Product Development and Chemical Technology Research Group

Introduction
In addition to maintaining their market, most companies try to make preparations for its development in pursuit of success or in other words bigger profit. In this respect control over effective factors of production and marketing is necessary in order to keep the outcomes, such as upgrading production quality and quantity on the one hand and price reduction and offering custom-oriented services on the other, as expected. Downstream petrochemical industries are not an exception and Petrochemical Research and Technology Company is following the execution of its planned strategy inclined towards the development of science-oriented activities based on technology creation and more added values particularly in the field of downstream petrochemical industries by taking advantage of young experts as well as the knowledge and expertise of the experienced. In this regard, Product Development and Chemical Technology group as a department of Petrochemical Research and Technology Company offers various services.

Product Development and Chemical Technology Research Group
Product Development and Chemical Technology research group is in charge of planning and implementing applied research in line with the development of polymeric petrochemical plants products and their applications, in-house preparation of chemicals required by petrochemical industries, providing the customers with services and scientific reach and technical support.

Technical- research and product development services
Technical- research and product development services offered by Product Development and Chemical Technology Research Group are as follows:
1-    Product development after reactor based on the combination of polymer and additives , fillers and dyes or pigment :
In this way, a broad spectrum of various grades with different capabilities and specifications are produced from a specific grade which in addition to conformity to customer’s requirements yields high added value for producers.
2-  Application development:  studying and investigating the polymer forming processes as well as establishing an effective relationship with downstream industries, Product Development and Chemical Technology Research Group is trying to move towards the improvement of domestic polymers processibility and their applications preceded by process identification.
3-    Know-how acquisition as well as domestication of chemicals used by petrochemical companies are of other responsibilities of the Chemical Technologies and Product Development Group . Preparing a list of required chemicals and updating the existing data, this group carries out planning for in-house production of chemicals which are much in demand by petrochemical plants.
4-    Offering technical services in order to set the optimized process conditions and select proper technologies.
5-    Preparing the standards required for products functional tests.
6-    Nanofluids and nanocomposits with applications in downstream industries particularly in automotive industry.
7-    Chemical Technologies and Product Development discipline is equipped with the polymer processing and is able to offer the services as follows:

-          Blown Film (Mono Layer- Collin)

-          Blow Molding (Automa)

-          Pipe Extrusion Line  (Battlefield)

-          Injection Molding ( Krauss Maffei-150 ton )

-          Hydraulic Press  (Collin P400P)

-          Hydraulic Press  (Ceast Laboraratory-50 ton)

 

Technical services in the field of industrial oils and lubricants:

The oils research department in Chemical Technologies and Product Development group carries out various activities in the field of industrial oils and lubricants required by petrochemical plants:

-          Finding equivalents and alternative oil and lubricants in petrochemical industry

-          Compiling a comprehensive data bank of petrochemical oils and lubricants

-          Research activity with respect to production of synthetic oils, additives and basis of synthetic oils

-          Studying  and  consulting on selecting proper lubricants for industrial equipment

-          Activity of selecting and replacing heat transfer oils

-          Research on recycling and reusing oils

-          Resolving functional and process problems of oils and lubricants

Laboratory services:

Taking advantage of the following equipment Petrochemical Research and Technology Company is ready to offer laboratory services to downstream industries:

·         MFI

·         Density meter (Column & Gravimeter type)

·         Tensile & Flextural strength

·         Impact strength

  • Notching Machine

·         HDT/Vicat

·         DSC

·         RMS

·         FNCT (Full Notch Creep Test)

·         Accelerated Weathering Tester

·         Falling Dart

·         Particle size analyser

  • Milling Machine
  • Die Punch
  • Tear tester
  • Hardness
  • Digital Thickness meter
  • Heat Seal Tester & Hot Tack

Software:

Taking advantage of specially designed software Petrochemical Research and Technology Company is capable of offering data and software services to downstream industries.

1-    Domestic and foreign polyolefin data bank(PE and PP)

·         Capable of searching among polyolefins based on trademark, grade’s name and ….

·         Covering the datasheets of 45 major polyolefin producers in the world including Basell, Borealis, Sabic, …

·         Comparison between two or more domestic and foreign grades

·         Applications of various grades

2-    Additives data sheets

·         Capable of searching among major additive suppliers’ products such as Ciba, Degussa, Clariant, …

·         Covering the datasheets of all additives used in polymers including antioxidants, light stabilizer, flame retardants, lubricants

·         Comparison between datasheets and applications of various additives

3-    Moldflow software

·         Holding Moldflow software workshop in the field of plastic injection process and observing the defects prior to mold fabrication and reduction in mold fabrication costs

4-    Lubricants data base

·         Capable of searching among industrial oils and lubricants based on trademark, datasheet, special specification, type of basic oil, functionality levels, application, consumption in petrochemical industries …

·         Access to datasheets of all lubricants produced by domestic and international companies

·         Comparison between two or more domestic and foreign grades

·         Capable of finding equivalent for lubricants based on previous experience in petrochemical industries or comparable properties

·         Access to the information on all lubricants in petrochemical industries according to the place and amount of their consumption

Consultation and training

        Since education is one of the industrial research outcomes and training is of great importance in staff education there is a bilateral relationship between them in production complexes. Paying attention to these two topics in production complexes can lead to the advantage of the synergic effects of their combination towards greater success and competitive power improvement.

In this regard, Petrochemical Research and Technology Company is able to offer consultation and hold training courses in accordance with the request from downstream industries including:

1-    Technical training services such as :

·         Polymer identification

·         Polymer processing

·         Blending and compounding

·         Polymers tests

2-    Study, analysis and resolving technical problems in downstream industries

3-     Holding Moldflow software workshop in the field of plastic injection process and observing the defects prior to mold fabrication and reduction in mold fabrication costs.

 

 


Last Update : Aug 27, 2014 16:10