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DSM Completes Plant For Novel Polymer

by Alexander H. Tullo
July 12, 2010 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 88, ISSUE 28

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Executives inspect DSM’s new plant.
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Executives inspect DSM’s new plant.

DSM has expanded a plant in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands, that makes Stanyl ForTii, an engineering polymer the company introduced in 2007. Made from tetra­methylene diamine, terephthalic acid, and other monomers, ForTii is used in applications such as electronics, where its high heat properties allow it to stand up to lead-free soldering.

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