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by bejoy
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Actualities about Plutonium
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Actualities about Plutonium

Plutonium is a chemical element with the atomic number 94 which is radioactive in nature with the chemical formula of Pu and with the atomic number of 94. Plutonium is of silvery-gray appearance that stains when exposed to air, as the metal oxidizes quickly, producing a mixture of oxide and hydride ...
by bejoy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: New materials to solve hypersonic travel heat up issue
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New materials to solve hypersonic travel heat up issue

Researchers at The University of Manchester in collaboration with Central South University (CSU), China, have created a new kind of ceramic coating that could revolutionise hypersonic travel for air, space and defence purposes. Hypersonic travel means moving at Mach five or above, which is at least ...
by bejoy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: New boron nitride foam soaks up carbon dioxide
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Views: 1498

New boron nitride foam soaks up carbon dioxide

Rice University materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride (h-BN) that absorbs carbon dioxide. They discovered freeze-drying h-BN turned it into a macro-scale foam that disintegrates in liquids. But adding a bit of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) in...
by bejoy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Acrylic coatings to provide eco-friendly solutions
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Views: 1532

Acrylic coatings to provide eco-friendly solutions

Acrylic surface coatings are fast-drying paints comprising pigments suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. These coatings are made up of a methacrylic or acrylic polymer that possesses strong colour retention property. Acrylic coatings are soluble in water; however, they become water-resistant in th...
by bejoy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: An Introduction Tin Element(Sn)| WorldOfChemicals
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An Introduction Tin Element(Sn)| WorldOfChemicals

The discovery of tin is unknown as the time or the location of discovery was dated long back. Tools or weapons including tin was discovered by human’s years ago in 3,000 BC. Tin is the oldest man-made object that contain tin is the Bronze. Bronze is the element that contains both copper and tin. H...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Safeguarding from perils of industrial and vehicular polluti
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Safeguarding from perils of industrial and vehicular polluti

The growing urbanization has made air pollution one of the larger killers and India cannot remain complacent. The dynamic Indian economy continues to battle the rising level of pollution with air pollution being one of the greatest hindrances for development. The rising GDP and rapid industrial grow...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Rarely Known Facts of Stainless Steel
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Rarely Known Facts of Stainless Steel

Stainless steel also known as iron steel and inox is a combination of metals with 10.5 Percentage of chromium content in it. Stainless steel is prominent for its corrosion resistance. It does not easily oxidize, rusts or stains with water as any other steel does. A common use for stainless steel is ...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Few Interesting Facts Of Bronze
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Few Interesting Facts Of Bronze

1. Elements that make up bronze. Bronze is the first alloy developed by human being, and it forms a gold-coloured, delicate metal that is used in manufacturing tools. Bronze is a combination of metals basically of copper and with 12 percent tin. It is also the addition of other metals for example: a...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: IMCD distribute Givaudan flavours in Western Europe
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IMCD distribute Givaudan flavours in Western Europe

IMCD NV has signed an exclusive agreement with Givaudan, to distribute the company’s flavours range in the food and nutrition markets across Germany, France, Italy, Spain, UK, Benelux and Nordics. Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours. Through this new partnership agreement, IM...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:41 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: 7 earthquakes linked fracking hit Oklahoma: Survey
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7 earthquakes linked fracking hit Oklahoma: Survey

Over a 28-hour span last week, Oklahoma was shaken by seven unique earthquakes. According to the US Geological Survey, the events started, when five quakes struck the central part of the state. Then, two more earthquakes were measured during the early hours of next morning. All of the earthquakes we...
by bejoy
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: New method dramatically simplifies olefin synthesis
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Views: 1731

New method dramatically simplifies olefin synthesis

Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a new method that greatly simplifies, and in many cases enables for the first time, the making of a vast range of organic molecules. The new method, decarboxylative alkenylation, easily turns carboxylic acids, a relatively cheap, abun...
by bejoy
Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Nuberg bags hydrogen peroxide turnkey project in Egypt
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Views: 1590

Nuberg bags hydrogen peroxide turnkey project in Egypt

Nuberg has been awarded a contract by El Nasr Co for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC) for technology, engineering and construction of hydrogen peroxide plant in Giza, Egypt. The €15 million turnkey project will manufacture hydrogen peroxide of technical, chemical and food grade with production capaci...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Bayer, Rothamsted partner sustainable crop care solutions
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Views: 1614

Bayer, Rothamsted partner sustainable crop care solutions

Bayer AG and Rothamsted Research have entered into a strategic framework agreement to improve collaborations in scientific areas, that will support the development of more customized agronomic solutions for farmers. Building on a track record of collaborations, the partners are forming this strategi...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: EPA, Pharmacia agree address dioxin contamination at Kanawha
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EPA, Pharmacia agree address dioxin contamination at Kanawha

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site, in West Virginia. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the conflu...
by bejoy
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Chemistry forum
Topic: Fracturing chemicals fluids market driven by rising energy
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Views: 1663

Fracturing chemicals fluids market driven by rising energy

The global fracking chemicals & fluids market size was valued at $23.98 billion in 2016, and is projected to grow at an estimated CAGR of 10.3 percent from 2017 to 2025. Growing energy demand for energy owing to the increasing population is expected to be the key factor driving market growth, ac...