Acid is one of the most corrosive and dangerous materials chemical processing workers handle — and sulfuric acid is one of the most common agents within this group. In fact, global sulfuric acid production stands at approximately 180 million tons per year. Sulfuric acid is a clear liquid solution, … [Read more...]
What Is Pressure Vulcanization?
Vulcanized rubber dates back to 1839 when Charles Goodyear accidentally discovered the pressure vulcanization method. As the story goes, he went to the general store to display his latest sulfur and rubber mixture one day, but when Goodyear got excited, he fortuitously threw some of the rubber. It … [Read more...]