About me

E. Ramanathan M Sc., M Phil., PhD

Nanocoating Consultant & Corporate Trainer

Experience: More than 30 years in Advanced materials, Speciality Coatings & Cheminformatics

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Companies associated

1986 to 2000: Addison Paints & Chemicals Ltd Dy. Chief Chemist

From 2000 onwards:  Surface coating consultant and corporate trainer for a few  industrial clients,  and research fellow in University of Madras, doing research, authoring  journals, patents and developing new products based on nano-materials in surface coatings, cosmetics, surfactants, metal pre-treatement chemicals, paints, inks and resins, and actively engaged in e-learning and teaching.

Some of my  past and present industrial Clients:

  • Welbro Paints
  • Sunchrome Paints
  • Limenaph chemicals
  • Chennai Paints
  • Hitech Paints
  • Galaxy Hightech Coatings
  • Five Star Coatings
  • Hurix systems
  • Attano educational media Pvt Ltd
  • Saitech Informatics
  • Indian Oil Corporation – Drum factory
  • Imapro worldwide Ltd
  • Chennai Petrochemicals Ltd, Manali, Chennai – Corporate Trainer
  • Cyber School Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd – ISO Consultant
  • Sri Venkateswara Group of Institutions – Adviser
  • Emantra solutions
  • Madras Fluorine Pvt Ltd
  • Vitraquim lubrication oil ltd – Mexico
  • Vitrocoat ltd, Mexico
  • Wittur Elevators Components Mfg Ltd.

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My Primary Expertise

  • Industrial Consultancy
    • Paint manufacturing
    • Industrial Coatings & Testing Services
    • Nanocoatings
  • Paint Manufacturing:
    • Formulation and development of new product
    • Technical service and trouble shooting
    • Vendor development
    • Customer development
    • Cost reduction
    • Specification – BIS, ASTM, JS
    • Project Training
    • Software Development
  • Industrial Coatings and Testing services
    • Job coating Estimation
    • Correct choice of Paint and Painting methods
    • Third party quality assurance
    • Pre-treatment system
    • Project training
    • Technical service
    • Cost reduction
    • Effluent treatment
    • Colour matching
    • Recommending paint  and painting specifications
  • Products
    • Metal Pre-treatment system
    • Electroplating chemicals
    • Electrophoretic coatings
    • Powder coatings
    • Thinners, Primers, Putty paints
    • Enamels – Air drying, Stoving
    • Epoxy paints – under coat, top coat
    • Acrylic paints – thermosetting, air drying
    • Polyurethane paints for automotive industries
    • OEM finishes
    • NC Lacquers
    • Polish, water rubbing compound
    • All familiar shades and clear coats
    • Candy finishes and metallic coats
    • Pearl finishes, matt  and eggshell finishes
    • Emulsion paints for wall, distemper
    • Water proof coatings
    • Marine coatings
    • Floor coatings
  • Nanocoating on different substrates
    • Ferrous metals – CRS, HRS, Cast iron, SS, GI
    • Nonferrous metals – Al, Cu, Zn, Ag
    • Wood – Pine, Teak, Rose wood, plywood
    • Concrete, rock, civil structures like building, swimming pool etc.
    • Plastic components – FRP, ABS, HIP
    • Superhydrophobic coatings

My Secondary Expertise

  • Training entrepreneurs, freshers, employees
  • Conducting workshops and exhibitions
  • Published books for School and college students
  • Writing patents, journals and specifications
  • Developing software for institutes and companies
  • Guest lectures in schools and colleges

Project Proposals

  • Development of paint products
  • Patenting some innovative paint products and accessories
  • Designing low cost indigenous paint machinery
  • Vendor development and cost reduction
  • Product technical know how
  • Trouble shooting
  • Conducting tests and issuing third party certificates
  • Conducting exhibitions and seminar in collaboration with industries
  • Undertaking turnkey projects to set up fully automated metal pretreatment and powdercoating plants

  • Conducting seminars for architects and builders

  • Employability training for young engineers in campus and onsite
  • Conducting refresher courses for painters onsite
  • Helping entrepreneurs to undertake paint contracts
  • Developing small scale industries to socially and economically backward youth in rural areas
  • Joint Inspection in Public sector projects
  • Participation in QMS activities in ISO
  • Launching new products
  • Supporting students to get industrial projects
  • Placement assistance to students in industries

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18 thoughts on “About me

  1. Your work on paint formulation is fantastic but I can not comprehend all the chemical terminologies and Mathematics. I will be glad if you could give me the formulation for 100 liters.Thanks. Adedokun Paul from Nigeria

  2. iam d srinivasa rao from andhra pradesh kurnool dist. i want to send my son paint manufacturing technology .

  3. hello Doctor, im new to paint production and would be setting up a paint production business soon, i would need to be trained +971554652049

    • Download telegram from your android and send a test message to me dreramanath 91 9444929163
      I am offering online paint technology course through telegram.

  4. Sir I am ranganath from bangalore I want to state high glass acrylic paint production for aerosol kindly provide details
    Thanking you
    Ranganath c v

  5. Sir

    Thanks for your inputs.can u suggest a good suspension agent for acrylic based paints.Also can u give us a supplier of good quality calcite used in decorative paints.rgds indrajit

  6. Hello sir., Im Elumalai from vellore, tamil nadu. working as a QC Chemist in paint industry. I would learn, how to formulate for paints and coatings. Help me sir……

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