Tomás Posada Fernández

Bostlan
Background

SUMMARISED CV

  • Degree in Chemistry by the University of the Basque Country.
  • He has developed his professional career at BOSTLAN. He has participated in all the projects carried out by BOSTLAN.
  • He has some patents (US 6,149,710, WO 03/083035) and scientific papers.
  • Expertise in internal and external resource coordination. More than 30 years of experience coordinating R&D&I teams and projects, providing technical support for the different members of the teams for market penetration.

 

Degree in Chemical Sciences by the University of the Basque Country.

Since 1985 he has worked for Bostlan, where he has held various positions related to the Technical Department.

Currently the head of Gupo Bostlan’s Technical Department.

 

Research experience

-Patents:

2000 ES 2140300 Additive for adding one or more metals into aluminium alloys.

2000 US 6,149,710 Additive for adding one or more metals into the aluminium alloys.

2003 WO 03/083035 Method for the production of high concentration manganese minitablets for alloying aluminium baths and device for implementing said method.

 

– Participation in research projects:

  • Industrial process to obtain purified ZnO using waste high in Zn content.
  • Study of metals for aluminium alloys with applications in the aeronautics industry.
  • Study of the influence of selenium used in the production of electrolytic manganese in the alloying of aluminium coats through alloying compacts.
  • Preparation of determination methods and reference materials.

 

– Scientific publications (journals):

  • Selenium in electrolytic manganese as a reference material for the quality

control of aluminium melts. N Etxebarria, G Arana, R Antolín, G Borge, T

Posada, JC Raposo. Acredd Qual Assur, 127, 575-580, 2007.

  • Optimisation of volatile elements determination by flow injection hydride

generation – inductively coupled plasma spectrometry in electrolytic

manganese. R Antolín, G Borge, T Posada, N Etxebarria, JC Raposo. Journal

of Alloys and Compounds, 427, 73-77, 2007.

  • Chromium powder as a reference material for the quality control of particle size

measurements by laser diffraction. N Etxebarria, G Arana, R Antolín, E

Diez, G Borge, T Posada, JC Raposo. Powder Technology, 155, 85-91, 2005.

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  • Optimisation of flow-injection-hydride generation inductively coupled plasma

spectrometric determination of selenium in electrolytic manganese. N

Etxebarria, R Antolín, G Borge, T Posada, JC Raposo. Talanta, 65, 1209-

1214, 2005.

  • Inductively coupled plasma compared with direct current arc spectrometry for

analysis of minor elements in aluminium baths, R Antolín, G Borge, T Posada,

JC Raposo, I Seara, N Etxebarria. Journal of AOAC International, 87 (5),

1218-1223, 2005.

– Scientific presentations at congresses:

  • A methodology for analyzing Se in Mn electrolytic metal and Al materials

coming from the casthouse. R Antolín, T Posada, G Borge, JC Raposo, G

Arana, N Etxebarria. The 134th TMS Annual Conference, February 2005, San

Francisco (USA).

  • A method for prediction of compacting behaviour and mechanical resistance of

Mn compacts for aluminium alloying. R Fernández-Serrano, G González-

Doncel, R Antolín, T Posada, G Borge. The 133rd TMS Annual Conference,

March 2004, Charlotte (USA).


26-28 February


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