Potassium Carbonate CAS: 584-08-7
Molecular formula: K2CO3
Appearance: White crystal powder
Is tasted, containing K2O 68.12%, its appearance is white powder crystallization, 2.43 g/cm3 density, melting point 891 ° C, thermal stability, high in 1000 ° C above nor decomposition.
Properties and applications:
It is white power, small granular crystallization, was dissolves in water absolutely, and generates alkaline solution. Potassium Carbonate has improvement of plant photosynthesis and improve soil structure and provide nutrients, widely used in agriculture area. Also used as raw materials in manufacturing electro tube, TV kinescope, computer display. It is applied in optical glass improving clarity, strength and refractive index. It is also applied in electrode avoiding electric arc breaking-off during welding.
Packing:Plastic woven bag or kraft bag inner with plastic bag ,in 25/50/1000kg net.
Handling and stirage:Store in dry and ventilated house away from moisture.Do not store in goods yards or expose to the air. Proter the material from rain when loading and unloading .Be sure to keep the package dry and free from contaminant Avoid handling and transporting together with acid substances.In the even of a fire,use wather as extinguishing agent.
tech grade potassium carbonate 584-08-7