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What Does a Chemical Technician Do?

Lucy Bell-Young

5th May 2021

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What Does a Chemical Technician Do?

Chemical technicians are assistants to chemists and chemical engineers. They usually work in the laboratory and help in the routine tests and analyses of chemicals and other products. If you want to become a chemical technician, a strong background in chemistry is necessary. Continue reading to learn about the different roles of a… Continue reading »

What Are Disinfectants and What Are They Used For?

Lucy Bell-Young

28th April 2021

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What Are Disinfectants and What Are They Used For?

Disinfectants are liquid solutions used to kill or inactivate microorganisms, including viruses, thereby preventing them from infecting humans. Disinfectants are classified into several chemical types and can also be categorised based on their potency or effectiveness. Why Do We Use Disinfectants? To protect patients and hospital workers Technically, disinfectants are considered hazardous substances… Continue reading »

How to Become a Chemist in the UK

Lucy Bell-Young

21st April 2021

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How to Become a Chemist in the UK

To become a chemist in the UK, you’ll either need a university degree in chemistry or a related subject, or you’ll need to have undertaken a chemistry apprenticeship program that demonstrates your knowledge and skills. If you’re interested in a career as a chemist, continue reading to find out exactly how to start.… Continue reading »

Watch Our New Chemical Mixing Video

Lucy Bell-Young

16th April 2021

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Watch Our New Chemical Mixing Video

At ReAgent, we offer an end-to-end chemical mixing service that has the capacity to handle liquids, powders, creams, and gels. Our latest chemical mixing video gives you a comprehensive look at everything included in this service, from the equipment we use and the viscosities we can blend to the packaging and labelling options… Continue reading »

What is the pH Scale?

Lucy Bell-Young

14th April 2021

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What is the pH Scale?

The pH scale is a precise way of classifying the acidity, basicity or neutrality of a solution. As a logarithmic scale, 1 pH unit is ten times stronger, or ten times weaker, than the one below or above it, depending on its position: a pH of 4 is ten times more acidic than… Continue reading »

How is Titration Used in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Lucy Bell-Young

7th April 2021

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How is Titration Used in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Titration is a process commonly used to quantify a substance in a solution. One of the more popular analytical techniques, you may remember performing titration experiments at school. But this simple process is precise enough to be used in a wide range of industrial applications. Most notably, titration is used in the pharmaceutical industry… Continue reading »

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