Caloric’s hydrogen boosts polysilicon production in Taiwan


The hydrogen demand for a new polysilicon facility being built in Taiwan will be covered with Caloric units.

With this newly revealed contract Caloric establishes itself as a competent and reliable partner for this growing industry, after having delivered two other plants within a short timeframe.

The polysilicon production will be supplied by two independent Caloric’s HC steam reforming units using natural gas as feedstock. Each unit produces 2,500 Nm³/h hydrogen with purity of 99,9999%. This arrangement enhances the general availability of the production complex.

Caloric will provide engineering and equipment, a corresponding distributed control system (DCS), as well as technical assistance services during the erection, commissioning and start-up, scheduled for third quarter of 2012.

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