Indian Institute of Metals
Delhi Chapter
Seminar–cum–Clinic on Computer-Aided Design and Automation in Die Casting

The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter organized this Technical Programme on 7th November 2011 in the new Lecture Hall premises. Around 40 delegates participated in the technical programme. The delegates were from Academic Institutions, Die Casting Units and members of IIM Delhi Chapter.
The participants were welcomed by Shri S C Suri, Vice Chairman, IIM Delhi Chapter. Shri Suri also presented a programme profile of the Seminar. Shri Anil Gupta, Chairman, IIM Delhi Chapter presented a brief account of IIM Delhi Chapter activities.
Shri L Pugazhenthy, Past President IIM and Executive Director ILZDA, delivered the keynote address titled “Die Casting Markets – Global and India”.
A Special Address was delivered by Shri Rahul Khanna, Managing Director, M/s Mahavir Die Casting Industries, Faridabad (Haryana). In his address, Shri Khanna presented a review and current status of the Die Casting Sector. Shri Khanna also requested for institutional support of the IIM Delhi Chapter for different problems being faced by the Die Casting Units.
Shri G I S Chauhan, Member, Executive Committee, IIM Delhi Chapter introduced the various speakers who made their respective presentations in the Seminar.
The following presentations titled below were made during the technical programme.
Automated Die- Design for Die-Casting
Shri Vijay Kumar Sharma Associate Professor Anand Intl. College of Engg., Jaipur
Automated parting line selection: Capabilities and limitation of present computer - aided systems
Er. Ranjit Singh Research Scholar, Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Tech., Sangrur
Process Simulation of Die Casting
Shri Sunil Kumar Baghla Associate Professor (Mech. Engg.) Yadavindra College of Engg., Bathinda
Computer Aided system for determination of environmental sustainability in Die casting Process
Shri Prince Pal Singh Associate Professor (Mech. Engg.), Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
Die Casting defects and its solutions
Shri C S Chowdhry Associate Vice President ASK Automotive P Ltd ;
The presentations of different speakers were highly informative and evinced lot of interest amongst the participants in the question-answer session for each presentation.
The Seminar was concluded by a Panel Session, which was chaired by Shri S C Suri, Vice Chairman, IIM Delhi Chapter. During the Panel Discussions, a strong need was expressed by different participants for more effective interaction between the Academic Institutions and Die Casting units.
Commendation Certificates were distributed to the participants by Shri P K Chatterjee, Member, IIM Delhi Chapter.
The Seminar activities concluded after a vote of thanks proposed by Shri S C Suri, Vice Chairman, IIM Delhi Chapter. It was followed by High Tea for all the participating members.