24 August 2012 03:32 [Source: ICIS news]
MELBOURNE (ICIS)--East China-based Wuxi Baichuan Chemical Industrial has begun trial runs at its new 300,000 tonne/year ethyl acetate (etac)/butyl acetate (butac) swing plant at ?xml:namespace>
The company has achieved on-spec etac output after test runs started early this week, the source said.
Baichuan has yet to start trial runs for butac, which is being produced at its existing plant at Jiangyin, the source added.
Commissioning of the
The company is producing solely butac at its existing 200,000 tonne/year etac/butac swing plant at Jiangyin, also in
Butac, which is derived from acetic acid and n-butanol (NBA), is mainly used in the manufacture of lacquers and coatings for the furniture, construction and automotive sectors.
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