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Mike Jeffries

Field Technical Service Manager - Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties
High Performance Waterborne Two-Component Polyurethanes
This talk with discuss the chemistry of both components in a two-component PUD. It will review water dispersible polyisocyanate crosslinkers and isocyanate reactive waterborne polymers. In addition methods of formulating these products will be reviewed. Applications of these materials will be discussed.

Mike began his career at Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience) in 1989 working in the Quality Assurance Laboratory. In 1992 he moved into Research. There he worked on the scale up of the various polyisocyanates, polyisocyanate prepolymers, polyaspartics and polyurethane dispersions into production. In 1998 he specifically began working on the development on new isocyanate resins for use in the coatings industry. Michael has been awarded twelve patents and has several applications pending. Mike holds a BS from the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently a Field Technical Service Manager in the Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties Division of Covestro. Mike and his wife Belinda have three children and two grandchildren. They currently reside in Follansbee, WV. Mike enjoys his grandchildren as well as playing music in Church and with family and friends.

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