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Dear Samsung,I have owned a Samsung S6 smartphone for several years. Permit me to offer an appraisal of this device.Satisfactory AttributesSatisfactory reliabilityAppearance, size, and weight.Fits in most shirt pockets for maximum personalutility.Several useful...
Enroute to other things I ran across an old Gulf R&D patent, US 3294685, titled“Organic compositions containing a metallo cyclopentadienyl”.Sifting through the descriptionmy eye caught the interesting content below:July 1941. A test spray was...
One of my job responsibilities is to educate new hires on reactive hazards and the basics of electrostatic discharge safety in the chemical manufacturing environment. The attendees are usually new plant operators with the occasional analytical chemist also...

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One of the things you have to consider when scaling up a chemical process is the composition of the wetted or exposedsurfaces in the reaction vessel, associated feed piping, gaskets,and overhead vapor spaces. Common materials of construction subject to wetting...
Plan on working with HF? A friend who was president of an HF manufacturing companyoncegave me some valuable advice.There are several things to do before the plastic bottle of HF arrives. First, have a well ventilated fume hood available. Next, read up on HF...
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Th'Gaussling is undergoing chemotherapy and is having some fun with his PET scans. Click here to see his longer explanation of 18F-glucose and PET scans. ...
Th'Gaussling writes a really great summary of ways that you can get less expensive prices from chemical manufacturers if you decide to scale up your chemistry -- it is really worth your time:To the greatest extent possible the raw materials for your product...
A small list of useful things (links):Josh Bloom wrestles with Facebook; man, there are a lot of ignorant people. Who's the pope of organic chemistry?, Paul wonders. This DrFreddy post on CYPs is fantastic.I would love to know what's going on with this...