Setral at a glance

1969     Foundation of  Sétral S.A. in Strasbourg/France
1982     Foundation of the ECCO Gleittechnik GmbH in Martinsried/Germany
1984     Foundation of Setral Chemie GmbH in Martinsried/Germany
1985     Acquisition of Sétral S.A. by ECCO
1988     Construction of a new production facility in Romanswiller / France
1990     Setting up of a second research laboratory
1992     Relocation of the subsidiary Setral Chemie GmbH from Martinsried to Seeshaupt/Germany
1993     Construction of a plant for the production of solid lubricants
1994     Construction of various test equipment such as RVT, DFBT in cooperation with universities
1997     Certification ISO 9001
2001     Foundation Setral / Austria
2003     Foundation Setral / Portugal
2004     Expansion of the research and development laboratories
2006     Comprehensive extension and conversion of production facilities in Romanswiller / France
2007     Planning and preparation for certification according to DIN EN ISO 14001; implementation in 2007
2008     Successful implementation of DIN EN ISO 14001
2008     Extensive investments in grease production and filling
2010     Foundation of Setral / Brazil
2010     Joint venture with Bardahl in France
2011     New CD; implemantation of a worldwide intranet and relaunch of our new homepage
2012     Start of the implementation of a new ERP system
2012     Completion of the H1 product range for food & pharmaceutical industry
2013/2014     Construction of a new office and stock building in Romanswiller / France
2013/2014     Investment in new laboratory testing machines (e.g. rheometer, TGA)
2013/2014     Extension of the production capacity and potential (e.g. new grease boiler (1t))
2014     Go-Live of ERP
2014     New production hall only for H1 products
2014     45th company anniversary

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The ultrasonic method

Setralit Nfu


Raw material: The basic raw material of SETRALIT® - Fibre is a non-wood natural fibre which is generally called “vegetable fibre”. In many cases this is a bast fibre like hemp, flax, nettle, kenaf, jute, or ramie, but leaf fibres like sisal or musa textiles  ...

Ultrasonic treatment: The fibrous raw material is being exposed to an ultrasonic field in a watery medium for a time period between 10 and 120, usually 30 seconds. During this continuous  .... more


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