The materials offered feature technical properties that are comparable with those of PA 12 and have similar processability. Evonik actively stands by its customers to support them in the best way possible in the selection and qualification process of the alternative materials and in minimizing the impact on supply chains.
Substitutes for VESTOSINT PA 12 powder will also become available within the next few weeks. This product is used in household appliances, paints and coatings, and cosmetics.
The CDT plant is expected to be operational again in the fourth quarter of 2012. The regulatory authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident.