Showing posts from December, 2009

Staff of TCR Engineering Perform Satyanarayan Puja

On 19th December 2009, the team members of TCR Engineering Services in India jointly performed the Satyanarayan Puja at the office in Navi Mumbai. This joyous occasion was celebrated with our Chairman, Mr. V.K. Bafna and senior members of TCR Management.The Satyanarayan Puja is a Hindu (Devanāgarī: हिन्दु) religious observance. It is a ritual performed by Hindus before/on any major occasion. The Satyanarayana Puja is usually done on the Purnima day of every month (the day of the full moon) or a Sankranti. It is also done on special occasions and during times of achievements as an offering of gratitude to the Lord.The puja starts by a prayer to Lord Ganesha, to remove all obstacles that may occur as a result of incorrectly performing the puja. This is done by chanting all the names of Lord Ganesha and offering prasad (a food offering, usually consisting of one of Lord Ganesha's favorite foods - modak, a sugar and coconut mixture, or lhadu) and the showering of flower petals.Another…

V.K. Bafna, MD TCR Engineering and Paresh Haribhakti, MD, TCR Advanced to present a paper at ASM’s Heat Treat Show 2010

The paper to be presented by TCR Engineering Services ( will be on the following topic:METALLURGICAL QUALITY CONTROL FOR HEAT TREATMENT INDUSTRIESParesh Haribhakti and V K BafnaTCR Engineering Services ( Bombay, Vadodara, KSA, UAE, Malaysia and USA) Abstract:Varieties of heat treatment are done on metallic engineering components to achieve desired mechanical properties and enhanced service life. Improved designs and engineering practices, rising production cost which has compelled industries to opt for high production volumes at a lower cost has propelled the heat treatment industries to reduce rejection and achieve perfection. In this present context a well organized modern in house quality control is a must for any heat treatment shop. Conventional practice of Hardness Test in vogue is often misleading as it does not reflect all the metallurgical parameters that the new design aspects demand more and more. Microstructure Examination, Magnetic Particle, ultrasonic and …

Paresh Haribhakti, MD, TCR Advanced spoke at MICMEP-EAC 2009

Mr. Paresh Haribhakti, MD, TCR Advanced spoke on Root cause Failure Investigation and Remaining life assessment of Reformer tubes at MICMEP-EAC 2009 which was held on Dec 6 at the C C Mehta Auditorium, M S University, Baroda. The Failure Analysis Team at TCR is jointly headed by Mr. Virendra Bafna (MD, TCR Engineering) and Mr. Paresh Haribhakti (MD, TCR Advanced Engineering). The TCR Advisory Board is often consulted on failure analysis projects. Mr. Paresh Haribhakti is a B.E. (Metallurgy) M.E. (Materials Technology) from M.S. University, Vadodara. Mr. Haribhakti has done basic research in study of hydrogen embrittlement of steels and stainless steels. Mr. Haribhakti previously worked as trouble shooting metallurgist for India's largest fertilizers and petrochemicals complex, GSFC Ltd., Vadodara for nearly 10 years. His areas of interest are microstructure degradation of components exposed to high temperature and high pressure. He has working experience of more than 250 failure i…