Calcium Chloride Prills

Purity % – 94% – 97%
Packing size – 25kg, 50kg, &1000kg
Packing type – HDPE Bags
Grade Standard – Technical Grade, Industrial Grade and Food Grade

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In today’s fast-paced world, the demand for versatile and effective solutions spans across industries. One such solution that has garnered widespread attention is calcium chloride prills. These small, spherical pellets pack a powerful punch when it comes to addressing a multitude of challenges across different sectors. Let’s delve into the world of calcium chloride prills, exploring their properties, applications, and the benefits they offer.

Properties of Calcium Chloride Prills:

Calcium chloride prills offered by SNDB are composed of calcium chloride (CaCl2), a salt known for its remarkable properties. These prills are highly soluble in water and possess a unique hygroscopic nature, meaning they readily absorb moisture from the atmosphere. This characteristic makes them incredibly effective in various applications where moisture control is essential.

Furthermore, they also exhibit an exothermic reaction when dissolved in water, generating heat in the process. This property is particularly advantageous in applications such as de-icing, where the release of heat helps melt ice and snow more rapidly, ensuring safer roads and walkways during winter months.

Applications of Calcium Chloride Prills:
  1. De-Icing and Snow Removal: One of the most common applications of calcium chloride prills is in de-icing roads, sidewalks, and parking lots. When spread on icy surfaces, these prills quickly dissolve in the presence of moisture, releasing heat that effectively melts ice and prevents further accumulation, promoting safer travel conditions.
  2. Dust Control: In industries such as mining and construction, dust control is a significant concern. Calcium chloride prills are used to suppress dust by attracting moisture from the air, keeping surfaces damp and preventing dust particles from becoming airborne. This application helps maintain a safe and healthy working environment while reducing the need for frequent dust suppression measures.
  3. Food Preservation: Calcium chloride prills play a crucial role in food processing and preservation. As a firming agent and preservative, they help maintain the texture and freshness of various food products, particularly fruits and vegetables. Whether used in canning or fresh-cut produce, calcium chloride prills contribute to extending the shelf life and quality of food items.
  4. Desiccation: In environments where moisture control is critical, such as storage facilities for electronic components or pharmaceuticals, calcium chloride prills serve as effective desiccants. By absorbing excess moisture from the air, they help protect sensitive materials from moisture damage, ensuring their integrity and longevity.
  5. Concrete Acceleration: In the construction industry, calcium chloride prills are added to concrete mixtures to accelerate the setting and curing process. The exothermic reaction they undergo when mixed with water generates heat, promoting faster hydration of cement and enhancing the overall strength and durability of concrete structures.
  6. Oil and Gas Industry Let’s explore how calcium chloride is employed in the oil and gas sector to overcome challenges and optimize operations.
    1. Wellbore Stability: In drilling operations, maintaining wellbore stability is essential to prevent formation collapse and ensure smooth drilling progress. Calcium chloride brines are commonly used as drilling fluids due to their high density, low corrosivity, and compatibility with various formations. These brines exert osmotic pressure to support the wellbore, reducing the risk of instability and formation damage.
    2.  Completion Fluids: During well completion and workover operations, fluids are required to control pressure, transport proppants, and facilitate production. Calcium chloride-based completion fluids offer advantages such as low formation damage, minimal environmental impact, and compatibility with reservoir fluids. These fluids help optimize well performance while ensuring safe and efficient operations.
    3. Hydraulic Fracturing: Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a widely used technique to enhance oil and gas recovery from unconventional reservoirs. Calcium chloride Prills serves as a key component in fracturing fluids, where it functions as a clay stabilizer, pH buffer, and cross-linking agent. By controlling fluid viscosity and preventing clay swelling, calcium chloride aids in maximizing fracture conductivity and optimizing hydrocarbon production.
    4. Gas Dehydration: In natural gas processing, dehydration is crucial to remove water vapor and prevent corrosion, hydrate formation, and pipeline blockages. it is employed as a desiccant in gas dehydration units due to its high affinity for water and low regeneration energy requirements. By efficiently removing moisture from natural gas streams, calcium chloride helps maintain product quality and pipeline integrity.

 

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Calcium Chloride | Manufacturers & Exporters | SNDB India
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Calcium Chloride | Manufacturers & Exporters | SNDB India
Calcium Chloride | Manufacturers & Exporters | SNDB India
Calcium Chloride | Manufacturers & Exporters | SNDB India
Calcium Chloride | Manufacturers & Exporters | SNDB India

 

Additional information

Purity

94% – 97%

Sodium Chloride (NaCl)

3.00% max

Calcium Hydroxide as Ca(OH)2)

0.30% max

Moisture

0.50% max

Sulphates as (SO4)

0.20% max.

Water Insoluble Matter

0.15% max

Iron as (Fe)

0.08% max.

Bulk Density

0.75 gm/cc

Turbidity (of 36% bgwt. sdn

75 NTU max