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Author: Suwanie Thakrar

Author: Suwanie Thakrar
Suwanie Thakrar joined Haltermann Carless in 2014. As Technical Services & Development Manager, her expertise covers Special Aromatics, Middle Distillates and Gas Condensates for the various industries such as agrochemicals, construction and industrial oils. The development of new products, applications, and designing tailor-made solutions for customer requirements are her main activities alongside providing technical support to our core customer base. T +44 1372 380493 Email SThakrar@h-c-s-group.com

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Caromax® for agrochemicals: Crop protection with aromatic solvents

Caromax® for agrochemicals: Crop protection with aromatic solvents

In times of crisis, basic human needs become more important. Climate change, war, supply chain issues and land scarcity all negatively contribute to the world's food supply. These all make it all the more important to protect crop yields. Haltermann Carless has long been committed to developing aromatic solvents for crop protection. Learn more about the proven Caromax® portfolio.

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Industrial lubrication: High-quality lubricants and their base oils

Industrial lubrication: High-quality lubricants and their base oils

Industrial lubricants reduce friction between moving surfaces. They are used to modify surface properties, regulate temperature and remove debris. In industry, they protect equipment and machinery and ensure extended service life of mechanical components. Low-viscosity base oils are important raw materials for many lubricants, coolants and metalworking fluids. Read more about the properties of modern base oils and the benefits they provide to industrial lubricants. 

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Pilot® Oils: New qualities for silicone sealant manufacturers

Pilot® Oils: New qualities for silicone sealant manufacturers

No matter whether they are used in bathroom joints or kitchens - silicone sealants are an important product in the DIY sector. It is a material that exists in many areas of everyday life. High-quality ingredients, such as the low-viscosity extender oils in silicone sealants, are a decisive factor and one of reasons for Haltermann Carless’s recent investment in plant technology. The goal: to produce even better, higher purity products for the base oils industry. Read more here. 

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Sustainability assurance in the supply chain through EcoVadis rating

Sustainability assurance in the supply chain through EcoVadis rating

A steadily growing population and an increasing demand for energy makes it necessary to use agrochemicals in agriculture to increase crop yields and optimise the use of agricultural land. The issue of sustainability, with the concept of minimising negative impacts on people and the environment, is playing a more and more important role. Agrochemical companies see themselves obliged to take sustainability aspects into account and to align their entire value chain accordingly - especially with their suppliers. Read this article to find out what role the EcoVadis rating plays in your company's sustainable procurement decisions.

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Fuel additive production - 5 key characteristics of solvents

Fuel additive production - 5 key characteristics of solvents

In the engine industry, market requirements are changing rapidly: one key driver is performance optimisation, which is particularly noticeable in the fuel additive industry. After all, fuel additives play a major role in ensuring that modern engines can develop their full potential. In the production of a high-quality additive formulation, solvents play an essential role. They are used as a carrier fluid and thus also contribute to improved environmental compatibility of engines. Read here which solvent properties are decisive and what else you should expect from your solvent supplier.

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Aromatic solvents for fuel additives: Strong partners wanted!

Aromatic solvents for fuel additives: Strong partners wanted!

Fuel additives are an integral part of gasoline and diesel formulations as they are responsible for optimising fuel properties and improving engine performance. To achieve this, a balanced additive formulation and high-quality aromatic solvents are needed as carrier fluids. Close cooperation between you and the solvent manufacturer is crucial for the development of safe and high quality products. In this article we have summarised what you should pay attention to when choosing your partner.

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Assuring the quality of heavy aromatics: The Haltermann Carless laboratory

Assuring the quality of heavy aromatics: The Haltermann Carless laboratory

Heavy aromatic solvents are frequently used in the formulation of insecticides and other agrochemical products. They must be safe, easy to handle, effective, cost-efficient and environmentally sound. The quality of heavy aromatics is therefore a key criterion for manufacturers when choosing the right supplier. You can read about the contribution of our laboratories to the quality assurance of aromatics in this article.

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A sustainable agriculture: The advantages of Caromax®

A sustainable agriculture: The advantages of Caromax®

The agricultural industry has always been committed to modern product solutions that increase the quality of harvests to feed our growing global population and offer the best environmental compatibility. With its heavy aromatic solvents, Haltermann Carless makes an important contribution to safeguarding the environment and people alike.

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Advantages of heavy aromatic solvents for agrochemicals

Advantages of heavy aromatic solvents for agrochemicals

High purity and tailor-made solvents are crucial for the agrochemical industry. Heavy aromatic solvents must meet the highest standards and guarantee quality in agrochemical applications enabling high crop yields while at the same time offering the highest possible protection of the environment. Haltermann Carless provides an optimised portfolio for the industry and, in addition, a wide range of services.

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Criteria for the selection of heavy aromatics in the agricultural industry

Criteria for the selection of heavy aromatics in the agricultural industry

There are numerous quality requirements for the use of aromatic hydrocarbons in agrochemicals. In addition to quality, certain physical and chemical properties and certification guarantees play an important role. The following article provides an overview of selection criteria for heavy aromatic solvents in the agricultural industry and what else you should look out for when choosing a supplier.

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