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Liquid Caustic Soda, (Sodium Hydroxide), 50%

Liquid Caustic Soda, (Sodium Hydroxide), 50% – Oil Field Chemicals

Liquid Caustic Soda, (Sodium Hydroxide), 50% – HAWKINS operates liquid CAUSTIC SODA barge terminals in Memphis, TN, Dupo, IL, Camanche, IA, and St. Paul, MN. The product can be supplied as is, diluted with water to a specified concentration, or buffered to significantly reduce the freezing point. Caustic soda is used to maintain alkalinity in water-based drilling fluids.  (Additional concentrations are available).

Parameter Range
Caustic Soda (NaOH) 50% by weight min.
Sodium carbonate
< 0.1% by weight
Chlorides (as Cl) < 100 ppm
Iron (as Fe) < 4 ppm
pH (1% solution) > 12
Specific Gravity 1.52 at 20°C
Crystallization Temp 58°F


Freezing Point of Sodium Hydroxide

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