History of GMT – Our association with M/S. Associated Toolings Kolkatta-2

Early Nov. 08 Associated Toolings decided to repeat the order. This time Associated Toolings informed LMW to order for the total package including hydraulic power pack upon GMT. Machine Rigi 25 CNC Lathe.

Certain improvements were requested by Associated Toolings and LMW details are as under.

  • Safety Valve for clamping cylinder. 
  • Centrifugal Force Compensating.
  • Sensing Unit.
  • Interfacing with machine controls.

After a detailed discussions with GMT the above features were incorporated in the design. Offer sent by GMT to LMW,  on 28th. Nov. 08. Order received from LMW on 6th Feb. 09. Chuck was dispatched to LMW on 20-03-09. On receipt of the chuck at LMW our team visited and commissioned the chuck including interfacing with CNC controls so that the machine is capitalised before 31st March 10.

Support and confidence of the customer viz. Associated Toolings on GMT is unique. To this date they continue their support on our products and introduced several of their friends in Kolkatta  who own industries and ancillaries to GMT for Power Operated Hand Indexing chuck and other products. It is a unique relationship.


Sri K.Jagannathan

About the author : Shri. K Jagannathan – Executive Director – Sales & Marketing, GMT.
Sri.K.Jagannathan is synonymous with lathe chucks in the Indian machine tool industry. He has been with Guindy Machine Tools for over 5 decades. His vast experience and immense knowledge of workholding products is evident in some of the most complex workholding solutions provided by GMT.


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