Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride KCl

Potassium chloride is an ionic compound consisting of a 1:1 ratio of potassium and chloride ions. Potassium chloride is mainly used as a fertilizer.

Properties

Solubility in water at 25°C: 360 g/L
Density: 1.984 g/cm3

 

Production

Potassium chloride is extracted from the minerals sylvite, carnalite, and potash. It also can be extracted from salt water.

Associated industries

Fertilizer

Associated Swenson equipment

DTB Crystallizer

FC Evaporator