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  1. Water + Air + Electricity = Hydrogen Peroxide

    The production of hydrogen peroxide can be much safer and simpler through a process developed at Rice University

  2. Materials’ Increased Capacity, Efficiency Could Lower The Bar For Hydrogen Technology

    Hydrogen as a carbon-free energy source could expand into a variety of sectors, including industrial processes, building heat and transportation. Currently, it powers a growing fleet of zero-emission vehicles, including trains in Germany, buses in South Korea, cars in California and forklifts worldwide

  3. Piedmont Accelerating Lithium Hydroxide Strategy

    Piedmont Lithium Limited (“Piedmont” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that in response to strong interest from prospective lithium hydroxide customers, the Company is accelerating development of its lithium chemical plant and is compressing its Project timeline into a single-stage targeting lithium chemical production in late-2022

  4. Clariant Catalysts And Wuxi Xiyuan Join Forces In Off-Gas Treatment For Silver-Based Formaldehyde Plants

    Clariant’s Catalysts business unit has intensified its collaboration with Wuxi Xiyuan to support China’s formaldehyde producers with innovative, sustainable off-gas treatment. The advanced emission control solution combines a new technology from Wuxi Xiyuan with Clariant’s high-performance EnviCat VOC catalysts, and is specially designed for producers using silver-based processes

  5. Reactions On The Edge

    From chemical production to exhaust gas purification to the chemical storage of solar energy: many technical processes would not be possible without catalysts. In the chemical industry, the vast majority of products produced come into contact with at least one heterogeneous catalyst

  6. Polyamides From Terpenes: Amorphous Caramid-R And Semi-Crystalline Caramid-S

    The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB is using a new, recently patented process to develop new polyamides from the terpene 3-carene, a residual material from the cellulose industry

  7. Honeywell To Provide Oleflex Technology To Ronesans Holding To Boost Propylene Production In Turkey

    Honeywell announced recently that Ceyhan Polipropilen Uretim A.Ş. will use Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex technology to produce 457,000 metric tons per year of polymer-grade propylene for a new petrochemicals complex in Ceyhan, Turkey

  8. Arkema Expands Its Orgasol Specialty Polyamide Powders Capacity In France

    Arkema has successfully brought on stream a new production line for ultra-high performance polyamide 12 powders at the Mont plant in France. The Group thus increases its global capacity by over 50% to support the increase in demand for fast-growing niche industrial applications, in particular in the coatings, personal care, composites and 3D printing markets

  9. USW Members Ratify New Contract At Dow Chemical Plant In Deer Park

    Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 13-1 voted today to ratify a new contract with Rohm and Haas Texas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical, that covers about 235 workers at the company's facility in Deer Park

  10. Schenck Process Introduces New Modular Loss-In-Weight Feeder System

    The new SIMPLEX FB 650 is the perfect solution for feeding plastic flakes, cellulose, hemp, glass or carbon fibers and other virgin or recycled materials for plastic film or compounding applications.