The chemicals we supply for use in the plastics sector include:

  • Chemical formula NaOH – a colourless solution, or white spheres with a slight odour

    The solution of sodium hydroxide, caustic soda is used in the manufacture of soaps, dyes, paper, petrol products and polymers. Widely used in the majority of commercial oven and drain cleaners, it can also be used to clean process pipes, tanks, equipment, tanks and containers as it acts as a strong degreaser, descaler and pH adjuster.

    Other applications including within the electroplating industry, as a laboratory reagent, to clean and process metal and as an effluent treatment.

    The solid form of caustic soda is used widely in the paper and pulp industry. Also used in aluminium production, fuel production and refining, paints and surface treatments, as well as within solvents, dyes and adhesives.

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  • Chemical formula HCO2H – a colourless solution with a strong odour

    A versatile chemical mainly used within the agricultural industry as a preservative and additive in animal feed and silage. Also used by within the textile industry and for adhesives, plastics, rubber, construction materials, paints and as a surface agent.

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  • Chemical formula H2O:HCl – a colourless solution with a distinctive odour

    Widely used in industrial and chemical processes, hydrochloric acid has a large number of applications from battery production to steel production to leather treatment. It is used to hydrolyse starch and proteins during food preparation, as a chemical reagent for plastics and as a cleaner. Hydrochloric acid can also be used within the rubber, textile and photographic industries.

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  • Chemical formula NaClO – a yellowish liquid with a distinctive smell of chlorine

    A versatile chemical primarily used as a bleaching or disinfecting agent, sodium hypochlorite is used in the manufacture of paper and pulp, non-pesticidal agricultural chemicals, plasticisers and corrosion inhibitors, as well as commercial bleaches and laundry aids.

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Our strong relationship with our suppliers means we can obtain chemicals as required. If you need a chemical which is not listed, please get in touch and we will be happy to provide a quote.

Please call us on 01453 544940 or email us at info@altransliquids.co.uk.

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