Water treatment chemicals, a modern approach for safe drinking water

What Are Water Treatment Chemicals

Water treatment chemicals definition can be given in two lines, however, that isn’t ample & would be arbitrary if done. Let’s have a brief introduction on what has made us rely on water treatment chemicals. Contemporarily, the demand for safe and fresh water is consistently rising, owing to satisfy the human needs and to support the industrial activities. With the increasing urbanisation and economic development, the current water supply is unlikely to satisfy the ever growing demands. Hence, the chemical industry. Read More

GST rates for the chemical industry in India

BANGALORE, INDIA: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a critical change that the industry has been waiting for. Even on an international level, the industry is keeping an active watch given its effects on the growth and revenue of companies. Considering the chemical industry the government has kept a large number of items under the 18% tax slab, while those under the nil and 5% category bring a good momentum for the industry. The GST rate schedule for goods is per the discussions in the GST Council Meeting held on 18 May 2017. Read More

Lignin used to make high-quality carbon fibres

COLLEGE STATION, US: Waste material from the paper and pulp industry soon could be made into anything from tennis rackets to cars. “We have overcome one of the industry’s most challenging issues by discovering how to make good quality carbon fibre from waste,” said Dr Joshua Yuan, Texas A&M University AgriLife research scientist and associate professor of plant pathology and microbiology in College Station. The research published in the journal Green Chemistry“People have been thinking about using lignin to make carbon fibre. Read More

Researchers use bacteria to convert methane into electricity

UNIVERSITY PARK, US: Transporting methane from gas wellheads to market provides multiple opportunities for this greenhouse gas to leak into the atmosphere. Now, an international team of researchers has taken the first step in converting methane directly to electricity using bacteria, in a way that could be done near the drilling sites. “Currently, we have to ship methane via pipelines,” said Thomas Wood, holder of the biotechnology endowed chair and professor of chemical engineering, Pennsylvania State University. Read More

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