What is Sodium Sulfate?
Sodium sulfate (Na2SO4) is a white crystalline salt known for its high solubility in water. It is also known as Glauber’s salt and is used in various industries due to its versatile properties.
What do you use Sodium Sulfate for?
Sodium sulfate has several uses:
- Textile industry: In the production of synthetic fibres and in the dyeing of textiles.
- Glass production: As a melting agent to remove air bubbles during glass melting.
- Chemical production: As an intermediate in the manufacture of other chemicals.
Properties of Sodium Sulfate
Sodium sulfate is non-toxic, stable under normal conditions and shows a high affinity for water, which is why it is used as a desiccant.
Other common areas of application:
- As a filler in powdered detergents.
- In the paper industry to desalinate the pulp.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- How should I safely store Sodium Sulfate? Store it in a cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container.
- Is Sodium Sulfate Safe for the Environment? Yes, it is a naturally occurring compound and is biodegradable.
- Where can I find more information about Sodium Sulfate? More information can be found in the safety data sheets offered, or at: Pubchem.
Where Can I Buy Sodium Sulfate?
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