Carpet

Carpet fiber made from Aegis® Nylon 6 resin is durable, resilient and colorfast. This offers the carpet manufacturer a great range of colors and design options. Carpets made with Nylon 6 also resist abrasion, wear, crushing and matting, granting long lasting performance to the end product. In fiber production, Nylon 6 performs consistently and is very stable. Nylon is the most durable and versatile fiber for carpet.

Carpet Products

  • Aegis® Nylon 6 Resins

 

 

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Nylon Carpet_Roll

Engineering Plastics

Aegis® Nylon 6 resins from AdvanSix exhibit excellent molding and extrusion characteristics, making them the resin of choice in a variety of plastics applications – from automotive parts to electronics and shoes. Compounders often enhance and modify these base resins, tailoring them to meet specific application needs. Nylon 6 engineering plastic resins exhibit good strength, stiffness and toughness as well as excellent heat, chemical and abrasion resistance.

Engineering Plastics Products

  • Aegis® Resins

 

 

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The powerful engine of the modern car

Food Packaging

Food packaging must protect the food, appeal to the consumer and handle the rough and tumble of transport and handling. AdvanSix produces a number of nylon resins and films for flexible and rigid packaging. Aegis® Nylon 6 resins, for example, are tear- and puncture-resistant with excellent flexural strength, making them ideal for meats, cheeses and other packages having sharp edges. Aegis barrier resins offer excellent oxygen and CO₂ barrier properties to extend product shelf life and preserve flavor, color and aroma. And Capran® biaxially-oriented nylon films provide the flex-crack strength, puncture-resistance and clarity that are great for flexible pouches and retort packaging.

Food Packaging Products

  • Aegis® Resins
  • Aegis® Barrier Resins
  • Capran® Films

 

 

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Building and Construction

Innovations in building and construction are largely due to huge strides forward in materials of construction. Aegis® Nylon 6 resins from AdvanSix stand up to the rigors of tough environments, making them an excellent choice for wire and cable jacket materials used to protect everything from building wires to automotive cables.

Capran® films, on the other hand, provide excellent moisture permeation transport properties and oxygen barrier protection – giving them great air-tight characteristics.

Building and Construction Products

  • Aegis® Nylon 6 Resins
  • Capran® Films

 

 

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Composites

Capran® heat stabilized nylon films from AdvanSix offer a unique combination of toughness, heat- and chemical-resistance, dimensional stability and more. This is why they are widely used for vacuum bagging during the manufacture of critical composite parts, such as airplane parts and windmill blades. They are used in the molding process in which the composite is sealed up and vacuum is applied, putting mechanical pressure on the laminate during cure. Success requires a tough, dependable film.

Composites Products

  • Capran® Heat Stabilized Nylon Films

 

 

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Wind power station. Ecological energy composition

Plant Nutrients

AdvanSix provides agricultural plant nutrients under the Sulf-N® brand. Sulf-N® Fertilizers are research-tested and field-proven crop nutrients that include both readily available sulfate sulfur and loss-resistant ammonium nitrogen. Primary uses include fertilizer bulk blending or direct application to deliver the essential nutrients to farmers’ crops. AdvanSix is also the world’s largest single-site producer of ammonium sulfate, ensuring a reliable supply of quality material.

Plant Nutrients Products

  • Granular Sulf-N® Ammonium Sulfate
  • Mid-grade Sulf-N® Ammonium Sulfate
  • Soluble size Sulf-N® Ammonium Sulfate

 

 

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Paints & Coatings

Paints and coatings serve two primary functions: protection and decoration. AdvanSix has many products that are used as solvents, additives, and modifiers in paints and coatings applications. We are also actively developing new molecules that provide enhanced properties and lower toxicity in this market.

Paints & Coatings Products

  • Acetone
  • EZ-Blox™ Anti-Skinning Agent
  • MEKO
  • Nadone® Cyclohexanone
  • Naxol® Cyclohexanol
  • Alpha Methyl Styrene

 

 

Varnish

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Plastic and Resin Intermediates

Plastics and resin intermediates supplied by AdvanSix are the building blocks for many plastics and resins used in everyday life. Key applications include consumer products, housing and automotive. MMA from acetone, for example, is the building block for acrylic plastics, BPA from phenol and acetone are the building blocks for polycarbonates and epoxy resins, phenol is the building block for phenolic resins, AMS is the building block for adhesive resins and ABS plastics, and nadone is the building block for Nylon 6.

Plastic and Resin Intermediates Products

  • Phenol
  • Acetone
  • AMS
  • Nadone® Cyclohexanone
  • Naxol® Cyclohexanol

 

 

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