Zinc Chloride – Synthesis, Purification and Uses and More


Zinc Chloride – Synthesis, Purification and Uses

Zinc Chloride is a chemical compound, which is composed of zinc and chlorine. It is a hygroscopic white crystalline ionic salt with the chemical formula ZnCl2. Zinc Chloride is soluble in mediums such as water, glycerol, ether and alcohol. Since Zinc chloride is a deliquescent, it must be protected from sources of moisture such as water vapor. Synthesis and Purification: Anhydrous zinc chloride is synthesized by treating zinc with hydrogen chloride. Read More

Honeywell said that Phu My Plastics Production JSC will use Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex technology to produce polymer-grade propylene at its facility in Vietnam. The plant will help meet growing domestic demand for plastics in Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia. This is the first award for Honeywell’s propane dehydrogenation technology in Vietnam Honeywell UOP will provide technology licensing for the Oleflex process, the process design package, proprietary and non-proprietary equipment, on-site operator training, technical services for startup and… Read More

BASF SE has founded the new company BASF Digital Solutions SL located in Madrid, Spain to drive forward the digital transformation of the BASF group and develop innovative IT solutions. BASF plans to grow the centre to more than 300 digital specialists within the next years. “We want to stay a digital leader in the chemical industry. We need more digital talents with the best digital skills to speed up our digital transformation and achieve this ambitious goal,” said Dr Christoph Wegner, Chief Digital Officer of BASF. Read More

Symrise launched its first benzyl alcohol-based preservative blend with the added power of SymSave H, SymOcide® BHO. The product effectively protects cosmetics from undesired microorganisms such as fungi and bacteria while being safe for consumers. The new development offers an extensive spectrum of potential applications, ranging from soaps, shower gels and shampoos to creams, wet wipes and face masks. The product also works well and effectively with conventional surfactants as well as sulfate-free systems. Read More