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Monday, April 13, 2020

Why potassium carbonate cannot be prepared by Solvay process?

Potassium carbonate cannot be prepared by Solvay proces due to the reason that potassium bicarbonate (KHCO3) formed as an intermediate (When CO2 is Passed through ammoniated solution of potassium chloride) is highly soluble in water and can not be separated by filteration.

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