18 to 19 January 2022, Online from 1310 Hrs to 1730 HrsRead More
Critical, complex problems arising every day from cross-functional disciplines in the work environment can wreak havoc and affect your bottom-line big time if the root cause is not identified quickly and correctly. The problems usually persist and recur periodically failing any preventive actions or due to limitations in problem solving approach of the untrained individual. We often see departments passing the buck across the hallway to get the monkey off their back.
TOPS-8D (Team Oriented Problem Solving methodology ) is a highly structured, problem solving tool perpetuated by FORD and is used by effective managers across the world in problems pertaining to Product/Process Quality as well
20 to 21 January 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
In every industrial activity energy is used in various forms and is an issue of great importance to the industry as well as the nation. Energy is an issue that is directly connected to economic health, climate change and energy security of the nation. Hence the demand for sustainability is of growing importance by the day. Commonly used form of energy in most of the industries are Electricity, compressed air, water, oils of various types, steam, etc. Where energy is consumed, wastages also go hand-in-hand. One is the wastage by way of leakages unaccounted wastes and the other one is inefficient use of energy by the equipment.
In many of the activities the cost of energy forms a consid
24 to 25 and 27 to 29, IMTMA Technology Centre, PuneRead More
CNC machines have become the order of the day in every manufacturing industry. These applications are wide spread in mass production units, batch production as well as in tool room industries. Thorough understanding of Programming and Operation of the CNC machines is a must in order to realize the maximum output. This programme will address the programming and operation of CNC Machining centres in detail including finer aspects like control of dimensions, surface finish and optimization of machining parameters. The procedure for safe running of the machine would be dealt along with autonomous maintenance practices. The participants will be trained hands-on in production CNC machines with rea
28 January 2022, Online from 1310 Hrs to 1730 HrsRead More
India still remains as one of the fastest growing economies in the world and it has to prepare itself to leverage the positive image as a reliable sustainable investment location for the businesses across the world. Every enterprise’s objective is profit and the primary tool for profit manufacturing are the 5 Ms viz., men, machine, materials, methods and money.The secret of successful companies is their ability to SCALE UP. To SCALE UP is to have an army of competent and inspirational leaders. The first step in the journey towards an highly successful company is to identify, acquire and nurture talent. Hence Talent Acquisition and Talent Management becomes the key differentiator
1 to 2 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
In today’s manufacturing scenario, where shortage of raw material, power & increasing pressure to reduce costs are the order of the day, ‘Powder coating application’ is possibly the most troubled issue. Lack of knowledge in powder coating technology leads to high rework and rejection rates.
The future of Indian Industry (The post COVID-19 Opportunities), the demand for INDIAN products is expected to grow exponentially and to grab this global opportunity, educating and upgrading the existing workforce is going to be the need of an Hour.
Keeping this in view, IMTMA is organizing an online training on Powder Coating Technology - Process, Applications, Defects Analysis an
3 to 4 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Increasing demands for higher production quality, improved manufacturing efficiency, and more stringent environmental standards have led to the development of new and complex types of industrial Automation. Hence the greater need for industrial sensors. These sensor systems are finding widespread application in diverse fields as machine tools, product inspection, automotive parts and advanced composite aircraft. The sensors typically employ optical, ultrasonic, or microwave techniques to perform measuring functions.
This course provides an overall exposure to the technology of Industrial Sensors and Controls as widely seen in factories of all types both for discrete and
4 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Business planning and budgeting are critical to the success & sustainability of a business. Business exists for profits – if not for any other purpose. And business pundits have often remarked that “Nobody plans to fail, they fail to plan”. Hence a business must be planned and it is critical to ensure that the actual outcomes confirm to plans, be it either in the short term or in the long term.
Every business owner needs to understand how to make a business plan and plan a budget to ensure they run a Sustainable & Profitable Business. In the current Covid situation, where markets are under stress, it is all the more important to have a clear system of tracking the business and take a
7 February to 31 March 2022, IMTMA Technology Centre, Bengaluru Read More
Design engineering is one of the key functions in any manufacturing industry. The physical entity as a solution for any problem would lead to product development. Visualizing the product shape and size w.r.t to the need, configuring kinematics, system motions, selection of critical elements, material, ensuring high reliability, ease of manufacturing, and assembly at low cost, are the key challenges for machine designers. To be a successful designer, one needs to have a complete knowledge of manufacturing activities from design to dispatch.
There is a huge dearth of skilled women workforce in any manufacturing industry for various reasons. Encouraging and enabling skilled women for the
7 to 11 February 2022, Online from 0940 Hrs to 1300 HrsRead More
In depth understanding about Hydraulics & Pneumatics systems is mandatory for assembly and maintenance engineers. This will help minimize/eliminate the down time of a machine or an equipment related to Hydraulic and Pneumatic system to ensure the smooth functioning and uninterrupted production. This programme will focus in depth understanding of Elements of Hydraulics circuits, Preventive Maintenance Procedures and Safe Trouble Shooting Practices.
Keeping this in view, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing an online 5 day programme on Maintenance and Trouble Shooting of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.
8 to 9 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Cost of Poor Quality can make an organization lose 25% to 35% of sales amount due to variety of reasons like warranty, compliant servicing, scraps, redesign, resources and capacity loss due to rework and reprocessing, free replacement delivery, loss of management time, loss of orders, loss of interest in delayed payments and loss of customers. Cost is inversely proportional to Poor Quality. A quality complaint can lead to multiple ripple effects that can impact 10 X or more than just the replacement cost due to above reasons. Hence, it is the responsibility for all professionals in every organization to identify, measure, analyse, reduce and prevent poor quality from being generated in every
10 to 11 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Design of Experiments (DOE) is a mathematical approach to find the importance of the input (x) factor on some output (y) factor and Optimize the setting of x factors. Typically involved in the Lean, TQM and at the Improve stage in Six Sigma approach.DOE is useful in Design, Sales, Production, Logistics, Human Resource and Finance departments. It will identify the most important input factor for Sales volume, Production, Recruitment, Budgeting, Revenues etc. Thus to decide the focus for the relevant input factor like advertisement, Training, Technical parameters in the machine etc. This workshop is designed in such a way that a person without having any statistical or core mathematical backgr
10 to 11 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Effective utilization of Machines for reduction in cycle time, competitive production costs, improved quality, performance and longevity of machines, is an important role in enhancing productivity especially in large volume production. In the highly competitive market scenario, customers determine the price of a product and entrepreneurs need to continuously fine tune the costs to realize profits. Machine utilization has a major impact in reducing the manufacturing cost of components. For increasing machine on time and improving productivity requires adopting best machining practices.
Keeping this in view, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organising an online traini
14 February to 28 March 2022, IMTMA Technology Centre, Bengaluru Read More
The biggest challenge the Education System faces today is Employability after engineering courses. Even though India has become a choice destination for all Global Players for their various manufacturing activities, fresh Mechanical engineers from colleges lack the practical skills and confidence to meet the prevailing Manufacturing Environment.
14 to 18 February 2022, Online from 0940 Hrs to 1300 HrsRead More
Die-casting is a metal casting process, wherein the molten metal is injected at very high pressure to produce parts with good dimensional accuracy. To cast the parts at high pressure, a die casting machine is used. This application finds uses is many areas such as Automobile, Aviation, Telecommunication, hydraulics & pneumatics parts, electrical and so on. A few examples to mention are Two-wheeler engine crank cases, cover kick starters, cylinder head, cylinder barrel, four-wheeler Alloy wheels, 2 wheeler front and rear wheel hub, 2-wheeler carburettor, earth moving equipment hydraulic valves, 4 wheeler air brake parts, to name a few.
The die-cast die & mould design is an iterative process
15 to 16 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Business and industry runs on electricity, which is either generated or provided by a power generation plant. Any unscheduled failure of electrical setup of an industry would result in large scale production losses on one hand and would increase the cost of maintenance on the other hand.
Therefore, it is imperative for every Industry to keep the breakdown of machinery due to electrical failure to the minimum possible extent. Plant maintenance personnel, well equipped with of the entire electrical system of the industry can ensure better uptime of the industry and improve OEE.
Keeping this in mind, IMTMA has planned this webinar to bring out maintenance aspects of electrical componen
16 to 18 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Value Engineering is a proven Technique for cost reduction of products. This is very essential for the company to remain competitive. Systematic analysis of the functions and its Value to remove redundant functions and features are addressed in Value Engineering. Value engineering (VE) and Value analysis (VA), with core methodology being same for both, differs only in the point of application phases of product life cycle.
Keeping this in view, IMTMA is conducting a detailed training program on Value engineering to enhance competitiveness of Industry.
17 to 18 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
CNC Machines are deployed in diverse range of manufacturing industries. Users need to test Machine tools at the time of purchase and also periodically during its use and operation. Evaluation needs to be done in accordance with relevant parts of National / International standards & procedures which can be broadly categorized into three areas, mainly Geometrical alignment test, Functional & Machine accuracy capabilities. Conventional testing methods of machine tools are limited essentially to static measurements of geometrical alignments, and few functional tests under 'no load' conditions to qualify the machine performance and also for machine acceptance.
However, the performance of a M
21 to 25 February 2022, Online from 0900 Hrs to 1330 HrsRead More
ASME Y14.5 (Standard for Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) has been revised from time to time in line with the advances, requirements of the industry and to enhance its effectiveness. The past 2 revisions of ASME Y14.5 standards - one in 2009 and the other in 2018 are considerable enhancements over the earlier version (Y14.5M-1994), which further empower the designers in defining the intended function of the part.
22 to 23 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
In today’s manufacturing scenario, where shortage of raw materials, power & increasing pressure to reduce costs are the order of the day, ‘Cold Forging’ is possibly the most suitable solution for these pressing issues. Cold forging technology utilizes innovative design coupled with process sequencing to not only reduce costs by utilizing lesser raw material but also imparts greater strength to the component, in addition to increased productivity. The primary advantage is the material savings achieved through precision shapes that require little finishing. Completely contained impressions and extrusion-type metal flow yield draftless, close-tolerance components. Producti
24 to 25 February 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
In today’s manufacturing scenario, shortage of raw material & power, meeting quality with consistency in quality norms and increasing pressure to reduce costs are the order of the day. Besides these business challenges, surface finish, an important manufacturing process contributes significantly to the costs. During finishing of parts, Surface plating techniques such as ‘Electroplating, application’ is possibly the most troubled issue. Lack of knowledge in Surface plating and protection technology leads to high rework and rejection rates in-house & as well as from outside vendors. Hence it is important to follow the right techniques to achieve surface finish of acceptable quality. Fut
2 to 4 March 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
In today’s scenario, Design, Manufacturing and Inspection personnel working on engineering parts and assemblies are required to be familiar with the basics of GD&T. In addition, there is a need for engineers to have knowledge of advanced concepts provided in ASME standards which results in realizing the benefits of GD&T - interchangeability, reduction of manufacturing and Inspection costs, elimination of rework etc.
Keeping this in view, IMTMA is organizing an online training on 'Advanced GD&T'
3 March 2022, Online from 1310 Hrs to 1730 HrsRead More
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is the ability of any Electrical & electronic equipment to function as per their intended use by limiting the unintentional generation, propagation and reception of electromagnetic energy. In layman terms, it is the ability to operate electrical equipment in close proximity with other equipment / machinery without causing any undue electromagnetic interference including physical damage. Electronics today has become an Integral part of any industrial machinery. Use of PLC's, HMI interfaces, remote operation, etc, are becoming commonplace in the industries, automotive, railway, consumer goods, right upto medical and laboratory equipment. Electromagnetic
4 March 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
In today’s competitive Business Scenario, organizations that excel in their performance consistently survive. In order to have a sustainable business organization, one needs to develop systems that align with the goals of the organization to all functions. And all the functions should perform as per standard on a daily basis consistently. To perform daily, we need a structured approach that needs to be practiced everyday.Lean daily management system is a systematic approach to plan, perform, track and solve problems on a daily basis. The system also ensures predicting problems so that they are appropriately solved at the right time to ensure effective performance.Keeping this in view,
7 to 11 March 2022, Online from 0940 Hrs to 1300 HrsRead More
With ever shrinking time available for developing new products and bringing them to global markets, manufacturing enterprises have been forced to continuously adopt new methods to survive. One approach is to use Design for Manufacturing/Assembly (DFM/DFA) methods where products are systematically designed and evaluated to minimize set-ups during production operations, component counts and overall product complexity. DFMA will help designers to build quality into robust design at least cost. In addition to achieving quicker product development and reducing cost of product development, DFMA also ensures that the transition from the design phase to the production phase is as smooth and rapid as
8 to 9 March 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Milling and hole making operations are an integral part of all metal cutting operations. While using a precision machine tool such as a CNC Machining centre for complex milling and hole making operations, selection of the right cutting tools for the operations is equally critical to producing quality machined parts. Selection of the right cutting tools can result in optimization of cycle time, reduce risks of errors in machining, manage tool costs better and result in the production of a high quality part.
Keeping this in view, IMTMA is organising an online training on Selection of Cutting Tools For Improving Productivity And Cost Reduction In CNC Machining.
8 to 9 March 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
We often read about numerous high-profile examples of product recalls. Such recalls happen due to poorly designed products and / processes. These failures are discussed with manufacturers, service providers and suppliers and are being depicted as incapable of providing a safe product. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, or FMEA, is a methodology aimed at allowing organizations to anticipate failure during the design / manufacturing stage by identifying all of the possible failures in a design or manufacturing process.
FMEA is not a substitute for good engineering. Rather, it enhances good engineering by applying the knowledge and experience of a Cross Functional Team (CFT) to review the desi
10 to 11 March 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Electricity is an energy that is a vital part of any industrial setup. From an office to a boiler or any machinery, everything runs on electricity. Hence the knowledge of electrical engineering becomes imperative for successful utilization of electrical energy and operation of electrical equipment.
As a non-electrical engineer, you may want to broaden your perspective on different areas of electrical engineering, ensure that the gaps in your understanding of electrical aspects are filled, and thereby work seamlessly with electrical technicians/support personnel.
Keeping this in mind, IMTMA has planned this program is aimed at covering Electrical engineering fundamentals for non-electrical
15 to 16 March 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
The LM guides & Ball screws is one of the most commonly used machine element which provides highly reliability, high speeds, higher precision, very low friction, easy replaceability and easy maintenance. These are used in building equipment in all fields of engineering and machine tools. Hence, there is a need for knowhow in types of LM guides and ball screws, selection, design and its assembly.
21 to 23 March 2022, Online from 1340 Hrs to 1700 HrsRead More
Injection Mould making has evolved over the years and is a competitive business today. Tool rooms often find that there are profitability concerns, whilst not being able to meet delivery requirements sometimes. Add to this, there are issues of rework on the mould, if the mould does not deliver the expected outcome in the first trial. The list of such challenges in mould manufacturing seems endless and only the most efficient mould manufacturers survive well.
Such a competitive scenario often leads to reduced and tighter product life cycle timelines. Newer and efficient mould design practices become very essential for survival in the business. The mould design being a crucial phase, can dire
22 to 23 March 2022, Online from 1310 Hrs to 1730 HrsRead More
The demand for a superior product at a lower cost is an ever growing demand. Engineers and scientists in organizations constantly researching to achieve this objective. About 70-80 percent of the components of industrial products, whether they are automotive or non-Automotive products are manufactured out of various types of steel due to its favourable cost to strength ratio. Steel properties can be changed to meet the manufacturing process standard to meet the design requirement by suitable heat treatment processes. Therefore in-depth knowledge of different Industrial heat treating processes is essential to find solutions to the problems quickly and effectively.
Keeping this in view, India
24 March 2022, Online from 1310 Hrs to 1730 HrsRead More
Industry 4.0 or "Smart Manufacturing" is fast becoming an inevitable evolutionary step for "future compatibility" for any Manufacturing Facility in India and Abroad.Most of Indian Industry is presently struggling to figure out how to get started into this "Digitalization" drive economically, and how to retrofit it into existing machines.To illustrate, develop confidence and show the way forward, IMTMA has now an I4.0 retrofitted facility comprising of common manufacturing CNC Machine and Automation, where most aspects can be practically demonstrated. The concepts shown here could be readily scaled up by Industry.
To extend the benefits of experience and competency in Industry 4.0; Indian Ma