Building & Construction
Adhesive – cement for producing cardboard.
Concrete and general masonry treatment – Concrete treated with a sodium silicate solution helps to significantly reduce porosity in most masonry products such as concrete, stucco, plasters..
Detergent & Cleaning
Detergent auxiliaries – It is used in detergent auxiliaries like complex sodium disilicate and modified sodium disilicate.
Drilling fluids – used in drilling fluids to stabilize borehole wells and to avoid the collapse of bore walls.
Various uses in personal care including Therapeutic rinses, Mouthwashes, Toothpastes and gels, Mouth sprays and Preservative in eye drops
Dye auxiliary – used as a fixative for hand dyeing with reactive dyes that require a high pH in order to react with the textile fibre.
Water treatment – Water glass is used as coagulant/flocculent agent in waste water treatment plants.
Refractory use – Water glass is a useful binder of solids, such as vermiculite and perlite.