alkali


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  • noun

Synonyms for alkali

any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water

a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water

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As the alkali activator, there were used two components: the pellet-form NaOH (98% purity) and the sodium silicate, which had the next composition comprising: 8% of [Na.
They were primarily engaged in the manufacture of soda ash (washing soda), a mild alkali, giving rise to the name of the pub.
The varying aggregate properties, in particular those related to the rate of the alkali reaction, make it necessary to apply standard testing methods and assessment criteria for the aggregate reactivity [1].
They had noticed that their crop yielded extra seed when planted near salt flats pockmarked with nesting holes from alkali bees (Nomia melanderi).
8,962,544 B2) for a solid detergent composition that is comprised of an alkaline source consisting of alkali metal carbonate in an amount effective to provide a use solution having a pH of at least about 9.
April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tronox Limited (NYSE: TROX) announced today that it has closed its acquisition of the Alkali Chemicals business from FMC Corporation.
com)-- According to recently published TechSci Research report, “India Chlor Alkali Market Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019,” the chlor alkali market in India is forecast to reach USD4 million by 2019.
The acquisition solidifies the Group s position as the country s largest producer of Chlor alkali and bolsters caustic soda supply which is a critical input for the Aluminium business.
ASTM International Committee C01 on Cement is developing a standard to help create data for comparing the compressive strength of alkali activated fly ash and natural pozzolans.
The milk-alkali syndrome was originally described in the early 20th century when patients developed hypercalcemia, metabolic alkalosis, and renal failure after ingesting large quantities of milk, cream, and absorbable alkali to treat peptic ulcer disease (1, 2).
Ltd into a subsidiary with an investment stake of 51 percent, in line with its efforts toward reorganizing its domestic Chlor-Alkali business following the signing of a basic agreement with other stakeholders to withdraw its capital investment from Kashima Chlorine & Alkali Co.
Louis, MO-based life science and high technology company Sigma-Aldrich and New York, NY-based early advanced materials company SiGNa Chemistry recently announced that Sigma-Aldrich will distribute SiGNa's new technology for the controlled use of alkali metals, which has applications in such areas as hydrogen energy production for micro fuel cells.
Tholeiites form at lower pressures than alkali basalts, from higher percentages of decompression melting.
APPLICATION: It should be possible to predict the time needed for a complete alkali impregnation of hardwood chips based on the chip thickness distribution.
Of all the pigments, alkali blue is perhaps the most complex.