Sulphur - Pastille

Sulphur (Pastille)

What is it?

Sulphur (S), also known as Elemental Sulphur, is a yellow granular solid.

It is an abundant, tasteless element. Sulphur’s most notable characteristic is its infamous smell – frequently compared to rotten eggs. Sulphur is found naturally in meteorites, volcanoes, hot springs, and as galena, gypsum, Epsom salts, and barite. Almost all the worlds sulphur is now recovered from crude oil.

Where is it applied?

  • Sulphuric Acid production is the major end-use for Sulphur.
  • As an additive to fertilisers, insecticides and fungicides.
  • Mineral processing
  • An additive in rubber vulcanisation, and as an industrial fluxing agent.