|Details: 50 kta United States-based plant | Q2 2023 | 109 pages | See Versions From $1,199 USD|
This report presents an up-to-date, detailed cost analysis of Chloroprene Rubber (also known as Polychloroprene) production from butadiene and chlorine. The process examined is a typical vapor phase butadiene chlorination process, followed by a typical emulsion polymerization process. In this process butadiene is first chlorinated producing two chlorinated isomers, 1,4-dichloro 2-butene and 3,4-dichloro 1-butene. In a second step, 1,4-isomers are isomerized to 3,4-dichloro 1-butene. This chemical is then dehydrochlorinated in the presence of caustic soda producing chloroprene and sodium chloride. Finally, chloroprene is polymerized to form Polychloroprene.
This report, CR E21A, is a best-in-class examination of Polychloroprene production, providing an in-depth, comprehensive techno-economic analysis of the production technology examined, including:
- Process Description: raw materials and utilities consumption, products generation, labor requirements, list of equipment, characterization of site infrastructure, process flow diagram (PFD).
- Capital Cost Analysis: costs of plant construction, working capital, owners' costs, commissioning, start-up and contingency.
- Operating Cost Analysis: variable costs, fixed costs (salary, benefits & maintenance) and corporate overhead costs.
- And much more . . .