Solvay/Sinochem: Electronic Grade Hydrogen Fluoride Production Installation
Solvay announced that it had decided together with its Chinese partner Sinochem Lantian to build a new electronic grade hydrogen fluoride production installation for Lansol Fluorchem Co, Ltd., Solvay’s joint venture with Zhejiang Lantian Environmental Protection Co, Ltd., a subsidiary of Sinochem Lantian Group. Commercial products of the new installation will be available by the end of this year.
Under this agreement, sales of this electronic grade hydrogen fluoride will be made available to the market via a dedicated Electronic Wet Chemicals Company. In addition Solvay has agreed a contract with Lansol for the transfer of Solvay’s technology in order to provide Lansol with the technology needed to produce the high-value electronic grades, which are used in the electronics industry, particularly for the production of photovoltaic cells.
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