Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene 24-09-2019

Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

China – Polyethylene Terephthalate

PET and its chain are always weak,with MEG and PTA on roller coaster.

Crude oil price is weak.

Polyamide 6 and its chain are steady.

Acrylonitrile is steady.

PET Bottle grade export 820/875 $/ton PET Bottle grade domestic market 6,800/6,900 yuan/ton PET Filament grade SD domestic market 6,650/6,750 yuan/ton – PET Filament grade BR domestic market 6,750/6,850 yuan/ton

PTA Taiwan 655/665 $/ton PTA domestic market 5,050/5,150 yuan/tonMEG  650/665 $/ton – MEG domestic market 5,100/5,200 yuan/tonPX Korea 780/800 $/ton

Polyester POY 150D/48F  domestic market 7,750/7,850  yuan/tonPolyester DTY 150D/48F  domestic market 9,250/9,350  yuan/tonPolyester Staple PSF domestic market 7,150/7,300 yuan/ton

Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

Crude Oil Prices Trend

Crude Oil Prices Trend

-Newly launched graphene-enhanced sanitary napkins enjoy great success in the US

Jewel Sanitary Napkins (JSN), a U.S-based company, launched its graphene-enhanced sanitary napkins on June 1st, 2019. In the several months since then (at the time of writing this article), the Company reportedly made over $600,000 from selling the $6 product.

The sanitary napkins come in four variations: very light panty liners, moderate flow sanitary napkins, heavy flow sanitary napkins and super heavy flow sanitary napkins. The graphene, said by the company to be a proprietary blend, is found in a single strip placed in the center of the pad.

Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

-Analysis of cationic modification dyeing mechanism

The full name of cationic polyester yarn: cationic dyed polyester is called cationic dyeable polyester, belonging to denatured/modified polyester, which can be dyed with cationic dye at 110 degrees. Cationic modification dyeing mechanism

The cationic yarn is a modified polyester. The chemical name: polybutylene terephthalate (elastic polyester), abbreviation: PBT, is also indicated by CD in the factory.

Because ordinary polyester (polyethylene terephthalate) has low moisture absorption, poor dyeing performance, easy accumulation of static electricity, easy to fluff and other shortcomings, it is usually modified with a sulfonate as a modifier to be dyed with cationic dyes. Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

-We have set an ambitious goal to immediately become 100% PET waste free company, says Nadia Chauhan, MD, Parle Agro

It will invest over Rs.50 crores in the next three years for various plastic waste management initiatives  Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

Parle Agro, a beverage company will invest over Rs.50 crores in the next three years to implement an end-to-end PET plastic waste management (PWM) program, company said.

The company has partnered with the Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA) and Nepra and will collect and recycle 100% of its PET bottle waste – the first beverage company to achieve this feat nationally. All the recycled plastic will be channeled to textiles and other non-allied industry segments.

We have set an ambitious goal to immediately become 100% PET waste free company, says Nadia Chauhan, MD, Parle Agro

-Toray unveils &+ fibre commercial brand for sustainability

Toray, a multinational corporation that specialises in industrial products, has announced its new commercial brand, called ‘&+’, to underpin the start of full-fledged efforts to use fibres made by recycling the used PET bottles. Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

The purpose is to contribute further to sustainable social progress, under promotional slogan of ‘Together, We Are the New Green’.

Toray is aiming to leverage this brand to foster PET bottle recycling and to help materialise a closed loop economy by offering high-value-added fibre derived from PET bottles. It will, thereby, serve a shared interest among bottle collectors, manufacturers, and consumers in protecting the environment.

Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

-Domotex USA 2020 to occupy 30% more space

Domotex USA 2020, which brings together flooring industry professionals and innovators to experience the leading US-based and international flooring suppliers, manufacturers and technology providers, is expected to occupy 30 per cent more space than last year. The trade show to be held during February 5 to 7 in Atlanta will also see education sessions. Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), the organiser of Domotex USA, has announced that registration is open for the second annual Domotex USA trade show. The trade show features product displays across hard and soft surfaces including hardwood, laminate, area rugs, carpet and resilient flooring, outdoor floor covering, as well as flooring applications and installation technology.

Domotex USA 2020 to occupy 30% more space

-Why has the oil market taken the Saudi attack so calmly?

Last weekend, some crucial chunks of Saudi Arabia’s oil processing infrastructure were knocked out by drone attacks.

Before the attacks, the price of a barrel of Brent crude oil was trading at around $60 a barrel.Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

The price spiked on Monday, shooting up by 20% at one point.

And yet, now Brent really isn’t a lot higher – trading at around $64.50 a barrel this morning.

Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

-PVC September 2019 Price Review

European PVC producers seemed unconvinced that they would be able to push through demands for the pro-rata increase in costs in August and agreed to a rollover. One producer was not prepared to waive a €5/t ($5.50) increase.

Slight increases and reductions were seen here and there, depending on the price for the previous month. Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

Contract prices on the UK market rose due to currency translation effects. Additives remained neutral overall. Only plasticiser prices were still under pressure.

PVC September 2019 Price Review

-Ineos Styrolution increases ResolVe over polystyrene recycling

Ineos Styrolution has disclosed initial results of its ResolVe project into the chemical recycling of polystyrene, which enable it to focus on the pilot phase and also prepare to scale the process for industrial use.Petrochemicals Automotive seating Graphene

According to the first results of the project, there is now proof of concept of closed loop recycling.The process converts waste polystyrene back to pure styrene via a depolymerisation process, followed by a polymerisation process resulting in a quality identical to virgin polystyrene.

Ineos Styrolution increases ResolVe over polystyrene recycling

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