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The center includes the following facilities:

  • Laboratories equipped with physical and analytical testing, rheological and thermal analysis, molecular characterization and microscopy studies, films, pipes and testing containers.
  • Plastic Processing Machines which comprise; compounding and pipe extrusion lines, injection and blow molding presses and multi layers blown film extrusion line.
The processing machine hall is a 3000 m2 designed to accommodate future increase in equipment level. The processing equipment have been selected to enable the scale up from small laboratory-sized quantities/products to semi commercial quantities/products. With this capability, the center can reach the customer production scale. The center will also have the capability of testing all key ISO and ASTM requirements for the markets of interest. Equipment is available to undertake a wide range of activities from failure analysis or polymer identification to understanding the influence of molecular structure and crystal morphology on physical properties.