The Osaka Technology Development Center was established in 2011, a center that integrates technical development divisions from market research to product development and industrialization.

It serves as a “place of creation” that integrates the wide range of technologies that Daihachi Chemical has developed over the years to create technologies that will open the way to the next generation.


Address: 5-7 Chodo, 3-chome, Higashiosaka City, Osaka 577-0056 Japan

Site area: approx. 7,000 m2
Building area: approx. 2,000 m2
Number of employees: 50 Staffs


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Tests available at the Technical Development Center

Flammability Testing

  • UL-94 Flammability Test
  • FMVSS-302 Flammability Test
  • Oxigen Index
  • Cone Calorimeter

Resin Evaluation Testing

  • Tensile Test
  • Bending Test
  • Impact Strength
  • HDT
  • MFR

Urethane Related Tests

  • Urethane Foaming
  • Foam Cutting Machine (Flexible, Solid)
  • Air Permeability Measurement
  • Fogging Test (VDA278, DIN75201B)
  • Haze Measurement
  • Gloss Retention Measurement
  • YI Measurement


  • Resin Kneading Machine
  • Resin Molding machine
  • Laboplast Mill
  • Heat Roll
  • Heat Press

Analytical Equipment

Structure Analysis

  • Nuclear magnetic resonance spectrophotometer (NMR)
  • Gas chromatograph mass spectrometer (GCMS)
  • Liquid chromatography mass spectrometer (LCMS)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer (FTIR)

Emission and Absorption Analyzers

  • Plasma emission spectrometer (ICP)
  • Atomic absorption spectrometer (AA)
  • X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer
  • UV-Vis-NIR spectrophotometer


  • Elemental Analysis Equipment
  • Laser Diffraction/Scattering Particle Size Distribution Analyzer
  • Thermogravimetric Differential Thermal Analyzer (TG-DTA)
  • Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC)
  • Colorimeter
  • Resistivity meter
  • Phase Contrast Analyzer
  • Total organic carbon analyzer (TOC)
  • Potentiometric autotitrator
  • Moisture analyzer (Karl Fischer)
  • Infrared moisture analyzer

Key Technologies

Synthesis Technologies

  • Esterification reaction (dehydration, dehydrochlorination)
  • Albuzov rearrangement
  • Schotten-Baumann reaction
  • Polycondensation reaction
  • Addition Reactions

Manufacturing Technologies

  • Demineralization reaction
  • Decompression reaction
  • Dehydration reaction
  • Rearrangement reaction
  • Low temperature reaction
  • Crystallization (crystallizer)
  • Solid-liquid separation (centrifuge)
  • Decompression distillation
  • Atmospheric distillation

Specialty Technologies

  • Production of pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediates, flame retardants, etc., with particular expertise in the synthesis of phosphorus compounds
  • We can use phosphorus oxychloride, phosphorus trichloride and propylene oxide as raw materials.
  • Facilities include reaction equipment for general organic synthesis, capable of producing several hundred kilograms to several tens of tons.

Examples of Technology Development into Products