Research & Development

When it comes to business development at ELIX Polymers, we integrate all activities that support growth and drive new-product development. We also strive to implement all new business opportunities that result from the innovation processes in place at ELIX.

R+D+i

We are an eminently innovative company and we develop cutting edge projects in collaboration with other companies and technological centres.

2019 PROJECTS (IN PROCESS), OBJECTIVES AND PARTICIPATION

CIEN-SURCAR-CDTI

Automotive

6 TECHNOLOGICAL CENTRES

8 COMPANIES

RIS3CAT-LLAVOR TRANSPORT

Implementation and adoption of additive manufacturing/3D printing in the transport industry

4 TECHNOLOGICAL CENTRES

5 COMPANIES

HFFR ABS-RETOS_FLASH-CTDI I+D

Development of flame retardant ABS without using brominated compounds

2 TECHNOLOGICAL CENTRES

1 COMPANY

CIENT-GRAPHOS CDTI I+D

Applications with Graphene

7 TECHNOLOGICAL CENTRES

8 COMPANIES

RETOS FUND 3D- CDTI

Development of 3D printing materials for moulds and functional tools in industrial applications

1 TECHNOLOGICAL CENTRE

3 COMPANIES

CCP-UPC – R+D INDUSTRIAL DOCTORATE PROJECT

Development of halogen-free flame retardant materials

1 UNIVERSITY

1 COMPANY

Other innovative projects of shorter duration we've developed in response to the specific needs of our customers or market trends, are the following:

Functionalisation of materials for strategic segments, such as the automotive industry:

  • ABS and ABS blends with improved dimensional stability
  • Hydrolysis resistant Polycarbonate/ABS
  • High heat ABS with improved Vicat

Segments such as appliances and consumer goods:

  • ABS and ABS blends with antistatic and dissipative properties
  • ABS with damping effect
  • Compliance with food contact regulations (NSF51)

CREATION OF VALUE

We have a multidisciplinary team comprising relevant member of all areas of the business.

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