Kimetsan Group transfers 80% of annual net profit to Research and Development projects. This statistical data shows the importance of R & D projects for the company.
Group has one of Turkey's most advanced laboratories. By means of these facilities, Kimetsan achieves to be a pioneering company in R&D works. The group's success is due to R & D department engineers works in the production department as well as. Therefore commercial, economical and more efficient processes and products can be produced. Kimetsan Group is adding about 20 commercial products to its R & D achievements and portfolio each year.
The first R & D activities and products achieved by Kimetsan Group in the world and in Turkey can be seen below:
The fIrst R & D and productIon achIvements In the World:
• Water Borne Nano Technological Top Coat Space Industry Paints (The first and the only worldwide known manufacturer passed NASA Phase 1 tests in water borne coatings)
• Water-Borne Rocket Paints Production (The first manufacturer known in the world)
• Multi Layer (and Light) Water Borne Radar Absorptive Coatings Production (This concept first put forward and improved by Kimetsan Group in the world)
• Water-Borne Aircraft Radom and Antenna Paints (The first and the only worldwide known manufacturer passed field test)
• Water-Borne Aircraft Leading Edge Coatings (The first worldwide known manufacturer)
• Water-Borne Aircraft Anti-Skid Pathway Coatings (The first worldwide known manufacturer)
• Multi-Purpose Non-Toxic Water Borne Universal Coating/Paint Remover (The manufacturer of the safest coating/paint remover worldwide known)
• Water-Borne Thermochomic Coatings (The first manufacturer known in Europe)
• Water-borne Acrylic Modified Polyurethane copolymer based resin, IRR Based Camouflage Paints (The first worldwide known manufacturer)
• Water Borne Nano Technological Paints for PE Based, Wood-Composite Combinated Surfaces (The first worldwide known manufacturer)
• VCI (Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitors) (One of four maufacturers worlwide known)
R & D and productIon achivements in Turkey:
• Rocket Liner (The first manufacturer in Turkey)
• High Temperature Resistant Launcher Coatings (The first manufacturer in Turkey)
• Water-Borne Ultra Flexible and High Gloss Leather Coatings (The first manufacturer in Turkey, probably in the world)
• PVC Sheet-Polysyren Binder at room temperature (the first manufacturer in Turkey)
• Ag / Ag + Nano Technology Water-Borne Antimicrobial Paints (The first manufacturer in Turkey, possibly the first manufacturer in the world passes field tests and easily cleaned with disinfectants)
• Acidic Surface Preparation Gel (Type: HNO3/HF Based surface abrasive gel, The first manufacturer in Turkey)
• Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitors Development and Production (The first manufacturer in Turkey)
• Water-Borne Flush Rust Inhibitors (The first manufacturer in Turkey)
• Triazol Synergistic Blends of Corrosion Inhibitors (The first manufacturer in Turkey)
• Potassium Iodide and Potassium Iodate (KI/KIO3, The only manufacturer in Turkey)
• 2010- Kimetsan Group produced World’s one of the best heat insulation material with a thermal insulating coefficient of 0.012 W/m.K
• 2012- ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certificate Granted.
• 2012- Kimetsan completed qualification of laboratory and field tests of RAM and MASK 2 project
• 2013- NATO Facility Security Clearance Certificate renewed.
• 2013- Ministry of Defence Facility Security Clearance Certificate renewed.
• 2013- NATO stock numbers allocated for Defense Industry Water-Borne Performance Coatings.