IMTMA Training Centre

Spindle Maintenance for Metal Cutting and Industrial Machinery

Date : 23 to 24 October, 2019

@ BIEC, 10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Madavara Post, Bangalore

Last date for registration 16 October 2019


Maintenance of spindles in metal cutting or industrial machinery is a critical function of a maintenance engineer. Technicians maintaining them typically require special diagnostic tools and intense technical training. Often component deviations can be traced to faulty spindles. Spindle maintenance requires a thorough knowledge of bearing application, lubrication, assembly tools and techniques.

Keeping this in view, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing a 2 day programme on Spindle Maintenance for Metal Cutting & Industrial Machinery on 23 - 24 October 2019 at Bangalore.

Focus Areas

  • Bearing types & their application in metal working and industrial machinery
  • Bearing lubrication systems
  • Spindle failure & reconditioning
  • Tools, tackles & assembly techniques
  • Testing of assembled spindle units
  • Bearing failure
  • Bearing nomenclature & equivalent selection
  • Spindle Bearing preloading
  • Preventive maintenance of spindles
  • Why do spindles fail - Case studies and examples
  • Visit to Spindle repair facility*
    *Note: Visit of participants will be subject to the approval of the hosting industry.

Key Take Aways

After undergoing the programme, the participants will be able to -

  • Understand types of spindles and their construction
  • Learn the step by step procedure for spindle maintenance
  • Understand Preloading of bearings, Fits and tolerances for housing and spindles
  • Learn about Spindle assembly and testing using proper tools

Participation Fee

Rs. 7500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies

Rs. 8500/-

IMTMA Non Members/ Others

+18% GST

Group Concession : 5% for 3 to 5 and 10% for 6 and more delegates being nominated from the same company

Special concession available for Faculty & Students from engineering colleges

(subject to availability of seats)

Participant Profile

This programme will benefit will benefit Maintenance Managers and Engineers, Production Engineers & Design Engineers from Automobile & auto ancillaries, Aerospace, Machine tool, Defense & Railway units, General Engg. and other manufacturing industries

The program will be highly interactive where participants can solicit feedback on specific technical issues from the expert faculty.


This programme will be conducted by Mr. S.K. Gupta and Industry experts from Setco Spindles.

Mr. S K Gupta, Former Asst. General Manager, Machine Design & Business Development, Tata Motors Machine tools division, Pune. Mr. Gupta is an industry expert with over 37 years of rich experience in Design & Development of General purpose & Special purpose Machine tools.

The programme will be highly interactive where participants can solicit feedback on specific technical issues from the expert faculty.

Participants Feedback

Very well managed programme. Learned very important aspects of Spindle Maintenance for Metal Cutting & Industrial Machinery - Mr. Virendra Jagtap, Deputy Manager, Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers Ltd.

Such kind of training programme really help the country to build a knowledgeable society - Mr. Nazurudeen KM, Head Maintenance, Asiaan Metals and Aluminium Casting.

Industries Participated

The previous programmes have been well received by delegates from Asiaan Metals & Aluminium Casting, Lakshmi Machine Works, Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers, Precision Machinekraft Sansera Engineering, TVS Motor, etc.

For Registration Contact

Vinay Kumar

Programme Co-ordinator

Telephone :   080 66246761
Mobile :   8147559749
Email :

REGISTRATION : Prior registration for participation is necessary. Number of participants is limited and will be accepted on ‘First Come First Serve’ basis. A Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

Important Information : Participation fee includes, course material, working lunch and tea / coffee. Interested companies are requested to register online by clicking on 'REGISTER' button and by filling up the nomination authority and participant's details in specified form.

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