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Potassium formate

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Potassium formate Basic information
Potassium formate Chemical Properties
  • Melting point:165-168 °C (lit.)
  • Density 1.560 g/mL at 20 °C
  • storage temp. Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature
  • solubility H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
  • form colorless hygroscopic crystals
  • Specific Gravity1.91
  • PH7.0-8.5 (25℃, 1M in H2O)
  • Water Solubility soluble
  • Sensitive Hygroscopic
  • λmaxλ: 260 nm Amax: 0.09
    λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.08
  • Hydrolytic Sensitivity0: forms stable aqueous solutions
  • Merck 14,7633
  • BRN 3623272
  • CAS DataBase Reference590-29-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
  • EPA Substance Registry SystemFormic acid, potassium salt (590-29-4)
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Potassium formate Usage And Synthesis
  • DescriptionPotassium formate is a useful chemical compound in the production of potassium metal and in the oil and gas industry, often in aqueous solution (alone, or mixed with cesium formate), to yield a high-density, environmentally-friendly brine that can be used a a heat transfer fluid. Potassium formate is available as both a solid and in solution form.
  • UsesPotassium formate (potassium salt of formic acid), an organic acid used as a drilling fluid additive, was treated using EK. It is mainly used for preparation of an aqueous solution filling the well, in foreign country, potassium formate began to be used in drilling and completion fluids in 1990s, it is especially used in high-density drilling and completion fluid system, and achieved good results. Drilling fluid system which formulated with potassium formate has outstanding advantages of strong inhibition, good compatibility, environmental protection, reservoir protection. Field application results shows that potassium formate can inhibite clay water divide.
  • Solubility in water (g/100ml)The grams which dissolves in per 100 ml of water at different temperatures (℃) :
    313g/10 ℃; 337g/20 ℃; 361g/30 ℃; 398g/40 ℃
    471g/60 ℃; 580g/80 ℃; 658g/90 ℃
  • DescriptionPotassium formate is the potassium salt of formic acid. It is an intermediate in the formate potash process for the production of potassium . Potassium formate has also been studied as a potential environmentally friendly deicing salt for use on roads.
  • Chemical Propertieswhite crystalline solid
  • UsesReducing agent; secondary refrigerant; anti-oxidant in oil drilling applications.
  • DefinitionChEBI: The potassium salt of formic acid.
Potassium formate Preparation Products And Raw materials
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