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Apr 5, 2024

The Chemours Company Announces Viton™ Process Innovation

As a leader at the forefront of the FKM industry, Chemours Advanced Performance Materials is pioneering the development of a nonfluorinated surfactant for the production of fluoroelastomers using Advanced Polymer Architecture (APA) technology. 

The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, thermal and specialized solutions, and advanced performance materials, recently announced they will offer their Viton™ FWRD APA fluoroelastomers using a nonfluorinated surfactant. With this process innovation, Chemours can now manufacture its entire Viton™ fluoroelastomers portfolio using a nonfluorinated surfactant. 

As part of Chemours’s commitment to being a responsible supplier, the company continually invests in its ability to offer a steady supply of its leading fluoroelastomers to the market in an ever-evolving regulatory landscape. Furthermore, the new Viton™ FWRD APA fluoroelastomers have equivalent performance to the current APA-grade fluoroelastomer products. This advancement from Chemours showcases their ongoing commitment to leading the way in fluoroelastomer product and process innovation and delivering more sustainable solutions. 

Click here for more information about this development and Chemours’s 2030 Corporate Responsibility Commitment goals.


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