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Chemical Week Magazine :: New Construction Projects
AkzoNobel Selects Uhde Technology for Chlor-Alkali Conversion
7:25 AM MDT | May 11, 2012
AkzoNobel has selected ThyssenKrupp Uhde to design and supply membrane-cell technology for a previously announced conversion of AkzoNobelâ€™s mercury-cell chlor-alkali plant at the Frankfurt-HÃ¶chst industrial park in Germany. The project involves replacing the plantâ€™s amalgam cells with ThyssenKrupp Uhde single-element membrane electrolysers. It will increase annual production capacity at the site by about 50%, to 250,000 m.t./year of chlorine and 275,000 m.t./year of caustic soda by the fourth quarter of 2013. â€œElectricity consumption per ton of product...
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