SODIUM METASILICATE PENTAHYDRATE

PRODUCTION AND APPLICATION:

Sodium Metasiliicate Pentahydrate is a white crystalline powder, readily soluble in water, very alkaline. It has chemical formula: Na2SiO3 • 5H2O. It is used in the manufacture of industrial detergents and other products for washing and cleaning, as the electrolyte in the production of ceramic-refractory materials, etc.

Properties

Values

SiO2, %

27,30-29,20

Na2O, %

28,50-30,00

SiO2 / Na2O (molar ratio)

0,95-1,05

pH (1% solution)

12,50-13,00

PACKAGING:
Plastic bags, 25 kg
STORAGE:
Sodium Metasilicate Pentahydrate is hygroscopic material, packaging must be well closed. It must be storaged in dry warehouses at temperatures from 5 - 25 ° C. Take precautions as for handling strong alkalies.

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