Polymer Processing Laboratory

The Polymer Processing Laboratory provides the students with the opportunity to gain experience in polymer processing techniques. This laboratory offers a wide range of pilot plant scale machinery for mixing and subsequent processing of both plastic and rubber, including an injection molding machine (plastic), blow molding machine (plastic), extruders with single and double screws (plastic), hot feed extruder (rubber), internal mixer, two-roll mill, plasticorder, presses, oscillating disc rheometer and processability testing equipment.


Lab in charge:             Prof. S.M. Egodage

Technical officers:      Ms. H.H.S.K. Hettiarachchi 

Lab Attendant:            Mr. U.K.K.D.D.N. Gunasekera 

Equipment list:

  • Blow molding machine
  • Hydraulic press
  • Inject molding machine
  • Internal mixer
  • Plasticorder
  • Twin screw extruder
  • Two roll mill