Ascend Performance Materials is uniquely positioned for the production of specialty chemical products and blends based on our acids, amines and esters. We offer customized solutions through formulated products and are committed to providing superior technical support and customer service. We are continuously expanding our product portfolio and improving product functionality through investment in R&D and capabilities.
Ascend specialty chemicals are used in a wide range of applications:
- Paints and coatings
- Solvents and strippers
- Plastic additives and plasticizers
- Oil, gas and mining
- Water treatment
- Lube esters and fuel additives
- Foundry resins
- Personal care detergents
FlexaTrac™-AGS, a dibasic acid (DBA), is a mixture of adipic, glutaric and succinic acids produced at Ascend's Pensacola, Florida, plant. FlexaTrac-AGS is offered as a water-soluble liquid or as flakes with low metal impurities.
FlexaTrac™-DME is an excellent solvent for many applications. Ascend offers several grades and mixtures of FlexaTrac-DME, ranging from highly purified grades to specific mixtures of two or three ester components.
FlexaTrac™-NTA (sodium nitrilotriacetate monohydrate) is an aminopolycarboxylate with a primary function to control polyvalent metal ions in aqueous solutions by sequestration.
FlexaTram™-BHM is a unique blend of bis(hexamethylene)triamine (BHMT) with formulated grades specifically designed for the oil and gas, coatings, paper, mining and asphalt industries.
FlexaTram™-DAM is a unique blend of cycloaliphatic and primary amines (C6 and heavier). Primary components are diaminocyclohexane (DACH) and hexamethylenediamine (HMD) as well as other multi-functional amines.
Hexatran™ (TAN-Triaminononane) is a unique trifunctional primary amine molecule and is available in a wide range of grades. The functionality and benefits of Hexatran are slightly different based on the market applications.
Hextranol™ is a superior and innovative coalescent for a wide range of paint applications.
Prionil™ is a leading specialty nitrile, commonly known as propionitrile, which serves as a building block to make many key intermediates used in agricultural, industrial, personal care and other applications.