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Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper
Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper
Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper
Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paperCentral Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper
Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper
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Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paperCentral Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper
Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper

Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper
Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute (CPPRI), A National level institute to promote R&D in the field of pulp & paper


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Divisions of the Institute


» Chemical Recovery, Biotechnology & Lignin by-products




OBJECTIVES:

¤ Undertake R&D work in the area of chemical recovery, desilication, thermal treatment of black liquor for viscosity reduction, black liquor characterization. .

¤ Development of alternate technologies in the area of chemical recovery for cost-effective production, viable in Indian context

¤ Co-operate with the mills in process development and extend the testing facilities in India and abroad.

¤ Capacity assessment and pre feasibility studies on chemical recovery system.

¤ Act as a nodal agency between various R&D Institutes, enzyme manufacturers and Pulp & Paper Industry for biotechnological application in Pulp & Paper.

¤ Undertake R&D work in the area of bioleaching, biodeinking, biorefining, bioethanol production, biological effluent treatment and slime control.

¤ Cooperate with the mills in process development and extend the testing facilities in India and abroad.

¤ Provide training to mill personal at all levels, demonstration of technology, organizing workshops, seminars & interaction meets to disseminate information.

¤ Provide technical services to Pulp & Paper and allied industries for chemical characterization of organic and inorganic samples by employing instrumental methods of analysis.

¤ Recovery of lignin and carbohydrates from spent pulping liquor and their utilization as a source of clean energy.

SERVICES OFFERED:


» Chemical Recovery

¤ Studies for thermal analysis and combustion behaviour of black liquor and fuel samples.

¤ Estimation of non-process elements in pulp & paper mill samples, black liquor, process water.

¤ Macro molecular characterization of black liquor constituents.

» Biotechnology

¤ Isolation of microorganisms with desired enzyme production characteristics from various sources like soil, effluent, wood and sludge etc.

¤ Production of various enzymes xylanases, cellulases and laccases from microorganisms.

¤ Evaluation of commercial enzymes for their enzyme activities and their response as biobleaching ,biodeinking ,biorefining agents on various paper making raw materials.

¤ Bioremediation of effluents emanated from Pulp & Paper mills.

¤ Bioethanol production from various lignocellulosic raw materials.

¤ Analysis of microbial quality of water and effluents.

¤ Conductance of training & Project programmes for academic and industry personnels.

Fermenter Biostat
Fermenter Biostat




Biolog Microstation
Biolog Microstation

» Lignin By-products

¤ Modification and utilization of separated lignin as industrial useful products like lignisulphonate as additive in concrete admixture & phenol lignin formaldehyde resin as binder in ply Industry.

» Central Instrumentation

¤ Determination of process and non-process elements in Pulp & Paper, Black liquor, Process water etc.

¤ Determination of heavy metal ion concentration in Food grade papers, potable water, Pulp & Paper mill effluent, E.T.P. Sludge and Deinking Sludge etc.

¤ Functional group analysis in Lignin and Carbohydrates.

¤ Determination of anions like chlorides, sulphates, sulphite , oxalates in process water and black liquors , Pulp & Paper Effluent.

¤ Characterization of black liquor, Coal, Biological sludge for Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Sulphur and Oxygen

FACILITIES AVAILABLE :

» Chemical Recovery

¤ Automatic Bomb Calorimeter .

¤ Simultaneous Thermal Analyser.

¤ Advanced Rheometer.

¤ UV-Visible spectrophotometer.

¤ Automatic titration system.

¤ Pilot plant for desilication of black liquor.

¤ Pilot plant for thermal treatment of black liquor.

» Biotechnology

¤ Laboratory Fermenter.

¤ Research Microscope

¤ BIOLOG Microstation.

¤ Cooling Centrifuges

¤ Infra - Red Moisture Analyser.

¤ FLaminar Air Flow.

¤ Colony Counter.

Absorption Spectrophotometer
Absorption Spectrophotometer




CHNS Analyser
CHNS Analyser

» Central Instrument

¤ Atomic Absorption Spectrometer.

¤ CHNS Analyser.

¤ U.V. Spectrometer

¤ I.R. Spectrometer.

¤ Elemendorf tear tester

¤ Karl-Fischer coulometer

¤ High Performance Ion Chromatograph.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

¤ Successfully developed Technology for removal of silica from the black liquor. A full mill scale plant is running in one of the Rice Straw based mill since 2006. The technology is being marketed by an engineering company

¤ Developed Direct Alkali Recovery System (DARS), a process for recovery of chemical suitable for small pulp & paper mills.

¤ Developed Thermal treatment technology for black liquor to reduce viscosity of Baggase Black Liquor and achieve high dry solids content of firing Black Liquor thereby increasing Thermal Energy Recovery Efficiency.

¤ Successfully developed a technology for reduction of Chlorides & Potassium in Chemical Recovery System. The technology is being upscaled for demonstration on Pilot scale.

¤ Developed research expertise in biopulping, biobleaching, biodeinking, biological treatment of effluents and biological slime control

¤ Successfully demonstrated mill scale xylanase pre bleaching trials at Seshasayee Paper & Boards Ltd. Erode. and achieved 15% of chlorine reduction as gas & hypo and 20-25% AOX reduction in bleach effluents.

¤ Provide training & project programmes to 60-70 graduate and postgraduate students in the area of Microbiology & Biotechnology.

¤ Expertise developed for instrumental analysis for rapid determination of inorganics anions using HPLC techniques

¤ Established test procedure for determination of lignosulphonate purity.

¤ Identified and developed lignin purification technique to improve its performance as feedstock for clean energy and other industrial applications.

¤ Two patents- separation of lignin from agro residue black liquor and utilization lignin for industrial useful products

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