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Sodium Silicate Properties

Sodium Silicate

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Sodium silicate is a compound mixture of sodium oxide. It is available in aqueous solution and in solid form. It is stable in neutral and alkaline solutions. It is used in cements, passive fire protection, refractories, textile, water treatment,detergents and lumber processing, and automobiles.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless solid
Boiling Point 2355 °C
CAS Number 6834-92-0, 1344-09-8
Chemical Composition Sodium Hydroxide;Sodium Silicate
Density 2.4 g/cm3
EINECS Number 229-912-9
IUPAC Name Sodium Metasilicate
InChI 1S/2Na.O3Si/c;;1-4(2)3/q2*+1;-2
Melting Point 1088 °C
Molar Mass 122.06 g/mol
Molecular Formula Na2SiO3
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-0,C-NA
Other_Cations Potassium Silicate
RTECS Number VV9365000
Refractive 1.52 n20/D
Synonyms Waterglass;Liquid glass;Sodium Sesquisilicate;Sodium-M-Silicate;Sodium Metasilicate