IMTMA Training Centre

"Design of Workholding & Fixturing"

Date : 19 to 20 December, 2019

@ Coimbatore

Last date for registration 12 December 2019


Design of workholding & fixturing is key to effective utilization of machine tools. Basics of fixture design if not implemented correctly results in poor productivity & quality problems. Set-up time and cycle time reduction, increased accuracy on components, deskilling the job setting operation are the obvious advantages of a good fixture. Competence in workholding & fixturing differentiates excellent organizations.

Keeping this in view, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing a 2 day seminar on "Design of Workholding & Fixturing" on 19 - 20 December 2019 at Coimbatore.

Focus Areas

  • Various types of Workholding fixtures
  • Key factors & Technical features of workholding fixtures
  • Design of basic elements of a fixtures
  • Elements for Hydraulic / Pneumatic fixtures
  • Design consideration for Manual, Hydraulic & Pneumatic fixtures
  • Safety features & cost control while designing a fixture & its elements
  • Trouble shooting of the fixtures to achieve desired quality of component
  • Group Excercises in concept development of fixtures

Key Take Aways

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

  • The concepts of Fixture design
  • Various types of fixtures for machining applications
  • Selection of elements for fixtures
  • Design and development of new fixtures for machined parts

Participation Fee

Rs. 8500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies

Rs. 9500/-

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 Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, Machine & Fixture Designers and other personnel in the functions of Production, Process Planning, Inspection, Service, Engineering & Manufacturing from Machine Tool, Auto & Auto components, General Engg., Defense, Railways, Pumps manufacturers etc.

This programme will be a Mid level one and the participants need to have knowledge in Engineering Drawing as well as various elements of a machining fixture.


This programme will be addressed by 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 Machine & SPMs.

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

Participants Feedback

"It was a very good programme" - Mr. Venkatesha Malige, Asst. Manager, Kennametal India Ltd., Bangalore

"Training contents and presentation were very good' - Mr. Naresh Chaturvedi , Sr. Manager, Shivam Autotech Ltd., New Delhi

Industries Participated

The previous programmes have been well received by delegates from ADA, Anand Automotive, Bharat Forge, DMG MORI SEIKI India Machines and Services, Godrej & Boyce, Electromechanical & Fluid Power India, MHI-VST Diesel Engines, 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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