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Chemical engineer

Robert Dejaiffe, American Chemical engineer. Achievements include patents in melting furnace for production of mineral wool insulation; in melting system and process for use in production of high termperature mineral wool insulation; in low density spheres; in retroreflective materials and use; and an instrument for measuring retroreflectivity. Recipient Key Man award United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1968.

Background

Dejaiffe, Robert was born on November 4, 1936 in Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ernest and Lorena Frances (Bates) Dejaiffe.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, 1958; Master of Business Administration, Syracuse University, 1973.

Career

Counter Intelligence Corps/electronics officer United States Naval Reserve, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1958-1962. Senior process engineer Corning (New York ) Glass Works, 1962-1975. Process development engineer New Jersey Zinc Company, Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977.

Manager Research and Development Forty-Eight Insulations, Aurora, Illinois, 1977-1980. Manager advanced technology Potters Industries Inc., Parsippany, New Jersey, 1980-1990. General manager business testing Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, since 1990.

Consultant on retroreflectivity.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in melting furnace for production of mineral wool insulation. In melting system and process for use in production of high termperature mineral wool insulation. In low density spheres.

    In retroreflective materials and use. And an instrument for measuring retroreflectivity.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society for Testing and Materials (chairman company E-12.10 on retroreflectivity), American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Ceramic Society, American Society Hwy Engineers, Mensa, Committee International de l'Eclairage (chairman TC2-32 since 1989), Pennsylvania Ceramic Society, Retired Officers Association, Masons, Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Lynn Moore, March 19, 1979. Children: David, Dane, Cynthia, Jamie, Bruce, Edward, Jill.

father:
Ernest Dejaiffe

mother:
Lorena Frances (Bates) Dejaiffe

spouse:
Lynn Moore

children:
Jill Dejaiffe

Dane Dejaiffe

Cynthia Dejaiffe

David Dejaiffe

Bruce Dejaiffe

Jamie Dejaiffe

Edward Dejaiffe