On 19th October 2023, AIUB Community of Engineering Students (ACES) arranged a study visit to BBS Cables Ltd. in Sreepur, Gazipur- a renowned cutting-edge technology-based high-quality cable production industry in the country. This visit was attended by a group of 23 students, accompanied by two faculty members of Faculty of Engineering, AIUB.
The faculty members and students were warmly welcomed upon their arrival at the factory. This visit commenced with an illuminating presentation offering an overview of the factory. Subsequently, the participants were granted access to the factory premises under the guidance of expert engineers. During the enlightening session, participants were afforded a close-up view of the indispensable components of the cable industry's infrastructure. This visit provided hands-on experience with critical systems, including PVC, copper, aluminum, domestic cable, LT and HT cables, and compounding plant sections. Besides, they visited the domestic cable testing, PD and HV testing, and optical emission spectrometer labs. The expert engineers explained in detail various issues of factory operations to give insights into this sophisticated cable manufacturing industry and thus improve the participants' knowledge and understanding level.
The program was ended with an interactive discussion session with Engr. Mohammad Badrul Hassan (Managing Director, BBS Cables Ltd.). Mr. Md. Aminur Rahman (General Manager, Plant), Engr. Md. Afjal Hossain (Deputy Manager, Maintenance), Mr. Rathindra Nath Mandal (Deputy Manager, Production), and Engr. Zakaria Parvage (Sr. Production Engineer) were also present and answered several questions asked by the visitors. The faculty members and students extended their appreciation for the outstanding support and assistance provided by the host. To show gratitude and thanks, token of appreciations was presented to Engr. Mohammad Badrul Hassan, on behalf of the AIUB by Prof. Dr. Muhibul Haque Bhuyan, Professor, EEE Department, FE, AIUB. Mr. Tamim Hossain, Lecturer, EEE Department, FE, AIUB.