Reliance Industries Ltd. and SIBUR have forged a partnership to seize the opportunities within the robustly growing synthetic rubber industry.
The construction of plant is in full swing. Regular butyl commissioning expected by mid 2019 followed by halo butyl (Chloro butyl and Bromo butyl swing capacity) plant by end 2019.
Butyl rubber is a synthetic polymer, a copolymer of isobutylene with isoprene. The key advantages butyl rubber offers is superlative air-barrier performance with superior flex properties.