Higher-Performance Resins for Rotomolding
Petrothene and Microthene resins from LyondellBasell produce significantly faster curing rates, smoother internal surface finish, and improved color. Faster curing rates minimize the time necessary to eliminate bubbles and therefore reduce oven cycle time. Thus, manufacturers spend less time running ovens and more time building parts. A smoother inner surface improves overall product aesthetics and makes it easier to keep the product clean. Minimizing oven time also enhances color. The new rotomolding products do not require any process changes on existing rotomolding equipment.
LyondellBasell Grants Spherizone License to CNOOC for PP Plant in China
June 24, 2013 – LyondellBasell today announced that CNOOC Oil and Petrochemicals Co., has selected the LyondellBasell Spherizone technology for a 400 KT per year polypropylene (PP) plant planned to be built at Huizhou, China.
“LyondellBasell Spherizone technology can deliver a wide range of high-quality PP products with low resource and energy consumption and we are pleased that CNOOC has again selected our technology for their new facility,” said Bob Patel, LyondellBasell Senior Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins for Europe, Asia, International, and Technology. “This is the fourth polyolefins process technology we have licensed to CNOOC and its joint venture, building on a relationship that spans more than 10 years.”
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