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Liquid Potassium Hydroxide, 45%

Liquid Potassium Hydroxide, 45% – Oil Field Chemicals

Liquid Potassium Hydroxide, 45% – HAWKINS operates liquid POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE (Potash caustic) barge terminals in Memphis, TN, Dupo, IL, Camanche, IA, and St. Paul, MN. The product can be supplied as is or diluted with water to a specified concentration. The product can be supplied bulk or packaged and labeled as required. POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, 45%, exhibits a very low freeze point and can be used to maintain alkalinity in water-based drilling fluids employed in freeze/thaw sensitive environments.

Parameter Range
Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) 45% by weight min.
Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) < 0.4% by weight
Potasium carbonate (Na2CO3) < 0.2% by weight
Chlorides (as Cl) < 50 ppm
Iron (as Fe) < 2 ppm
pH (1% solution) > 12
Specific Gravity 1.45 at 20°C
Crystallization Temp -27°F


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