Water absorbing material – Sodium polyacrylate uses list

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Sodium polyacrylate

Sodium polyacrylate also referred to as Slush Polymer with the chemical formula [−CH2−CH(CO2Na)−]n.  It has the capacity to absorb and retain liquid in large quantities relative to its own mass.

It is a white granular or powder solution material that can absorb liquid a hundred times its weight and when it does, it locks water firmly.

Water absorbing material – Sodium polyacrylate uses list

As an eco-friendly material, it

  • is non-toxic;
  • does not pollute or degrade the environment;
  • does not harm the human body.

Sodium polyacrylate uses

For personal care items

  • paper diaper,
  • sanitary napkin,
  • nursing mat,
  • urine bag.

For household goods

  • water beads,
  • fragrances,
  • growing beads,
  • ice pack,
  • cosmetic,
  • solid waterbed.

For animals

  • pet pad,
  • the down-free water source for feeder insects.

For medical treatment

  • wound dressings,
  • medical bandage,
  • artificial skin,
  • artificial vitreous body.

For Building

  • waste liquid control,
  • anti-foggy agent.

For environment

  • waste liquid control,
  • excreta collection.

For industry

  • water blocking agent,
  • inflatable rubber,
  • thickening agent,
  • desiccant agent,
  • thermal storage agent.

For other uses

  • fire-retardant gel,
  • oil-water separation,
  • drilling fluid.

  References: Sodium polyacrylate: Sum up all knowledge about it