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How to Inhibit Corrosion in Oil and Gas Industry Equipment

Posted on: October 18, 2018

Corrosion is the process in which a refined metal reacts with its environment, resulting in a gradual degradation and destruction of the original metal substrate. An everyday example of corrosion exists on the rusty gears of a bicycle that has been left outside. Rust, which is the most familiar example of corrosion, is a consequence […]

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Sodium Isethionate Technical Specifications, Uses and Advantages

Posted on: October 16, 2018

What is Sodium Isethionate? Sodium isethionate is the organic salt isethionic acid (C2H6O4S), which is an organosulfur compound that has many uses throughout the home and personal care industries. Isethionic acid was originally discovered in 1833 upon reacting solid sulphur trioxide with ethanol, which can then be neutralized to form the sodium salt. Since the […]

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Oxiteno to Attend 39th Symposium on Pesticide Formulation and Delivery Systems

Posted on: September 26, 2018

The symposium is sponsored by ASTM’s Committee E35 on Pesticides, Antimicrobials, and Alternative Control Agents. Oxiteno will attend the 39th Symposium on Pesticide Formulation and Delivery Systems: Innovative Applications, Formulation and Adjuvant Technologies. The conference to be held October 23-25, 2018 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. Oxiteno presents the lecture “Alternative Tank Mix […]

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Oxiteno Starts Up It’s New Alkoxylation Plant in Pasadena

Posted on: September 4, 2018

The industrial plant combines strategic location, large size capacity and world class alkoxylation technology to provide a broad portfolio of surfactants and specialty chemicals. Pasadena, September 4th, 2018 – Oxiteno, one of the world’s largest ethoxylates producers, announced today the commencement of beneficial operations at its new 170,000 metric tons/year manufacturing plant in Pasadena, Texas. […]

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What Is Alcohol Ethoxylate?

Posted on: August 21, 2018

Alcohol ethoxylates are a class of compounds that are commonly used throughout many industrial practices and commercial markets.  These compounds are synthesized via the reaction of a fatty alcohol and ethylene oxide, resulting in a molecule that consists of two main components, (1) the oleophilic, carbon-rich, fatty alcohol and (2) the hydrophilic, polyoxyethylene chain. Due […]

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