IMTMA Training Centre

Machining Aerospace Materials - Challenges and Solutions

Date : 19 to 20 May, 2020

@ BIEC, 10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Madavara Post, Bangalore

Last date for registration 12 May 2020

Early Bird Offer : Avail 10% concession by registering and paying online on or before 04 May 2020


Aerospace industry is growing at a rapid pace and India is emerging as a preferred hub for aerospace manufacturing. However, machining of aerospace components is quiet challenging as it involves advanced materials like high performance metal alloys & composites. The machinability of these materials, complex shape coupled with stringent quality requirement makes the machining process highly demanding. The major challenges are thermal degradation, delamination, tool wear, composite erosion by continous chips of metallic materials, built up edge, etc. Appropriate selection of tooling and optimum application of machining parameters is crucial to achieve the desired results..

Keeping this is view, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing a 2 day programme on “Machining Aerospace Materials - Challenges and Solutions” on 19 - 20 May 2020 at Bangalore.

Focus Areas

  • Trends & Challenges in Aerospace Materials - material properties of super alloys, composites, etc.
  • Machinability of Aerospace materials; Machining of Titanium and super alloys- Tool selection and programming strategies
  • Typical cutting parameters for Ti & super Alloys machining; selection of parameters for the different operations – using catalogues / web based solutions
  • Typical Case Studies from aerospace industry
  • Tools and selection of parameters for machining aluminium alloys
  • New Generation cutting tools for machining Aerospace materials
  • Do’s & don’ts in aerospace material machining
  • Real time machining – Demonstration of machining of aerospace materials on CNC machining centre
    * Note : Factory visit of participants for Demo will be subject to the approval of the hosting industry.

Key Take Aways

After undergoing the programme, the participants will be able to -

  • Understand machining strategies for machining Ti alloys and other materials
  • Select optimum cutting parameters for machining aerospace materials
  • Understand high speed machining of aluminium alloys in aerospace industry
  • Learn about latest development in machine tools for aerospace material machining
  • Learn about latest types of cutting tools for machining aerospace materials
  • Go through live machining demo on CNC machining centre

Participation Fee

Rs. 8500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies

Rs. 9500/-

IMTMA Non Members/ Others

+18% GST

Group Concession : 5% for 3 to 5 and 10% for 6 and more delegates being nominated from the same company

Early Bird Offer : Avail 10% concession by registering and paying online on or before 04 May 2020

Special concession available for Faculty & Students from engineering colleges

(subject to availability of seats)

Participant Profile

This programme will benefit Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, Programmers & other personnel involved in the functions of Production, Process Planning, Engineering & Manufacturing and sourcing of Aerospace components.

The programme will be highly interactive where participants can raise questions and solicit feedback from the expert faculty.


This programme is conducted by Mr. Pradeep Kumar.

He is a Mechanical engineer, started his carrier with NTTF where he was training students in Die and Mould making. He was with Kennametal cutting tool manufacturing industry more than 32 years, exposed himself to sales and marketing of Metal Cutting, Metal forming and Mining tools. Last 10 years, he was head of knowledge centre in Kennametal and trained more than 2000 executives in the field of metal cutting tools and its applications.

Industries Participated

The previous programmes have been well received by delegates from Bharat Forge Ltd., Honeywell Technology Solution, Ace Manufacturing Systems Ltd, CERATIZIT India, TATA Advanced Materials, TAL Manufacturing, Wipro Infrastructure, Kennametal India, Sahajanand Laser Technology, DRDL, Seco Tools India, etc.

For Registration Contact

Mary George

Programme Co-ordinator

Telephone :   080 66246512
Mobile :   9880569034
Email :

REGISTRATION : Prior registration for participation is necessary. Number of participants is limited and will be accepted on ‘First Come First Serve’ basis. A Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

Important Information : Participation fee includes, course material, working lunch and tea / coffee. Interested companies are requested to register online by clicking on 'REGISTER' button and by filling up the nomination authority and participant's details in specified form.

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