In modern aviation, the awareness of the importance of sustainability and environmental protection is increasing. With growing passenger numbers, high air freight volumes and rising oil prices, alternatives to fossil jet fuel and solutions for reducing CO2 emissions are increasingly in demand. Alternative fuels, so-called Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), are a crucial step towards climate-neutral air travel. Learn more about the different technical solutions and the approaches that are already a reality.
Pentane blowing agents are widely used in the insulation industry. Since the performance and properties of Polyurethane (PU) and Polyisocyanurate (PIR) foams can vary considerably - depending on the isomer used - Haltermann Carless has conducted a study to take a closer look at the behaviour of blends consisting of the three isomers n-Pentane, iso-Pentane and Cyclopentane. The results of these tenary blends look promising and might offer additional benefits to the insulation industry.
Hamburg is an important production site within the Haltermann Carless Group and has a long tradition that began as early as the end of the 19th century. Today, the site has developed into an innovative and globally leading producer of modern performance fuels for research and development in the automotive industry. This includes a comprehensive portfolio of test and reference fuels, custom grades for first fill or two-stroke engines as well as reference lubricants. With its ideal location - close to the port of Hamburg and connected to all modes of transport - the site serves its global engine development customers with innovative and renewable fuel formulations.
In the world we live in today, it would be wrong not to consider the impacts of our business both on the local and wider community and also on the environment. Haltermann Carless has recognised the role that sustainability will have in the future of the business and put together a team of specialists specifically to work in developing and building, not only on our existing commitments, but also to look at how we grow and expand in the future. Read how Haltermann Carless intends to strategically align and transition the company towards a sustainable business model.
Silicone sealants have to meet high requirements: They must not become brittle, must be tear-resistant and should not yellow over time. To achieve best results, low-viscosity base oils of the highest quality are needed. These special products are an important component of silicone sealants and are used as so-called extender oils. The following article explains which quality characteristics are important and how quality is ensured during the manufacturing process.
Cyclopentane is an indispensable raw material for insulation materials in the construction industry. As a blowing agent in Polyurethane insulation boards, it is responsible for the insulation performance and contributes directly to the saving of heating costs and to the reduction of CO2 emissions. Of all the Pentanes, Cyclopentane has a particularly high insulating performance.
The demand for Pentanes is high. The reason for this is that this raw material is particularly important in insulation materials for construction and refrigeration appliances. As a foaming agent in Polyurethane (PU) and Polystyrene (EPS, XPS) systems, it ensures excellent insulation performance. Efficient insulation leads to cost savings and contributes to CO2 reduction. The demand for high-quality Pentanes is therefore high - we at Haltermann Carless are familiar with the market requirements and can offer you tangible solutions. Read more about our new hydrogenation plant and the benefits in the following article.
Low-viscosity base oils are characterised by their specific product performance. With their closely defined boiling points, they are processed into a wide range of specialty products for the most diverse industries. In this article, you will read about the applications in which they have proven particularly successful.
One of the most important challenges of our time is climate protection and the development of sustainable products for the benefit of all society. At Haltermann Carless, we have anchored this topic in our corporate strategy and are working to create environmentally sound products, processes and solutions to provide both tangible value and environmental benefits to our customers. In the following article, you can read about how Haltermann Carless products already contribute to CO2 reduction and the work we are doing to drive the development of new sustainable projects.
The printing ink industry, like many industries, is subject to constant change. The trend is moving towards Printing Ink Distillates (PID) with low aromatics content. For special applications, however, the classic products remain the best choice. Test Oils continue to serve as a reference for the highest quality standards. In this article, you can read about the applications in which they have proved particularly successful.