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IMTEX i2 Academia Pavilion-2018

3 Feb 2018

The Indian Machine Tool Manufacturer’s Association (IMTMA) organizes a prestigious exhibition IMTEX every year during the month of January. Mechanical industries world – wide participate in this event to showcase their manufacturing capabilities. IMTEX 2018 showcased the manufacturing capabilities related to forming. The event was held from 25 to 30 January 2018.

School of Mechanical Engineering, Jain (Deemed-to-be University) was selected second time to participate in this prestigious event. Total of 44 academic and research institutions had participated in the event. Dr Adarsha, Prof. Ranganatha Swamy and Prof. Kaushik V Prasad presented their posters titled:

1. Effect of PVD coatings in turning of Austenitic Stainless Steel using coated tools
2. Synthesis and characterization of shape memory polymers

Apart from the research work they have also showcased the R&D capabilities of the department. Further, Professors from IIT – Bombay have offered to form a chapter on Indian Forming Research Society in Jain (Deemed-to-be University). This collaboration would open a wide platform for the faculties and students to carry out their research activities in area of forming. Also several business heads of various industries showed their interest in our research work and have promised to collaborate with Jain University. Some of noteworthy industries that have approached are:

1. KPIT Technologies
2. Mudra 3D Printing Company
3. Kyocera Cutting Tools
4. Orelikon Balzers Cutting Tool Solutions
5. ABB Robots