CHARECTERISTICS

  • It is nonmetallic element with  atomic number 16
  • Atomic weight: 32.06
  • Pure sulfur is present in two forms. A and B (Alpha and Beta)

BOILING POINT

  • 444.6 OC

FLASH POINT

  • 405 OC

SOLUBILITY

  • Sulfur is insoluble in water in its both forms.
  • Highly soluble in benzene and carbon di sulfide.

EFFECTS

  • It is not poisonous in nature and is fire catching in nature.

SOURCE

  • It is obtained in its natural form and found in the countries ;Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Poland, Canada, USA, Mexico, and, Japan

GRADES

  • Present in many grades e.g. technical, rubber makers, N-F, Edible, Refined, pure.

USES

Sulfur is a widely used element. Its discovery brought revolution to many nations. Sulfuric acid, made with sulfur is associated with many other chemicals.

Sulfur is used in many industries. Some of the industries are:

  • Homeopathy, Greek and English medicines
  • Fireworks and gun powder
  • Sulfuric acid and chemical dyes
  • Carbon disulfide
  • Rubber vulcanizing and petroleum refining
  • Pharmaceutical and insecticides
  • Anti fungus, detergent, cosmetic. Rubber and in the manufacturing of all sulfide type chemicals.

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