- Country of manufactureUkraine
Sodium saltpeter represents crystal solid substance of white color, sometimes with a grayish or yellowish shade, bitter and salty on taste.
Sodium saltpeter is applied to receiving potash saltpeter, as nitrogen fertilizer, in production of Na salts and nitrites as the component of hardening bathtubs in metal-working industry, heat-retaining structures, an oxidizer in VV, is applied in rocket fuels, pyrotechnic structures, in pro-publishing house of glass as a component of liquid salt coolants (selitryany mix), preservative pishch. products. Sodium saltpeter contains 16 N, no more than 2 moisture, is hygroscopic, slyozhivatsya poorly in storage time, rassevatsya well. It is applied as the main fertilizer, ryadkovy and in top dressing on different soils under all cultures. It is most effective under sugar beet, table and fodder root crops which consume rather many Na, under wheat, barley, especially (owing to physiological alkalinity) on sour cespitose and podsolic soils. Sodium saltpeter is applied as small additive when processing meat (as nitrite) Saltpeter sodium (sodium nitrate technical, sodium nitrate, the Chilean saltpeter vosstanovlyatsya easily in sodium) intends for chemical, glass, metallurgical, pipe and other industries, for delivery to export, and also for retail trade as fertilizer
Saltpeter is used as nitrogen fertilizers, at the same time potassium saltpeter is also a source of potassium necessary for plants. Potassium nitrate is also one of ingredients of black gunpowder. Ammoniyny saltpeter is used for preparation of such explosives as ammonal and ammotol.