Posts Tagged ‘polymer’

Sumitomo Chemical in brief

Creative hybrid chemistry for a better tomorrow Registered in Tokyo and listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan, Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited (Sumitomo Chemical) was established in 1913 to solve  environmental issues. The smelting operations in the copper industry was emitting quantity of sulfur dioxide. Sumitomo Chemical was created to transform […]

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Ineos Technologies for Rosneft’s VNHK Nakhodka project

Vostochnaya Neftechemicheskaya moves on Nakhodka petrochemical complex project ZAO Vostochnaya Neftechemicheskaya (VNHK) is fully owned  OJSC NK ROSNEFT (Rosneft) company created in 2011 to develop a petrochemical complex in Primorsky region, near Pervostroiteley settlement of Nakhodkinsky urban district. Nakhodka is located in the Vladivostok region, in the East of the Russian […]

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“VFA”

Definition VFA stands for Vinylformamide or n-Vinylformamide. Vinylformamide may also be named n-ethenyl-formamide or SR-497  Comments After polymerization and subsequent hydrolysis N-Vinylformamide (VFA) introduces a primary amine into a polymer, which can be used for cationically charged polymers or crosslinking with e.g. epoxides. Vinylformamide (VFA) is an important feedstock for water […]

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RIL awards Technip and CB&I for Jamnagar Ethylene and Paraxylene

Reliance to gear up on $11 billion Jamnagar refinery expansion Reliance Industry Ltd (Reliance or RIL) is making major steps in the expansion of its refinery located in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. With $11 billion capital expenditure, Reliance is planning  one of the brownfield largest expansion of energy and petrochemical projects gobally. Commissioned on July 1999 with an installed refining capacity of 668,000 b/d, 1.9 million t/y Polypropylene and […]

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“NBR”

Definition NBR stands for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber or Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber or Buna-N or Perbunan. NBR is a synthetic rubber which belongs to the family of unsaturated copolymers of 2-propenenitrile and various butadiene monomers (1,2-butadiene and 1,3-butadiene) Comments NBR is produced in an emulsion polymerization system. The water, emulsifier/soap, monomers (butadiene and […]

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Polyethylene

Definition Polyethylene (PE) is a thermoplastic polymer consisting of long hydrocarbon chains. A molecule of polyethylene is nothing more than a long chain of carbon atoms, with two hydrogen atoms attached to each carbon atom. Polyethylene is produced from the polymerization of ethylene as monomer. Polyethylene may have different grade of density […]

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ThyssenKrupp Uhde Chlore-Alkali Technology for AkzoNobel Expansion

AkzoNobel invests $180 million for 50% increase in Frankfurt Chloride and Caustic Soda facilities Caustic Soda is one of the most widely used chemicals in the industry. The increasing requirements in Europe for chlorine and derivatives over the past five years means the current plant is not meeting demand. Caustic […]

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Polycarbonate

Definition: “Polycarbonate” name comes from a polymer based on combination of carbonate groups (–O–(C=O)–O–).  Comments: Polycarbonate is issued from the Aromatics family as produced out of Bisphenol A. Most of the polycarbonates are derived from rigid monomers. A balance of useful features including temperature resistance, impact resistance and optical properties position polycarbonates. The polycarbonates […]

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Polyurethane

Definition: “Polyurethane“, like all plastics, is a polymer made by reacting diisocyanates (MDI and/or TDI) with a range of Polyols. Depending on the desired end product, chemical formulations may contain other ingredients such as catalysts, blowing agents and possibly flame retardants. Comments: Polyurethanes were invented back in the 1930s by Professor Dr. Otto […]

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