Industrial Visit to Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd on September 2nd, 2016

Date of visit: September 2nd, 2016

Place of visit: Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd

Accompanying Faculty Members: Mr. Bhavesh Kyada and Ms. Shruti Saija

Coordinators (industry): Mr. Haresh Kagathara and Mr. Ravi Kagathara

On the September 2, 2016, the department of Chemistry, Christ College, Rajkot had organized an industrial visit to the Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd, situated on Jetpar road Morbi. Second year B.Sc students nearly 130 students accompanied by two faculty members of the Chemistry Department, Mr.Bhavesh Kyada and Ms. Shruti Saija visited the industry.

Students reached the site at 10:00am by the college bus. Morbi is a newly formed district on the North West side of Rajkot city and is famous for its ceramic industry. Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd, situated in Jetpar road is actively involved in large scale production of many ceramic products especially Glaze Wall tiles. After reaching there after 2 hour journey by bus, the students were gathered in the premises of the company. The students then entered into the huge manufacturing plant and were given detail description of the working production plant by senior production officer. The students received a great deal of knowledge from them on how a plant works and how the raw materials are processed in different zone and carried to different machine for making the tiles. The polishing of tiles and colouring of tiles was very interesting for the students. Later on the students were taken to computer lab, where they got information how the different kinds of design made on the surface of raw glaze and how the raw tiles rough surface converted into smoother ones. During whole visit students continuously asked question and were guided by production officer.

The visit to the Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd was a knowledge gaining experience for the students.

The visit was made possible by the help of Mr. Haresh Kagathara M.D. Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd, Morbi. The students were very happy with the industrial tour that enhanced their knowhow of ceramic industry after visiting Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd

Industrial Visit to Skytouch Ceramic Pvt Ltd

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