Potassium Carbonate Solution is a clear, near colourless 50% liquid which is manufactured from Potassium Hydroxide and Carbon Dioxide.
The product is typically supplied in bulk tankers, 200 litre drums and 1000 litre IBC’s for use in the chemical, cocoa, catalyst and oil and gas industries.
■ Product data and typical properties
Molecular weight: 138.21
pH (20°C, neat): 13.2 (typical)
Specific Gravity (20°C): 1.53 (typical)
Crystallisation temperature: 10°C approx.
Appearance: clear, colourless liquid free of extraneous matter
Turbidity: NTU < 2.5
Assay: % w/w K2CO3 49.5 ± 1.0
Potassium Hydroxide: % w/w KOH < 1.0 (< 0.2 typical)
Iron: % w/w as Fe < 0.0001
The product is tested using our standard analytical methods.
Road tankers, according to transport regulations.
1000 litre Intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), 200 and 25 litre polyethylene drums.