Product by Application

Sodium silicates :

Industry Applications Function/Benefit

Detergents

Corrosion Inhibitor
Process aid
Buffer

Paper production

Conserve Hydrogen Peroxide in Deinking Process

Foundry

Binder in CO2 process Core making ( Iron casting)

Welding rod

Flux binder

Construction

Soil Stabilizer
Grouting

Ceramics

Deflocculant in slip preparation
Improves strength

Textiles

Dye fixation

Water treatment

Reduces levels of toxic metals

Potassium silicates :

Industry Applications Function/Benefit

Industrial cleaners

Detergency

Horticulture

Specialty fertilizers

Decorative coatings and paints

Non blooming