CAUSTIC SODA (SODIUM HYDROXIDE)
- CAS No : 1310-73-2
Caustic soda is a versatile alkali with main uses in the manufacture of pulp and paper, alumina, soap and detergents, petroleum products and chemical production.
Chlorine gas has been used to generate chlorine atoms via photolysis for molecular halogen photochemical experiments. It can be used as a reactant for the extraction of gold from an alluvial material via a pyrometallurgical process and to synthesize carbide-derived carbons (CDC) from zirconium carbide.
Hydrochloric acid is an important chemical reagent and industrial chemical, used in the production of polyvinyl chloride for plastic. In households, diluted hydrochloric acid is often used as a descaling agent. In the food industry, hydrochloric acid is used as a food additive and in the production of gelatin. Hydrochloric acid is also used in leather processing.
Sodium bisulfate is used primarily to lower pH. it also is used in metal finishing, cleaning products, and to lower the pH of water for effective chlorination in swimming pools and hot tubs.
Hydrogen is used in various in industrial applications; these include metalworking, flat glass production , the electronics industry and applications in electricity generation, for example for generator cooling or for corrosion prevention in power plant pipelines.