Fluorochemical Cleaning Systems Consultant Including Monitoring, Testing, Resulting Air Emission, Vapor Chemical Cleaning Systems, Specializing in Vertrel®, Hydrofluorocarbon Fluids

Technical Consultant #1657


Expertise

  • Cleaning chemistry and systems.
  • Fluorochemical cleaning systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of various alternatives for ozone depleting substances (ODS) and replacement of high global warming potential (GWP) chemicals in solvents, aerosols and other specialty uses.
  • Selection and use of chemicals for for specialty cleaning applications, such as oxygen system cleaning, carrier fluids, and precision cleaning in aerospace, electronics and computer hard drives.
  • Monitoring and testing air emission and technology for improved containment and remediation alternatives.
  • Experienced in design, selection and performance of materials, equipment and operating cost of the cleaning processes.

Experience

Independent Consultant, 2004 - Present

DuPont Fluorochemicals, 1967 - 2003

Mitsui-DuPont Fluorochemicals, Tokyo, Japan, 2001 - 2003

  • Global Technical Consultant for VertrelĀ® Solvents hydrofluorocarbon fluids used in vapor degreasing equipment for cleaning, rinsing and drying.
  • Provided technical assistance in safe and cost effective use of flurochemical solvents in U.S., South East Asia, Taiwan, China, Europe and Japan.

Chestnut Run, Wilmington, DE, 1994 - 2001

  • Product Development Leader and Manager for Solvent Replacement Projects.
  • Evaluated fluorochemical and other solvents as industrial cleaners.

Wilmington, DE, Research and Development Team Leader, 1988 -1994

  • Developed alternative solvents for CFC-113 and methylchloroform.
  • Coordinated product development efforts including processes to make new solvent, develop environmental and safety properties and applications.

Chambers Works, NJ, 1967 - 1988

  • Held various research and management positions in engineering, manufacturing and process related Fluorochemicals.

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of UNEP"s Solvent Technical Options Committee
  • Served on the HFC/PFC Taskforce appointed by TEAP as a solvent expert.
  • Member of the editorial board "Clean-Tech" Publication for Cleaning Technologies for Industrial Cleaning Applications.

Publications

  • PCC/TEAP Special Report on Chlorofluorcarbons - Lead author on Solvent and Aerosol Section.
  • Handbook of Critical Cleaning - Author of a chapter on Solvents Alternatives.
  • Member of the editorial board for "Clean-Tech" magazine.
  • Many professional papers related to industrial solvents and cleaning solvents.
  • Inventor or co inventor in more than 50 U.S. and foreign patents.

Education

  • MBA University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, Alburn University, Auburn, AL
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering , Bombay University, Bombay, India
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