Sodium Sulphate

CAS#: 7757-82-6


Sodium Sulphate was discovered in 1625 by Johan Rudolf Glauber, therefore Sodium Sulphate is often called Glauber’s salt. In the previous centuries Sodium Sulphate was mainly being used as a raw material to produce Soda Ash (Sodium Carbonate).

Today Sodium Sulphate is still being used in various applications. The largest use of Sodium Sulphate is as a filler of powder detergents, consuming approximately 50% of the global production. Due to its free-flowing properties and low price, Sodium Sulphate can easily be used as filler in powder detergents.

Sodium Sulphate is also being used in the Paper, Glass, Textile & Feed Industry.

In general Sodium Sulphate can be produced in two ways; either it come from natural sources or it is being produced as a by-product of the chemical industry.

Characteristics:

  • Used as filler is powder detergents
  • Good free flowing properties
  • Cost efficient in formula’s (low price)

Natural Sodium Sulphate Anhydrous
Applications:               Detergent, Glass, Paper/Pulp & Feed Industry
Packing:                       25 Kg bags, big bags & bulk
Lead time:                   1 week

Sodium Sulphate Anhydrous (by-product)
Applications:               Detergent, Glass, Paper/Pulp & Feed Industry
Packing:                       25 Kg bags, big bags & bulk
Lead time:                    1 week

Technical Data Sheet: Sodium Sulphate