Online Training on Light-Weighting of Automobiles
Date : 29 to 30 October, 2020
Time :1000 Hrs to 1300 Hrs

In order to comply with ever-tightening emission norms and to provide higher mileage, higher pickup and higher payload Light-Weighting of vehicles have become inevitable.

Light-weighting is done for: Body-In-White (BIW), substructure, engine & transmission elements, bought out aggregates right down to fasteners. Diverse Technologies and choice of materials ranging from sheet metal to cast and forged items are used in Light-Weighting.

In order to present a holistic overview of new technologies and materials which have become current and near-future industry trend. Keeping this in view Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing a 2 day online training programme on Light-Weighting of Automobiles.

  • Use of AHSS
  • Tailor Welded Blanks
  • Use of Aluminium and Magnesium Forming
  • Hot Forming of AHSS, Aluminium and Titanium
  • Tube Hydroforming
  • Use of Composites
  • Cold Forging
  • Rotary Swaging & Axial Forming
  • Light-weighting with better crashworthy structure
  • Challenges and solutions of manufacturing with Higher Strength Material
  • Hollow drive trains
  • Weight reduction in fasteners
  • Use of Additive Manufacturing for Light-Weighting Engine
Fee Per Participant (Per Login)
Rs. 4000/-
IMTMA Members/ Micro Companies/ Individuals/ Educational Institutions / Students/ IMTMA Non Members/ Others
+ 18% GST

This program will be conducted by Mr. Peter Karch, Mr. Sachin Nirgudkar and Mr. Avinash Khare

The program shall be co-delivered by Mr. Peter Karch, who has more than 25 years of experience in production engineering and plant construction. He develops technical solutions for customers worldwide in the field of cold forming of metals. He is a Graduate Engineer and Technical Trainer at FELSS in Germany

The program shall be co-delivered by Mr. Sachin Nirgudkar, an entrepreneur, manages a company Industrial Interface India 3i, which is into fine blanking and hot-forming applications. His company represents well-known brands such as Feintool and Benteler. He was formerly working as Managing Director with ABP Induction and with as Vice President with Schuler, Germany, responsible for both sales and service activities. He has also worked with Mahindra Intertrade limited in various capacities including as Head of Sharjah Operations.

Mr. Avinash Khare is presently working as a Consultant Head for IMTMA Pune Technology Centre for the last 5 years. He has been designing, developing content, and delivering wide range of Training programs as a Faculty. He is an Electrical Engineer by Qualification and has worked for over 33 years at Tata Motors Pune in various capacities ranging from R&D, Industrial Electronics, Machine Maintenance, Technology Procurement, Head of Machine Shop, Tool Room Shop Head, Head of Die Design and as a Champion in Business Excellence. He has taught Instrumentation and Bio-Medical Instrumentation at Pune University as a part-time faculty.

For Registration Contact
Digvijay Nath Pandey
Programme Coordinator
Nishant Singh
Contact Address

@ BIEC, 10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Madavara Post,
Bangalore - 562 123

Mob : +91 98863-31231
Tel : 080-66246600
Fax : 080-6624-6658

REGISTRATION : Prior registration with an online advance payment is must. Number of participants is limited and will be accepted on ‘First Come First Serve’ basis. A Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

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