CHARECTERISTICS

  • It is also known as calcium orthophosphate, tri calcium orthophosphate
  • It is non transparent, odorless, tasteless and shining powder

DENSITY

  • 3.18

MELTING POINT

  • 1670 OC

REFRECTIVE INDEX

  • 1.63

SOLUBILITY

  • It is soluble in acids, insoluble in alcohol, water and acetic acid

EFFECTS

  • Non flammable, harmless and non toxic

SOURCE

  • Phosphate rock, apatite and phosphorite
  • Obtained by the interaction of calcium chloride and sodium tri phosphate

GRADES

  • Granulated, technical, CP, NF, pure, F-C-C

USES

  • Ceramic making
    • Medicine
    • Calcium acid phosphate
    • Phosphoric acid
    • Polishing powder
    • Animal feed
    • Food product
    • Textile
    • Fertilizer
  • It is also used as stabilizer in plastic making
  • Used as anti caking agent and meat tenderizer
  • It is used to clean sugar syrup and to separate strontium ninety from milk

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