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Pure and Deionized Water Storing Procedures

28th June 2009
Water purification involves many processes which must be done with the utmost care. After all the phases ordinary water undergoes to become deionized, it must be stored properly to retain its integrity and purity. Deionization is the removal of ions -p... Read >

Glycerol: The Practical Answer To Dehydration In The Field Of Sports

18th June 2009
In a highly competitive sport event, it is not only the physical training and mental preparation that matters, water intake is also important. Ever wondered why sports drinks are so popular these days? Athletes have to replenish the lost fluids from physi... Read >

Things To Expect and Activities To Do When You Travel To The Antarctic

15th June 2009
When you decide to visit Antarctica, a visa is not necessary as there is no country that claims it as its territory. However, a passport is needed for unscheduled stops. Generally, your first stop is either in Argentina or Chile. This continent, which pra... Read >

Important Fact On the Moisturizing Benefits of Glycerol

13th June 2009
An average person can lose about 3 liters of water from a strenuous exercise especially when it is hot and muggy. This loss may occur via respiration and perspiration. Experts say that when the body loses one and a half liters of water, endurance and perf... Read >

The Significance Of Glycerol In The Maturation of Skin Cells

12th June 2009
Personal care products like creams, lotions and soaps contain glycerol, a compound known to be a humectant. It attracts moisture and keeps skin feeling smooth and supple. It prevents dryness, too. This is why lots of products for the skin contain the comp... Read >

The Different Properties And Applications Of Glycerine

10th June 2009
Glycerine, also spelled glycerin, is a kind of organic compound known as sugar alcohol with a chemical formula C3H8O3. It occurs as a sweet-tasting, viscous liquid that is colorless and odorless. It is miscible in water and generally non-toxic. In nature ... Read >

The Principal Uses of Sodium Hydroxide In Various Industries

06th June 2009
Sodium hydroxide, also known as lye or caustic soda, is of importance to not one but various industries. Its chemical formula is NaOH and it is described as an odorless, white crystalline substance. It is available, commercially, either in solid form like... Read >

Numerous Commercial Uses And Advantages Of Glycerine

05th June 2009
A chemical with a molecular formula HOCH2-CHOH- CH2OH is known as glycerol or glycerine. It is one of the versatile chemicals and one of the safest in the planet. It is an organic compound containing three hydroxyl groups which gives it the name as a trih... Read >

Sodium Hydroxide Processing and First Aid Measures

04th June 2009
Sodium hydroxide is one of the strongest alkaline with a chemical formula NaOH. It is also known as lye or caustic soda. Industries use this compound in manufacturing paper, pulp, textiles, soap, and many cleaning agents. This strong base forms heat-evolv... Read >

Safety Data: Things You Need To Know When Dealing With Nitric Acid

01st June 2009
Possibly the most common use of nitric acid is in the production of nitrogen-based fertilizers. The US production per year reaches an approximate total of 11 million tons coming from about 65 manufacturing plants around the country. Meanwhile, in the UK, ... Read >

Hotel Key Cards And The Wide Array Of Benefits They Provide

29th May 2009
The use of metal keys for opening your hotel room is a thing of the past already. Today, most local and international hotel chains now offer high-tech hotel key cards, which allow their guests easy access to their rooms. For hotel guests, these access car... Read >

Recognizing The Principal Properties of Sodium Hydroxide

29th May 2009
Sodium hydroxide is an important industrial chemical. It is used in manufacturing soaps and detergents, household cleaning agents, paper, and textiles. Pure form of this inorganic base occurs as a white solid commonly available in form of granules, flakes... Read >

Production Procedures Involving Industrial Grade Nitric Acid

18th May 2009
Being one of the four most important inorganic acids in the world as well as identified as one of the top ten chemical manufactured in the US, nitric acid production is an intricate and elaborate process but one which has been refined over years of resear... Read >

Nitric Acid In Several Applications: As Fertilizer, Cleaning Substance As Well As In Explosives

18th May 2009
Heard of TNT, nitroglycerine and Semtex? What do they have in common? If you are not really familiar with chemicals, the one compound that is present in these, or is a derivative of, is nitric acid. Nitric acid is extremely harmful. It is highly corros... Read >

Acetic Acid In Vinegar: A Few Household Applications To Live By

13th May 2009
Acetic acid is one of the most important industrial acids. It is found in textile and garment industry. Paints and solvents require the application of acetic acid, as well. Manufacturing of paper, adhesives and inks demands the presence of acetic acid. It... Read >
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