Sodium gluconate is the sodium salt of gluconic acid, produced by fermentation of glucose. It is a white to tan, granular to fine, crystalline powder, very soluble in water. Non corrosive, non-toxic and readily biodegradable (98 % after 2 days), sodium gluconate is more and more appreciated as chelating agent.

The outstanding property of sodium gluconate is its excellent chelating power, especially in alkaline and concentrated alkaline solutions. It forms stable chelates with calcium, iron, copper, aluminium and other heavy metals, and in this respect, it surpasses all other chelating agents, such as EDTA, NTA and related compounds.

Aqueous solutions of sodium gluconate are resistant to oxidation and reduction, even at high temperatures. However, it is easily degraded biologically (98 % after 2 days), and thus presents no wastewater problem.

Sodium gluconate is also a highly efficient set retarder and a good plasticiser / water reducer for concrete, mortar and gypsum.

 

Uses: This product can form stable complex and chelate with various kinds of ions and is widely used in electroplating, metal surface washing, aluminum oxidation coloring and water treatment.

 

Producing method: Glucose undergoes electrolysis, decoloring, evaporating, crystallizing, centrifugal hydroextracting and drying.

 

 Industrial Applications

  •  Agrochemicals, Fertilisers
  •  Construction
  •  Fine Chemicals
  •  Inks, Paints, Coatings
  •  Metal Surface Treatment
  •  Paper
  •  Textile, Leather

 

Appearance

White to brown crystalline granules or powder

 

Content

≥98%

 

Cl

≤0.15%

 

Reducing sugar

≤0.5%

 

Pb

≤0.001%

 

Drying loss

≤2.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sodium Gluconate Granules

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