Caustic Soda and It’s Industrial Manufacturing Uses

The chemical name of Caustic Soda is Sodium hydroxide The Chemical formula of Caustic Soda is: NaOH And of course, the common name is “Caustic soda”.

Commonly available in two forms

  • Caustic soda Lye
  • Caustic soda Flakes

You can also buy caustic soda via in liquid form. 

Here are some common uses of Caustic Soda in the industrial manufacturing sector:

Caustic soda or Lye is used for:

  • Candle making in its purest form
  • Soap making
  • Frosting glass
  • And, different uses are found in the food industry and Pharma industry too

Other uses of caustic soda:

  • Biodiesel place of supply
  • Drain cleaner

It’s crucial to ensure that you are signing a statement while purchasing caustic soda that you are not using it for illegal activities. Since its a chemical substance, there are various uses of this product.

So as responsible manufacturers and buyers, we need to ensure that caustic soda is used for the greater good and put to better use for mankind.

In general, Sodium hydroxide is used to manufacture many everyday products, such as:

  • Paper
  • Aluminum
  • Commercial drain and oven cleaners
  • Soaps
  • Detergents

In the energy sector, sodium hydroxide is used in fuel cell production. Fuel cells work like batteries to cleanly and efficiently produce electricity for a range of applications. Sodium hydroxide is also used to produce sodium hypochlorite, a water disinfectant.