Pharmaceutical: Sodium and chlorine derived from salt to develop drugs and health products.
Water conditioning: Replaces harsh chemicals (calcium and magnesium) with sodium essentially softening the water.
Industrial chemicals: Used in the manufacturing of dyes, ceramics, plastics, petroleum additives, rubber, paper, and countless other products. In fact, industrial salt comprises over 60 % of total usage in the industry.
Highway deicing: Salt, (Sodium Chloride) performs a vital role combating ice in winter road travel. Applied correctly, salt is cost effective and abundant.
Feed: Both human and animal salt is essential in our chemical makeup. Sodium chloride plays an integral part in insuring our bodies receive vital nutrients.
There are numerous industrial uses and applications for salt that can be found in every aspect of our everyday life. Examples of usage can be seen in agriculture, food, health, cosmetics. As you can see, salt occupies an important role in our lives.