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Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst

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

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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.

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