Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2015 / Article / Tab 8

Research Article

Preparation and Mechanism of a New Enhanced Flocculant Based on Bentonite for Drinking Water

Table 8

The costing evaluation for flocculant BTA based on the price of raw materials purchased from Beijing chemical market in 2013.

Raw materialContent
(wt%)
Price
(RMB¥/t)
Cost
(RMB¥/t)

PAC15.02000300
Ca-bentonite47.2500236
Talc2.9560017
Calcium hydroxide2.9570020
Citric acid2.955000147
Sodium bicarbonate2.95150044
Ferrous sulfate5.040020
Aluminum sulfate20.0800160
CPAM1.025000250

Total cost of raw materials (RMB¥/t)1194
Estimated total produced cost (RMB¥/t)200
Total cost of flocculant BTA (RMB¥/t)1400

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