Silicates Price Trends

Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Silicates. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Silicates for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Silicates:

A Silicate is a salt or ester extracted from silicic acid. Solid silicates are usually stable and well characterised. Any of numerous insoluble and complex metal salts that hold silicon and oxygen in the anion, constitute the largest class of minerals, and are further utilised in building materials like the cement, bricks, and glass.

Industrial Uses

  • Glass
  • Foundries
  • Construction
  • Ceramics
  • Chemical industry

Production Process:

  • Production of Silicates via Furnace Process.

In this process, silica sand is fused with soda ash at about 1,100oC to form water glass, that is, glass-like sodium silicate, which is then crushed and dissolved in water and digested under pressure with steam to finally produce neutral silicate. 

Procurement Resource also provides the production cost analysis of Silicates.


Supplier Database:

  • Nippon Chemical Industrial CO., LTD
  • Tokuyama Corporation
  • BASF SE
  • PQ Corporation
  • Evonik Industries AG


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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).