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Engineering Plastics

The company manufactures a wide range of engineering plastic compounds for Automotive & Electrical industry with significant presence in Industrial & household appliances segment. SRF also caters to various other niche applications such as Power tools, Furnitures, Tubings, Cable sheathings, Optical Fibre cable (OFC), LED and other engineering products.

Equipped with modern facilities, the company proactively collaborates with OEMs, mould designers & moulders to develop new products to meet their emerging requirements.

Benefits of Engineering Plastics:

  • Weight reduction
  • Cost reduction
  • Electrical insulation
  • Flame retardancy
  • Increase in productivity
  • Hydrolysis resistance
  • Corrosion resistance
  • High mechanical strength
  • Numerous colors can be achieved

Products

Overview

To meet specific requirements of various industries SRF offers a wide portfolio of 500+ grades for various applications, which fall under following categories:

  • Polyamide 6
  • Polyamide 66
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
  • Polyphenylene Sulphide (PPS)
  • PC-PBT Alloy
  • PBT-PET Alloy
  • PC-ABS Alloy

Product Range and Applications

TUFNYL® : Polyamide 6 & Polyamide 66 engineering resins

TUFNYL® is our brand name of high performance Polyamide 6 & Polyamide 66 materials. It is one of the most valuable engineering plastics, particularly for applications requiring high mechanical properties, chemical and heat resistance along with an excellent finish. Polyamide is often the answer for designers seeking weight savings, functional integration, design freedom and cost reduction.

TUFNYL is used in various 4W & 2W automotive components, which are located either in interior-exterior or under hood range. It is also widely used in various Electrical, Electronic, Industrial & Household applications.

TUFNYL® Product Specifications and Applications

TUFBET® : Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) engineering resins

TUFBET® is our brand name of PBT, which is a semi-crystalline engineering thermoplastic with excellent insulation properties and it is majorly used in electrical and electronics industry. Un-reinforced grades offer performance typical to a crystalline polymer, combining good strength and stiffness with low moisture absorption, high thermal stability, exceptional electrical insulation, outstanding dimensional stability and resistance to the effects of a wide range of chemicals, solvents, and oils.

TUFBET is used in various automotive exterior applications like reflector bezel, wiper component, brake system, throttle grip etc & interior/under hood applications like electrical connectors etc. In Electrical and Electronic segments it is widely used in applications like compressor housing, bulb holders, motor starters, MCB case, switches & sockets etc.

TUFBET Product Specifications and Applications

TUFPC® : Polycarbonate (PC) engineering resins

TUFPC® is our brand name for Polycarbonate thermoplastic resin, which contains carbonate group in their chemical structures & is primarily used in Automotive and Electrical applications. It is also being used in a variety of other segments where the application requires high impact strength and heat resistance along with a smooth surface finish. PC when alloyed with other specific polymers can be used in various automotive applications, which gives unique properties to its component.

On the exterior its uses in door handles, bumper beams, various parts of the optical rear view mirror, front headlight frame, roof rail and on the interior it is used in the dashboard, cup holder, glove box and bonnet handle. In addition, it finds its uses in switchboards, sockets & housing blocks.

TUFPC® Product Specifications and Applications

ENGOPET® : Polyethylene Terepthalate (PET) engineering resins

ENGOPET is our brand name of PET, which is a semi-crystalline engineering thermoplastic. Besides the property of good heat resistance, this lightweight product also has excellent gas barrier properties and fair resistance to moisture. It can be classified as rigid or semi-rigid depending upon how it is processed. The product often finds application in automotive, electrical & electronics, furniture and medical industry.

ENGOPET Product Specifications and Applications

TUFMET : Polyphenylene Sulphide (PPS) engineering resins

TUFMET is our brand name of PPS, which is a heat resistant semi crystalline organic polymer consisting of aromatic rings linked with sulphides. It is inherently flame retardant and possesses excellent chemical resistance. In addition, they are thermally stable, exhibit excellent mechanical properties and dimensional stability. TUFMET compounds are filled with glass, mineral or a combination of the two and offer superior properties to the designer and processor

TUFMET can be used in Ignition coils, throttle body, fuel pump parts, inlet tank, water pump, water pump impeller, crank shaft flange & fuel injection rail.

Capability & Commitment

R&D and Technical Services

The Engineering Plastics Business of SRF has a dedicated application development facility at its plant in Manali near Chennai which is equipped with latest generation extruders and testing equipments to develop tailor made grades for its customers. SRF continuously strives to develop innovative solutions in close partnership with its customers, from design to commercialization. The business’ innovative approach comes from the understanding of its customer's evolving needs, focusing on functionalities such as weight and size reduction, function integration, safety and comfort. Most of the applications are developed in close collaboration with the designers, mold producers and processors.

Focus area of our Research & Development

  • Development of newer compounds in PA, PBT, PC , PET and their alloys
  • Development of Halogen-free Flame retardant compounds.
  • Development of compounds to meet the specific needs of auto / electrical / Electronics / appliance / Furniture/ Structural/ defense / engineering industry
  • Development of new blends and alloys having properties entirely different from that of the base engineering plastics from which they are formulated.
  • Replacement of metals with suitable engineering plastics in the auto / appliances to reduce the weight of the vehicles, enhance the fuel efficiency, reduce cost, improve appearance and to optimize operational efficiency.

Customised Production & delivery

SRF has the capability to produce engineering plastic compounds both injection & extrusion grades as per the customers’ requirement. Its unique extruder combinations help to deliver even small lots with same quality consistency. SRF in house batch polymerization technology is well equipped to produce high-end engineering compounds.

Sustaining a wide distribution network, both plants are strategically located to serve our customers efficiently in Domestic and International markets.

Quality Assurance

The Quality Assurance cell ensures that the product specifications are as per international standards and they conform to our customer’s needs and requirements. The state of the art R&D lab at the company's plant premise helps the team in carrying out advanced testing of final products.

We insist on numerous visual and mechanical inspections during each step of the process and gladly conduct any special testing that may be required. In addition to the in-house quality labs testing, we also have regular quality checks on the shop floor

As a winner of the prestigious Deming Prize SRF remains committed to keep re-inventing its processes in its effort to achieve its goal of zero defects.

Innovative Solutions

SRF continuously strives to develop innovative solutions in close partnership with its customers across the value-chain, right from design stage to commercialisation. The company’s innovative approach comes from the understanding of its customer's evolving needs, core functionalities such as weight and size reduction & function integration and customers’ concern for safety and comfort.

Testing & Documentation

SRF has a well-established system in place to provide test certificates for supplied products with the maximum tested properties in accepted standards like ISO and ASTM as per customers' convenience.

Engineering Plastics Lab (T3273) has been accredited by NABL & ILAC for assessment of precision, trueness of measurement methods, quality control, assigning values to materials, calibration and the establishment of conventional scales.

Every stage of the process is documented with high level Quality Management System that confirms to TS16949 & IEC/ ISO 17025:05 standards.

Packaging & Shipping

Leveraging its global reach, SRF promises to deliver the material as per the customer's requirement in various customized packaging from 25 kg bags to 500 kg or 1000 kg jumbo bags, anywhere in the world.

The strategic location of the Manali plant near Chennai, which provides it a proximity of less than 10 km from Sea Port helps SRF to cater efficient services in international markets.

With 2 manufacturing locations SRF along with channel partners caters to one of the largest distribution network with a reach to more than a 1000 moulders worldwide.

Manufacturing

Overview

Established in 1979, SRF today manufactures more than 200 grades of engineering plastics in the four categories of polymer range: Polyamide 6 & Polyamide 6,6 (TUFNYL), Polycarbonate (TUFPC), Polybutylene Terephthalate (TUFBET) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (ENGOPET).

Apart from being the domestic market leader, SRF also enjoys the reputation of being the only engineering plastics company in India with two plant locations, Manali near Chennai and Pantnagar. SRF engineering plastics company in India is backward integrated for Nylon 6 and PET resins.

Snapshots of SRF facilities and offerings:

  • 2 manufacturing plants in India
  • Largest and exclusive distribution network in India
  • Exporting to more than 10 countries
  • Dedicated product development capability are deployed.
  • Product range (Nylon 6, Nylon 6 6, PBT, PET & Poly Carbonate)
  • Alloys (PC/ PBT, PBT/ PET, PC/ ABS)
  • Unique Extruder combination to deliver small to large lot size

Manufacturing Plants

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Location Manali Near Chennai

Address Manali Industrial Area Manali, Chennai – 500 068 India

Key production
facilities Polymerization, Compounding

Products N6, N66, PBT, PC, PET, PPS

Year of Establishment 1979

Contact No (+91) 44 25941073

E-mail id info@srf.com

Location Pantnagar

Address Plot No. 14C, Sector 9, 11E Pantnagar District: Udham Singh Nagar, Rudrapur – 263 153 India

Key production
facilities Polymerization, Compounding

Products N6, N66, PBT, PC, PET, PPS

Year of Establishment 2006

Contact No (+91) 99978 96777

E-mail id info@srf.com

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Tamil Nadu, India

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