24th July 2017

Consultancy and Advisory Services

The services provided by Gluco Technology Limited are based on over 100 man-years experience in the polymer field by their core team.  The range of services which can be provided is substantially enhanced beyond that mentioned below through links with Company Associates.

Generic areas of expertise include:

  • Polymerisation chemistry including polymer modification chemistry
  • Kinetics and thermodynamics of polymerisation and related processes
  • Modelling and simulation of polymerisation processes
  • Batch, semi-batch and continuous flow polymerisation reactor design and control for bespoke product manufacture
  • Polymer analysis (chemical, spectroscopic, chromatographic, thermal)
  • Polymer testing (mechanical, thermo-mechanical)
  • Polymer matrix composite manufacture by batch (RIM, RTM, RRIM, REX, SRIM) and continuous (REX, pultrusion) reactive processing methods.
  • Hybrid composites manufacture using novel in-house thermoplastic and thermosetting adhesive technologies
  • Structure-properties relationships in polymers and polymer matrix composites

Other advisory services include:

  • Project design and project management
  • Grant application preparation
  • IP development, patents and IP protection
  • Business plan development and company start-up assistance

Examples of industrial sectors served include:

  • Automotive
  • General engineering
  • Pipeline
  • Biomedical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Polymer and composite manufacturing
  • Personal and household products