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IPT/Green Chem to Enable Invista License Green Chem’s Fluid Catalytic Cracking Technology Outside China

IPT/Green Chem to Enable Invista License Green Chem’s Fluid Catalytic Cracking Technology Outside China

INVISTA’s technology and licensing business — INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT) — and Beijing Huiersanji Green Chem Co., Ltd. (Green Chem), a Beijing-based technology licensing company, have reached an agreement to enable INVISTA to license Green Chem’s fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) offgas technology outside of China. [More]
Three Co-Founders of Cornell Spinoff, Novomer Receive 2016 Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success

Three Co-Founders of Cornell Spinoff, Novomer Receive 2016 Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success

The three co-founders of Novomer, a startup company based on Cornell research, have received the 2016 Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success from the American Chemical Society (ACS), the society has announced. [More]
Electrolytic Process Converts Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Valuable Carbon Nanofibers

Electrolytic Process Converts Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Valuable Carbon Nanofibers

A new chemical technology, promising to convert captured atmospheric CO2 into high-quality carbon nanofibers, was presented at the 2015 ACS meeting and exposition. [More]
Advion Releases CheMS Software for Expression Compact Mass Spectrometer Product Line at 250th ACS National Meeting

Advion Releases CheMS Software for Expression Compact Mass Spectrometer Product Line at 250th ACS National Meeting

Advion, Inc., a leading systems and consumables developer for the life sciences industry, announced during this week's 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Boston, Massachusetts the release of software for its expression compact mass spectrometer (CMS) product line, greatly increasing ease-of-use for mass spectrometry in many chemistry applications. This software, titled CheMS, along with the release of new bundled systems configured specifically for the chemist's workflows, enables simpler than ever lab-based mass spectrometry. [More]

At-Line Analysis of Sulfur in Fuels Using ED-XRF Spectroscopy is Detailed in New Application Brief from SPECTRO Analytical

A new application brief explaining how the use of ED-XRF spectroscopy for at-line analysis of sulfur in fuels can cut production delays from days to minutes is available to download from the SPECTRO website. [More]
Magritek Reviews the Current Use of Benchtop NMR in Real-Time Monitoring and Optimization of Chemical Reactions

Magritek Reviews the Current Use of Benchtop NMR in Real-Time Monitoring and Optimization of Chemical Reactions

Magritek, a leading provider of compact NMR and MRI instruments, announce the posting of a new educational video on following chemical reactions in real time on the bench using the Magritek Spinsolve NMR spectrometer. [More]
Solid-State Battery Electrolyte for Safer and Longer-Lasting Device Usage

Solid-State Battery Electrolyte for Safer and Longer-Lasting Device Usage

A team of researchers from MIT and Samsung, along with others from California and Maryland, have developed a solid electrolyte which could vastly improve battery lifetime and safety. [More]
Highly Saturated Pyrotechnic Red Flames Without Formation of Carcinogenic Compounds

Highly Saturated Pyrotechnic Red Flames Without Formation of Carcinogenic Compounds

The carmine color of pyrotechnic flares used in military and civilian environments arises from the combustion of strontium salts, some based on chlorides. [More]
Syrris to Introduce Orb Jacketed Reactor System at 250th American Chemical Society Meeting

Syrris to Introduce Orb Jacketed Reactor System at 250th American Chemical Society Meeting

Syrris will be launching Orb, a novel jacketed reactor system at the 250th American Chemical Society Meeting and Exposition on the 16th of August 2015. Orb combines exceptional value and high quality construction with unique user-friendly features and reliable performance for batch chemistry. Designed for process development and kilo labs, the compact benchtop system is ideal for numerous applications, including production, crystallizations, process development, work-ups, reaction optimization, distillations and bioreactions. [More]
Eurenco Ensures Safety of Production Processes with Syrris ChemiSens Calorimeter

Eurenco Ensures Safety of Production Processes with Syrris ChemiSens Calorimeter

Explosives manufacturer Eurenco, based in Karlskoga, Sweden, relies on a ChemiSens Calorimeter to ensure the safety of its production processes. Helen Stenmark, R&D manager for explosives and propellants, explained: “Safety is paramount when you are working with explosives. Our reactions involve a great deal of energy, and it is vital to have the right equipment – for cooling and stirring, for example – to safely control the process.” [More]