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Copper Sulphate Bluestone 96% Technical Grade

Copper Sulphate Bluestone 96% Technical Grade

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Copper Sulphate is also known as Bluestone or Blue Vitriol is a salt useful for a wide range of applications.  This is a Technical Grade if approximately 96% purity.  Some of uts many uses includes;

    • Algaecide, used in water tanks to stop the growth of algae
    • Crystal formation for school projects etc
    • Fungicide - when mixed with lime it forms Bordeaux Mixture to control fungus on grapes, melons and berries
    • Antiseptic agent
    • In electroplating processes.
    • Antifungal agent for topical use
    • Treatment of copper deficiency
    • Etching - Copper sulfate is also used to etch zinc plates for intaglio printmaking.
    • Dyes - Copper sulfate can also be used as a mordant in vegetable dyeing.
    • Foot Rot treatment - dissolved in water in a "foot bath" for sheep to pass through.
    • Copper sulfate can be applied to your plants before disease starts as a preventative as well as when you begin to notice the dark spots of infection show.
    • As an additive to swimming pools to clear the water and eliminate algae. Put 2.5grams (half a teaspoon) every 10 to 15 days into the skimmer box and let the pool pump run for at least 12 hours.
    • Hoof treatment for thrush white-line disease and proud flesh

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