Phase II of Karoon Petchem Plant Operational in February

(Sunday, January 8, 2017) 17:28

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- Phase II of Karoon Petrochemical Plant, constructed with €300m of investment, will come on-stream during February, a petrochemical CEO said.


Managing Director of Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) Adel Nejad Salim said the project will officially come online during the Fajr Decade, marking anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution. 

The project will supply TDI and MDI on the market. 

TDI is used for making sponges for car seats and MDI is used for making hard sponges for car dashboard.

Phase II of Karoon has two units for production of TDI and MDI each with 40,000 tons of annual capacity.

Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate, most often abbreviated as MDI, is an aromatic diisocyanate. 

Toluene diisocyanate (TDI) is an organic compound. 

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