News - 29 Mar 2010
Engineering yeast to transform sugars more efficiently into alcohols could be an economically and environmentally sound way to replace fossil fuels, say scientists presenting at the Society for...
News - 14 Jul 2009
iSmithers Rapra Publishing has announced the release of Polyvinyl Alcohol: Materials, Processing and Applications.
For a number of years, plastic wastes have been accumulating at such a rate that...
News - 27 Apr 2009
Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a leading global chemical company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) business, which had 2008 annual sales of...
News - 30 May 2008
ANGUS Chemical Company (ANGUS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), and the leading manufacturer of nitroalkane-based chemistry, introduces CORRGUARD™ EXT Amino Alcohol...
News - 28 Nov 2007
BASF is to raise production capacity in Ludwigshafen for higher oxo alcohols by 80,000 metric tons to a total of 390,000 metric tons per year. The additional capacity is earmarked mainly for the...
News - 29 Aug 2006
Fuel ethanol could be cheaply and quickly converted into the purer, cleaner alcohol that goes into alcoholic drinks, cough medicines, mouth washes and other products requiring food-grade alcohol, say...
Article - 8 Mar 2012
Distillers are required to ensure that their finished products contain the optimum strength of alcohol. This is crucial for legal, tax and economic purposes. Near Infrared Spectroscopy is presented...
Organic acids, carbohydrates and alcohols are important in the manufacture of many biofuels, foods and pharmaceuticals. The System Sugar Analytic is a dedicated system specially designed to separate...
Article - 4 Apr 2019
This article discusses how to measure alcohol content with a Benchtop qNMR.
Article - 11 Dec 2018
The method of determining the hydroxyl number in polyols and oxo alcohols specified in DIN EN ISO 4629-2 derives its theory from the catalytic acetylation of the hydroxyl group.