Malaysian College Installation for Chester
Chester Machine Tools has recently completed a major installation of machinery and accessories for a leading Malaysian College, Politeknik Banting in Selangor.
The significant order for the Mechanical Engineering department of the college, which comprises 20 lathes, 4 turret and universal mills, surface, bench and pedestal grinders plus a range of saws and pillar drills, is part of a major refit and upgrading of the institution’s teaching facilities in 2017.
Anthony Edwards, Chester Sales Director, said: “We have a long track record of supplying high quality equipment to engineering colleges throughout south-east Asia and this is just one of a number of ongoing projects to train the next generation of engineers in the region.”
Politeknik Banting offers Diplomacourses in Mechanical Engineering (MGD), designed to teach graduates in the theoretical and practical basic knowledge of mechanical engineering (Strength Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics of Machine, Thermodynamics, PLC), engineering design (Autocad, Mechanical Desktop, CATIA, Mastercam) and manufacturing processes such as welding, machining (conventional and CNC) as well as castings.