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Companies Potassium

Berthold Technologies GmbH & Co KG, Germany

Berthold Technologies has been involved in process measurement technology since 1949. We are an internationally active company with over 300 employees. Berthold Technologies Process Control division offers one of the most comprehensive product lines for non-contact monitoring of industrial process more

Alfa Aesar GmbH & Co KG, Germany

Alfa Aesar, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific is a leading manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, metals, and life science products for research and development. For more than 50 years, scientists have relied on Alfa Aesar to supply high purity raw materials for a variety of research and dev more

News Potassium

  • An ultradilute quantum liquid made from ultra-cold atoms

    Liquids and gases are two different phases of matter that are part of our everyday life. While gases are dilute, compressible and take the size of their container, liquids are dense, have a fixed volume and in small quantities form droplets. These are ensembles of particles that remain bound by them more

  • Mica provides clue to how water transports minerals

    In order to understand various environmental processes and learn to better address the effects of pollution, scientists have been interested in tracking the movement of elements through the environment, particularly at interfaces between water and minerals. In a new study from the U.S. Department of more

  • Getting Rid of the Last Bits of Sulfur in Fuel

    Scientists led by a team at Caltech have developed a new method for potentially removing nearly all sulfur compounds from gas and diesel fuel. Sulfur compounds in fuels such as gasoline and diesel create air pollution when the fuel is burned. To address that challenge, large-scale oil refinery proce more

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Videos Potassium

Alkali metal roulette – reacting sodium and potassium with acid

Students generally make three requests after seeing the reaction of alkali metals with water: ‘Put in a bigger piece!’, ‘Can we see what happens with caesium?’ and ‘What happens if you do it in acid?’. Safety prohibits the use of bigger pieces, while cost and practical considerations prohibit th ... more


Potassium is an "evil" element, but it's crucial to life. In this video see some violent explosions and the gentle creation of a potassium mirror. more

White papers Potassium

  • Battling Corrosion in Refineries

    Corrosion in refinery operations has been, and still is, the subject of many studies, papers, courses and web forums. Although a lot of what has been written shows that significant progress in understanding corrosion has been made, it also makes it more

Infographics Potassium

Group 1 Elements

I wanted to display all the key points about each group of elements, in a way that was both clear and engaging for the pupils – as a consequence, the information presented is relatively basic, so that it’s accessible for as many of the year groups as possible. I also tried to include some informatio more

Metal Ion Flame Test Colours Chart

This graphic looks at the colour of various metal and metalloid ions that occur during flame tests. Most people probably remember doing this experiment in school chemistry lessons, if not with the full range of ions shown here, but for the uninitiated a brief explanation of the origin of the colours more

Publications Potassium

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Market studies Potassium

  • China potassium fertilizer manufacturing industry, 2011

    China potassium fertilizer manufacturing Industry, 2011 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the potassium fertilizer manufacturing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with more

  • Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Summary Intrepid Potash, Inc. (Intrepid) is one of the leading producers of potash (potassium chloride) in the US. The company produces and distributes potash and three by-products, namely, solar salt, magnesium chloride br more

  • De Nora India Ltd (590031) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    De Nora India Limited (De Nora) is engaged in the manufacture of cathode and anode for chlor-alkali industry. The company is engaged in producing products for electrolytic processes. It also manufactures electrochlorinators, cathodic protection systems, and electrowinning. The company offers product more

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Potassium Potassium () is a chemical element . It has the symbol K ( → ) and atomic number 19. The name "potassium" comes from the word "potash", as potassium was first isolated from potash . Potassium is a soft silvery-white metallic alkali ... more


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