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