Testing and evaluation is one of the most important part of materials utilization in various applications. Material specification, material characterization, material behaviour and its performance evaluation is the first step in any utility application. It is also important to qualify materials being supplied by various vendors. Material analysis and its certification is another important aspect required frequently by industry.
It is a responsible job which requires correct knowledge of the subject, knowledge of various materials standards and their right use in evaluation. Surface Engineering and Coating consultant is being initiated by experienced well educated and with enough experience with different industries and requirements. Myself has forty three years of experience in working in Atomic Energy and prestigious education institute Indian Institute of Technology Bombay as well working in several International Laboratories. After retirement from IIT Bombay, I decided to extend my services to Nation to help industry in creating a state of the art testing and evaluation facilities with consultancy and advisory component also.
The testing lab is located at Dream The Mall in Bhandup next to SSPC India office. It has all basic facilities of paint testing, paint performance evaluation, mechanical properties of coatings, weathering and chemical properties evaluation at reasonable cost. We are in the process of taking NABL accreditation soon. We have experienced staff like Dr. Shailesh Dhoke, who has eight years experience in testing and Evaluation at Charter Coatings, Calgary Canada and Raj Kumar who worked with me for 20 years at IIT Bombay.
I am looking forward to your support and cooperation to make this dream come true.
Technical Incharge for Paints & Coating laboratory, Metallurgy Department, IIT Bombay, under Prof. A.S.Khanna
Laboratory Incharge - Surface Engineering & Coating Consultant