Benzene Market- Global Market Growth, Supply & Demand

Benzene is a light, highly flammable, colorless and volatile, liquid aromatic hydrocarbon with a sweet odor. It is a six carbon unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbon with a chemical formula C6H6. The cyclic structure of benzene has continuous pi bond linkages between the carbons making it an aromatic hydrocarbon. Benzene is commonly found in crude oil, coking … Read more

Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) Market Report

Introduction When PVC (polyvinyl chloride) gets chlorinated through free radical chlorination reaction it forms chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC). Chlorine is added to PVC to make CPVC using water slurry or fluidized bed chlorination process. The process involves the use of ultraviolet light to carry out the chlorination reaction. CPVC is somewhat similar to PVC in … Read more

Father of Nuclear Chemistry – Otto Emil Hahn

Known as father of nuclear chemistry, Otto Emil Hahn was a German chemist who was one of the early pioneers of radioactivity and radiochemistry. Hahn won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his historic discovery of nuclear fission. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 22 times and 16 times for the Nobel … Read more

Rice Puller and its pseudoscientific claims

Rice puller are metal /alloy artifacts purported to attract rice grains. Ricepuller’s alleged magical property of attracting grains makes these things incredibly valuable. It is this property that makes rice pullers a way for conmen on the Indian subcontinent to scam people. What are they made of? Rice pullers can be any metal object such … Read more