Potassium Plant

Potassium chlorate is a white crystalline substance containing potassium. It is the most common chlorate in industrial use. It is used as an oxidizing agent, disinfectant, in safety matches, in cultivation, in explosives and fireworks.

In industry, commercial quantities of potassium chlorate have been produced by the double decomposition of sodium chlorate and potassium chloride:

This Process involved unit Operations as like:

  • Preparation of brine solution with NaCl.
  • Electrolysis process.
  • Purification & stripping.
  • Vacuum crystallization.
  • Centrifugation.
  • Drying.

Brief flow chart

Potassium Chart