Why is sodium silicate a mineral binder
What does sodium silicate Powder mean?
The molecular form of sodium silicate, Na2O is its molecular formula. nSiO2*xH2O. The amount of sodium silicate molecules in a solution varies depending on the proportion of sodium oxide and silicon dioxide. Modulus refers to this ratio. The modulus greater than 3 is considered neutral water glass. It is known as basic sodium silicate if the modulus is lower than 3. Commodity sodium silicate is both a solid and liquid form. Colorless liquid sodium silicate can be found in a translucent liquid, colorless liquid, and slightly transparent. The sodium silicate aqueous solution exhibits high viscosity and a particularly high modulus. The silicate reacts with acid and breaks down into a colloidal precipitate. Solid water glass, a form of yellowish-green or sky blue glassy substance, has a relative density that increases as the modulus decreases. If the modulus is decreased from 3.33-1, the relative density rises from 2.413-1 to 2.560. It has no set melting point. Useful for concrete acceleration and water repellent.
Use of sodium silicate
1. A valuable soap filler is sodium silicate. To buffer laundry soap's acidity and reduce soapy soapy water loss, add sodium silicate to laundry soap. This will enhance washing abilities, prevent soapy rancidity, and increase soapiness.
2. In synthetic detergents, sodium silicate helps to clean, prevent corrosion and stabilize foam.
3. This can also be used to fill in for papermaking
4. Useful in the manufacture of silica gel and silicon gel
5. It's used in the foundry to bond clay and sand. Also, it is used for cores and molds.
The chemical and physical properties of sodium silicate
Calculating the silica-sand to alkali ratio, or the molar ratio SiO2 and N2O determines the sodium silicate modulus, n. It is used to show the composition of sodium silicate. Modulus (generally between 1.5-3.5) is an important parameter in sodium silicate. A solid sodium silicate will not dissolve easily in water. However, if its modulus is greater than 1.5, it can be dissolvable in warm water. If n is higher, the solid sodium silicate can be dispersed in warm water. It can be dispersed in steam at higher than 4 atmospheric pressure if the chemical number exceeds 3. Higher sodium silicate's modulus means more silicon oxide. As a result, sodium silicate becomes viscous and easier to melt and harden. There are many uses for sodium silicate. This silicate is used extensively in many industries, including ordinary casting, precision cast, paper making and clay processing.
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