They are identical duplicates. Mercury products are sold via Mercury dealers, whereas Quicksilver products are offered by Walmart, Academy, and other retailers. The names come from the fact that these products were first made with the elemental mercury found in streams and lakes.
Elemental mercury is toxic. When exposed to air, it forms a thin layer of gas called mercuric vapor. This can be absorbed through the lungs or skin. Elemental mercury is harmful if swallowed or inhaled. It should never be poured into a landfill or dumped in water bodies.
Quicksilver products are manufactured using liquid ethylene glycol instead of elemental mercury. They work on the same principle- when heated they release a volatile substance that kills insects. However, quicksilver products have many disadvantages over elemental mercury products. First, they are much more expensive. Second, they are not recommended for use with food because ethylene glycol changes the flavor of foods it comes in contact with. Finally, quicksilver products must be used before they become inactive. If not used within six months of purchase, they will no longer kill insects.
In conclusion, quicksilver is a brand name for ethylene glycol product line from Mercury Marine.
Mercury Group of Companies Inc. is an acronym for Mercury Group of Companies Inc. It is a Canadian public company based in Toronto that develops, manufactures, and sells heavy equipment including trucks, buses, and off-road vehicles.
It was founded in 1972 by Frank Stronach. The company acquired Bus Industries in 2000, which increased its size significantly. In 2004, it bought back some of its shares from private investors at a premium to help pay down debt. Mercurys stock has risen more than four-fold since 2004 but still remains relatively small compared with its competitors.
Stronach is the chairman and chief executive officer of the company. His son Robert is president and chief operating officer. The other members of the family hold several positions within the company including two unelected directors who control nearly 10% of the votes at any time. They are able to do this because they own nearly 40% of the shares outside of voting rights.
Frank Stronach died in January 2019 at the age of 89. He is the longest-serving CEO in the history of the truck industry and one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Canada and Austria.
Mercury sells its products in more than 70 countries.
Mercury is the fastest planet, moving at over 300 km per hour around the Sun. It takes 87 days to orbit the Sun.
Venus is the second-fastest planet, with a surface speed of 110 km/hr. It takes 105 days to orbit the Sun.
Earth is the third-fastest planet, with a surface speed of 25 km/hr. It takes 92 minutes for Earth to orbit the Sun.
Mars is the fourth-fastest planet, with a surface speed of 10 km/hr. It takes 687 hours for Mars to orbit the Sun.
Jupiter is the fifth-fastest planet, with a surface speed of 5 km/hr. It takes 12 years for Jupiter to orbit the Sun.
Saturn is the sixth-fastest planet, with a surface speed of 2 km/hr. It takes 9 years 40 days for Saturn to orbit the Sun.
Uranus is the seventh-fastest planet, with a surface speed of 1 km/hr. It takes 84 years for Uranus to orbit the Sun.
Mercury, as a soft metal, generates relatively stable derivatives with the heavier chalcogens. Its alloys are highly malleable and can be easily bent without breaking. They have a silver color and are very ductile.
Because of its flexibility, mercury has many uses in industry, especially in thermometers and barometers. It is also used in dental fillings, batteries, and fluorescent light bulbs.
The word "mercury" comes from the Greek mercury, which means "rainbow." This is because when heated, it becomes red-black in color. Elemental mercury is extremely reactive and will combine with other elements to form compounds such as mercuric chloride or amalgam (a mixture of mercury and gold or silver).
Hg+Hg=Hg2++1/2O2 or 2 Hg atoms + 2 Hg atoms = 2 Hg2 molecules
All chemical elements are composed of groups of atoms that are held together by electromagnetic forces. The strength of these forces depends on the size of the particles: the smaller the particle, the stronger the force.
Elemental mercury, often known as quicksilver, is a gleaming, silver-white metal that is liquid at ambient temperature. It is found in some older thermometers, fluorescent light bulbs, and electrical switches. Modern thermometers use IR sensors instead, but many other products may contain elemental mercury.
Hg0 is the most common form of mercury. Other forms include Hg2+, HgS, and organic mercury (methylmercury and ethylmercury). Methylmercury is toxic while ethylmercury is not. Both are hazardous to humans and animals through consumption of food contaminated with them.
Methylmercury can find its way into food from animal products (e.g., fish) or plant products (e.g., grain), while ethylmercury can enter the body only through eating food that has been sprayed with it. The methylation process occurs mainly in bacteria present in the gut. They use carbon dioxide and hydrogen produced by bacterial decomposition of food waste and cellulose products such as plants to methylate small amounts of mercury that reach the colon. This form of mercury is then released into the feces and eliminated from the body through urine or breath.
In general, elemental mercury is very harmful if inhaled or ingested, whereas organic mercury is less toxic when consumed.