Why Are Chemicals Stored In Metal Containers?

Lucy Bell-Young

15th November 2017

Chemicals

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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 »

The Cold, Winter Mornings are Setting In… Have you stocked up on AntiFreeze?

Dan Wiggins

10th November 2016

Chemicals

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It’s that time of year again. The cold weather has begun to settle in and we need to take the appropriate steps to ensure our car runs appropriately and doesn’t begin to break down for our daily work commutes. Thankfully… we have solutions to make your winter commutes hassle-free. AntiFreeze We can supply antifreeze ready… Continue reading »

ReAgent Sells Copper Sulphate, How Is It Made?

Dan Wiggins

4th August 2016

Chemicals, Manufacturing, Science

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How is copper sulphate made? The two main ingredients to create copper sulphate are copper and sulphuric acid, but simply adding copper to a diluted acidic solution will not promote the oxidation reaction. This is because the standard reduction potential of copper (+0.52) is higher that hydrogen (0.00), which means copper has a lower tendency… Continue reading »