What is Iron Chloride III?
Iron Chloride III is a water chemical with multiple uses. The most popular uses of this chemical are water treatment, eutrophication, and coagulation, and they are often used in water processing industries. Iron Chloride III is also known as Ferric Chloride or Iron (III) Chloride.
Iron Chloride III is available in two different forms on Camachem. There is Ferric Chloride 96% and Ferric Chloride 40%. The difference between the two is the concentration of Ferric Chloride.
Iron Chloride III is often used in the process of removing impurities in water. As such, it is a highly demanded chemical in the water processing industries.
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What is the Chemical Formula of Iron Chloride III?
The chemical formula of Iron Chloride III is FeCl3.
What is Iron Chloride III Used For?
Iron Chloride III finds most of its application in the water processing Industry. It is used for different purposes. Some of its functions are highlighted below;
- It is used for coagulation. This is the process whereby iron anion is used to remove negative ions in the water. The combination of iron anion and the negative ions combine to form a solid that suspends below the water and can be filtered away.
- It is also used for wastewater treatment. It helps to precipitate phosphorus found in wastewater bodies.
- It is used for Eutrophication which is the process of supplying nutrients to water bodies outside of the ecosystem.
- Used in raw sewage treatment to disallow the growth of hydrogen sulfide.
- It is used for sludge conditioning where solids in sludges are dewatered.
- Ferric Chloride 40% finds application in offshore oil drilling processing and also for industrial effluents treatment.
Is Iron Chloride III Safe?
Consuming Iron Chloride III is unsafe because it is acidic and highly corrosive. This chemical is a strong dehydrating agent which can cause damage to human health when exposed to it without caution.
According to the Iron Chloride III SDS (MSDS), using Iron Chloride III as an industrial product is generally unsafe because of its toxicity. The chemical can irritate the skin, eyes, and mucus membrane. Proper storage and disposal of Iron Chloride III need to be taken into consideration to avoid any unwanted effects.
Iron Chloride III in large quantities.
How is Iron Chloride III Made?
You may wonder how to make Iron Chloride III, typically the chemical is manufactured in production plants and factories. Specifically, Iron Chloride III is made by treating Iron with Chlorine. Industrially, it is produced from Iron ore in a closed-loop process.
Where to Buy Iron Chloride III in Bulk?
You may be able to find Iron Chloride III in small quantities in your area. But if you want to buy large quantities of Iron Chloride III, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which are better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.
If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy Iron Chloride III on our website.
What drives demand for Iron Chloride III?
Since Iron Chloride III is relatively cheap and reliable, the main demand driver has been its effectiveness in water purification and sewage treatment.
How long does it typically take to produce a container load?
Typically, 1 day, but this time frame may vary slightly depending on different factors.
Iron Chloride III ready for shipping.
Which Countries Manufacture Iron Chloride III in Bulk?
The main producers of Iron Chloride III are China, the USA, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, and India. Consumption of Iron Chloride III has increased dramatically across the world, especially in developing countries.
How is Iron Chloride III Exported?
Iron Chloride III is shipped in 50kg black drums. Iron Chloride III is usually shipped in 23 tons/ 20ft containers. Ferric Chloride 40% can be packaged in 20kg steel drums and 280kg drum HDPE.
What is the latest Iron Chloride III price?
As Iron Chloride III is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics, and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. To get the latest price of Iron Chloride III, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.
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Where to Buy Iron Chloride III?
Here at Camachem, we have Iron Chloride III for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation today via email at [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response at +86-131-2037-9271.