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Polymer and Biopolymer Processing

Research areas

  • Chemical modification of thermoplastics by reactive extrusion
  • Recycling of thermoplastics
  • Filling and reinforcing of thermoplastics
  • Biodegradable polymer compositions with the use of raw materials of natural origin
  • Polymer nanocomposites
  • Modification and processing of engineering polymers, including PPO


  • Physical and chemical modification of thermoplastic, including biodegradable polymers
  • Recycling of thermoplastics, especially PET
  • Filling and reinforcing of polymers
  • Polymer nanocomposites

Technologies offered

  • New generation engineering polymers from recycled plastics (PET bottles)
  • Thermoplastic elastomers from multilayer films waste
  • Wood-like composites from multilayer films waste
  • Thermoplastic starch
  • Biodegradable polymers containing thermoplastic starch
  • Polymeric composites with silica nanoparticles
  • Polymeric composites made of polycarbonate waste

Available methods

  • Injection moulding machine [Arburg 420M Allrounder 1000-250] with injection process monitoring system Priamus
  • Twin-screw co-rotating extruder [Berstorff ZE-25-33D] with a team of weight dispensers K-Tron
  • Twin-screw counter-rotating extruder [Brabender PL2100]
  • Single-screw extruder [Brabender 147, type 20D]
  • Screen dryer [Montan MD 11C and Somos TF 10]
  • Electric press [Preco PA6]
  • Double-rolling mill [Schwabenthan Berlin 3658]
  • Mixer [Stephan UMC 12]
  • Climatic chambers [Mytron KPK 120]


Dr. Regina Jeziorska, D. Sc., Eng., prof. of ICRI
phone + 48 22 568 24 91

fax. +48 22 568 21 84
e-mail regina.jeziorska(at)ichp.pl