Head of Department S.S. Pesetskii, D.Sci., Prof.

For contacts:
E-mail: e-mail: otdel5mpri@tut.by, mpri@mail.ru
Phone: 375 (232) 77 46 44, 77 46 48, 70 18 13
Fax: +375 (232) 77 52 11

Structure of the Department

-Laboratory Chemical Technology of Polymer Materials headed by D. Sci., Prof. S.S. Pesetskii
-Sector 5.1 Technology and processing of polymer composite materials headed by Ph.D. V.N. Koval
- Sectror 5.2 Reaction extrusion headed by Ph.D. Yu. M. Krivoguz
-Sector 5.3 Interface processes in polymer composites headed by Ph.D. V.N. Aderikha

Fundamental investigations

- Research in the field of chemical materials science and physico-chemistry of composite materials
- Scientific substantiation of the technology of competitive advanced polymer composite materials and adhesives
- Development of the mechanics of contact interactions and design methods of composite products and technological equipment thereof.

Applied investigations

- Technology of engineering plastics based on thermoplastics, including glass-reinforced ones, fireproof, polymer-polymer blend, composites and other;
- Development of additives to polymer composite materials; antipyrine agents, compatibilizers, modifiers of impact strength, adhesives for metal-polymer junctions and multilayer films, modifier concentrates for elastomers, tire rubbers, polymer concentrates, dies, etc.;
- Production technology of functionalized olefin polymers and olefin co-polymers;
- Development of the methods and experimental investigation of compatibility and interfacial interactions in multicomponent polymer blends;
- Development and investigation of the composite materials on the base of polyesters and other thermoelastoplasts;
- Development of composite materials based on polytetrafluoroethylene for friction joints and seals;
- Development of composites for moderately loaded unlubricated friction joints with PV above 5 MPa*m/s;
- Development and investigation of dynamic vulcanizing agents based on polyolefins and polyester thermoelastoplastic materials;
- Computation methods for strength, stiffness and precision of parts from composite materials;
- Development of design methods and software for molding devices;
- Development of design research instruments for studying relaxation properties of polymer materials;
- Development of the technology for extrusion molding of polymer materials



fire-retardant additives for aliphatic polyamides and saturated polyesters;
composite materials based on polyester thermoplastics and thermoelastoplasts processed by injection molding and extrusion;;
engineering material based on polyamide 6 (fire-resistant, impact strength, super- impact strength, extruded and blown);
functionalized polymers and copolymers of olefins and their mixtures (modifiers to engineering thermoplastics, adhesives and compatibilizers for polymer blends);;
impact strength and fireproof composite materials based on polycarbonate and multicomponent systems;
modified polysulphone;
polyamide nanocomposite of tribological purposes;
composite materials based on thermoelastoplastic for ball cock seals of trunk and household gas pipelines;
elastomeric composites for components of upper railroad structure, including high-velocity ones (> 160 km/h) and damping elements of cushioning units of railway carriages;
composite materials based on secondary polyethylene terephthalate (bottle flex, etc.) for components of upper railroad structure, fire hose nozzles, wiring accessories, etc;
synthetic fiber-reinforced composites for multifunctional purpose (resistant to fire and cracking, high-modular, antistatic, heat-conducting and other, as well as for operation in contact with milk and other foodstuffs);
modified polyamide carbon plastics of triboengineering purposes as substitutes of bronze, alloys of non-ferrous metals and thermosetting plastics in friction joints;
fluoroplastic composites Ftoran-OG and Ftoran Gr for sealing and antifriction purposes and their products;
thermosetting composite Arfen for heavy-loaded dry-friction joints and those operating under elevated temperatures;
adhesives for multilayer films (high-strength films, sausage shells, etc.);
adhesives for metal-polymer pipes;
modifiers for raising impact strength and compatibility of blends and alloys, including the ones based on secondary raw stock.


software for automatic design of gear transmissions with plastic gears, design and production of equipment;
polymer composite elements for mechanical engineering , car and tractor industry, electric engineering, household appliances (electric insulators, gears, plain bearings, cases, instrument boards, wings, bumpers, vessels for storage and transporting oil products);
sectional roller carriage with composite rollers for belt conveyors;
sets of movable seals for hydrocylinders;
seals for ball cocks;
pipes and flexible hoses for automotive vehicles made of composites on the base of polyamide 6 and polyester thermoelastoplastics;
thermoelastoplastic-based bellows for removal pressure pulsation in oil pipelines;
pinch rollers from reinforced plastics for pneumocylinders instead of bronze ones;
seals of ball cocks (DU059, 100, 150, 200, etc.);
permanent way elements of railroad, bushing KB, subrail and sleeper layings for high-speed railroads;
inserts for ball bearings to withstand 50 MPa loads.


technologies of functionalized polyolefins (functionalized polyolefin-based melt glues, additives raising compatibility of polymer blends, adhesives, barrier layers for sandwich-type polymer films intended for sausage shells, pre-insulated pipes, biodegradable films, etc.);
technologies of blends and alloys based on engineering thermoplastics (aliphatic polyamides, polycarbonates, thermoplastic polyesters, polysulfone and polyester thermoelastoplastics);
composite materials with specific properties, such as antifriction, heat- and electro-conducting, fireproof, antistatic, etc.;
waste regeneration technologies of polymeric materials and secondary materials with refined physicomechanical, processing and thermophysical properties;
thin-film adhesives for high-strength adhesive junctions with metals based on aliphatic polyamides;
extrusion-molding of large-scale plastic articles;
processing by continuous extrusion and melt-blowing of composite materials based on polyamide 6, polyester thermoplastics, polyalkylene terephthalates.

Research equipment

relaxometer (reverse-torsion pendulum) and DMA-800A Perkin-Elmer device for studying relaxation (dynamic and mechanical) properties of materials under -1500C till +3000C;
a complex of laboratory equipment for preparing polymer compositions and manufacture of experimental samples using microvolumes of materials;
a set of equipment for thermal (differential scanning calorimeter, derivatograph), IR- spectral analysis (IR-spectrophotometer with Fourier transform);
thermocryochamber for thermostating of polymer samples under -1000C till +500C
a set of equipment for studying film materials (resistance to punch, vapor and gas permeability);
a set of equipment for determining rheological and physicomechanical parameters (flow index, melt viscosity, density , mechanical properties during testing by tension, compression, bending, Charpy impact strength, under variable temperature included).

Technological equipment

extrusion-granulation line with twin-screw extruder TSK 35/40 (L/D = 40, productivity till 70 kg/h) for technology development and manufacture of polymer composites with fiber-reinforced ones included;
extrusion-granulation line with twin-screw extruder (screw diameter 65 mm, L/D = 25, productivity till 100 kg/h) for manufacture of composite materials;
laboratory extrusion-granulation line with twin-screw extruder (screw diameter 22 mm, L/D = 25, productivity till 10 kg/h);
thermoplast automatic machines horizontal SP-30 (Germany, shot volume 70 cm3);
thermoplast automatic machines vertical AT-700 (China, shot volume 200 cm3);
a set of preparatory equipment for manufacture of polymer composites (drier, mixer, granulator)



physicochemical analysis (derivatographic analysis, DSC, IR-spectroscopy of transparent and opaque samples of film and gaseous products, surface layers);
identification and determination of rheological and mechanical parameters of polymer materials;
determination and analysis of dynamic mechanical properties of substances within -150 till +3000C (frequency from 0.5 till 1000 Hz)
design of component structures and their production equipment;
consulting in technology and processing of polymer materials.

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