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Sigma-Aldrich

LUDOX® AM colloidal silica

30 wt. % suspension in H2O

Synonym(s):
Silica preparation
Linear Formula:
SiO2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
60.08
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

description

colloidal

form

liquid

concentration

30 wt. % suspension in H2O

surface area

198-250 m2/g

pH

8.6-9.3

density

1.21 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

O=[Si]=O

InChI

1S/O2Si/c1-3-2

InChI key

VYPSYNLAJGMNEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

contains sodium stabilizing counterion

Application

LUDOX® AM colloidal silica can be used as a source of silica for the synthesis of:
  • NaX zeolites by hydrothermal method.
  • Chrysotile-type Mg3Si2O5·(OH)4 nanotubes (MgSi-NTs).

It can also be used as a binder for ceramic slurries.

Packaging

1, 4 L in poly bottle
18 L in poly drum

Legal Information

LUDOX is a registered trademark of W.R. Grace & Co.-Conn.

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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Investigation of the Use of Various Silica Source on NaX Zeolite Properties
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Journal of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, 50(2), 1-7 (2017)
Influence of the Al2O3 Solid Phase on the Kinetics of Binding Ceramic Moulds.
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In line with global targets agreed under the Convention on Biological Diversity, the number of marine protected areas (MPAs) is increasing rapidly, yet socio-economic benefits generated by MPAs remain difficult to predict and under debate. MPAs often fail to reach

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