Dinitrotoluene (DNT) (C?H?N?O?) is an organic compound synthesized by the reaction between toluene and nitric acid. It is widely used in chemical synthesis, polymers, explosives, dyes, plasticizers, deterrent coating, propellent, and waterproofing. It is highly combustible when exposed to heat or flame, reacts readily with oxidizing materials, and provides enhanced solubility in organic solvents, such as acetone, benzene, diethyl ether, and ethanol. As a result, DNT finds extensive applications across the chemical, explosive, plastics, automotive, and agriculture industries.
The increasing product utilization for manufacturing explosives is one of the key factors driving the market growth. DNT is widely used as a primary explosive in detonators, grenades, bombs, and mines that are widely utilized for construction, demolition, mining, and military applications. In addition, the rising product demand as a modifier for smokeless gunpowder in the munitions industry is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Furthermore, the increasing utilization of DNT to manufacture polyurethane foam for mattresses, coatings, textiles, packaging, insulation, automotive interior, and furniture is providing a considerable boost to the market growth. Additionally, the incorporation of the compound in plastic manufacturing to increase stability and prevent cracking in cold weather and as a solvent for resins, varnishes, and lacquers is creating a positive outlook for the market. Apart from this, the rising product demand in the agrochemical industry as an intermediate for manufacturing pesticides and herbicides to eradicate weeds and grasses is providing an impetus to the market growth. Moreover, the increasing adoption of DNT as a propellant for producing airbags used in automobiles is favoring the market growth. Other factors, including widespread product adoption in the processing of textiles, leather goods, dyes, and rubber, increasing utilization as a waterproofing agent in the mining and munition industry, and extensive research and development (R&D) activities, are anticipated to drive the market toward growth.
This production cost analysis report by Syndicated Analytics is the result of a comprehensive examination of the dinitrotoluene manufacturing process. The study covers all the requisite aspects that one needs to know while making a foray into the dinitrotoluene industry. It is based on the latest economic data and presents exhaustive insights about the primary process flow, raw material requirements, reactions involved, utility costs, operating costs, capital investments, pricing, margins, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake in the dinitrotoluene industry.
The following technical and economic aspects are included in the report:
- Market Trends
- Impact of COVID-19
- Major Regions
- Key Manufacturers
- Price Trends
- Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
- Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
- Raw Material Costs
- Utility Costs
- Labor Costs
- Packaging Costs
- Transportation Costs
- Land and Construction Costs
- Machinery Costs
- Profit Margins
- Product Pricing
Key Questions Answered in This Report-
- What are the various unit operations involved in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the raw material requirements and costs in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the utility requirements and costs in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the manpower requirements and costs in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the packaging requirements and costs in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the transportation requirements and costs in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the land requirements and costs in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the construction requirements and costs in manufacturing dinitrotoluene?
- What are the profit margins in dinitrotoluene?
- What should be the pricing mechanism of dinitrotoluene?
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2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.3 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Global Dinitrotoluene Market
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Historical and Current Market Performance
4.3 Impact of COVID-19
4.4 Market Forecast
4.5 Market Breakup by Segment
4.6 Market Breakup by Region
4.7 Price Trends
4.7.1 Dinitrotoluene Price Trends
4.7.2 Product Margins
5 Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing Process
5.1 Product Overview
5.2 Detailed Process Flow
5.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
5.4 Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
6 Production Cost Analysis
6.1 Raw Material Cost Analysis
6.1.1 Price Trend of Raw Materials Required
6.1.2 Total Expense on Raw Materials
6.2 Utility Cost Analysis
6.2.1 Electricity Costs
6.2.2 Steam Costs
6.2.3 Process Water Costs
6.2.4 Total Expense on Utilities
6.3 Operating Cost Analysis
6.3.1 Salaries and Wages
6.3.2 Plant Overheads
6.3.3 Tax and Insurance
6.3.4 Packaging Costs
6.3.5 Transportation Costs
6.3.6 Sales and Administration Costs
6.3.7 Total Operating Costs
6.4 Capital Cost Analysis
6.4.1 Land and Site Development Costs
6.4.2 Civil Work Costs
6.4.3 Plant Machinery and Commissioning Costs
126.96.36.199 Plant Machinery Costs
188.8.131.52 Auxiliary Equipment Cost
184.108.40.206 Electrical Works and Piping Costs
220.127.116.11 Other Fixed Costs
6.4.4 Working Capital Requirements for Plant Operation
6.4.5 Total Capital Investment Required
6.5 Total Production Cost
7.1 Raw Material Suppliers
7.2 Pant Machinery Suppliers
List of Figures
Figure 1: Global: Dinitrotoluene Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: Global: Dinitrotoluene Market: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2016-2021
Figure 3: Global: Dinitrotoluene Market Forecast: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 4: Global: Dinitrotoluene Market: Breakup by Segment (in %), 2021
Figure 5: Global: Dinitrotoluene Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2021
Figure 6: Dinitrotoluene: Price Trends, 2016 & 2021
Figure 7: Dinitrotoluene: Margins Across Various Stages of the Supply Chain
Figure 8: Dinitrotoluene: Breakup of Costs
Figure 9: Dinitrotoluene Price Structure
Figure 10: Dinitrotoluene: Manufacturing Process Flow
Figure 11: Dinitrotoluene: Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Raw Materials
Figure 12: Dinitrotoluene: Raw Material Price Trends, 2016 & 2021
List of Tables
Table 1: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Raw Material Requirements
Table 2: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Raw Material Costs
Table 3: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Electricity Costs
Table 4: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Steam Costs
Table 5: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Process Water Costs
Table 6: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Total Utility Costs
Table 7: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Salaries and Wages
Table 8: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Packaging Costs
Table 9: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Transportation Costs
Table 10: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Sales and Administration Costs
Table 11: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Total Operating Costs
Table 12: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Costs Related to Land and Site Development
Table 13: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Costs Related to Civil Works
Table 14: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Costs Related to Plant Machinery
Table 15: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Costs Related to Auxiliary Equipment
Table 16: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Costs Related to Electrical works and Piping
Table 17: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Total Costs Related to Plant Machinery and Commissioning
Table 18: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Working Capital Requirements
Table 19: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Total Capital Investment Required
Table 20: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Total Production Cost
Table 21: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Raw Material Suppliers
Table 22: Dinitrotoluene Manufacturing: Machinery Suppliers