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Dr.V.Viswabaskaran

Name : Dr.V.Viswabaskaran
Degree : M.Tech., Ph.D.

Experience

  • VB Ceramics consultants (VBCC) is a team of professionals started in the year of 2002 by Dr.V.Viswabaskaran, M.Tech., Ph.D. Before VBCC, he has more than 10 year’s industrial experience in various disciplines at various level and 6 years teaching experience at Anna University, Chennai.
  • For his credit, he has published more than 17 research papers in national and international reputed journals and he presented his findings in many national level conferences.
  • He was the winner of Amik price for his best performance in the Associate membership exam conducted by Indian Institute of Ceramics, Kolkata. He is a life member in Indian Ceramic Society and Indian Institute of Ceramics, Kolkata.
  • Under his leadership VB Ceramics consultants become a leading equipment manufacturing company and supplies equipment to several reputed national laboratories such as BARC, ISRO, NAL, NPL, IGCAR, CECRI, DRDO, SAIL, CGCRI and other laboratories and to all IITS, and many other universities. It also exports specialized instruments to worldwide. VBCC has more than 150 different instruments / equipments for ceramic research application are in the line of production. More than 70 leading industrial organization and 250 R&D labs are in our satisfied customer list.

Awards

  • AMIK AWARD from IIC
  • GANPULE AWARD from ICS
  • PROF. SASADHAR RAY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR INDUSTRIAL EXCELLENCE from ICS
  • INDIAN ACHIVERS AWARD FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT from AIAF

VBCC Carrier Achievements

  • Reliable and low-cost instruments and equipment’s are indigenously designed and developed to cater the need of Indianceramic R&D labs, Education Institutions and Ceramic Industries.
  • We have modernized manufacturing set up including the intensive quality control department. Different field experts including ceramic, electronic, mechanical and software are adding their strength to the VBCC. Dedicated ceramic research centre and quality experts are available for the continuous development in each and every product.
  • The quality is on par with international standards as ASTM/BIS. Due to the best quality and reliable service, VBCC acquired the goodwill in the present market. Example for the dilatometer is supplied to more than 300 satisfied industries/R&D labs.
  • Indirectly our products help to increase the quality of the Indian ceramic products especially in whiteware and refractories. And also, we have full range of equipment / instruments under one umbrella.
  • The visions of VBCC are innovative designs, complete technology concept, cutting edge solutions, and efficient customer service. The use of up-dated technology, the constant improvement of process technologies and training of the personnel, attention to the environmental policies, and the reliable assistance to customers are the VBCC goals.

Branches of VBCC

  • Dr. VB’s Ceramic Research Centre.
  • Hitech Ceramics.

Publications

  • “Development of fast firing vitreous sanitary ware”
    V.Viswabaskaran and F.D.Gnanam
    Transaction of Indian Ceramic Society, Vol.59 (4) Oct – Dec 2000 pp. 105-108.
  • “Mullitisation behavior of south Indian clays”
    V.Viswabaskaran, F.D.Gnanam and M.Balasubramanian
    Ceramics International, Vol.28 (5) 2002 pp. 557-564
  • “Study on Utilization of Neyveli clay in the production of value added ceramics”
    V.Viswabaskaran, F.D.Gnanam and M.Balasubramanian
    Transaction of Indian Ceramic Society, Vol.61 (2) April – June 2002 pp. 93-98.
  • “Characterization of high aluminous clays from Tamilnadu”
    V.Viswabaskaran, F.D.Gnanam and M.Balasubramanian
    Transaction of Indian Ceramic Society, Vol.61 (4) Oct – Dec 2002 pp. 176-180.
  • “Mullitisation behavior of calcined clay-alumina mixtures”
    V.Viswabaskaran, F.D.Gnanam and M.Balasubramanian
    Ceramics International – Vol. 29 (5) 2003 pp. 651-571
  • “Effect of MgO, Y2O3 and Boehmite additives on the sintering behavior of mullite formed from kaolinite-reactive alumina”
    V.Viswabaskaran, F.D.Gnanam and M.Balasubramanian
    Journal of Material Processing Technology – Vol. 142 (2003) pp. 275 -281
  • “Effect of MgO mullitisation behavior of clays”
    V.Viswabaskaran, F.D.Gnanam and M.Balasubramanian
    Journal of Materials Science Letters – Vol. 22 (9) 2003 pp. 663-668
  • “Mullite from clay-reactive alumina for insulating substrate application”
    V.Viswabaskaran, F.D.Gnanam and M.Balasubramanian
    Applied Clay Science Vol. 25 (2004) pp. 29 – 35
  • “Influence of the intermixed interfacial layers on the thermal cycling behaviour of atmospheric plasma sprayed lanthanum zirconate based coatings”
    V.Viswabaskaran, C.S.Ramachandran, V.Balasubramanian, P.V.
    Ceramics International 38 (2012) 4081–4096
  • “Understanding the dry sliding wear behavior of atmosphereic plasma sprayed rare earth oxide coatings”
    V.Viswabaskaran, C.S.Ramachandran, V.Balasubramanian, P.V.
    Materials and Design 39 (2012) 234–252 235
  • “Effect of chemical vapor deposition parameters on the diameterof multi‑walled carbon nanotubes”
    Sivamaran Venkatesan, Balasubramanian Visvalingam, Gopalakrishnan Mannathusamy, Viswabaskaran Viswanathan,
    A. Gourav Rao Springer - International Nano Letters
  • “Insitu Synthesis of Multi Walled Carbon Nano Rings by Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition Process”
    Sivamaran Venkatesan, Balasubramanian Visvalingam, Gopalakrishnan Mannathusamy, Viswabaskaran Viswanathan,
    A. Gourav Rao Springer - International Nano Letters
  • “Optimizing Chemical Vapor Deposition Parameters toAttain Minimum Diameter Carbon Nano Tubes byResponse Surface Methodology”
    Sivamaran Venkatesan, Balasubramanian Visvalingam, Gopalakrishnan Mannathusamy, Viswabaskaran Viswanathan,
    A. Gourav Rao Journal ofAdvanced Microscopy Research
  • “Developing empirical relationship to predict the diameterof multiwall carbon nano tubes (MWCNTs) synthesizedby chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process”
    Sivamaran Venkatesan, Balasubramanian Visvalingam, Gopalakrishnan Mannathusamy, Viswabaskaran Viswanathan,
    A. Gourav Rao Manufacturing Technology Today – Journal of Information source for Manufacturing Engineers and Technocrats
  • “Mechanical and Tribological properties of Self-Lubricating Al6061 hybrid nano metal matrix composites reinforced by nSiC and MWCNTs”
    Sivamaran Venkatesan, Balasubramanian Visvalingam, Gopalakrishnan Mannathusamy, Viswabaskaran Viswanathan,
    A. Gourav Rao ELSEVIER – Surfaces and Interfaces
  • “Optimization of a lab scale and pilot scale conversion of eggshell biowaste into hydroxyapatite using microwave reactor”
    D. Muthu, G. Suresh Kumar, V.S. Kattimani, V. Viswabaskaran,
    E.K. Girija ELSEVIER – Ceramic International

Product List

Major Equipments Supplied To The R&D Labs

S.No. Equipments
1 Autoclaves
2 Ball Mills Alumina/ Agate lining
3 Ceramic Crucibles upto 2300°C
4 Ceramic Insulation upto 1600°CY
5 Ceramic Tubes upto 1800°C
6 Chemical Vapour Deposition - CVD
7 Chemical Vapour Synthesis
8 CO2 Humidity Chamber
9 Extruder- Manual-Lab Purpose
10 Extruder-Automatic-Lab Purpose
11 Fibre Forming Chamber(Cold spinning)
12 Flaking Machine
13 Flame Reactor for nano synthesis
14 Microwave Furnace- 1400°C
15 Microwave Furnace- 1600°C
16 Furnace- Box Type- 1000°C
17 Furnace- Box Type- 1200°C
18 Furnace- Box Type- 1400°C
19 Furnace- Box Type- 1600°C
20 Furnace- Box Type- 1700°C
21 Furnace- Box Type- 1800°C
22 Furnace Tubular - Vertical Type1700° C
23 Furnace Tubular with vacuum1700° C
24 Hybrid Microwave Furnace- 1700° C ( Resistant & Microwave)
25 Tubular Furnace 1000°C
26 Tubular Furnace 1200°C
27 Tubular Furnace 1400°C
28 Tubular Furnace 1600°C
29 Tubular Furnace 1700°C
30 Tubular Furnace 1800°C
31 Thermal Cycling Furnace
32 Graphite Crucibles
33 Hot Press
34 Jar Mill- Agate Lined
35 Jar Mill- Ceramic jar
36 Jar Mill- Metal Jar
37 Jar Mill- Polyurathane Coated
38 Lab Pellet Press-15 Tons
39 Lab Research Ovens/Driers
40 Mixers/Blenders
41 Planetary Mills-Ceramic Jar
42 Planetary Mills-Polyurathane Coated Vial
43 Planetary Mills-Tungsten Carbide-Vial
44 Press-Automatic-Lab Type
45 Press-Manual-Lab Type
46 Research Organisations
47 Silicon Carbide/ MoSi2 Heating Elements
48 Spin Coating
49 Spray Drier-Lab
50 Spray Pyrolysis for powder preparation
51 Spray Pyrolysis for thin film deposition
52 Stir Casting Furnace Aluminium / Magnesium
53 TGA Conventional Technique
54 TGA Microwave Technique
55 Thermal Conductivity ( Hot Cross wire Technique)
56 Tungsten Carbide Vial, Jars, Media
57 Vibrating Sieve

Major Equipments Supplied To The Industries

S.No. Equipments
1 Automatic Tile Cutting Machine
2 Dilatometer 1000°C /1400°C-Computerised
3 Flexural Strength Tester- MOR Machine for Dry Strength
4 Flexural Strength Tester- MOR Machine for Green Strength
5 Flexural Strength Tester-MOR Machine for Fired Strength
6 Microwave Furnaces Upto 1700°C
7 Furnace- Studio Pottery Purpose
8 Furnace- Top Hat Kiln
9 Lab Frit Melting Furnace
10 Pfferkorn Plasticity Index
11 Roller Hearth Kiln- Lab Purpose
12 Torsion Viscometer
13 Furnaces- Box upto 1700°C for Lab
14 Cold Compressive Strength-CCS Tester
15 Creep in Compression Tester
16 Furnace for slag test upto 1800°C
17 Hot MOR Tester-1400°C
18 Refratoriness Under Load Tester- RUL Tester
19 Reversible Thermal Expansion Instrument R.T.E
20 Thermal Conductivity 1400°C