Ammonium Sulphate Exporters & Supplier

Ammonium Sulphate Exporters & Supplier

Ammonium Sulphate is a white crystalline solid and is widely used for commercial purposes. It is produced by three processes – 

  • Synthetic manufacture from pure ammonia and concentrated sulphuric acid
  • From ammonia scrubbing off from tail gas at sulphuric acid
  • As a coke oven by-product

Uses of Ammonium Sulphate

Here are some uses of Ammonium Sulphate – 

  • It is a common nitrogen fertiliser in agriculture that gives plants an easily accessible source of sulphur and nitrogen.
  • It helps in a number of chemical reactions, including those that produce ammonium persulfate, which is used in the paper and textile industries.
  • Because of its acidic properties, it can be used in agriculture to bring the pH of alkaline soils down.
  • It is used in ammonium-based pulping and papermaking for the paper industry.
  • Used as raw material for hair-waving agents and hair dyes.

Specification of Ammonium Sulphate

Formula(NH₄)₂SO₄Chemical formula of ammonium sulphate
AppearanceColourless crystalsPhysical form of ammonium sulphate
OdourSlight ammonia odourSmell associated with ammonium sulphate
Molar mass132.14 g/molMolecular weight of ammonium sulphate
Density1.77 g/cm³Mass per unit volume of ammonium sulphate
Melting point280°C (536°F)Temperature at which ammonium sulphate melts
Boiling pointDecomposes before boilingTemperature at which ammonium sulphate decomposes instead of boiling
Solubility in water132 g/L at 20°CAmount of ammonium sulphate that can dissolve in water at 20°C
pHAcidic (5-6)Acidity level of ammonium sulphate solution
Nitrogen content20.5-21%Percentage of nitrogen present in ammonium sulphate
Sulphur content23-24%Percentage of sulfur present in ammonium sulphate

Specification may vary depending on the source and manufacturers.

Buoyancy General Trading LLC is one of the leading exporters and suppliers of ammonium sulphate. 


Q1. Why is ammonia sulphate used in fertiliser?

Ans. Ammonia helps in lowering the pH balance of the soil, which contributes to providing essential nitrogen for plant growth. 

Q2. Can ammonia sulphate a pesticide?

Ans. Ammonia sulphate is an inorganic herbicide additive – which is non-volatile and highly soluble in water. 

Q3. What is the NPK of ammonium sulphate fertiliser?

Ans. NPK of ammonium sulphate is NPK 20:00:00 with 24% sulphur (may vary).