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Industrial Visit of II B.Tech Mechanical Students to Chennai

B.TechSecond Year (2017-21Batch) Students of Mechanical Engineering went for an educational tour to visit various industries in and around Chennai, Tamil Nadu, on 21stFebruary 2019.

First, the students visited Hyundai Motors India Limited (HMIL), whichis the second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter in our country. It currently has nine car models across segments - EON, SANTRO, GRAND i10, ELITE i20, ACTIVE i20, XCENT, VERNA, ELANTRA, CRETA& TUCSON. HMIL's fully integrated manufacturing with advanced production, quality and testing capabilities. Current Production Capacity of HMIL is 7,00,000 cars per year& exports to around 88 countries across the world.

During the visit students viewed various sections in HMIL like- Press Shop: In this a computer controlled line converts the sheet metal to body panels with high dimensional accuracy and consistency.

Body Shop: It is a hi-tech line that builds full body shells from panels. Automated robotic arms are used for intricate welding operations that ensure superior and consistent build quality.

Paint Shop: In this shop, customer's preferred colour is added to the body of the car by using automated robotic arms.

Assembly Shop: In Assembly Shop all the engine and suspension parts, the electrical parts, the under body parts etc are fitted into the car. The cars go through complete testing in the Assembly Shop. The Assembly Shop comprises the Trim Line, the Chassis Line, the Final Line and the OK Line.

Next, students got a chance to visit SCHWING STETTER, a German-based company, which deals with manufacturing concrete pumps, concrete mixers, mobile and solid concrete mixing plants, concrete transport systems and related accessories.

A total of 56 students visited the above companies, accompanied by the department faculties - Mr. M. Raghuraman, Ms. M. GowthamaKranthi and Mr.M.Vinod and our society's Chennai liaison officer Mr.Arokiadoss. The students would like to express their heartfelt thanks and are indebted to the management of Sri Vishnu Educational Society and the Human Resource (HR) managers of the above companies for giving them an opportunity to visit these companies. Special thanks to Mr.Arokiadoss for his continuous follow-up with the HR managers of these companies and for making this visit to happen.

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