Posts Tagged ‘copolymer’

Halobutyl

Definition Halobutyl is a variety of synthetic rubber or elastomer and refers to halogenated butyl. The halobutyl rubber is the copolymer of isobutylene (98%) and a small amount of isoprene (2%). The abbreviation IIR is commonly used to describe butyl or halobutyl rubber as it stands for Isobutylene Isoprene rubber. The halobuty rubber is odorless […]

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Sinopec and Mitsui in $320 million JV for Shanghai ETP

Sinopec and Mitsui to create world largest EPT plant Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Elastomers Co., Ltd. was established on 28 May 2012 to build an ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer (EPT) production plant in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. The plant will use metallocene catalyst in its production. It will be the world’s largest and […]

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