A TECHNICAL Seminar on “Eastman Cellulosics &Eckart Effect Pigments for Liquid Coatings” was organized by C J Shah Group for coating technologists at Courtyard by Marriott, Andheri East, Mumbai on 14th December, 2018.
Welcoming the delegates Mr. Manish Agrawal, C J Shah & Co. gave a short introduction about the Group and its activities and described the program planned ahead.
Persons present from Eastman Chemical were Mr. Tommy Guo from Singapore office and Mr. Kunal Dasgupta, Mr. Surojit Dutta, Mr. Chittaranjan Dey, Ms. Anitha Hindalekar from Mumbai office. Mr. Tommy Guo spoke on Eastman Cellulosics Fundamentals & Formulation Techniques for One Component & Two Component Coatings for Refinish Coatings, Wood Coatings and General Industrial Coatings. He started by discussing about CAB Fundamentals; CAB's value preposition in different applications like Refinish Coatings, Wood Coatings, Plastic Coatings etc. and concluded by giving a comparison of CAB vs NC. He also discussed about the appropriate grade of Eastman CAB for use in different coatings and applications.
Mr. Kunal Dasgupta introduced to the audience a newly launched high performance polyester resin under the brand name Eastman Tetrashield resin. These resins are based on a specialized monomer TMCD. He gave a detailed presentation on various grades of these resins and usefulness in various applications such as Industrial Maintenance Coatings, Protective Coatings, etc. Mr. Surojit Dutta on behalf of Eastman Chemical thanked the audience.
Mr. Dilip Ghadge, Eckart India next spoke on the “Eckart's Effect Pigments for Liquid Coatings”. He started by giving details on their product range and value added services for the coating industry. He discussed about the Aluminium flakes-leafing vs non leafing. He also introduced the new Silvershine series; Shinedecor effect pigment concentrates; Gold bronze flakes; ZnMg – Alloys-a replacement to chromates; Pearlescent pigments and Edelstein-pigment based on artificial mica.
In the end Mr. Ashish Shah C J S Specialty Chemicals Pvt Ltd thanked all the delegates who attended the meet.