IMTMA Training Centre

"Masterclass in HOT Forming Technology"

Date : 24 January, 2020

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


Hot Forming is becoming vitally important technology for Automotive and Aerospace Sector since it enables Light-weighting with use of Higher Strength Material.
To start with this technology have been dismissed as “too Futuristic”, “Costly and Complicated’ and “to be minimally used and outsourced where it must be used”

Now it is becoming increasing clear that the technology is here to stay and grow and sooner than later it has to be adapted to owing to intensifying quest for:

  • Ever tightening norms for emission, crashworthiness and quest for mileage and Pick-up for automobiles
  • Minimizing Carbon Foot Print for Aeroplanes through its life
  • Can Railways stay far behind?

To spur a traction in this direction and to take an advantage of Asia's largest Forming Exhibition IMTEX-Forming; this course is being organized during the show so that delegates can experience live Machines / equipments / design & Simulation Software and interact with Global Experts.

Focus Areas

  • Need for Hot Forming
  • Metallurgical Basis of strength developing with Hot Forming
  • Process and Equipment for Hot Forming
  • Hot Forming for AHSS, Boron Steels, Aluminium and Titanium
  • Tailoring Localized Strength with Hot Forming
  • Simulation of Hot Forming
  • Hot Forming vs Warm Forming
  • Typical Applications
  • Guided tour through selected stalls at IMTEX FORMING for demo

Key Take Aways

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

  • Insight on applicability of Hot Forming
  • Choice of Materials
  • Design for differential strength within a part
  • How Hot Forming Presses and Tools are different
  • Scope for career in Software for Hot Forming

Participation Fee

Rs. 2500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies

Rs. 3000/-

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

Participant Profile

  • CEOs, Business Heads
  • Equipment / Corporate Planners
  • Simulation Software personnel
  • Materials’ Marketing Personnel
  • Designers
  • Consultants


This programme will be conducted by Mr. Avinash Khare and International expert from AP&T 

Mr. Avinash Khare is Former Asst. General Manager at Tata Motors, Pune. He has 33 years of experience in various functions involving Technology Development, Maintenance, Capex and resource management, Die Design and Business Excellence. Now he is working with IMTMA as a Consultant & Head of Technology Centre on Metal-forming at Pune.

Mr.Karl Peter Mikael Karlsson is Managing Director for AP&T Denmark/UK since 2001 and also Key Account Manager around the world.

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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