Expert in Bagasse Paper Making, Pulping, Bleaching, Printing
Expert ID: 725004 India
Conversant with dry end operations of bagasse based paper drying, its peculiarities and remedies.
Conversant with state of art energy efficient pulp processing methods such as RDH, Superbatch process. In mechanical pulping, the application of P-RC process, biomechanical pulping for energy reduction for bagasse.
Studies carried out of types of lignin viz softwood, hardwood and bagasse - its functional groups and effect on environmental pollution and AOX generation
Involved in the MIS for pulp and paper on ORACLE platform.
Developed several new product designs with bagasse pulp as the major component meeting specification for end use.
Evaluation of paper additives for specific properties development, in bagasse paper making. Serving Paper industry for past 24 years
Conversant with chemical properties evaluation of paper.
Knowledge on paper chemistry aspects of bagassse papermaking in particular. Overall knowledge of the paper mill chemistry from pulping, paper making, recovery, effluent treatment and water treatment.
Studied the effect of bagasse pulp, head box configuration on Curl.
Trouble shooting problems related to paper linting in bagasse based papers
In depth knowledge of optical properties of paper, factors influencing and ways of achieving.
In depth knowledge on testing of Optical properties, standard methods, geometry etc.
Good knowledge on the pressing of paper, bagasse based, for retaining bulk, improving dryness, shoe press effect, tandem press etc
Conversant with Quality assurance aspects of paper
Conversant with specification for different end use papers.
Knowledge in paper sheet forming.
Good knowledge on strength properties evaluation of paper.
Good knowledge about pulp processing. Thorough knowledge of paper stock preparation process.
Trouble shooting of wet end operations of papermaking and paper stock related problems.
Commissioning and Start up of 400 tpd bagasse based integrated pulp and paper plant in Egypt.Launching of products based on bagasse pulp meeting international standardsDevelopment of enzyme for improving bleaching - submitted for patentGuiding students of Pulp and paper technology on projects and technical seminarsManagement representative functions of ISO 9001 Quality Management system
|Year: 1994||Degree: Masters Degree||Subject: Chemistry||Institution: Annamalai University|
|Years: 1984 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Dy Manager||Department: Research and Development||Responsibilities: New Product development, Trouble shooting, Bagasse and wood pulping, bleaching and paper making studies, Effluent treatment studies, Water conservation studies, Enzyme applications, ISO 9001 QMS, EMS 14001, LCA, New Project commissioning and stabilisation|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1999 to 2000||Country / Region: Egypt||Summary: Was deputed for start up and commissioning of state of the art pulp and paper plant based on bagasse, for a period of 10 months|
|Years: 2004 to 2004||Country / Region: Singapore||Summary: Presented paper on novel dependency of cellulose fibre on water absorption of bagasse based paper at the New Applied Technology Conference|
|Associations / Societies|
|Coordinator for Indian Pulp and Paper Technical Association of TNPL|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Internal auditor for ISO 9001, 14001 systems|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Has 20 publications 3 of them in international journals|
|Training / Seminars|
|Indian Pulp and Paper Technical Association
New Applied Technology conference, Singapore
Water Digest seminar
|24 years of hands on experience in Bagasse based large integrated pulp and paper mill.
Involved in commissioning and stabilisation of 400 tpd bagasse based integrated pulp and paper plant in Egypt.
|Other Relevant Experience|
|ISO 9001. ISO 14001, LCA, Pulp and Paper technology course, Projects for students of Masters in chemistry related to Pulp and paper|
Fields of Expertise
alkaline paper, alkaline papermaking, dry-end paper operation, energy-efficient pulp processing, lignin, millwide information system, new product design, paper additive, paper, paper industry, paper chemical property, paper chemistry, paper mill chemistry, paper property, paper curl, paper linting process, paper optical property, paper optical testing, paper pressing, paper quality assurance, paper quality control, paper quality, paper specification, paper sheet forming, paper strength testing, paper-stock preparation, pulp processing, pulpwood, wet-end paper operation, paper stock, black liquor, delignification, non-impact printing product development, papermaking