Growing restrictions on petrochemical solvents use

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Growing restrictions on petrochemical solvents use

At present no national laws of general enforcing value are forbidding usage of petrochemical solvents, even if toxic. For example, in no country, a national law is totally forbidding usage of toluene.

But some important restrictions to the use of several petrochemicals solvents are growing more and more in some remarkable manufacturing markets. 

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How to replace Acetone with Astrobio K1

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How to replace Acetone with Astrobio K1

Acetone is a well-known solvent very widely used for many applications. Largest ones are all cleaning operations on every type of industrial machinery or materials. Is it possible to switch from Acetone to a Biosolvents? 

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What have in common solvents and Eternit ?

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What have in common solvents and Eternit ?

How many products have changed in our present activities, in comparison with those used by our grand-parents? Let think about how many of them have been recognized as dangerous or even carcinogenic is it the same for solvents ? Let discover it in this article. 

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What is green chemistry ?

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What is green chemistry ?

When we hear about green chemistry a real debate opens that generates a lot of confusion. It happens for several reasons, the first one is that the "green" adjective is increasingly fashionable and inflated, the second one is that many times a confusion is generated being "green" a synonym for "not dangerous" "ecological "" natural ". In this article I'll explain how to distinguish green chemistry from the traditional one.

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The Power of Biosolvents: Live From Eurocoat 2016

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The Power of Biosolvents: Live From Eurocoat 2016

Our mission at Eurocoat 2016 was to provide to the industry, mainly to the coatings one, some bio-based alternatives to petrochemicals solvents. It's well known that now many raw materials are available from fermentation of carbohydrates, then from vegetables, rather than from petroleum. On these new generation raw materials we have developed, and we are still developing, our range of biosolvents Astrobio™.

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