Potassium Hydroxide Pellets

The products manufactured by us under the trade name of CALIRON are conforming to the stringent international Quality Standards.

Our CALIRON brand products have an uninterrupted presence since more than Five decades and are well known World Wide for keeping their tradition of supreme quality standards.

Sodium Hydroxide Pellets

Functions of the Potassium Hydroxide Pellets

PH-adjustment and neutralisation
  • Balances or neutralizes the pH of the process

Electrolyte
  • Used as electrolytes in batteries
  • Used in electrolysers for producing hydrogen gas

Cleaning Agent
  • Used for degreasing metals used for electronic applications

Etching
  • Used for etching silicon wafers
  • Dissolving agent for photosensitive polymers

Mineral Donor
  • An excellent source for sodium and potassium

Absorbent
  • Used for absorbing moisture and acidic gases

Applications of Our Pellets

Biopharmaceutical and Chemical Industry
  • Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Production (Synthesis, Saponification, Cleaning and pH-adjustment)
  • Fine and laboratory chemicals (Synthesis and Analyses)

Miscellaneous Industries
  • Plastic manufacture (Saponification of dispersing agents, pH-adjustment, Reactivation of catalyst)
  • Ethoxylation (Catalyst)
  • Gas cleaning (Absorbent of carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulphide, humidity and acidic gases)
  • Surface treatment of metals (Degreasing and Cleaning)
  • Electroplating bath (Alkaline baths)
  • Mirror manufacture (Silver plating bath)
  • Photo (Emulsion production and Developer bath)
  • Nuclear Power Stations (Storage of nuclear fuel and Regeneration of anion exchangers)

Food Industry
  • Dry Milk Products (Whey powder, Coffee creamers and Food thickerners)
  • Emulsifiers (Mono and diglycerides and Alginates)
  • Instant Coffee (Cleaning of production equipment and pH-adjustment)
  • Instant Tea (pH-adjustment)
  • Edible oil (Hydrogen gas production for fat hardening)

Electronics Industry
  • Chips, Photoresists, Semiconductors and PCB (Production and Stripping of photoresists and Etching of metallic silicone)

Batteries and Electrolysers
  • Batteries (Electrolyte for both disposables and rechargeables)
  • Hydrogen gas production (Electrolyte for electrolysers

Packaging

The packaging used by us for Chemically Pure Alkali is practical, safe, recyclable and meets international transport standards. We can provide UN approved drums. Variant packagings are available as under

  • Fibre drum with inner food grade LDPE bag and addl. PP bag: 25 kg, 50 kg
  • Corrugated boxes with inner food grade LDPE bag and addl. PP bag.: 25kg
  • New HDPE plastic drum with inner food grade LDPE bags and addl. PP bag: 25 kg, 40kg, 50kg & 60 kg
  • Polyethylene cans / bags 1 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg
Packaging
Packaging

Research & Development

Research & Development
  • In-house R&D
  • Process development
  • Product development
  • Adaptation of products to the customer’s requirements
Advantages
  • Easy to handle
  • High Purity
  • Free flowing
  • Mineral donor
  • Reduced dusting and caking

Qualities
  • Pharmacopeia Standards
    IP/BP/JP/USP/NF/EP
  • Official Standards
    LR/AR/GR/ACS/FCC
  • Tailor made quality
    as per the customer's requirements
  • Multicompendial Grade
Production
  • Modern & unique production facility
  • Well developed process and production control system
  • Quality check at each production stage

Specifications

Mol. formula : KOH
Mol. Weight : 56.11
HSN Code : 28152000
EINECS : 215-181-3
Grade : Multicompendial
Potassium Hydroxide Pellets

Quality Specification

  • Assay : NLT 85.0%
  • Chloride : 0.002%
  • Nitrogen compounds : 0.001%
  • Phosphate : 5 ppm
  • Sulphate : 0.003%
  • Heavy metals : 10 ppm
  • Iron : 0.0005%
  • Nickel : 0.001%
  • Calcium : 0.0025%
  • Magnesium : 0.002%
  • Sodium : 0.05%
  • Arsenic : 0.0001%
  • Content of potassium : NLT 59.9%
  • Carbonate : 1%
  • Silicate : 0.005%
  • Aluminium : 0.002%
  • Nitrate : 0.001%
  • Ammonia : 0.0005%
  • Zinc : 0.0015%
  • Acid insoluble matter : NMT 5mg
  • Solubility : The sample solution is completely soluble, clear and colorless
  • Water insoluble matter : 0.01%