Andreas Woschek

Andreas Woschek

Executive Vice President Chemicals

N-Paraffin C10-C13

The main use of n-Paraffin is for the production of LAB (Linear Alkylbenzene) for the detergent industry or as a plasticizer and for lamp oils.

Description

Normal Paraffins are a clear liquid that are made up of saturated hydrocarbons with a straight-chain structure. They are either extracted from kerosene or through the "Fischer-Tropsch process" at gas-to-liquid production sites.

Examples of applications

n-Paraffin is mainly used in the production of Linear Alkylbenzene as well as in the production of chlorparaffins, plasticizers, lamp oils, BBQ lighters, cutting oils, lubricants and metal working products.

Packaging

  • Bulk in seagoing vessels / barges
  • Bulk in road tank truck

Characteristics

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