September 2017 Issue
Study says U.S. chemical industry should adopt a more ambitious approach
Understand your options and the necessary calculations
Success requires understanding solvent nature and level in solids
Deviating from standard design temperatures requires careful evaluation
Installing a hose arm improves efficiency and safety
Decline is inevitable unless you address plant culture issues.
Understand the operation and appropriate application of mills and pulverizers
Nature-inspired method aims to combine production stages to reduce waste
Effective modeling requires knowledge of the process as well as correlation limits
Polarity-reversal reagent enables catalyst-free reactions at mild conditions
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Ill., have converted vanadium into a useful catalyst for hydrogenation.
Reporting process aims to help the EPA distinguish active substances from inactive ones
A variety of issues may undermine column performance
Broad-ranging efforts are providing substantial savings
Shipments and capacity utilization edged up but the CAB slipped. Source: American Chemistry Council.
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