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Cyclopentane for more effective insulation of refrigerators

Cyclopentane for more effective insulation of refrigerators

Household appliances are usually power guzzlers. When it comes to their energy consumption, refrigerators hold a special position - after all, they operate 24/7 and are never switched off. The demand for energy-efficient appliances is consequently growing strongly. So is the demand from refrigerator manufacturers for high-quality insulation. Find out which factors are crucial for high insulation performance in refrigerators and how Haltermann Carless contributes to this.

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ISCC in the chemical industry: Mass balance products and their benefits

ISCC in the chemical industry: Mass balance products and their benefits

Sustainable management and production are now central components of many corporate organisations in the chemical industry. However, there are also challenges associated with this - particularly in the area of transparency of raw material properties and implementation in production processes. Traceability and recognised certifications play an important role here. Find out here how this can be achieved with mass balance products and ISCC PLUS certification.

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Water treatment: New Pilot® oils for flocculants

Water treatment: New Pilot® oils for flocculants

Flocculation is an important process in wastewater treatment plants. Various flocculants are used in this process. They are responsible for causing solids to agglomerate into larger clusters so that they can be better separated from the water to be purified. Haltermann Carless now offers new low-viscosity base oils for water treatment. As a carrier fluid for polyacrylamide emulsions, Pilot® H products are characterised by their technical improvements and, above all, by their low aromatic content and biodegradability. Find out more about the advantages of our new Pilot® oils for flocculants.

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Sustainable production: Haltermann Carless uses regional wind energy

Sustainable production: Haltermann Carless uses regional wind energy

Haltermann Carless is a leading supplier of sustainable hydrocarbons for the Life Science, Mobility, Energy and Industry sectors. Production takes place at two German sites, among others, and requires a corresponding amount of electricity. With the support of the local municipal utility, this is now being made more environmentally friendly - with wind energy from the region.

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Alcohol-to-Jet (AtJ) process can help deliver sustainable flying

Alcohol-to-Jet (AtJ) process can help deliver sustainable flying

Sustainable flying is increasingly likely to become a reality with the introduction of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF). In September 2023 the Europen Parliament approved the bloc’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel mandates in the push to dramatically cut aviation emissions. There is a growing demand for action as the legal framework and SAF quota commitments by the airlines begin to take shape. The Alcohol-to-Jet (AtJ) process is one of several production options. You can find out exactly how it works and what advantages it offers here.

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Durable silicone sealants thanks to Haltermann Carless' Pilot® extender oil

Durable silicone sealants thanks to Haltermann Carless' Pilot® extender oil

Sealing joints and gaps is one of man's oldest craft activities. Today, silicone sealants are among the first choice and are indispensable in the construction industry and for DIY enthusiasts - whether for windows and doors, in the bathroom or the kitchen. This important material convinces with many special properties. Our Pilot® extender oils play an important role in this. You can find out exactly which ones in our article.

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CBD production: How is this natural substance extracted?

CBD production: How is this natural substance extracted?

Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, is an extract of the female hemp plant that has recently become freely available in the EU. Unlike THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), it is not psychoactive and therefore does not have an intoxicating effect. Rather, the molecule is said to have anticonvulsant and anti-inflammatory effects. We asked ourselves, “How are these natural substances extracted?” Read more about CBD production here.

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Haltermann Carless Annual Review: Setting new directions

Haltermann Carless Annual Review: Setting new directions

After three challenging years, which also presented us with many new endeavours at Haltermann Carless, 2023 was a year of new beginnings and new directions. We have embarked on new paths and aligned the company even more clearly. Many of our projects and commitments have proven worthwhile, sharpening our profile in the areas of sustainability, growth and digitalisation. It was an exciting year with forward-looking events that we would like to review with you our dear readers.

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SAF from Haltermann Carless contributes to more climate-neutral aviation

SAF from Haltermann Carless contributes to more climate-neutral aviation

The transportation sector is changing - and what has long been an essential part of research and development in the automotive sector is now increasingly finding its way into aviation: sustainable solutions to reduce CO2 emissions. Alternative fuels, so-called Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), play an important role in this context and are a significant driver for GHG emission reduction in aviation. Read here how tangible this forward-looking topic already is and the pioneering role that Haltermann Carless is playing.

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What does ISCC certification mean in the context of sustainability?

What does ISCC certification mean in the context of sustainability?

There are many certification schemes on the market with regards to sustainability. In order to be relevant and make a real difference in reducing CO2 emissions, companies need to have their systems tested - as comprehensively, transparently and independently as possible. The ISCC standard is a globally recognised certification system based on a circular economy. The following article gives an overview of the testing system, the legal requirements and which raw materials, products and industries are taken into account.

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