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The Dixon Chew Blog - something to chew over.

Welcome to our blog where we’ll keep you updated with what’s going on and what’s new from Dixon Chew.

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Scratch the surface - you’ll find us!

If you scratch the surface of many everyday articles you will find the presence of reactive zirconium based crosslinkers.

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Adding a splash of colour

Detergents and industrial cleaners are often coloured to make them more visually appealing but how do you choose the right colourant for your product?

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AZC reactions with carboxyl groups

The reaction of Ammonium Zirconium Carbonate (AZC) with carboxyl groups is really a controlled decomposition.

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Zirconium vs Resin

For those involved in applying pigmented coatings there are important differences to consider in the way zirconium interacts with the coatings and the way traditional resins behave.

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Cycle to work

As part of last week's national Cycle to Work Day we, along with many other businesses, encouraged colleagues to take to two wheels and cycle to work for at least one day.

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Horses sweat, men perspire and ladies gently glow

This is a quote from a book written in the 1880's.

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Rain, rain and more rain

The lush greenery of the UK is due entirely to the rain that falls. But we do not always appreciate rain, especially because of the randomness with which it falls.

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Flying away this summer?

According to the Met Office, today (1st June) is the first day of summer. They define the UK summer as the calendar months of June, July and August.

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It's like watching paint dry

It's a commonly used phrase to express just how boring something is. Surprisingly the drying of paint isn't boring at all, in fact it is a very complex procedure.

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