04 July 2012 10:56 [Source: ICIS news]
The new line is designed to produce normal speed spinning chips that are used to make nylon 6 filaments, the source added.
Baling Petrochemical, a subsidiary of Sinopec, has two caprolactam (capro) lines with a combined capacity of 200,000 tonnes/year and two nylon 6 chips line with a combined capacity of 35,000 tonnes/year, all located at Yueyang.
The company’s total polymerisation capacity will be raised to 55,000 tonnes/year after the start-up.
The company’s new 100,000 tonne/year capro line at the same site is under construction and is expected to start up in October, the source said.
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