What is Calcium Nitrate?
Calcium nitrate is an inorganic salt compound, mainly used as a nitrogen source in fertilizers. It usually appears as a white to light gray crystalline powder and is highly soluble in water. Our Calcium Nitrate is of high quality, specifically intended for various professional applications.
What do you use Calcium Nitrate for?
Calcium nitrate has multiple uses:
- Agriculture: As a fertilizer for a direct supply of both calcium and nitrogen to plants.
- Industrial: In the production of some explosives.
- Construction: As a component in concrete mixtures to reduce the time required for curing.
Properties of Calcium Nitrate
Calcium nitrate is recognized for its dual nutritional value, making it a valuable choice for agricultural applications. It promotes the absorption of potassium, magnesium and calcium in plants.
Other common areas of application:
- As a corrosion inhibitor in diesel fuels.
- For the production of luminous or “cold” flames.
- In wastewater treatment to reduce the formation of hydrogen sulfide.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Is Calcium Nitrate Safe for Plants? Yes, when applied correctly, it provides plants with essential nutrients without damaging them.
- What is the chemical formula of Calcium Nitrate? Its chemical formula is Ca(NO₃)₂.
- Where can I find more information about Calcium Nitrate? More information can be found in the safety data sheets offered, or at: Pubchem.
Where can I buy Calcium nitrate?
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