Copper Sulfate Uses

copper sulfate uses

Copper Sulfate uses

Copper Sulfate Uses

Copper Sulfate is an inorganic compound that combines copper and sulfate.
with the chemical formula CuSO4 (H2O )x where x can range from 0 to 5.

In its liquid or powdered form, it’s most commonly called basic copper sulfate,
BSC copper fungicide, CP basic sulfate, or tri-basic copper sulfate
.

In its solid, crystal-shaped stone form (known as a pentahydrate)

it’s known as bluestone or blue vitriol for its blue color.
In this form, it’s a popular raw material for producing other types of copper salts.

Agriculture

_Preparation of Bordeaux and Burgundy mixtures for use as fungicides.
_Manufacture of other copper fungicides such as copper-lime dust, tribasic
Copper sulfate, copper carbonate, and cuprous oxide.
_Manufacture of insecticides such as copper arsenite and Paris green.
_Correction of copper deficiency in soils.
_Correction of copper deficiency in animals.
_Growth stimulant for fattening pigs and broiler chickens.
_Molluscicide for the destruction of slugs and snails, particularly the snail host of the liver fluke.
_Control and prevention of footrot in sheep and cattle.

Public Health and Medicine

_Destruction of algal blooms in reservoirs and swimming pools.
_Prevention of the spread of athlete’s foot in warm climates,
by incorporation in the flooring mixture of swimming baths.
_Control of bilharzia in tropical countries, as a molluscicide.
_Prevention of malaria, in the preparation of Paris green for use against mosquito larvae.
_Antiseptic and germicide against fungus infections.
_Catalyst or raw material for the preparation of copper catalysts used
in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products.

Building

_Timber preservative and in the preparation of other wood preservatives,
e.g. oil-based copper naphthenates and water-based copper/chrome/arsenic for the Prevention of woodworms and wood rots.
_Ingredient of plaster to prevent fungus infection, e.g. to prevent the spread of dry rot.
_Ingredient of concrete, both as a coloring matter and as an antiseptic,
e.g. for use in and around swimming pools.
_ Modification of the setting of concrete.
_Protection against lichens, molds, and similar growths on asbestos cement roofing and other building materials.
_Modification of the setting of concrete.

Chemical

_Preparation of catalysts for use in many industries.
_Purification of gases, e.g. removal of hydrogen chloride and hydrogen sulfide.
_Precipitation promoter in purifying zinc sulfate solutions.
_Precipitation of alkaloids as double salts from crude extracts.

Textiles

_Preparation of copper compounds for rot-proofing canvas and other fabrics.
_Mordant, especially in calico printing.
_Cuprammonium process for the production of rayon.
_Production of aniline black and diazo colors for dyeing.
_”After coppering” to increase the fastness of dyes.
_Catalyst in the manufacture of cellulose ethers and in cellulose acetylation.

Metal and Electrical

_Electrolyte in copper refining.
_Electrolytic manufacture of cuprous compounds, e.g. cuprous oxide.
_Electrolyte in copper plating and electroforming.
_Constituent of the electrodes and electrolytes in batteries.
_Electrolyte in the manufacture of copper powder.
_Electrolyte in aluminum plating and anodizing.
_Copper coating steel wire, prior to wire drawing.
_Pickling copper wire, etc., prior to enameling.
_Providing a suitable surface for marking out iron and steel.

Painting and printing

_The raw material for the manufacture of copper naphthenate and other copper compounds for use in anti-fouling paints.
_Preparation of certain varnish or paint dryers, e.g. copper oleate, copper stearate.
_ Preparation of certain pigments, e.g. copper chromate, copper Ferrocyanide, copper phthalocyanine.
_Printing Etching agent for process engraving.
_The electrolyte in the preparation of electrotype.
_Ingredient of printing inks.

Leather Tanning

_Mordant in dyeing.
_Reagent in tanning processes.


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Copper Sulfate uses
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