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keim additec surface GmbH, Germany

Keim-Additec Surface GmbH is a leading European producer of innovative and high quality wax emulsions, dispersions and microdispersions. These products provide outstanding surface lubricity control, anti-blocking and high performance rub and abrasion resistance properties to aqueous inks and coating more

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  • Clariant breaks ground on joint venture production site in China

    Clariant and Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd. (Tiangang), conducted a groundbreaking ceremony in Cangzhou (China), just over 200 km south of Beijing. The ceremony marked the start of the construction of a world-class production facility for stabilizers for plastics and textiles that will form th more

  • Semiliquid chains pulled out of a sea of microparticles

    An electrode brought to the surface of a liquid that contains microparticles can be used to pull out surprisingly long chains of particles. Curiously enough, the particles in the chains are held together by a thin layer of liquid that covers them. This spectacular phenomenon, discovered with the inv more

  • 'The Scream' and the secret of the white spots

    With the help of the brilliant X-ray radiation from DESY's research light source PETRA III, scientists have solved a decades-old mystery from the world of art: A team led by Dr. Geert Van der Snickt of the University of Antwerp unravelled the nature of mysterious white spots on the famous painting " more

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Cosmetic Chemistry

Lipstick is one of the most commonly used cosmetic products – and a range of chemicals are required for its production. The choice of these ingredients is carefully considered to provide the desired colour, glossiness, and indelibility. A single stick of lipstick will contain several hundred differe more

The Chemistry of Mummification

Mummies are, perhaps, the easiest go-to costume for Halloween: grab some bandages, drape yourself in them, and job done. However, there’s a little more behind the traditional embalming process used in Ancient Egypt, as well as a surprising amount of chemistry. Here we take a look at the chemicals us more

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Definition

Wax

Wax Wax has traditionally referred to a substance that is secreted by bee s (beeswax ) and used by them in constructing their honeycomb s. It is an imprecisely defined term generally understood to be a substance with properties similar to bee ... more

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