On the 12th of September 2019, 28 students of S5 Mechanical Engineering Department of Albertian Institute Of Science And Technology (AISAT), accompanied by two faculty members, visited Gurucharan Industruies, Mangalore as part of their industrial visit.
Located in the Baikampady industrial area of Mangalore, Gurucharan Industries is a plastic processing machinery manufacturer. The students along with Mr. Arun V and Mr. Dinil Paduva, the accompanying faculty members, were allowed to enter into the factory floor of Gurucharan Industries . The processes taking place in the factory were explained to the students by the operations manager of the company. The parts of the final product were made in industrial lathes, through processes like turning, thread cutting, etc. The students also had the opportunity to observe and understand the working principle of CNC machines such as CNC milling machines, CNC lathes, etc. Some of the parts were also being made by hand welding and other by manual processes. The final product, which included blown film plant which made films of HHDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, or Poly propylene, reprocessing plants, extruders etc. Some of these machines were one story high, and even had a stairway.The industrial visit had a lasting impression on students in demonstrating theory to practical process.