06 July 2010 10:41 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--China’s Gansu Yinguang plans a 20-day maintenance shutdown early next month at its two its toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) lines at Baiyin in northwestern Gansu province, a company source said on Tuesday.
The lines, with a combined nameplate capacity of 100,000 tonnes/year, were operating a 80-90% of capacity, the source added.
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TDI is a raw material for polyurethane (PU) foams used in various applications, including furniture and automobiles.
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