Potassium hydroxide solution is a colorless solid and a strong, corrosive base.
Olin is the second-largest producer of potassium hydroxide in North America.
Olin ships potassium hydroxide by tank truck, rail car, barge or ship. These shipments are sent directly to customers or to a network of strategically located terminals to allow for further distribution of the product, domestically and internationally.
The company makes potassium hydroxide in two concentrations – 45 percent and 50 percent. It has a wide variety of industrial uses.
Detailed potassium hydroxide technical information:
|Potassium Hydroxide (KOH)|
|Chemical Properties||See Safety Data Sheet|
· 45% Solution
· 50% Solution
|Strengths||45% - 50% Potassium Hydroxide Solution|
|Uses in industry||
· Agriculture (fertilizers, herbicides)
· Alkaline Batteries
· Deicing Fluids
· Food Additives
· Oil & Gas Drilling
· Potassium Carbonate
· Potassium Chemicals
· Photo Chemicals
· Soaps & detergents
· Water Treatment
Tank Truck: 45,000-48,000 lbs or __.00 dst
Railcar: 190,000 lbs or 50 dst
|Conversions||Dry Short Tons: LBS x Na2O / 76 / 2000|
|Billing Factors||CWT: Net Lbs x ( 1 / % Solution) x Tank KOH %|
|Certifications||· NSF/ANSI Standard 60
· ANSI /AWWA B511
· Food Chemical Codex
· Kosher Certification
· Halal Compliant