R & D

CTR Research & Development department established shortly after starting up of Coal Tar refining Co and at present this department is one of the important departments in CTR. Main activities R&D department in CTR are as follow:

– New products development and optimization of current products in order to diversify CTR products basket and also increasing valuable products

– Processes optimization and development

Also some of major projects which executed by CTR R&D department are as follow:

  1. Optimization the quality of anode coal tar pitch according to requirements of customers
  2. Naphthalene recovery from cracked fuel oils that it comes from ethylene plant
  3. Design, supervision and start-up of Sulphonated Naphthalene Formaldehyde (SNF) production pilot plant in CTR refinery
  4. Design, supervision and start-up of Sulphonated Naphthalene Formaldehyde (SNF) production unit in the industrial scale based on its pilot plant investigations in CTR refinery
  5. Optimization of naphthalene purification unit (Based on melt static crystallization process)
  6. Design, supervision and start-up of naphthalene oil distillation column with more than 100 trays
  7. Optimization of coal tar oils distillation unit in CTR refinery by changing of columns sequence
  8. Design, supervision and start-up of coal tar enamel production pilot plant in order to optimization coal tar enamel formulation and also its production process
  9. Corporation with university about research projects and also training of students and young graduations.