OzSmallBiz Chemicals Articles eLibrary

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Chemical Articles

Asia Set to Dominate Potassium Chemicals Market
A major new Study from British Sulphur Consultants on 'The Market for Potassium Chemicals' concludes that growth in demand for caustic potash (potassium hydroxide, or KOH) should average 4% per annum to 2006, but that there will be regional differences in growth patterns which have important implications for producers and consumers alike [More]

New-age Paint Thickening & Rheological Additives : Solvitex & Solvizen
For Paint Manufacturers worldwide, there has come a radical new development in the legion of Thickening Agents & Colloidal stabilizer for Aqueous Latex Paints. So far most of the companies producing aqueous Paint emulsions, the most preferred thickening agent was Hydroxy ethyl cellulose (HEC). The HEC based thixotropic additives is produced by some of the renowned multi-national companies such as Hercules, Akzo Nobel & Dow. [More]

Technology Leads To Reduction Of Nitrogen Generators' Size
As technology improved, so did the nitrogen generator systems, and recent discoveries have led to the reducing of the nitrogen generators size. [More]

The APSA Process In Nitrogen Generataors
Some of the new-generation nitrogen generators use the APSA process to generate nitrogen. This APSA process relies on the fractionated distillation of air at very low (cryogenic) temperatures, and in only one column. In other words, APSA nitrogen generators are nitrogen generators that use cryogenic distillation of air to generate nitrogen. [More]