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A new plant for the production of ethylbenzene with a capacity of 220 thousand tonnes per year was built under license from the U.S. firm The Badger Licensing LLC. The application of modern technologies based on zeolite catalysts can completely stop the release into the atmosphere of hydrogen chloride and aromatic hydrocarbons, as well as the pollution of wastewater with chlorides, aluminum salts and phenols. The current installation for the production of ethylbenzene using outdated technology with a capacity of 120 thousand tonnes per year will soon be decommissioned.
The reconstruction of the styrene production facility gave an increase in productivity of 100,000 tonnes per year to 135,000 tonnes per year. During reconstruction, production was transferred to vacuum dehydration thereby reducing consumption of the raw material — ethylbenzene, as well as reducing energy consumption.
The new production of Alphapor™ expandable polystyrene with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes was built by the
All the brands of expandable polystyrene meet stringent European standards for fire safety, grain composition, density and
The safety of Alphapor™, a material of organic origin consisting of 98% air, is directly dependent on the use of licensed products and strict adherence to building codes.
«The company provides comprehensive solutions for the rational use of associated gas, using products created from it to produce materials in demand in the marketplace," said Dmitry Konov, President of Sibur. «The new Alphapor™ polymer insulation, manufactured under European license, increases the energy efficiency of housing when properly used. In addition, the technological updating of the Perm site substantially reduces the negative impact on the environment.»
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