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Ascend begins manufacturing of Hexatran Trifunctional Amine in US

United States: The specialty chemicals division of the US based premium provider of noble quality chemicals, fibers and plastics namely, Ascend Performance Materials started the production of a new trifunctional anime, Hexatran at its Decatur production facility located in Alabama in United States. This is the company’s first full scale production of Hexatran which was commercialized as finished products after testing of over two years on amine. Hexatran has a very low odor and can be used in various applications such as coatings, asphalt, adhesives, water treatment, oil and gas, mining plastic additives and agrochem. Hexatran, being a better performance provider in various traditional applications, could be used a substitute or replacement to other amines such as TETA, TEPA, DETA, and IPDA in order to improve the performance of epoxies.

TechSci depicts that by coming up with better performance products at competitive prices will make the company an ideal choice for the customer which is further expected to increase the customer base as well as market presence of the company in the country.   

According to TechSci Research report, “India Adhesives Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020”, adhesives market in India is anticipated to reach 379 thousand metric tons by 2020. Adhesives are widely used across numerous end user industries such as packaging, construction, furniture, automotive, assembly operations, etc. Polyurethane adhesives accounted for the largest market share in the country’s adhesives market, with these adhesives being mainly used in automobile and construction sectors. High thermoplastic and adhesion property, especially with metal substrates; good electrical insulation; high elasticity; strong resistance against chemicals and moisture make polyurethane adhesives extremely suitable for use in heavy industries. 

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