Zinc Chloride 98%

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Other Trading Names:
•  Zinc Butter
• Zinc (II) Chloride
• Zinc Dichloride
• Butter of Zinc
Types of Packaging
• PP bags with 25kg weight capacity per bag
Jumbo bags with 1000kg weight capacity per bag
• Plastic drums with 50kg weight capacity per drum
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FOB Price (Per Ton) $100.00

Zinc Chloride 98% is a very useful chemical compound having the chemical formula ZnCl2.
Chemical Appearance
Zinc Chloride 98% has the appearance of a white or colorless crystalline solid. It is hygroscopic and very deliquescent. It is odourless. It is highly soluble in water.
Chemical Applications and Strengths
Zinc Chloride 98% is an extremely efficient chemical compound and therefore, has many industrial applications. Its main applications and strengths are:
• Zinc Chloride 98% is most popularly used in the battery industry.
• It is used as a metallurgical flux.
• It reacts with metal oxides and gives derivatives of the idealised formula MZnOCI2. This reaction uses zinc chloride solution as a flux for soldering.
• It is used in organic synthesis. It is a very useful Lewis acid in organic chemistry.
• It is used as a catalyser for catalysing the conversion of methanol to hexamethylbenzene.
• It is also used for the catalyses of the Fischer indole synthesis and Friedal Crafts acylation reactions.
• The combination of Zinc Chloride and hydrochloric acid is popularly known as Lucas reagent. It is very effective for the preparation of alkyl chlorides from alcohol.
• It also helps in the activation of benzylic and allylic halides.
• It is also used as a reducing agent.
• It is used as a starting reagent for the synthesis of many organozinc reagents.
• Zinc Chloride is also very useful in textile and paper processing.
• Concentrated aqueous solutions of zinc chloride have the ability of dissolving starch, silk and cellulose.
• It is used as a fireproofing agent.
• It is also used in fabric refreshers.
• It is used for making vulcanised paper.
• It is also used for making smoke grenades. It gives an effective smoke screen.
• It is used for the detection of fingerprints because it fluoresces more intensely.
It is used as a disinfectant and wood preservative.
It is widely used in the treatment of skin cancer.

Zinc Chloride 98%

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