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Extension database VII: Plastics

Process nameCountryTypeData source

2-component PUR adhesive based on polyether and castor oil (approximation)
based on polyether and castor oil ;
production mix, at producer ;
74% component A, 26% component B; NCV based...

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2-component PUR adhesive based on polyether and castor oil (approximation)
based on polyether and castor oil ;
production mix, at producer ;
74% component A, 26% component B; NCV based...

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Carbon Fiber (CF; from PAN; standard strength)
spinning, stabilizing, carbonizing, surface treatment, sizing ;
production mix, at plant ;
from PAN, standards strengths 34 million psi t...

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Chloroprene rubber (Neoprene) 1kg
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
60-70 shore, black, density 1,7 t/m³

DEaggSphera

Crystallising Polyurethane adhesive (approximation)
crystallization of polyurethane ;
production mix, at producer ;
approx 3500g/mol, 17% solids content; NCV b...

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Crystallising Polyurethane adhesive (approximation)
crystallization of polyurethane ;
production mix, at producer ;
approx 3500g/mol, 17% solids content; NCV b...

EU-28aggSphera

Epoxy Resin (EP)
from Bisphenol A and epichlorohydrin ;
production mix, at plant ;
approx. 1.15 g/cm3, 29.73 MJ/kg

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Epoxy Resin (EP)
from Bisphenol A and epichlorohydrin ;
production mix, at plant ;
approx. 1.15 g/cm3, 29.73 MJ/kg

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Epoxy Resin (EP)
from Bisphenol A and epichlorohydrin ;
production mix, at plant ;
approx. 1.15 g/cm3, 29.73 MJ/kg

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Epoxy Resin (EP) Mix
from Bisphenol A and epichlorohydrin ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
approx. 1.15 g/cm3, 29.73 MJ/kg

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Ethylene Propylene Diene Elastomer (EPDM)
copolymerization of ethylene and propylene ;
production mix, at plant ;
Synthetic rubber, 0.90 to >2.00 g/cm3, 36 MJ/...

DEaggSphera

Hot-melt based on EVA (approximation)
free-radical polymerisation of ethylene and vinyl acetate ;
production mix, at producer ;
30- 40% resins, 30% wax; NCV based on input...

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Hot-melt based on EVA (approximation)
free-radical polymerisation of ethylene and vinyl acetate ;
production mix, at producer ;
30- 40% resins, 30% wax; NCV based on input...

DEaggSphera

Leather adhesive based on nitrile rubber (approximation)
emulstion polymerisation of butadiene and acrylonitrile ;
production mix, at producer ;
solids content of approx. 20%; NCV based on...

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Leather adhesive based on nitrile rubber (approximation)
emulstion polymerisation of butadiene and acrylonitrile ;
production mix, at producer ;
solids content of approx. 20%; NCV based on...

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Melamine Resin (MF)
addition of melamine and formaldehyde ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.51 g/cm3; solid content 100%; 0% water

DEaggSphera

Natural rubber (NR)
latex collecting from rubber tree, rubber processing ;
single producer, at plant ;
930 kg/m3, 45.2 MJ kg net calorific value

DEaggSphera

Nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR, 33% acrylonitrile)
polymerisation of acrylonitrile and butadiene ;
single route, at plant ;
33% acrylonitrile content

DEaggSphera

Nitrile butadiene rubber, incl. MMA (NBR-speciality)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
NBR

DEaggSphera

Phenolic resin adhesive modified with nitrile rubber (approximation)
polycondensation reaction ;
production mix, at producer ;
15% nitrile rubber, 15% novolac- urotropine...

EU-28aggSphera

Phenolic resin adhesive modified with nitrile rubber (approximation)
polycondensation reaction ;
production mix, at producer ;
15% nitrile rubber, 15% novolac- urotropine...

DEaggSphera

Polyamide 6 Granulate (PA 6)
reaction of caprolactam with water ;
production mix, at plant ;
113 g/mol per repeating unit, 32 MJ/kg net cal...

DEaggSphera

Polyamide 6 Granulate (PA 6)
reaction of caprolactam with water ;
production mix, at plant ;
113 g/mol per repeating unit, 32 MJ/kg net cal...

GBaggSphera

Polyamide 6 Granulate (PA 6)
reaction of caprolactam with water ;
production mix, at plant ;
113 g/mol per repeating unit, 32 MJ/kg net cal...

BEaggSphera

Polyamide 6 Granulate (PA 6)
reaction of caprolactam with water ;
production mix, at plant ;
113 g/mol per repeating unit, 32 MJ/kg net cal...

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Polyamide 6 Granulate (PA 6)
reaction of caprolactam with water ;
production mix, at plant ;
113 g/mol per repeating unit, 32 MJ/kg net cal...

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Polyamide 6 Granulate (PA 6) Mix
technology mix ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
113 g/mol per repeating unit, 32 MJ/kg net...

DEaggSphera

Polyamide 6.10 Granulate (PA 6.10) (HMDA from acrylonitrile)
from acrylonitrile via adiponitrile ;
production mix, at plant ;
PA 6.10 granulate

DEaggSphera

Polyamide 6.10 granulate (PA 6.10) (HMDA from butadiene)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
PA 6.10 granulate

DEaggSphera

Polyamide 6.12 granulate (PA 6.12)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
PA 6.12 granulate

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Polyamide 6.6 granulate (PA 6.6) (HMDA from acrylonitrile)
from hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.14 g/cm3, 226.32 g/mol per repeating unit, 3...

DEaggSphera

Polyamide 6.6 granulate (PA 6.6) (HMDA from butadiene)
polycondensation of hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid, HMDA from butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.14 g/cm3, 226.32 g/mol per repeating unit, 3...

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Polyamide 6.6 granulate (PA 6.6) (HMDA from butadiene)
polycondensation of hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid, HMDA from butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.14 g/cm3, 226.32 g/mol per repeating unit, 3...

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Polyamide 6.6 granulate (PA 6.6) (HMDA from butadiene)
polycondensation of hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid, HMDA from butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.14 g/cm3, 226.32 g/mol per repeating unit, 3...

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Polyamide 6.6 granulate (PA 6.6) (HMDA from butadiene)
polycondensation of hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid, HMDA from butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.14 g/cm3, 226.32 g/mol per repeating unit, 3...

DEaggSphera

Polyamide 6.6 granulate (PA 6.6) (HMDA from butadiene)
polycondensation of hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid, HMDA from butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.14 g/cm3, 226.32 g/mol per repeating unit, 3...

BEaggSphera

Polyamide 6.6 Granulate (PA 6.6) Mix
technology mix ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
1.14 g/cm3, 226.32 g/mol per repeating uni...

DEaggSphera

Polybutadiene granulate (PB)
polymerization of butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
>100.000 g/mol

NLaggSphera

Polybutadiene granulate (PB)
polymerization of butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
>100.000 g/mol

DEaggSphera

Polybutadiene granulate (PB)
polymerization of butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
>100.000 g/mol

FRaggSphera

Polybutadiene granulate (PB)
polymerization of butadiene ;
production mix, at plant ;
>100.000 g/mol

BEaggSphera

Polybutadiene granulate (PB) mix
technology mix ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
>100.000 g/mol

DEaggSphera

Polybutylene Terephthalate Granulate (PBT)
transesterification of a mix of dimethyl terephtalate with 1.4 butanediol and catalysts ;
single route, at plant ;
PBT granulate

GBaggSphera

Polybutylene Terephthalate Granulate (PBT)
transesterification of a mix of dimethyl terephtalate with 1.4 butanediol and catalysts ;
single route, at plant ;
PBT granulate

DEaggSphera

Polybutylene Terephthalate Granulate (PBT)
transesterification of a mix of dimethyl terephtalate with 1.4 butanediol and catalysts ;
single route, at plant ;
PBT granulate

BEaggSphera

Polybutylene Terephthalate Granulate (PBT)
transesterification of a mix of dimethyl terephtalate with 1.4 butanediol and catalysts ;
single route, at plant ;
PBT granulate

ITaggSphera

Polybutylene Terephthalate Granulate (PBT) Mix
technology mix ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
PBT granulate

DEaggSphera

Polyester hot-melt for the textile industry (approximation)
reaction of adipic acid and butanediol ;
production mix, at producer ;
typically 20-30000 g/mol; NCV based on inpu...

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Polyester hot-melt for the textile industry (approximation)
reaction of adipic acid and butanediol ;
production mix, at producer ;
typically 20-30000 g/mol; NCV based on inpu...

DEaggSphera

Polyether polyol
addition of propylene oxide and ethylene oxide ;
production mix, at plant ;
5000 g/mol

DEaggSphera

Polyetherether ketone granulate (PEEK)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
PEEK granulate

DEaggSphera

Polyetherimide granulate (PEI)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
PEI granulate

DEaggSphera

Polyethylene Cross-Linked (PEXa)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
Cross- linked polyethylene

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Polyethylene Film (PE-HD) without additives
Polymerisation of ethylene, extruding and calendering ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28.05 g/mol per repeating un...

DEaggSphera

Polyethylene Film (PE-LD) without additives
Polymerisation of ethylene, extruding and calendering ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28.05 g/mol per repeating un...

DEaggSphera

Polyethylene High Density Granulate (HDPE/PE-HD)
polymerisation of ethylene ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit

DEaggSphera

Polyethylene Linear Low Density Granulate (LLDPE/PE-LLD)
Polymerisation of ethylene ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit

DEaggSphera

Polyethylene Low Density Granulate (LDPE/PE-LD)
polymerisation of ethylene ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit

DEaggSphera

Polyethylene Low Density Granulate (LDPE/PE-LD) (biobased from corn)
from biobased ethylene based on US corn ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit

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Polyethylene Low Density Granulate (LDPE/PE-LD) (biobased from sugar beet)
from biobased ethylene based on sugar beet ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit

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Polyethylene Low Density Granulate (LDPE/PE-LD) (biobased from sugar cane)
from biobased ethylene based on BR sugar cane (45% slash and burn) ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit

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Polyethylene Low Density Granulate (LDPE/PE-LD) (biobased from sugar cane)
from ethylene based on sugar cane (45% slash and burn) ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit

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Polyethylene Low Density Granulate (LDPE/PE-LD) (biobased from wheat)
from biobased ethylene based on wheat ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91- 0.96 g/cm3, 28 g/mol per repeating unit,...

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Polyethylene terephthalate fibres (PET)
esterification of dimethyl terephthalate with ethylene glycol ;
single route, at plant ;
1.38 g/cm3, 192.17 g/mol per repeating unit

DEaggSphera

Polymethylmethacrylate granulate (PMMA)
bulk polymerisation ;
production mix, at plant ;
PMMA granulate

NLaggSphera

Polymethylmethacrylate granulate (PMMA) mix
bulk polymerisation ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
PMMA granulate

DEaggSphera

Polyoxymethylene granulate (POM)
formaldehyde polymerisation ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.42 g/cm3

DEaggSphera

Polyoxymethylene granulate (POM)
formaldehyde polymerisation ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.42 g/cm3

NLaggSphera

Polyoxymethylene granulate (POM)
formaldehyde polymerisation ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.42 g/cm3

FRaggSphera

Polyoxymethylene granulate (POM) Mix
formaldehyde polymerisation ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
1.42 g/cm3

DEaggSphera

Polyphenylene Ether (PPE)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
PPE granulate

DEaggSphera

Polyphenylene sulfide granulate (PPS)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
PPS granulate

DEaggSphera

Polypropylene fibers (PP)
technology mix ;
production mix, at plant ;
PP fibers

DEaggSphera

Polypropylene Film (PP) without additives
calendering ;
single producer, at plant ;
without additives

DEaggSphera

Polypropylene granulate (PP)
polymerisation of propene ;
production mix, at plant ;
0.91 g/cm3, 42.08 g/mol per repeating unit

DEaggSphera

Polystyrene granulate (PS)
polymerisation of styrene ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.05 g/cm3, 104.15 g/mol per repeating unit

DEaggSphera

Polytetrafluoroethylene granulate (PTFE)
radical polymerisation of tetrafluorethylene ;
production mix, at plant ;
100.02 g/mol per repeating unit

GBaggSphera

Polytetrafluoroethylene granulate (PTFE)
radical polymerisation of tetrafluorethylene ;
production mix, at plant ;
100.02 g/mol per repeating unit

NLaggSphera

Polytetrafluoroethylene granulate (PTFE) Mix
technology mix ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
100.02 g/mol per repeating unit

DEaggSphera

Polyvinyl alcohol granulate (PVAL)
hydrolysis of vinyl acetate ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.19- 1.31 g/cm3, 44.05 g/mol per repeating un...

DEaggSphera

Polyvinyl alcohol granulate (PVAL)
hydrolysis of vinyl acetate ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.19- 1.31 g/cm3, 44.05 g/mol per repeating un...

NLaggSphera

Polyvinyl Alcohol Granulate (PVAL) Mix
hydrolysis of vinyl acetate ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.19- 1.31 g/cm3, 44.05 g/mol per repeating un...

DEaggSphera

Polyvinyl butyral granulate (PVB) by-product ethyl acetate
polymerisation of polyvinyl alcohol ;
single route, at plant ;
142 g/mol per repeating unit, 28 MJ/kg net calor...

DEaggSphera

Polyvinyl chloride granulate (Suspension, S-PVC)
polymerisation of vinyl chloride ;
production mix, at plant ;
62 g/mol per repeating unit, 16.75 MJ/kg net c...

NLaggSphera

Polyvinyl chloride granulate (Suspension, S-PVC)
polymerisation of vinyl chloride ;
production mix, at plant ;
62 g/mol per repeating unit, 16.75 MJ/kg net c...

DEaggSphera

Polyvinyl chloride granulate (Suspension, S-PVC)
polymerisation of vinyl chloride ;
production mix, at plant ;
62 g/mol per repeating unit, 16.75 MJ/kg net c...

FRaggSphera

Polyvinyl chloride granulate (Suspension, S-PVC)
polymerisation of vinyl chloride ;
production mix, at plant ;
62 g/mol per repeating unit, 16.75 MJ/kg net c...

BEaggSphera

Pressure sensitive adhesive based on natural rubber (approximation)
from natural rubber ;
production mix, at producer ;
56% natural rubber content; NCV based on in...

DEaggSphera

Pressure sensitive adhesive based on natural rubber (approximation)
from natural rubber ;
production mix, at producer ;
56% natural rubber content; NCV based on in...

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PUR dispersion adhesive (approximation)
polymerisation ;
production mix, at producer ;
40% solids; NCV based on input materials: 1...

DEaggSphera

PUR dispersion adhesive (approximation)
polymerisation ;
production mix, at producer ;
40% solids; NCV based on input materials: 1...

EU-28aggSphera

PVAc adhesive (approximation)
free-radical polymerisation of vinyl acetate ;
production mix, at plant ;
1.19 g/cm3; NCV based on input materials: 22.5...

DEaggSphera

PVAc adhesive (approximation)
free-radical polymerisation of vinyl acetate ;
production mix, at producer ;
86.09 g/mol per repeating unit; NCV based o...

EU-28aggSphera

PVC adhesive (approximation)
dissolving PVC in tetrahydrofuran ;
production mix, at producer ;
solids content of approx. 25%; NCV based on...

DEaggSphera

PVC adhesive (approximation)
dissolving PVC in tetrahydrofuran ;
production mix, at producer ;
solids content of approx. 25%; NCV based on...

EU-28aggSphera

Silicone rubber (RTV-2, condensation)
RTV-2, condensation ;
production mix, at plant ;
Silicone rubber, 25% siliceous sand

DEaggSphera

Simple 2-component epoxy adhesive (approximation)
combination of epoxy resin, polyether- based resin, aluminium oxide and triethylene tetraamine ;
production mix, at producer ;
63% epoxy resin, 19% polyether- based resin...

DEaggSphera

Simple 2-component epoxy adhesive (approximation)
combination of epoxy resin, polyether-based flexibilised resin and aluminium oxide filler ;
production mix, at producer ;
92% component A, 8% component B; NCV based ...

EU-28aggSphera

Solvent-based polychloroprene adhesive of good heat resistance (approximation)
crystallising polychloroprene ;
production mix, at producer ;
65 g/mol per repeating unit; NCV based on i...

DEaggSphera

Solvent-based polychloroprene adhesive of good heat resistance (approximation)
crystallising polychloroprene ;
production mix, at producer ;
65 g/mol per repeating unit; NCV based on i...

EU-28aggSphera

Solvent-based polyurethane adhesive for the shoe industry (approximation)
mixing polyurethane and additives ;
production mix, at producer ;
approx 3500g/mol, 20% solids content; NCV b...

DEaggSphera

Solvent-based polyurethane adhesive for the shoe industry (approximation)
mixing polyurethane and additives ;
production mix, at producer ;
approx 3500g/mol, 20% solids content; NCV b...

EU-28aggSphera

Styrene Maleic Anhydride Copolymer (SMA) Mix
technology mix ;
consumption mix, to consumer ;
1.08 g/cm3

DEaggSphera

UV-curing laminating adhesives (approximation)
cationic polymerisation ;
production mix, at producer ;
>70% cyclo-aliphatic epoxy resin, < 15% vin...

EU-28aggSphera

UV-curing laminating adhesives (approximation)
cationic polymerisation ;
production mix, at producer ;
>70% cyclo-aliphatic epoxy resin, < 15% vin...

DEaggSphera

Water-based acrylic adhesive for PVC flooring (approximation)
mixing of dispersion, resins and additives ;
production mix, at producer ;
29% base dispersion, 12% resins, <60% fille...

EU-28aggSphera

Water-based acrylic adhesive for PVC flooring (approximation)
mixing of dispersion, resins and additives ;
production mix, at producer ;
29% base dispersion, 12% resins, <60% fille...

DEaggSphera