“Nizhnekamskneftekhim, PJSC has launched a project for the construction of a plant for the production of divinyl-styrene synthetic rubber with a capacity of 60 thousand tons per year,” the press service of the company said. An increase in the range of rubber products of the Company is planned for 2020.
Divinyl-styrene synthetic rubber is used in the rubber and shoe industry, in the manufacture of conveyor belts. This type of rubber is used in the production of environmentally friendly "green tires", which have good wear resistance, frost resistance and dynamic endurance.
It is also planned to produce the thermoplastic elastomers, which are additives to the asphalt surface. The key features of the thermoplastic elastomers are high mechanical strength and the possibility of multiple processing without harm to the environment.