Polymer & Textile Division

ABOUT DIVISION

ON-GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

1· Production of non-metallic vehicle car parts from Kenaf composites
2· Production of glycerol from biodiesel of waste cooking oil
3· Production and application of mechanical penetration enhancers (MPEs) from bio-degradable polymers

DEVELOPED TECHNOLOGIES

1· Polymer composite production
2· Polymer processing
3· Fiber extraction
4· Fiber spinning and weaving
5· Polymer and fiber testing
6· Tie and dye processes
7. Adhesives from cow bones
8. Adhesives from cassava starch
9. Cassava starch for pulp, paper & textiles
10. Agro-sacks production from kenaf, banana & plantain fibre