Chemicals of Indelible Ink Used at Bank Cash Counters In India

Indelible Ink Used at Bank Cash Counters, see the Chemicals in Ink

indelible-ink-1NEW DELHI. INDIA: On Tuesday 15th Nov 2016, Government of India announced it is going to use indelible ink at the cash counter where the old bank notes of 500 and 1,000 Rupees are being exchanged. The ink contains few important chemicals that’ll stick firmly and remains for a prolonged period of time. Silver Nitrate is the chemical which is mixed with black ink solution when solution is applied on your finger it turns to silver chloride. Read More

Chemists develop new catalyst that turns CO2 into gasoline

mit-co2-gasolineCAMBRIDGE, US: MIT chemists have created a new catalyst material that gives key vision into the design requirements for producing liquid fuels from carbon dioxide, the leading component of greenhouse gas emissions. The results advise a route toward using the world’s existing infrastructure for fuel storage and distribution, without adding net greenhouse emissions to the atmosphere. Read More

Stronger, faster, greener construction chemicals from BASF

himanshu-kapadia-basfIn an interview Himanshu Kapadia, Vice President, Market Management, Construction Chemicals, Asia Pacific, BASF with Chemical Today magazine delves into the ways in which new age construction chemicals are paving way for sturdier constructions which are not just cost effective but environment friendly too. Construction and the construction chemicals industry go hand in hand. This is more or less true for mature markets. Read More

Manufacturing of ammonia by Haber’s process

ammoniaAmmonia is a colourless pungent smelling gas used mostly in production of fertilizers. It is widely manufactured by Haber process from nitrogen (N2) and hydrogen (H2). The Haber process takes nitrogen gas from air and combines it with molecular hydrogen gas to form ammonia gas. Nitrogen and hydrogen are taken in the ratio of 1:3 by volume. This is an exothermic reaction, it releases energy so that the sum of the enthalpies. Read More