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R & D Center
Research and Development centre at GNFC was formally set up in 1986 The R&D centre is recognised by DSIR, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India as In House R&D Centre. The R&D centre is spearheaded by highly qualified, experienced Chemical Engineers and Scientists delivering solutions that are timely, cost effective and market focused. Creativity & ingenuity are highly emphasized.
 
R&D Facilities
The R&D centre is equipped with world class sophisticated facilities and pilot plants.
  Process and Products Development
Analytical Methods Development
Analytical Instruments
High Pressure Reactors
Pilot plants
Research Library
 
Process Developments
  Process for Hydrolysis of Methyl formate to Formic acid using Resin as catalyst
  Process to manufacture Polyurethane Coatings and Adhesives
  New green chemistry process to manufacture Ethyl Acetate
 
New Products Development
  Polyurethane- TM and MT blends for applications in Automobiles
  Polyurethane - Coating & Adhesives
  Anti-Hygroscopic Coating Agent for ANP and CAN Fertilizer granules
  Purified Calcium Nitrate of Fine Chemical grade
  Precipitated Calcium Carbonate and Activated Calcium Carbonate
  New fluorescent material for Cyclone Bag Testing
  Engineering Castable Elastomers - Formulations and Process
 
Fertilizer Products
The following products have been developed in laboratory using the company's existing products like urea and nitrophosphate fertilizers. The processes have been scaled up to pilot plant scale. The improved efficacy of these products in storage and field application have been demonstrated by field trials.
  100% Water Soluble Fertilizers N:P:K :: 19:19:19
  Neem coated Urea
  Zincated Urea
  Anticaking agents for Urea
  Urea Nitric Phosphate
  Urea-Ammonium nitrate liquid fertilizer
 
Industrial Users and Start-ups are invited to contact us for following Products & Processes developed In-House
1 Process know-how to manufacture Coatings and Adhesives for interior applications
2 Engineering Castable Elastomers - Formulations and Process know-how
3 Process & know-how with Recipes to make High Polymer PU Foams
4 Process to manufacture Ethyl Acetate using green chemistry catalyst
5 Research services - projects
 
Effluent Treatment Schemes
1 Treatment of Discontinuous Effluent from Nitrophosphate Plant
2 Studies on biological denitrification process in collaboration with MS University, Vadodara, India
 
Waste Recycling and Recovery of Products
R&D studies are conducted to improve on resource utilisation as well as reduce pollution and generation of waste products.
1 Recovery of Rhodium Iodide
2 Separation of Soot from Soot Water
3 Recycling of nutrients of Discontinuous Effluent
4 Ammonia Recovery from plant condensate
5 Value Addition to by-product Calcium Carbonate
6 Purification of off gas stream of plant to be used as fuel
 
List of International and National Papers Published or Presented
Liquid Phase Redox Process for Hydrogen Sulphide removal
Joint Research Projects with National Laboratories / Universities
Patents Granted to R&D work
Awards for R&D Projects
 
Jayen P. Mehta
Chief Manager (R&D)
Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
P.O. Narmadanagar - 392015,
Dist. Bharuch, Gujarat, INDIA.
Phone : +91 2642 203200
E-mail : jayen@gnfc.in
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