Polyurethane Department

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General Information :-

Polyurethane group is recognized as one of the leading centers for polyurethane research in Iran to provide scientific and engineering skills for industries.
The major objectives of polyurethane group are as follows:


People In The Department :-

  1. Barmar, Mohammad (Ph.D.)
  2. Barikani, Mehdi (Ph.D.)
  3. Mehdipour Ataei, Shahram (Ph.D.)
  4. Yeganeh, Hamid (Ph.D.)
  5. Fallahi, Elham (M.Sc.)

Current Research Projects :-

  1. Expanded Polypropylene Beads; Manufacturing Method and Evaluation
  2. Grafting of Hydrophobic Monomers onto Polyvinylpyrrolidone 
  3. Investigation of Effective Physicochemical Factors on Polybutadienol and Producing Pu Properties
  4. Synthesis and Characterisation of Water based Polyurethane Elastomer
  5. Preparation and Characterization of Polyurethanes for Application in Biocompatible Polymers
  6. Preparation of Poly(ester-amide)s with Thermal Stability
  7. Properties of Monofilaments Produced from Blends of Polypropylene and polyamide6

Completed Research Projects :-

  1. Delivery Systems for Iodine Transfer.
  2. Effect of Talc and Calcium Carbonate Such as a Filler Additive on to Physical - Mechanical Properties of Polyolefins and Their Application.
  3. Manufacturing and Study on Polymer Concretes.
  4. Nicotine Patches Preparation and Their Skin Absorption.
  5. Prediction of Viscoelastic Properties of Undirectional Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP).
  6. Preparation and Investigation of Physical and Mechanical Properties of One Component Polyurethane Varnishes for Copper Wires.
  7. Preparation and Investigation of Properties of Millable Polyurethane Elastomer.
  8. Preparation and Production of Polyurethane Adhesive for Shoe Industry.
  9. Preparation and Properties of PS/PU Blend.
  10. Preparation of Hydro-gels and Investigation of its Properties.
  11. Preparation of Oligomeric Diamine Based on Polytetrahydrofurane (Polamine).
  12. Preparation of Phenolic Foams Based on Resole.
  13. Preparation of polyethylene Foam.
  14. Preparation of PS/BR Foams and Study of Their Properties.
  15. Studies of Kinetic Polymerisation of Acetaminophen and Cresol Acrylic Monomers and Determination of Kinetic Parameters.
  16. Study on "Continuous Production of TPUE".
  17. Synthesis and Characterisation of Aromatic Polyimides.
  18. Synthesis and Characterisation of New Diisocyanates.
  19. Synthesis and Characterisation of Rigid Polyurethane Foams.
  20. Synthesis and Investigation of Physical, Mechanical Properties of Millable Polyurethane Elastomer Based on Castor Oil.
  21. Synthesis and Preparation of PVP in Pilot Plant Scale.
  22. Synthesis and Production of Polypropylene Glycol.
  23. Synthesis and Properties of Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers (TPU) Based on Polytetramethylene Ether Glycol.
  24. Synthesis of Thermoplastic PU Elastomers and studying of effective structural parameters on their properties.
  25. Synthesis of Coloured Polyurethanes Based on Anthraquinone Dyes.
  26. Synthesis of large cells Flexible Polyurethane foam.
  27. Synthesis of Modified Catalysts for Rigid Urethane Elastomers.
  28. Synthesis of Poly-tetramethylene Ether Glycol (PTMEG).
  29. Synthesis, Characterisation and Release Studies of Acrylate Type Polymers with Pendant Acetaminophen.
  30. The Preparation and Production of High Performance Poly(p-Phenylene Terephthalamide) Fibers.
  31. Preparation and Investigation of Modified Polyurethane Varnishes as Insulator for Copper Wire
  32. Preparation and Properties of Novel Poly ether - amides and Poly ether - esters  
  33. Preparation and Uses of Poly (tetramethylene ether) glycol with functionality greater than two for preparation of Polyurethane products
  34. Preparation of Polyethyleneglycol bis (4 - aminobenzoate) as Curiug agent for Polyurethane Cast Elastomers
  35. Synthesis and Characterisation of Novel Thermally Stable Polysulfone ether - amides and Polysulfon ether - imides
  36. Synthesis and Characterisation of Polyurethane Based Thickener (HEUR)
  37. Synthesis and Investigation of Properties of Novel Biodegradublle Polyurethane Suitable for Soft Tissue Engineering.



Facilities :-

  1. Buchi reactor
  2. Conventional and vacuum oven
  3. Different glass vessels for preparation of organic compounds
  4. Glass polymerisation kettles (0.1 - 10 lit)
  5. Karl-Fischer Instrument for Water Control Measurment
  6. N2 gas generator
  7. Rotary evaporator
  8. Mechanical mixer
  9. Microbalance
  10. Termostated water bath
  11. Vacuum pump
  12. Viscometer
  13. Sublimator