"Close-up image of Sodium Metal.
A silverish white alkali metal."

Sodium Metal

Sodium is a chemical element that is highly useful in everything from internal combustion engines to soap. Sodium is a silverfish alkali metal that does not occur in nature but is very useful in many industries. 


Product Definition

Sodium (Na) is a chemical element that is a highly reactive, silverish alkali metal. It does not occur in nature but must be prepared from its compounds. It is the sixth most abundant element in Earth’s crust. It exists in several minerals including feldspar, sodalite, and rock salt. Chloride and Sodium are the elements that are most commonly dissolved of Earth’s oceans. When it comes to animals, Sodium is considered a dietary inorganic macro-mineral. In animals, sodium ions interact with potassium ions to create cell membrane charges. These charges allow for nerve impulse transmissions upon their dissipation.


Uses

  • Anti-Scaling Agent
  • Reducing Agent
  • Sodium Vapor Lamps
  • Desiccant
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Birch Reduction
  • Sodium Fusion Test
  • Laser Guide Stars
  • Adaptive Optics
  • Light Telescopes
  • Heat Transfer Fluid in Reactors
  • High Performance Internal Combustion Engines
  • Poppet Valves
  • Valve Stems
  • Soap Making
  • De-Icing Agent
  • Edible Salt

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