Volume 88 Issue 28 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 12, 2010

DSM Completes Plant For Novel Polymer

Department: Business
Keywords: engineering polymers, nylon, polyamide, polyester

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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