Completion of Upgrade of System House at Vitapur Nig. Ltd
One of the Key components of stage I of the HPMP, Upgrade of a System House at Vitapur Nig. Ltd for the formulation of methyl formate (MF) based pre blended polyols to be used as alternative to HCFC 141b in the polyurethane foam sector. The project was completed early 2018. Following completion of the project, the Plant was test run and training on blending of MF based polyols was conducted for personnel/operators from production & quality control section of the company by representative from Resichem Ltd, South Africa. Analysis of samples/products was carried out and trial production of PUR blocks and panels was done.
The production was successful leading to commissioning of the project. The systems manager of Vitapur Nig. Ltd was made to carry-out the activities in the training and guide all operators. The activities were all monitored by the National Ozone Office. The second phase of the project (focused on end users) has started and will be completed late 2018.