Other Uses of Calcium Chloride
Snow and Ice Control
|Prevents dust formation
|Construction||Cold-weather concrete additive
Tractor tire weighting
solidifies loose, sandy soils
lowers freezing temperatures of water put in tires
|Highway Construction||Shoulder and base< stabilization||Improves compaction of soil|
|Mining||Dust proofing and freeze resisting ore and coal||Retains moisture; lowers freezing point of residual water|
|Petroleum||Additive to oil well fluids
Cementing finished oil wells
Drilling mud additive
Drying petroleum fractions
Accelerates set of cement
Reduces shale swelling
|Portland Cement Manufacture||Additive to kiln feed or fuel||Reduce alkali content of cement|
|Railroad right-of-way||weed-killer additive||Prevents weed-killer from drying out and becoming flammable|
|Refrigeration||Brine ingredient||calcium chloride brines have low freezing points|
|Rubber manufacture||Coagulating latex emulsions||Coagulant|
|Steel and pig iron
|Treatment of pelletized ore and blast furnace additive||Elimination of alkalis that attack furnace refractory|
|Waste water treatment||Removal of fluorides
Treatment of oily wastes
Removal of silicates
Breaks oil emulsions
Chemicals mentioned in this publication require care in handling.
CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Contact may cause eye injury and skin irritation or burns.
If swallowed – call a Physician
In case of contact: For eyes, promptly flush with plenty of water and wash thoroughly. Contaminated clothing should be removed as soon as possible and washed before reuse.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Before using calcium chloride, carefully review the information contained in the product safety data sheet.
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