Lithium hydroxide p.a. [1310-66-3]
The use of lithium hydroxide in industry: for the production of lithium greases, among others resistant to water and high and low temperatures – lithium stearate, for the production of lithium soap and lithium salts, in gas purification systems including for spacecraft, submarines and reactors, for CO2 removal, as an admixture for special bearing alloys, as a component improving the mechanical properties of aluminum and lead alloys, in nuclear technology, is part of the control rods in nuclear reactors, in organic synthesis as a catalyst in reactions esterification, in solution in aliphatic amines as a strong reducing agent, used in the production of alkaline batteries, accumulators (as an electrolyte), used as a heat transfer medium, in ceramics and some Portland cements, to alkalize the reactor coolant in pressurized reactors to control corrosion.
Odor: no smell
pH:> 13 (1% solution)
Melting point: 424 ° C
Bulk weight: approx. 650 kg / m3
Solubility: in water: 189-223 g / l (20 ° C)
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