Published on March 6, 2014
Plasticizers for today and for the future PVC Formulation 2014, Dusselsdorf Perstorp contributes to a better more sustainable world by delivering innovative chemical solutions
Table of Contents Introduction of the company Perstorp in PVC industry Plasticizers – Investment – Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP, C10) – Pevalen™ (Polyolester plasticizer) Summary
Perstorp in brief World leader in several sectors of the specialty chemicals market Pioneer in formalin chemistry, plastics and surface materials Perstorp was formed in 1881, over 130 years of winning formulas Since December 2005 controlled by PAI partners, a leading European private equity company Annual turnover of more than 10 billion SEK in 2012 About 1,500 employees in 22 countries Production plants in Europe, Asia and North America Sales offices in all major markets
Perstorp in the PVC industry Fully integrated plasticizer producer based on the west coast of Sweden since 1980’s Perstorp exited the DOP business in 2012 Storage facilities in UK, Belgium, Germany and Portugal to serve entire Europe Focus on European market and sustainable growth Member of ECPI, VinylPlus and founding member of PlasticiserPlus
Perstorp believes in plasticizers Perstorp is making its largest investment in history Based on our own technology and backwardly integrated in raw materials It will be on stream in Q1 2015 Two plasticizers in the product tree, EmolteneTM 100 and PevalenTM This investment will increase the production by 150 000 MT
Emoltene TM 100 Versatile general PVC plasticizer Established C10 (DPHP) GP plasticizer Excellent versatility and flexibility Expands lifespan of end products High technical performance, with good outdoor properties Investment for a more sustainable future New capacity for Valeraldehyde and its derivatives Strengthen our production platform Fully integrated and secure supply chain PevalenTM Innovative plasticizer for sensitive applications Ability to offer competitive and safe products High performance polyol ester plasticizer Flexible, versatile & safe Highly efficient in providing softness Easy to process and use Low volatility ensuring no VOC and consistent properties
Emoltene™ 100 and Pevalen™ focus on different markets Emoltene™ 100 - Durable applications – Wire and cables – Films & sheets e.g. roofing membranes, swimming pool liners, automotive foils – Coated fabrics; e.g. tarpaulins – Automotive interiors Pevalen™ - Sensitive applications – Coated fabrics; e.g. table cloths, protective clothing – Films & sheets; e.g. office materials, furniture foils – Flooring – Plastisols; e.g. wallpaper, toys – Moulded parts; e.g. grips
Key segments where Emoltene™ 100 is preferable CABLES & WIRES Low volatility and high UV resistance with C10 plasticizer AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR FILM AND SHEETS Low volatility of C10 Low volatility/migration of C10 plasticizers secures long plasticizers secures long life span required life span required Well accepted for PVC cables Plasticized PVC not easy at all major users substituted for this industry due to the advantage PVC has vs. other polymers Plasticized PVC good UV stability and outdoor resistance
Volatility DPHP DINP DOP 0 Weight Change, % -5 -10 -15 -20 -25 Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) has low volatility Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) makes the product durable
Fogging Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) has lower fogging Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) is suitable for car interiors
Migration to plastics ABS PC PS Acrylic TOTM Polymeric Polymeric Polymeric DP HP TOTM TOTM TOTM DOTP DP HP DOTP DP HP DEHP DINP DINP DINCH DINCH DINCH DP HP DINP DINP DOTP DEHP DOTP Polymeric DEHP DINCH DEHP DOA ATBC DOA DOA ATBC DOA ATBC ATBC Benzoate Benzoate Benzoate Benzoate Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) has low migration Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) contributes with high permanency Source: www.filmandsheet.com, www2.teknorapex.com/PVC-Plasticizer-Migration
Water absorption 0,36 Weight Change, % 0,35 0,34 0,33 0,32 0,31 0,3 0,29 DPHP DINP DOP Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) has low water absorption Emoltene™ 100 (DPHP) suitable for outdoor applications
Pevalen™ A versatile general purpose plasticizer that is equal to or in some cases better than standard phthalate plasticizers Perstorp is increasing capacity and will meet customer demand. Perstorp will by 2015 be fully integrated in raw materials. At this time, Pevalen™ will be commercially competitive to other high volume plasticizers The chemistry is well established and proven Process for food contact approval underway
Easy storage Viscosity 2,5 Emoltene 100 Viscosity Pas 2 DOTP 1,5 DOP 1 DINP DINCH Dinch 0,5 Pevalen™ 0 -20 0 20 40 60 80 Temperature °C Pevalen™ has low viscosity even at temperatures below 0 °C Pevalen™ does not need to be heated during storage
Processing – top of the class Dry blend time 15:00 Time (mm/ss) 12:00 09:00 06:00 03:00 00:00 DINCH DINP DOP Pevalen™ has short dry blend time Pevalen™ gives fast processing DOTP Pevalen™
Unique product performance Effciency 88 87 Hardness (Shore A) 86 85 DINCH 84 DINP 83 DOP 82 DOTP 81 Pevalen™ 80 79 0 5 10 15 20 25 Volatility (% lost) Pevalen™ has a unique combination of low volatility and high plasticizing efficiency
Migration to rubber Pevalen™ has lower or equal migration to rubber
Migration to plastics Pevalen™ has comparable migration to plastics Pevalen™ high compatibility to PVC is also shown here it has a tendency to migrate more to non-plasticized PVC
Durability Extraction chemicals and oil 30,0 25,0 Weight loss % 20,0 DINCH DINP 15,0 DOP Pevalen™ 10,0 DOTP 5,0 0,0 Heptane Hexane Olive Oil -5,0 Pevalen™ has very good resistance to chemicals Pevalen™ has same performance as other plasticizers on oil
Durability Extraction water solutions 1 %Soap 1% NaOH 0,0 Weight loss % -0,1 DINCH -0,2 DINP DOP -0,3 Pevalen™ DOTP -0,4 -0,5 -0,6 Pevalen™ has same or better resistance to water solution as other plasticizers
Summary Plasticizers Emoltene™ 100 – well-established HMW phthalate plasticizer – Available in high volumes – Highly competitive production platform – Valued for low water absorption, low volatility and migration – Reflected in improved durability, good outdoor resistance and long life span Pevalen™ – an innovative polyol ester plasticizer – High performance polyol ester plasticizer – Highly efficient in providing softness – Easy to process and use – Low volatility and migration ensuring no VOC and consistent properties
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