China's Hangding Nylon eyes polyamide 6 unit start-up in end-April

17 April 2014 10:18 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China's Hangzhou Hangding Nylon Technology is expected to start up its new 80,000 tonne/year polyamide 6 plant in Zhejiang province in end-April, a company source said on Thursday.

The plant has two lines that are based on Uhde Inventa-Fischer technology. The infrastructure construction took around two years, according to the source.

One 40,000 tonne/year line will be used to produce semi-dull textile nylon chips, and the other line with the same capacity will be used to produce full-dull and bright chips, the souce added.

Huading Nylon, a polyamide filament yarn producer, has taken over 100% stake in Hangzhou Hangding Nylon in June 2012.

The start-up of the new plant will achieve the integration of upstream polyamide 6 and downstream polyamide filament yarn, the source said.

By Huan Shi