A field visit was organized to visit to the S-Lon Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, on 8th August, to help the students to develop skills while learning the knowledge where and how it is applied in industries. Dr. Kasivisvanathan Chelvakumar initiated this field visit together with the Department staff members while Mr. Mohammad Shabbir Ahmed, Factory Director of the S-lon Lanka (pvt Ltd, helped to organize the Factory visit with technical explanation team. The factory is at Ratamedapara, Singakkuliaya, Yogiyana, Sandalankawa. During the factory visit, its operations were very well explained with technical background to the students.
The subjects those the students learnt, includes basic design methodologies, material selection, manufacturability and ground relevant innovation. Therefore this factory visit will help them to start a course project, which would be most beneficial to have the student take an industry relevant design problem. This was the focus of this visit and Mr. Mohammad Shabbir Ahmed together with the course teacher Dr. Kasivisvanathan Chelvakumar did an excellent job to the students to choose a relevant, sizable design project. The whole factory was described and each and every process was elaborately in detail.
This field visit based on the subject, gave an excellent opportunity for the students to collaborate on an industrial solution for the Mechanical Engineering problems. This field visit and help received from the industry was greatly appreciated by the students as well as staff members. The Department and the Faculty sincerely thanking the S-Lon industry and Mr. Mohammad Shabbir Ahmed together with the course teacher Dr. Kasivisvanathan Chelvakumar for their dedicated help to the students and the Faculty.