BASF TDI-building

In 2015, BASF inaugurated a plant for the production of TDI (toluene diisocyanate) with a capacity of 300,000 tons at its Ludwigshafen site. The total investment, including the preliminary stages, amounted to over € 1 billion.

This largest investment to date at the location created 200 additional jobs. The TDI plant consists of plant parts for the production of DNT (dinitrotoluene), TDA (toluenediamine) and TDI (toluenediisocyanate). In addition, the preliminary stages that are important for Verbund have been modernized and expanded.

The infrastructure, i.e. the supply of steam, electricity and water, was also expanded. TDI is an important starting material for the special plastic polyurethane. It is used to a large extent in the furniture industry (elastic foams for mattresses, upholstery or wood coatings) and in the automotive industry (seat upholstery).

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Builder

BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Architect/Planner

Organisation for the specification sheet

Trading partner

Eduard Züblin AG, Karlsruhe, Germany

Excecuting company

Fluor, NL-Haarlem und Hertel GmbH, Leipzig, Germany

Year of installation
2015

Product range(s)

Sealing systems

Products

• Curaflex® A / S sealing inserts
• Curaflex® A sealing inserts
• Curaflex® B sealing inserts
• Curaflex® D sealing inserts
• Curaflex® F sealing inserts
• Curaflex® 3000 casing pipes
• Curaflam® BSHN special fire protection sleeves

Proper fire protection systems as well as ensuring watertightness in accordance with the given structural conditions of BASF.

Installation of Curaflam® fire protection combinations 3210, fiber cement lining pipes 3000, various sealing inserts Curaflex® A + B and fire protection packings BSHN (non-flammable media pipe steel pipe / design against pressurized water for wall ducts with a large flange on one side). Everything installed according to R90 approval as a fire protection system within the wall.

Place

BASF TDI-building - Carl-Bosch-Straße 38, 67063 Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany
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