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Development & Analytical Center (DAC Lab)

 

Our R&D and Quality Control functions are handled by DAC, our Development and Analytical Center. DAC is a World-class lab that performs statistical process and quality control (SPC & SQC) for all products, both in-process as well as final product testing.

DAC's Technical Director is Dr. Curtis J. Reichel.  Dr. Reichel holds a PhD in Chemistry and has over three decades of experience in industrial chemistry. 

DAC utilizes four sizes of glass scale-up reactors (5gal, 4L, 2L and 1L). Five additional sizes of 316 stainless steel, full vacuum, pressure-rated reactors are used for scale-up (500, 250, 25, 15 & 5 gallon).

 

DAC’s expert technicians and engineers use state-of-the-art equipment to assure consistent quality products for our customers including:

  • Automated Titrators
  • GC/MS Spectrometer
  • GPC Spectrometer
  • FTIR Spectrometer
  • Brookfield Viscometers
  • Mooney Viscometers
  • Melt Flow Index
  • Carl Fisher Moisture Analysis
  • Instron Testing
  • Hydroxyl Number Testing

 

For more information contact:   Dr. Curtis J. Reichel at (727) 540-1304 or contact Dr. Reichel here.