Chemicals Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.chemicals-technology.com web site http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ en-us http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ Chemicals Technology-Updates http://www.chemicals-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif A Basic Introduction to Rheology http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/basic-intro-rheology-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/basic-intro-rheology-ct/ Rheology is as much about the deformation of solid-like materials. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:10:00 GMT MIC GTM Software Suite http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/mic-gtm-software/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/mic-gtm-software/ MIC Customs Solutions specializes in integrating a global customs system while leveraging regional and national legal requirements. MIC software helps large and small companies to grow, comply and compete globally. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:34:00 GMT AkzoNobel to expand chloromethanes capacity in Germany http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-to-expand-chloromethanes-capacity-in-germany-5952039 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-to-expand-chloromethanes-capacity-in-germany-5952039 AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business has entered the design phase to further expand capacity for the production of chloromethanes in Germany. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT European Ministers Call for Centralised IT approach for EU Customs Union http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/presscentralised-it-approach.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/presscentralised-it-approach.html European ministers have called for the adoption of a more centralised and integrated approach to the development of IT systems within the European Union (EU) customs union. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:35:00 GMT Inovyn completes KOH facility in Belgium http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsinovyn-completes-koh-facility-in-belgium-5949226 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsinovyn-completes-koh-facility-in-belgium-5949226 UK-based chemical manufacturing company Inovyn has completed construction of its new large-scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo Site in Belgium. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Bostik opens new adhesives production facility in India http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbostik-opens-new-adhesives-production-facility-in-india-5948472 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbostik-opens-new-adhesives-production-facility-in-india-5948472 Arkema’s specialty adhesives business line Bostik has opened a new manufacturing facility in the Indian state of Gujarat.   Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Key Considerations When Purchasing an Advanced GPC/SEC system http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gpcsec-system-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gpcsec-system-ct/ Buying a new piece of laboratory equipment is always a big decision. Many thousands of dollars are often being invested based on relatively little information. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:18:00 GMT Thermal Fluid Systems-Thermal Fluid / Hot Oil / Thermal Liquid Heating Systems http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/thermal_fluid/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/thermal_fluid/ Thermal Fluid Systems is a complete system supplier of thermal fluid heaters and hot oil systems including heating, cooling, pumps, valves, tanks, heat exchangers, economizers, stacks and associated equipment. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:44:00 GMT AkzoNobel to double organic peroxides capacity in China http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-to-double-organic-peroxides-capacity-in-china-by-next-year-5946261 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-to-double-organic-peroxides-capacity-in-china-by-next-year-5946261 AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business is set to increase production capacity at its organic peroxides facility in Ningbo, China, by more than 100% by the third quarter of next year through entering the next phase of a major expansion.  Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Optimising Metal Powders for Application in Additive Manufacturing Processes http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/optimising-powders-additive-manufacturing/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/optimising-powders-additive-manufacturing/ Additive manufacturing (AM) processes have undergone a significant transition in recent years from a simple prototyping solution into an innovative, economically expedient method of component production. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMT Project Case Study: Paper Mill, South Carolina http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/paper-mill-south-carolina/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/paper-mill-south-carolina/ IDCON was engaged to implement a reliability and maintenance improvement project at a paper mill in South Carolina, US, in 2015. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT PhosAgro and Ma’aden sign MoU to provide fertilisers to agricultural producers http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsphosagro-and-maaden-sign-mou-to-provide-fertilisers-to-agricultural-producers-5943907 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsphosagro-and-maaden-sign-mou-to-provide-fertilisers-to-agricultural-producers-5943907 Russia-based PhosAgro and Saudi Arabian mining company Ma’aden signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) relating to sustainable development of the companies, as well as to boost domestic and global food security by helping provide fertilisers to ag… Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT September's top stories: BASF's plant in China, Wacker facility in South Korea http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-chemicals-5941211/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-chemicals-5941211/ BASF revealed plans to construct a speciality amines plant in China, Wacker unveiled its intention to build new production facilities in South Korean plant, Linde won €1bn contract extension from Total in Germany. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up ke… Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Solvay expands global production of sulfone polymers in India and US http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssolvay-expands-global-production-of-sulfone-polymers-in-india-and-us-5942709 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssolvay-expands-global-production-of-sulfone-polymers-in-india-and-us-5942709 Belgian chemical company Solvay is set to expand its global production capacity in sulfone polymers, a high-performance thermoplastic material, in India and the US. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Packaging Analyzer http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/abb-pet-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/abb-pet-ct/ ABB has developed an unrivalled FT-NIR calibration expertise and is able to offer turnkey models for crystallinity determination in PET containers. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:04:00 GMT A Guide to Understanding Yield Stress Measurements http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/yield-stress-measurements/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/yield-stress-measurements/ The term 'yield stress characteristic' relates to a property present in a number of complex viscous fluids, whereby the liquid is unable to flow unless the stress applied exceeds a certain pressure. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:01:00 GMT Specialty chemicals firm Lanxess to end production at Amsterdam site http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsspecialty-chemicals-firm-lanxess-to-stop-production-at-amsterdam-facility-5940091 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsspecialty-chemicals-firm-lanxess-to-stop-production-at-amsterdam-facility-5940091 Lanxess has announced plans to terminate production at its Ankerweg facility in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT IDCON Reliability and Maintenance Training Brochure 2018 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/training-brochure-2018/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/training-brochure-2018/ IDCON is committed to providing high-quality, common sense reliability and maintenance training programmes with a philosophy that emphasises people. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:54:00 GMT An Introduction to Chemical Adsorption Analytical Techniques and Methods http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/chemical-adsorption-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/chemical-adsorption-ct/ Optimum design and efficient utilisation of catalysts requires a thorough understanding of the surface structure and surface chemistry of the active material. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:51:00 GMT China’s Chengzhi Yongqing to use Honeywell's technology to make plastics http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newschinas-chengzhi-yongqing-to-utilise-honeywells-technology-to-make-plastics-5938364 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newschinas-chengzhi-yongqing-to-utilise-honeywells-technology-to-make-plastics-5938364 Nanjing Chengzhi Yongqing Energy Technology is set to build its second Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process unit in China. Sun, 01 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT