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DEPARTMENT NO. 5
TECHNOLOGY OF POLYMER COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS

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


DEVELOPMENTS

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.

Products:

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;
europallets;
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:

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)

 


SERVICES

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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