Shahrud IAU Researchers Create Glauber's Salt Out of Waste of Acid Factories

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 14:14

Shahrud IAU Researchers have made Glauber's Salt or sodium sulfate from the waste of acid factories, The production process was chosen as the top and commercialized product in IAU Farhikhtegan Festival.

According to an ISCA report, Dr. Saheb Ali Manafi, research and technology deputy of Shahrud IAU stated that generally, sodium sulfate is produced from marble but his team has managed to create it from the waste of acid factories.

Dr. Manafi explained that sodium sulfate is used in the detergent and paper industry and due to the growing use of detergents, producing sodium sulfate as their basic material is vital. He added that the advantages of this project are the high purity of the product and the competitiveness of domestic and foreign counterparts.

The project also excels in reducing energy consumption and environmental pollution and its assembly lines can be set up in a very short time, Dr. Manafi noted.

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