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BASF Tests the Market for Bio-based Nylon 610

8:28 AM MDT | July 2, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF is prequalifying with automotive and other OEMs with its nylon 610, a product made from hexamethylene diamine and sebacic acid, which in turn is made from castor oil. "We made the base resin already in the 1970s but we divested the business, which we considered too small," Matthias Scheibitz, specialist R&D/product development engineering plastics Europe at BASF, tells CW. BASF re-entered the business in 2007 "when we realized the trend for bio-based products," he says. The company operates a plant at Ludwigshafen with a capacity of...

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