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Ascend Adds New Grades to its Specialty Amines Portfolio

Published on 2017-09-05. Author : SpecialChem

Ascend Performance Materials has announced the addition of several new grades to its specialty amines portfolio. The new grades offer enhanced performance in a number of oil and gas, coatings and asphalt applications.

Providing Right Solutions to Customers

Hexatran delivers performance equal to or better
than other amines used in epoxies or asphalt

These new grades show our commitment to produce high-quality products to meet customer need,” said Maria Field, Ascend’s product manager for amines. “We are focused on providing the right solutions to our customers and filling critical needs in the market.

Ascend’s New Grades of Specialty Amines Includes:

  • FlexaTram™-DAM-200, a 1,2 -diaminocyclohexane (DCH) product, features improved chemical and mechanical resistance when used in epoxy coatings and composites applications
  • Hexatran™-300, a multifunctional product based on triaminononane, provides a cost-effective solution for use in coatings, adhesives, oil and gas, and asphalt applications
  • FlexaTram™-BHM-170, a product based on (bis)hexamethylenetriamine (BHMT), features ultra-low metal content and an improved color profile for enhanced performance in several oil and gas chemistries, including use in scale inhibition, corrosion inhibition and water clarifying
  • FlexaTram™-BHM-220, a formulated liquid BHMT product with improved handling, odor, health and safety profiles, is designed for use in asphalt anti-strip applications

Other products under development include high-purity BHMT material for multiple end-use applications and high-purity DCH material as an epoxy curing agent.

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Source: Ascend
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