EXPERTISE IN HEAT TREATMENT, MATERIALS SELECTION, FAILURE ANALYSIS, SURFACE PROTECTION, VENDOR QA AND CQI-9.
B.E.(Metallurgy),M.E.(Metallurgy), Ph.D.(Materials Engg.), Fellow of ASM International, USA
30 years of industrial experience in Tata Motors Pune in Engineering Research Centre and Quality Assurance Division as Chief Metallurgist and Head of Materials Engineering and Vendor Quality Assurance, respectively.
After retirement in 2000, working as a Consultant thru proprietary consultancy firm, Metalligent Consultancy Services. Has consulted with Mahindra & Mahindra Mumbai, Spicer India, LML, Kinetic Engineering, Ahmednagar Forgings, DANA India, Innoventive Industries, Amtek Auto etc. Has conducted several Training programmes
Technical Expertise :
ASM International Pune Chapter Members with Technical Expertise Available to Solve your queries :
Mr. L D Deshpande
40-year experience in Heat Treatment.
PROBLEM SOLVING FOR HEAT TREATMENT & METALLURGICAL ISSUES.
MARKETING OF HEAT TREATMENT & ALLIED MACHINERY & SPARES.
Worked with Bajaj Auto Ltd, Exedy India (formerly Ceekay Daikin Ltd) and RSB Transmissions Ltd.
Retired from RSB Transmissions as DGM Metallurgy. Since 2015 working as freelance consultant through proprietary consultancy firm.
Undergone extensive training in Japanese Manufacturing Methods at Osaka, Japan. Expertise in greenfield projects of Sealed Quench Furnaces (SQF), Metallurgical Lab setting and training personal in Heat Treatment & Metallurgical Lab.
Recipient of President Medal for ASM Pune Chapter Membership Development Activities in 2017.
total 40 years of industrial experience starting as a trainee in Tata Motors and retiring as Managing Director of Tata Motors associate company.
B E Metallurgy from Indian Institue of Science in 1969.
40 years of experience in Manufacturing area of Tata Motors.
Last 6 years of service as Managing Director of Automobile corporation of Goa ,an associate company of Tata Motors.
15 years of practical shop floor experience in the heat treatment shop of Tata Motors, Pimpri.
Well familiar with heat treatment processes like gas carburising,Case hardening,Hard chrome plating,Surface treatments like Phospating,gas nitriding ,bath nitriding etc in addition to tool and die heat treatment processes,machine parts heat treatment etc.
20 years managerial experience in Tata Motors gear box manufacturing plant including heat treatment at various levels ending the career as the division head .Well familiar with the management of one of the biggest gear manufacturing plant involving various processes like turning,hobbing,shaving,grinding,honing etc.
Well familiar with all management practices for world class quality drives,labour handling ,material management activities etc.
EXPERIENCE IN INSTRUMENTATION AND PROCESS CONTROL IN MANY AREAS OF APPLICATIONS - METALLURGICAL, HEAT TREATMENT FURNACE CALIBRATIONS, TESTING OF MATERIALS : CONDUCTIVITY, HOT DISTORTIONS, EXOTHERMIC, FLAMMABILITY ETC PROPERTIES
CONDUCTING TRAINING PROGRAMS ON HEAT TREATMENT, CQI9 STANDARDS, SPECTROMETERS, TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS ETC
Recipient of many awards: some of them - Parkhe Award from Maratha Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, Pune, for innovative product- Argon Gas Purifier - Tata Honeywell–MCCIA Award for quality for products of his company - Senior Life Member (conferred honour) and twice past President of ISA Sections in India– ISA (International Society of Automation) of USA - Member, Industrial Process Measurement and Control Committee of BIS ( Bureau of Indian Standards), New Delhi - Life member of IIF (Indian Institute of Foundrymen) , and also National Experts Panel Member for Instrumentation of its National Centre of Technical Services - Member, ASM international of USA - Has presented and published several technical papers at conferences and journals in India and abroad