Polymers for Profit
API Institute turns knowledge into cash flow. We strengthen your business opportunities by supporting you to integrate our scientific knowledge in your Research & Development programme and/or production processes. We can also offer you technology assessment of new concepts by you or others.
The core competences of API Institute:
- Laboratory scale and pilot-plant scale polymerization and solid-stating of polymer chips, including twin-screw compounding development activities
- Spinning, drawing, and winding of (multifilament) fibers using different kinds of melt spinning technologies
- Analytical evaluation and physical characterization of polymers and polymer products
A major advantage is that these activities, essential to the support of new processes and/or product developments, are concentrated within API Institute.
The knowledge and expertise at API Institute enable you to:
Leverage the joint experience of a unique group of high-level specialists in the field
Talk with a team of experts who understand your challenges and translates them into solutions
Have direct access to a state-of-art polymer laboratory with all chemical and physical techniques to analyze and characterize all polymers and polymer products
Move smoothly from laboratory to process in our well-equipped Pilot Plant facilities in the area of polymer synthesis, reactive extrusion, compounding, injection moulding, and fiber spinning
Our experience and extensive know-how regarding the relationship between process settings, physical structure of the product, and its mechanical properties, allows you to develop new customer specified products, in record time.