Tetrahydrofuran Production Cost Reports


The report provides a detailed analysis essential for establishing a tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant. It encompasses all critical aspects necessary for tetrahydrofuran production, including the cost of tetrahydrofuran production, tetrahydrofuran plant cost, tetrahydrofuran production costs, and the overall tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant cost. Additionally, the study covers specific expenditures associated with setting up and operating a tetrahydrofuran production plant. These encompass manufacturing processes, raw material requirements, utility requirements, infrastructure needs, machinery and technology requirements, manpower requirements, packaging requirements, transportation requirements, and more.

Tetrahydrofuran Production Cost Report

Tetrahydrofuran (THF) is an organic compound, having a subtly pleasant smell which is widely used as a solvent in various chemical processes. THF is serves as a solvent that is frequently utilized in a variety of chemical processes and in the pharmaceutical industry to create a variety of medicines and pharmaceutical intermediates. It also serves as an intermediate step in creating spandex fibers, which are commonly utilized in the textile industry to create flexible garments. Coatings, adhesives, and sealants are just a few of the construction materials that are produced using THF.

The demand for THF is anticipated to increase in the upcoming years due to the expansion of the construction sector, particularly in emerging economies. Therefore, its usage in the manufacture of construction materials, such as adhesives, sealants, coatings, etc., boosts its demand in the construction industry. Moreover, the market for THF is also increasing along with the rising demand for spandex fibers in a variety of applications, which adds value to this commodity for textile industries. It also serves as a solvent, which is widely used in various chemical processes, creating pharmaceutical intermediates and medicines, which promotes its demand in the medical sector.

Furthermore, the availability and cost of production of tetrahydrofuran’s feedstock (butanediol), tetrahydrofuran market prices, distribution (including trading and shipping), logistics, etc., are some of the elements that influence an industrial tetrahydrofuran procurement. The global procurement of this commodity is greatly influenced by its necessity as a key component for the chemical, textile, and pharmaceutical industries.

Raw Material for Tetrahydrofuran Production

According to the Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant project report, the major raw materials for Tetrahydrofuran production include Butanediol.

Manufacturing Process of Tetrahydrofuran

The extensive Tetrahydrofuran production cost report consists of this major industrial manufacturing process:

  • Production from Butanediol: The process involves a common and low-risk method of producing tetrahydrofuran by dehydrating 1,4-butanediol in the presence of a zirconium sulphate catalyst.

It is an extremely flammable liquid that is transparent, colourless, and soluble in water, and most organic solvents. The molecular weight of tetrahydrofuran is 72.11 g/mol and its structural formula is C4H8O. The melting point and boiling point of tetrahydrofuran are -108.5°C and 66°C, respectively. The density of tetrahydrofuran is 0.89 g/cm³ at 20°C and its vapour pressure is 200 mmHg at 20°C. When handling tetrahydrofuran, appropriate safety measures should be taken because it is a potentially dangerous chemical.

Tetrahydrofuran Production Cost Processes with Cost Analysis

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Tetrahydrofuran Production from Butanediol

It presents the economics of Tetrahydrofuran (THF) production from butanediol (BDO) using a dehydration process.

Details: Germany - based plant   Q1 2024 From $ 2249.00 USD

Product Details

Particulars Details
Product Name Tetrahydrofuran
Scope Manufacturing Process: Process Flow, Material Flow, Material Balance

Raw Material and Product Specifications: Raw Material Consumption, Product and Co-product Generation

Land and Site Cost: Offsites/Civil Works, Equipment Cost, Auxiliary Equipment Costs, Contingency, Engineering and Consulting Charges, Working Capital

Variable Cost: Raw Material, Utilities, Other Variable Costs

Fixed Cost: Labor Requirements and Wages, Overhead Expenses, Maintenance Charges, Other Fixed Costs

Financing Costs: Interest on Working Capital, Interest on Loans

Other Costs: Depreciation Charges, General Sales and Admin Cost
Currency US$ (Data can also be provided in the local currency)
Pricing and Purchase Options Basic: US$ 2499
Premium: US$ 3499
Enterprise: US$ 4799
Customization Scope The report can be customized as per the requirement of the customer
Post-Sale Analysts Report 10-12 weeks of post-purchase analyst support after report delivery for any queries from the deliverable
Delivery Format PDF and Excel format through email (editable version in PPT/Word format of the report can be also provided on special request)

Key Questions Answered in This Report

  • What are the key requirements for setting up a Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant?
  • How is Tetrahydrofuran manufactured?
  • What is the process flow involved in producing Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What are the raw material requirements and costs for producing Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What is the total size of land required for setting up a Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant?
  • What are the construction requirements for setting up a Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements for producing Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What are the utility requirements and costs for producing Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What are the manpower requirements for producing Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What are the average salaries/wages of manpower working in a Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant?
  • What are the packaging requirements and associated costs for Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What are the transportation requirements and associated costs for Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What are the capital costs for setting up a Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant?
  • What are the operating costs for setting up a Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant?
  • What should be the price of Tetrahydrofuran?
  • What will be the income and expenditures for a Tetrahydrofuran manufacturing plant?

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