Plastics Technical Center

Whether its application development, materials evaluation, technical services, or training that you’re looking for, Chevron Phillips Chemical’s knowledgeable staff with practical industry experience is just a phone call away. Our Plastics Technical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, houses commercial-scale machines for process and applications development. The following equipment is available at our technical centers to assist with trials, training, and product development.

Blow Molding

  • Uniloy 250 R1 Twin Head:
    - Gallon Containers
    - Reciprocating Screw
  • Uniloy 2016:
    - Up to One Gallon Containers
    - Reciprocating Screw
  • Battenfeld-Fischer VK1-5:
    - Up to One Gallon Containers
    - Cont. Extr. w/Mold Shuttle System
  • Battenfeld-Fischer VK1-4:
    - Up to One Quart Containers (Six Extruders for Multi-Layer Continuous Coextrusion; w/Mold Shuttle System)
  • Jomar 85:
    - Up to One Quart Containers (Injection/Blow Molding)
  • Nissei 250T:
    - Up to Two Quart Containers (Injection/Stretch/BM)
  • Kautex KB 25:
    - Mid-Size Industrial Parts
    - 8.5 lb. Accumulator Head
  • Sterling SE10:
    - Mid-Size Industrial Parts
    - 10 lb. Accumulator Head
    - 5 lb. Accumulator Head
  • Hartig/Kautex:
    - Mid- to Large Industrial Parts
    - 50 lb. Accumulator Head

Injection Molding

  • 150 Ton, 4.1 oz. Toshiba Injection Presses
  • 300 Ton, 10 & 15 oz. Engel Injection Presses
  • 500 Ton, 75 oz. Van Dorn Injection Presses

    Sheet Extrusion

    • NRM Sheet Extrusion Line
      - 3.5”, 32:1 L/D Extruder
      - Roll Stock from 10-80 mils Thick
      - Sheet Stock up to 300 mils Thick
      - Maximum Trimmed Width – 36”
      - 4-Component Blend Station
      - Max. Output – 700 lbs/hr
    • Killion Coextrusion Sheet / Cast Film Line
      - 1.5” Main Extruder; Two 1.0” Satellite Extruders for Coex
      - Maximum Thickness - 60 mil Sheet / 4 mil Cast Film
      - 12” Wide Die
      - 1, 2, 3 and 5 Layer Sheet Constructions

    Thermoforming

    • Brown SR 3030 Roll-Fed Thermoformer
      - In-Line Heating, Forming, Trimming
      - 8 & 16 Ounce Cup Molds Available
      - Maximum Draw – 6” Above Sheet Line
      - Maximum Mold Size – 30” x 30”
    • Zed Industries Thermoformer
      - Developmental Scale – cups, plates
      - Maximum Mold Size – 16” x 20”
      - Maximum Draw Depth – 6”
      - Vacuum Assist
    • Brown M-1600 Sheet-Fed Thermoformer
      - Shuttle-Type Heating/Forming
      - Available Molds: Sled, Dishpan, Food Tray, Waste Basket
      - Maximum Draw from Sheet Line – 24” Below & 18” Above
      - Maximum Mold Size – 48” x 72”
      - Vacuum Assist

    Film Extrusion

    • Battenfeld Gloucester Blown Film Line
      - Extruders: 3.5” 30:1 Main; Two 2.0” 30:1
      Satellites; 60 mm 24:1 Grooved Feed
      - 3-Layer A/B/C Coex Low Profile Die (8”)
      - Monolayer Low Profile Die (8”)
      - High Molecular Weight HDPE Die (6”)
      - Single & Dual Lip Air Rings
      - Internal Bubble Cooling
      - Three 4-Component Gravimetric Blenders
      - Gauge Scanner; Treater; Dual Turret Winder
      - Thickness Capabilities - 0.3 to 8 mils
      - Maximum Layflat - 50 inches
    • Killion Coextrusion Sheet / Cast Film Line
      - Extruders: 1.5” Main; Two 0.75” Satellites
      - Max. Thickness - 60 mil Sheet / 4 mil Cast Film
      - 12” Wide Die
      - 1, 2, 3 and 5 Layer Sheet Constructions

    Compounding

    • 40 mm, 41:1 L/D, ZSK-40 Werner and Pfleiderer Twin Screw
    • 2.5”, 34:1 L/D, Davis Standard Single Screw
    • 1.5”, 37:1 L/D, Davis Standard Single Screw
    • 1.5”, 30:1 L/D, Killion Single Screw
    • Gala Underwater Pelletizing System