Magnesium Overview: Uses and Benefits for Treating Muscle Cramps

March 12, 2020

  The fourth most abundant mineral in the human body, magnesium plays an important role in more than 300 bodily chemical reactions. Chemically,..

Hydrogen and Carbon Used as Solvent Degreasers for Industrial Cleaning

March 9, 2020

  Industrial cleaning and degreasing is an unpleasant but necessary task. Whether you run a manufacturing shop or are responsible for cleaning..

6 Uses of Specialty and Custom Chemicals

February 24, 2020

  Specialty chemicals are also known as “effect” or “performance” chemicals, as they are specifically formulated to create a specific function or..

The Advances in Battery Composition

February 18, 2020

  Although the term “battery” was not used until Benjamin Franklin’s experiments in 1749, what are now called “Baghdad batteries” were first used..

5 Notable Women in STEM

February 11, 2020

  STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is an interdisciplinary approach to educating the next generation for the..

6 Notable Use Cases of Silicon

January 27, 2020

  Did you know there is silicon on the moon?    During the moon landing of 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins left a small..

How Barium is Used in Everyday Life

January 20, 2020

  We often think of lead as the toughest metal, but did you know barium is just a little bit tougher?   An underdog on the periodic table, barium..

Side by Side Comparison: Potassium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydroxide - Similarities, Differences and Use Cases

January 13, 2020

    Sometimes choosing the right chemical for your project can get tricky. The chemical world is vast and with so many similar compounds,..

A Buyer's Guide to Aluminum Nitrate

January 6, 2020

Starting a project that requires the use of aluminum nitrate? This simple buyer’s guide will help you familiarize yourself with the compound to..

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