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MDash CTT2021 Coatings Viscosity

Rheonics Technical Session at Coating Trends and Technology Conference 2021 – “High Quality and ‘Greener’ Coatings with Automated Viscosity Monitoring and Control”

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Topic
High Quality and ‘Greener’ Coatings with Automated Viscosity Monitoring and Control

Date & Time
September 8 @ 2:10 p.m. CDT

Speaker
Manpreet Dash, Global Markets, Rheonics

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Abstract

The challenge in the coatings industry for existing and emerging markets is to lower cost of applying coating, optimize material use, reduce environmental damage through solvent emissions, recycle materials, and to deliver extremely predictable and robust coatings. Viscosity is an important property of coating crucial both to ensure quality of coating material as well as the application process. It is affected at the molecular level and has tremendous amount of information about the process but has been hard to quantify reliably with existing instruments. Monitoring and controlling viscosity of the coating through the complete ecosystem achieves control over properties which matter the most in case of coating – thickness and consistency. Factory automation/ Industry 4.0 solutions utilize inline viscometers to contribute to a more resource-efficient and greener coating process alongside delivering top quality coating performance.

Join Manpreet as he shows how an automated viscosity control system in coating operations can not only impact the overall product quality and profitability, but also transform them sustainably. He will demonstrate an advanced automated viscosity system’s technical capabilities, how it compares with traditional instrumentation currently used and some cases where it has resulted in reduced VOC emissions in printing and coating operations where it has been deployed.

Topic

High Quality and ‘Greener’ Coatings with Automated Viscosity Monitoring and Control

Session sub-topics

  • Current state of viscosity monitoring and control in coating applications
  • Drivers for coaters’ adoption of real-time viscosity management
  • Resonant sensor technology for accurate, real-time inline viscosity measurement and control
  • How reliable viscosity measurement enables predictive control for Industry 4.0 integration
  • Case Study: Achieving sustainability goals with complete viscosity automation solutions – reductions in solvent consumption, emissions and VOCs
Description

Speaker

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Manpreet Dash
Head of Global Markets @ Rheonics

Manpreet leads the Markets Development and Applications Engineering team at Rheonics. He graduated with Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Masters degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering (Dual Degree) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. During his studies, he worked on developing fluid characterization models in thermal spray process applications. He co-founded the IIT Kharagpur Young Innovators Program and is recipient of the Institute Silver Medal.

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