In 1908, Thomas Sullivan, a tea importer from New York, accidentally invented the teabag. As a gimmick, Sullivan had sent potential customers small silk bags filled with tealeaves.
    Instead of emptying the sample bags, these potential customers simply dropped them into a teakettle. A new and thrilling discovery which brought on the production of teabags.
    Silk was replaced by paper. Fact: Delamine supplies the essential elements which keep the bag together when you make your favourite cup of tea. Cheers!

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    Asphalt has been used almost forever. The Mesopotamians used it to waterprooftheir baths as did the Phoenicians with their ships.
    In 625 BC the existence of an asphalt road was recorded in Babylon. Yet it isn’t untill the year 1870 when the Belgian chemist Edmund]. Desmedt invents the modern asphalt concrete. In 1900, Frederick]. Warren patents a new kind, a combination made of bitumen and a mineral aggregate (sand and pebbles), which is widely used nowadays. This combination is held together by our raw materials. Delamine is at the base of your mobility.

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    When you’re filling up at the petrol station, you probably don‘t realize that you‘re also pumping a few Delamine componants.

    Oil and petrolproducts contain several additions to enhance performance.
    For instance ‘ashless dispersants’ make sure injectors don’t clog up and a mix of fuel additives ensures a cleaner combustion. This prolongs the longevity of vital engine parts and reduces emissions. Isn’t that moving?

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    Polyurethane or PU doesn‘t mean much to you? Look around. There’s a pretty large chance that quite a few of your posessions are made of it.
    Your car has been sprayed with it.
    your children rollerblade on it, it’s in elastic clothing. in pillows, matrasses and even in the chair you’re sitting on! But it's also in refridgerators. insulation materials or pur foam. PU is not a burden to the environment. PU can be melted down and reused. Delamine supplies the raw materials for this unique melting process. A sustainable development.

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    In 1928 Alexander Felming discovered the first antibiotic. This caused a breakthrough in the battle against germs and diseases. There was talk of a ‘wonder drug’ which boasted both a large effectiveness as well as little side effects. Since then, research hasn’t stood still.

    The modern day generation of antibiotics has uses for man and animals alike.
    Our Piperazine is an important element in Viagra. But it is also used in fire retardent materials. Hot stuff!

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    Chelating agents make our daily life easier. They form multiple bonds with metal ions which have several beneficial effects.
    In the process of food conservation, in softening your shampoo, soap or laundry. Or even in sportsdrinks.
    Yes, even while you're in the chair of the dentist.
    To make sure your root canal treatment is just that tiny bit more comfortable.
    By irrigating the root canal and the straining of freed metal particles. Of course you'll have to grit your teeth and bear up, but Delamine makes it just a little less hard.

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    Anyone who has ever tried to expertly seal up a rotten windowframe, knows what epoxy curing agents are.
    Amongst others, they’re on that small, coloured strip that forms the mass into a hard substance. This hardener forms the base for boat hulls, concrete, floortoppings or glue.
    Even NASA uses EPA’s in the heatshields for their rockets. It ensures that great architectural constructions like the Golden Gate Bridge or windturbines are weather- and windresistent. This sustainable coating deflects tedious and often hard to carry out maintenance. Can I have your coat?

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    To safeguard our food production, fungicides are indispensable.
    This need tracks back to the scale increase of our agriculture and market gardening industry. In the 40’s fungicides may have been kill—or—cure remedies, from the 80's onwards a wide range has been developed, aiming at effectiviness yet trying to remain eco—friendly.
    The main ingredient in our crop protectors are EBCD‘s which mostly prevent leaf diseases. Delamine helps to ensure that your daily (wholewheat)bread. but also your potatoes. tomatoes, fruits and vegetables reach your table.

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    Ask any elderly person; white laundry used to be whiter in the old days.
    They'd hang it to dry on a Monday. Scrubbed the clothing on a washboard with soap after which it was rinsed with blueing water.
    Today, machines have freed us from this tedious labour. Partially, thanks to Delamine.
    We provide the raw materials for bleach activators —you know, those little blue specks in your detergent— which help you wash cleaner, even at lower temperatures.

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    Welcome to Delamine

    Perhaps this is the first time you’ve come in contact with us but it probably won’t be the last time. We are present in virtually each and every one of your days and in those of your customers. Because Delamine covers a specific field of chemistry; ethylene amines like EDA, DETA, TETA, TEPA, N-AEP, PEHA, HEPA, HEPA S-140, HEPA S-200 and Piperazine. These are useful aids for your shipbuilding or automotive industry. For road construction, customer products, healthcare or paint. Even your teabags, toilet paper or the diapers you use for your baby are powered by our amines.

    Delamine operates as the biggest single line EDC based manufacturer in the world. From our headquarters and own production plant in the Netherlands we export ethylene amines to well over 50 countries globally. Hereby interacting with more than 15 different strategic markets.

    We see chemical processing as a sane and solid solution for our daily life and future. We strive for top quality within REACH, health, safety and environmental regulations. We’re global, reliable and long-term thinkers, maximizing customer as well as employee satisfaction is important to us. In a no-nonsense, direct and flexible manner.

    We’re a company in search of excellence and continuity. Our production plant in Delfzijl illustrates this principle. It has such a high quality maintenance level, that even over the last 30 years it has remained state of the art. Nowadays our circuits are practically closed and we have refined our processes to be able to deliver you customized blends.

    Delamine contributes to all kinds of sustainable issues like new building methods or windmills. Delamine is here to stay and has an interesting and important place in all of our futures.

    "Delamine. Better together"