SILICON (Si)

EMILY LIENEN BLOCK 3

INTRODUCTION


Uses:

  • Sodium silicate (Na2SiO3): used in soap
  • Sodium silicate (Na2SiO3): used in adhesives
  • Silicon: used in silicone

Physical Properties:



  • Dark grey in color
  • Melting point- 2,577°F
  • Boiling point- 4,274 oF


Chemical Properties:


  • Non-flammable
  • Forms compounds with metals and non-metals
  • Only dissolves in a mixture of nitric acid and hydrofluoric acid

Other facts:



  • Silicon is found in the Earth's crust
  • Some silicon compounds include; Silane (SiH4), Silicon Tetrafluoride (SiF4), Silicon Oxide (SiO2), ect.
  • Silicon has 24 known isotopes

  • Prevent eye contact

DEAR SOFTSOAP,

Please consider using Silicon in your hand soap products. When Silicon is combined with Sodium and Oxygen it forms a compound called Sodium silicate (Na2SiO3), also known as water glass. This compound is used in the production in soaps and other products. We believe you would benefit from the use of our Silicon in your soap.


Here at Silex we sell Silicon at 2 different prices, depending on the purity of the Silicon. For regular grade (99%) it only costs $.50/g. What a deal! For 99.9% pure silicon you'll only be paying the low cost of $50.00/lb. Our Silicon is affordable for any company!


Silicon is a great ingredient to add into any soap. The Silicon will help create a higher quality product. With this element in your product customers will love your soap even more. So order our Silicon today!


~Silex Silicon Company