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Liquid Caustic Soda

Feb 19, 2016

    Liquid Caustic Soda, also known by its chemical name Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH), is one of the most widely used, important building-block chemicals produced and consumed in the US marketplace. Caustic Soda is one of the workhorses of the chemical industry, sharing this position only with Soda Ash and Sulfuric Acid. In recent years the commercial production of caustic soda, which is the co-product of the manufacture of Liquid Chlorine, has totaled approximately 13 million dry short tons per year. This output ranks sixth in volume among the major chemicals produced in the US.

    Typically marketed as a 50% solution, Liquid Caustic Soda is a colorless, odorless liquid. Caustic Soda is an important component in a wide variety of applications and manufacturing processes and there is hardly an industrial product that does not depend upon the use of Caustic Soda. The following is a commonly recognized list of products and/or industries which require the use Liquid Caustic Soda: