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Incredible Mineral – Electric Car Battery Challenge

Posted by appliedm on November 18th, 2016 in | 0 comments

Diatomaceous earth is truly incredible. Every day we find a new use or application for our DE. This week, UC Riverside engineering professors announced that they’re using DE as a source of silica for electric car battery anodes. Most people who believe in the electric car revolution would agree with this statement: “Batteries that power […]

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Celebrating Diatomaceous Earth Day 31st August

Posted by appliedm on September 23rd, 2016 in | 0 comments

Biologists know about diatoms, the single-celled plants that form diatomaceous earth, because they are truly the lungs of the earth, in that they produce about ¾ of the world’s new oxygen supply. Materials scientists know about diatom skeletons (called frustules), the tiny, intricate porous opal structures, because they are known to be the strongest naturally-occurring […]

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Diatomaceous Earth and Secrets of Great Beer

Posted by appliedm on July 25th, 2016 in | 0 comments

  Here in the UK, we really like our beer. But we don’t think much about how beer is made and what makes it better. How do you make the best beer? Is the ingredients? The hops, the malt, the barley? The recipe? The brewer? The fermenting process? Is it in how you store it? […]

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