Chemours announces a new production line dedicated to the production of its Opteon ™ 1150 | SprayFoam News

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WILMINGTON, DE – November 11, 2021 – The Chemours Company (“Chemours”) (NYSE: CC), a global chemicals company with market-leading positions in titanium technologies, thermal and specialty solutions, advanced performance materials and chemical solutions, announced today a new production line dedicated to the expansion of its low global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) platform that does not deplete the ozone layer – Opteon ™ 1150, chemically called HFO -1336mzzE. The new production line at the plant, located in El Dorado, Arkansas, will open ahead of the first phase of a 10% reduction in CO2 equivalents on January 1, 2022, as outlined by the U.S. Innovation and Technology Act. manufacturing (AIM) in the United States. With the start of the line, Chemours is now accepting orders for the Opteon ™ 1150 from customers around the world.

“We are delighted to begin production of the Opteon ™ 1150 and bring our customers another high performance HFO solution that allows them to make their products more environmentally friendly,” said Alisha Bellezza, President of Thermal Solutions and specialized at Chemours. “This technology is going to be essential in several industries to comply with global regulations to move to low GWP technology while maintaining the high performance that our customers have come to expect from Chemours. The addition of Opteon ™ 1150, also known as HFO-1336mzzE, to our portfolio of foam blowing agents gives our customers more options and more control over their formulations.

Opteon ™ 1150 joins Opteon ™ 1100 in the Chemours line of non-flammable foam blowing agents manufactured with HFO technology providing high performance in foam blowing applications, along with the potential for layer depletion. ozone (ODP) and low GWP. This most recent innovation from Chemours demonstrates its sustainability commitment to businesses, industries and communities by providing environmentally friendly and energy efficient products to meet the changing regulatory landscape on a global scale. When used as a gaseous blowing agent in spray foam, its low boiling point is an ideal mixing component which allows the formulator to have more precise application control and higher R-values ​​with age, higher yields and a wider application window.

With the unique physical properties of HFO-1336mzzE, Chemours expects this material to help solve some of the industry’s toughest challenges in stationary refrigeration and heat pump applications, propellants in refrigeration products. aerosol and fire protection, and as a replacement for dielectric insulators and etchants for gas applications. These applications require new and innovative solutions that are more sustainable for the environment.

Additional product information is available at opteon.com.

About the Chemours company

The Chemours Company (or the Company) (NYSE: CC) is a global leader in titanium technologies, thermal and specialty solutions, advanced performance materials and chemical solutions, providing customers with solutions in a wide range of applications. ‘industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. We provide customized solutions with a wide range of industrial and specialty chemicals for markets including coatings, plastics, refrigeration and air conditioning, transportation, semiconductors and consumer electronics, general industry , mining, oil and gas. Our flagship products include leading brands such as Ti-Pure ™, Opteon ™, Freon ™, Nafion ™, Krytox ™, Teflon ™ and Viton ™. In 2019, Chemours was named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies. The company has approximately 6,500 employees and 30 manufacturing sites serving approximately 3,300 customers in approximately 120 countries. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.

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