Archive for April, 2015

  • Eliminate the need for costly, inconvenient, seasonal HVAC system draining

    April 16, 2015

    Dowtherm and Dowfrost glycol fluids are well known for their ability to provide freeze protection for closed-loop, water based HVAC and cooling systems. Dow Heat Transfer Fluids also provide complete system protection because they are “inhibited glycols.” Uninhibited or plain glycols increase the threat of corrosion in your system. Dowtherm …Read More

  • Conditioning Polymers for Hair and Skin: Natural or Synthetic?

    April 15, 2015

    Unless you use a clarifying shampoo designed to strip any potential build up of silicones, oils or polymers, you are almost certainly using a two-in-one conditioning shampoo containing polymers.  The same type of polymer is used in body wash, baby wash, and liquid hand soap.  These polymers are all cationic …Read More

  • PCBTF a “Green” Alternative Solvent

    April 14, 2015

    Parachlorobenzotrifluoride or more commonly known as PCBTF is a fairly new “green” solvent. PCBTF can be a great alternative to the traditional industrial solvents while providing the same results. Properties Molecular formula: C7H4ClF3 Molar mass: 180.56 g/mol Appearance: Colorless liquid Melting point: −36 °C; −33 °F; 237 K Boiling point: …Read More