17 April 2009 14:47 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--LANXESS has entered a contract to distribute fluororubbers for Russian rubber producer Halopolymer, the specialty chemicals company said on Friday.
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Halopolymer said it produced about 13,000 tonne/year of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and was looking to expand to gain 10% of the global market.
Fluororubbers are used in aerospace, automotives, oil extraction and process engineering to make seals, hoses, diaphragms and sealing plugs.
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