SODA ASH LIGHT

HS Code: 28362090

Sodium carbonate

Sodium carbonate, Na?CO?·10H?O, is the inorganic compound with the formula Na?CO? and its various hydrates. All forms are white, odourless, water-soluble salts that yield moderately alkaline solutions in water. Historically, it was extracted from the ashes of plants growing in sodium-rich soils. 

Formula: Na2CO3
Molar mass: 105.9888 g/mol
Density: 2.54 g/cm³
Melting point: 851 °C
Boiling point: 1,600 °C
ChemSpider ID: 9916
Soluble in: Water

Description

Light Soda Ash is an important basic industrial alkali chemical used in soap and detergents, pulp and paper, iron and steel, aluminium cleaning compounds, water softening and dyeing, in fiber reactive dyes, effluent treatment and production of chemicals.

Uses

Soda ash is most commonly used in:

Manufacture of glass, where it reduces the melting temperature of the sand used in

glass formation and helps in the 'workability' or shaping of glass articles such as tableware and float glass, Making soaps and detergents, where it is employed as a builder, or filler, to give a smoother surface, Production of chemicals such as sodium silicate, sodium bicarbonate and per carbonate, and sodium chromate and dichromate, Pulp and paper manufacture, water treatment, effluent treatment, metallurgy and drugs.

Glass: The glass industry is a large consumer sector of soda ash consumption per ton of glass is 0.2T.

Detergent : It is used as detergent in wool rinsing medicine and tanning.

Printing and dyeing  : Printing and Dyeing industry is used as a water softener.

Buffer:  As buffering agent, neutralize and dough improver it can be used   for pastry and noodle food and can be used appropriately according to production needs

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