Chemicals & Materials Now!

From basic to specialty, and everything in between

Select category
Search this blog

Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst

Posted on June 15th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Alpha tin

When new regulations limited the use of tin catalysts for silicone-based consumer products, an R&D team in a global specialty chemicals company had to seek viable alternatives. They turned to ScienceDirect to save time and as a result of their findings, the company filed two patents with the potential to boost revenue by 10-20 million annually.

What’s your next Alpha moment?

Learn how to get to Alpha and enter to win today.


All opinions shared in this post are the author’s own.

R&D Solutions for Chemicals & Materials

We're happy to discuss your needs and show you how Elsevier's Solution can help.

Contact Sales