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Nylon is usually made from adipic acid, a zigzag molecule of six carbons bedecked with hydrogens and a few oxygens.
com)-- Global increase in preference for industrial chemical manufacturing through sustainable means is expected to remain a key driving factor for bio-based adipic acid market growth over the next six years.
The company said that by replacing adipic acid with succinic acid, Xuchuan has produced CPUs that offer better properties: they are more abrasion/scratch resistant and more resistant to solvents.
The company said that its bio-succinic acid reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 94% compared to petroleum-derived succinic acid and by 93% compared to petroleum-derived adipic acid.
Verdezyne will supply its bio-based adipic acid to Universal Fiber Systems for certain exclusive fields of use.
Out of the total number of commercial plasticizers, 70-75% are phthalic, adipic and sebacic esters.
A key component for its production is adipic acid, which is one of the most widely used chemicals in the world.
The acid component is selected from the croup consisting of citric acid, fumaric acid, tartaric acid, malic acid, adipic acid and mixtures thereof and the carbonate salt component is selectee from the group consisting of sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, potassium carbonate, ammonium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, calcium carbonate and mixtures thereof.
This strategic change saw the launch of its Wilton Beyond 2000 project - which resulted in the redevelopment of the Nylon works with a boost to production of adipic acid - the key ingredient for making nylon polymer chips - by 50%.
In addition, the Wilton site produces adipic acid, consumed on the site as one of the key ingredients for nylon production, but also exported as ADI-Pure, INVISTA's high purity brand of adipic acid.