Uses of PTA (Terephthalic acid)

  • Polyester fibers based on PTA both alone and in blends with natural and other synthetic fibers.
  • Polyester films based on PTA are used in audio and video recording tapes, data storage tapes, photographic films, labels and other sheet material.
  • Raw material for production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is the main PTA derivative.
  • Pharmaceutical industry : raw material for drugs.
  • Raw material for production of polyesters used in fabrication of powder and water-soluble coatings.