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Cyclopentane: Important building block in the cooling of pharmaceuticals

Cyclopentane: Important building block in the cooling of pharmaceuticals

For pharmaceuticals to retain their effectiveness, there are a number of regulations governing their handling, but especially their proper transport and storage. In addition to safety and hygiene regulations, the obligation to cool a whole range of medicines and other important products for health care is of great importance. Refrigerators and refrigeration logistics play an important role in the pharmaceutical industry. Efficient insulation and high-quality raw materials such as Cyclopentane are a key component for safe cooling performance. Read more.

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Rigid polystyrene foam: Thermal insulation reduces the CO2 footprint

Rigid polystyrene foam: Thermal insulation reduces the CO2 footprint

Building insulation is far better than its reputation. In addition to energy-saving measures and a new, efficient heating system, façade, ceiling and roof insulation is an important component in saving energy in buildings and thus in reducing greenhouse gases. Rigid polystyrene foam makes an important contribution to this. Read more about the importance of building insulation and why Pentanes from Haltermann Carless play a crucial role in this.

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Effective Chemistry: How efficient refrigeration contributes to sustainability

Effective Chemistry: How efficient refrigeration contributes to sustainability

The possibility of refrigeration is an achievement for the preservation of food and thus for greater variety. However, refrigeration units or cold storage facilities are criticised for their continuous operation in terms of climate protection. Find out here how modern refrigeration systems can nevertheless be energy-efficient and make a threefold contribution to sustainability.

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Haltermann Carless: largest Cyclopentane capacity for the world market

Haltermann Carless: largest Cyclopentane capacity for the world market

Even if we don't notice it – the feedstock Cyclopentane is part of our everyday life and also contributes to climate protection. It is the key to effective insulation in the refrigeration and construction industries. In the context of the European Green Deal and increasing promotion of energy efficiency measures, building insulation makes a significant contribution to climate protection. Insulation material manufacturers are recognising the increased demand and have a high requirement for Cyclopentane, a much sought-after but so far scarce raw material. Haltermann Carless understands the market requirements and offers solutions by investing in modern technology. Learn more.

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Building regulations: Thermal insulation more important than ever

Building regulations: Thermal insulation more important than ever

In the context of the European Green Deal, the topic of energy efficiency and building insulation is of growing importance. Legal regulations such as the EU's Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) regulates energy savings around new and existing buildings. Thermal insulation plays a particular role, along with other factors. Read how climate protection can be best addressed in the building industry. 

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Organic process medium: Pentane plays an important role for ORC plants

Organic process medium: Pentane plays an important role for ORC plants

Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) plants have become important pillars of the energy transition. They offer the opportunity to generate electricity and heat even if the temperature of the available heat source is too low for the operation of a turbine driven by steam. Organic process media are the solution. Read here to find out what they are and what quality is convincing.

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Sustainable energy: The ORC process for electricity and heat production

Sustainable energy: The ORC process for electricity and heat production

In the course of the energy turnaround, geothermal energy generation is becoming an increasingly important topic alongside electricity generation from solar, wind and hydro power. Generating sustainable electricity is more topical and urgent than ever. Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) plants play an important role, because they open up ways of generating electricity and heat that were not possible in the past. Find out here what advantages and future opportunities the process offers.

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Sustainable energy: Geothermal power - how viable is it for the future?

Sustainable energy: Geothermal power - how viable is it for the future?

Today, renewable energy options determine the worldwide political, public and economic discussions about more sustainability in energy production. In addition to wind, water and solar energy, the topic of geothermal power is increasingly becoming the focus of attention. What precisely is geothermal energy and what are the options for the future? Here you can find out more about extraction, processes and worldwide use.

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Pentane Study: Tenary blends offer benefits to PU and PIR industry

Pentane Study: Tenary blends offer benefits to PU and PIR industry

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.

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Interview: Speyer site is heart of Cyclopentane production

Interview: Speyer site is heart of Cyclopentane production

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.

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