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Sodium chloride, commonly known as salt, occurs in the form of cubic crystals and is used in large quantities across various industrial applications. Most of the sodium chloride globally produced is used in chemical industry, manufacturing and for other industrial applications such as eliminating ice and snow from roads, water softening, stabilizing soils, etc. Only a small fraction of it goes for food industry, which is omitted from the scope of this report. Significant demand for industrial sodium chloride comes from chlor-alkali industry for its consumption as a primary feedstock in these industries. The earliest technique used for the production of sodium chloride was the evaporation of seawater by sun-heat, which is majorly suited for hot and dry regions near salty lakes or the ocean. Sea water is considered as an unlimited source for sodium chloride production, but the differentiation in favorable soil and weather conditions affects its commercial production along the coastline. With a large presence of regional as well as global players, industrial sodium chloride market is estimated to be highly competitive and fragmented.

Sodium Chloride Functions

  • Sodium chloride has multiple functions in drilling and completion fluids. It is used to increase the fluid density, reduces the freezing point of water base drilling fluids, inhibits hydrate formation, provides shale control. Additionally, it can be used as an internal brine for oil or synthetic base drilling fluids to balance formation salinity and avoid osmotic transport. It is used as a base brine for completion and workover fluids. It has advantageous over other divalent brines as it is monovalent and has no precipitation issues.

  • We are offering high quality Sodium Chloride. NaCl, also known as salt, common salt, table salt or halite, is an ionic compound with the formula NaCl, representing equal proportions of sodium and chloride. Sodium chloride is the salt most responsible for the salinity of the ocean and of the extracellular fluid of many multi-cellular organisms. As the major ingredient in edible salt, Sodium Chloride is commonly used as a condiment and food preservative. this salt is heavily used, so even miscellaneous applications can consume massive quantities.

  • Sodium chloride (liquid or dry)—suitable for low-density operations such as shallow low-pressure wells that do not require the special inhibitive properties of calcium or potassium systems.


1- Industrial salt uses

  • In the oil industry, salt is used to increase the density of mud and soil, which creates a more safe and efficient drilling rig. Although salt may not be used extensively in off-shore drilling, enormous amounts of salt are required to facilitate drilling on land.

  • In oil and gas exploration, salt is an important component of drilling fluids in well drilling. Turkey Sodium Chloride is used to flocculate and increase the density of the drilling fluid to overcome high down-well gas pressures. Whenever a drill hits a salt formation, salt is added to the drilling fluid to saturate the solution and to minimize the dissolution within the salt stratum. Salt is also used to increase the curing of concrete in cemented casings. Salt is used to produce a drilling mud that prevents widening of bore holes in rock salt strata, inhibits fermentation, and increases mud density.

2- Sodium Chloride in Drilling

Sodium Chloride has a limitation of 10.0 ppg when using it as a weighting material. Chloride and sodium ions can be an environmental concern depending on the operation regions. Sized NaCl are used as bridging agent in saturated brine for create a special type of reservoir drill-in fluid with minimized formation damage and easy clean-up. Salt is an important basic material which is used when drilling for other natural basic materials such as crude oil and natural gas, for example, in the drilling mud. The requirements of the drilling industry are high and very specific so that, depending on demand, either rock or vacuum salt in various qualities is used.

Drilling fluid applications for Sodium Chloride include

increasing density, increasing shale inhibition by decreasing water activity, reducing salt dissolution when drilling halite salt sections, reducing the freezing point of water-base fluids and reducing the potential of forming gas hydrates Sodium Chloride (NaCl) is a widely available commercial chemical that can be used as a weighting agent to increase fluid density up to 1.2sg (10lb / gal). It is predominately used for formulating clear, solid free work-over and completion fluids. NaCl can also provide inhibition to formations containing water sensitive clay and shale. Our company supplying sodium chloride in different grades and different specifications for all the markets.

3- Chemical Industries: The greatest salt consumption is for direct and indirect chemical uses as a chemical raw material.

4- Water Treatment: Commercial and residential water softening units use salt to remove the ions causing the hardness.

5- Food Processing: From sanitation point the biggest problem in food-grade is rust but PVD Salt has not this problem due to use special alloy equipment. In addition, metal can catalyze oxidation reaction such as rancidity and color or vitamin loss, metal content in our PVD Salt very low as per the standard of food and chemical codex.

5- Other IndustriesTextiles , Metal Processing  , Pulp & Paper Industry , Tanning & Leather Treatment , Pharmaceutical , Ceramic Manufacturing, Detergent Manufacturing  and De-icing.

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