Petrochemicals are organic chemicals made from crude oil and natural gas for use in industrial processes. Examples of primary petrochemicals include methanol, ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, toluene and xylene. Roughly five percent of the world’s annual oil supply is utilized
Every rule has its exception. While we all agree that making the switch to natural beauty alternatives is beneficial to us and our families, not everything that is natural is a better option. Case in point, Petroleum. Petroleum is made from
hemical executives should remember 2017 fondly. According to C&EN’s annual survey of the Global Top 50 chemical companies, sales rose strongly for the group, and profits did even better. The 50 companies combined for $851.0 billion in chemical sales for
Heavy equipment is essential for construction jobs of almost any size, from home building to large-scale commercial and civil projects. Earth-moving equipment covers a broad range of machines that can excavate and grade soil and rock, along with other jobs.
How to Make a Two-Sided Copy on a Brother Copy Machine Offset printing refers to a printing method where the inked image is “offset” (transferred) from a metal plate onto a rubber blanket and then to the printing surface. Offset
Modern farming technology is used to improve the wide types of production practices employed by our farmers. It makes use of hybrid seeds of selected variety of a single crop, technologically advanced equipment and lots of energy subsidies in the form of irrigation water, fertilizers and pesticides. The most
Save to Wishlist A great souvenir is one that helps you remember your trip, or impresses your friends back at home enough that they will happily agree to watch your cat again on your next vacation – or both.
Forget gimmicky key chains and cheap t-shirts: Every European country offers unique souvenirs that are native to that country. Examples include chocolate from Switzerland, leather goods from Italy, amber from Poland, and coffee from Turkey. Sometimes the closest you can
Many countries around the world are known for their traditional textiles, often bright and intricately embellished fabrics showcasing designs unique to their nations of origin. Examples of famous textiles can be seen in iconic traditional dress, from Scottish kilts to
We all know that treating acne takes a great deal of care and effort (and oodles of patience!), but it’s those stubborn scars that take even more time to fade away. Fret not! We’ve handpicked six home remedies that’ll help
They don’t call it the lipstick jungle for nothing: the wilds of the department store cosmetics floor can be filled with traps for the unwary. Free gifts, up-sells, counter make-up touch-ups and makeovers are all designed to help you head
When it comes to choosing sunscreen, most of us don’t give much thought on what kind we buy, as long as it seems to have enough SPF. However, all sunscreens are definitely not equal, and there a number of things