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Elevance biorefinery to begin shipping C18 diacids

7:52 AM MDT | September 17, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, IL) says Inherent C18 diacid—a midchain length, biobased diacid the company is producing at its recently commissioned biorefinery at Gresik, Indonesia, is now commercially available. Using Inherent in polyester polyols enables the creation of new, previously unattainable prepolymers, helping polyurethane manufacturers create polymers with exceptional solvent resistance, hydrolytic stability, optical clarity, and toughness that will benefit automotive, food service, medical, and other markets, Elevance says. As a...

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