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Sasol receives approval for use of TEAL co-catalyst in Novolen PP technology

4:22 AM MDT | July 15, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Sasol Olefins & Surfactants (Hamburg, Germany) has received approval for use of its Alcat tri-ethyl aluminum (TEAL) co-catalyst in the Novolen polypropylene (PP) manufacturing process, the company announced today. The Novolen gas-phase PP technology is owned by Lummus. The product is also used in the production of polyethylene and as a reactive intermediate in the production of linear alpha olefins. . “With the existing local infrastructure and expertise, particularly in handling special chemicals, our Brunsbüttel plant is in an ideal position to...

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