Sodium Chloride

Sodium chloride NaCl

Sodium chloride, also known as salt or halite, is an ionic compound consisting of a 1:1 ratio of sodium and chloride ions. Sodium chloride is used in many industrial processes. It is a major source of sodium and chlorine compounds used as feedstocks for further chemical syntheses.

Properties

Solubility in water at 25°C: 360 g/L
Density: 2.165 g/cm3

 

Production

Sodium chloride is typically produced by evaporation of seawater or brine or by mining of rock salt.

Associated industries

Chemical

Chloralkali

Pulp & Paper

Associated equipment

DTB Crystallizer

FC Evaporator

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