IBCs stacked on top of each other

What Is Distillation?

Most of us have heard of distilled water before, and assume it to be fancy bottled water siphoned from mountainous valleys. Well, I hate to break it to you, but what you’re thinking of is spring water. Distilled water isn’t actually recommendedfor human consumption, and the distillation process is much less idyllic than your mountain-fed stream – but it’s [...]

Deionisation anion regeneration tank

What is Deionisation?

At ReAgent, we sell deionised water by the 25L bucket-load – but what is deionisation exactly?  Quite simply, it is water that has had its ions removed in order to form pure H20. Ions are electrically charged atoms or molecules that have either a positive or negative charge. For many applications, water containing ions is considered impure and cannot be [...]

Acetone can be used as nail polish remover

What are the Uses of Acetone?

Acetone is a colourless, volatile liquid made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms, first produced around 700 years ago and also found organically and even extra-terrestrially. You can find out more about what acetone is here, or read on for some common (and not so common) uses. Five uses of acetone Nail polish remover Let’s start with the one that most [...]

Factory with shelves of IBCs

What is Acetone?

Ask anyone what acetone is, and they’ll probably tell you it’s something to do with nail polish. And they’d be right, in its capacity as a solvent, acetone is one of the volatile ingredients in nail polish remover. But with more than six million tonnes of acetone produced globally each year, it obviously has many more uses. Acetone can [...]

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