Technology Description

The chemistry of converting BDO to THF and subsequently to PTMEG is shown here:

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The simplified process flow diagram for INVISTA’s THF/PTMEG process technology offered for license is shown here:

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Reference List

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IPT's technology offerings include a Technology Package that comprises a Process and Basic Design Package (PBDP), technology & operating know-how, market knowledge and project execution resources.  The size of the plant can be configured to meet the needs of the client. IPT also offers on-going Technical Services and the potential to enter into off-take agreements with its licensees.

Key Features

• Robust and efficient process
• Operating costs for THF Technology

  • Low cost catalyst
  • Efficient conversion with minimal yield loss
  • Energy integration

• Over 40 years of operating experience and technology improvement