With growing business volumes in the evolving market of water soluble polymers in India and abroad, an immediate need for backward integration emerged. A successful project has been commissioned as scheduled which is first of its kind in India as far as bio catalyst enzyme process is concerned. After in house use, a handsome amount of liquid acrylamide also sold in Indian market to a few but major players on a strategic front.
Further as a signature to cutting edge technology, the plant has been equipped with Yokogawa ProSafe DCS systems which fulfills the need for safety of employees and environment to utmost and auto filling PLC system for packing of product into various packings to suit customer requirement to assure accurate quantum. This system also avoids direct human interference with acrylamide which is otherwise a carcinogenic on long standing exposures.
Acrylamide & its copolymers are widely used in various day to day applications. The major being water treatment segment (both industrial waste & drinking water). The next major industry being EOR (enhanced oil recovery) in Crude Extraction.
SNF believes in sustainable business growth with an emphasis on preservation of natural resources, hence it has jointly worked with MRC to counter the traditional copper catalyst process and developed a new enzymatic pathway for production of acrylamide which is environmental friendly, copper free, ultra-pure monomer without traces of dimers & trimers.
Appearance Colourless liquid
Generic Name 50% water solution of Acrylamide
Ionic Character Non Ionic
Charge Density Very low
pH of Solution 6.0 - 8.0
monomer content( % w/w) 48 - 51
Specific Gravity 1.04
Freezing Point ºC <13°C
Storage Temperature oC 22 - 27°C
Shelf Life (months)* 6 months
ACRYLAMIDE Powder Liquids 50%
1 High Impurities Very Low impurities
2 Powder -Dissolve in water →Acrylamide solution prepared Liquid 50% (DM water)
3 inconsistent in reaction control/quality of final product Due to powder Acrylamide solubility The homogeneous nature of Acrylamide solution leads to better reaction control, giving consistently better quality of polyacrylamide
4 Inconsistent polymersation (batch to batch vary) Uniform polymerization
5 High molecular weight products can't be produced High molecular weights product can be produced
6 Too much risk of Dusting Dust free
7 Loss of materials due to spillages Helps to reduce loss of materials due to spillages and reducing weighing errors
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