News - 17 Feb 2006
Dutch researcher Ferry Winter of Utrecht University has developed a heterogeneous catalyst for the production of the industrially important solvent methyl isobutyl ketone. With the new catalyst the...
News - 23 Mar 2009
Future growth is expected in global demand for PVC, particularly in Asia, India and Latin America according to Jon Nash, Strategic Research Director at Applied Market Information. Construction...
News - 17 May 2011
Kisuma Chemicals, a worldwide supplier of synthetic hydrotalcites and magnesium hydroxide for plastic uses, has signed a new distribution agreement with Advanced Polymer Trading (APT). Under the terms...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Clay-based nanocomposites are generally combinations of clays and polymers. Intercalated hybrids maintain a clay-like structure, with increased spacings between layers, while in exfoliated hybrids the...
News - 13 Jun 2007
Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. announced today the introduction of a series of new products, which are specifically designed for the polyolefins and compounding markets. The products are commercially...
News - 8 Oct 2010
Research and Marketshas announced the addition of the "Advances in New Catalytic Materials" report to their offering.
Series: Advanced Materials Research Vol. 132
News - 5 Feb 2021
Many different catalysts that promote the conversion of glucose to sorbitol have been studied; however, most offer certain properties while requiring compromises on others. Now, researchers from Osaka...
News - 29 Apr 2010
PVC recipes are currently evolving to take into account legislation against the use of heavy metal stabilisers worldwide, trends in flame retardants and the controversies over the use of some...
News - 2 Sep 2022
By utilizing metal oxides, researchers have overcome a significant obstacle in carbon capture, energy storage, and gas purification for greener manufacturing.
Close-up of the metal oxides. Image...
Article - 22 Jun 2022
Magnesium is often coated with phytic acid to overcome certain functional limitations. This article sheds light on the advantages and limitations of magnesium alloys with phytic acid coatings.