CJSC "MANEL" started the first sale nano-coating, developed by scientists at Tomsk State University (TSU), metal gate for the group (aluminum, titanium, magnesium, and others) in the framework of the project of "RUSNANO" and ZAO "EleSy" worth 355 million rubles, told RIA Novosti on Monday CEO "EleSy" Sergei Chirikov.
The know-how of micro-arc oxidation (MAO), developed in the TSU provides detail of metal high wear resistance properties, corrosion resistance and heat resistance, while increasing the production of environmentally clean. According to experts, the new technology is needed in various industries, including machinery, its use helps protect the surface of the product from the environment, thereby greatly increasing the service life.
"In the summer of 2011 began the first sale. Signed a contract with the suburban company that manufactures infrared heaters. Under the order did a great topcoat for the panels, it was the wrong color and the properties that the customer wanted. While the cover panel in Tomsk and send in the suburbs. But preparing a production line with all the description to cover the customer to carry out work on the place, "- said Chirikov.
He noted that at present "prepared to sign a few more contracts." "Negotiations with Russian companies and foreign ones. Potential customers — more than 20. Several coated specimens were sent to France, and India. In the near future to submit their railway undertakings "- said Chirikov.
CJSC "EleSy" — a large vertically integrated company, which includes Design Institute, an engineering company, SRI electronic systems, plant automation equipment, steel plant, a logistics company, advertising and publishing company, an educational center. The company employs more than 700 professionals. In 2009 the company’s turnover exceeded 2 billion rubles.
Tomsk State University was founded by the decree of Alexander II in 1878 as the Imperial Siberian University. In 1998, the TSU is included in the decree of the president of the most valuable objects of cultural heritage of the peoples of Russia. In April 2010, the TSU has received the status of a national research university.
Open Joint Stock Company "RUSNANO" was created in March 2011 through the reorganization of the State Corporation "Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies." JSC "RUSNANO" implement the national policy for the development of nanotechnology industry through co-investment in nanotechnology projects with substantial economic potential or social benefit. 100% of shares of JSC "RUSNANO" is owned by the state.