Sodium silicate is used to manufacture detergents, catalysts, TiO2 , absorbing agents, (fire resisting and acid-proof) cements, moulds; it is also used in the water purification field, boarding, de-inking of paper, purification of metal surfaces, ... In addition, because of its interesting binding properties, sodium silicate is used as an aid in processing.
There are two different forms:
Solid sodium silicate:
Light green to light blue crystal, transparent or semi-transparent
Liquid sodium silicate:
Colorless clear or light gray deup
Different density °Baumé is available
Solid sodium silicate, to be packed in 50kg; 1000kg; 1200kg; 1250kg jumbo bag Liquid sodium silicate, to be packed in 295kg iron drums (loading 23.6mt per 20ft container)