- Country of manufactureUkraine
It is almost insoluble in water (solubility of 0,0015 g/l at 18 ° - C) and other solvents. In the nature meets in the form of mineral of barite which is the main baric ore.
Sulfate of barium is not substance, toxic for organism, unlike all soluble salts of barium and for this reason its application as X-ray contrast substance is possible. Sulfate of barium is used for the different industrial purposes: As filler for photo and writing paper, for linoleum and for some paints and varnishes.
As white filler for plastic, and also as component of boring solutions for increase in their density. In photometry for coloring of photometric spheres. In the electrochemical industry at production of lead accumulators as dilator of active mass of negative electrode.
By production of paste for glass etching. By production of some fire-resistant materials. Protector for the x-ray radiation (baric plaster of x-ray offices).