Solvay launches NOCOLOK production at its fluorochemical joint venture in China

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Tuesday, 01 July 2014

With the launch of the NOCOLOK flux agent for aluminium brazing, Solvay is reinforcing its position as a supplier of chemicals to China’s fluorochemicals market and hopes to boost demand of refrigerants and air-conditioning systems in the automotive and construction markets.

Belgium-based chemicals manufacturer, Solvay SA, has launched the production of fluoroaluminates-based NOCOLOK for aluminium brazing at its Lansol Fluorochemicals joint venture (JV) operation in Quzhou, China.

Hydrofluoric acid (HF) is the main end-market for fluorspar at a minimum grade of 97% fluorite (CaF2), known as acid spar. The Belgian chemicals...

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