Emulsifiers: Micro Technology with Macro Effect

Introduction Water and oil, when mixed together and vigorously shaken, form a dispersion of oil droplets in water. Once the shaking stops, the phases start to separate. However, when an emulsifier is added to the system, the droplets remain dispersed, and a stable emulsion is obtained. An emulsifier consists of a water-loving hydrophilic head and…

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The Global Leaders in PVC Market – Market Share, Product Portfolio and Recent Developments

The business landscape of polyvinyl chloride market is becoming increasingly complex. Major players in the market are focused on growth stabilization through innovations in their core businesses. Continuous product development and launching innovative products are their primary objectives. Today, the top two players in the market control more than half of the global PVC market…

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Construction Industry in Asia-Pacific and Increasing Applications in Healthcare – The Major Factors Driving Global PVC Market

The construction sector is one of the major end-user industries of PVC. Over 60% of the PVC produced in Europe are used in the construction sector. PVC ensure cost-effectiveness, safety and quality to the construction materials. They have been replacing wood and steel in many applications in the construction sector. Thus, a growth in construction…

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Global PVC Market: Industry Overview – Product and End-User Market Analysis

Approximately half of the world’s annual manufactured PVC resin is used for producing pipes for a range of industrial applications. These piping systems are environmentally sound, easy to install, corrosion resistant and cost effective. PVC is the most widely used polymer in building and construction applications; over 60% of Western Europe’s annual PVC production is…

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Insulated Concrete form (ICF): Construction beyond Concrete

Insulated concrete forms or insulating concrete forms (ICFs) have brought a revolution in the global residential, commercial, institutional and industrial building industries. Other building methods are losing the limelight to building with ICFs, at a comparable costs, due to its unparalleled benefits of comfort, durability, energy efficiency, and safety ratings. Lower energy bills. Lower maintenance.…

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