be captured by means of conventional position detection methods based on the pitch of the recirculating ball screw and the angular position of the rotary encoder on the motor.

Conclusion: highly-accurate position measurement improves accuracy at the tool center point The use of secondary encoders on all of a robot’s axes, as well as the use of linear encoders for positioning the robot relative to the workpiece, enables a level of accuracy at the tool center point that allows appropriately equipped industrial robots to perform positionally accurate machining and handling tasks on components. Angle and linear encoders from HEIDENHAIN and AMO offer not only the required system accuracy but also the necessary flexibility for installation in complex and compact robot mechanisms. The suitability of these encoders for safety-related applications also makes it possible to implement human-robot collaboration systems.


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Spiraflex: Custom made processing belts for the food industry The new solution guaranteed by the quality and reliability of Megadyne conveyor, open mesh and special timing belts. The width and depth of the Megadyne special products range, is strengthened with the introduction of Spiraflex conveyor belts, made with food contact approved materials and in full compliance with the hygiene rules that regulate food processing and manufacture. Spiraflex is a safe and reliable product, reducing any risk of product contamination due to our specialised fabrication techniques. It is lighter, higher performance product, compared to conveyor belts with a metal mesh. Spiraflex offers an excellent performance, at a range of temperature between -30° and + 90°.


piraflex open mesh conveyor belts manufactured and packaged in Italy, are specifically designed for the processing and transport of products in some demanding manufacturing sectors. • Food • Hygiene products • Insulation • Nonwovens • Wood Processing • Biomas Fuel • Synthetic sheet materials manufacture All of these use our open mesh belts, for at least one of the following processes • Washing • De watering • Heating • Cooling • Pressing • Forming SACIF, a recent acquisition of the Megadyne Group, is a leader in fabricating

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Manufactured in white PET, among its main advantages is the resistance to high temperatures. The belt edges are sealed to ensure that the belts integrity is maintained, during operation and aggressive cleaning regiemes. Spiraflex is available in rolls with a production width of 2,000 mm and a minimum pulley diameter of 25 mm.

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WELD SURFACING Surfacing minimizes downtime required for replacement of worn-out components, Reduces inventory by reducing the amount of replacements needed, and Saves money. For worn-out components, surfacing can save up to 75 percent of the cost of replacing worn parts.


oday’s industry is required to manufacture components with superior properties for longer service life and in an economical manner. The aim is to achieve an improvement in surface properties by altering surface characteristics in a component. Components often fail their intended service not only because of fracture, but because of additional factors such as wear, abrasion and corrosion which cause them to lose dimension and functionality.

The service conditions most commonly experienced by components are: • • • • • •

Abrasion Metal to metal wear Impact Erosion Oxidation Corrosion

Out of the above modes of wear, Abrasion occurs in about 50% of cases. Then impact, metal to metal wear, corrosion and others in decreasing order. Most of the components fail from a combination of modes, such as abrasion and impact. For example, a mining bucket tooth is subjected to abrasion and impact, and depending on the type of material mined, one mode may be more dominant than another. This decides the welding product/s to be used.

up wear resistant or corrosion resistant overlayby welding or spraying. It is composed of one or more stringer or weave beads, on a surface to obtain desired properties or dimensions. Welding consumables designed for wear-resistant applications are commonly referred to as hardfacing consumables, in spite of the fact that hardness is not always a true measure of wear resistance. It is apparent that surfacing consumables are meant to be used as much in the design of new components as in the reclamation of used and or worn-out components in order to reduce their wear and tear in service.

Based on application requirements surfacing can be classified as: Hardfacing Overlay Corrosion Resistant Overlay

I HARDFACING OVERLAY Hardfacing is the process of the deposition of thick coatings of hard, wear-resistant materials on a worn-out or a new component surface that is subject to wear in service. Welding and Thermal Spraying are the processes generally used to apply hardfacing layers. Thermal spraying is preferred for applications requiring minimal thermal distortion of the component and

Fig. 2 - Hardfacing on Pipe good process control. Cermets such as WC-Co and alumina-based ceramics are deposited by thermal spraying. These coatings are applied to a thickness of about 0.3mm and have limited usage. Weld hard facing by conventional welding processes is used to deposit very thick up to 10mm dense layers of wear resistant material with a good metallurgical bond. Most commonly used alloy system for hardfacing is iron based chromium carbide alloy with Cr>17% and C>3%. This type of alloy can resist wear upto 350OC. With various proportion of chromium carbides in combination with refractory metals such as Nb, W, V can achieve high temperature hardness and wear resistance upto 750OC.

Typical hardness data: Bulk hardness : 55-60 HRc Carbide hardness : 900-1200 VPN Matrix hardness : 500-700 VPN

SURFACING Surfacing involves deposition of filler metal on a base metal to obtain desired properties or dimensions. This broad definition can include processes like electroplating and metal spraying. In metallurgical terms, surfacing is depositing a filler metal on base metal to build

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Fig.1 - Hard-facing on Screw feeder

Fig. 3 - Microstructure of Iron based Chromium Carbide alloy


Apart from bulk hardness, the volume fraction of carbides, its shape and distribution in a matrix decides wear resistance of an alloy. The bulk hardness requirements for wear resistant applications generally vary from 50 to 68 HRc. For hard facing applications, weld deposits are normally restricted to up to two to three layers. Limited-layer products usually are in the metal carbide families such as chromium carbide, complex alloy carbides and tungsten carbide. For multi layer applications there are austenitic alloys and some martensitic alloys too are used.

STRESS RELIEF CRACKS The brittle nature of the metal carbides leads to stress relief cracking, and as multiple layers are applied, stress continues to build which concentrates at the root of the cracks, until separation or spalling occurs between the parent metal and the hardfacing deposit. These are the result of high stresses induced by the contraction of weld metal as it cools. These cracks always occur perpendicular to the bead length (Fig.4). The cracks propagate through the thickness of the weld bead and stop at the parent metal, as long as itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not brittle. In the cases where the parent metal is hard or brittle, there is need to apply

Carbon and low alloy steels, Stainless steels, Mn steels, Cast irons, Nickel and Copperbase alloys can be hard-faced. For steels with carbon content above 1% a suitable buffer layer is required. For corrosion resistant applications, Carbon and low-alloy steels are most popularly used.

Fig. 5 - Corrosion resistant overlay cladding

II. CORROSION RESISTANT OVERLAY These overlays are used to improve the service life of components made with an otherwise corrosion-prone material. Surfacing for corrosion resistance is recommended for use of one layer only. However, for certain applications of wear areas of pump linings a second layer of surfacing is applied. In this process, weld metal dilution is very important to control and affect ferrite percentage in especially in case of stainless steel overlays.

Overlay Patterns: Depending on the type of wear, there are several types of surfacing patterns can be used viz.; stringer, weave, zigzag, dot or a combination of all.

Base Metals

Welding Techniques Various welding techniques used for surfacing are listed in order of popularity. The major factor which affects the economics of hardfacing is deposition rate. Below table shows the estimated deposition rate for each process. Strip Cladding (ESSC or SASC) is another technique for corrosion resistance overlaying of Stainless steel and Nickel based alloys. The other special surfacing processes are Plasma transferred arc welding (PTA), Laser cladding, Thermal spraying, and Brazing. With the Oxy-fuel welding (OFW) process too surfacing can be done but this technique is less Process

Deposition Rate, Kg/Hr

Flux cored arc welding (FCAW)

3.5 to 11

Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)

2.3 to 5.5

Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)

1.3 to 2.3

Submerged arc welding (SAW)

3.5 to 11

Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)

1.3 to 2.3

List of Ador Welding make surfacing welding alloys: Sr. No. I

Fig. 4 - Stress relief cracks on hardfacing weld a buffer layer of a softer, tougher weld metal. The austenitic family is a good choice for a buffer deposit. Many metal carbide alloys show stress relief cracks when cooled to moderate temperatures; this is normal. Alloys from austenitic and martensitic families do not show this phenomenon when applied with proper welding procedures. JUNE 2018 |


Iron Base a. Austenitic type

Corrosion resistance, Impact resistance, Work hardening characteristics

b. Martensitic type

Metal to metal wear resistance, Abrasion & Impact resistance, Hardness: 20 to 60 HRc



Severe abrasion resistance, Hardness: 40 to 65 HRc


Nickel Base

High temperature Oxidation-Abrasion resistance


Cobalt Base

High temperature Oxidation-Impact-Corrosion resistance, Hardness: 25 to 55 HRc


Copper Base

Corrosion resistance and low frictional wear resistance

Fig. Straight bead with weaving

Fig. Zigzag pattern

Alloy Base





Zedalloy 250, Zedalloy 350, Zedalloy350 LH

High Abrasion-Moderate Impact

Zedalloy 550, Zedalloy 550 LH, Zedalloy 600

Work Hardening High Impact

Zedalloy 12Mn/16Mn

Severe Abrasion

Super Zedalloy, Zedalloy VB, Zedalloy 16


Zedalloy Bell, Zedalloy K, Zedalloy 17Cr NS Plus

High Temperature Metal-Metal Wear

Nimoten Plus 535 A, Nimoten Plus 535 B, Nimoten HFD

Sugar Mill Rollers


(Automelt H25 & Automelt H35) + Automelt EL8 Automig FC 580

Automelt H55 + Automelt EL8

Automig FC 400





Stainless Steel Dissimilar Joining, Buffer Layer

Betanox D, Betanox DL, Superinox 312

Miginox-Tiginox 309/309L

Automelt S76+Subinox 309/309L

High temperature Corrosion Resistance

Betanox C

Miginox-Tiginox 310

Automelt S76+Subinox 310

Martensitic Alloy

Betachrome 13Cr, Betachrome 13/4, Betachrome 13/4 LB

Miginox-Tiginox 410/410NiMo

Automelt S76+Subinox 410

Ferritic-Martensitic Alloy

Betachrome 17Cr

Miginox-Tiginox 430

Automelt S76+Subinox 430

Mn steel

Betachrome N/ND

Automotive Exhaust System

Miginox 430LNb Nickel based

Nickel 200/201

Nicalloy 1

Automig-Tigfil Ni-1

Inconel 600

Nicalloy Fe-2, Nicalloy Fe-3

Automig-Tigfil NiCr3

Inconel 625, Inconel 825

Nicalloy Mo-3

Automig-Tigfil NiCrMo-3

Alloy C-276

Nicalloy Mo-4

Automig-Tigfil NiCrMo-4

Inconel 625, Inconel 800

Nicalloy Mo-5

LNG storage system for cryogenic application

Nicalloy Mo-6, Nicalloy M0-12


Nicalloy Mo-10



Automelt S76+Automelt NiCrMo-3

Automig-Tigfil NiCu-7

Cobalt Based Elevated Temperature Oxidation-Abrasion

Zedalloy CoCr-A Copper Based

Copper-Steel joining


Corrosion, Erosion, Cavitation

Super CuNi


Brazing Copper-Steel-Cast Iron

Bracc 2211

Cu & Ni based alloy, Steel, SS, CI, CuZn20Al, CuNi10Fe, CuNi30Fe

Bracs 3343

Surfacing of steel, bronze, CI

Bracc 7700


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SASC process. BENEFITS: For saving time and money on equipment maintenance and repair, surfacing is best available option.

The benefits of surfacing are: • Minimizes downtime required for replacement of worn-out components

• Reduces inventory by reducing the amount of replacements needed. • Saves money For worn-out components, surfacing can save up to 75 percent of the cost of replacing worn parts. [Contributed by Ador Weding Ltd.]


ELX series EtherCAT Terminals expanded with TwinSAFE SC technology Intrinsically safe signal transmission and functional safety combined in one highly compact package existing in a system for safety technology too, such as to monitor the speed of fans in areas sensitive to explosion hazards, for example. The new I/Os are available as 12 mm wide terminals with two or four analog input channels for 0/4…20 mA, and for RTD resistance sensors, thermocouples/ mV and strain gauges. Furthermore, a single-channel terminal is available for the direct connection of intrinsically safe incremental encoders, which evaluates a diagnostic-enabled NAMUR signal in accordance with IEC 60947-5-6.

TwinSAFE SC technology

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he EtherCAT Terminals in the ELX series have been expanded by the addition of analog input terminals with TwinSAFE SC (Single Channel) technology. These highly compact I/O terminals can be used to support applications in hazardous areas that require both intrinsically safe signal transmission and functional safety capabilities. The highly compact ELX series terminals, which are certified in compliance with the specifications of the ATEX and IECEx standards, enable direct connection of intrinsically safe field devices through to Zone 0/20 based on an integrated safety barrier. The new terminal designs extended by TwinSAFE SC technology now also make it possible to achieve a safety level equivalent to PL d/Cat. 3 according to EN ISO 13849-1 or SIL 2 according to EN 62061. In this way, it is possible to use all process data

With the aid of TwinSAFE SC technology, it is possible to make use of standard signals for safety-related tasks in any network or fieldbus system. The data from a TwinSAFE SC terminal is fed to the TwinSAFE Logic, where it undergoes safety-related multi-channel processing. The data originating from different sources is analysed, checked for plausibility and submitted to a “voting” process. This is done by certified function blocks such as Scale, Compare/ Voting (1oo2, 2oo3, 3oo5), Limit, etc. For safety reasons, however, at least one of the data sources must be a TwinSAFE SC component.

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National Productivity Summit 2018 Productivity Summit 2018

“Showcasing Competitiveness in Manufacturing” 24 - 25 August 2018 | ITC Grand Chola | Chennai

To champion the cause of productivity and enhancing competitiveness in the Indian manufacturing industry, IMTMA is organizing the 12th edition of National Productivity Summit on 24-25 August 2018 at Chennai. The event showcases best practices in manufacturing through inspiring keynotes, Live case study presentations, Plant visits and so on.






Who Should Participate

Listen to keynote presentations from industry leaders

Ø Cross learning from best manufacturing practices Ø Insightful Plant visits to renowned manufacturing companies Ø Ideal platform to interact and network with several manufacturing

professionals Ø Learn innovative approaches to address productivity challenges

CEOs, Senior Executives, Practicing engineers, Industry consultants, R&D Specialists from manufacturing industries Viz. Automotive, Auto components, Consumer durables, Machine tool, Tool rooms, Aerospace, Defence and Railway units, PSUs, General Engg. and other discrete manufacturing industries.

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eissel India, started in 1994, as a turned parts manufacturer, branched out into cable glands and electrical wiring accessories from 2009, to serve the vast and yet fully untapped Indian market. In just 8 years and over 100+ satisfied customers, it has earned a name for itself among the users of its products, some of them being large International Companies. The sections of industry served by Geissel India are aerospace, automation & robotics, power, hydraulics, material handling, and pneumatics, to name just a few. Ably assisted by its R & D centre at its mother plant in Germany, Geissel is first in manufacturing the IP 68 Double Compression gland for armoured cables in India. Besides this, it has diverse products like standard IP 68 & 69, multisealing cable glands, plugs, reducers, enlargements, lock nuts, conduits, etc., made in brass, polyamide & stainless steel S.S 303 (1.4305), S.S

316 Ti (1.4571), and all according to ROHS standards. Geissel India is now compliant with the latest standards of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007, thus totally committing itself to Quality Management Systems, Environment and Health & Safety. From using recycled water, to harnessing its self-produced solar energy for 100% of its own consumption at its German plant, the Group is committed to protect natural resources and implementing sustainability for this generation and the ones to come.

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Increase plant safety, reduce maintenance costs with smart plastics from igus New intelligent plastic solutions offer many options for predictive maintenance numerous customer applications, such as in the automotive industry. They are continuously developed in close cooperation with customers. These novelties will be presented by igus at the Hannover Messe in hall 17.

Individual integration of smart plastics The isense product family includes energy chains, cables, linear guides and slewing ring bearings equipped with sensors and monitoring units, which constantly monitor their condition themselves. (Source: igus GmbH)


achine Learning, “Big Data” and “Industry 4.0” - the real potential customer benefits from digitisation are often hidden behind these buzzwords. Intelligent products such as igus smart plastics, for example, enable companies to increase the reliability of their systems, plan maintenance tasks accurately and thus save costs. The way this works is demonstrated by igus with new ideas at the Hannover Messe 2018 in hall 17. igus has been developing a family of products since 2016 under the heading ‘isense’, where various sensors and monitoring modules add intelligence to plastic solutions such as energy chains, cables, linear guides and slewing ring bearings. They measure among other things the wear during the operation and alert the user early enough to plan repair or replacement. By networking using the igus communication module (icom), the online status and alert display, for example via a PC, tablet or smartphone, is just as possible as a direct integration into the customer’s infrastructure. These smart plastics are already predicting the service life of

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The improved isense modules, which use sensors to collect data from the energy chain, cable, linear guide or slewing ring bearing, are equipped with a serial interface and can be easily integrated into a control cabinet. A data logger allows the storing of values on an SD card. The data measured by the different isense systems are then sent wirelessly to the icom module, summarised and processed. The customer has the choice of various concepts for integration into their own infrastructure. In this way there is an option for the icom to send the data from the sensors to a PC or integrate the data via the computer into the existing software environment and intranet solution. In addition, a connection to the igus Data Center is possible. In this case, the maintenance recommendations via Machine Learning and AI

igus has been developing a family of products since 2016 under the heading ‘isense’, where various sensors and monitoring modules add intelligence to plastic solutions such as energy chains, cables, linear guides and slewing ring bearings.

The smart plastics increase plant reliability by the accurate prediction of their service life. This is especially useful, for example, when a large number of e-chains are used in production. (Source: igus GmbH) algorithms are constantly compared and defined with the experiences of many existing applications, for example in the large igus test laboratory spread over a floor area of 2,750 square metres. “Due to the numerous test findings that are fed into the online service life calculators, we are able to predict precisely how long an e-chain will work reliably in a particular application,” adds Richard Habering, head of the newly established smart plastics business unit at igus. “The isense components provide the customer with additional safety through a permanent service life update. This is because it includes the current ambient conditions of the actual application. Maintenance and replacement occurs only when it is really essential. This saves time and maintenance costs.”

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Aiming high with the new vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex High-Stack For overhead handling tasks, J. Schmalz GmbH has developed the JumboFlex High-Stack. Operators use the tube lifter to stack goods with a maximum weight of 45 kilograms ergonomically and up to a height of 2.55 meters

With the new tube lifter JumboFlex High-Stack from Schmalz, goods can be stacked up to a height of 2.55 meters.


oading pallets with cardboard boxes or sacks is tedious â&#x20AC;&#x201C; especially at a height. Even with a manual lifting aid, the maximum stack height is usually 1.70 meters. This is where the new JumboFlex High-Stack proves its worth. Thanks to its long, swivel-mounted operator handle, stack heights of up to 2.55 meters can be reached ergonomically and effortlessly for the operator. The High-Stack therefore provides significant scope to expand upward when lower-level storage space is limited. For example, pallets for containers or trucks can be packed in such a way that the available volume is optimally utilized. Loads close to the

ground can also be raised without risking injury to backs using the new tube lifter. The operator can grip goods with a minimum height of 30 centimeters using the High-Stack, while keeping the body upright. Like the entire JumboFlex series, the High-Stack has an ergonomic one-hand grip for controlling the tube lifter, which can be operated intuitively by both left-handed and right-handed operators. An additional handle makes it even easier to guide the tube lifter with the second hand â&#x20AC;&#x201C; for example when fine tuning the height of the workpiece. The device can be infinitely adjusted and thus ergonomically designed for every operator. Customers also benefit from individual configuration options. This is because Schmalz designs the length and height of the operator handle to match the workpiece size and the required stack height. The subject of safety is also of great importance to Schmalz: The workpiece can only be released in a lowered position. The operator must push the button for lowering the load all the way down before a second, mechanical lever can be actuated. This lever releases the vacu-

Schmalz designs the length and the height of the operator handle to match the workpiece size and the stacking height required by the customer.

Like the entire JumboFlex series, the High-Stack has an ergonomic onehand grip for controlling the tube lifter, which can be operated intuitively by both left-handed and right-handed operators um. This safety function prevents the workpiece from falling prematurely or unintentionally. In addition, the ventilation of the gripper takes place so fast that no additional effort is required to release the tube lifter from the workpiece. The rotation unit of the operator handle can be rotated continuously as standard, ensuring great freedom of movement. This prevents the hose from twisting and gives the operator the flexibility to operate the device from all directions. Alternatively, the gripper can be fixed in 90-degree increments. An integrated quick-change adapter allows quick replacement of the grippers. Schmalz has integrated the vacuum duct into the operator handle. This eliminates external hoses and protrusions. A radio remote control for switching the vacuum generator on and off is available as an option.

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PQvar boosts energy efficiency and ensures load balancing TDK Corporation presents EPCOS PQvar™, a modular static var generator for active stepless power factor correction and load balancing in industrial grids and large commercial buildings


Main features and benefits • Short response time of less than 15 ms; • Dynamic response time of under 50 µs • Available for the low-voltage and medium-voltage levels • Wide range of compensation outputs from 30 kvar to 12,000 kvar

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ith a fast response time of less than 15 ms and a dynamic reaction time of under 50 µs, PQvar offers significantly faster compensation than conventional systems. The system is suitable for the active compensation of both inductive and capacitive loads and can achieve a power factor of 0.99. At the low-voltage level PQvar is designed for 400 V and 690 V supply systems. In these voltage classes individual modules with outputs of between 30 kvar and 200 kvar are available, as well as systems for up to 880 kvar per compensation cabinet. Through the targeted use of power factor correction systems such as PQvar, energy efficiency can be significantly improved. On the one hand, the power losses in the electrical transmission and distribution network are significantly reduced and, the CO2 emissions for generating this wasted power are avoided. On the other hand, transformers and the power transmission and distribution networks can be used more efficiently. Using advanced multicontrollers (AMC), the PQvar system can be combined with conventional passive low-voltage compensation stages. The medium-voltage level is covered by systems for 6 kV, 10 kV and 35 kV, the modules being designed for outputs of between 2000 kvar and 12,000 kvar. All modules are available for 3-phase grids with or without neutral conductors. Depending on the output and size, the modules are designed as slide-in units for control cabinets and systems for wall mounting (low-voltage) or as control cabinet systems (medium-voltage).

About TDK Corporation TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK’s portfolio includes passive components, such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites and inductors, high-frequency products, and piezo and protection components, as well as sensors and sensor systems and power supplies. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda. TDK’s further main product groups include magnetic application products, energy devices, and flash memory application devices. TDK focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and automotive, industrial and consumer electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2017, TDK posted total sales of USD 10.5 billion and employed about 100,000 people worldwide.

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New smart pyrometers for plug & play factory automation Fluke Process Instruments has launched the Thermalert 4.0 spot pyrometer series for automatic noncontact temperature monitoring between -40 °C and 2,250 °C.


The system software supports remote configuration, monitoring, field calibration, and firmware updates. These functions can significantly lower service costs and time spent on setup and troubleshooting. JUNE 2018 |

he series currently comprises 13 models with varied spectral responses, including dedicated sensors for metals, glass, and plastics products. A large choice of optics is available for long and short focal distances. Due to the outstanding ambient temperature range of -20 °C to 85 °C, more measuring points can be set up without cooling accessories and without installing cooling media supplies. Accordingly, there is no danger of leakage and contamination of critical processes. The rugged IP65 infrared thermometers exhibit best-in-class repeatabilities, response times, and accuracies. The system software supports remote configuration, monitoring, field calibration, and firmware updates. These functions can significantly lower service costs and time spent on setup and troubleshooting. Plug & play operation further facilitates installation and maintenance. The sensors feature galvanically isolated analog and RS485 interfaces. Up to 32 devices can be connected within an RS485 network. The manufacturer will keep on adding fieldbus and feature options in future. Retrofit of existing measuring points has been made as easy as possible. The new sensors can be fitted in fixtures for Endurance, RaytekThermalert TX, and Raytek XR pyrometers. Adapters are available for use with IrconModline 4 and Raytek MM fixtures.

The noncontact infrared thermometers feature superior optical resolution and save service costs and profiling solutions for industrial, maintenance, and quality control applications. Distributed worldwide under the Raytek, Ircon, and Datapaq brands, the products reflect the combined experience of over 125 years in manufacturing the world’s finest temperature measurement tools and devices.

About Fluke Founded in 1948, Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, and metrologists who install, troubleshoot, and manage industrial, electrical, and electronic equipment and calibration processes.

About Fluke Process Instruments Fluke Process Instruments designs, manufactures, and markets a complete line of infrared temperature measurement

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Polymer Solution for Fluid Transfer in Pharma Industries • Preservatives like BKC and benzyl alcohol tend to be absorbed by silicone, which can affect stability of drug. • Same way Solvents like Ethanol and Methanol is not compatible with Silicones.

Pump Compatibility • Pump RPM: Higher the RPM , more

Mr. Vinay Pandey (Rubber Technologist) Manager - Business Development Ami Polymer Pvt. Ltd.


he world of drug formulation is very unique and complex. There are multiple types of Excipients used to create stable and effective drug formulations. There are different types of excipients like Solvents, Antioxidants, Preservative / Chelating Agent, pH modifiers, Surfactant etc. Now to establish chemical compatibility of all the elements with Single polymer is next to difficult job. To choose right polymer for your drug transfer system needs special consideration of below listed factors.

Chemical Compatibility • Polymer Should be compatible with Solvents, Antioxidants, Preservative / Chelating Agent, pH modifiers, Surfactants.

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deterioration of polymer surface. Polymer should have good abrasion resistance. • Batch Cycle- Longer the batch cycle, more flex stress tends to generate on polymer tubing’s. • Flex crack Resistance- High flex crack resistant polymer tubings last long in pump applications. • Low Spallation- Spallation is measure of amount of material loss in grams after completion of pump trials.

formulations should be kept to meet ICH Q3D heavy metal limitation guidelines • ISO 10993- Ideal polymer should compatible with basic biocompatibility standard like cytotoxicity, Pyrogen tests. • USP Standards- It should meet USP 87 and 88 requirements • VOC, SVOC, NVOC- There should be low volatile (VOC), Semi volatile (SVOC) and Nonvolatile contents (NVOC). However, Polymer industry is placing its hardest efforts to meet Pharma and Biotech regulatory requirements. Other polymers like Butyl, EPDM and PVDF are also in demand among biopharma industries. After strict recommendation of ICH Q3D guidelines in Pharma industries, formulation scientists must not ignore to above polymer selection index for selection of right polymers.

Temp °C / Physical Properties • Service Temp- Polymer should withstand fluid temperature and typical sterilization temperature (121°C) • Surface properties- Polymer surface should not promote bacterial growth.

Biocompatibility /Extractable • Elemental impurities – Polymers

For more information, Email :


There are basic 3 categories of polymers most widely used in pharma industries.


Thermoplastic Elastomers


Polymer Selection Index Polymers

Chemical Compatibility


Good with water based formulations. Not compatible with preservatives and Alcohols


Pump Life

Temp °C



-80°C to +230°C

Compatible with all major USP and ISO 10993 standards. Low Extractable content

Compatible with major solvent based formulations like MDC, Alcohols


-15°C to +250°C

Its challenging to design polymer formulations meeting USP/ISO 10993 demands


Compatible with Alcohols, acids, alkali.


-40°C to +135°C

Compatible with all major USP and ISO 10993 standards. Low Extractable content


Compatible with halogenated solvents


Max +80°C

Limited sterilizability. Phthalates can be issue of contamination.


Excellent compatibility with all solvents


Max +260°C

Ultra low leachable. Compatible with USP/ISO 10993 standards


Excellent compatibility with all solvents


Max +210°C

Ultra low leachable. Compatible with USP/ISO 10993 standards


Excellent compatibility with all solvents


Max +260°C

Ultra low leachable. Compatible with USP/ISO 10993 standards | JUNE 2018


JINDAL PANTHER: A solution to avoid damages / losses by using non-standard Rebars produced by Secondary Steel Makers


ecently, at JSPL-Raigarh, the foundation of EAF-1 got damaged in Steel Melting Shop. This catastrophic failure of structure led huge losses to the organization. Hence, it became imperative to analyse the causes of such failure by characterizing the bars used in the foundation. The failure investigation comprises of visual examination, chemical analysis, mechanical tests and metallographic analysis in order to determine the root cause of this failure. Based on failure investigation findings, the presence of tramp elements and impurities indicate that the used bars were having non-standard chemical composition. It was also revealed that the bars were either not subjected to QST (Quenched & Self-Tempering process) or unsuitable cold twisting deformation process which leads to the lower strength level in bars. Hence, it is confirmed that the bars did not comply the standard requirements (IS 1786) as these were processed through scrap-based process and then re-rolled. Such non-standard bars should not be used for any structural purposes. The scrap-based process and then re-rolling completely lacks refining capability or secondary refining process. In such cases the cleanliness of the steel cannot be ensured. Such steel also not ensures the stringent requirement of fatigue and seismic resistance. The use of non-standard bars, produced through secondary steel making processes, is inadequate for any structural application. Due to use of non-standard bars, users may also suffer a structural or foundation failure leading to huge production losses and this may also be a potential concern for human safety as well. To avoid the mentioned losses & safety threats and

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the demand for making structures / construction safer, users are focusing more on the quality of steel used. The best option available is to use Thermo-Mechanically Treated (TMT) Re-bars. These TMT re-bars are very popular for any kind of construction. TMT rebars imparts strength and ductility to RCC structure to withstand various kinds of loads imposed on building. Considering the above mentioned requirements, JSPL produces TMT re-bars as a Brand name â&#x20AC;&#x153;JINDAL PANTHERâ&#x20AC;?. Jindal Panther is the most reliable rebars brands in terms of quality, cleanliness, high strength and superior performance. Unlike secondary steel makers, JSPL

adopted a virgin process of finest iron ore and state-of-the-art steel making and refining process. These processes ensure the production of the best quality and high clean steel. These steels are rolled, at JSPL, as high strength rebars using High Yield Quenching and Self Tempering (HYQST) process, a world best technology. The data given below is a comparison between non-standard bars (normally produced by secondary steel manufacturers) vis-a-vis Jindal Panther re-bars in terms of chemical composition and micro photographs which clearly distinguish the quality of JINDAL PANTHER re-bars is superior than others .


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

















onstruction of New Building for Delhi Police Public School, New Police Lines Complex. Place: Delhi Industry : Construction Bridge and Roof Company (India) Ltd“Somal Roy Choudhury, General Manager (Commercial), B & R office, 4th / 5th Floor, Kankaria Centre, 2/1, Russel Street, Kolkata - 700071. T: 033-22174469 to 4473, 2217-

4053/4054/4056, commercial@”


lans investment to the tune of Rs 250-300 crore for capacity expansion in the current fiscal. Place: Uttar Pradesh Industry : “Food &Beverages” Dabur India Ltd “Byas Anand, Head-Corporate Communications, | JUNE 2018


Kaushambi, Sahibabad-201010, Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh. T: 0120-3962100, 39412525, 4182100,, (Lalit Malik, CFO)


he Government of India plans to connect all northeastern states with gas pipelines. As per the plan envisaged there will be a 721 kilometre pipeline running from Guwahati to Barauni in Bihar. The Haldia-Paradip-Barauni pipeline will connect Guwahati. This pipeline is likely to be commis- sioned by 2021. The project will be executed by GAIL. Place: Guwahati Assam Industry : Gas Infrastructure GAIL (India) Ltd “Jyoti Kumar, Senior Manager (Corp Comm), Gail Bhawan, 16 Bhikaji Cama Place, R K Puram, New Delhi - 110066. T: 011-26183009, 26166346, 26102763, 26102077, F: 26185941,, (B C Tripathi, CMD,”


he Union Cabinet has given its approval for construction and operationalisation of 100 bedded Gen- eral Hospital at Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC), Najafgarh, New Delhi. The completion is targeted in two years. Place: New Delhi Delhi Industry : Department of Rural Development (DRD), Government of India” Healthcare “Amarjeet Sinha, IAS, Secretary, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, Delhi. T: 011-23382230, 23384467, F: 23382408,,”


lans to undertake the development of Freight Village, an integrated Multi Modal Logistics Hub (IMLH), Nangal Chaudhary, Haryana on 886.78 acre of land to be implemented by the project Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in two phases. CCEA has recently approved the project and gave financial sanction of Rs. 1029.49 crore for development of Phase I and in principle approval for development of Phase II of the project. Expenditure on Phase I comprises cost of entire land at Rs. 266 crore including cost of the land to be used for development of Phase II. Bidding for trunk infrastruc- ture development by SPV will be on EPC basis. Place: Haryana Industry : Logistics National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT) “Srikanth Kommu, GM (Technical and Projects), Room No. 341-B, 3rd Floor, Hotel Ashok, Diplomatic Enclave, 50 B Chanakyapuri, New Delhi110021, Delhi. T: 011- 26118884-8, F: 26118889, srikanth. JUNE 2018 |”


urvanchal Expressway project is a proposed 340 km expressway that would traverse districts such as. Lucknow, Barabanki, Faizabad, Ambedkarnagar, Amethi, Sultanpur, Azamgarh, Mau and Ghazipur. The state government plans to explore external funding sources such as ADB, JICA and UAE sovereign fund, etc Place: Ghazipur Uttar Pradesh Industry : Roads/ Highways Bridges Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development and Authority “Anil Kumar Pandey, Chief Engineer, C-13, 2nd Floor, PARYATAN Bhawan, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow-226010, Uttar Pradesh. T: 9415143378, ce.upeida@outlook. com, (Avanish Kumar Awasthi, Chief Executive Officer)”


lans to assign the construction, modification & widening of approach road for Tunnel Portals and Bridge abutments in the section from Bhatt Nagar Gauchar to Rano (Ch 115+800 to 117+420, Total Length 3.00 Km) in connection with 125 Km long BG New Rail Link between Rishikesh and Karanprayag in Uttarakhand State. The completion is targeted in 6 months. Place: Rishikesh Uttarakhand Industry : Roads/ Highways/ Bridges Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd “Himansu Badoni, Chief Project Manager, Block No.4, Rishilok, GMVN, Muni- Ki- Reti, Rishikesh - 249137, Uttarakhand. T: 01352442008,,”


lans to construct sewage treatment plant of Sekhon Vihar complex Area under GE (P) AF Gurgaon Place: Gurgaon Haryana Industry : Sewage Treatment Military Engineer Services (MES) “Darshan Lal Gauri, IDSE, Executive Engineer, GE (P) AF Gurgaon Near Atul Kataria Chowk Gurgaon 122005, Haryana. T: 0124-2348062, 2200251


lans to undertake the operation, maintenance and management of the sewage treatment system and sewer network in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Place: Varanasi Uttar Pradesh Industry : Sewage Treatment U P State Ganga River Conserva- tion Agency “R K Choudhary, Chief Engineer, 2-Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Lucknow 226001, Uttar Pradesh. T: 0522-2237067, 2235542, M: 9434052812,, (Manoj Kumar Singh, Project Director)







lans to realize the new Dholera international airport project, which will be named the New Ahmedabad Airport. The state government is in the final stages of signing a joint venture agreement with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to develop the new airport situated about 80km from Ahmedabad. The agreement is expected to be signed in June 2018, work expected to begin by 2019, and the new airport expected to become operational by 2022. Place: Dholera Gujarat Industry : Airport/ Aviation Dholera International Airport Company Ltd “Amit Chawda, General Manager, 3rd Floor, A2 Wing, Block 1, Karmayogi Bhavan, Sector 10-A, Gandhinagar-382010, Gujarat. T: 079- 23258528,” he company has assigned a capex for the year towards setting up of a manufacturing base at Ranjangaon in Maharashtra. Place: Ranjangaon Maharashtra Industry : Biscuits and Confectionaries Britannia Industries Ltd “Dipti Sudhir, Head- Digital Marketing & Corp Comm, Prestige Shantiniketan, Tower C, The Business Precinct, 16th & 17th Floor, Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevapura Post, Bangalore - 560048, Karnataka. T: 080- 39400080, M: 9591244880,, (Varun Berry, Managing Director)”


he company is setting up monochlo- roacetic acid project in a JV with Atul Ltd in Gujarat. The unit is likely to commence production in 2019. Place: Gujarat Industry : Chemicals and Fertilisers AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals “Nilesh Dalvi, Admin Head, Plot E-19 & 20, C-61 (Part) MIDC Area, Mahad-402301 Raigad. T: 9049153399, Extn-120, (Werner Fuhrmann, CEO)”

he company plans to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, India. Organic peroxides are essential for the manufacture of a wide range of polymer-based products including athletic shoe soles, wind turbines and PVC pipes used in the construction industry. The expansion is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. Place: Raigad district Maharashtra Industry : Chemicals and Fertilisers AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals “Nilesh Dalvi, Admin Head, Plot E-19 & 20, C-61 (Part) MIDC Area, Mahad-402301 Raigad. T: 9049153399, Extn-120, (Werner Fuhrmann, CEO)”

lans to assign the design, fabrication, supply and erection of prefabricated steel roof structure including roof sheating etc. for eight elevated stations of Line 2A, Dahisar (East) to DN Nagar corridor of Mumbai Metro Rail Project, Mumbai.” Place: Mumbai Maharashtra Industry : Metro Rail Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd “R.K.Gupta, GM (Contracts), 5th foor, A-Wing, Metro Bhawan, Fire Brigade Lane, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi -110 001, Delhi. T: 011-23415838, 23417910/12” Plans to assign design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Train Control & Signalling and Telecommunication system for Mumbai metro line 2A, 2B and 7. Place: Mumbai Maharashtra Industry : Metro Rail Delhi Metro Rail Corpora- tion Ltd “R.K.Gupta, GM (Contracts), 5th foor, A-Wing, Metro Bhawan, Fire Brigade Lane, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi -110 001, Delhi. T: 011-23415838, 23417910/12”


MRDA is seeking engagement of detail design consultant (DDC) for architectural and building services including E&M works and civil works for depot, | JUNE 2018


stations, staff quarters, occ and auxiliary structures for line - 7 extension Andheri E - CSIA and Dahisar-Mira Bhayandar of Mumbai metro rail project. Place: Mumbai Maharashtra Industry : Metro Rail Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) “Yojana Patil, Executive Engineer, F: 26594182,, (PRK Murthy, Director (Project), T: 022-26594107, dpmetro@mailmmrda.maharashtra.”


lans to assign the construction of physical wave model for wave tranquility studies for development of Port infrastructure at Compbell Bay at Multi-Purpose Wave Basin Hangar at CWPRS Pune. The completion is targeted in 25 days. Place: Pune Maharashtra Industry : Ports and Shipping Central Water and Power Research Station “B Suresh Kumar, Scientist-C, Construction and Procurement Cell, Khadakwasla, Pune - 411O24, Maharashtra. T: 020- 24103220/3209, F: 24381004, cpc., (Dr.(Mrs) V.V.Bosekar, Director,






he company plans to cultivate industrial Hemp (iHemp) which is strongest natural fibre known to have over 50,000 different uses in textiles, paper, foods, body care and industrial products. Apart from this the company aims to setup first ihemp factory in Nalgonda or Mahboobnagar districts. Place: Nalgonda Telangana Industry : Agro Products Namrata Hemp Company “Harshavardhan Reddy Sirupa, Managing Director, No 772, 7th Cross, 19th May, Sector - 1, HSR layout, Bengaluru 560102, Karnataka. T: 080-65476666, M: 8792193978,”

AI has proposed to construct seven more aprons at the Madurai airport to sort out congestion during peak hours. Bids are currently foated and work is likely to start in three months. The completion is targeted by next year. Place: Madurai Tamil Nadu Industry : Airport/ Aviation Airports Authority of India “A L Sonawane, Asst Gm Engg Civil, AAI, Madurai Airport Madurai - 625022, Tamil Nadu. T: 0452-2690717, 2690612, M: 9003015920, sonawane@aai. aero, (V.V. Rao, Airport Director, M: 9442111325,” JUNE 2018 |

wo-wheeler major has manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and in northern India. The company plans capex of Rs 6-7 billion in 2018-19 towards product development and on new technologies. Place: Tamil Nadu Industry : Automobile TVS Motor Company “Varghese M Thomas, Vice President (Corporate Communications), Jayalakshmi Estates V Floor, 8, Haddows Road, Chennai - 600006, Tamil Nadu. T: 044-28272233, F: 28257121, vm.thomas@tvsmotor. com, (KN Radhakrishnan, President and Chief Executive Officer)” he company is building line III at its Jayathipuram cement plant with an additional clinkerisation capacity of 1.5 million tonne per annum. Place: Krishna District Andhra Pradesh Ramco Industry : Cement Cements Ltd “Balaji K Moorthy, Executive Presi- dent (Marketing), Auras Corporate Centre, 98-A Dr.Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004, Tamil Nadu. T: 044-28478666, 28478656, F: 28478676,


rrkn@, (P.R.Venketrama Raja, CMD)”


lans to assign the investigation, design, execution, and construction of 2nd tunnel with 9.2 m internal dia for Pula Subbaiah Veligonda project using double shield tunnel boring machine i.e., From Kollam Vagu in the foreshore of Srisailam reservoir upto Guntur-Kurnool road to join into the feeder canal, including construction of head regulator approaches, approach channel, exit channel and obtaining necessary permissions from the Government of India. Place: Prakasam District Andhra Pradesh Industry : Construction Irrigation and CAD Department R Reddaiah, Superintending Engineer, Construction Circle, Ongole, Prakasam District-523001, Andhra Pradesh. T: 08592-234253, 233138, M: 9490165319,


lans are on to set up an Energy University (EU) in the Anantapur district. About 150 acres of land in Penukonda had been handed over to the consortium of public and private sector companies to execute the project under the PPP mode. Major stake holders include AP Transco, AP

Genco, private power major Suzlon and others. Place: Anantapur District Andhra Pradesh Industry : Education/ Institution Energy department “Ajay Jain, IAS, Principal Secretary, 2nd Block, Ground Floor, Room No:141, A.P Secretariat Office, Velagapudi Phone: 0863-2442309, 2442310, ajayjainias@gmail.”


he Union Cabinet has given its in-principle approval for establishing a Central University by the name of Central University of Andhra Pradesh” in Janthaluru Village of Place: Ananthapur District, Andhra Pradesh. Industry : Education/ Institution Ananthapur Andhra Pradesh Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India “Anil Swarup, IAS, Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, New Delhi, Delhi. T: 011-23382587, 23381104, 23387859, F: 24672668, E-mail



lans to assign the construction of civil, structural and allied works for Pipe Support,Sleepers, Equipment Foundation, Building,Road, Culvert, Sheds and Drain etc at Jetty area of IOCL Paradip. Place: Paradip Odisha Industry : Construction Bridge and Roof Company (India) Ltd “H. Karmakar, Dy General Manager (Contracts)-II, B & R office, 4th / 5th Floor, Kankaria Centre, 2/1, Russel Street, Kolkata - 700071. T: 033- 22174469 (Extn-416) to 4473, 2217-4053/4054/4056, commercial@”


he department is undertaking the construction of Krishi bhavan at District Seed Fram Campus, Kalna Road, Burdwan. Place: Burdwan District West Bengal Industry : Construction West Bengal Public Works Department K Sahu, Executive Engineer, Western Electrical Circle, Purta Bhavan (1st. Floor), P.O.- Sripally, Dist- Burdwan-713103, West Bengal. T: 0342-2644148, 2644095, 2645952


lans to undertake the construction of new degree college with seating capacity of 50 per classroom at Mohan Barodiya District: Shajapur. | JUNE 2018


The completion is targeted in 18 months.” Place: Shajapur District Madhya Pradesh Industry : Education/ Institution Madhya Pradesh Public Works Department “I. S. Solanki, Divisional Project Engineer, PWD Colony, Gayatri Nagar, Shajapur, PIU Shajapur Zone, Shajapur-465001, Madhya Pradesh. T: 07364-229150, M: 9425978170,, (Vijay Singh Verma, Project Director)


he Union Cabinet has recently approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand. A provision of funds worth Rs. 1103 crore has been approved for the project and the said AIIMS will be set up under the Pradhan MantriSwasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). Place: Deoghar Jharkhand Industry : Healthcare AIIMS “Randeep Guleria, Director, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi110029, Delhi. T: 011-26588500, 26588700, F: 26588663, 26588641,”


he Union Cabinet has recently approved the establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) at Bhopal as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the aegis of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. Government of Madhya Pradesh has allocated 5 acres of land in Bhopal for setting up of this Institute. The Institute will be estab- lished in three years in two phases. Within two years, the civil and electrical work of the institute will be completed. Place: Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Industry : Healthcare Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India “Prof. Balram Bhargava, Secretary, Department of Health Research, 2nd Floor Red Cross Society Building, 1, Red Cross Road , New Delhi - 110001, Delhi. T: 011-23736081,”


he state government is undertaking the construction of 50-bed integrated AYUSH hospital in West Midnapore. The completion is targeted in two years. Place: West Midnapore West Bengal Industry : Healthcare Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt. of West Bengal “Aditi Dasgupta, Director (Ayurveda and Homeopathy), Swasthya Bhawan, Wing – A, 6th Floor, GN-29, Sector - V, JUNE 2018 |

Salt lake, Kolkata - 700091, West Bengal. T: 033-23576000, 23330100, M: 9434444100, dggaditi94@gmail. com,, (Surendra Gupta, Director General, T: 033-23330231)”


lans to assign supply, installation, testing and commission- ing of signalling and telecommunica- tion system in connection with the existing Kavi Subhash (New Garia) - Noapara Metro Extension work between Noapara Dakshinewar of Kolkata Metro Railway in West Bengal. The work is likely to start in the next month. Place: West Bengal Industry : Metro Rail Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd “D R Pal, Executive Director (Project / S&T), 1st Floor, Kalighat Metro Station Building, (North East Corner), 41A, Rashbehari Avenue, Kolkata-700026, West Bengal. T: 033- 24198734, M: 9163302000, drpal.


he company has bagged the Deora - Sitapuri - Udipyapura limestone mining block in Madhya Pradesh. The mining block is spread over 344.783 hectare of land having minable reserve of around 54 million tonne (MT). Place: Dhar District Madhya Pradesh Industry : Cement Mining Ultratech “M Mahendra Kumar, Head (Projects), 1st foor, Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400093, Maharashtra. T: 022-66917530, 66917550, m.mahendrakumar@, (Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman)”


he Bihar state energy department has initiated bidding process in association with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd for procurement of 20 lakh smart prepaid meters for the state. The installation work will start in all urban areas by September, 2018. Place: Bihar Industry : Power South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd “Vinit Kumar, EEE - Metering, Second Floor, Vidyut Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna 800 001, Bihar. T: 0612-2504045, M: 7632985375,, (R Laksh- manan, Managing Director, T: 0612-2504045, md.sbpdcl@gmail. com


PRODUCT SHOWCASE Safety in grey Elesa+Ganter always strive to be attentive and adhere to customer needs. CFSW. hinges with built-in safety multiple switch and the complementary CFMW. hinges, already available in black colour, have also been introduced in grey RAL 7040 (C33). This particular grey tonality has been chosen from the R&D department to offer an alternative for designers. Keeping a consistent colour match between components can be important, especially when using aluminium structures. Both colour schemes share the same quality, mechanical features and reliability. • Safety switches: different combinations of contacts with positive opening. • Approved by IMQ and UL. • Double insulation: thanks to the SUPERtechnopolymer housing, the hinge guarantees the double insulation of the internal circuits, therefore there is no need of grounding connection. • High mechanical strength: life-span over 1 million operating cycles.

The new Gast 86/87R Series of oil-less rocking piston compressors and vacuum pumps

• Corrosion resistance: protection class IP67 withstanding water jets washings. • Easy installation on different types of profile systems with or without slots. • Quick assembly by means of 4 screws (front or back side). • Tamper-proof thanks to the special covers of the mounting screws. The CFSW., coupled with its complementary mechanical hinge CFMW. represents a complete system combining safety and style. Products technical data sheets, along with drawings and tables with codes and dimensions, are available on our website

For more information : Elesa and Ganter India Pvt. Ltd. A-54, Sector - 83, Noida 201 305 (U.P.) INDIA Tel. +91 120 472 6666 Fax +91 120 472 6600 E-mail:

While other manufacturers have been busy selling rocking piston compressors that produce a lot of noise and less-than-ideal pressure, Gast has been quietly setting the new standard by reengineering our oil-less rocking piston from the ground up. The result is a unit that delivers quieter performance, higher pressure, a longer life and greater application flexibility. The sleek, new 86/87R Series is not just another pretty product. It’s beauty runs deep as it performs in ways not yet seen in the industry. The patented crossover chamber design regulates and controls airflow to dampen sound and optimize performance, while delivering a wide range of pressure level options. Because the 86/87R Series can easily retrofit into an existing footprint, it’s also a smart, flexible solution for a wide range of markets and applications, viz. Environmental, General industrial, medical, printing & packaging, food and beverage, transportation, laboratory, and material handling.

Designed to performs “When we set out to reengineer our rocking piston compressor, we aimed to do more than just increase

pressure. We set out to dramatically reduce sound, enhance flow, create a standard footprint for easy retrofit anywhere in the world and improve the compressor’s aesthetics,” says Gast. The inherent design of rocking piston technology makes it the optimal choice for applications requiring high pressure or vacuum and air flow in a small package. The flexible cup is made with superior materials and mounted on top of the connecting rod, creating vacuum or pressure while maintaining a tight seal against the cylinder walls in a rocking motion. The forgiving design has fewer components, causes less friction and has a low exhaust temperature, for greater reliability and durability for the life of the product. Despite it’s small size, the versatility of 86/87R means this is the right product to deliver quality air solutions. | JUNE 2018


For more information Shavo Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Shavo House, S.No.21A/10B, Plot No,394 South Main Road, Hotel Cozy Inn Chowk Koregaon Park, Pune - 4112 001 Phoned: 020-2615 9641 Email:

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-the-art Voltage Stabilizer designed to protect such equipment from voltage variations & its ill-effects.

Following are some of its unique features: • Intelligent microprocessorbased system(available in new digital models) • Digital interface with large LCD display and keypad • Auto re-start, adjustable

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


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.

For more information Unity Controls Pvt. Ltd. 405, Sapphire Arcade, 42 M.G. Road, Ghatkopar (E), Mumbai 400 077 Phone: 022- 2501 3832 / 33 E-mail: Web:

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Pioneer in intuitive programming

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Welding Fume Extractor, King Extractor-II-MU 3 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 & 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.

The Filter is designed for continuous indoor operation under the following climatic conditions: • 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, & • The filter requires connection to a general compressed air supply. 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: Web:

Nexgen Refrigerated Air Dryers The Nexgen Refrigerated Air Dryers from Gem Equipment are known for engineering excellence, innovation and reliability.The heat exchangers are designed to provide worry-free, highly efficient heat transfer whether you are processing simple

fluids, viscous solu8tions, or particulates. They feature honey comb construction of aluminium fins, true crossflow for greater effective temperature differences, nonclogging larger cross-sectional area for air flow, integral air-air and air-refrigerant

exchanges, with stainless steel demister moisture separator, robust non-corrosive grade aluminium, & larger heat transfer area for higher efficiency. The rugged electronic panels display both inlet and dew point temperatures. They incorporate a Tripper module with alarm for compressed high discharge pressure, compressed low suction pressure, expansion valve malfunction, auto drain valve function and fan motor cycling. Introduction of speed control is one of the major developments towards the optimization of refrigeration systems based on average load. For periods of high cooling demand, the compressor speed can be increased which results in a higher refrigerant flow and thus higher cooling capacity and vice versa during periods of low cooling demand. Compressed air purification equipment must deliver uncompromising performance and reliability while providing the right

balance of air quality with the lowest cost of operation. As a quality-centric group, Gem ensures that its dryers are test at each stage of assembly as per ISO 7183 or relevant standards. It maintains stringent engineering practices throughout the production process to achieve higher reliability. Gem’s state-of-the-art ISO 9001-23008 certified facility is equipped with dedicated men and machines to chisel out products of impeccable quality and reliability.

For more information GEM Equipments (P) Ltd. SF No.103, Avinashi Road, Arasur, Coimbatore 641 407 Tel : 0422-2363800 / E-mail:

DIGITAL TRMS MULTIMETER MODEL – 405MK-1 “KUSAM-MECO” has been marketing Digital Multimeter. Model 405 since 2 decades, with changing Technology, this multimeter circuit has been upgraded by using the latest IC’s & components

thereby reducing the current consumption. This model is designed 405MK-1. Model 405MK- is a new Digital Multimeter introduced by KUSAMMECO”, an ISO | JUNE 2018


9001-2008 certified company. This model has 4½ digits, 19999 counts LCD display, Auto Power Off, Auto Polarity display, Overrange indication, Low Battery indication, Data Hold function, Shock resistant & fire retardant casing, Input warning beeper, Duty Cycle function. This model is CE approved & safety CAT III 1000V. It can measure AC Current TRMS upto 20A upto 1kHz frequency, DC Current upto 20A, TRMS AC voltage

750V upto 500Hz frequency, DC voltage 1000V, Resistance upto 20M, Frequency upto 200kHz, Continuity Test, Logic Test, Diode Test, Data Hold function. It’s dimension is 198(H) × 90(W) × 44(D) mm & weight is 400g including battery. This meter automatically shuts down after approx. 45 minutes of inactivity. It is supplied with Test leads pair, User Manual, Battery installed and Carrying Case.

For more information KUSAM ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES LTD G-17, Bharat Industrial Estate, T.J. Road, Sewree (W), Mumbai :- 400015. India. Sales Direct :- 022-24156638, Tel :- 022-24124540, 24181649, 27750662 Fax :- 022-24149659, 27751612 Email :-, Website :-

until appropriate sun light Irradiance is detected. The system continuously monitors DC output of Solar System and AC power output of inverter; calculate Efficiency of DC to AC power conversion and maximum output power. The analyzer can be used for quality control at production line, warehouse or site of installation, maintenance of solar panels, identify requirement of solar power system, verify best angle of installation and for Research and Development. Analyzer is supplied with user friendly software for Data Storing and Analysis. Users can store data (.CSV/.TXT) that can be read in MS Excel and print Waveform / Graph via printer. Users can generate test report with testing data and curves of information. This report can be viewed by browser and printed out. Report can be varied according to the selected curve items (OPC/STC/OPC, STC).

logging/ Open function the I-V curves of the solar system can be analyzed/ recorded for period of time (eg.60min.), conversion of I-V curve under OPC to data under Standard Test Condition (STC) based upon IEC standard, users can setup series number of solar panels so that parameters of many panels can be measured in single measurement, irradiance and temperature of the solar panels can be continuously measured, monitored and record-

MECO “SOLAR SYSTEM ANALYZER Model 9018BT” MECO offer Solar Module Analyzer, Model – 9018BT

The MECO Solar System Analyzer is a portable analyzer used for testing, monitoring, measuring, analyzing and troubleshooting various parameters of Solar System. Analyzer draws I-V curve with parameters such as Voc, Isc, Vpm, Ipm with efficiency (%) calculation for solar system. This analyzer

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comes with Remote Solar Detector for measuring and monitoring solar irradiance and temperature. The Analyzer and Remote Solar Detector is connected by Bluetooth Wireless technology (Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR Class 1). Solar analyzer has Intelligent Test Logic with no personal attendance required. Solar System Analyzer waits and tests the system

Other features: Max. Solar Panel

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or 3980 IRR files), Series Resist-

Battery, I-V Curve with Cursor to

ance of solar panels, with Data

Display each Data Point.

For more information MECO Instruments Pvt. Ltd. Plot No. EL-1, MIDC Electronic Zone, TTC Industrial Area, Mahape, Navi Mumbai 400710. (INDIA) Tel: 0091-22-27673311-16 (Sales),27673300 (Board) Fax: 0091-22-27673310, 27673330 E-mail: Web :


Avians CE Certified High Speed Doors Avians is one of the pioneer manufacturers and an end-to-end solutions’ provider for high-end automatic doors and loading bay solutions .The Parent Company A Mathurbhai & Co was started in 1982 with manufacturing and development Center, Which gradually grew with strong expertise, Hard Work & Loyal clientele to become Avians Innovations Technology in 2007. Headquartered at the core of Pune’s industrial and automotive area (PCMC), Avians has a 2,80,000 sq ft. plant and warehouse facility. The team that started with few engineers and technicians has now grown into a massive team of experts. Their vision to deliver the best and innovative solutions in accordance to the client’s requirement sets them apart in the industry. Avians is a reputed name that’s been setting up time to time an example of par excellence services. The design and execution team of Avians creates a complete environmental protection against wind, heat, cold, dust, pests and intruders. Avians Research & Development team is working with all their experience and expertise for the betterment of products. The Avians range of High Speed Doors is designed for safe, quick, efficient and trouble-free operation for any internal busy doorways. Avians CE certified High Speed Doors and other entrance products are known to several leading players in current market. The door curtain rolls up at a very JUNE 2018 |

with compact control panel with advance control feature which accommodates various accessories. PVC Fold up doors is perfectly suited for the exterior installation and is

ideal for extra wide opening. Our Drives are inbuilt with Special Anti Drop Electromagnetic brake device to ensure that the door does not free-fall in any worst conditions.

For more information Avians Innovations Technology Pvt. Ltd. E-mail: Web :

high speed on the shaft which in turn is directly connected to the high performance drives. These doors are characterized by their high-quality components and well-conceived design. These High Speed Doors can be used both inside and outside in sheltered areas that have low wind loads and moderate temperature. Avians High Speed Roll up Doors curtain is made of high tear tensile strength best quality PVC material, controlling environment conditions inside the factory. These High speed roll up doors improves the flow of traffic through busy doorways. Doors have self-supporting structure for simple and reliable operations. Speed adjustment possible in all types of high speed roll up doors. Due to their modern and variable look, our high-speed doors perfectly match architecture of any building. These High Speed Doors are designed to ensure smooth and noiseless operation. Opening /Closing speed 0.8 to 2 m/sec helps in faster movement of traffic. Available in standard curtain, anti-crash mechanism, clean room and cold room applications. European makes motor & controller are suitable for high speed operations comes

Screens - Linear Motion / Circular Motion MASYC, an ISO 9001-2008 certified company, specializes in the field of Bulk Materials Handling System, Conveyor Equipment, Crushers and Screens, etc. The Linear as well as Circular motion screens are single or multi deck structure with a substantial rigid design. The screen body consists of the two side plates with bolted transverse Supports and Screen mounts. The Screen bar is based on an open design concept. For the Linear motion screens, the drive is through direct force exciter with Cardon shaft or through Unbalanced Motors. The angle of throw which depends on the application is usually 35-60 degree and is adjusted by counterweights, whereas for the .circular motion screens, drive is either direct or through Cardon Shaft and V-belts. Shaft with its eccentric weights runs in heavy duty self-aligning roller bearing

and the throw of the Vibrating Screen is varied by adjusting the eccentric weight. Linear as well as circular motion screens are supported above the substructure by helical coil springs and the angle can be varied to suit the application. These Screens find usage in various applications such as Sand, Gravel, Minerals, Ores, Pellets, Sinter, Coal, Coke, Pet Coke, Lignite, Limestone, Dolomite, Chemical products, Fertilizer, Compost, refuse and refuse Slags, etc. Masyc’s major customers include Ultratech, Bhushan Steel and Power, Binani Cement, Nirma, Amrit Cement, Jindal Saw, Orient Cement, etc.

For more information Masyc Projects Pvt. Ltd. 20, Community Centre, Mayapuri, Phase-1 New Delhi 110 064 Phone: +91-11-28115453, 28115745, 28113383 Email: Website:


Ground Ballscrews with Rotary Nut- FSWT Series Features • Our high slenderness ratio ballscrew can be used at high feed speed without causing inertia. • In the past with long ballscrew assemblies, the nuts couldn’t react immediately. A rotary nut can have a high feed speed with high lead and still achieve accuracy. • The design of the screw shaft journal can be simpli¬ed because it does not need support bearings. • Structure • Roller thrust bearings must be installed on rotary nuts because the support bearing is larger than the regular bearing, therefore the rigidity in the shaft direction has been increased. • It is possible to lubricate the ballscrew and the bearing

installed on rotary nuts at the same time. • Lubrication for rotary nuts is complicated since rotating unions are necessary to feed lubricant directly into the nut, and centrifugal forces push all lubricant away from the balls and groove. • The design of the nuts end face can be directly secured by the use of the timing pulley.

Application • Gantry Type Machining Center/ Bridge Type Machining Center/ Double Column Surface Grinder.

For more information SUPERSLIDES & BALLSCREWS co.INDIA PVT. LTD. SUPERSLIDES HOUSE,A-774 T.T.CIndustrial Area,OffThaneBelapr Road, Next to SGS, Koparkhairne, Navi Mumbai-400 701 INDIA Tel: 022-4935 555 (40 Lines) Fax :022-49355556 E-mail: I Websit:

K-LITE Introduces LED Landscape – Redefined The Essence of lighting is one of the most important things in our lives. At K-Lite we are passionate about creating a distinctive atmosphere that improves the quality of life in the cities and towns by

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exploring the many potential facets of lighting that supports the wellbeing and safety of all. Founded in 1977 in India, K-Lite has grown to be the leading manufacturer of

outdoor luminaires and decorative poles. K-Lite’s proven performance in the landscape segment is because of its ability to stylishly convey the identity of a space with a blend of efficiency and modularity to maximise the visual comfort that is best suited to each specific space.

Our Landscape range includes : Linear Wall Washer, UpDown Lighters, LED Strips/ Neon flex, Promenade Lighting, Bollards, Under Water Lighting, Post top luminaires, Bulk Heads, Path finders, Polar lighting and newly added series of Facade Lighting.

For more information K-LITE INDUSTRIES D-10, Ambattur Industrial Estate,Chennai-58 Tel: 26257710,48581950, Fax : 26257866 Cell: 95000 79797, 95000 85511 E-mail: / Web:

Ultra Isolation Transformers Noise Cut-off (Ultra Isolation) Transformer cuts off noise, so your machine can perform with the best perfection. Switching of electrical utilities in Industrial & Commercial environment generates spikes up to 6000 Volts & high frequency power line Noises. The spikes can cause the failure of thyristors, Micro-processors, or other active electronic device. The high frequency noises can interfere with Digital-Electronic equipment causing data corruption, erratic behavior, loss of memory etc.

The Ultra Isolation Transformer eliminates such noises & attenuates the spikes to negligible values, providing complete protection against such electrical disturbances Range- Upto 2000 KVA


Technical Specification.


• Std. Input 415V • Std Output 415 / 208V • Regulation 2 - 4 % for 100% change in current. • Connection Delta / Star • Operating Power Factor 0.75 lagging to 0.75 leading. • Coupling Capacitance 0.05pf for 100 dB. / 0.01pf for 120 dB.

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CNC Machine. IT / Telecommunication. Textile / Pharma. Data Centers. Automotive. Steel. Heavy Engg. Welding. Railways. Defense.

Servo Controlled Voltage Stabilisers

• Railways.

• Defense.

For more information Nelkanth Power Solutions 10, Bishen Udyog Premises, Opp. Raja Industrial Estate, P. K. Road, Mulund (West), Mumbai- 400080, Maharashtra, INDIA. T: +91 22 2592 2511 | F: +91 22 2592 2516 | E: | W:

IR270: IR Thermometer with Color Alert Fast response with high accuracy, the Extech IR270 is ideal for quick checks of multiple spots in a process or for catching spikes in temperature. Easy programmable High/Low Alarm with tri-color display and audible alarm measures non-contact temperature up to 1202°F (650°C).

Features AC mains voltage fluctuations are a common phenomenon in power supply system. Such fluctuations may result into erratic behavior, malfunction or even break down leading to expensive repairs, production loss and missed commitments. These Voltage Stabilisers are designed to ensure that their output voltage remain constant irrespective of the voltage swings in the incoming power supply. Their high efficiency and the ability to withstand instant load variations make them an ideal choice for protection of expensive and sensitive equipment. RangeAir Cooled- Upto 1500 KVA, Oil cooled- Upto 5000 KVA

Technical Specification • Std. Input 340-480V • Std. Output 415 ±1% • Response time less than 10 msec. • Rate of correction upto 105V/Sec. • Efficiency better than 98% • Electronic adjustable under and over voltage protection. • 3 Phase Digital VAF meter. • 100% Unbalance load condition.

Application • • • • • • • •

CNC Machine. IT / Telecommunication. Textile / Pharma. Data Centers. Automotive. Steel. Heavy Engg. Welding.

• Take non-contact temperature measurements from -4 to 1202°F (-20 to 650°C) • Max resolution of 0.1°F/°C and basic accuracy of ±(1% of reading + 2°F/1°C) • 12:1 distance to spot (target) ratio • Built-in laser pointer identifies target area with on/off button • Programmable Hi/Low alarms with audible beeper — tri-color LCD display changes to Blue backlight when reading goes below

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low alarm setting and Red backlight when reading exceeds High set point • Adjustable emissivity (0.10 to 1.00) increases measurement accuracy • Record/ Recall up to 20 readings • Automatic Data Hold when trigger released MAX/MIN/AVG/DIF functions Bright white backlighting illuminates display for taking measurements at night or in areas with low background light levels Auto power off Low battery indicator Dimensions: 7.1x4.2x1.6” (180x107x40mm) Weight: 5.3oz (150g) Complete with 9V battery and pouch.

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:, | JUNE 2018


NEW Digital Barcol Impressor DBI-1000

Low Cost Digital Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

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.

This state-ofthe-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.

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.


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 Toolpost (india) Tel: 09819345050 / 022-23428862 E-mail:

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Manufacturer Specifications • 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 India Tools & Instruments Co. – BOMBAY - INDIA Tel: 022-23428862 / 9819345050 E-mail:



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