Rane TRW Steering Systems Private Limited

VISION

Steering Gear Division

“To be a Leader in Domestic Hydraulic Power Steering Business and Enhance Global Presence”

Occupant Safety Division

“To be a preferred supplier of Occupant Restraint Systems, with a commitment to Safety”

HIGHLIGHTS

JV with TRW Automotive

TS 16949 & ISO 14001

5 Manufacturing Locations

Deming Prize in 2005 & Japan Quality Medal (JQM) IN 2011 FOR (SGD)

Two Divisions

Steering Gear Division (SGD)

Occupant Safety Division (OSD)

PROFILE

Incepted in 1987 to manufacture Steering Systems
Independent and comprehensive units to design, test and manufacture complete rang of power steering solutions and seat belt systems
Occupant safety Division serves Passenger Car, Utility Vehicle & Commercial Vehicle segments
Seat Belt manufacturing facility added in 1997
Established dominant share of business in both Commercial Vehicle steering and Passenger Car steering industry
Both divisions have joint venture partnership with TRW Automotive JV LLC, USA
Preferred OE partner to Indian OE majors in Passenger Car, Multi Utility Vehicle, Light Commercial Vehicle, Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle categories

DESIGN

The steering division uses the latest technological design applications to arrive at the perfect steering solutions for its customers :

AutoCAD, Pro-E Wildfire – 3D modeling & drawing, Pro-Mechanica / Cosmos – F.E.Analysis, CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), AMESim for system behavior study employed for product ideation and development
Effective use of CAD applications employed at design centre of seat belt
R&D CAPABILITY Drafting, Application Engg, Packaging Study, Modeling, Simulation / Analysis Software’s : Catia V4/V5, Solid works, AutoCAD, COSMOS

TECHNOLOGY

RTSSPL – SGD :

Product Technologies for

  • Optimum Power to Weight Ratio
  • Energy Efficient Products
  • Responsive Steering
  • Lower NVH Products

RTSSPL – OSD :

Wide range of product technologies, Passive safety system to enhance occupant safety in the event of vehicle crash and improve NCAP rating Seat Belts

  • Pre-tensioner Energy absorber
  • Hanging/Shelf mounted Retractors – for easy product packaging and to meet European regulations for the rear centre seat Belt
  • Seat mounted retractors – for easy access
  • With self-aligning sensors (Gimbal)
  • Sensor canceller for foldable seats
  • Automatic locking retractor (KISI) – compatible for Child and Adult occupant
  • Seat Belt reminder on buckle – to alert occupant to fasten the seat belt
  • Pre-tensioner capable Buckles
  • Seat Belt Height adjuster to improve comfort for varying occupant sizes

Inflatable Restraint Systems to minimize injury

  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air bag

R&D CAPABILITIES

RTSSPL – SGD

  • Design and Development Capability for complete system of Hydraulic Power assisted steering, that includes Steering gear assembly, Hydraulic pump and Reservoir etc.
  • Well established with relevant Design and Simulation Software for design of Power Steering products.
  • Well established Testing facility to validate Products as per Global standards including Noise Test Specifications.

RTSSPL – SGD

  • Application, Engineering & Development of safety systems using advanced CAD and simulation tools
  • System Integration
  • Equipped with Test lab to carry out testing as per National (IS/AIS), International (ECE/EEC/GS/VSCC..) and Customer specifications and COP testing

MANUFACTURING

4 plants located in Tiruchirapally (1), Chennai (2) & Rudrapur (1) manufacture Hydraulic Power Steering Systems.

Steering Gear Division

Tiruchirapally

Fully integrated gear

Chennai plants

Pump and Power Rack & Pinion division

Rudrapur plant

Steering Gears and Pumps

Occupant Safety Division

Chennai plant

QUALITY

RTSSPL – SGD

Winner of Deming Prize in the year 2005
Winner of Japan Quality Medal (JQM) in the year 2011
TS 16949 and ISO 14000 standards company
IS0 14001 certified plants
OHSAS 18001 certified

RTSSPL – OSD

TS16949 and ISO 14001 certified & FORD Q1 Award
Deming Prize

FINANCIALS

Sales for the year 2015-16 were at Rs. 706.8 Cr as compared to Rs. 625.9 Cr in the previous year.

PRODUCTS

Hydraulic Power Rack & Pinion Steering Gear Assembly

Type: End take off Rack & Pinion Gear Application: Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicles, Light

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Power Steering Gear Assembly

Type: Re-circulating Ball Type Worm & Roller Type High Torque Pressure Gear (THP series)

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Power Steering Pump Assembly

Type: Advance Vane Pump Variable Displacement Pump (VDP) Dual Displacement Pump (DDP) Application:

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Power Steering Fluid- Power Cruise

The Market Leader in Hydraulic Power Steering aggregates brings you a well researched and efficient

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Seat Belts (SBS)

Retractor Pretensioner Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) Load Limiters Child Restraint Seat Belt

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Air Bags (IRS)

Drive Airbag Passenger Airbag Side Airbag

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TESTING & VALIDATION

Facilities

Separate testing and validation facilities for power steering gears and seat belt manufacturing

Testing facilities for steering gear division:

Servo Hydraulic test bed
Impact test rigs
Endurance test rigs
Environmental test set-ups for water immersion & high temperature

Instrumentation for

Noise measurement
Steering effort measurement on vehicles

Testing facilities for occupant safety division:

Extraction and Retraction Force Testing Machine
Retractor Durability Tester
Hot chamber
Cold Chamber
Universal Testing Machine
Salt Spray chamber
ELR functional tester

Testing facilities – Seat Belts

Durability

Extraction / Retraction
Cycle Test Rig
Abrasion Tester
Buckle Cycle Tester

Performance

“G” Lock Tester
Tilt Lock Checker
Adjustment Force Tester

Environment

Dust Chamber
Salt Spray Cabinet

Strength

Pendulum Test Rig
Tensile Tester

Testing Facilities – Air Bags (IRS)

CONTACT

Key Contact Person

Name : P.B Rajan
Function : Marketing
Email : pb.rajan@ranegroup.com

Rane TRW Steering Systems Private Limited – Steering Gear Division

45, TTK Road, Alwarpet,
Chennai – 600 018, India.
Phone : +91-44-24994390 Fax : +91-44-24994409

Key Contact Person

Name : S Ramesh
Function : Marketing
Email : ts.ramesh@ranegroup.com

Rane TRW Steering Systems Private Limited – Occupant Safety Division

48th KM, NH 45, GST Road,
Singaperumal Koil – 603 204, India.
Phone : +91-44-47407850 Fax : +91-44-47407899