Why Work With a Chemical Distributor?

Posted by Brittany Hennings on Feb 11, 2021 1:24:59 PM

Working with a distributor can benefit your company. Sea-Land Chemical Company offers technical experts, a wide range of products, stocked material, lower shipping costs and logistical expertise making us your supplier of choice. 

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Considering the EPA Safer Choice Standard?

Posted by Alexes Morgan on Jan 6, 2021 5:22:09 PM

What is Safer Choice Standard?

Safer Choice is an optional labeling program established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the 1990's. It encourages cleaning product manufacturers to use chemicals that take into consideration the environment and human health. A new logo came out in 2015 making it easier for consumers to identify products that meet the standards.

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Topics: HI&I

What Makes a Product "Green"

Posted by Alexes Morgan on Jan 6, 2021 5:19:41 PM

Sustainability is a growing global trend. 

Green products vary from industry to industry. "Green" is an umbrella term describing how a product is better for the environment. In HI&I cleaning products, green refers to being mindful of human and environmental health.

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Why Formulate With Human and Environmental Health in Mind?

Posted by Alexes Morgan on Jan 6, 2021 5:19:26 PM

2020 will have a lasting impact on household, industrial and institutional cleaning. Formulating cleaners that are mindful of human and environmental health can help your company stay ahead of:

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Topics: HI&I

Meeting 1,4-Dioxane Regulations

Posted by Alexes Morgan on Dec 30, 2020 4:06:18 PM

1,4-Dioxane, a likely human carcinogen classified by the U.S. EPA, is created as a byproduct during the manufacture of ethoxylated chemicals like surfactants. In efforts to restrict exposure and reduce contamination levels in water systems, New York signed into law limiting manufacturers of household cleaning products to 2ppm, by December 31, 2022, and 1ppm, by December 31, 2023. 

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SONGNOX® L570

Posted by Scot Wahl on Aug 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM

 SONGNOX® L570 complements SONGWON’s broad Aminic, Phenolic, Phosphite and Thioester antioxidant product range, further extending its breadth and depth. Aminic and Phenolic antioxidants retard oxidation in the oil by reacting with and stabilizing radicals produced in the lubricant; with Phosphite and Thioester antioxidants decomposing hydroperoxides.

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Topics: Lubricants, Technical Corner

What is Exilva Microfibrillated Cellulose (MFC)

Posted by Ted McClure on Sep 19, 2019 10:54:37 AM

Exilva is a new type of bio-based additive, tailored to improve performance in waterborne and polar product systems. The many benefits Exilva can deliver include improved performance in anti-settling and anti-sedimentation through improved yield stress, versatility and flexibility in formulations through robustness to shear, pH and temperature, as well as improving the sustainability profile.

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Topics: HI&I

6 Technologies for Formulating Better Metal Protection Products

Posted by Scot Wahl on Feb 27, 2019 9:06:14 PM

Lockhart Chemical Company, since 1982, has been manufacturing additives which provide superior protection solutions for formulators of functional fluids and coatings. Below are six technologies to help you create higher quality products for metal protection and metalworking applications.

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Topics: Lubricants

Ingevity's TOFA & DTO

Posted by Scot Wahl on Dec 14, 2018 9:25:09 AM

Ingevity's Tall Oil Fatty Acids (TOFA) are primarily used by customers as a base chemistry for derivatization. Specifically, in the metalworking fluids industry, they are used to create esters as lubricant additives. The benefits of using TOFA include:

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Topics: Lubricants

Sulfurized EP Additives

Posted by Ted McClure on Dec 11, 2018 3:42:21 PM

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and applications materials. One of the products Sun Chemical began manufacturing in the 1990s are light color, low odor, sulfurized extreme pressure (EP) lubricant additives.

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Topics: Lubricants