The Chemistry of Chocolate

Lucy Bell-Young

13th December 2017

Chemicals, Science

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Chemistry of Chocolate

With Christmas right around the corner, it seems an appropriate time to look into the world’s favourite treat: chocolate. Advent calendars and selection boxes are being arranged in tempting displays in every shop, and now more than ever the population are eyeing up the discounted Lindor boxes glowing ruby red beneath a string of fluorescent lights.… Continue reading »

5 Life Hacks For Winter

Lucy Bell-Young

22nd November 2017

Chemicals, Science

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5 Life Hacks For Winter

Is winter taking its toll on you this year? Are you struggling to not let the bitter cold weather, iced-over windshields, and dark mornings eclipse your childhood wonderland? Let science restore your faith in winter as we pass on to you 5 life hacks that will help you survive the upcoming freeze. The Key to… Continue reading »

Why Are Chemicals Stored In Metal Containers?

Lucy Bell-Young

15th November 2017

Chemicals

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Featured header image showing a glimpse of the factory

While metal containers are reactive, they are a crucial element to any factory. The typical laboratory houses a considerable range of chemicals that require safe storage. As we mentioned in our earlier discussion about why chemicals are stored in plastic containers, every substance has unique properties and storage requirements. Strong acids, for example, are best… Continue reading »

Why Are Chemicals Stored In Plastic Containers?

Lucy Bell-Young

8th November 2017

Chemicals, Company News

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Why are chemicals stored in plastic containers?

Have you ever wondered why plastic containers are most commonly used for storing chemicals? It goes well beyond the variety of shapes and sizes they come in, or the environmental benefits they offer, although these are major bonuses. Storing a chemical in the right container is the first way to ensure safety when handling strong… Continue reading »