All Extraction articles

  • An image showing a distillery factory for Maltwhisky , Kampangphet, Thailand
    News

    Catalyst metal recovery adds greener notes to whisky production

    2019-09-20T10:32:00Z

    Magnetite nanoparticles recover copper waste from whisky manufacturing process

  • An image showing children holding hands gathered in a circle around a drawing of Planet Earth
    Analysis

    8 ways to inspire students about the environment

    2019-03-19T10:30:00Z

    Embrace the Year of Green Action

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    Aluminium Extraction

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     An introduction to aluminium extraction.

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    Reduction of copper(II) oxide by hydrogen

    Determine the formula of copper(II) oxide by reducing it using hydrogen or methane.

  • Tungsten carbide saw cutting metal
    Magnificent molecules

    Tungsten carbide

    2018-01-25T09:04:00Z

    The alloy that links armour-piercing bullets and ball point pens

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    Exhibition chemistry

    Creating copper

    2016-12-19T12:48:00Z

    Declan Fleming presents a beautiful demonstration with lots of teaching potential

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    Nuclear decommissioning: turning waste into wealth

    This context/problem-based learning (C/PBL) resource is part of a collection we have commissioned for you to use with your undergraduate students. This 5 credit module is based on the following scenario: Your students will consider the management of a nuclear decommissioning project with a focus on adding value ...

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    Waste to wealth videos: Peter Ivanov

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work in the nuclear industry. In these videos Peter Ivanov explains what it is like to work as a radiochemist. He describes the role of solvent extraction ...

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    Extraction of iron on a match head

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    Students reduce iron(III) oxide with carbon on a match head to produce iron in this small scale example of metal extraction. The experiment can be used to highlight aspects of the reactivity series.

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    Manufacturing sodium carbonate

    A worksheet with an account of the Solvay process and questions on the process and raw materials. This resource is part of the ‘Sodium carbonate – a versatile material’ resources collection, which presents learning material based on the manufacture and uses of sodium carbonate made by the Solvay (ammonia-soda) process. ...

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    Colourimetric determination of copper ore

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    An ore is any rock from which a metal may be extracted. To decide whether an ore is worth mining it is necessary to find out how much of the useful mineral it contains. This experiment illustrates an example of how this might be done.

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    The isolation of the platinum group metals

    The Learning about materials resources collection presents educational resources about materials in the form of teacher’s notes and photocopiable worksheets. This resource is a comprehension exercise on the solvent extraction of platinum, supported by a demonstration of the partition of iodine between two solvents.

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    Aspects of the platinum group metals

    The Learning about materials resources collection presents educational resources about materials in the form of teacher’s notes and photocopiable worksheets. This resource is a teaching and comprehension exercise. It is based on the principles by which the platinum group metals are extracted and separated from a solution of the platinum ...

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    The platinum story

    The Learning about materials resources collection presents educational resources about materials in the form of teacher’s notes and photocopiable worksheets. This resource gives a broad picture of how platinum – and other associated rare metals – are mined and refined.

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    Industrial chemistry case studies book

    2015-05-22T11:26:18Z

    This book presents material on the UK chemical and pharmaceutical industries Using a case study approach, with questions and answers included, there are real-life examples drawn from industrial areas including the nuclear industry, pharmaceuticals and steel making. These resources are for free via Learn Chemistry. Follow the links below to ...

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    On This Day - May 18 : Dow Chemical Company

    Dow Chemical Company is one of the world’s largest chemical manufacturers. It was founded by Canadian-born chemist Herbert Dow, who invented a new method of extracting bromine (Br) from brine that was trapped underground.