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Sodium Carbonate

Manufacture Of Sodium Carbonate, Properties Of Sodium Carbonate, Uses Of Sodium Carbonate

Sodium carbonate is a chemical compound which conforms to the general formula Na2CO3.

It is commonly referred to as soda ash because it was originally obtained from the ashes of burnt seaweed. Now, soda ash is primarily manufactured by a method known as the Solvay process. Currently, it is one of the top industrial chemicals, in terms of volume, produced in the United States. It is mostly used in the manufacture of glass, but is also used in the manufacture of other products and is an important precursor to many of the sodium compounds used throughout industry.

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