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Terephthalic Acid
C6H4(COOH)2
purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) and medium quality Terephthalic Acid (MTA).
Terephthalic Acid is used for alkali in wool; as additive to poultry feeds; plasticizer; and chemical intermediate for paints.
semiaromatic and aromatic polyamides; liquid crystal polymers; cyclohexanedimethanol; copolyester-ether elastomers; cyclohexane-1,4-dicarboxylic acid; liquid-crystalline polyarylate; poly (butylene-adipate terephthalate); poly (butylene terephthalate); poly(ethylene terephthalate); and terephthaloyl chloride.
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  • p-Xylene + air (liquid-phase oxidation/hydrogenation)
  • Dimethyl terephthalate (hydrolysis)
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Terephthalic Acid (a.k.a. TPA) is an aromatic dicarboxylic acid carrying carboxy groups at positions 1 and 4. It found as a white and crystalline powder. It is an important monomer in the production of high impact resistance, thermal stability and weather resistance resins such as the polyesters PET and PBT.
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Chart Description. Intratec provides Terephthalic Acid prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States Flag United States: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • Germany Flag Germany: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades
  • China Flag China: spot price, ex-works, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • Thailand Flag Thailand: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • Brazil Flag Brazil: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades
  • South Africa Flag South Africa: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades

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About Terephthalic Acid. Terephthalic Acid (a.k.a. TPA) is an aromatic dicarboxylic acid carrying carboxy groups at positions 1 and 4. It found as a white and crystalline powder. It is an important monomer in the production of high impact resistance, thermal stability and weather resistance resins such as the polyesters PET and PBT.

Commercial Grades. purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) and medium quality Terephthalic Acid (MTA).

Uses. Terephthalic Acid is used for alkali in wool; as additive to poultry feeds; plasticizer; and chemical intermediate for paints.

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Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • p-Xylene + air (liquid-phase oxidation/hydrogenation)
  • Dimethyl terephthalate (hydrolysis)

To know more about Terephthalic Acid production processes, click here.

Derivatives. semiaromatic and aromatic polyamides; liquid crystal polymers; cyclohexanedimethanol; copolyester-ether elastomers; cyclohexane-1,4-dicarboxylic acid; liquid-crystalline polyarylate; poly (butylene-adipate terephthalate); poly (butylene terephthalate); poly(ethylene terephthalate); and terephthaloyl chloride.

Chemical Formula. C6H4(COOH)2

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