Uses of Zinc Sulphate

Uses of Zinc Sulphate

Zinc Sulphate is sometimes spelt with a letter 'f' as in Zinc Sulfate. It is a white to colourless inorganic compound and was originally known as 'White Vitriol'. Zinc Sulphate has a chemical formula of ZnSO4. Zinc Sulphate appears as crystals and is soluble in water. It is made by heating Zinc Sulphide ore in air and … [Read more...]

Anaerobic Digestion of Crude Glycerol

Anaerobic Digestion of Crude Glycerol

"Co-digestion" Crude glycerol is obtained from the manufacture of biodiesel, and its production has seen a significant increase in the last few years, as a result of the search for fossil fuel alternatives. To promote the use of this by-product, recent studies have used it to maximise production of biogas when added to … [Read more...]

Uses of Potassium Dichromate

Uses of Potassium Dichromate

What is Potassium Dichromate? Potassium Dichromate is an inorganic chemical reagent with a chemical formula of K2Cr2O7. It is also commonly referred to as Di-potassium Salt, Chromic Acid, Di-potassium Dichromate, Bichromate of Potash and Potassium Bichromate. Potassium Dichromate appears as bright reddish-orange crystals. … [Read more...]

Using Potassium Permanganate to treat Skin Infections

Using Potassium Permanganate to treat Skin Infections

Potassium permanganate has an attractive bright purple colour and may seem harmless, but it's a highly caustic chemical that is available only by prescription. As a strong oxidiser, in the presence of microorganisms, potassium permanganate disrupts vital metabolic pathways in the cells, and effectively prevents bacterial, … [Read more...]

The Industries that use Calcium Chloride

The Industries that use Calcium Chloride

Calcium chloride is a salt of calcium and chlorine with a chemical formulation of CaCl2. Calcium Chloride occurs naturally in evaporated minerals but greater quantities are produced as a by-product from the chemical process known as the Solvay process. You can buy calcium chloride from Amazon. Water … [Read more...]