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CONSULTA INTELIGENTE S.A.S., is an engineering company dedicated to advising, consulting and specialized technical training services. The Company provides technology solutions that seek to positively impact costs, profitability and competitiveness, through the generation and transfer of knowledge, adding value to all actors involved in the process.

The company's main services are focused on outsourcing of engineering processes “Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)”.

 1. MECHANICAL DESIGN & AUTOMATION:

  • Design of industrial machinery, production plants and industrial processes.
  • Automation of equipment and processes.
  • Mathematical modeling and simulation.
  • CAD Modeling.
  • Geometry optimization of products.
  • Design of biomedical equipment and biomedical applications parts.

2. MATERIALS, MECHANICS OF MATERIALS & FAILURE ANALYSIS:

  • Materials characterization: thermal, chemical, morphological and mechanical.
  • Corrosion analysis.
  • Welding analysis.
  • Identification and correction of defects in the products obtained from the following processes: casting, extrusion, lamination, forging, stamping, and plastic injection.
  • Substitution of raw materials.
  • Design and selection of new materials that improve the specifications and/or reduce the cost of the finished product.
  • Simulation of processes, namely casting, injection, extrusion, lamination, among others, to reduce design and identify flow problems.
  • Studies and analysis of changes in mechanical properties and physical-chemical heat treatment.
  • Structural analysis for prediction of failure and Finite Element Stress Analysis.

3. ENERGY SECTOR:

DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS FOR POWER GENERATION:

  • Recognition studies,
  • Feasibility studies,
  • Implementation of designs.
  • Consulting on funding and project promotion,
  • Consulting on electromechanical equipment, installation and commissioning,
  • Technical inspection of construction, assembly and commissioning.

DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ENERGY SAVING:

  • Thermal and energy project implementation.
  • Renewable energy.

4. WATER TREATMENT:

The Company is representing the American firm Ecosystems AZ, a manufacturer of water treatment plants.

  • Wastewater treatment plants according to customers’ specific needs.
  • Drinking water treatment plant according to customers’ specific needs.

Advantage of treatment plants:

  • High efficiency filtration process.
  • Drinking water.
  • Recovery of alkalinity and control of filamentous bacteria.
  • Class A water production.
  • No use of chemicals.
  • It removes nitrates.
  • Compact, modular and flexible design.
  • 33% savings in operating costs compared to traditional technologies.

5. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION PROCESS & QUALITY MANAGEMENT: 

In strategic alliance with the firm SOLUCIONES PCC, expert in improving technologies in the automotive industry, the Company provides the following services:

  • Design of serial production processes and productivity optimization.
  • Construction of a preventive maintenance plan.
  • Understanding and/or improvement of logistics processes.
  • Implementation of process improvement methodologies, such as rapid response methods, Kaizen, 5’s, TPM, JIDOKA, HEIJUNKA.
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Contact info #1

Alejandro Morales Ortiz
+57 4 444 2472
Mechanical Design Unit Director
N/A
Carrera 53 # 29C – 103, Medellin, Colombia

Contact info #2

Laura Sierra Arango
+57 4 444 2472
Manager
N/A
Carrera 53 # 29C – 103, Medellin, Colombia

Contact info #3

Andres Duque Mesa
+57 4 444 2472
Materials Unit Director
N/A
Carrera 53 # 29C – 103, Medellin, Colombia

Material Properties

  • Characterization of materials: thermal, chemical, morphologic and mechanical properties.
  • Corrosion analysis.
  • Welding analysis.
  • Identification and correction of defects in smelted, extruded, laminated, forged, punch pressed and injection moulded parts and components.
  • Substitution of raw materials.
  • Design and selection of new materials for the improvement of the performance and/or reduction of costs of the finished product.
  • Computer simulation for smelting, injection, extrusion and lamination processes, among others, identifying and reducing problems of flow and interdependencies of the various process steps.

Design, Automation & Development

  • Automation of processes, design and distribution of production lines.
  • Design of machinery, mechanisms and automation systems.
  • Product redesign and optimization without compromising performance and specifications.
  • Design and development of competitive products.

Biomedical sector:

  • Design of equipment, devices and systems for biomedical applications.
  • Development of biomedical research projects.

Aerospace & Defence Sector:

  • Design of equipment, devices and systems for aerospace and defence applications.
  • Development of aerospace and defence research projects.

Technical Trainings

CONSULTA INTELIGENTE S.A.S. provides technical trainings on engineers related to:

1. MATERIALS ENGINEERING & MECHANICS OF MATERIALS:

General topics:

  • Metals: Steel, stainless steel for food applications, non-ferrous metals (copper, bronze, aluminum).
  • Polymers: thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers and silicones.
  • Ceramics: Carbides, refractory materials, insulation.
  • Changes in the properties by applying heat treatment.
  • Types of heat treatment.
  • Application of heat treatment in the industry.
  • Relationship between stress, axial load, torsion, bending, transverse load and combined loads.
  • Stress transformation, impact and strain energy.

Focus on: Technicians, technologists and engineers of the maintenance area with a specific interest in understanding the properties of materials, use of tools, spare parts and industrial machinery. This thematic block is divided into three courses:

1.1.  Materials Engineering

Objective: Provide the basis for an appropriate choice of engineering materials with the appropriate physical and mechanical properties for industrial application.

1.2. Heat treatment

Objective: Learn to select and apply heat treatment depending on the nature of the material and mechanical properties.

1.3.  Mechanics of Materials

Objective: Taking into account the principles learned in previous courses and their electrical and mechanical applications, the Company tries to understand the structural involvement of materials in industrial applications (structures, machinery, networks, etc.).

2. HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC SECTOR:

General topics:

  • Sensors, transmitters, transducers, controllers.
  • Valves and fittings.
  • Comparison of different energy sources (pneumatic, hydraulic and electric).
  • Basis of hydraulics (force, pressure and distance multiplication) Applications of Pascal's law.
  • Hydraulics Basics, types of oil-hydraulic pumps.
  • Hydraulic control structures and symbols according to DIN ISO1219.
  • Cylinders and hydraulic valves, symbology, calculation and diagnosis.
  • Fail detection and possible solutions.

Focus on: Technicians, technologists and engineers of the maintenance area with a specific interest in pneumatic systems operation, hydraulic and automation equipment and industrial processes.

This thematic block is divided into three courses:

2.1 Course: Fundamentals of instrumentation and control:

Objective: Understanding of operating principles, applications and selection of parameters, different types of sensors and instrumentation equipment to control variables, such as temperature, pressure, flow, etc.

2.2 Course: Hydraulics Fundamentals
 
Objective: Understanding the physical principles of the technologies involved in automation, allowing participants to develop systems that increase productivity, reduce time and machine stoppages.

2.3 Course: Diagnosis and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems

Objective: Identify possible causes of failure in hydraulic and pneumatic systems, to reduce damage and/or repair time.

3. RATIONAL USE OF ENERGY IN THE INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY:

General topics:

  • Energy, classes and uses,
  • Thermodynamic laws,
  • Heat transfer,
  • Heat engines classification,
  • Management and development of an energy saving program.

Focus on: Technicians, technologists and engineers of the maintenance area with a specific interest in making efficient use of power in all its forms.

This thematic block is divided into three courses:

3.1 Course: Fundamentals of Energy and Thermodynamics

Objective: Identifying different kinds of laws in thermodynamics and energy and understanding their applications in the industrial field.

3.2 Course: Heat engines

Objective: Recognize the different heat engines, such as boilers, compressors, turbines, heat exchangers, among others, understanding their function for a correct design and maintenance.

3.3 Course: Energy saving 2

Objective: Deepening of the preparation and audits for an efficient energy management program.

Capabilities list

The Company has qualified personnel trained in different areas of expertise, as well as mechanical and industrial engineers with an extensive experience and different degrees of specialization, namely:

  • Master in Engineering with emphasis on Materials.
  • Master in Engineering with emphasis on Automation.
  • Master of Science in Energy Systems.
  • Automation Specialists.
  • Turbomachinery Specialists.
  • Master in Management.
  • Engineering Management.
  • Finite Element Specialists.
  • Training and experience in methods of improvement (KAIZEN, TPM, 5’s, Lean Manufacturing, Visual Management, JIDOKA, HEIJUNKA) in the automotive sector.

Technical Drawings

The Company provides technical drawing and construction drafting using CAD software and other specialized software:

  • SolidWorks,
  • SolidEdge,
  • Ansys,
  • AutoCAD,
  • Matlab,
  • Unigraphics NXII,
  • Geographic Information Systems – ARCGIS,
  • Operation of dual-frequency GPS equipment, Glonass Software and Laser Total Station,
  • Algor Multiphysics,
  • Flex PDE,
  • Visual Basic,
  • Visual FORTRAN,
  • EES.

Clients

COLCAFÉ: is a company specialized in the processing and marketing of coffee and related products. It has two plants, one in Medellin serving the western market and one in Bogota, serving the market for eastern and central Colombia.

 

ISAGEN: Its main corporate purpose is the creation and marketing of electricity. ISAGEN is the third Company in Colombia in power generation and operates its own power generation plants utilising water and heat resources. The main services provided by the company, are energy solutions, the supply of electricity and gas, and associated services in three main areas: maintenance, expansion and energy efficiency, with programs promoting the rational use of energy and energy substitution, among others.

 

For its clients the Company has prepared:

 

  • Studies, and specific analysis of materials, corrosion and failure analysis of equipment and machine parts, which are subject to high loads and torques of operation, which have taken corrective and preventive measures to increase the hours of operation.
  • Finite element simulations for redesigning of equipment and increase in production capacity.
  • Reverse engineering for development of parts, components and replacement parts.
  • Design and manufacture of special purpose machinery.

 

Consulta Inteligente S.A.S.

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