It is used to manufacture a variety of glass products such as container glass for packaging, float glass for
buildings and automobiles, fiber glass for insulation, etc.
Soaps and Detergents
It is used as a filler, pH adjuster, agglomerate aid, and water softener to manufacture soaps and detergents.
It is used as an electrolyte for electrolysis because it is a good conductor of electricity.
It is also used to prepare sodium silicate, in photograph development process as a pH regulator, swimming poolsto neutralize the excess chlorine, brick industry as a wetting agent, processing non-ferrous metals, etc.