"TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN MANUFACTURE OF COPPER &
COPPER ALLOY TUBES, RODS AND SECTIONS"
Indian Copper Development Centre organized the seminar on "Technological Developments In Manufacture Of Copper & Copper Alloy Tubes, Rods And Sections", at Mumbai on 19th February, 2010. About 90 participants attended the programme from all over the country and also overseas. They represented manufacturers of copper based extruded & drawn products, rolled products and cast products; as also manufacturers of extrusion, CONFORM process, annealing, testing equipments and die & lubricants.
During the opening session, Mr. Nitin Agrawal, Executive Director, Multimetals Ltd., welcomed the participants. Mr. S.J. Kanal, Chairman, Shree Balaji Industrial Corporation and Mr. T.U. Shenava, Managing Director, Industrial Tube Manufacturers Pvt. Ltd. addressed the participants. Dr. D. De Sarkar, Chief Executive Officer, Indian Copper Development Centre proposed the Vote of Thanks.
|Experts in the field of manufacturing equipments for
extrusion & redrawing and CONFORM process as well as lubricant, dies,
annealing furnace and testing equipments made very interesting presentations
during the two technical sessions held during the day. These technical sessions
were chaired by Mr. Gurmit Singh, Managing Director, Rajco Metal Industries
Pvt. Ltd., and Dr. D. De Sarkar.
The following papers were presented :
· Increasing the Efficiency of Copper Tube Production –
Reducing the Conversion Cost of Copper
by David Liddle, ASMAG UK Limited, U.K.
· Endless Copper Tube Process for High-Quality of Thin-Wall
by Lorenzo Costantini (Presented by Kristiaan van Teutem), Danieli Centro
· Dies and Tools for Extrusion and Drawing
by Malaya Johari & Hitesh Sharma, Electro Die Tools, Jaipur
· Tungsten Carbide as a Preferred Tool Material in Bar &
by Vikram Chopra & R. S. Ravishankar, KENNAMETAL India Ltd., Bangalore
· Continuous Rotary Extrusion
by Angus MacKinnon, Meltech-Confex Ltd., UK
· Metal Forming – A Lubricant Manufacturer’s Perspective
by Dr. Amitabh K. Jain, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Navi Mumbai
· Centrifugal Oil Cleaning System for Cleaning Lubricant
Used in Copper Tube Drawing Process
by A. P. Gokhale, Autowin Systems Pvt. Ltd, Pune
· Annealing of Copper and its Alloy Tubes
by Santosh K. Tantri & Amzad Sheikh, Seco Warwick Allied Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
· Eddy Current Testing of Non-ferrous Extrudes
by P. Subramanyam, TECHNOFOUR, Pune
The participants found themselves extremely benefited from the deliberations and also from the lively discussions after each presentation when the authors of the papers replied various queries raised by the audience.