Kazanorgsintez increased the production capacity of HDPE pipe

Last Friday, December 11, Kazanorgsintez completed the modernization of two production sites. Modernization of the first production unit will increase the proportion of ethane feedstock in the production of polyethylene. The second concerned the process of modernization of the production line HDPE pipe sazhenapolnennogo class PE-100. According to the company, it has launched a new […]

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Defining the properties of polymers

Polymers in character recognition behavior under heat and combustion is relatively simple and at the same time sufficiently accurate method of determining the qualitative nature of the polymers. The method is based upon a visual observation of the behavior of the sample during its introduction into the upper part of the burner flame. As the […]

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The contract price of styrene in Europe increased by EUR35 in December

Rising prices for raw materials in December, as well as growing consumer interest in the spot market have contributed to an increase in contract prices of styrene in the current month compared to the previous month. The contract price was agreed on FOB vessel (FOB), the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA). As reported earlier MRC, styrene contract price […]

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The largest paper producer in Europe, has declared war on plastics

Stora Enso Oyj – Finnish-Swedish forestry company, one of the largest in the world. He stated this in an interview to Bloomberg. According to information, the Finnish company spent billions to reduce the volume of paper production and move to innovative vikelevaniya (wraps). Paper manufacturers are suffering from declining demand for paper, in particular, reduced […]

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The endless cycle of processing of polymers soon become a reality

December 2 Carbios the company announced that it has made a big step forward in the development of its enzymatic depolymerization of polyester, which makes it suitable for PET (polyethylene terephthalate), one of the most commonly used polymers. This allows for the first time complete depolymerization products based amorphous PET to the starting monomers, TPA […]

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