Xylol, also known as xylene is an enamel thinner that is primarily used for removing and cleaning alkyd-modified urethane enamels and similar materials. It is also used to clean up alkyd-based paints and hard to remove stains.
Xylene is an aromatic hydrocarbon that is made up of two methyl substituents and a benzene ring. This combination of chemicals forms a colorless and greasy liquid that is most formally known as a powerful solvent. Millions of tons of this volatile yet effective solvent are produced around the world every year, with one of the world's largest xylene plants being located in Singapore.Learn More
Petrol is made from unprocessed crude oil, also known as petroleum. The name "petrol" often refers to the unprocessed crude oil and the processed products made up of this type of oil.Full Answer >
When a solution is formed, it is characterized by four main properties, known as colligative properties: vapor pressure, boiling point, freezing point and osmotic pressure. Solutes added to a solvent create a solution that is different from the original solvent. Collectively, the colligative properties of a solution give a holistic view of the solution’s behaviors and characteristics.Full Answer >
Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is highly soluble in water. This means that it can easily be dissolved in water but can also be fully recovered when the water is evaporated.Full Answer >
Drano is a mixture of several different chemicals, but the active ingredient is sodium hydroxide, also known as lye. Drano crystals also include small aluminum chips and sodium nitrate as stabilizers, sodium chloride as a carrier and a green dye called Sun Chemical Pigment Green 7.Full Answer >