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Toshiba, Japan to develop giant fixtures with Forms & Gears Print E-mail
Written by Krishna Kumar   
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Chennai: Toshiba, Japan along with Chennai based fixture builder Forms and Gears will develop the largest set of hydraulic machining centre fixtures designed and developed in India.

These high precision fixtures would be over 5 meters long and would have over 50 high pressure hydraulic elements on each fixture. The fixtures would be shipped to Japan for trials, and is to be used for machining of large earth moving equipment parts.

The 15 billion US$ Toshiba, is a manufacturer of mother machines, which are high precision machines used to build other machines. Most Japanese machine makers use Toshiba's machines to build their machines.

Forms and Gears with 3 state of the art factories at the Industrial Estate in Guindy and 40 years of fixture building experience is one of the few fixture builders in Asia with complete in-house facilities ranging from design, manufacture, run-offs, to prove out. This was the main reasons why Toshiba decided to partner with Forms &  Gears for this landmark project.

In India, Toshiba has supplied large size machines to the energy sector for steam turbine, wind energy parts and generators.

 
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