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Polyvinyl alcohol hydrogels are used in embolization therapy, a minimally invasive treatment for hypervascularized tumors and arteriovenous malformations.
Article - 27 Aug 2002
'Depart' is a water soluble, biodegradable polyvinyl alcohol polymer. It is suited for use in injection moulding to form voids in mouldings. Its unique properties, how it works, biodegradable...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Plastic beer bottles made from PET offer numerous advantages over their glass counterparts. While they are not currently available, the advantages, disadvantages and technical issues are covered in...
News - 4 Jun 2009
BASF will present its chemical intermediates, catalysts and inorganics portfolio at the "ChemSpec" trade show in Barcelona, Spain, on June 17 and 18. ChemSpec Europe is considered one of the...
News - 10 Dec 2006
Thai Oleochemicals Company and Thai Fatty Alcohols Company have jointly commissioned Uhde to build a turnkey plant complex for the combined production of biodiesel (methyl ester) and fatty alcohols at...
Article - 31 Jul 2014
In use-wear analysis, traces remaining on the surfaces of stone tools are identified to reconstruct the method of operation of archaeological tools. Optical microscopy is traditionally used to...
News - 5 Jan 2021
Whether in beta-blockers to treat high blood pressure or in natural products: So-called vicinal aminoalcohols are high-quality organic compounds that are found in many everyday products. However,...
News - 5 Apr 2013
Owing to the huge array of applications, catalysis has long been dubbed as one of the most significant areas of process and synthetic chemistry. In fact, the vast majority of all chemical industrial...
Article - 9 Mar 2012
Fermentation is a highly complex process where many parameters can affect the final alcohol content and overall yield. This article shows the technological and economical benefits of using NIR...
Article - 27 Mar 2002
A comprehensive guide to titanium corrosion in a range of environments such as non-oxidising, acidic and chlorinated environments. A range of corrosion mechanisms for titanium are also covered such...