Sodium Silicate Plants Technology
Desmet Ballestra offers two types of plants depending on the Silica feedstock
and the expected product
Wet process plant processing
silica sand to produce Sodium Silicate alkaline solution.
Water-glass dissolution plant processing
water-glass lumps to produce Sodium Silicate solutions neutral or in a wide
range of alkalinity.
Sodium silicate is mainly used as detergents additive as:
Heavy metal complexant
Alkalinity provider • Co-builder
However, it can also be used in the following processes:
Waste water treatment