Chemicals are the organic or inorganic molecular building blocks used in processing materials and adhesives. Raw materials include fillers, minerals, gases, and specialized chemical additives.
Absorbents and Adsorbents (429 suppliers)
Biocides (149 suppliers)
Catalyst Supports and Carriers (36 suppliers)
Catalyst supports and carriers consist of highly porous ceramic, silica, or mineral media with high surface areas. Catalyst media or catalyst are used in chemical synthesis, thermal oxidation, and pollution control applications.
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Catalysts and Initiators (353 suppliers)
Chemical Additives and Agents (2,118 suppliers)
Chemical additives and agents include a wide range of materials added to polymer resins, paints and coatings, or adhesives to modify specific processing or end-use properties.
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Chemical Process and Petrochemical Gases (92 suppliers)
Chemical process and petrochemical gases are materials used in the production of compounds or products. They are used in processes such as inerting, blanketing, purging, sparging, and stripping. These gases are used in many applications including treatment and sterilization, medicine, energy solutions, and manufacturing.
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Cleaning Agents and Surface Treatments (1,877 suppliers)
Cleaning agents and surface treatments includes liquid cleaners, degreasers, strippers, passivators, etchants, solutions and additives for cleaning and surface preparation.
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Colorants (536 suppliers)
Electrolytes (30 suppliers)
Electrolytes are electrically-conductive materials that are used in batteries, fuel cells, capacitors, and biochemical systems. They typically exist as ionic solutions, or as molten salts or solids.
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Electronic and Semiconductor Gases (41 suppliers)
Electronic and semiconductor gases are specialized for microelectronic manufacturing or semiconductor processing applications such as thin film deposition (CVD, PVD), etching, RTP, packaging or soldering.
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Fluxes (211 suppliers)
Fluxes are chemical compositions used in soldering, brazing and welding. They clean the metal’s surface, assist with heat transfer, and remove unwanted oxide films.
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Foam and Aeration Control Agents (65 suppliers)
Foam and aeration control agents control internal porosity and bubbles. They include blowing agents, aerators, and deaerators.
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Food Additives (422 suppliers)
Food additives include flavoring extracts, syrups, emulsifiers, anti-oxidants, fortifiers and other substances that are added to food products to enhance processing, texture, flavor or other characteristics.
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Food and Beverage Gases (28 suppliers)
Industrial Dyes (187 suppliers)
Industrial dyes are colorants consisting of single molecules that are able to absorb certain parts of the spectrum of visible light and reflect others.
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Industrial Gases (318 suppliers)
Industrial Inks (326 suppliers)
Industrial inks are liquids, powders or transfer tapes printed, sprayed, rolled or transferred onto substrates or media to create markings, patterns, print or graphics.
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Inhibitors and Stabilizers (117 suppliers)
Inhibitors suppress, decrease, or prevent a reaction from occurring while stabilizers are used to maintain specific functions or properties of a product or additive.
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Inorganic Chemicals and Compounds (885 suppliers)
Inorganic chemicals, inorganic salts and inorganic compounds are substances of mineral origin that do not contain carbon in their molecular structure.
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Laboratory and Calibration Gases (65 suppliers)
Laboratory and calibration gases are specialized for use as laboratory standards, as well as for detection, sample preparation, environmental monitoring and analysis applications.
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Organic Chemicals (1,492 suppliers)
Organic Solvents (377 suppliers)
Passivates (23 suppliers)
Passivates are chemicals used to reduce surface reactivity to protect a metal against corrosion. Depositing an inert coating or forming a coherent oxide layer can also passivate a surface.
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Pharmaceutical and Medical Gases (64 suppliers)
Pharmaceutical and medical gases are pure fluids which are used to synthesize, sterilize, or insulate processes or products which contribute to human health. They are also administered to patients as therapy.
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Pigments (338 suppliers)
Purging Compounds (20 suppliers)
Purging compounds are used in injection molding machines and extruders as a transition material from one product to another.
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Reagents and Laboratory Chemicals (270 suppliers)
Reagents and laboratory chemicals include substances of sufficient purity for use in chemical analysis, chemical reactions or physical testing. Purity standards for reagents and laboratory chemicals are set by organizations such as ASTM International or the American Chemical Society.
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Rheology Modifiers (58 suppliers)
Surfactants (75 suppliers)
Surfactants are compound additives which decrease the surface tension between two liquids or a liquid and a solid. They are amphiphilic substances that diffuse in water and adsorb at the interfaces between water and oils, fats, or air.
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Waxes and Wax Compounds (144 suppliers)
Waxes and wax compounds are high molecular weight organic materials similar to fats and oils, except waxes are solid at room temperature (melting point above 45 C). Waxes are used in sealers, polishes, inks, lubricants, binders and investment casting.
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Welding Gases and Thermal Process Gases (116 suppliers)
Welding gases and thermal process gases are specialized gases for welding, cutting or other thermal processing applications.
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