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QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF METHANOL

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 | blogs | No Comments

Introduction Congeners are biologically active chemicals and are often contained in alcoholic beverages, in addition to ethanol, the key biologically active ingredient of alcohol. They are produced in the process …

ESTIMATION OF CO2 IN ROCK PHOSPHATE USING FTIR

By: MSK Admin | Friday, December 7th, 2012 | blogs | No Comments

Phosphate rock denotes the product obtained from the mining and subsequent metallurgical processing of P-bearing ores. In addition to the main phosphate-bearing mineral, Phosphate rock deposits also contain accessory or …

ENDOTOXIN AND ITS IN VITRO TEST

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 | blogs | No Comments

Abstract: About 70 years ago it was coined that there were two types of Bacteria one Gram – Positive and one Gram-Negative (according to Dr. Hans Christian Gram) both of …

ANALYSIS OF SLAG CONTENT IN FERRO ALLOYS PART I

By: MSK Admin | Monday, July 2nd, 2012 | blogs | No Comments

PART I – FERRO MANGANESE Slag is a partially vitreous byproduct of metal smelting to separate the metal fraction from the unwanted fraction. Ores often have unwanted minerals associated with …

DETERMINATION OF GYPSUM CONTENT

By: MSK Admin | Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 | blogs | No Comments

Gypsum is used as a building material for different purposes like setting retarder for portland cement, gypsum board, ceramic molding tools etc. However before using, it is important to know …

ANALYSIS OF MELAMINE

By: MSK Admin | Monday, April 2nd, 2012 | blogs | No Comments

Melamine is an organic base and a trimer of cyanamide, with a 1,3,5-triazineskeleton. Like cyanamide, it contains 66% nitrogen by mass and, if mixed with resins, has fire retardant properties due to its release of nitrogen gas when burned or …

ANALYSIS OF PYROXINITE WITH ICP-OES

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 | blogs | No Comments

Pyroxinite is naturally occurring Magnesium Silicate mineral. It is an ultrabasic igneous rock consisting essentially of minerals of the Pyroxene group. The types of Pyroxene and the ore minerals present …

THERMO GRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS OF UREA

By: MSK Admin | Thursday, January 12th, 2012 | blogs | No Comments

Principle: Urea is converted to biuret in the range 132 to 135°C (depending on purity) associated with loss in weight. Measuring the loss in weight of unknown samples and comparing …

ESTIMATION OF BIURET CONTENT IN UREA

By: MSK Admin | Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 | blogs | No Comments

In the past decade urea has surpassed and nearly replaced ammonium nitrate as a fertilizer. This has brought about new questions on urea and its use. Biuret [(H2N-CO-)2NH] is one …

INDOOR AIR MONITORING OF CARBONYL COMPOUNDS

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 | blogs | No Comments

ABSTRACT: Occurrence of potentially toxic formaldehyde and other carbonyl compounds in indoor air is threat to human life. Woodwork  and cigarette smoking  are known as extensive sources of emission of …