The third semester ECE students visited Keltron Controls, Aroor on 5th October 2013 as part of the industrial institute interaction plans of the department. Keltron (Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation limited) is India’s first and the largest electronics corporation in the state sector. Keltron Controls, Aroor is the manufacturing facility designed for producing Control Instrumentation products.
At Keltron, the students were taken to machine shop, and they were excited to see the plant with full of huge machines. The students were divided into two groups and the company people briefed about the types and different parts of their major product pneumatic actuator. Students could see and understand the process steps in the production of the device. They were also taken to KELTRAC( Keltron Tool room Research & Training Centre), where they could see machines that work on CNC (Computer Numerical Control). They provide facility for research, development and training in tooling, computer aided design & modelling. KELTRAC also addresses the education & research aspects for metal working techniques and processes. Finally the students were also taken to Electronics shop, where they got some information about multiplexing, de – amplifiers etc and their usage in SONAR.