Polyols From Renewable Resources

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Polyols are widely used in manufacture of Polyurethanes. They find application in coatings, insulation and foams etc.


Salient Technical Features


•  Sustainable products using bio-based starting materials.

•  Process for polyurethane polyol based on Cardanol, Castor oil, Cotton seed oil, Karanja and Jatropha


Scale of development


•  Laboratory scale know-how @ 500 g batch


Environmental Considerations


•  The process is environment friendly and based on bio-based feedstock.


Status of Commercialization


•  Know how provided to one company, available for others


Major Raw Materials


•  Respective oils


Major Plant Equipment and Machinery Required


•  SS reactor with agitator of required capacity as per production requirements, heating/cooling provisions


For further information please contact


CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
Uppal Road, Tarnaka,
Hyderabad - 500 007
Phone: +91-40-21791623
E-mail: aau@iict.res.in