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Chemicals are produced through a combination of reactive elements, and can be found in solid, liquid, or gaseous states. The term “chemical” refers to a vast number of substances and processes that cannot be fully addressed in a single comprehensive manner, but by focusing on those in the pharmaceutical and industrial fields it is possible to derive some general information. In natural or artificial forms, these specific chemicals play a crucial role in the production of industrial components and medicines. Although chemicals are common in day-to-day life, proper care must also be taken when handling them, particularly those with the potential for harmful or volatile reactions.

Chemicals are integral to modern society, whether in medicine, industrial manufacturing, or the production of foods, glues, and plastic. Chemical substances can be broadly categorized as metal, non-metal, compound, element, and covalent types. Manufacturers have used the chemicals in these categories to not only create products, but also a wide range of specialized professions, such as engineers and chemists.


General Industrial Paint Components
Industrial paint components, such as pigment, binder, liquid, and additives, are explained in this article.
Hardwood Floors: Cleaning and Maintenance
Hardwood floors require maintenance and regular cleaning to prevent deterioration, though sometimes replacement is essential. Here, we provide strategies on how hardwood floor maintenance is usually approached by specialists, and detail associated chemicals and tools involved in the process.
The History of Green Chemistry and Processes
Here is an overview of the origin and meaning of green chemistry, including the EPAâ¤(TM)s principles for this sustainable effort, and a timeline marking momentous green chemistry initiatives.
Liquid Desiccant Drying Systems
This article describes two major categories of liquid desiccants and the operational principles of the drying systems in which they are used.

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Grinding & Honing to Achieve Required Micro Finish.
Highlighting that engineers strive for designing the better components in order to fit into assemblies, this paper throws light on the subject of micro finish and different ways of measuring surface roughness in various procedures required in metal forming application. The paper points that as the compressed product lifecycle demands higher...
Addressing Building Noise Issues with Spray-On Sound Reducing Paint
This paper addresses building noise issues with spary-on sound reducing paint, Coat of Silence(TM), which has been found in lab tests to be an effective alternative to traditional soundproofing materials such as layers of ceiling, floor, and walls separated by sound absorbing clips and other devices. Graph, tabular data and diagram are included to...
Introduction to Color Theory
This paper presents a brief overview of how the objects are colored, and states that this theory is not only applicable for plastic resins but also for textiles, paints, and ceramics. It lists three important factors: a light source, an object, and an observer which are the mandatory for the occurrence of color perception. The paper explains about...
Liquid Filler
This paper explains how a major soup canned foods processor met their specifications by implementing Millard's liquid filler, which has less spillage with control on flow of liquids by safety and sanitation concerns. It details that the company has developed and installed a liquid top-off filler incorporating over-flow technology along with a...

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