6. Braskem's Ethanol to Polyethylene Process Development

  1. Dr. Pieter Imhof4,5 and
  2. Dr. Jan Cornelis van der Waal5,6
  1. Paulo Luiz de Andrade Coutinho1,
  2. Augusto Teruo Morita2,
  3. Luis F. Cassinelli3,
  4. Antonio Morschbacker3 and
  5. Roberto Werneck Do Carmo3

Published Online: 26 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch6

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

How to Cite

de Andrade Coutinho, P. L., Morita, A. T., Cassinelli, L. F., Morschbacker, A. and Werneck Do Carmo, R. (2013) Braskem's Ethanol to Polyethylene Process Development, in Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials (eds P. Imhof and J. C. van der Waal), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Avantium, VP Strategic Account Management, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 5

    Avantium Technologies, Zekeringstraat 14, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  3. 6

    Avantium, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Braskem, Av das Nacoes Unidas, 8501, 25th floor, 05425-070 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

  2. 2

    Braskem, Av das Nacoes Unidas, 8501, 05425-070 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

  3. 3

    Braskem, Av das Nacoes Unidas, 8501, 24th floor, 05425-070 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331697

Online ISBN: 9783527656639

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Keywords:

  • ethanol;
  • polyethylene;
  • ethylene;dehydration technology;
  • bioplastic;
  • renewable feedstock

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ethanol and Brazil

  • Commercial Plants for Ethanol Dehydration

  • Legislation and Certification

  • Process Description

  • Polymerization

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References