Posts by Lucy Bell-Young

Lucy Bell-Young

Lucy Bell-Young

After studying English Literature at the University of Leeds, Lucy has recently moved to the North West and pursued her love of writing. Lucy joined ReAgent in November 2017 as Marketing Copywriter.

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Why Are Chemicals Stored In Metal Containers?

Lucy Bell-Young

15th November 2017

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Why Are Chemicals Stored in Metal Containers?

While metal containers are reactive, they are a crucial element to any factory. The typical laboratory houses a considerable range of chemicals that require safe storage. As we mentioned in our earlier discussion about why chemicals are stored in plastic containers, every substance has unique properties and storage requirements. Strong acids, for example,… Continue reading »

What is Deionisation?

Lucy Bell-Young

9th November 2017

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At ReAgent, we sell deionised water by the 25L bucket-load – but what is deionisation exactly?  Quite simply, it is water that has had its ions removed in order to form pure H20. Ions are electrically charged atoms or molecules that have either a positive or negative charge. For many applications, water containing… Continue reading »

Why Are Chemicals Stored In Plastic Containers?

Lucy Bell-Young

8th November 2017

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Why Are Chemicals Stored in Plastic Containers?

Have you ever wondered why plastic containers are most commonly used for storing chemicals? It goes well beyond the variety of shapes and sizes they come in, or the environmental benefits they offer, although these are major bonuses. Storing a chemical in the right container is the first way to ensure safety when… Continue reading »

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At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. You’ll find all sorts of science, chemical, and manufacturing resources here, from what pesticides are to the science behind a soda can. If you’re interested in a career in science or chemistry, you’ll find information about chemical careers, too.