Barium Carbonate is manufactured from natural barium sulphate (barite) by reduction with petcoke and following precipitation with carbon dioxide.
Barium Chloride Dihydrate is used in waste water treatment among others.
Barium Hydroxide is available as Monohydrate and Octahydrate
The Alkaline Earth High Purity (HP) product line is characterized by specific chemical and physical properties which are strictly controlled in all steps of the production process guided by our total quality management.
Chemically precipitated Barium Sulfate with main application as filler in paints, coatings, pigments, plastics, and as functional additive in batteries.
Strontium Sulfate is a new innovative material for the powder coating industry.
As the best known product in the market, Solvay Strontium Carbonate has become the reference product for the most important applications.
Strontium Nitrate is widely used in pyrotechnics
Solvay S.A. is the established market leader worldwide for high grade sodium sulphide (yellow qualities).
The production base for Solvay Ground Sulphur is Hydrogensulphide which is generated as a by-product in the manufacture of Barium- and Strontium Carbonate.