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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

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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

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

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  • 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

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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

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Potassium

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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