Calcium Chloride

Airedale Chemical Calcium Chloride (Calcium dichloride) holds the formula CaCl2 and is a highly soluble hygroscopic solution that is also exothermic.

Its ability to draw in moisture from its surroundings, resist evaporation, and release heat in a chemical reaction makes it the perfect substance for road construction and maintenance, including ice and dust control and base stabilization.

An odourless, colourless non-toxic chemical available in both solid and solution forms

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Automotive Automotive

De-icing and freezing point depression – By depressing the freezing point of water, Airedale Chemical calcium chloride is used to prevent ice formation and to de-icer

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Food & Beverage Food & Beverage

As an ingredient, it is listed as a permitted food additive in the European Union for use as a sequestrant and firming agent with the E number E509.

As a firming agent – used in canned vegetables, in firming soybean curds into tofu and in producing a caviar substitute from vegetable or fruit juices.

In brewing beer is sometimes used to correct mineral deficiencies in the brewing water.

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Healthcare Healthcare

Medicine – It is injected to treat internal hydrofluoric acid burns.

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Life Science Life Science

In marine aquariums, calcium chloride is added to introduce bioavailable calcium for calcium carbonate-shelled animals such as molluscs and some cnidarians.

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Utilities Utilities

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes chemical solutions and solids to most UK’s brand leaders in Water Utility. As one of the country’s largest distributors of Phosphoric Acid we now supply over 33,000 tonne into the UK market establishing ourselves as one of the primary supply partners in UK Water Utility. Other core products we sell within the Utility market include Sodium Bisulphite, Manganese Nitrate, Potassium Chloride and Polyaluminium Chloride (PAC)

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Water Treatment Water Treatment

Airedale Chemical Calcium Chloride is used to increase the water hardness in swimming pools.

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