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Chemical Inertness October 21 2022

CVD Coating Improves Reliability of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Analysis

If you are performing an analysis using a sampling system, there can be many roadblocks in the way of obtaining accurate and reliable results. One of the most frustrating of these is adsorption,...

Chemical Inertness October 14 2022

How Dursan Bio-Inert Coating Enhances HPLC Applications

Get Information About the Benefits of Dursan Coated Analytical Flow Paths Dursan® is a functionalized silica-like coating (a-SiOX:CYHZ) that creates a barrier between your sample and the surface of...

Chemical Inertness May 27 2022

Common CVD Coating Terms Defined

  Functionalized, amorphous, bond, lattice, bulk?  What do all these confusing terms mean?  In this blog we explain common CVD coating terms.  Common CVD Coating Terms Defined We often describe...

Process Analytical May 06 2022

Best Practices for Sampling Hydrogen Impurities

We discuss the best practices for sampling hydrogen impurities from experts in the field.  Let's review the recommendations and results. Best Practices for Sampling Hydrogen Impurities A paper from...

Purity April 15 2022

Preventing Metal Contamination in Products and Processes

Metals can leach ions into process streams, contaminating product, impacting yield, and damaging processes.  In this blog we discuss metal ion leaching and how to prevent contamination. Preventing...

Chemical Inertness March 04 2022

Demystifying Inert Coatings

Inert or non reactive coatings are used in analytical and process applications all the time, but how do they work and why do I need to use them?   Demystifying Inert Coatings Coatings are used in...

Corrosion August 27 2021

Barrier Coatings for Aluminum Inertness and Corrosion Resistance

SilcoTek enhanced the aluminum CVD barrier coating process for better inertness and corrosion resistance.   Barrier Coatings for Aluminum Inertness and Corrosion Resistance SilcoTek® refined the CVD...

Process Analytical August 06 2021

Sampling for Hydrogen Impurities Best Practices

We discuss the best practices for sampling hydrogen impurities from experts in the field.  Let's review the recommendations and results. Sampling for Hydrogen Impurities Best Practices A paper from...

Process Analytical July 30 2021

Can Aluminum be Used for Testing Ammonia?

A group from Konkuk University in Korea tested SilcoNert 2000 on aluminum and compared the results with anodized aluminum.   Can Aluminum be Used for Testing Ammonia?   A group from Konkuk University...