Lithium Carbonate
Fine Chemicals / Lithium Carbonate
LITHIUM CARBONATE;Additive for quick setting cement; raw material for the glass, ceramics and enamel industries; basic material for the manufacture of other lithium compounds; catalyst for esterification; additive and flux for welding rods; additive in al

LITHIUM CARBONATE FINES

PRODUCT DATA SHEET

Product

Lithium Carbonate, “fines”

Appereance

Fine white powder

Formula

Li2CO3

Molecular weight

73,89

Spesific weight

2,11g/cm3

Density: Packed

0,817kg/l

Melting point

732°C

Decomposition

600°C

 

Solubility in water

Temp °C

g Li2CO3/100g

 

0

1,54

 

20

1,33

 

40

1,17

 

60

1,01

 

80

0,85

 

100

0,72

 

Typical screen analysis

mm

US mesh

Typical(%)

Guaranteed(%)

 

>840

+20

0,0

 

 

0,420-0,840

-20/+40

0,1

 

 

0,250-0,420

-40/+60

0,1

 

 

0,149-0,250

-60/+100

4,3

 

 

0,105-0,149

-100/+140

8,0

 

 

0,074-0,105

-140/+200

4,0

 

 

<0,074

-200

83,5

Min 80

 

<0,250

-60

99,5

Min 98,5

 

Chemical analysis

Chemical

Typical(%)

Guaranteed(%)

 

Li2CO3

99,4

Min 99

 

Cl

0,01

Max 0,015

 

K

0,0003

Max 0,001

 

Na

0,06

Max 0,09

 

Mg

0,004

Max 0,01

 

SO4

0,04

Max 0,05

 

Fe2O3

0,001

Max 0,003

 

Ca

0,01

Max 0,016

 

Loss at 550 C

0,52

Max 0,75

 

Method of analysis /titroprocess

Chemical

Method


 

Li2CO3

Acidimetrically with H2SO4


 

Cl

Argentom,titrating aparatus


 

K

FES/AAS


 

Na

FES/AAS


 

Mg

ICP-Method


 

SO4

IC


 

Fe2O3

ICP-Method


Application

Additive for quick setting cement; raw material for the glass, ceramics and enamel industries; basic material for the manufacture of other lithium compounds; catalyst for esterification; additive and flux for welding rods; additive in aluminum electrolysis melts.






 

Storage and handling

No special precautions necessary.

Packaging

25kg paper pags on palet with polyethylene strech wrap

500 kg bulk bags.