Caustic soda flakes (technical sodium hydroxide flakes) – flake mass of white color, very hygroscopic, very soluble in water and alcohol. The formula is NaOH. Technical sodium hydroxide flakes are obtained by evaporating of liquid caustic soda А grade.
The product is used in organic synthesis processes, petroleum products refining, textile industry in production of viscose silk and in bleaching fabrics, in paper and aniline industry, soap making, production of aluminum and sodium metal, soluble glass, alkaline accumulators, Trilon B.
Caustic soda flakes are transported by railway and motor transport. 25 kg, 50 kg polypropylene bags, special soft containers with a maximum mass of 1,000 kg, 60 kg polyethylene barrels (without the insert) are used for packaging the product. Transportation in 20 and 40-feet sea vans is possible for countries outside the CIS.
Guaranteed shelf life of the product is 1 year from the manufacture date.
Caustic soda flakes are regulated by STO 00203312-017-2011 and have the following physical and chemical indicators: