Industrial visit-SOMA ENTERPRISE LTD
This Company is engaged in the 6 laning of the National highway NH-I. It has also setup a lab in the field to perform various tests on the materials being used in the construction. The students were exposed to the demonstration of the working of the hot mix plant and various equipments installed in the lab.
The main motive was to make students updated regarding the functioning of the Hot Mix Plant.
They also learned the procedure of performing various tests like softening point and flash point of bitumen, Procter test, field density test etc.
According to student Paramvir Singh,” It was a great experience. We got first hand information about various equipment used in testing”
Student, Rayees Ahmed said” I am deeply impressed by the show of the equipment used in the testing of civil engineering materials. I had studied the working of hot mix plant in the books but seeing actual working of it has greatly improved my knowledge”