Expert in Dispersants for Coatings; Woodworking Adhesives (EPI,PVAc D3/D4 type); Acrylics, Polymerization
Expert ID: 727471 Singapore
- Hyperdispersants, PU Dispersants, Acrylic Dispersants for inks & Coatings
- Wood working adhesives (EPI, PVAc D3 / D4 type)
- Solvent based Acrylics (TPA, TSA, Acrylic Polyols)
- Solid Acrylics, toner resins
- emulsion polymers and emulsion polymerization including Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate, VAM homo & copolymers, acrylics, styrene-acrylics, SB latex
- Polyacrylates dispersants
- Rheology Modifiers ASE, HASE PU Thickeners, Textile printing thickener based on inverse emulsion polymer
He possesses extensive knowledge in the polymerization of vinyl unsaturation by emulsion, solution and suspension, process Improvements,scale up
from lab and scale to pilot to production; Curing and cross linking with several different chemistries of polymers with various functionalities such as
terminal vinyl unsaturation, epoxy, hydroxy, isocyanate and more.
He is equally adept in Manufacturing Process Engineering, Including mixer design and selection.
Development of solvent acrylics for ceramic industry
|Year: 1984||Degree: Ph.D(Polymer Technology)||Subject: Polymers, coatings||Institution: UDCT, Mumbai|
|Year: 1981||Degree: M.Sc.(Tech)||Subject: Polymer Technology||Institution: UDCT, Mumbai|
|Year: 1978||Degree: B.Sc(Tech)||Subject: Paints Technology||Institution: UDCT, Mumbai|
|Year: 1975||Degree: B.Sc.||Subject: Chemistry||Institution: Mumbai University|
|Year: 1971||Degree: S.S.C||Subject: Maths Science||Institution: Maharashtra Board|
|Years: 2011 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Director, Innovation Center||Department:||Responsibilities: He was heading a team of 18 scientists including 6 Ph. Ds.
He developed several novel additives including dispersants for s-b inks & coatings.
|Years: 2007 to 2009||Employer: Akzo Nobel||Title: Project Manager||Department:||Responsibilities: Development projects in wood working adhesives|
|Years: 2006 to 2007||Employer: Dynea||Title: Technical Manager||Department:||Responsibilities: Development projects in wood working adhesives|
|Years: 2004 to 2006||Employer: NIPSEA||Title: Technical Manager||Department:||Responsibilities: Development projects in latex and resins for coatings|
|Years: 1986 to 2004||Employer: Pidilite||Title: General Manage Technical||Department:||Responsibilities: Development projects in adhesives, latex, resins, polymerization processes,|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2004 to 2013||Country / Region: Singapore||Summary: Development of latex, resins for coatings; Development of EPI, PVAc adhesives; PVAc polymerization
Additives, Dispersants for s-b industrial coatings
|Associations / Societies|
|Fellow, Technology Surface Coatings; Oil & Color Chemist Association, England|
|External Examiner, Ph.D.(Tech) & M.Tech Thesis, Mumbai University; Visiting Fellow Professor, Dept. Chem. Technology, Mumbai University; Former Member of Advisory Board of Emulsion Polymer Group, Eindhoven University, Holland; Former Member of Advisory Board of Emulsion Polymer Group, Lehigh University, USA|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has written, published, and presented 5 papers on topics such as Coating Latex Binders, Designing High Solids Coatings and Thermosetting Acrylics.
5 Patents under application
|Training / Seminars|
|He has developed training courses covering the topics of Emulsion Polymers and polymerization, Wood adhesion and wood adhesives, Contact Adhesives, Chemistry and Technology of EPI and PVAc adhesives, Mixing Technology; Pigment Dispersions & Dispersant Technology|
|He maintains contact with a vast number of suppliers for resins and adhesives|
|Industrial Coatings & Adhesives|
|Other Relevant Experience|
An abstract thinker with analytical mind.
Quest for fundamental understanding and root cause analysis
Train, coach, mentor, share knowledge and provide colleagues analysis and interpretation of results
Maintains focus to meet strategic targets
Networking and correspond with related people within and outside on technical matters
Provide process engineering solutions to all regional manufacturing sites.
Support field trials for new market segments, new application areas.
Ability to work intimately with individuals, teams across different natures, cultures
Self inspired; fearless
committed to developing new, innovative technologies in the lab, and then facilitating the transfer of these technologies to the real world
Fields of Expertise
acrylic coating material, acrylic lacquer, acrylic polymerization, acrylic resin, addition polymerization, anionic surfactant, bead polymerization, continuous polymerization, dispersion polymerization, emulsion polymer, emulsion polymerization, free radical polymerization, latex, latex emulsion, latex stability, methyl methacrylate, monomer, pearl polymerization, polyacrylate, polymerization, polymerization reactor, polymethacrylate, polymethyl methacrylate, solution polymerization, solution polymerization reactor, solvent soluble acrylic resin, suspension polymerization, vinyl acetate, vinyl acetate based polymer, vinyl polymerization, polyvinyl acetate, wood adhesive, wood gluing, acrylic paint, fine particle dispersing, organic coating material, polymer chemistry, polymerization reactor control, residual monomer, adhesion technology, two-part adhesive, adhesive manufacturing, polymerization inhibitor, anionic surfactant, reactive monomer, flooring adhesive, latex emulsion, aqueous adhesive, film formation mechanism, polyarylate, emulsion stabilization, chain transfer agent, acrylic monomer, 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, acrylate coating material, glacial acrylic acid, continuous polymerization, dispersion polymerization, solvent adhesive, bond strength, free radical, urethane adhesive, adhesive curing, colloidal suspension, autoclave reactor, acrylic adhesive material, divinylbenzene, starch-based adhesive material, synthetic latex, styrene latex, wood adhesive resin, neoprene adhesive, acrylic coating material, polyurethane adhesive, low volatile organic compound coating material, emulsion coating material, latex stability, emulsion polymer, thermal polymerization, ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer technology transfer, acrylic lacquer, vinyl ester resin, emulsion stability, wood adhesion, acetate ethylene copolymer, peroxide, pressure-sensitive adhesive, high-solids organic coating material, emulsion (mixture), low-temperature adhesive, adhesive material, acrylic compound, latex, dispersion, coating material, vinyl acetate, styrene, acrylamide, methyl methacrylate, vinyl chloride, acrylic resin, free radical catalyst, monomer, thermoplastic resin, resin, thermosetting adhesive, thermoplastic adhesive, styrene polymerization, polymerization kinetics, polymerization, methacrylate, lacquer, glue, free radical polymerization, ethylene-vinyl acetate, ethylene, copolymerization, copolymer formulation, continuous reactor, contact adhesive, colloid, bulk polymerization, bead polymerization, manufacturing adhesive, adhesive testing, addition polymerization, acrylic acid, acrylate, acrylamide polymerization