About Us

HHV Advanced Technologies

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HHV Advanced Technologies is ranked amongst the global leaders in thin film technology. It has a wide international market presence and is particularly strong in executing large, highly sophisticated customized thin film deposition equipment for a range of applications. For over five decades, we have been designing, developing thin-film coatings and fabricating optics for the space, defence and industrial sectors. HHVAT's R&D team has been closely associated with world renowned scientists in thin film technology to develop advanced thin film deposition products. 

HHV Group

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The HHV Group is India’s premier thin film and vacuum technology group, with almost six decades of expertise in the design and manufacture of high vacuum equipment for research and industrial applications. HHV’s products are integral to multiple sectors that include Aerospace, Automotive and Defense. HHV has multiple manufacturing centres located in and around Bengaluru, India. HHV is a leading exporter for coating equipment with branches in the United Kingdom and distributors worldwide. 

History

1965

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Hind High Vacuum founded as a Small-Scale Industry in Bangalore, India.

1967

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Developed India’s first indigenous 12” laboratory vacuum coating unit in association with the Indian Institute of Science.

1968

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Developed and manufactured India's first high vacuum rotary pump.

1970

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Developed an indigenous space simulation chamber to test leaks in pallets and allied components for rocket thrusters.

1977

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Moved to a 4.5 acre Peenya plant in Bangalore, India.

1991

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Established the thin films division and began producing optical filters.

1996

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India’s largest vacuum heat treatment and brazing furnace with a hot zone of size 1.8 meters in diameter and 2 meters in height and can achieve vacuum of 10(-6) mbar.

2002

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Built and supplied the largest vertical coating system for 2.2m diameter telescope mirror coatings at an elevation of 14800 ft. above sea level at Hanley, Ladakh.

2005

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Developed a robot- controlled sputter coating system for conductive and transparent coating on aircraft canopy and windshield with process technology.

2007

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Established the 6.5 acre Dabaspet plant in Bangalore, India which includes international contract manufacturing operations for Edwards' range of thin film deposition equipment and diffusion pumps.

2008

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Installed the Horton spheres at Trivandrum, India. The spheres are 16.13 meter in diameter (equivalent to the height of a five storied building), with a vacuum system of cycle speed of 1, 20,000 m3/hour. It is coupled with a hypersonic wind tunnel.

2009

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( i )Established HHV Pumps as a joint venture company to manufacture Rotary pumps, Roots pumps, Combination pumps, Piston pumps and Vacuum Pumping systems.

2009

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( ii )HHV's international activity commences with the export of thin-film deposition equipment, acquired the Edwards' thin films lineage and established HHV Ltd in United Kingdom.

2010

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Developed a complete turnkey line for the production of amorphous silicon solar panels with a capacity of 10MW per annum.

2011

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Developed a twin door metallization system for the automobile industry.

2011

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Developed and installed a large sputter coater for 3.7m diameter telescope mirror coating. 

2011

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Commissioned a robotized TIG welding system with man entry and external robot teaching facility for welding aircraft engine components in high purity inert gas environments. 

2012

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Developed a rotary vacuum brazing furnace for the brazing of diverging and converging exhaust nozzles used in the first and second stage launch vehicles. The furnace is 3.65 meters in diameter and 3.5 meters in length and can achieve vacuum of 10 mbar. 

2013

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Developed a large size ground-based integrated test facility to measure the thrust of high power (8.0 kW) ion-propulsion engines

2017

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Received Space Qualifications for Metallization for HMC substrates   

2017

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Launched India’s first commercial ALD reactor 

2017

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Designed and manufactured the TF1400, a thin film deposition system with a 1400 mm chamber for mass production

2017

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Established the Thin films and Optics facility to fabricate high precision optical components in the visible and infrared spectrum

2018

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Awarded the National R&D award by the President of India for establishing the production of thin film metallized substrates

2018

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Began the ATS 500, a fully automated thin film coating system, production line

2020

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Received Space Qualifications for Lithography of HMC substrates.

2023

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HHV Advanced Technologies commences operations.

Board Members

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Nagarjun Sakhamuri

Managing Director

Nagarjun Sakhamuri has been a Managing Director at Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliated companies since 1986. Nagarjun holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, USA.

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Prasanth Sakhamuri

Managing Director

Prasanth Sakhamuri has been a Managing Director at Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliated companies since 1986. Prasanth holds a Masters in Business Administration from the IRMA, Anand, Gujarat, India.

Our Foundations

Our Mission

To contribute to the welfare of the society by providing products and solutions of excellence based on vacuum technology

Our Vision

To be a world-classvacuum technology company

Our Values

● Complete customer satisfaction● Constant technology innovation● Investing in people through training and development● Motivating people through involvement and empowerment● Creating an environment that champions respect and kindness

Certification

Certifications and accreditation shows the excellence of our services.

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ISO 9001:2015

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ISO 14001:2015

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ISO 45001:2018