What are the uses of sodium silicate?

What is the chemical formula for sodium silicate?

  • Product Description. Chemical Formula: Na2SiO3. CAS Number: 6834-92-0. Synonyms: liquid glass, water glass. Material uses: adhesives, drilling fluids, concrete treatment. Sodium silicate, also known as waterglass, is an inorganic chemical made by combining sand and soda ash (sodium carbonate) at high temperature.

Is sodium silicate soluble in water?

  • Most silicate salts, with the exception of sodium silicate, are only slightly soluble in water and are widely distributed in nature. Minerals such as asbestos, mica, talc, lava, etc., contain silicates.

What is the density of sodium silicate?

  • Physical properties of sodium silicate-based substances make them very attractive for commercial/industrial use. Liquids and solids based on sodium silicate and produced by PQ Corporation have a density from 1.6g/cubic cm. to about 1.4 g/cubic cm.

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