National Rubber Conference
2015 - MUMBAI
Path to Future – Stride with NRC
All India Rubber Industries Association (WR)
601...
Working Committee – NRC 2015, Mumbai
National Organising Committee
Mr. M. L. Gupta Mr. Ketan Shah Mr. Kamal K. Chaudhary M...
MESSAGES
MESSAGE
First of all, I would like to convey my sincere good wishes to everyone associated with AIRIA and simultaneously
t...
MESSAGE
Dear All,
As I look ahead, I can visualize that the conference will grow in pursuit of higher standards of technol...
MESSAGE
It is quite gladdening that the first of the 2015 series of National Rubber Conference (NRC) of All India Rubber
I...
Introducing Business Finance Solutions
Solutions that match your business needs
Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, India (HSBC India). Incorporated in Hong Kong SAR with li...
MESSAGE
It gives me great pleasure to congratulate organizing committee members of Western Region for unbeatable
NRC2015, ...
MESSAGE
It has been a privilege to work for NRC 2015 as a Chief Convener. A dedicated team of committee members
made my ta...
CROWN
RUBBER PRODUCTS
An ISO 9001-2008 Company,
Compression, Vacuum, Injection Moulding Facility,
In house Die making,
In ...
MESSAGE
Dear Sachin,
I am very happy to note that NRC 2015 Mumbai , the fourth edition of the National Rubber Conference o...
MESSAGE
The Mumbai NRC 2015 comes at a very opportune time as the rubber industry seems to have been paralyzed
with a slow...
MESSAGE
National Rubber Conference (NRC) is an annual event of All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) in four
reg...
Quality and Innovation.
The Keys to Our Success (and yours).
What makes a global leader in specialty rubber?
At OMNOVA Sol...
MESSAGE
"I am happy that the AIRIA-WR is conducting the National Rubber Conference 2015 at Mumbai this June.
The theme is ...
MESSAGE
I am extremely delighted on the organizing of National Rubber Conference 2015, the first in its series by the
West...
MESSAGE
Dear Readers
The emergence of today's empowered consumers shouts out for delivering unique and remarkable experien...
National Rubber Conference 2015 - Mumbai
Schedule Day 1, Friday, 19th
June, 2015
TIME TITLE / EVENT SPEAKER
8:30 - 9:30 RE...
Panelists:
Mr.D N.Singh- Managing Director Santosh Rubber Machinery Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Mazhar Vohra- Chairman & Managing Direct...
Product Range:
Gaskets, Seals, O-Rings
Anti-vibration Mounts
Dampers
Bellows
Elbows & Hoses
Metal to Rubber Bonded Parts
E...
PAPERS
MAKE IN INDIA AND MADE IN INDIA for SME - CHALLENGES AND
OPPORTUNITIES
Dr. Rabindra Mukhopadhyay, Director & CE-HASETRI
Th...
How to Reduce Costs of Operation via Energy Saving
Christoph Holzbach, Manager Market Development India of HF – Mixing Gro...
EXTRUSION AND SCREW DESIGN
Prasanth Warrier*
.......What You Should Know
Extrusion has a varied field of application inclu...
Each HFE has a hopper and feed roller section with spiral undercut liner that allows your compound to enter the
extruder e...
For feeding the cold rubber, it is recommended that you use a feeding conveyor with metal detector to remove
metal particl...
404 A Waghwadi, 3rd floor, Kalbadevi Road, Mumbai 400002, India | Gujrat Warehouse : Sarigaum | Tel: 91 22 40514444 | Fax:...
Deovulc Accelerator Blends
Ms. Eleonora Doehl, Deutsche Oelfabrik of Germany
Selected Accelerators for EPDM and other Dien...
THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER … IS IT A THREAT OR AN
OPPORTUNITY FOR THE RUBBER INDUSTRY
Mr. Mirisch Damani, Chairman & Mg. Dire...
Innovation with Mipelon & Lubmer for Rubber Modification
Mr. Prafulla Shinde, Senior Manager – Marketing, Automotive & Ind...
New Light
TM
(UHMW-PE Film application)
New Light
TM
film can provide lowest coefficient of friction as low as (0.15) same...
Recent Trends in Carbon Black Development
Dr. Abhijit Adhikary, GM – Technical Services & R&D, Phillips Carbon Black Limit...
Specialty Plasticizers for High Performance Applications
Dr. Manasi Nath - Senior Technical Manager, Fine Organics
Plastic...
Post Vulcanization Bonding Process for Rubber-to-Substrate
Assemblies
Mr. Subir Chaudhuri, Manager Technology, Lord India ...
Introduction to Per Fluoro Elastomers, Characteristics and
Applications
Mr. Nitin Dilip Zade - Sales Manager, 3M India Lim...
Mumbai Branch
CONTROL OF EXAMINATION IIT KHARAGPUR
Correspondence Address :
Mumbai Branch :
C/o .Attuned Polymers Laborato...
New X_ButylTM
Ionomers from LANXESS for Improved Dynamic
Properties
Mr. Mohammad Sadique L Patel - Senior Manager TS & D, ...
Static Dissipative Nanocomposites of Alkaline Earth Metal doped
Aluminium Oxide and Methyl Vinyl Silicone Polymer
Dr. Apar...
Cryogenic Deflashing Technology
A. Musahudeen - Biz Development Director, Nissanki GB APAC Sales Pte Ltd, Nissanki GB
Sale...
Rubber Mixing Plant Automation
Mr.V. Lakshminarayanan – CEO, Mr. Sugundhan N – Chief Solution Architect
BASE Automation Te...
1.2.4 Polymer Batching Equipment :
 For Polymer weighing, online Polymer conveyor are supplied with the capacity ranging ...
Asset Management
Mr. Naushad Shikalgar - CEO, J N Engineering
Purpose
Asset management is a systematic process of deployin...
With Best Compliment From :
The Rubber & Chemical Merchants Association
For Info Login: www.rcma.org.in
For Membership Ema...
AIRIA – WR, SUMMARY OF RECENT EVENTS
Date Event Venue
11/10/2014 Lecture on Polymer Blend By IRI GPM-Bandra
17/10/2014 COU...
NRC – 2015, MUMBAI
THANKS TO ALL OUR PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS
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National Rubber Conference (NRC) Mumbai 2015 E-Souvenir

E-Souvenir of National Rubber Conference (NRC) Mumbai 2015 held on June 19-20, 2015
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - National Rubber Conference (NRC) Mumbai 2015 E-Souvenir

  • 1. National Rubber Conference 2015 - MUMBAI Path to Future – Stride with NRC All India Rubber Industries Association (WR) 601, Pramukh Plaza, 485 Cardinal Gracious Road, Chakala, Andheri - (East), Mumbai – 400099. T: 022 2839 2107 / 2095 E: wr@allindiarubber.net W: www.allindiarubber.net
  • 2. Working Committee – NRC 2015, Mumbai National Organising Committee Mr. M. L. Gupta Mr. Ketan Shah Mr. Kamal K. Chaudhary Mr. Mehul Patel President AIRIA Sr. Vice President AIRIA Vice President AIRIA National Convener – NRC 2015 NRC 2015 - Mumbai Organising Committee Chairman : Mr. Sachin Chandak Chief Convener : Mr. Vinod Patkotwar Committees Technical Advisory Committee Mr. Subranshu Gupta Mr. D. J. Bharucha Mr. Arvind Kapoor Dow Corning India Pvt. Ltd. Bhimrajka Exim LLP Rishiroop Polymers Pvt. Ltd. Paper Sourcing Committee Convener : Mr. Nikunj Shah Mr. Nikhil Mody | Mr. Tushar Dalvi | Mr. Darshan Shah | Mr. Mitul Vora | Mr. Anup Deshmukh Mr. Ashit Lathia | Ms. Preety Singh | Mr. S. M. Bakerywala Marketing Committee Convener : Mr. Rajesh Kothari Mr. Ketan Shah | Mr. Nirah Thakkar | Mr. Milind Joshi | Mr. Ruchit Joshi Mr. Ronak Shah | Mr. Nikhil Tiwari | Mr. Siddarth Bhimrajka | Mr. Rasesh Shah Mr. Kamlesh Shah | Mr. Ishank Poldiya | Mr. Devang Mehta | Mr. Kiran Patel Sponsorship Committee Convener : Mr. Vinod Patkotwar Mr. Sharan Bhatia | Mr. Tapas Padhi | Mr. Ashok Singh | Mr. Prajakta Kotasthane Mr. Raju Jethmalani | Mrs. Pilloo Aga Creatives Convener : Ms. Mansi Upreti
  • 3. MESSAGES
  • 4. MESSAGE First of all, I would like to convey my sincere good wishes to everyone associated with AIRIA and simultaneously thank you very much for the kind support extended to me from time to time. I would like to congratulate Western Region for hosting the 1 st National Rubber Conference of 4 th edition in 2015 series (Mumbai-Chennai-Delhi- Kolkata) which is being organized at The Westin Mumbai Garden City, Goregaon, Mumbai on 19 th and 20 th of June 2015. An E-Souvenir is also being published on this occasion. As you all are aware of the hike in import duty on natural rubber from 20% to 25% by Govt of India, we at AIRIA have strongly protested the this move in view of its adverse effect on over 5500 Rubber MSMEs in the country. We being an old and responsible Association, always wanted the growth of both plantation and industrial sectors that is why we urged the Government to come out with a National Rubber Policy. In all fairness. Govt needed to wait for the National Rubber Policy and take a concerted decision on a major issue such as increasing import duties. Import Duty on Natural Rubber was already high as 20 %,( as compared to other nations) while the import duty on finished rubber goods is 10% or even lower up to Zero. So the rubber manufacturing sector continues to be at the receiving end of an Inverted duty structure, though Rubber manufacturing sector contributes close to 40% of its produce for exports. With the increase in the import duty, the cost of manufacturing goods for export will increase. Other hand Export obligation period that has been shrunk by the Government from 18 months to 6 months becomes hurdle for SSI units to import the NR against Advance Authorization/DFIA. Despite of the step taken by the Government, domestic rubber prices have been ruling much higher than international prices. Hence imports can’t be blamed for drop in domestic prices. As per my opinion, we must go in to deep reviewing that why Natural Rubber price is high in our country than other countries. Also Purchase taxes (5%), heavy freight charges from Kerala, India to other State and from Sea Port to Dry Port and the cess of Rs 2 per kg on rubber are also the factors contributing to the high price. Safe Guard Duty on Carbon Black and Anti-Dumping Duty on Rubber Chemicals also a big issue being faced by the Rubber Industries of the country. We have also requested to Government for formation of separate Export Promotion Council (RUBEXIL) for Rubber Sector to increase the export performance so as to earn more foreign exchange for the country. Governments should review the all MSME policies once again so as to give maximum output for the small manufacturers to give strength to mission of “Make in India”. India already levies one of the highest duties on import of Natural Rubber and one of the lowest duties on import of finished rubber goods. As a result the competitiveness of the Indian rubber industry is affected and many rubber units have already closed down. Despite of the all, we still need to keep the finger cross with hope and strength for accepting the challenges to come and succeed to “create In India to make in India”. I would once again thank the Chairman, Western Region and his team for this wonderful edition of National Rubber Conference and warm hospitality. “There is no development, physically or intellectually without effort and effort means work” Mohinder Gupta President, AIRIA
  • 5. MESSAGE Dear All, As I look ahead, I can visualize that the conference will grow in pursuit of higher standards of technology, and give shape to our dreams. The theme chosen for the conference “Path to Future – Stride with NRC” is of contemporary interest. The productivity of human beings depends on the stimulation levels maintained in their line of business. The stimulation in turn depends on efficiency of technology management, effective use of raw materials, innovation and understanding of the market requirement. AIRIA is duty-bound to engage themselves in these activities along with other areas of interest such as economic scenario, government policies, business environment (ease of doing business) and so on…. I am sure that the conference will enable the delegates, academicians, Practitioners, Consultants, Research Scholars, Industry leaders, and other experts to exchange ideas and suggest measures for meeting the evolving challenges. The exchange will surely benefit the rubber fraternity. While congratulating the organizers in their endeavor, I wish to compliment them for their novel initiative in achieving higher standards of quality for providing a platform for this interaction through this Conference. I open heartedly welcome all the delegates to this conference and have faith that this will be a professionally rewarding experience. I wish the Conference a great success. Ketan Shah Sr. Vice President, AIRIA
  • 6. MESSAGE It is quite gladdening that the first of the 2015 series of National Rubber Conference (NRC) of All India Rubber Industries Association is scheduled during 19 th & 20 th June, 2015 at the Westin Mumbai Garden City, Mumbai under the theme: "Path to Future - Stride with NRC". I congratulate our Western Region Chairman Mr. Sachin Chandak, and all others in AIRIA (WR) for their efforts to organize this programme. For high-performance business there is a need to pave the path to achieve quantitative superiority along the following key dimensions: ■ Growth, ■ Positioning for the future, ■ Consistency, and ■ Longevity. Just as the organizational agility is important to business success in today's world, it is critical to business success in tomorrow's world as well. I believe, NRC 2015 at Mumbai will be beneficial to the members for speeding down the path for successful business. With my best wishes and Cheers, Kamal K. Chowdhury Vice - President, AIRIA
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  • 9. MESSAGE It gives me great pleasure to congratulate organizing committee members of Western Region for unbeatable NRC2015, Mumbai. Ably led by the Chairman of Western Region, Mr. Sachin Chandak, and the Chief Convener, Mr. Vinod Patkotwar, the team has come up with some very good novel ideas. These ideas has taken NRC to a new height. Two days of excellent papers and very interesting Panel discussions will surely give ample knowledge to delegates and make them more enlightened with current developments. I wish all the success to new edition of NRC, 2015 Mumbai and hope that in future the same tempo will be maintained. I also wish to thank everyone in Mumbai team to involve me wherever required. Congratulations once again, Mehul M Patel National Convener, NRC 2015
  • 10. MESSAGE It has been a privilege to work for NRC 2015 as a Chief Convener. A dedicated team of committee members made my task very easy. AIRIA has always seen the interest of members and organized such useful events. Giving of tablet and soft copy of all papers and technical date, with e-souvenir to all delegates is a major step in going green. This NRC will be totally different in changing from one generation to the other. PATH TO FUTURE - STRIDE WITH NRC is an appropriate title with THEN AND NOW theme for Youth Confluence, is interesting in bringing two generations on one platform. Interacting with Defense establishments is an opportunity for us to join hands with them to promote Make In India brand in Defense sector. Thank you all for your support and corporation as always. Vinod Patkotwar Chief Convener, NRC 2015 MUMBAI
  • 11. CROWN RUBBER PRODUCTS An ISO 9001-2008 Company, Compression, Vacuum, Injection Moulding Facility, In house Die making, In house compounding, Well-equipped physical laboratory. Manufacturing capacity of maximum 1200 by 1200 mm. We manufacture natural as well as various synthetic elastomer products. O RINGS SEALS CUSTOM MADE PRODUCTS We specialise in manufacture FFKM products. • FFKM: FFKM (AS PER ASTM D1418) is a perfluoro elastomer with high chemical resistance; it can withstand around 1600 different chemicals in their pure and aggressive form for a longer service li fe at high temperature. • The FFKM raw material we use is manufactured and supplied by 3M, a world renowned company who have validated our Processing parameters for FFKM moulding finished components. • Lower swell leads to less degradation thus reducing maintenance. • High temperature resistance with low compression set results in longer service life. • FFKM is used where AGGRESSIVE CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENTS are present, wherein other elastomers cannot sustain. • FFKM is being used in SEMICONDUCTOR processing, PETROLEUM, CHEMICAL industry as well as HIGH TEMPERATURE applications. Properties of FFKM: Hardness: 60-90 SHORE A Temperature: UP TO 300˚C * Impermeability: EXCELLENT * Chemical Resistance: UP TO 1600 CHEMICALS INCLUDING PLASMAS* * Results may vary as per end application METAL BONDED PRODUCTS CONTACT US: CROWN RUBBER PRODUCTS Unit I & HO: J-221, MIDC, BHOSARI, Unit II: J-206/1, MIDC, BHOSARI PUNE 411 026, INDIA TEL: +91 20 27130721 / 46763221 FAX: +91 20 27130221 WEB: www.crownrubber.net EMAIL: info@crownrubber.net
  • 12. MESSAGE Dear Sachin, I am very happy to note that NRC 2015 Mumbai , the fourth edition of the National Rubber Conference organized by the All India Rubber Industries Association , Western Region is being held on the 19 th and 20 th of June 2015 in Mumbai . I have seen the tremendous success of the last 3 editions of the NRC which was held in Mumbai and as it travelled across India and the benefits it has given to all those who attended the event . I am sure that under your leadership we can expect many innovative events to happen during the NRC. This year’s NRC 2015, Mumbai will be yet another successful event designed to take care of the Indian Rubber Industry’s needs and demands as is aptly captured in the Theme of the Conference. I wish the event all success. Best Wishes and Regards Vinod Simon Past President, AIRIA Chairman, Rubber Skill Development Council
  • 13. MESSAGE The Mumbai NRC 2015 comes at a very opportune time as the rubber industry seems to have been paralyzed with a slowing economy and rupee devaluation against major currencies. This NRC is organized when the government is concentrating in the “Make in India” initiative. We have kept the panel discussion and the papers keeping in view the theme of NRC. The Young team has put a lot of effort and hard work to organize the papers, panel discussions for the benefit of the rubber Industry. We are also going green by starting a trend of E- Souvenirs and imparting the power of E - Gadget to the delegates. I wish the Fourth Edition of NRC 2015 all the grand success Sachin Chandak Chairman, AIRIA – Western Region
  • 14. MESSAGE National Rubber Conference (NRC) is an annual event of All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) in four regions. The enthusiasm and involvement of the rubber fraternity coupled with experiences gained in the previous NRCs make us happier for continuance of his Conclave for the benefit of the Indian rubber industry and trade. I am glad to learn that NRC 2015 in western region is scheduled from 19 th to 20 th June 2015 at the Westin Mumbai Garden City, Mumbai, thanks to Mr. Sachin Chandak, our Chairman of Western Region and all others in AIRIA (WR) for their initiative to organize this programme. This year the Conference theme "Path to Future - Stride with NRC" is significant because in today’s environment, business houses have a harder path than ever before. I am sure, the NRC 2015 at Mumbai will be inspiring and insightful from the standpoints of, say, strategic elevation, value orientation, client centricity, end-to- end business governance, global agility, etc. to achieve longevity, growth and profitability. With my best wishes for all round success of the Conference, Ramesh Kejriwal Chairman, AIRIA – Eastern Region
  • 15. Quality and Innovation. The Keys to Our Success (and yours). What makes a global leader in specialty rubber? At OMNOVA Solutions, we believe it is the ability to provide innovative products to our customers, manufactured to consistently high quality standards. With NBR bale rubber and carboxylated nitrile rubber to NBR/PVC polyblends, powdered NBR and elastomeric modifiers, high styrene resins and masterbatches – OMNOVA serves India’s growing rubber industry with in-region manufacturing and technical service, backed by our global commitment to excellence. That means, when you specify specialty rubber from OMNOVA Solutions, you can hold your product performance to a higher standard too. ISO 14001:2004 | ISO 9001:2008 | REACH Options | LEAN SixSigma Singapore | Ph: (65) 6391-0190 asiaPCsales@omnovasolutions.com India | Ph: (91) 22 66840911/13 indiasales@omnovasolutions.com China | Ph: (86) 21 6473-2525 asiaPCsales@omnovasolutions.com
  • 16. MESSAGE "I am happy that the AIRIA-WR is conducting the National Rubber Conference 2015 at Mumbai this June. The theme is very appropriate in today's circumstances. I trust the speakers and experts will throw light on technology and manufacturing practices which will enable our Industry to grow and scale greater heights. I wish the NRC the very best." K. Srikanth Chairman, AIRIA – Southern Region
  • 17. MESSAGE I am extremely delighted on the organizing of National Rubber Conference 2015, the first in its series by the Western Region of All India Rubber Industries Association on 19 th and 20 th June, 2015 at Mumbai. The theme, well thought of, is suitable to the present scenario of Rubber industry “Path to Future- Stride with NRC” accords emphasis on trends and development currently taking place at the global curriculum. Also, the ambition of Prime Minister “Make in India” is kept in view for the Conference. A commendable initiative. With full confidence, I expect that this conclave would share deliberations on various aspects and enabling factors which would help competitiveness at the global level. I congratulate all those Members and Western Region Office for the efforts in putting up the event and wish the Conference all success. J C MALHOTRA CHAIRMAN, AIRIA - NORTHERN REGION
  • 18. MESSAGE Dear Readers The emergence of today's empowered consumers shouts out for delivering unique and remarkable experiences. Organizations that anticipate and adapt to this shift in consumer behavior will be better poised to build long-term customer loyalty and value. With relentless pursuit of innovation and a driving customer obsession, National Rubber Conference (NRC) from AIRIA has been helping the fraternity to gain a global perspective on contemporary and futuristic technologies to deliver remarkable customer experiences across every conversation and every channel. National Rubber Conference has been redesigned to create an exceptional experience that will give you all the information and tools you need, that delivers more revenue, from more customers, more frequently. The topics of the NRC have been hand-picked by our experienced team of technical and non technical members giving an all round perspective to excel in your respective business venture. NRC is a success story that would not be possible without the contribution of our members and delegates who have shared our incredible journey thus far. It operates as one event, with one unifying vision ‘Connect. Discover. Be Free.’, and sharing a common set of values: “We love what we do”, “We do what we say”,”We constantly innovate”, “We get things done” and”We work as one!” But it all starts with our basic principles and behaviors. Most of all, NRC, in my opinion, remains committed to bringing the best ideas like “Path To The Future – Stride With NRC” The opportunity is here. We are sure you’ll join us…. See you there. Dr. Sanjay Sanghvi Secretary General, AIRIA
  • 19. National Rubber Conference 2015 - Mumbai Schedule Day 1, Friday, 19th June, 2015 TIME TITLE / EVENT SPEAKER 8:30 - 9:30 REGISTRATION 9:30 - 11:20 Inauguration of NRC 2015- Mumbai Keynote Address: Current Status and Outlook on Indian Economy Shashank Tripathi, Partner – Consulting, Strategy Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Chief Guest Dr. S.Guruprasad, Director, R&DE(Engrs), DRDO 11:20 - 11:35 Presentation- India Rubber Expo 2017 Dr. Sanjay Sanghvi, Secretary General, All India Rubber Industries Association 11:35 - 13:00 Session 1 - Panel Discussion Distilling India's Competitive Advantage Panelists: Mr. Anil Sampat- Director Elastochemie Impex Pvt. Ltd. Mr. D.T. Keswani- President Auto Steel & Rubber Ind. Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Vishal Jhunjhunwala- Partner Bombay Chemical & Rubber Products Mr. Mazhar Vohra- Chairman & Managing Director Zenith Ind. Rubber Products Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Mirisch Damani- Chairman & Mg. Director Zylog Plastalloys Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Narinder Pal Singh - Western India Head - Trade Finance function HSBC Mr. Vilas Dhavale- Managing Director Lord India Pvt. Ltd. Moderator Mr. Niraj I Thakkar-Director Precision Rubber Industries Pvt Ltd 13:00 - 13:15 Presentation- Indian Rubber Institute, Mumbai Branch Mr. Ronak Shah, Committee Member, Indian Rubber Institute, Mumbai Branch 13:15-14:00 Lunch Break 14:00 - 16:00 Session 2 - Effective Technology Mr. Manu Patel Session Chairman Director, Attuned Polymers Pvt. Ltd 14:00 - 14:45 Make in India Effectively Dr. R Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, Indian Rubber Institute. 14:45 - 15:15 How to Reduce Costs of Operation via Energy Saving Mr. Christoph Holzbach, Director, Indus UTH HF Mixing Systems Pvt Ltd 15.15-15.30 Presentation- HSBC Mr. Narinder Pal Singh - Western India Head -Trade Finance function, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 15:30 - 16:00 Extruder and the Screw Design Mr. Prasanth Warrier, Consultant & CEO, Rubber Machinery World 16:00-16:10 Tea Coffee Break 16:10 - 18:00 Session 3 - Specialty Materials Mr. D.J. Bharucha, Session Chairman Technical Director, Polmann India Ltd. 16:10 - 16:55 Selected Accelerators for EPDM and other Diene Rubbers Ms. Eleonora Doehl, Deutsche Oelfabrik of Germany. 16:55 - 17:40 Thermoplastic Elastomer … Is it a threat or an opportunity for the Rubber Industry Mr. Mirisch Damani, Chairman & Mg. Director, Zylog Plastalloys Pvt. Ltd 17:40 - 18:10 UHMW-PE Mr. Prafulla Shinde, Senior Manager – Marketing, Automotive & Industrial Materials Division, Mitsui Chemicals India Pvt Ltd. 18:10-18:30 High Tea 18:30 - 20:30 Youth Confluence: Then & Now
  • 20. Panelists: Mr.D N.Singh- Managing Director Santosh Rubber Machinery Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Mazhar Vohra- Chairman & Managing Director Zenith Industrial Rubber Products Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Shabbir Shakeer - Proprietor Ema Rubber Industries Mr. Ali Asgar - Partner Acron Polymer Product Mr. Darius C Aga - Director Gold Seal Engg. Products Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Ravi Singh - Director Santosh Rubber Machinery Pvt. Ltd. Moderator - Professor Murti Head – Academics, Centre for Family Business, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, MUMBAI. 20:30 Onwards Cocktails & Dinner Schedule Day 2, Saturday, 20th June, 2015 TIME TITLE/ EVENT SPEAKER 9:30-11:00 Session 1 - Specialty Ingredients Mr. Raju Jethmalani, M.D., I R Tubes Pvt. Ltd. 9:30-10:00 Recent Trends in Carbon Black Development Dr. Abhijit Adhikary, GM – Technical Services & R&D, Phillips Carbon Black Limited 10:00-10:30 Specialty Plasticizers for High Performance Applications Dr. Manasi Nath, Senior Technical Manager, Fine Organics. 10:30-11:00 Post Vulcanization Bonding Process for Rubber-to- Substrate Assemblies Mr. Subir Chaudhuri, Manager Technology, Lord India Pvt. Ltd. 11:00-11:15 Talk on IRMRA Activities 11:15 - 12:45 Session 2 - Polymers Mr. Mehul Patel, Director, Attuned Polymers Pvt. Ltd 11:15 - 11:45 Introduction to Per Fluoro Elastomers, Characteristics and Applications Mr. Nitin D Zade, Sales Manager, 3M India Limited 11:45 - 12:15 New X_ButylTM Ionomers from LANXESS for Improved Dynamic Properties Mr. Mohammad Sadique L Patel, Senior Manager TS & D, Lanxess India Pvt Ltd. 12:15 - 12:45 Static Dissipative Nanocomposites of Alkaline Earth Metal doped Aluminium Oxide and Methyl Vinyl Silicone Polymer Dr. Aparna M Joshi, Research Director, K.D.Joshi Rubber Industries Pvt.Ltd. 12:45 - 13:30 Lunch 13:30 - 15:00 Session 3 - Machinery Mr. Prasanth Warrier, Consultant & CEO, Rubber Machinery World 13:30 - 14:00 Cryogenic Deflashing Technology Mr. Abdurrahim Musahudeen, Biz Development Director, Nissanki GB APAC Sales Pte Ltd, Nissanki GB Sales India Pvt Ltd. 14:00 - 14:30 Rubber Mixing Plant Automation Mr. Laxmi Narayan, CEO, Base Automation Technologies. 14:30 - 15:00 Preventive Maintenance Mr. Naushad Shikalgar, CEO, J N Engineering 15:00 Running Tea Break 15:00 - 16:15 Session 4 - Hands On Training on Testing Panelists: Mr. Mehul Patel Director, Attuned Polymers Pvt. Ltd Mr. Yazdi B. Patel CEO, Bymer Elastomers Dr. M.S. Banerji Consultant, Dr. Banerji & Quality Products. Mr. Vinod Patkotwar CEO, Crown Rubber Products. Mr. Dahar Mujavar Cahors, Manager Engineering 16:15 onwards Lucky Dip
  • 21. Product Range: Gaskets, Seals, O-Rings Anti-vibration Mounts Dampers Bellows Elbows & Hoses Metal to Rubber Bonded Parts Extruded Profiles Shriram Rubber Products Pvt. Ltd. W-41, Technicians Block, MIDC, Bhosari, Pune- 411026, INDIA. Tel : +91-20-27122860 / +91 -20-66111873 Email : marketing@shriramrubber.com Web: www.shriramrubber.com Shriram Rubber Products Pvt. Ltd. An ISO / TS 16949 : 2009 Company Applications: Automobiles Generators Gas-Springs Compressors Couplings Engineering & Food Industry
  • 22. PAPERS
  • 23. MAKE IN INDIA AND MADE IN INDIA for SME - CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Dr. Rabindra Mukhopadhyay, Director & CE-HASETRI The world economy is recovering from an extended slow down, with all the key economic groups, including the USA, Euro area and BRICKS, expected to stage higher growths over the next few years. India in turn has recently witnessed the most emphatic election verdict in 3 decades, and is gearing up for growth. The overall outlook is positive, with leaders across the industry expressing confidence in this economic revival. In keeping with the theme of development, our Prime Minister has launched the “Make in India” campaign, targeted to transform India into a manufacturing leader. The world is fast changing, with a rebalancing of manufacturing weight across the developed and developing economies. India in this competitive global environment is starting from a position that is far from advantageous. India’s manufacturing sector with a 15% share of overall GDP, compares poorly with peers like Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. India also suffers from some critical drawbacks like a lack of an enabling infrastructure, poor perception of India in terms of ease of doing business, and a lack of proven ability to compete at a global scale. At the same time India’s long term prospects remain intact, with its core strength of human resources, a strong base of entrepreneurs, and a robust and growing domestic demand. In many ways, there, the stage is set for India to transform its manufacturing and seek global leadership. Make in India means manufacturing in India with proven technology, using cost competitive resources for domestic as well as overseas market through technology transfer (TOT). Made in India is not just about manufacturing the product in India on TOT basis but rather about encouraging and incentivizing the indigenous companies to design & develop the product (creating IPR), manufacturing including after sales service & branding and give them preference during the procurement process. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in India have seen exponential growth over the last decade. According to the latest reports by the SMB Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, India currently has more than 48 million SMEs. These SMEs contribute more than 45% of India’s industrial output, 40% of the country’s total exports and create 1.3 million jobs every year. Yet, these SMEs continue to struggle on multiple accounts. Indian SMEs today operate in a very challenging atmosphere. According to World Bank India has slipped 3 ranks in its Ease of Doing Business Index. SMEs are said to be the backbone of India’s economy, however not much is being done to promote their healthy growth and development. The biggest challenges of SME Sector in India are:  Dearth of easy finance and credit instruments  Limiting regulatory polices  Unavailability of modern, affordable technology  Lack of basic infrastructure facilities  Absence of exclusive marketing platforms and distribution networks  Inflexible labour laws and availability of affordable skilled labour In this paper, the above challenges faced by the SME sector with reference to auto components will be addressed to “MAKE IN INDIA” campaign a grand success
  • 24. How to Reduce Costs of Operation via Energy Saving Christoph Holzbach, Manager Market Development India of HF – Mixing Group Director – INDUS UTH HF With “energy” making up 12% to 14% of the cost of compounding it is an area that needs understanding and controlling… The presentation will give an overview of the consumers, show in which they influence the mixing process and how important it will be to choose the correct configuration. Today most modern drive systems can be realized with up to six separate small motors instead of a single one!
  • 25. EXTRUSION AND SCREW DESIGN Prasanth Warrier* .......What You Should Know Extrusion has a varied field of application including rubber. So, when you come across a rubber profile, strip, hose, cable, wire, cord coating, tire tread, v-belt, tube, or blank remember that they are only a few handful of products manufactured using extrusion process. The extrusion process has to be effective. What does this mean to you? Your extruded profile temperature must be within required limits to prevent scorching. Your main goal of extrusion is to get the highest output at good quality of product within the safe temperature limits of the products. These three factors create an imaginary triangle with sides the same length. But under real conditions, the shape of this triangle is more or less deformed and depends on factors such as rubber compound composition, material properties, back pressure, temperature conditions inside the extruder, screw design and flow channel geometry. Some kinds of rubber compounds are difficult to process by extrusion, due to their physical, mechanical and rheological properties. In the tire industry, they are usually based on natural rubber (NR). With a higher content of rubber, the elastic properties increase. This high elasticity causes high heat generation when compressed. When you choose a rubber extruder, you should deliberate and discuss extensively upon few key things i.e the design, material technology and manufacturing accuracy of screw, barrel and die-head. Very few manufacturers world-wide can guarantee you well-designed and precisely manufactured rubber extruders. The effect of increase of key screw design elements is as below: Reputed manufacturers offer different screw designs to process your specific rubber compound requirements. Based on the convenience and usage history, you need to know of the two types of rubber extruders’ viz. Hot Feed Extruders (HFE) and Cold Feed Extruders (CFE). Hot Feed Extruder (HFE) Rubber industry only had Hot Feed Extruders until 1950’s. HFE’s extrude your rubber compounds at reduced temperatures. The screw depth of a HFE is relatively larger and you get a consistent output due to its short screw design. L/D ratio is mostly in the range of 4:1 to 6:1 which keeps your rubber compound dwell time and its temperature increase to a minimum. Two screw designs are a) Standard Screw that has 2-Flight Inlet Section, decreasing pitch for compression and constant core diameter. b) Improved Screw with 1&1/2 flight screw, constant pitch and increased core diameter at outlet for compression One study by HF Mixing Group, reveals a higher performance with their improved screw design on 10” screw as below for tread compound.
  • 26. Each HFE has a hopper and feed roller section with spiral undercut liner that allows your compound to enter the extruder easily. The feed roller on a hot feed extruder allows your compound to pass the scraper knife, directed around the roll and then fed back into the hopper. The feed roll bearings are placed in positions to prevent contamination. You can vary the output by changing the screw speed using variable speed drives. Despite these advantages, the HFE’s are getting outdated in many applications. Because the rubber that is fed into a Hot Feed Extruder needs to be pre-heated or warmed using two-roll mills to achieve the required degree of viscosity and temperature that facilitates smooth flow of rubber, its compaction and extrusion through the die. And that makes Cold Feed Extruders relevant and desirable. Cold Feed Extruder (CFE) Cold Feed Extruders are designed and manufactured with specially designed screws best suited for cold feeding of rubber. While manufacturers offer L/D ratio up to 24:1, the most preferred by end-users is generally in the range 12:1 to 18:1. You can discuss with your manufacturer and avail various options of screws for a wide range of compound and extrusion applications. Few screw designs are a) Standard Screw with 6-Flight Inlet Section, constant screw pitch and constant core diameter. b) High-performance homogenization screw with 6-Flight Inlet Section, constant screw pitch (larger than standard screw) and constant core diameter. c) Screw with thickened core that has 6-Flight Inlet Section, constant screw pitch and constant core diameter (larger than standard screw). d) Compression screw with 2 flight inlet section, variable screw pitch, and increasing screw core diameter from inlet to tip. e) Compression screw with higher homogenization that has 6 flight inlet section, variable screw pitch, and increasing screw core diameter from inlet to tip. f) Decompression screw 6 flight inlet section, constant screw pitch, and decreasing screw core diameter from inlet to tip. A study by Konstrukta on a compound that had high NR content and low filler showed higher output from their latest decompression screw designs as compared to others.
  • 27. For feeding the cold rubber, it is recommended that you use a feeding conveyor with metal detector to remove metal particles. This avoids damage to the screw or barrel. In some plants, I find the sensitivity of the metal detector calibrated to a low value that it virtually renders the detector useless. Every CFE comes with a Temperature Controller Unit (TCU) that controls the barrel temperature so that the shape and size of the extruded products are uniform. Variants in cold feed extruders along with their uses are 1. Plain Barrel Type Cold Feed Extruder – These CFE’s as the name suggests have a plan barrel and used in manufacturing of hoses, blanks, fluorocarbon rubber, butyl rubber, etc. 2. Pin Barrel Type Cold Feed Extruder – These CFE’s have around 80-100 pins protruding out of the barrel towards the screw center. These pins enhance the mixing and dispersion of your rubber as it is kneaded between the barrel and screw. And the result is processed rubber with outstanding homogeneity and extrudate quality. This flexibility in Pin Type Cold Feed Extruders endears to all making it a universal extruder for many rubber compound formulations involving varied applications. Hard rubber compounds also can be processed because of high extruder torque. 3. Vent Type Cold Feed Extruder – Vent type or vacuum type extruders were developed for production of non- porous profiles and hoses. These CFE’s have a custom-built screw, and a degassing barrel with a vacuum pump attached to vent bubbles out of extruded compounds. Co-extrusion: Customer-specific customization and usage complexity demands led to the introduction of co- extrusion for manufacturing of various profiles. And so you today have Simplex, Multiplex (Duplex, Triplex, Quadruplex, and Quintuplex) and Roller Head technology. Multiplex lines of piggy-back type of 2,3,4, and 5 layers have a compact construction. Roller Head Technology involves a combination of extruder with preform head and two-roll calender. They offer twin advantages of – high uniformity of the material thickness over the entire sheet width with absence of air traps even at higher thicknesses (~20mm thick as against conventional calender lines that give max 3mm thick sheets with or without air traps) and excellent homogeneity of the material produced. Both these characteristics are important for high-quality rubber products such as tire components, V-belts, conveyor belts, tank linings, cover sheets, blank sheets and roofing sheets, etc. For even thickness across the entire sheet width of the roller head, there are three options that can be used alone or in combination with one another – roll crowning, roll crossing or roll bending, which will compensate for the elastic deflection of rolls. Rubber extrusion is in itself a vast subject, and when you know the above basics, you have made a knowledgeable start. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Prasanth Warrier, the CEO of Rubber Machinery World, is a B2B Strategist, Marketing & Business Development Consultant, Speaker and Business Leader. He blogs regularly on http://rubbermachineryworld.com , a popular information portal for machinery buyers in the global rubber and tyre industry, and can be reached on rubbermachineryworld@gmail.com.
  • 28. 404 A Waghwadi, 3rd floor, Kalbadevi Road, Mumbai 400002, India | Gujrat Warehouse : Sarigaum | Tel: 91 22 40514444 | Fax: 91 22 22062135 | www.rohitgrp.com EPDM RUBBER MITSUI CHEMICALS CARBO N BLACKS HIM AD RI CHEM ICALS AND IND UST RIES PVT LTD SILICONERUBBERSMOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS You name it... ...we have it Importers / Distributors / Stockists CARBON BLACKS HIMADRI CHEMICALS & INDUSTRIES P LTD MOULD RELEASE SYSTEMS MCLUBE ASIA PVT LTD DRY BONDING AGENTS TWC GROUP RUBBER CHEMICALS NOCIL BONDING AGENTS LORD CORPORATION NATURAL RUBBERS RMA 1/ RMA4 / RMA IX / RMA LOT / ISNR3L / ISR 10 / ISNR 20 / SKIM/ EBC / PLC OTHER SYNTHETIC RUBBERS NBR / PVC NBR / SBR / PBR/CR ZINC OXIDES J G CHEMICALS OTHER PRODUCTS WAXES / RESINS / PEPTIZERS / STERATES / TACKIFIERS / STEARIC ACID
  • 29. Deovulc Accelerator Blends Ms. Eleonora Doehl, Deutsche Oelfabrik of Germany Selected Accelerators for EPDM and other Diene Rubbers Ethylene Propylene diene rubber [EPDM] is a terpolymer with side-chain double bonds. The main chain thus remains saturated. The advantage of the EPDM’s largely saturated molecular structure, e.g. high resistance to weathering and ageing are accompanied by a relatively inert vulcanization behavior. An economically viable cross-linking of EPDM with sulphur can often only be achieved though complex systems with numerous individual components consisting of vulcanisation accelerators and sulphur donors. If the components are not optimally balanced, staining or blooming effects can appear. For over four decades, DOG Deutsche Oelfabrik has been producing accelerator blends that enable balanced ,safe and blooming–free EPDM cross-linking in industrial use, and has reached worldwide distribution. DOG’s line of conventional and nitrosamine-safe acclerator blends for EPDM and other diene rubbers as well as the advantages of the vulcanisation stabilizer Deostab will be the central topic of this presention.
  • 30. THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER … IS IT A THREAT OR AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE RUBBER INDUSTRY Mr. Mirisch Damani, Chairman & Mg. Director, Zylog Plastalloys Pvt. Ltd Thermoplastic elastomer, commonly known as tpe, has been commercialised globally over the past several decades, successfully penetrating markets that have been main domain of the rubber industry. Tpe, also used interchangeably as tpr, tpv, etc … is defined as a material that provides feel and performance of a rubber, yet ease of processing and economics of a plastic. Unlike rubber, which is a thermoset material, tpe is a thermoplastic material. This means it flows like plastic when processed at above melting temperature of plastic, yet behave and perform like rubber at room temperature. TPE when introduced in mid 80s in india, it was more of a concept. Today, tpe is widely consumed and commercialised in many market segments and continues to grow much faster than rubber industry. Over the years, tpe has replaced conventional thermoset rubber in many applications in consumer and industrial product areas, due to its performance, colourability, and much faster production cycles leading to cost benefits. Today, the compound technology has further widened performance envelope of tpe allowing it to be used in application requiring high heat resistance, oil & grease resistance, self lubricating and several such other key domains of thermosets. Be it in automotive, wire and cable, medical and healthcare, electrical/electronics, appliances, construction, consumer durables and disposables, etc … you will find tpe playing an important and significant role. Million dollar question is TPE … an opportunity or a threat to the rubber industry..? this paper will highlight and examine how plastic processors have taken advantage of this wonder material and entered application/market arena that have been a primary domain to rubber processors. Rubber processor, having invested in rubber processing machinery, always felt that tpe processing would require investment in plastic machinery, and making their rubber machinery idle. Either you safeguard your turf or loose out to competition. Call is yours. Opportunity is abundant otherwise large threat is looming over your business. Tpe can no longer be ignored.
  • 31. Innovation with Mipelon & Lubmer for Rubber Modification Mr. Prafulla Shinde, Senior Manager – Marketing, Automotive & Industrial Materials Division, Mitsui Chemicals India Pvt Ltd. Mitsui Chemicals Inc. is leading global chemical company engaged into manufacturing of specialty Polyethylene based materials. Mipelon is ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene in the form of fine powder developed by Mitsui Chemicals. Mipelon supported for lot of value addition in performance of rubber goods with Abrasion resistance and Impact properties modification. Indian Rubber Industries will be able to modify conventional rubber for superior abrasion & chemical resistance with the help of Mipelon. Modified Resins and Rubbers ( Compound) The addition of MIPELON TM to polyacetal, polyamide or phenol resin improves results in self-lubrication properties. Adding MIPELON TM to rubber not only improves self-lubrication, but also increases resistance to chemicals. Mipelon decreases friction coefficient of base resin more efficiently than PTFE which is widely used as an Abrasion Modifier. LUBMER ( Glass Run Channel) LUBMER TM remarks the super abrasion resistance in GRC application. The high abrasion resistance of LUBMER TM enables to make “hard” sliding part thinner and contributes to manufacture Flexible GRC.
  • 32. New Light TM (UHMW-PE Film application) New Light TM film can provide lowest coefficient of friction as low as (0.15) same as Fluororesin. It can also provide abrasion resistance six times higher than Fluororesin with higher impact strength & excellent chemical resistance. No investment for equipment’s is required and also it contributes to the reduction of total production costs. It also supports to achieve stable and uniform thickness
  • 33. Recent Trends in Carbon Black Development Dr. Abhijit Adhikary, GM – Technical Services & R&D, Phillips Carbon Black Limited Rubber products depend heavily on carbon black as reinforcing filler to impart desirable properties to the Elastomer matrix. These include improved toughness, failure properties and wear resistance. With the stringent product performance requirements moving northward, the constituting subcomponent’s performance becomes critical and requires specific set of technology and manufacturing set up to produce. Carbon black manufacturers are now facing multi-dimensional challenges to stay competitive. In one hand, Carbon Black manufacturing processes need to conform to stringent local environmental norms, be highly efficient in resource utilization, and maintain uniform product quality, yet flexible on the inputs. On the other hand, its product portfolio should be process and performance efficient to the user, maintaining the brand pull thereby justifying the price. Huge fluctuation in Crude price, stringent regulatory norms internationally, ever increasing demand on product performance and limited talent pool magnify complexities. Development activities at leading Carbon black manufacturers are aligning to the newer Material Processing, Product Performance and Environmental requirements by developing value added customised grades, catering to the present and future needs.
  • 34. Specialty Plasticizers for High Performance Applications Dr. Manasi Nath - Senior Technical Manager, Fine Organics Plasticizers are broadly classified as general purpose, performance or specialty plasticizers. General purpose plasticizers are those that offer overall general performance inexpensively. Performance plasticizers include fast solvating material, low-temperature plasticizers, reduced migration, improved stress-strain behavior, flame resistance and increased stabilization. While phthalate esters are low cost plasticizer, they often do not provide the required performance. Specialty plasticizers are often used in combination with phthalate esters to provide a balance of performance and cost. Specialty plasticizers are also used as sole plasticizer depending upon the desired performance. Plasticizers are selected based upon a cost/ performance evaluation. The rubber compounder must evaluate innovative plasticizers, like FinaFlex-1200 for compatibility, process-ability, performance properties and permanence. The study of these properties by the rubber compounder will contribute to the selection of the specialty plasticizer. The paper will cover classification of plasticizer, selection criteria of plasticizers for various elastomers. The paper will be discussing mainly on the plasticizers with its various physical and chemical properties, performance properties of the compounded materials using the plasticizer. Performance properties are evaluated on the basis of its thermal stability, flow characteristics, mechanical and extraction resistance properties in end-user applications. The testimonials for low temp flexibility and high extractability will also be discussed.
  • 35. Post Vulcanization Bonding Process for Rubber-to-Substrate Assemblies Mr. Subir Chaudhuri, Manager Technology, Lord India Pvt. Ltd. Complex and large substrate geometries within rubber-to-substrate bonded assemblies are often difficult and expensive to mold using the conventional vulcanization bonding process. Post vulcanization (PV) bonding is the process of bonding cured elastomer to various substrates using a Chemlok® adhesive system or LORD™ structural adhesives. Post vulcanization bonding can significantly reduce the tooling costs and processing times to allow for a robust bonded assembly solution. The scope of this paper is to highlight the key process differences and advantages of PV bonding over traditional vulcanization bonding.
  • 36. Introduction to Per Fluoro Elastomers, Characteristics and Applications Mr. Nitin Dilip Zade - Sales Manager, 3M India Limited Perfluoro Elastomers are essential engineering material that come into play where other elastomers prove insufficient in handling the harshest of chemical enviornments and / or extreme temperatures. These materials have the highest level of chemical and thermal resistance of any elastomer currently available. Per Fluorinated Elastomers (PFE) are employed more often in many industry applications as operating conditions become increasingly intense. Additional reasons for use of PFE include reducing equipment downtime, handling more stringent enviornment regulations (e.x, reduced emissions and leak prevention) and / or increasing lifetime performance of the finished article, such as seal or progressive cavity pump. The intention of this paper is to provide technical insight into PFE Polymers, their cross linking chemistry, capabilities for chemical and thermal resistance and application considerations, along with detailed information on how to handle and work with PFE Polymers. These materials are known to be very expensive, orders of magnitude more expensive than a typical Fluoro Carbon Elastomer (FKM) or Hydro Carbon Elastomer, so proper handling and use are important.
  • 37. Mumbai Branch CONTROL OF EXAMINATION IIT KHARAGPUR Correspondence Address : Mumbai Branch : C/o .Attuned Polymers Laboratories. 308-313 Rajasthan Technical Centre Patanwala Estate, L B S Marg Ghatkopar (W), Mumbai – 400 086 Phone : +91 22 2500 1556 / 3282 Email : attuned11@yahoo.com / irimumbai@yahoo.com Course Starting September, 2015 Head Office : C/o. Raei Polymers & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. 7, Waterloo Street, Kolkata – 700069 Tel : 91-33-248-4413, 243-0218/19 E Mail: irihq@bsnl.in / akhouri@cal.2.vsnl.net.in PART TIME 1 YEAR DIPLOMA COURSES
  • 38. New X_ButylTM Ionomers from LANXESS for Improved Dynamic Properties Mr. Mohammad Sadique L Patel - Senior Manager TS & D, Lanxess India Pvt Ltd. A new butyl-based material – butyl ionomer - has been developed which contains a persistent ionic charge attached to the butyl backbone. In addition to the properties of traditional butyl rubber (impermeability and low temperature flexibility) the butyl ionomer displays many unique physical and dynamic properties including excellent green strength, improved polymer-filler interaction as well as thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) behavior owed to the formation of ionic aggregates. These ionic aggregates are thermally labile and the mobility of the polymer is enhanced at increased temperatures. Incorporation of the butyl ionomer in an EPDM compound has been shown to significantly reduce crack growth. As crack growth is one of the key failures for dynamic applications in the such as EPDM based belts, the addition of the butyl ionomer should improve the service lifetime as well reduce costly downtime.
  • 39. Static Dissipative Nanocomposites of Alkaline Earth Metal doped Aluminium Oxide and Methyl Vinyl Silicone Polymer Dr. Aparna M Joshi, Research Director, K.D.Joshi Rubber Industries Pvt.Ltd. Methyl vinyl silicone polymer - alkaline earth metal doped aluminium oxide composites are prepared by conventional two roll open mill mixing method. Doped aluminium oxides (DAO) using silvery white coloured alkaline earth metals such as Mg and Ca as dopants in the concentration of 0.4 % are synthesized by microwave combustion method and the as synthesized materials are characterized for the electrical resistance, X–ray diffraction, FE-SEM, transmission electron microscopy and FTIR. The electrical resistances of the DAOs are observed to be ~ 8-20 MΩ. This means that the resistance of aluminium oxide (Corundum) a-Al2O3 which is ~ 10 10 Ω is reduced by the order of ~ 10 3 to 10 4 Ω after doping. XRD studies reveal the doping of Mg and Ca in aluminium oxide. The microstructural study using FE-SEM shows the flaky clusterous structures with the thickness of the flakes between 10 and 20 nm. TEM images depict the rod shaped morphological geometry of the particles with the diameter of ~50-70 nm. The nanocomposites are synthesized by incorporating the DAOs in the concentration of 75 phr (parts per hundred parts of rubber) into VMQ polymer. The electrical resistance of VMQ polymer, which is ~ 10 15 Ω, drops by the order of 10 8 Ω. There is retention of the electrical resistance of ~ 30-50 MΩ for the nanocomposites which is a static dissipative range of electricity. In this work white coloured electrically conductive VMQ polymer-DAO nanocomposites have been synthesized. The physical and mechanical properties of the composites such as specific gravity, hardness, tensile strength and rebound resilience are measured. Hardness and tensile strength are found to increase, with the negligible alteration in the other properties.
  • 40. Cryogenic Deflashing Technology A. Musahudeen - Biz Development Director, Nissanki GB APAC Sales Pte Ltd, Nissanki GB Sales India Pvt Ltd The presentation highlights the various methods available for deflashing of parts for rubber, plastic metal and diecast materials. It discusses in details on the process of Cryogenic Deflashing which is widely used in the world for deflashing rubber and diecast materials. It also highlights the key requirements needed to ensure good deflashing results. In addition, this presentation highlights the advantages Nissanki can offer to the industry. Nissanki is the leading cryogenic deflashing manufacture in the world, offering its know-how and technology in this field which has attained popularity in the automotive manufacturing hub such as China, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.
  • 41. Rubber Mixing Plant Automation Mr.V. Lakshminarayanan – CEO, Mr. Sugundhan N – Chief Solution Architect BASE Automation Technologies (P) Ltd. Customer today are demanding solution that extend seamlessly across all aspects of their plant from Plant floor data communication to ERP process to maintain control and trace other process. To meet the growing needs on improved quality, Shop floor to top floor connectivity, TPM activities and many POKE-YOKE initiatives, in Tyre and rubber component manufacturing industries, BASE provides Rubber Mixing Plant automation solutions on Turnkey basis. It is an end-to-end solution for Tracking and Traceablity of Tyre and Rubber components manufacturing process using RFID Technology. 1. Rubber Compounding Machineries (Master Batch & Final Batch): The rubber compounding machineries consists of following equipment 1) Raw material storage and Retrieval (Inventory Control System). 2) Recipe Management and Batching Equipment. 3) Mixer Sequence Control System. 1.1 Raw material storage and Retrieval Equipment: The features of the equipment are as follows, - Registers all the incoming raw materials. - Generates Incoming Inspection Report. - Generates the GRN (Goods Receipt Number) with RFID Tags. - Logs the Lab test verification information. - Storage / Retrieval / issuing of Raw Material based on FIFO. - Mistake Proof loading of raw materials in the Respective Batching Station. - Automatically triggers for replenishment of raw materials. - Generates various reports on Material consumption, pending stock, Incoming Raw Material etc. 1.2 Recipe Management and Batching Equipment: The recipe management and the batching equipment have the following: 1) Mistake Proof chemical. 2) Auto Oil batching & Injecting Equipment. 3) Auto Carbon black Batching Equipment., Auto Carbon Conveying system. 4) Polymer batching Equipment. 5) Centralized Recipe Management and reporting System. 1.2.1 Mistake Proof chemical Batching Equipment:  FIFO type chemical storage bins are designed and standardized to meet the requirement for both the tyre and rubber component manufacturing industries.  As per the formulation the loading and the weighing door of the bin automatically opens and the batch weighment is completely controlled. 1.2.2 Auto Oil Batching Equipment:  The equipment is designed to load the oil automatically into the container, Auto Weighing and Injection of Oil into the Mixer.  As per the formulation the oil is automatically weighed and batch identification is generated (RFID) for Manual Feeding ( Kneader). 1.2.3 Carbon black handling equipment: Based on the formulation, the equipment automatically weighs the carbon during the batching process. The equipment eliminates the batch-to-batch variation in weight. The system provides a eco- friendly environment for handling the carbon. The carbon will be conveyed pneumatically, to the Day bin. Auto Carbon unloading system from the Jumbo Bag.
  • 42. 1.2.4 Polymer Batching Equipment :  For Polymer weighing, online Polymer conveyor are supplied with the capacity ranging from 250-700 kg. Intermediate conveyors are also supplied for charging the polymer into mixer.  As per the formulation the polymer Weighment is completely controlled and automatic batch identification is generated. 1.2.5 Centralized Recipe management system: The above-mentioned equipment are completely integrated and networked with a powerful Recipe management system. This system provides a secured way of creating, modifying and deleting the recipe. This system helps to plan and create the day plan for production. Instantaneous level indication of raw material in each station and consumption report can be taken from this system 1.3 Mixer Sequence Control system: This equipment guides the operator for the sequence of addition of chemical, oil, carbon black and polymer into the kneader/ banburry/ Intermix. The Mixer software suite helps the customer to run the mixer in following controls, like Time, Temperature, Energy, Variable RPM, Ram Pressure, Ram Position, Dump Temperature, Set Unified control Parameters for Auxiliary Equipments like TCU, Downstream Equipments like TSS/CTM/CTE & Batch off. Online recording of mixed batches to record the Yield output. 1.4 Benefits: 1. Ensure consistent quality out put 2. Reduce wastages & avoid compound scroch. 3. Better & clean environment in the plant; pollution control. 4. Complying to customer regulations on pokeyoke & traceability 5. Complete control over production throughput. 6. Complete tracability to handle customer complains – improved customer relationship. 7. Gget more business being the pride owner of state of the art poke yoke system. 8. Have a lean manufacturing process. 9. Consistent mixing quality. 10. Increased 25% mixing efficiencey. 11. Reduced labour. (2-3 operators to run the mixing plant) 12. Complete track of the raw materials & accountability.
  • 43. Asset Management Mr. Naushad Shikalgar - CEO, J N Engineering Purpose Asset management is a systematic process of deploying, operating, maintaining, upgrading, and disposing of assets cost-effectively. Maintenance is important in any organization. Without proper maintenance, assets deteriorate over time causing a knock on effect on the quality of the output produced. It can also impact the safety of the asset or the people that operate it. Background Traditionally, maintenance has been viewed as a cost centre in an organization; it costs money to hire maintenance technicians and purchase the spare parts to keep systems running smoothly. Too often, senior executives ignore the added value maintenance can bring to an organization such as:  A reduction in reactive maintenance costs  Reducing costs to restart production after a breakdown  Limiting production scrap  Costs of downtime such as missed orders and lost revenue  Customer perception/satisfaction  Improved quality of products  Reduced environmental impact Conclusion Asset Management focuses in assuring the people, parts and processes are optimized to improve asset performance. Reducing inventory, maintenance costs and the number of downtime events raises productivity, while driving financial performance and predictability. It helps employees who need the right tools to make good decisions about driving plant performance.
  • 44. With Best Compliment From : The Rubber & Chemical Merchants Association For Info Login: www.rcma.org.in For Membership Email to rcma.india@gmail.com Facebook page of RCMA https://www.facebook.com/rcma.rcma.7 RCMA is organization formed for the mutual benefits of various traders, importers and agents in the year 1994 with the help of far sighted merchants who were dealing in Rubber and Chemicals. Every year it aims to add more members and widen it reach. It is the only association where all the Rubber Merchants come under one roof to share the various experiences of the market.
  • 45. AIRIA – WR, SUMMARY OF RECENT EVENTS Date Event Venue 11/10/2014 Lecture on Polymer Blend By IRI GPM-Bandra 17/10/2014 COURSE OF DIRI / PG DIRI COMMENCES BANDRA POLYTECHNIC 19/11/2014 Pune Foundation Day and IRE Roadshow Pune ( Holiday Inn) 22/11/2014 Coffee with Chairman- Ask The Doctor Golden Chariot,Vasai 27/11/2014 IRE 2015 Roadshow at Ahmedabad- LECTURE ON EPDM MICROWAVE CURE Novotel, Ahmedabad 09/12/2014 HALF DAY WORK SHOP "ON THE FLOOR " WITH EXPERTS Sofitel, BKC 12/12/2014 Coffee with Chairman-ASK THE DOCTOR ON MOLDING DEFECTS AMBAD INDUSTRY & MANUFACTURER ASSOCIATION,Nasik 16/12/2014 IRE 2015 Roadshow at Mumbai Sofitel, BKC 20/12/2014 Lecture on Lean Management AIRIA conference hall 03/01/2015 Rubber Sports League GPM-Bandra 31/01/2015 Coffee With Chairman at Bhayander GCC Hotel and Resorts 25/02/2015 Cross Linking by Organic Peroxides for Various Elastomers Kala Sagar Hotel, Pune 02/03/2015 Export Council Meeting with Shri Ravi Dammu, Joint Secretary of Commerce Hilton Hotel, Mumbai 20/03/2015 Sharpen Your Skills- NBR GPM-Bandra 04/04/2015 Sharpen Your Skills- Silicone GPM-Bandra 17/04/2015 “SIDBI’s initiative for the growth and development of micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSME) in India.” AIRIA conference hall 18/04/2015 Sharpen Your Skills- EPDM GPM-Bandra 20/04/2015 Role of Carbon Black in Rubber" Keys Hotel 25/04/2015 Sharpen Your Skills- Natural Rubber GPM-Bandra 30/04/2015 Industrial Visit to Lord India Pvt Ltd and Ceat Limited Lord India Pvt Ltd and Ceat Limited Plants 07/05/2015 An Interactive Talk with Ms. Kanokporn Chotipal (Director & Consul, Investment, Thailand) in India AIRIA conference hall 07/05/2015 Interaction with CMD, Dr Kshatrapati Shivaji, IAS SIDBI Office, BKC 16/05/2015 Resin Session Bawa International Hotel 18/05/2015 Meeting with Mr. Vu Son Thuy, Consul General and Ambassador of Vietnam Vietnam Office 06/06/2015 “Interview” for Students Passing BE from SRICT, Ankleshwar AIRIA conference hall 16/06/2015 Presentation on Competitive FluoroElastomers in Automotive Rubber Parts by CHR & DOG Holiday Inn Pune
  • 46. NRC – 2015, MUMBAI THANKS TO ALL OUR PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

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