- Development of a fluxing agent for biobased bitumen (Colas Group)
- Development of a natural insulating oil for electrical transformers, as a PCB substitute(EDF)
Development of biobased products for the chemical industry : lubricants, biosolvents, technical fluids...
Areas of activity: Industrial and fine chemistry, cosmetics, hygiene and cleaning products, nutrition.
- Analytical characterization of vegetable raw materials
- Vegetable extraction and fractionation of oilseeds biomass
- Purification of constituent fractions (oil, protein, sugars, ...)
- Green oleochemical synthesis
- Catalytic activation
- Final formulation of biobased products
- Lab scale synthesis, formulation and analysis: reactors, chromatography (CPG, HPLC) rheometer, viscometer, colorimeter, ...
- Pre-industrial pilot:
- oil presses (15 to 50 kg),
- batch extractor(100 l),
- press filters (5 to 50 l/h),
- batch reactors (10 to 300l) variable pressure and temperature,
- purification pilot
- Kühni thin layer evaporator (50l/h), wiped film distillator (2l/h).