Productivity Institute: 6 Axis Handling Robot

The 6 axis handling robot for pick and place application has been interfaced with JYOTI CNC Turning centre at IMTMA Technology Centre. The main specifications of the robot are: Model LR Mate 200ic Axes 6 Payload-wrist 5 kg Reach 704 mm Controller R-30iA Mate This addition will enable IMTMA to demonstrate automation in CNC machining, Robot programming and Integration of robot with CNC machines in related training programmes. [...]

Productivity Institute: Tilting Rotary Table & Vertical Machining Centre added

5 axis machining capability has been brought in, by the addition of tilting rotary table from UCAM India in the BFW vertical machining centre to the Productivity Institute at the IMTMA Technology Centre, Bengaluru. The main specifications of the table are: Dia of table: 200 mm. Tilting angle: -20 to +110 degrees. Load capacity: 80 Kg This addition will enable IMTMA to demonstrate complex machining of parts dealt in automotive, aerospace [...]

Shop Floor CMM Added at IMTMA Pune Tech Centre

A shop floor CMM of model name Pearl 433 from Electronica Mechatronic Systems has been added at the IMTMA Pune Technology Centre. The machine is a compact one of capacity 400X300X300 mm with Renishaw probing system, ideal for training and validation of small components. The construction is of bridge type equipped with precision LM rails for movement. Hands-on training in CMM will start from Feb 2019. [...]

Industry Institution Interactive Meet

Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) organized an Industry Institution Interactive Meet at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru on 25th September 2018. Around 80 participants comprising of academicians, HR professionals and industry experts from various institutions as well as industries turned up for the meeting at BIEC. P.J. Mohanram, Senior Adviser, IMTMA gave the welcome address and introduced the panelists Dr. S. Devarajan, Senior Vice President, TVS Motors and [...]

Finishing School: Very Informative & Assists in Placements

I found the course to be really helpful and informative. The course during industrial visit gives an exposure to the working enviroment. IMTMA along with ACE Micromatic group provided a 10-day internship, where we visited various industries. IMTMA also assists with placement service, which was of great help. Akash Bhargav- Dr. AIT, Bangalore GET- Zoller India IMTMA Finishing School training provided us with knowledge that is must for a mechanical engineer [...]

Finishing School: An Amazing Course

By Vinuta Tilak I would like to express my gratitude for ideating Finishing school in Production Engineering, to train young and aspiring engineers. The training program included class room sessions of Engineering drawing, GD&T, Work materials and Cutting tools, as well as CAM Programming and hands on real time machining on CNC Turning and Machining Centres. The projects that were assigned to us helped us to work individually on the [...]

BFW Sponsors BMV 60+ CNC VMC at the IMTMA Technology Centre

IMTMA is grateful to the BFW team for sponsoring a brand new BMV 60+ CNC VMC at the IMTMA Technology Centre, Bangalore. This model is a very good value addition for IMTMA’s training initiatives. The machine was immediately put into use for the demo, during the three-day workshop on “Selection of cutting tools and optimising machining parameters” organised from August 24-26, 2016. BFW are tech partners of the IMTMA Technology Centre and they replaced their old m/c with [...]

Modern Automotive Needs And Latest trends In Forging Technology

By Dr Vasant Khisty (www.sammyconsulting.com) The Auto, Agricultural and construction industry is going through continuous change and this change is the outcome of customer demands as well as new environmental norms. Forgings contribute a major share in vehicles in terms of weight, strength and value. Forging industry is aligning itself with various technological solutions for the evolving demands from the automotive sector. India is a major force in Forging manufacturing [...]

Robust Design Is Not A Luxury, But A Necessity

By L Ramanan (www.LRamanan.com), Founder RAISE Consultancy & RICE Trust. SME in DFSS and Robust Design | Editorial Board Member RAME, IJTEEE, IJSTR & SJCAR What is Robust Design?: Robust design is a sub-set in the process of DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) in delivering a defect free product. It is an approach towards predicting the risks in the development of a new product by marrying cutting edge technology tools in predictive design [...]