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Posted on September 15th, 2017 by Christine de Vries - Scheidegger in Chemical R&D
An R&D team needed to create a new bio-based monomer with specific properties (molecular weight, viscosity, and color) and with purity of 99.99%. However, as the first in the world to work on this type of project, they were working in uncharted territory. Continue reading “Fast-tracking a bio-based product while saving research costs” »
Posted on September 12th, 2017 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
The amount of data and scientific literature out there is multiplying by the day. For a researcher seeking needed information, the question is rarely, “Is it available?” but rather “Will I actually be able to find it?” Continue reading “One Company, Multiple Information Solutions” »
Posted on June 15th, 2017 by Matt Weber in Chemical R&D
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. Continue reading “Discovering a substitute for tin as a catalyst” »