Molécula de carbonato potásico

Potassium carbonate

The basis to manufacture special glass

Potassium carbonate sheet (in Spanish)

What is it for?

Potassium carbonate is used:

  • In the pharmaceutical, food, fertiliser, pigment and dye industries, liquid soaps and detergents, paint strippers and in the chemical industry in general.
    For the production of ceramics.
  • For the manufacture of glass for cathode ray tubes, lighting, laboratory equipment and optical instruments.
  • For the manufacture of household tableware.
Detalle del laboratorio de la fábrica de Vila-seca II

Potassium carbonate is used to manufacture special glasses.

Did you know that...

Potassium carbonate was formerly obtained by leaching ashes from burnt wood or vegetables. In the late 18th century, it began to be used in the US as a yeast agent for bread.

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José Antonio Riquelme Vicente
José Antonio Riquelme Vicente
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