MADRAS FERTILIZERS LIMITED
DURATION OF TRAINING:
2 WEEKS (7.12.09 – 18.12.09)
NAME OF THE GUIDE: Mr. P.GNANASAMBADHAM (Deputy Manager, Process Engg Dept).
2nd YEAR, B.Tech CHEMICAL ENGG,
DEPT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING,
I sincerely thank my HOD Dr. R.Karthikeyan for encouraging me to under go an IN-PLANT TRAINING. I also thank the other staffs of the department for their piece information and advice which served a big purpose. Also i would like to thank Mr.P.GNANASAMBADHAM (Deputy Manager, Process engg dept, MFL) for his lectures and guidance which created a new interest regarding the subject and its scope. Finally i thank Ms. Krupa and Ms. Rajeshwari (Apprentice trainees at MFL) who guided throughout the plant visits and also the other shift engineers, staffs who helped in completing this training successfully at MFL.
➢ INTRODUCTION ABOUT MADRAS FERTILIZERS LIMITED(MFL)
➢ COOLING TOWERS
➢ REVERSE OSMOSIS
✓ DEMINERALISING PLANT
✓ INSTRUMENT AIR
Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL) was established in 1966 as a joint venture between GOI and AMOCO India incorporated of U.S.A (AMOCO) in accordance with the Fertilizer Formation Agreement executed on 14.5.1966 with equity contributions of 51% and 49% respectively and is a Public Sector undertaking under administrative control of the Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Madras Fertilizers Limited has been serving the Nation for the past 36 years since plant commissioning in 1971 and is proud to be part of Green Revolution. MFL is engaged in the manufacture of Ammonia, Urea, Complex Fertilizers and Biofertilizers. MFL's activities include marketing of these fertilizers and trading in Agro Chemicals in accordance with the corporate objective. MFL has its plant facilities and head quarters located on 329 acres of freehold land at Manali, about 20 km north of Chennai city. PRODUCTS:
➢ NPK - Complex (17:17:17) (14:28:14) (19:19:19) (20:20:0:15) ➢ NK Mixture (20:0:10)
➢ MOP (Imported)
➢ DAP (Imported)
➢ VIJAY Urea with 46% Nitrogen is an economical Nitrogenous fertilizer suitable for all crops and all soil types. It can be used separately as a top dressing fertilizer or in combination with other fertilizers also. It is suitable for foliar application also.
➢ VIJAY complexes are granulated fertilizers containing Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potash. It was the first balanced complex fertilizer to be introduced in Indian market, with all the three nutrients available in equal proportion. ➢ The nitrogen in VIJAY 17:17:17 is in Amide and Ammoniacal forms, making it ideally suited for early growth and vegetative phases of all crops, phosphorus which stimulates the growth and accelerates the fruit and seed formation and Potash helps in the development of starches and sugar fibers also helps to prevent plant diseases and lessens the effect of excessive nitrogen application. ➢ The health of the soil is maintained by various factors, the most important being the soil microbes. Continuous cultivation results in microbial population being depleted. Inoculation of Biofertilizers in cultivated soil results in multiplication of the microbial population. MFL, with a view to maintain good health and fertility of the soil, introduced Biofertilizers under the brand name "VIJAY BIO".VIJAY Bio-fertilizers come in two categories, viz., Nitrogen fixers and Phosphate Solublizers. [pic] [pic] [pic]
➢ VIJAY Bio-fertilizers play a crucial role in restoring the forest cover of India, as Forest...
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