Sodium Hydroxide NaOH (Caustic) for sale

Sodium Hydroxide NaOH (Caustic) for sale

Sodium Hydroxide is an inorganic compound vital to many industries. It’s used for industrial applications ranging from paper production to textile development to cleaning agent manufacturing; over 70,000,000 tons are produced each year. It is typically derived as a co-product during the manufacture of chlorine. Its popularity rests largely on its inexpensiveness and its ability to “scrub” gases to effectively remove acids during burning.Sodium Hydroxide Pearl Grade in Standard grade Lye / Sodium Hydroxide / NaOH. Sodium hydroxide, also known as lye and caustic soda, is an inorganic compound with the formula NaOH. It is a white solid, a salt (ionic compound), consisting of sodium cations Na+ and hydroxide anions OH−. Sodium hydroxide is a highly caustic base and alkali, that decomposes proteins at ordinary ambient temperatures and may cause severe chemical burns. It is highly soluble in water and readily absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide from the air.

Specification of Sodium Hydroxide Formula

  • Product Caustic Soda Prills
  • Size 0.25 – 1.3mm diameter
  • Appearance White deliquescent spheres
  • NaOH Min (On Dry Basis)
  • NaCl 0.022% weight (max)
  • Na2CO3 0.94% weight (max)
  • Na2SO4 0.038% weight (max)
  • Fe 5 ppm weight (max)
  • Ni pic-up 3 ppm weight (max)

Uses of Sodium Hydroxide / Caustic

Sodium Hydroxide for sale

  • Cleaning agent – Caustic Soda is frequently used for cleaning in both industrial and domestic environments, once added to water it can dissolve grease, oils, fats and protein based deposits, making it very useful for cleaning ovens and clearing blocked drains.
  • Soap Making – Caustic Soda is used in the making of soap and is often referred to as Lye.
  • Biodiesel  caustic soda is used for the manufacture of biodiesel, caustic soda is used as a catalyst for the transesterification of methanol and triglycerides.
  • Chemical Pulping – Caustic Soda is used in the pulping of wood to manufacture paper or regenerated fibers.

Free Shipping Information for UK Customers

Carriage to a UK Mainland address and VAT is already included in the price.  Some types of chemicals are classified as hazardous and as such will be sent on an overnight carrier.  A signature will be required on delivery.  Once your order has been placed and the product has been shipped, you will be sent an email and text message with the tracking information included which will allow you to track the item and adjust if required.

 

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