In 1936, the Laboratory Equipment Company introduced the first rapid carbon determinator to the American iron and steel industry. Today, 75 years later, LECO is recognized globally as a leader in...
Article - 24 Jul 2003
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses.
Article - 23 Jul 2001
Ancient Chinese and Hindus were familiar with mercury (Hg). The metal was also found in Egyptian tombs of 1500 BC. Mercury rarely occurs as such in nature.
Article - 6 Apr 2006
This study comprises a simple and innovative approach for the synthesis of á-alumina powders involving the use of the metal organic precursor aluminum formate Al(O2CH)3 and phase transformations...
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...
News - 16 Aug 2022
A team of researchers recently published a paper in the journal Environmental Research that comprehensively reviewed cellulase enzyme-producing marine actinobacteria in the context of bioenergy...
News - 6 Apr 2006
Low-Temperature Formation of alpha alumina powders via metal organic synthesis.
Alumina is an important technical ceramic, extensively used in microelectronics, catalysis, refractories, abrasives...
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.
News - 28 Jan 2016
A new water filtration system has been developed by ETH researchers. In comparison to existing systems ,it is highly efficient in isolating toxic radioactive substances and heavy metal ions present in...