Apart from the planned halogenation unit, the JV owns a 1,20,000 MT per annum butyl rubber
plant, currently under construction at the same venue which will provide the necessary butyl rubber
feed to the halogenation unit.
On the basis of type, butyl elastomers market is segmented into regular butyl rubber
and halogenated butyl rubber
Key words: Butyl rubber
, Silica reinforcement, Silicon oil, Thermo-mechanical, DMA, Rubber bladder.
"The (global) demand for synthetic rubber products are going much faster than GDP, for example the butyl rubber
will grow in 6 pct range for a number of years, EPDM rubber will grow in a similar fashion," he added.
"In addition to supporting the local industry, the expansion at the Kemya joint venture in Al Jubail will provide additional new capacity of butyl rubber
and EPDM speciality elastomers to meet the growing global demand for these products," says ExxonMobil's senior vice president for polymers, Neil Chapman.
is the best and should last around 20 years, but it's also the most expensive.
ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha (EMYK), a 100% indirect subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM), said on Thursday that its joint venture Japan Butyl Co Ltd has completed an expansion of butyl rubber
production capacity at its plant in Kawasaki, Japan to help meet growing demand in the butyl rubber
ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Chemical, has announced that Japan Butyl Co Ltd has completed expansion to increase butyl rubber
production capacity at its plant in Kawasaki, Japan.
The ratings reflect the company's average financial risk profile, constrained by the ongoing debt-funded capacity expansion programme, exposure to risks relating to project implementation, and to fluctuations in butyl rubber
prices and in foreign exchange rates.
The manufacturer says the butyl rubber
tubes hold air 10 times better than natural rubber.
Finally, patented Cushion Core Technology combines low-density sponge rubber and ultra-durable butyl rubber
producing a basketball with exceptional feel.