Sodium Ethyl Xanthate

- Jan 24, 2018-

Sodium Ethyl Xanthate

CAS Number:140-90-9

Molecular Formula:C2H5OCSSNa

Description:

A yellowish powder or pellet with a pungent odour, soluble in water. It can form insoluble compounds with metallic ions e.g.: cobalt, copper and nickel etc.

Principal uses:

As a collector, the selectivity of sodium ethyl xanthate is the most strong in xanthate line. It is widely used in the preferential flotation of fine flotability or complex sulfide minerals. It is also used in the flotation of copper, lead oxide ores in conjunction with vulcanizing agents. It is also used as precipitant in hydrometallurgical processes (eg. the refining of zinc electrolyte) and as sulfidation promoter of rubber.

Specification:

Item

Drying

Synthetic

Pellet

Powder

Sodium ethyl xanthate %≥

90.0

90.0

82.0

Free alkali %≤

0.2

0.2

0.5

Moisture and volatile %≤

4.0

4.0

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D(mm)

36

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L(mm)

515

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Period of   validity(month)

12

12

6

Packing

50kg/plastic woven bags, 110kg/steel drum, 800kg/plywood box

50kg/plastic woven bag, 120kg/steel drum

130kg/steeldrum, 40kg/plastic woven bag


Storage & transport: To be protected from damp, torrid sunlight and fire.