R&D Services - Downstream

R&D Services :: Downstream

  • Alloy development
  • Melt treatment technology
  • Primary Casting
  • Extrusion Simulation
  • Defect characterisation
  • Friction Stir Welding FSW

Ongoing R&D in the Area of Downstream

  • Development of Super Thermal Aluminium (STAL) Conductor for Indian Power Sector (Joint project with NFTDC, Hyderabad) (Ministry of Mines, Govt of India)
  • Indigenization and development of wrought aluminium alloys for Indian defence., DRDO / DMRL, Hyderabad
  • Detailed Study on Melt Loss Generation and Suggest Solutions for Reduction in Melt Loss (BALCO)

Major Facilities

  • Universal Testing Machine with environment chamber (UTM)
  • Hardness testers (Rockwell/Brinell/Vickers)
  • Induction melting furnace
  • Resistance melting furnace
  • Metallography with image analyser
  • Ultrasonic flaw detector
  • SEM with EDS & EBSD
  • HyperXtrude software for modeling of metal forming processes
  • Roughness meter(Mutotoya SJ-2010)
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