MEXICO - BRIQUETTES
MEXICO - FLAKE
potassium hydroxide; caustic potash; potassium hydrate; lye; KOH
Soap manufacture, bleaching textiles and mercerizing cotton, manufacture of potassium carbonate and tetrapotassium pyrophosphate, electrolyte in alkaline storage batteries and some fuel cells (specifically used for alkaline, nickel-cadmium and nickel-metal hydride batteries), absorbent for carbon dioxide, NOx, SO3, and hydrogen sulfide, dyestuffs, liquid fertilizers, food additive, herbicides, electroplating, mercerizing, paint removers, reagent, synthetic rubber. Etchant in semiconductor wet processing, photoengraving and lithography, reactant, catalyst and processing aid, pH and alkalinity adjustment, lye peeling of vegetables and fruits, neutralizer and alkalinity control in analytical chemistry, manufacture of high-purity potassium compounds.