Hand Book of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives and Coatings: Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Technology (Paperback)
This book is dedicated to the coating and converting industry, especially the adhesive tapes manufacturing industry. In this book, the author has attempted to look into the details of pressure-sensitive adhesive tape manufacturing and the applications. The book throws light on the raw materials required for tape manufacturing and the various processes involved. This book will work as a reference book for those associated with the adhesive tape manufacturing industry. The proprietor of SPA Technical Advisor and author of this book has worked for over 44 years in the rubber and adhesive tape manufacturing industry. This book is a result of the author's experience in the production department and in the research and development department, at very senior levels, in many organizations in India and overseas.
Shrikant P. Athavale is a science graduate (1973) with a post-graduation in rubber technology from Plastics and Rubber Institute (PRI), London. He has experience in the rubber industry for over 11 years and the adhesive tape industry for over 33 years, in manufacturing, production and research and development. He also has 3 Indian patents to his credit. He has published 5 technical books and has presented many technical papers at national and international conferences at USA (PSTC, ASC), MKVS, Munich, Germany, Ichemco, Italy, India (ATMA) and Bangkok, Thailand as well as two technical papers for the Rubber Expo 2018. Currently, the author is engaged in his own technical advisory firm that provides technical know-how in the field of rubber and adhesive tapes. He has also been appointed as Technical Advisor for Harrisons Malayalam Ltd and EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)