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Propylene Glycol vs Ethanol: A Case for Ethanol in Geothermal Systems

Propylene Glycol and Ethanol are both environmentally friendly, readily biodegradable, and safe to handle when used as geothermal fluids. Propylene ...
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Overseas Producers Relieve Citric Acid Shortage

May 26, 2022 Domestic production issues and a lack of imported Citric Acid from Thailand left the U.S. short on ...
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/ Citric Acid, Market Updates

Cleaning with Caustic Soda Beads? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Caustic Soda Beads, also called Sodium Hydroxide Beads or lye, are commonly used for soapmaking and pH adjustment. They can ...
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Safe Handling Guide: Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium Hydroxide is a highly caustic base and alkali. Proper safety training, as well as a strong awareness of the ...
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Propylene Glycol Sees Relief But Still Tight

April 28, 2022 A softening in spot prices and increased availability for Propylene Glycol was welcome news earlier this year ...
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/ Market Updates, Propylene Glycol

Plant Outages Plague Sodium Hydroxide

April 21, 2022 Unplanned and planned plant outages have been plaguing the Sodium Hydroxide market. Most recently, disasters at two ...
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Plugging the Gap: Crude, Chemicals, and the Ukraine Conflict

March 30, 2022 The conflict in Ukraine is heavily impacting both oil and downstream chemicals. Here is the current situation ...
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Safe Handling Guide: Hydrochloric Acid

Due to the highly hazardous nature of Hydrochloric Acid, proper safety training is essential for persons who work with this ...
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The Ukraine Crisis & U.S. Manufacturers

March 8, 2022 The crisis in Ukraine is having an impact on the U.S. economy in many different ways. Learn ...
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/ Market Updates

Sodium Hypochlorite Contends with Chlorine Challenges

February 28, 2022 Bleach (also known as Sodium Hypochlorite) is made from a pale, yellow-green gas known as Chlorine. This ...
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