Asahi Kasei presents lower power consumption technology for the chlor-alkali industry
| Subj: Press-releses
At the Euro Chlor, held from May 16-18 in Berlin, Germany, the Asahi Kasei Corporation showcases the newly developed membrane grade Aciplex F7001X. This energy saving innovation will be evaluated in the market in the coming months, which is to meet the customers’ strong requirements for lower power consumption in the chlor-alkali industry.
In 1975, Asahi Kasei has begun the first commercial chlor-alkali production using the membrane electrolysis process. This process is an industrial process for the electrolysis of sodium chloride, used to manufacture caustic soda and chlorine, without using hazardous material, and with lower energy consumption.
Asahi Kasei has strived for technical leadership in the world-wide chlor-alkali industry in the constant developments of membrane electrolysis technology, including the AciplexTM-F perfluorosulfonic acid membrane, and the AcilyzerTMelectrolyzer with operation technologies. The superiority of Asahi Kasei chlor-alkali process technology has been recognized all over the world through the adoption by more than 130 plants today, of which production capacity is over 25 million tons of caustic soda per year.
The Asahi Kasei Group is a diversified group of companies led by Asahi Kasei Corp., with operations in the Material, Homes, and Health Care business sectors. Asahi Kasei distributes its innovative technologies and unique materials on markets worldwide. With more than 30,000 employees around the world, the Asahi Kasei Group serves customers in more than 100 countries. Asahi Kasei is ‘Creating for Tomorrow’ with all operations sharing a common mission of contributing to life and living for people around the world.
Source: Asahi Kasei