Sodium Silicate

Sodium Silicate is a generic name for compounds with the formula Na₂ₓSiyO2y+x orₓy,

CAS number

  • 1344-09-8

Typical Uses

  • Manufacture of detergents to prevent mineral deposits and to soften water, mixing, manufacture and drying agent in sealants, adhesives, concrete and cement
  • Dust-binding agent; Corrosion inhibitor; Flame retardant; Flotation agent; Stabiliser; Viscosity control agent


  • Solutions covering a range of SiO2 concentrations and Sodium: Silicate ratios.

Other names

Water Glass; Silicic Acid; Sodium Salt; Crystal


  • Sodium Silicates are colorless transparent solids or white powders, and soluble in water in various amounts. 
  • Sodium Silicate solution is a slightly hazy, viscous alkaline liquid.

Packaging Types

  • Poly, Drum, IBC, Bulk

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