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by bejoy
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Inventory Management in the Chemical Industry
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Views: 20055

Inventory Management in the Chemical Industry

The chemical industry is a vast and diverse industry, comprising of various sectors. Within the chemical industry, there are various chemicals, raw materials and feedstocks that get stacked up in the warehouses. This unused chemical stock eats up your storage space and your investment. In the produc...
by bejoy
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: What is the chemistry of a perfume?
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Views: 3088

What is the chemistry of a perfume?

Since the beginning of history recorded, human beings have sought to mask or augment their own body odor by applying perfume, which imitates nature’s pleasant smells. Many natural and man-made materials have been utilized or extracted to make perfumes. No perfume smells the same on any two people,...
by bejoy
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: General facts of Disinfectants
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Views: 2878

General facts of Disinfectants

Disinfectants are chemicals that are utilized in objects and surfaces for the purpose of eradicating microorganisms that grow on them. Different range of disinfectants is made in use for different reasons. Disinfectants can be generally isolated as three major kinds, that is, air, water and surface ...
by bejoy
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Interesting facts about Silver Nitrate
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Views: 4070

Interesting facts about Silver Nitrate

Silver nitrate is an inorganic chemical compound with formula AgNO3. Silver nitrate is basically silver salt, which has powerful antiseptic properties. German Catholic Dominican friar Albertus Magnus, created silver nitrate in the 13th century. By dissolving the silver, he documented the nitric acid...
by bejoy
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Cracking: Breaking up larger molecules
Replies: 0
Views: 1593

Cracking: Breaking up larger molecules

Cracking in petro chemistry, organic chemistry and petroleum geology is the process in which complex large hydrocarbons are broken down into lighter hydrocarbons molecules, by breaking carbon-carbon bonds. The end products from this process are strongly dependent on the temperature and catalysts pre...
by bejoy
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Role of Alcohol in general chemistry
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Views: 1695

Role of Alcohol in general chemistry

An alcohol is an organic compound wherein the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a saturated carbon atom. For a compound to be an alcohol it must be an oxygen hydrogen group (-OH) or of a hydroxyl group. Alcohol is an organic compound that comes in numerous varied forms or structures. Alc...
by bejoy
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Catalysis and its importance in chemical industry
Replies: 0
Views: 1629

Catalysis and its importance in chemical industry

Reactant needs to overcome specific energy, namely activation energy in respect to form products. The activation energy is the variance within the energy of transition state and the reactant species. Certain reactant molecules have adequate kinetic energy to overcome the energy restriction whereas o...
by bejoy
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: What is Alkylation?
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Views: 1877

What is Alkylation?

Alkylation: Alkylation is the process of transferring an alkyl group from one molecule to another. Alkyl substituent is an alkane which have one missing hydrogen atom. It is basically the process of introducing hydrocarbons into chemicals. An alkyl group molecule has general formula as CnH2n+1, wher...
by bejoy
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: An Ultimate Guide on Diamond
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Views: 1589

An Ultimate Guide on Diamond

History and Etymology: In 4th century BC, diamonds were first discovered and mined in India. Diamond in India had been known for at least 3000 years but 6000 years most likely. Diamonds popularity got increased since 19th century after its increase in supply, improved polishing and cutting technique...
by bejoy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Assertions about graphene in chemistry
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Views: 1625

Assertions about graphene in chemistry

Graphene is allotrope of carbon that forms sp2 bonded atoms which that has a structure of two-dimensional, hexagonal lattice. It is the elementary structural element of allotropes, comprising graphite, charcoal, carbon nanotubes and fullerene. Graphene is the solitary structure of carbon in which ev...
by bejoy
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Global BioLife develops breakthrough in modified low-calorie
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Views: 1751

Global BioLife develops breakthrough in modified low-calorie

Singapore eDevelopment Ltd (SeD) said that US biomedical subsidiary Global BioLife Inc has developed a breakthrough low-calorie, low glycemic index, natural, modified sugar Laetose – which has the potential to affect the world's sugar market. Global BioLife has established a collaboration with top...
by bejoy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: The Discovery of Four New Elements in the Periodic Table
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Views: 1659

The Discovery of Four New Elements in the Periodic Table

The international union of pure and applied chemistry (IUPAC) which is U.S.-centered world authority of chemistry on 28 November 2016 approved the designations and symbols of four new elements. These elements are named as nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts), and oganesson (Og), respective...
by bejoy
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Distinct Inferences of CFC's
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Views: 1391

Distinct Inferences of CFC's

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are organic compounds that is a hydrocarbons which encompass of carbon, chlorine, and fluorine, formed as volatile byproduct of methane, ethane, and propane. The utmost common symbolic of CFC’s are dichlorodifluoromethane or R-12 or Freon-12. They are utilized for the ma...
by bejoy
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Carbonic Acid: Occurrence, Preparation, Properties and Uses
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Views: 1523

Carbonic Acid: Occurrence, Preparation, Properties and Uses

Carbonic acid is a chemical compound with the chemical formula as H2CO3 and molecular formula as CH2O3. It is an inorganic weak acid, which exists only as a solution. Carbonic acid is also known as acid of air, aerial acid or dihydrogen carbonate. It forms two kinds of salts: carbonates and bicarbon...
by bejoy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Manufacturing of alumina through Bayer process
Replies: 1
Views: 7028

Manufacturing of alumina through Bayer process

Alumina: Alumina also known as Aluminium Oxide is an amphoteric oxide comprising of aluminium and oxygen. Alumina is symbolised as Al2O3. Alumina has the appearance of white solid like table salt. Alumina has a boiling point of 2980 degree Celsius and melting point of 2040 degree Celsius. Its molar ...