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Visit to central institute of plastic engineering and technological and shivam chemicals

Activity by Bhagyabati Nayak   |   added on Nov 12, 2011   |   India Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): DAV PUBLIC SCHOOL,UNIT VIII,BBSR.

Students got an oppurtunity to observe, closely the practical applications of chemistry in industrial sector

the school has organised an industrial trip for class xi-sc to CIPET(central Institute of plastic engineering and technology) and Shivam chemicals, bhubaneswar on the eve of International year of chemistry.

Here the students got an opportunity to obeserve closely the practical applications of chemistry in industrial sector. They were first taken to the production unit of plastics and were introduced to injection moulding unit and its many sub systems. They saw the live manufacturer of plastic buckets, containers.they were then taken to see polymerisation and to the testing unit  where they saw the instruments like INSTRON, the universal testing machine which could measure the tensile strength of a material. Another instrument the laboratory ageing oven which could measure the decomposition rate of various polymers was shown to them.Again tey saw Haze meter,differential scanning calorimeter, gas permiability tester etc were also shown. They also visited to Shivam chemicals where they saw a small chemical industry of orrissa which manufacture various products like prepartion ofwhit phenyl and sodium hypochlorite solution.

finally they returned to at about 2.00 pm escorted by a team of teachers of the school.


Topic: chemistry education Audience: secondary schools students, teacher, industrial chemist
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