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Department of Paints Technology
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Prof. R. D. Kulkarni (Ph.D., M. Tech.)
Director/Head
Department of Paint Technology

This department runs B. Tech. course in Paints Technology and M.Tech course in Polymer Technology covering areas such as polymer chemistry and technology; pigments, solvents & additives; formulation, manufacture and application of solvent borne, high solid, water borne, powder, electro deposition and radiation curing coatings. Quality Dispersion Machineries (Bead Mill, Ball Mill, Pug Mixer, Sigma Mixer, High Speed Disperser, Triple Roll Mill, Attritor) have been installed to undertake pilot scale manufacture of paints and printing inks. Slurry Reactor with distillation and crystallisation accessories is available for carrying polymer synthesis under diverse conditions. The characterization facilities include instruments for determination of mass tone, oil absorption, reduced tone, dry (ultrasonic, magnetic flux, induction) and wet film thickness, conical and cylindrical Mandrel flexibility, Erichson cupping, Mar Resistance, Impact Resistance, Cross cut adhesion, Scratch and pencil hardness, Specular gloss & diffuse reflectance, hiding power, humidity resistance, salt spray corrosion resistance, pinhole defects etc. Application facility covers compressed air spray gun, wire / cubical applicator. Powder coating facility includes Twin Screw Extruder, Pulverizer and Electrostatic Dludised Bed Applicator.

THRUST AREAS: Telechelic oligomers, depolymerisation of powder coatings, latex paints, high solid coatings, ecofriendly anti fouling paints, nanospacers, blocked isocyanates, self cleaning/ hygenic coating, UV Curable Powder Coating etc.

Vision and Mission
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Vision :-

To develop knowledge based society by imparting creative and innovative quality education in the field of pigment, polymer and paint technology through excellence in teaching, research and extension.

Mission :-

To provide quality education in conducive environment in order to engender world-class polymer scientists and paint technologists for the betterment of society.

Objectives
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Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

    The B. Tech. PAINTS TECHNOLOGY Program at the University Institute of Chemical Technology of North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon is conducted with the following Educational Objectives:
  • Fulfillment of the growing demands of Entrepreneurs, Technocrats and Scientists of best standards matching to the Competency Requirements of Industries and Academic/ Research Institutions.
  • Training of students to provide the strong domain of Scientific and General Engineering Foundation besides attitude building for problem solving, teamwork, and professional skills.
  • To apply and integrate the acquaintance of the scientific and technological principles underlying the major elements of Paint Technology and Chemical Engineering: Polymer Chemistry and Technology; Pigments, Solvents and Additives; Formulation, Manufacture, Quality Assurance and Application of solvent borne, high solid, water borne, powder, electrodeposition and radiation curing coatings; reaction engineering and thermodynamics; unit operations; process control and plant design
  • To provide learning opportunity in the broad spectrum of multidisciplinary fields such as nanotechnology, special effect pigments and paints, polymer reaction engineering, sophisticated instrumentation, corrosion control, printing inks, piping and pump calculations, process automations etc.
  • To make responsible Paint Technologist Graduates who can contribute to the Society in a productive manner while taking due care of Ecosystem.
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