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Polyamides and Intermediates

Sustainable solutions with Ultramid® Ccycled

High-quality polyamides made from plastic waste

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Benefits for you:

  • Chemical recycling uses plastic waste that is otherwise not suitable for high-quality recycling.
  • No downcycling – quality is equivalent to that of new products.
  • The products are food safe.
  • No need to modify your production plants or processes to accommodate the products. The Ccycled products are drop-in products.
  • A closed loop is possible.

Our products made from chemically recycled material:

  Ultramid Ccycled postC1 Ultramid Ccycled postC2 Ultramid Ccycled preC3

Raw material source

Mixed plastic household waste 
(“Yellow Sack”)

Scrap tires Polyamide production and process waste
Process Pyrolysis Pyrolysis Cracking-Process
Mass balancing x x x
Processing and production quality Equivalent to PA made of fossil raw materials Equivalent to PA made of fossil raw materials Equivalent to PA made from fossil resources
Food contact x x x
Sustainability aspects
  • Upcycling potential in a circular economy
  • CO2 savings compared to energy recovery
  • Saving of fossil resources
  • Upcycling: Conversion of scrap tires into high-quality plastics
  • CO2 savings compared to energy recovery
  • Saving of fossil resources
  • CO2-savings compared to incineration or landfill
  • Saving of fossil raw materials

Possible claims for customer
applications*

  • Contributes to a circular economy
  • Closes the loop
  • This requires less primary fossil raw material
  • This requires less primary fossil raw material
  • For this less primary fossil raw materials have been used

Certified by independent
certification bodies.

x x x
Available As of 10/2021 As of now
As of now
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