Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Sodium Hexametaphosphate

  • Sodium hexametaphosphate (SHMP) is a hexamer of composition (NaPO3)6
  • Properties Of Sodium hexametaphosphate are White granules or powder and odourless. Easily soluble in water.
  • SHMP hydrolyzes in aqueous solution, particularly under acidic conditions, to sodium trimetaphosphate and sodium orthophosphate.
  • Used in the manufacturing of detergents, water softening agent in solution for printing, dyeing, and boilers, water treatment, paper making, textiles and tanning.
  • Sodium hexametaphosphate (SHMP) is used as an acidity regulator, emulsifier, humectant, raising agent, sequestrant, stabilizer and thickener.

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