W.K. Merriman Products and Services

Magnesium   Oxide

Magnesium oxide cuts wastewater treatment costs by reducing the amount of alkali necessary for neutralization. Compared to hydrated calcium lye, magnesium oxide reduces product usage by 45%.

Magnesium Oxide

When neutralizing sulfuric acid based wastewater, the sludge volume generated can be decreased 35-50%.

Benefits of magnesium oxide include:

  • Improved pH control
  • Decreased product usage
  • Denser sludge
  • Improves metals removal
  • High effluent water quality
  • Safe for workers
  • Dry alkali
  • Cold environment friendly

Magnesium Oxide is versatile, commonly used in:

  • Fertilizers
  • Rubber and plastics
  • Wastewater neutralization
  • Pulp and paper
  • Sugar refining
  • Power generation
  • Metal Precipitation
  • Boiler and cooling water treatment
  • Animal feed

We ship to suit your needs. Available in bags, Super Sacks®, pneumatic trucks, and rail cars.