LexMar Global technology has been providing online real-time and laboratory resin property analysis as well as electrostatic monitors to the polyolefin industry since 1989. These solutions allow for optimization of reactor control, decreased transition times, and increased plant profitability.
LexMar Global Industrial Magnetic Resonance (IMR) analysis solutions are ideal for chemical and morphological measurements of thermoplastic materials. Lab and process analysis is done non-destructively without labor intensive sample preparation or hazardous solvent consumption.
IMR measurements for polypropylene include xylene solubles*, flexural modulus, Charpy/ Izod, ethylene content and melt flow index. Polyethylene measurements include density, crystallinity and melt index. The Correflow electrostatic sensors were introduced to monitor electrostatic activity inside fluidized-bed reactors as well as detect entrained fine resin in carryover lines. These critical measurements provide early insight into previously unknown process characteristics, thus enhancing prime quality output by improving process optimization and avoiding costly reactor shutdowns.
* or decalin/ heptane solubles/ insolubles
A few examples of our application portfolio in the petrochemical industry:
Polyethylene Resin Analysis
Polypropylene Resin Analysis
Polystyrene Resin Analysis