• 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