For the filters producers it is important not only to work with first quality acetate tow, but also to pay attention to another important chemical product: triacetine Triacetine, chemical name glycerol triacetate, is a plasticizer. Triacetine plasticizes all the types of cellulose esters. It is accepted by American “F&D” as non-toxic plasticizer also for the food industry. Triacetine is used as main plasticizer for cigarette filters but not only. It has a great value in the pharmaceutical as solvent for anticeptics and fungicide. It is used in the foundry industry as binder for the preparation of the sand moulds and cores. It is used as solvent in the production of perfumes.
Recently, triacetine has also been used from the adhesive producers as replacement to the phatalates that were legally forbidden. Finally, triacetine also found applications in the dying and food fields. BTS supplies high quality triacetine, certified ISO 9001, used in the tobacco and food industries. In case of special requests, as a low acidity level, we can give support and assistance to the customer to obtain the best technical solutions.
The standard packaging is in drums of 240kg each shipped into 20’ or 40’ containers. One 20’ Container contains 80 drums for a total net weight of 19.200 kg. We can also provide drums of 1200kg each.
In case of special requests like low acidity, we can provide support and assistance to the customer to obtain the best technical solutions.