Methods to Produce Glycerine

Methods to Produce Glycerine

It is expected that glycerine production is going to significantly increase over the next few years, in direct response to efforts to replace petroleum fuels with biofuel. It's estimated that by 2020 production will have increased up to 5-6 times levels achieved today. Glycerine can be produced through two different … [Read more...]

What is Ammonium Nitrate?

What is Ammonium Nitrate?

What is Ammonium Nitrate? Ammonium nitrate is a chemical compound with a chemical formula of NH4NO3. At room temperature ammonium nitrate has the appearance of a white crystalline solid. Ammonium nitrate is widely used in agriculture as a fertilizer due to its nitrogen content. Ammonium nitrate is used in the manufacture … [Read more...]

Uses of Ammonium Chloride

Uses of Ammonium Chloride

Ammonium Chloride is a clear white crystal which readily dissolves in water. It occurs naturally in some volcanic regions of the world. Commercial manufacture of Ammonium Chloride involves reacting Ammonia with Hydrogen Chloride. Ammonium Chloride has a chemical formulation NH4Cl and Ammonium Chloride is sometimes known as … [Read more...]

Is it Safe to Drink Distilled Water?

Is it Safe to Drink Distilled Water?

Distilled water is the purest form of water and intuitively most would say the best to drink. However, this is not as straightforward as it may seem, with intense debate surrounding the question as to whether drinking distilled water is beneficial or detrimental to health. The problem is, despite the fierce comments from … [Read more...]

What is a Demineralisation Plant?

What is a Demineralisation Plant?

Most commonly, a demineralisation plant is composed by two pressure vessels with ion exchange resins. Depending on the type of impurities present and the intended use for water, various types for anion and cation resins can be used. This includes enhanced capacity, purafine; potable clear gel and gel polystyrene resins; as … [Read more...]