Article - 24 Aug 2015
Acetylacetone (2,4-pentanedione) is a beta-diketone that occurs in the form of enol and tautomeric keto mixture. In basic solution, this organic compound is deprotonated to form the acac or...
Article - 26 Feb 2002
The source of the term “galvanizing” is not really related to protecting steel from corrosion. The term was derived from the name of Italian physiologist Luigi Galvani.
Article - 18 May 2012
Coordinatively unsaturated aluminum ions on the surface of commercially available high purity a-Al2O3 powders produced by three different processes were evaluated by diffuse reflectance infrared...
For over 50 years, Zeus has grown to be a leader in the development and production of high-performance fluoropolymer tubing, as well as providing innovation in post-production finishing and strategic...
PEEK is a high-performance material with one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of all engineered polymer. The material is a highly rigid plastic with exceptional lubricity and offers a non-stop...
Article - 19 Jul 2006
Lithium is a silvery white metal. It is the lightest metal known to man and belongs to the alkali metals. The discovery, occurrence, production, properties and applications of lithium are discussed.
Article - 27 Nov 2001
Zinc coatings applied by from molten baths, electrochemical means, metallizing and mechanical plating etc onto structural steel can help protect it against corrosion. These methods and the properties...
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.
Article - 11 Aug 2017
The Optrode, a sensor from Metrohm for titrations with optical endpoint detection, was introduced in the last issue of Metrohm Information.
Article - 9 Aug 2017
Chemical imaging is currently utilized as a powerful tool for the determination of the chemical composition and heterogeneity with a sample. It is a widely-used process in analytical chemistry, but...