The 65 years of investigations on the chemistry and technology of polymers
at the Żoliborz chemical institutes,Warsaw (Poland)
Polimery 1997, No 5, 281
Basic and applied research is described, conducted on polymers at the Chemical Research Institute (1933-1939), Central Institute of Industrial Chemistry (1946-1951), Institute of Plastics (1952-1970) and Industrial Chemistry Research Institute (1970 until now), Warsaw, Żoliborz District. Until 1939, production technology of butadiene and synthetic rubber (KER) was the primary research subject. In the post-war period, production and processing of various thermoplastics, synthetic resins, adhesives, sealants, and coatings were focused on. Industrial implementations and licences granted abroad are mentioned.