How does bleach work chemically? Well, by disintegrating the molecular bonds of stains, which effectively removes those stains. How bleach works is actually a simple oxidation reaction that removes electrons from chromophores, otherwise known as pigment molecules. This article explains the chemistry behind this everyday substance, from the different types of chemical-based bleaches… Continue reading »
When manufacturing medical devices, no matter where you are in the supply chain, it’s crucial to adhere to the necessary rules and regulations so that the product is safe for end-users. But, with quality standards for products varying from country to country, it can be difficult to standardise these regulations. This is where… Continue reading »
An everyday piece of paper has been successfully transformed into a self-powered device, and there’s a lot of chemistry behind this paper-based electronic. In an effort to bring low-cost, flexible electronics to the market, a team of engineers at Purdue University in Indiana, US, have created a specially formulated spray deposition that can… Continue reading »
As a staple household item and common food additive, not many of us think about the chemistry behind sugar when this sweet confection is brought up. Instead, images of its fine, crystalline grains, or tightly compacted cubes spring to mind. However, the everyday sugar you add to your cup of tea or baking… Continue reading »
Becoming an analytical chemist is no easy feat. In addition to earning a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or any other chemistry-related field, you must also master all the skills and techniques necessary to gain precise qualitative and quantitative data from chemical substances. If you’re interested in how to become an analytical chemist, this… Continue reading »
We’ve recently released a brand new video that shows you how our chemical manufacturing service can meet your needs by taking you behind-the-scenes of ReAgent’s state-of-the-art factory. Whether you’re interested in how a leading chemical manufacturing company operates or are simply curious about how we do things, now’s your chance to take a… Continue reading »
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