Industrial Salts

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  • Chlor-Alkali Grade Salt

    The basic raw material for the membrane Chlor-Alkali process is purified Sodium Chloride. The quality of salt plays an important role in the proper trouble-free production of Chlorine and Caustic Soda (Sodium Hydroxide). The introduction of membrane technology into the Chlor-Alkali Electrolysis has increased the demand for quality salt. The quality of the salt used as raw material determines the life of the membrane cells. On the other hand, the consumption of electricity is dependent on the level of impurities in the salt.

    Hub-Pak specializes in the production of chemically pure salt for this application and offers a little better than what is needed to save cost in running, as well as in capital by the Chlor-Alkali industries. There are four different grades being offered to this sector. A special grade amongst these is absolutely trace-free from Ca, Mg, S04-2Sr, Ba, Al, Fe, and TOC.

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    Chlor-Alkali Grade

    The basic raw material for the membrane Chlor-Alkali process is purified Sodium Chloride. The quality of salt plays an important role in the proper trouble-free production of Chlorine and Caustic Soda (Sodium Hydroxide). The introduction of membrane technology into the Chlor-Alkali Electrolysis has increased the demand for quality salt.

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  • Fortified Food Salt

    Double Fortified salt is available in two grades at Hub-Pak. This idea of double fortification was conceived by those researchers who have been researching on this activity for well over 20 years. We have developed the process and offer two grades in double fortified salt, one being Salt Fortification with IRON and IODINE, mostly used for populations with acute iron deficiencies.

    The second type of Double Fortified Salt we produce is with Fluoride and Iodine. It is produced at our facility with utmost care to keep levels of Iodine as well as Fluoride in a controlled and balanced form that conforms to food grade salt standards required to be met in certain countries where governments imply double fortified salts to be used as consumable to counter deficiencies of these minerals in their general population. We have mastered this technique of double fortification and have been exporting these products for almost a decade.

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    Double Fortified Food Salt

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  • Dyes Grade of Salt

    The Dye Manufacturing Grade of salt is not only used to improve the colour of the dye on different fabrics but is also an important ingredient in the making of the dyes. Since Hub-Pak is the most credible source of salt, we provide to most dye manufacturers in Pakistan. There are 5 grades of salt that Hub-Pak offers to dye manufacturers. Other than the dye manufacturers, we also supply to pharmaceutical and food dye manufacturers. We cater to all the specific requirements these dye manufacturers have since the dye they produce is very sensitive to impurities.

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    Dyes Manufacturing

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  • Hub Salt Pure AR Grade

    The Extra-Pure AR Grade of salt is produced with the maximum level of purity. It is produced at a purity level that exceeds the international requirements of all pharmacopoeias globally. The AR grade is available in one kg, laboratory friendly bottles only and is usually used at laboratory scale for reactive testing purposes, amongst other uses.

    NaCl m.wt = 58.44 g/mol

    SPECIFICATIONS:

    • Assay 99.5 to100.5%
    • Ph (5% w/v solution)5 – 7.5
    • Bromide (Br) 0.004%
    • Ferro cyanide [Fe(Cn) 6] nil
    • Iodide (I) 0.001%
    • Phosphate (PO4) 0.002%
    • Sulphate (SO4) 0.004%
    • Heavy metals (Pb) 0.0005%
    • Ammonium (NH4) 0.002%
    • Arsenic (As) 0.0001%
    • Barium (Ba) 0.0005%
    • Calcium (Ca) 0.001%
    • Magnesium (Mg) 0.001%
    • Iron (Fe) 0.0002%
    • Potassium (K) 0.01%
    • Loss on drying (130°C)0.4%v
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    Extra-Pure AR Grade (Analytical-Reagent)

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  • Flossy Salt

    Leather is developed using animal skin and hides. These skins and hides are chemically treated to preserve quality and texture. This process is known as tanning. After going through this process, the leather becomes strong, flexible and is able to resist decay. Different animal skins and hides are used to make leather which includes horses, cattle, goats, cows, calves, lambs, deer, kangaroos, reptiles, seals and walruses.

    Each animal’s skin has different characteristics and so the tanning process for each animal’s skin is different. The process also changes with the requirements of the customers of the end product.  After the hide or the skin is stripped from the animals, it is salted and dried. This process is called “curing”. There are two ways to cure: wet-salting and brine-curing. Out of the two wet-salting is more common, since it’s faster and easier.

    During the process of brine-curing, the skins or hides are positioned carefully in vats where they are smothered with a mixture of disinfectant and salt.

    Flossy salt, also known as hide salt, has some chemicals added in it which act as pesticides on the skins and hides.

    Hub-Pak does not enjoy a good market for Flossy salt since hides and skins can also be salted with low-quality salt. There are some quality conscious customers in the market as well who purchase Flossy salt from Hub-Pak to retain the quality of the leather being tanned. Bacterial growth in the skins and hides can be injurious to the workers at tanning factories, so 1% of Boric Acid and Sodium Fluoride is used as a precaution to prevent bacterial growth. The salt used in this industry isn’t that harmful but the chemicals added can have an adverse effect on the quality of the leather.

    Typical, Sieve Analysis or Mesh Size Distribution (MSD) used in this grade is between 2 mm and 0.5mm

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    Flossy Salt

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  • Nitrite Salt

    All salt have preservative characteristics and can be used as preservatives, but there are a few that are preferred as they produce a pink colour and a special flavour. Our R&D department learnt that nitrate in salt is the substance that actually helps preserve the meat. The R&D department further concluded that nitrate is converted to nitrite by bacterial action and nitrate alone present in salt is useless for preservation.

    Hub-Pak, with the help of the R&D department, has developed different grades of Nitrite salt for the purpose of preserving meat. The nitrate in the salt delays the development of the botulinal toxin in meat. The nitrate salt also helps in keeping the original flavour of the meat and preserves the flavours of different spices used without any off-odours.
    Feel free to contact us for any of your specialized or customized needs.

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    Nitrite Salt

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  • Drilling Grade Salt

    The major part of the consumption of Hub-Pak’s Oil Drilling Grade Salt is in the export markets due to its premium quality. Exported to numerous countries, the company offers different grades starting from PVD to lower grade salts of 97% purity.

    The drilling companies put a lot of emphasis on quality and timely shipment and these attributes become a priority for us. This emphasis on quality and timely shipment also keeps us on our toes, continuously working on improving the quality.

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    Oil Drilling Grade Salt

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  • Oil Refinery Grade Salt

    The Oil Refinery Grade is mainly produced for and supplied to the petrochemical and the oil refinery industry. The quality of the salt along with the size and size distribution of the salt is important since they are used in the production of oil and other fuels.

    Oil Refinery Grade Salt is a premium product and has to be of high quality that conforms to buyer’s specifications. In oil refineries, the hydro-desulfurization units for Jet and Diesel fuel need coalescer and salt dryer when stripper column is designed with direct stripping steam.

    The salt dryer completely avoids product that’s off-specification in water content and appearance.

    The size and the size distribution of the particles hold great importance in these industries. Small particles will cause corrosion on the downstream system due to salt carry-over and big particles will inactivate surface area.

    Hub-Pak has numerous competitive advantages when it comes to the grade of rock salt like the size management, screening, drying and packaging.

    Furthermore, our advanced and sophisticated plant makes all possible efforts to directly ship to our customers, as soon as possible. This practice avoids contamination, moisture building during transportation and thus also minimizes the damage caused to crystals while over handling.

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    Oil Refinery Grade

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  • Pharmaceutical Grade

    Hub-Pak offers different grades of industrial salt to pharmaceutical industries ranging from Pyrogen-free salt to a lower grade of 99.95% minimum of NaCl. It also supplies another special grade of salt which is the Bromine-free grade.

    The Pyrogen-free salt exceeds the BP, EP, USP etc. standards. Another special grade supplied to the pharmaceutical industry is the Bromine-free grade. This grade is also being exported to different countries. In total there are about 7 different grades manufactured for the pharmaceutical industry.

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    Pharmaceutical Grade

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  • HubPak-Salt Refinery(Hub Salt) produces and formulates salt for DE-icing/snow melting purposes for winter road maintenance and exports to several locations worldwide. Our DE-icing salt is specially graded and sorted to match technical specifications of grain size ranges to meet most countries equipment requirements.

    Road De-icing/Snow melting salt

    De-icing Salts prevent 90% of road accidents in snow-prone areas during winter seasons. A thin layer of snow sheet on the roads, also known as ‘black ice’ is the major cause of road accidents during snow season, salt is sprinkled on these icy roads to melt the ice-sheet and make traction easier and safer to motorists. Each country uses different equipment for dispersing salt on snowed-on roads, our specially formulated de-icing salt ensures that the salt is fit for use in salt dispersing machines and equipment.

    A particle size range of 0.15mm and up to a maximum of 6mm (or 8mm in some countries) ensures that the salt does not choke or damage the salt spray machines.

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    Road De-icing/Snow melting salt

    HubPak-Salt Refinery(Hub Salt) produces and formulates salt for DE-icing/snow melting purposes for winter road maintenance and exports to several locations worldwide. Our DE-icing salt is specially graded and sorted to match technical specifications of grain size ranges to meet most countries equipment requirements.

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