October 12th at the industrial site of chemical "Metafrax" Gubaha in the Perm region opened a new production of hexamine.
Installation will be one of the most modern in Europe, retaining "Metafrax" as the only Russian producer of hexamine. The cost of the project amounted to 765 million rubles.
Methenamine is used in the production of plastics, synthetic rubber, coated films, and in medicine as an antiseptic, and in analytical chemistry for the preparation of buffer solutions for микрокристаллоскопического opening a number of ions, and in the food industry, and in pyrotechnics.
The volume of new production of hexamine to "Metafrax" is 20 thousand tons per year. The existing capacity of the company can annually produce about 15 tons of the product. In the future, after the reconstruction of the combined capacity of the two plants is expected to increase to 35 million tons.