Jiangsu sanmei's pvdf project to go into normal production in 2014
Jiangsu Sanmei's PVDF project to go into normal production in 2014
Tag: Fluorite; Cryolite; AHF; Electronic grade HF; AIF3;R134a; R22; R410a; R32; R125; R290;
R141b; R142b; PTFE; VDF; PVDF; FEP; TFE; LiPF6
Summary: In Dec. 2013, Jiangsu Sanmei's PVDF project finished the construction of main
structures and it is estimated that the project will be put into normal production in April 2014.
In Dec. 2013, Jiangsu Sanmei's PVDF project finished the construction of main structures and it
is estimated that the project will be put into normal production in April 2014.
According to China Fluoride Materials China Monthly Report 1401 issued by CCM,on 19 Dec.,
2013, Jiangsu Sanmei Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Sanmei) announced that its polyvinylidene
fluoride (PVDF) project, whose investment reached USD29.35 million, is going to finish the
overall construction. Main structures of the PVDF project have been completed already,
including a workshop, which covered an area of over 5,000 square meters. It's estimated that
the PVDF project will be put into normal production in April 2014. The PVDF project has two
production lines–vinylidene fluoride (VDF) production line and PVDF production line, with
capacities of 7,142.85t/a and 5,000t/a respectively.
It is worth noting that the PVDF project is just a subproject of Jiangsu Sanmei's fluorine
chemical project. The fluorine chemical project, whose total investment reached USD154.90
million, including anhydrous hydrogen fluoride (AHF) project, electronic grade hydrofluoric acid
project, ozone depleting substance (ODS) substitutes project and the PVDF project. The
fluorine chemical project was proposed by the parent company – Zhejiang Sanmei Chemical
Industry Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Sanmei), and it was constructed and implemented by Jiangsu
Sanmei since 2011.
In recent years, domestic capacity of PVDF has increased rapidly, which soared from 6,000t/a
in 2010 to 24,500t/a in 2012, up by 308.33%, indicating that domestic fluorine chemical
enterprises have continuously invested in PVDF projects. For instance, in 2012, Kureha (China)
Investment Co., Ltd. (Kureha China) invested USD90 million in constructing a PVDF production
device with a planned capacity of 10,000t/a, which will be constructed in two phases. The first
phase will be put into normal production in 2014 with a capacity of 5,000t/a. Moreover, due to
PVDF's potential demand and extensive application in many industries, such as petrochemical
engineering industry, electrical & electronic industry, and fluorocarbon coating industry, it is
estimated that this investment trend will last for several years.
Zhejiang Sanmei was founded in 1999, mainly engaging in fluorine chemical businesses, such
as fluorite, hydrofluoric acid, fluorine refrigerants and inorganic fluorides. In recent years,
Zhejiang Sanmei took measures to expand its industrial chain and upgraded its product
structure in the field of deep processing.
In addition, Jiangxi Sanmei Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Jiangxi Sanmei), another subsidiary of
Zhejiang Sanmei, will invest over USD48.92 million in a new fluoropolymer project in 2014,
indicating that another new progress will be made in Zhejiang Sanmei's development plan of
fluoride deep processing. The project will include three main products–hexafluoropropylene
(HFP), fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) and polytetrafluoro ethylene (PTFE) and will be
put into normal production within two years. Besides, it is estimated that the annual sales
revenue of the project will reach USD163.05 million.
Table of Contents of China Fluoride Materials China Monthly Report 1401:
1.Two domestic major fluorine industrial parks to enjoy new policy support
2.Export situation of HF may still be optimistic in Q1 2014
3.Domestic ex-works price of R22 remains an uptrend in Q4 2013
4.Domestic XPS foam industry prefers to use CO2 mixture as substitute for HCFCs
5.R290 to be popularized in domestic room air-conditioner industry
6.USITC continues anti-dumping and countervailing investigation into China-made R134a
7.HONF develops two new fluorine chemical production technologies
8.Export volume of AlF3 may decrease slightly in Q1 2014
9.Domestic market situation of PTFE is still depressed in Q4 2013
10.Jiangsu Sanmei's PVDF project to go into normal production in 2014
11.Domestic electronic grade HF producers to enjoy a bright future
12.Import and export analysis of fluoride chemicals in China in Nov. 2013
13.Domestic ex-works prices of most fluoride materials in Dec. 2013
14.Pengshui County legislates to standardize mineral exploitation
15.Hunan Nonferrous Corp. invests in fluorite recycling project
16.Arkema Changshu Site's PVDF resin obtains NSF 61 certification
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