Accession Number : AD0866731

Title :   PBI Process Operability Evaluation.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 15 Jan-31 Dec 69,

Corporate Author : CELANESE RESEARCH CO SUMMIT NJ

Personal Author(s) : Prince, A. E.

Report Date : MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The document evaluates the operability of the polybenzimidazole (PBI) pilot facilities acquired to make PBI fiber by the general processes. Factors of efficiency, ease of maintenance, reliability of operation, reproducibility of product and start-up, shut-down and standby procedures were observed and noted. Process problems and equipment failures arising in service were identified and, where necessary for continued operation were corrected. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MANUFACTURING), (*SYNTHETIC FIBERS, (*BENZIMIDAZOLES, SYNTHETIC FIBERS), PURIFICATION, SPINNING(INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES), DRYING, POLYMERIZATION, DRAWING(FORMING).

Subject Categories : Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Textiles
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE