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Continental Steel and the Chlor-Alkali Industry

Posted by Don Ascione on February 23, 2015

It might not be a household name, but the global chlor-alkali industry is a critical part of modern manufacturing. At its most basic, chlor-alkali production is a process by which electrolysis is used to turn sodium chloride (saltwater/brine) into two byproducts: chlorine, and sodium hydroxide. In fact, the chlor-alkali process is responsible for 95% of the world’s chlorine and 100% of sodium hydroxide production.

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Topics: Continental Chemical, industries, chemical industries, chlor-alkali,

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