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Dicyandiamide

In 1950, SKW Trostberg, as the forerunner to AlzChem, started production of Dicyandimide (DCD). The production plant has been in continuous operation ever since, and constantly improved so that in the current day it respresents one of the most efficient, technically advanced and pollution-free DCD processes in the world. Furthermore, with a capacity of 20,000 to per annum it still represents one of the largest DCD facilities worldwide, and one of the only remaining DCD facilities located outside of China. In 2016 we are very proud to be able to announce that our total DCD manufacturing quantity will exceed the 1,000,000 to mark.

The big advantage of DCD is that it is extremely reactive but nevertheless non-hazardous, and because of this it is used in a wide variety of applications. The largest application field is as a synthetic component for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API’s), inter alia for the manufacture of the type II anti-diabetes drug Metformin. Another major application field is the hot-curing of epoxy resins for industrial applications, and in recent years Dicyandiamide has a growing importance as a nitrogen stabiliser for agicultural fertilisers. Internally Alzchem also use DCD as a raw material in forward-integrated intermediate products for the production of a diverse range of guanadine salts, guanamines and DCD based condensation products; used in air bags, water treatment, flame retardants, textiles, leather tanning and finishing, and pulp and paper finishing auxiliaries.

Andrew Bage

Andrew Bage

T +49 8621 86-2508

andrew.bage@alzchem.com

News

AlzChem's DYHARD® Fluid-System - an efficient solution for filament winding products On the latest composite trade fair - JEC World - the AlzChem booth featured a special attraction: A CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) container produced with our new DYHARD® fluid system. The application is called "filament winding", a process in which a carbon fiber strand first passes through an impregnation resin bath and then is wound onto an inliner. Up to now, the impregnating resin baths have to...
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Today we would like to spark your interest in our newly produced auxiliary reagent: 2-Chloro-4,6-dimethoxy-1,3,5-triazine (CDMT, CAS No.: 3140-73-6). CDMT is a highly reactive coupling agent for the synthesis of amides and peptides, especially suitable for sterically hindered substrates. For many pharmaceutical companies, CDMT is the first choice in the synthesis of high value products – particularly in late stage of synthesis. AlzChem strongly focuses on the quality of this product and...
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Auxiliary reagents – small compounds with large effect. They are used in chemical research and analysis to see if a chemical reaction occurs or in production to perform a special chemical reaction. Having the right guanidine reagent in the critical step of synthesis is key to the success of your chemical work. We are proud of this steady and dependable product range that is summarized in the newly published flyer. Have a look!
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AlzChem AG offers exclusive customized service when it comes to Guanidine Hydrochloride and Guanidine Thiocyanate: We prepare custom-made buffer solutions for biotechnological application – starting with small scale production.
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Events

31.05.2017 to 01.06.2017
Continuing a longstanding tradition, AlzChem will again be represented in 2017 with its own booth at ChemSpec Europe. The show will take place on May 31/June 01 in Munich. On top of our standard portfolio consisting of cyanamide, dicyandiamide...
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