Soda Ash is the trade name of sodium carbonate (Na2CO3). It is the inorganic compound and its various hydrates. All forms are white, odourless, water-soluble salts. Its main areas of use are glass, detergent and chemical industries.
Soda ash is made in three main grades - light, medium and dense. They have the same chemical properties and differ only in physical properties such as bulk density and particle size.