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Invista Unveils New ADN Technology

4:38 PM MDT | May 21, 2012 | –Lindsey Bewley

Primeaux: New process will eliminate benzene. Greenfield: Pilot plant has been up for two years. Invista tells CW it plans to unveil a new technology to produce adiponitrile (ADN) in the coming weeks. ADN is a critical intermediate used to manufacture nylon 6,6. The new technology—which includes a proprietary catalyst—is expected to boost product yields; reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions; enhance the stability of the ADN manufacturing process; and reduce capital intensity versus competing technologies, Invista says. More...

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