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Markets and Uses for Calcium Chloride

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Markets and Uses for Calcium Chloride

For more information about the markets and uses for calcium chloride outlined below, please visit www.peterschemical.com [1] .

Industry Applications Benefit
Highway maintenance Dustlaying Moisture absorbed from the air prevents dust formation
Snow and ice control Melts ice
Chemical manufacture Production of calcium salts Source of calcium
Cement Low alkali cement volatilize alkali, source of chlorides
Food Cheese, brining, beer Source of Calcium
Construction Cold-weather concrete additive Accelerates set
Soil solidification Solidifies loose, sandy soils when mixed with sodium silicate
Tractor tire weighting Lowers freezing temperature of water put in tires for better traction
Drying air and gases Direct drying compound Removes moisture by hygroscopicity
Highway construction Shoulder and base stabilization Retains moisture which improves compaction of soil
Automotive & Aluminum Waste Water Treatment Removes Fluorides, Phosphates, Heavy Metals and oily wastes
Mining Dustproofing and freeze-resisting ore and coal Retains moisture; lowers freezing point of water
Paper manufacture Increases web strength of corrugating media Provides artificial water hardness for better drainage
De-Inking Works with fatty acid soaps on recycled paper
Improves dye retention Provides artificial water hardness that helps set paper dyes
Petroleum Additive to oil well completion fluids Increases density
Cementing finished oil wells Accelerates set of cement
Drilling mud additive Reduces shale swelling
Drying petroleum fractions Absorbs water

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