Zhou Jian, who runs Suzhou Xingyuan Special Fine Chemical Co. Ltd is an expert on the curing agent MOCA (4,4′-methylene-bis (2-chloroaniline)) ,for use with cast polyurethane elastomers (CPUs).
Zhou sees CPUs as alternatives to all industrial rubber products, with far better properties, “ten times better than the average rubber,” he claims.
Mining, sports, leisure, military, waterproofing – the materials have diverse uses, he added.
Zhou, who is also vice-chairman of the CPUIA (China’s polyurethane industry association),has many years’ experience – 30 at least – of working with MOCA and other cast PU curing agents.
Zhou claims Xingyuan is the no 1 player globally in this sector. “All our products have been made using state-of-the-art techno logy.” The company’s capacity totals 20 kilotonnes a year, said Zhou. Xingyuan is privately owned, with annual sales at about RMB…